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Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology

Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 1686
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8
ISBN13: 978-1-59904-929-8
EISBN13: 978-1-4666-6537-8


Description

The information technology domain is a dynamic and expansive component that is essential to today's organizational structure. The diffusion of information technology through every industry worldwide has dramatically increased the demand for multidisciplinary and comprehensive research to address the successes, pitfalls, opportunities, challenges, as well as the behavioral, social, economic, and interpersonal impacts, of widespread IT implementation.

Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology compiles unique perspectives from the world's leading authorities on the impact of information technology on diverse industries, and the challenges and obstacles that management must face in order to maximize the success of information technology integration into their organizations. These proceedings from the 18th Annual Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) Conference provide authoritative knowledge on leading trends and applications of information technology and management. Topics presented within the proceedings include:

  • Accounting information systems
  • Agile approaches to systems development
  • Business data communications and networking
  • Customer relationship management systems
  • Database management technologies
  • Data warehousing and mining
  • Distance learning technologies
  • Doctoral symposium submissions
  • Electronic government research
  • Geographic information systems
  • Human computer interaction
  • Human side of IT
  • Information quality management
  • Information security management
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Interactive and educational technology
  • IT evaluation methods and management
  • IT global sourcing
  • IT in small business
  • IT management in developing countries
  • IT teaching cases
  • Multicultural issues in IT management
  • Multimedia information management
  • Open source software
  • Project management and IT
  • Social responsibility in the information age
  • Software engineering technologies
  • Software process improvement
  • Strategic IT management
  • Text database and document management
  • Unified modeling language and unified process
  • Virtual organizations and society
  • Web-based learning and teaching technologies
  • Virtual universities

    With this depth and breadth of coverage of the most current research understanding of the global information technology environment, this collection is essential to any library's efforts to provide up-to-date content on these topics.

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