The introduction of the data base approach, often accompanied by a data base management system, represents a major change from traditional methods of data processing. The new technology, along with the new philosophy of data ownership and control, has a profound effect on the development and administration of systems. This change in work content is also accompanied by changes in the organization of the data processing staff, namely the introduction of the dba function. Thus the dba has a central role in this drama of organizational change.
KeywordsData Base Organizational Dynamics Organizational Position Formal Authority Task Interdependence
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