Purpose - The purpose of this article is to explore the concept of information culture, and to demonstrate its utility when considering information management in organisations. Design/methodology/approach - Case studies were conducted of organisations with similar functions, located in regions likely to have different cultural dimensions. Findings - The findings show that different values and attitudes to information are influencing factors of the information culture in the organisations studied. Practical implications - Knowledge and understanding of the features of information culture will assist with addressing the challenges of organisational information management in this globalised age. Originality/value - This research adds to the body of knowledge about information culture, in particular national dimensions.
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Journal of Documentation|
|Publication status||Published - 5 May 2008|
- Information management
- Information media
- Organizational culture
- Records management