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Records Management and Electronic Records Management Opportunities and Limitations: A case study in Greek companies
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Informatics.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This Master thesis focuses on the concept of Records Management (RM) and Electronic Records Management (ERM) and how the adoption of an Electronic Document Records Management System (EDRMS) affects a business setting. The research focuses on the factors of perceived efficiency and on the costs that exist in a company. More specifically, this Master thesis is a qualitative exploratory case study which's aim is to examine and present the experiences and the attitudes of 4 individuals who are working in companies that possess an EDRMS. In order to acquire this deeper understanding, the data collection methods that were used were the in person semi structured interviews and the observation. During the research was examined how the perceived efficiency and the costs in a company are affected by a proper RM/ERM program. The analysis of the collected data shown that the specific individuals in the specific firms are benefited by the EDRMS and that their work is improved.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 53 p.
Keyword [en]
Records Management (RM), Electronic Records Management (ERM), Electronic Document Records Management System (EDRMS), Opportunities, Benefits, Limitations, Companies, Greece.
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Information Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-45536OAI: diva2:842828
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Master Programme in Information Systems, 120 credits
2015-06-16, B3037, 13:55 (English)
Available from: 2015-07-23 Created: 2015-07-22 Last updated: 2015-07-23Bibliographically approved

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