Information Organization And Retrieval

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Information Organization and Retrieval

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The era of 21st century is the millennium of advancements and innovations. Science and research has tremendous discoveries that have improved the process of information organization and retrieval. Internet has played the significant role in organizing the information in a more systematic way and has drastically speeded up the process of information retrieval. The following journal article is discussing one of the impacts of information retrieval that is knowledge, power and classification.

Knowledge, Power and Classification


In the era of 21st century, the advancements in technology have raised the need for information management. The globalization has brought the businesses closer and has provided them the platform to expand their operations and increase their sizes. Technology has placed its role in information organization and then its successful retrieval across the world. In such cases, the dealing of information and then its retrieval needs to have effective attention and management to run smoothly the operation of the businesses and avoid the hurdles in flawless retrievals.

We organize information - in our minds and in information systems - in order to collect and record it, retrieve it, evaluate and select it, understand it, process and analyze it, apply it, and rearrange and reuse it. The journal article demonstrates the information organization and its retrieval. Though there are many aspects of retrieving the information like standards and standardization: a critical assessment of their value and importance to the effective organization of knowledge, the representation of knowledge in classification schemes, classification schemes: philosophical or pragmatic etc but the main highlight of the given article is to elaborate the knowledge, power and the classifications that are occurring on smaller and larger scales in day to day businesses.


The organization of information is significant especially in management, as the whole system runs on the mechanism of organizing the data and information efficiently so the retrieval gets easy for the end user. Information organization is highly significant for the end-users to gain understanding of knowledge processing and information. Knowledge and power along with its classifications are prevailing in the corporate world as the right knowledge at the right time with the right access is very important for the flawless retrieval, so the processes can work smoothly.

Knowledge, Power and Classification

In today's rapidly changing business environment, we have entered a new era of knowledge management; humans must now live and work in a knowledge-based society as knowledge workers (Drucker, 1993). Therefore, knowledge is considered as the important aspect of information retrieval. The knowledge is classified in different areas.

The classification schemes and knowledge interact with each other in different ways. The synchronization between the two varies. It has been observed that the interaction at many times is harmonious. The relationship between the knowledge and classification is interesting. There are times when the knowledge and classification change together in the same direction. There are times when one variable changes and the other remains the same. The classification creates new knowledge often. The following ...
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