DBA within the Organization

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
Part of the Applications of Modern Technology in Business book series (AMTB)


The activities of data base administration require that the DBA interact with several different groups, both within and outside the organization. These interactions and the dba’S role in each affect the proper location for the dba function within the organization. Thus, to understand the impact of alternative positions for dba within an organization, one must first understand the nature of these interfaces.


Data Base Company Management Organizational Position Data Base Approach Data Processing Activity 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Business AdministrationNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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