Managing with information technology

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John Richard Ennals, Phil Molyneux
Springer-Verlag, 1993 - Business & Economics - 284 pages
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The increased availability of information technology has not been matched by an increased understanding of how to use it. One response to the problem has been the creation of "hybrid" managers, who combine a knowledge of the new technology with an understanding of the area in which it is being used. Richard Ennals and Phil Molyneux work in one such hybrid field, Business Information Technology, which combines the ideas and experiences from numerous traditional disciplines. Managing with Information Technolgy offers a unique approach to this important area, in that it bridges the conventional divides between private, public, and voluntary management. Produced as a collaborative effort, it brings together the ideas and experiences of people in academica, industry, education, and the community sector. The contributions cover 6 main areas: the fundamentals of business information technology; information systems and IT strategies; artificial intelligence and knowledge-based systems; hybrid managers; knowledge-based training systems; and human-centred systems. Managing with Information Technology offers a broad-based, critical evaluation of the role of information technology.

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Contents

Editorial Overview
21
Information Systems Methodologies
37
Electronic Messaging
58
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About the author (1993)

Bo Goranzon
Professor, Skill and Technology, Industrial Economics and Management, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm.
Artistic Director, the Dialogue Seminar, The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm.
Prof Goranzon is a well-published author with sixteen titles to his name. He has also published journals, research reports and essays.

Maria Hammaren
Researcher, writer, Skill and Technology, Industrial Economics and Management, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm.

Richard Ennals
Professor at The Centre for Working Life Research, Kingston University, London.
Professor Ennals is a visiting Professor at The Royal Institute of Technology and the Swedish National Institute for Working Life in Stockholm.

Philip Molyneux is Professor of Banking and Finance in the School of Accounting, Banking and Economics at the University of Wales, Banner and Professor of Financial Services and Financial Conglomerates at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His main research interests relate to the structure, efficiency and performance of banking markets and financial systems, areas in which he has written widely. He has acted as a consultant to many international banks and organisations, including the New York Federal Reserve Bank, World Bank and European Commission. He is currently a member of the UK's National Institute's Advisory Panel on the European Financial Markets Programme. Nidal Shamroukh is a financial engineer at Algorithmics UK, an enterprise-wide risk management software provider. He is a graduate of Bilkent University, Turkey and obtained his MA and PhD degrees from University of Wales, Bangor. Currently he advises major banks on modelling their portfolios and managing their risks.

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