ERIC Number: ED212308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Papers and Proceedings. Syntopican VIII: "Moving Information--Concepts in Transition." (Minneapolis, MN, June 23-26, 1980).
This collection of 22 papers examines various word processing (WP) technologies, systems, and applications. The first five papers by C. Briggs, C. Taylor, G. McLean, D. Remsen, and C. Norris discuss WP applications in the Army, a WP system for an insurance firm, the organization of the International Word Processing Association, WP fundamentals, and emerging information processing technology. The next five papers by D. Bentley, R. Baxter, K. McManus, B. Follett, and T. Helweg examine WP presentations to senior management, communications technology in WP, training personnel in machine dictation, interfacing WP equipment with computer output microfilm devices, and current WP storage technology. Next, papers by E. Scott, J. Duffy, D. Cheny, B. Boucher, and M. Ruprecht review the Department of Transportation's Automated Office System, public relations and the WP manager, successful implementation of a WP system, the addition of photocomposition capabilities, and WP productivity measures. The final set of papers by L. O'Keeffe, J. Carlisle, R. Baxter, M. Balmer, A. Mattox and J. McCollum, and K. Wagoner considers a project approach to integrating WP systems, office automation and management effectiveness, the assessment of WP technology, the information manager as change agent, career paths in information processing, and emerging trends in WP education. Sample forms and illustrations are provided in many of the papers. (KL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Automation, Career Ladders, Communications, Computer Output Microfilm, Computer Storage Devices, Computers, Information Processing, Insurance Companies, Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Organizational Change, Organizational Communication, Organizational Effectiveness, Personnel Evaluation, Photocomposition, Productivity, Public Relations, Systems Development
International Word Processing Association, 1015 North York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Army; Department of Transportation; Dictation; International Word Processing Association; Word Processing
Note: Graphs, charts, and computer forms may not reproduce well.