Writings of Abbe Mowshowitz on Virtual Organization and Social Issues in Computing
Virtual Organization: Toward a Theory of Societal Transformation Stimulated by Information Technology. Westport, CT: Quorum Books (Greenwood Publishing Group), 2002.
The Conquest of Will: Information Processing in Human Affairs. Reprint with new preface. Delft, The Netherlands: Eburon, 1989.
Human Choice and Computers, 2. Proceedings of the Second IFIP Conference on Human Choice and Computers, Baden, Austria, June 4â€‘8, 1979. Amsterdam: Northâ€‘Holland, 1980.
Inside Information: Computers in Fiction. Reading, MA: Addisonâ€‘Wesley Publishing Company, 1977.
The Conquest of Will: Information Processing in Human Affairs. Reading, MA: Addisonâ€‘Wesley Publishing, 1976.
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Technology as excuse for questionable ethics. AI & Society, in press.
Public vs. private interest on the Internet. Communications of the ACM, in press. (with N. Kumar)
Who should govern the Internet? Communications of the ACM, 49 (2), 2006, pp. 35-37. (with N. Kumar)
Consumer power in the digital society. Communications of the ACM, 48 (10), 2005, pp. 46-51. (with E. Zureik)
The digital society (special section of CACM). Communications of the ACM, 48 (10), 2005, pp. 32-74. (edited together with M. Turoff)
Quantifying the switching model of virtual organization. Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, 6(4), 2005, pp. 53-74. (with A. Kawaguchi)
Measuring search engine bias. Information Processing and Management, 2005 41(5), pp. 1193-1205. (with A. Kawaguchi)
Bias on the Web. Communications of the ACM, 45 (9), 2002, pp. 56-60. (with A. Kawaguchi)
Assessing bias in search engines. Information Processing and Management 38(1), 2002, pp. 141-156. (with A. Kawaguchi)
Virtual organization: the new feudalism. IEEE Computer, 34 (4), 2001, pp. 110-112.
The switching principle in virtual organization. In: P. Sieber and J. Griese, eds. Organizational Virtualness and Electronic Commerce. Bern, Switzerland: Simova Verlag, 1999, pp. 9-20.
Virtual feudalism. In: P.J. Denning and R.M. Metcalf, eds. Beyond Calculation: the Next Fifty Years of Computing. New York: Copernicus (Springer-Verlag), 1997, pp. 213-231.
On the theory of virtual organization. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 14(6), 1997, pp. 373-384.
Lessons from a cautionary tale. Communications of the ACM, 40(5), 1997, pp. 23-25.
Virtual organization (special section of CACM). Communications of the ACM, 40(9), 1997, pp. 30-37.
De virtuele organizatie: naar een algemene theorie. (Virtual organization: toward a general theory.) In: R. van Dael & C. Metselaar, eds. De Virtuele Organizatie. Deventer, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 1997, pp. 27-37.
Le meilleur des marchÃ©s: marchandises informationelles et changement de sociÃ©tÃ©. (Brave new marketplace: information commodities and societal change.) In: A. MayÃ¨re, ed. La SociÃ©tÃ© Informationelle. Paris: L’Harmattan, 1997, pp. 23-42.
Social control and the network marketplace. In: D. Lyon and E. Zureik, eds., Surveillance, Computers and Privacy. Minneapolis: Univ. MN Press, 1996, pp. 79-103.
Knowledge-intensive systems in the social service agency: anticipated impacts on the organization. AI & Society, 9(2), 1995, pp. 161-183. (with W. Ferns)
Information as a commodity: assessment of market value, in: M. Yovits, ed., Advances in Computers, Vol. 38, 1994. New York: Academic Press, pp. 247-316.
Virtual organization: a vision of management in the information age. The Information Society, 10(4), 1994, pp. 267-288.
Virtual feudalism: a vision of political organization in the information age. Informatization and the Public Sector, 2, 1992, pp. 213-231. (A version of this paper also appeared in: Frissen, P.H.A., et al., eds. Orwell of Athene? Democratie en informatiesamenleving. Den Haag: Sdu Juridische & Fiscale Uitgeverij, 1992, 285-300.
