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Unformatted text preview: INFORMATION ACCURACY INFORMATION ACCURACY
► Importance ► Evaluation of information ► Guidelines IMPORTANT FOR: IMPORTANT FOR:
ORGANIZATIONS: To maintain credibility and reliablity To outshine the competition To prevent liability from bad information Important for: Important for:
INDIVIDUALS: Confidence in information Prevent costly mistakes EVALUATING INFORMATION EVALUATING INFORMATION
► Evaluate first to prevent loss of time and money ► Be aware of: Timeliness Comprehensiveness Audience Purpose GUIDELINES: GUIDELINES:
► 1 Who authored? ► 2 How current is the information? ► 3 Who is the intended audience? ► 5 What is the purpose? ► 4 Is the content accurate and objective? ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course BISM 165871 taught by Professor Hannah during the Spring '10 term at Kentucky State University.
- Spring '10