Final Year undergraduates in Business Schools, and postgraduate and post-experience programmes at MA and MBA level, on courses such as Information Systems/BIS/MIS/Systems Methodology. Also relevant to courses in University Departments of Computer Studies/Information Technology.The book provides an overview of information, organizations and management, based on a consistent framework of systems concepts, and addressing the world of global communications and a global economy. This third edition has been substantially reworked and updated to take account of developments in this rapidly changing area. The book continues to emphasize systems thinking and concepts but in a more global arena, reflecting the changes to the way in which information is communicated. The message remains that systems concepts are the key to understanding this new complexity and to relating it to practical management application.