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Managing Web-Enabled Technologies in Organizations: A Global Perspective

Managing Web-Enabled Technologies in Organizations: A Global Perspective
Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright: ©2000
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-72-8
ISBN13: 9781878289728
ISBN10: 1878289721
EISBN13: 9781930708686


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Technological advancements of the past several decades in computer and telecommunication technologies have had a profound impact upon the fundamental structures of society, and particularly, upon organizations. As these technologies have matured and developed, many organizations have been looking into the organizational and managerial changes that can be made that allow the organization to achieve greater utilization of these technologies to improve their competitive postures.Web-enabled technologies have become a serious contender. Many global organizations are looking into the emerging web-enabled technologies to make their dispersed operations around the world more efficient and maintaining greater control over their resources. Those organizations that have not attempted to identify and master the many applications of web-enabled technologies will have serious difficulty competing and surviving.

This book gives you the latest research findings/writings related to the web-enabled technologies utilization and management in organizations throughout the world.

Reviews and Testimonials

Managing Web-Enabled Technologies in Organizations: A Global Perspective"The book does exactly what its title says-presents a global perspective on managing global technologies. It should appeal to a wide and intelligent audience.""This book does a thorough job of presenting key issues and perspectives on today's premier evolving technologies. A fascinating collection of articles.""Relevant to researchers and practitioners alike. This collection captures the state of the art in managing web-enabled technologies. A must read."

– Edward Szewczak, Ph.D.Canisius College

A timely book that precisely targets two areas of critical concern for today's businesses: strategically managing the Web and how organizations can cope with Web-enabled technologies globally. It should be required reading for all business students and scholars who need to be well versed in the most critical and topical issues of our day. This book will quickly establish a standard that will dominate the field. I highly recommend it."This is a significant and innovative book in our field. It is a must-read book for anyone wanting to be versed in the most up-to-date issues surrounding international business on the Web. The international contributors address critical issues of Web-enabled organizations in an international economy in fresh and comprehensive ways. They cover diverse areas such as Web development and design methodologies; training and managing e-commerce; and e-commerce in developing countries. This volume will set the standard for knowledge in Web-enabled technologies for years to come.""A new book of epic proportions. The contributing authors are to be congratulated on creating a book of essential readings for any student, professor, or business person who wants to quickly and completely understand the strategic use of Web-enabled technologies as they relate to organizations conducting business on the Web. I heartily recommend it to all those who want to be well read in the most significant e-commerce management, development and design topics of our day. It is a ground breaking book that will easily become the new standard on effectively using Web-enabled technologies."

– Kenneth KendallSchool of Business Rutgers University

The book contributes much to the emerging world of business, which is driven by web technologies. The reader can study the subject from critical issues through developmental solutions to education and training strategies.

– Andrew TargowskiDepartment of Business Information Systems, Haworth College of BusinessWestern Michigan University

Author's/Editor's Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Ed.)
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.


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