On the market value of information commodities: I. The nature of information and information commodities. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 43, 1992, pp. 225-232.
On the market value of information commodities: II. Supply price. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 43, 1992, pp. 233-241.
On the market value of information commodities: III. Demand Price. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 43, 1992, pp. 242-248.
Technology, freedom and community, in: M. Schwarz, ed., De Technologische Cultuur. Amsterdam: De Balie Publishers, 1989.
On managing technological change. Technovation 9, 1989, pp. 623-633.
On the growth of consumer markets for teleservices, in: J.M. Noothoven van Goor and G. Lefcoe, eds., Teleports in the Information Age. Amsterdam: Northâ€‘Holland, 1987, pp. 87â€‘93.
Social dimensions of office automation, in: M. Yovits, ed., Advances in Computers, Vol. 25, 1986. New York: Academic Press, pp. 335â€‘404.
Ethical dimensions of information technology in global business, in: W.M. Hoffman, et al., eds., Ethics and the Multinational Enterprise (Proceedings of the Sixth National Conference on Business Ethics). Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986, pp. 511â€‘530.
On the social relations of computers. Human Systems Management 5, 1985, 99â€‘110.
Scholarship and policyâ€‘making: the case of computerâ€‘communications, Computers and Society 13, No. 2, 1983, pp. 2â€‘9.
The bias of computing, in: W.M. Hoffman and J.M. Moore, eds., Ethics and the Management of Computer Technology. Cambridge, MA: Oelgeschlager, Gunn and Hain, 1982, pp.28â€‘48.
On approaches to the study of social issues in computing, Communications of the ACM 24, 1981, pp. 146â€‘155.
Ethics and cultural integration in a computerized world, in: A. Mowshowitz, ed., Human Choice and Computers, 2. Amsterdam: Northâ€‘Holland Publishing, 1980, pp. 251â€‘269.
Afterthoughts and reflections, in: A. Mowshowitz, ed., Human Choice and Computers, 2. Amsterdam: Northâ€‘Holland, 1980, pp. 291â€‘299.
A critique of “Preserving individual autonomy in an informationâ€‘oriented society”, in: L.J. Hoffman, ed., Computers and Privacy in the Next Decade. New York: Academic Press, 1980, pp. 97-102.
Computers and the mechanization of judgment, Journal of Community Communications, Fall 1978, pp. 21-32.
Information, power, and complexity, Part I, Computers and People 25 (Jan. 1976), pp.23â€‘27.
Information, power, and complexity, Part II, Computers and People 25 (Feb. 1976), pp. 20â€‘26.
CONFERENCE PAPERS, REPORTS, AND OTHER WRITINGS
The virtues of virtual. Interview. Ubiquity (an ACM IT magazine and forum), 45, issue 11, May 6 – 12, 2003.
â€˜Virtual organizationâ€™: a service-level resource management framework for distributed network infrastructures. Globecom 2003 Proceedings, San Francisco, 2003. (with K. Ravindran)
Analyzing search engine bias. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Information Technologies, Montclair State Univ., October, 2001. (with A. Kawaguchi)
Bias in information retrieval systems. In: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems, Charlotte, NC, December 1999, pp. 32-37. (with A. Kawaguchi)
On building a trans-European network. In: E.D. Hoadley and I. Benbasat, eds. Proceedings of the Fourth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Association for Information Systems, 1998.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA): Drugs Information Exchange Network (REITOX), A Drugs Information Network for the EMCDDA. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1994. (with E. Esmeijer and M. Morival)
European Positioning in the Information Economy. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1993.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA): Feasibility Study Final Report. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1993. (with E. Esmeijer and M. Morival)
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA): Feasibility Study into Information Technology and Networking, Phase III. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1992. (with E. Esmeijer and M. Morival)
European Drugs Monitoring Centre (EDMC): Feasibility Study, Phases I & II. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1991. (with E. Esmeijer and M. Morival)
On the Market Value of Information Commodities. Report, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, 1990.
