Advanced Topics in Global Information Management, Volume 1

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Tan, Felix B.
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jul 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 409 pages
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Advanced Topics in Global Information Management includes original material concerned with all aspects of global information management in three broad areas: Global Information Systems in Business Functions, Information Technology in Specific Regions of the World, Management of Global Information Resources and Applications. Both researchers and practitioners disseminate the evolving knowledge in these broad categories and the book examines a variety of aspects of global information management dealing with development, usage, failure, success, policies, strategies and applications of this valuable organizational resource.

*Note: This book is part of a new series entitled “Advanced Topics in Global Information Management”. This book is Volume One within this series (Vol. I, 2002).

 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
x
Section I Global Themes
xi
Chapter I Multilingual Electronic Commerce in a Global Economy
1
Lessons from Two Cases
12
Instrumental Development and Validation through Classical and Modern Approaches
25
Managing the Information Resources of Global Competitors
42
Chapter V The New Realities of Online Trading in the New Global Marketplace
63
A Case Study
74
Chapter XIV Can National Information Infrastructures Enhance Social Development in the Least Developed Countries?
207
Research in Thirteen UK Organizations
227
A Case Study in the Engineering Realms
250
Chapter XVII Facial Social Risks in IT Development in South AfricaLearning from Scandinavia
268
A Kuwaiti Illustration
290
An Empirical Study of Information Technology Managers in Norway
304
A Case Study
320
Assessment of National Intellectual Capital
329

Cultural Conflicts
83
Chapter VIII Ten Lessons That Internet Auction Markets Can Learn from Securities Market Automation
97
Development and Management Issues
120
Chapter X The Place of ICT in Global Planning
136
Chapter XI The Cultural Construction of Information Technology
150
Section II Regional Perspectives
159
Chapter XII Survey of IT Outstanding Experiences in US and UK Organizations
160
Japanese Manufacturing Firms in the UK Exert Control
190
Chapter XXII The Nature of ELoyalty in B2C ECommerce
346
An Analysis of Australian Views
370
About the Authors
385
Index
393
F
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L
395
S
396
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About the author (2001)

Felix B Tan is Professor of Information Systems and Chair of Business Information Systems discipline at Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand). He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Information Management. He is on the Executive Council and is Fellow of the Information Resources Management Association. He was also on the Council of the Association for Information System between 2003-2005. Dr. Tan’s current research interests are in electronic commerce, global information management, business-IT alignment, and the management of IT. Dr. Tan has published in MIS Quarterly, Information & Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Personal Communications, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, as well as other journals and refereed conference proceedings. Dr. Tan has over 25 years experience in information systems management and consulting with large multinationals, as well as university teaching and research in Singapore, Canada, and New Zealand. [Editor]

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