Managing Adaptability, Intervention, and People in Enterprise Information Systems

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Tavana, Madjid
Information Science Reference, May 31, 2011 - Computers - 296 pages
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Enterprise Information Systems (EIS), as business management systems, seek to combine all aspects of an organization. EIS facilitate enterprise-wide integrated information systems (IS) covering all functional areas of the organization and performing core business activities. In today s uncertain and complex business environment, EIS are critical to organizations.

Managing Adaptability, Intervention, and People in Enterprise Information Systems highlights ongoing issues in three areas having implications for EIS: adaptability, intervention, and people. This book discusses the role of change management, conversion management, readiness management, knowledge management, e-business management, people management, and stakeholder management for a competitive advantage in EIS. Ongoing research on EIS is vital to provide insights into the challenges, issues, and solutions related to management of various aspects of EIS in our ever changing world.

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Madjid Tavana is a professor of Business Systems and Analytics and the Lindback Distinguished Chair of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at La Salle University, where he served as Chairman of the Management Department and Director of the Center for Technology and Management. He is a Distinguished Research Fellow at Kennedy Space Center, Johnson Space Center, Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds a MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems . He has also published several books and over one hundred and fifty research papers in academic journals such as Information Sciences, Decision Sciences, Information Systems, Interfaces, Annals of Operations Research, Advances in Space Research, Omega, Information and Management, Expert Systems with Applications, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Computers and Operations Research, Energy Economics, Applied Soft Computing, and Energy Policy. [Editor]

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