Cooperative Extension: A Functional Model for Technology Transfer and Economic Development in Rural America. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1990.
Man as machine impersonator, in: H. Schachter, ed. The Ethics of Computer Use. Newark, NJ: NJIT Center for Technology Studies, 1989.
Communication and Comparative Advantage in the Business Arena. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1988.
Comments on the Passport Inquiry (Aantekeningen bij het Paspoortonderzoek), in: Enquete Paspoortproject: Rapport van de Commissie. The Hague: Tweede Kamer, vergaderjaar 1987â€‘1988, 20 559, nr. 8, 1. (with H. van Dongen)
Education and the growth of knowledge (Chapter 6 of THE CONQUEST OF WILL), reprinted in: Technology and the Human Prospect. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University Humanities Institute, 1987.
The Information Marketplace. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1987.
Information, Globalization, and National Sovereignty. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1987.
Toward a Research Agenda on the Constitution and Technology. Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1985.
Advanced Technology and Manpower Policy for the Factory of the Future. Report, Consortium of Manufacturing Companies, Center for Manufacturing Productivity, R.P.I., 1985. (with B.T. Shaw)
Information Infrastructure Rotterdam. Report, Rotterdam Harbor Consortium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1984.
The future with AI: freedom and community?:, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C., 1984.
Wealth and jobs in the fifth new world:, in Proceedings of the ACM Annual Conference (San Francisco, October 8â€‘10, 1984). New York: Assoc. for Computing Machinery.
Information technology and economic nationalism:, in Proceedings of CIPS Session 84 (Calgary, Canada, May 9â€‘11, 1984). Toronto: Canadian Information Processing Society, pp. 508â€‘513. Reprint of 1983 Technical Report.
Computers and the myth of neutrality:, in Proceedings of the 1984 ACM Computer Science Conference. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 1984.
Regulating the information society, L.C.S.T. Briefings of 1983:. Legislative Commission on Science & Technology, State of New York, 1984, pp. 1â€‘9.
Information technology and the division of power:, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C., 1983 Reprinted by Studies in Communication Technology, Queens University, Canada, 1985.
Office automation: new arena for old struggle:, in Proceedings of the ACM Annual Conference (New York, October 24 â€‘26, 1983). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 1983.
Handicrafts in the Age of Information. Report, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands, 1983.
Information Technology and Economic Nationalism, contributed paper, Society for Manufacturing Engineers’ World Congress on the Human Aspects of Automation, University of Michigan, August 10, 1983.
A plan for governmentâ€‘industryâ€‘university cooperation: an industrial extension service, in: Proceedings of the Conference on the Reindustrialization of New York State. SUNY Albany, May 7-8, 1983.
Is highâ€‘tech good for you?, At Rensselaer 83, Fall 1983.
Information technology and economic nationalism, Technical Paper MM83â€‘482, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Dearborn, MI, 1983.
Social change in the computer revolution, in: Florida and the Question of Privacy, Florida State University Humanities Institute, 1983.
Social issues in office automation, in: Office Automation Conference 1981 Digest. Arlington, VA: AFIPS Press, 1981.
Automated Payment Systems in the United States . Report, Christian National Union, The Netherlands, 1981. (with K.C. Laudon)
Computerization of the Maritime Industry in the United States . Report, Rotterdam Harbor, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1981. (with K.C. Laudon)
An Assessment of the National Crime Information Center and Computerized Criminal History System . Report, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States, 1980. (with K.C. Laudon)
A Report of the Workshop on Science Technology and Society . Report, Graduate School of Managementâ€‘Delft, 1980. (with R. Dunning, W. DeLaat, and A. Maas)
Social Issues in Computing: Problem Definition and Research Strategy . Report, SSHRC, Ottawa, Canada, 1979.
Computers and ethical judgment in organizations, in: ACM 78: Proceedings of the 1978 Annual Conference. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 1978, pp. 675-683.
Information technology, ethics and social structure, in: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. Philadelphia: ASIS, 1977.
Computing power and political opportunism, Technical Report, Dept. of Computer Science, Cornell University, 1976.