Analyzing the Information Behavior Under the Complexity Science Management Theory

  • Rongying Zhao
  • Mingkun Wei
  • Danyang Li
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 849)


Information behavior is a complicated process. Using the method of complexity science management to study the information behavior has important theoretical significance and practical guiding value. This paper provides a new perspective for information behavior, and introduces the theory of complexity science management, method, and the basic thoughts to solve the problems. The application of complexity science management in the research of information behavior was expounded from three aspects that includes theoretical system, research methods, research process to analyze the transformation of information behavior paradigm based on complexity science management.


Information behavior Complexity science management Complex network 

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This paper is supported by National Social Science Foundation in China (Grant No. 16BTQ055).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Center for Chinese Science EvaluationWuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Information ManagementWuhan UniversityWuhanChina

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