Published Dec 28, 1998

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Diego Ricardo Torres-Martínez, MSc



The principal purpose of this article is to show an insight into the concept of organisational memory and itsapplicability in organisations. Furthermore as this concept relates to information processing, an exploration of the role and use of the Information Systems (IS) in this area is carriet out. The methodologicalframework ofthe article is based on an exploration of the main features of the human memory and on how this appreciation fits into an organisational contexto For the purpose of this article an understanding of organisation is related to the network of relationships between behaviours. This article is intended to motivate further research in the relationship among organisational learning processes, organisational memory and information technology.

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How to Cite
Torres-Martínez, D. R. (1998). Organisational Memory: Towards an understanding and the role of information systems. Ingenieria Y Universidad, 2(2), 111–121. Retrieved from