1. Information Overload: An International Challenge to Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators

  1. Judith B. Strother1,
  2. Jan M. Ulijn2 and
  3. Zohra Fazal1
  1. Judith B. Strother1,
  2. Jan M. Ulijn2 and
  3. Zohra Fazal1

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118360491.ch1

Information Overload: An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators

Information Overload: An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators

How to Cite

Strother, J. B., Ulijn, J. M. and Fazal, Z. (2012) Information Overload: An International Challenge to Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators, in Information Overload: An International Challenge for Professional Engineers and Technical Communicators (eds J. B. Strother, J. M. Ulijn and Z. Fazal), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118360491.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Florida Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Open University of The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Florida Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Open University of The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118230138

Online ISBN: 9781118360491

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Keywords:

  • information-driven economy and problems of overload;
  • information, vaguely unreliable and limited;
  • technology/corporate chasm, of possibility and practice;
  • information overload and chronic state of mental overload;
  • information and time-management perspective

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions, Causes, and Consequences of Information Overload

  • Perspectives on the Concept of Information Overload

  • Readers of this Book

  • Structure of this Book

  • References