OI3-1 - Organizational models for GIS management

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Author and Citation Info: 

DiBiase, D., DeMers, M., Johnson, A., Kemp, K., Luck, A. T., Plewe, B., and Wentz, E. (2006). Organizational models for GIS management. The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge. Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers. (2nd Quarter 2016, first digital).

Learning Objectives: 
  • Illustrate what functions a support or service center can provide to an organization using GIS&T
  • Analyze how using GIS&T as an integrating technology affects different models of management Describe how GIS&T can be used in the decision-making process in organizations dealing with natural resource management, business management, public management, or operations management 
  • Explain how GIS&T can be an integrating technology
  • Differentiate an enterprise system from a department-centered GIS