Global Information Systems and Technology: Focus on the Organization and Its Functional Areas

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P. Candace Deans, Kirk R. Karwan
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Dec 31, 1993 - Business & Economics - 580 pages
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Many of the technological and managerial challenges of operating in the international environment are being addressed through global IT applications at the functional level of the organization. Global Information Systems and Technology: Focus on the Organization and Its Functional Areas provides a forum for identifying the specific impacts of IT in each of these areas and for understanding how the various challenges and solutions in the functional areas are being integrated via information technology. With a total of 27 chapters, this book examines several functional areas -- marketing, financial services, accounting, manufacturing and logistics, research and development, human resources -- all within the context of today's international business enterprise.
 

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Contents

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY
31
Promise of Decision Support Systems for International
60
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN INTERNATIONAL
103
Information Technology in the Major International
132
Continuing
167
Reengineering Trading and Treasury Operations in
186
INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING
223
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR GLOBAL
261
Opportunities or Threats? Information Technology
375
GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS _
401
Human Resource Information
424
The Design and Development of Modules for an
444
Information Systems Personnel Human Resource
462
ORGANIZATIONAL IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES
477
National Culture Information Systems
493
The Risks Associated with Planning and
514

Information Technology and Leadtime Management in
279
International Purchasing Transactions Through
312
Global Logistics Using Satellite Technology for
329
THE IMPACTS OF IT ON INNOVATION AND GLOBAL
343
Information Technology for RD in Global Business
361
Finding Application Families and Application
540
Glossary
558
Author Biographies
567
Index
577
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