Tietokulttuurin ulottuvuudet sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon uudistuvissa organisaatioissa – vuorovaikutteisen tiedolla johtamisen haaste
This article examines the dimensions of information culture (Choo 2013) in Finnish social and health care. Secondly, we ask how information culture should be developed in the context of reforms. Information culture is defined as interactive, open and valuebased activity in organizations, and it can be defined by four dimensions: rulefollowing, relationshipbased, risktaking and resultoriented. The dimensions are studied based on 223 survey responses from the managers and supervisors in two health care districts. The results show that there is activity in all dimensions, resultoriented gets the slightly highest scores. Resultoriented and relationshipbased information cultures are highly valued, but borders and problems in information reliability effect on information usage. Conclusively, supporting information creating and sharing activities and leadership practices are considered important in developing relationshipbased and creative information culture in social and health care organizations.