Information Management MARA University of Technology
INFORMATION OVERLOAD IMD 112
PREPARED BY: UMUL FATIMAH BINTI HAZMAN UiTM ID: 2013222872 GROUP: IM1101C SUPERVISED: MADAM NURHIDAYAH BINTI HASHIM
SUBMISSION DATE: 23 JULY 2013
The Indroduction Of Information Overload Generally,information have been recognized as processed data, text, voice
It also severely affecting the efficient working and productivity of an organization.the quality of making decision will decrease. So it would be easy to manage the information. The information also must have some potential value and accessible too. Information overload refers to the difficulty a person can have understanding an issue and making decisions that can be caused by the presence of too much information. everybody gets information all day long that they lose their common senses.
The Factor Of Information Overload There are two types of factors involved in the problem of information overload
. As it happen. If we not manage our information.it would be an overload. Information overload only appear when the amount of input already exceed the capacity of process. Gertrude Stain once said.especially managers in businesses. The problem or information overload was affecting the effectiveness.and/or image and is synonymous with knowledge or intelligence.efficiency and even the health of professional workers. It might look simple in our eyes but it sure hard for people who having problem of information overload itself.
. Some individual does not have time to manage their information that they get from e-mail.newspaper and news. They do not have to deal with this problem before. Personal factor is lack of time. For the factors of organization.spend time with family and doing homework. they are all factors affecting the organization. This makes their encounter problems when dealing with information overload problem. Factor for the organization.
But lack of methods for comparing and processing different kind of information for an organizational is important for them to compare each information they get because it is easier for them to do their work. because if problems occur on employee information overload so it will definitely involve the organization itself. Personal factors are all factors affecting the individual and does not involve any party. when a manager is not able to handle such information from subordinates report then it will disturb organization operating system. For example. the usual confusion among an organization's employees about where they can access and locate the sources of information required until they take too much time to track down information they desire without being aware of the occurrence of information overload.letter. Because things like this they are not able to manage time well and also have got this problem because of the lack of experience in the information overload problem. For example a marketing manager needs the latest information and compare it with the old information to ensure their products always get a warm welcome among customers. friends or organization. They get busy with their daily life activity like work at office. particularly when associated with employees in the organization itself. whether it's family.personal factors and organization factors.
computers. then the information overload has occurred.
. Information overload too many give consequence or adverse effects and it is also divided into two adverse effects on the individual and the adverse impact on the organization.The Consequences of The Information Overload. especially in this modern age. Information overload generally adversely affect the very deep. tablets and internet are widely used throughout the world. As smart phones.
Some are made of paper physical clutter that we collect from mail. handouts. Organizations also face problems due to information overload but there are some organizations such as the large companies face this problem goes bankrupt. Costs that involve the collection. Therefore we are not able to work because of other more important spent most of our time by examining every detail looked we face information overload problem. It explained that the life we now rely heavily on technology until we get information overload problem. the company will face financial difficulties. processing.Unlike in the past where at that time we still manage information manually. This is due to the many companies that go bankrupt because of problems in information management and inadequate financial resources. There is a saying: the world at the fingertips. processing and transmission of information. and process all the information presented to us. We also spent a lot of time to review the information that we can via e-mail. Mainly individuals will face depression or stress of not being able to manage information appropriately. and less aware. Mental clutter from even getting trying to keep track. Almost all of the decision-making process of a company involves the collection. So there are studies that say that taking into account the cost of almost 50% of the total capital. Patients will have symptoms such as foggy brained. It also show us the reason why we rely on information. catch-up. shopping and others. This proves that the information is very important to an organization. irritable. There are many consequence of information overload faced by individuals. sales pitches. distracted. so in case of overloaded information. storage and
. May even worsen to get a mental breakdown or information overload disorders. paperwork and so on.
it also can be a school. Organizations are not necessarily the company. then came the various theories to avoid and solve the problem of continues. but due to lots of time spent with the information overload that can not accept such a golden opportunity.transmission of information is very high. family or an organization such as a company. These solutions bring benefits to the various parties.
The Way to Overcoming the Information Overload Largely due to information overload problem on the individual and the organization. No matter whether the individual. The saying goes: better be safe than sorry.organization scrutinize spending lots of time with a lot of information to miss a golden opportunity as lucrative contract deals and can give a lot to the company's return. government organizations and private organizations as examples Affairs Ministry. Therefore we must apply the theories of this solution every time face information overload problem that we
. It also makes the problem of information overload.
Restricted to one or two sources only. For example. Do not take a brochure or receive handouts from the places we visit. Do not manage two or more information at a time to prevent us from being bombarded with information. Do not store the information for too long. If we get a lot of information at one time. Enough to write memos. I will make sure I will separate the information in according with the specifications of information itself.are no longer plagued with problems even have time to do other more important jobs. be sure to only take the information that is really useful. we must eliminate the information or give
. we only use the internet to get any information. To overcome the problem of information overload. This may prevent us from bringing it to the house to make our home filled with brochures and handouts dumping. Ensure that the information is constantly updated and we can keep pace with the times. song or video from the internet. e-mail. Because of information overload makes us lost a lot time to do other job. We also can separate information we receive into groups so it will be easy to see the information at a later date. take video and take photographs. Every time I receive information or download a file. We also have to manage the information in one time. Reduce the resources that we normally use to get a piece of information that we do not spend time looking at all the information from the resources we use. If the information is no longer useful. Try to avoid useless information. we must be firm to stop subscribing to any magazines. With this we are able to manage their time and information better. I always use this method. and newspaper ads that do not bring benefit to us even if it's free.
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