Purpose – This paper aims to review current research and developments with particular reference to some of the challenges of tracking and protecting data when innovative methods of capture and processing are used. Some ethical issues are considered. Design/methodology/approach – A general review and survey of selected research and development topics. Findings – Illustrates the multi‐ and trans‐disciplinary natures of studies in cybernetics, systems and management science with a view to further research and development activity. Practical implications – The choice of reviews provides the awareness of current trends in these areas, of research and application. Originality/value – The reviews are selected from global database and give a studied assessment of current research and development initiatives.
Kybernetes – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 11, 2008
Keywords: Computers; Cybernetics; Management effectiveness