Organizational Achievement and Failure in Information Technology Management

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Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jul 1, 1999 - Business & Economics - 265 pages
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With the success of the widely acclaimed first volume of this series (Success and Pitfalls of IT Management), comes the second volume, Organizational Achievement and Failure in Information Technology Management. This book is a collection real-life cases that focus on both achievements attained with the successful utilization of information technology as well as failures suffered as a result of substandard use and management of IT resources in organizations. Cases deal with issues that affect a wide variety of organizations--large and small businesses, government organizations and educational institutions.

This book also appeared as the journal, Annals of Cases on Information Technology: Applications and Management in Organizations, Volume 2.

 

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Contents

From Pilot to PracticeStreamlining Procurement and Engineering at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1
Deploying Distributed Computing Parking Gets New System
24
Learning Technology Management While Teaching Technology Management A Trial of Distance Learning in Higher Education
39
Laurier IT Priorities
61
Network Implementation Project in the State Sector in Scotland The Influence of Social and Organizational Factors
77
Isobords Geographic Information System Solution
91
The Value of Coin Networks The Case of Automotive Network Exchange
109
Reorganizing Information Technology Services in an Academic Environment
124
The Information Plan for Celerity Enterprises Inc A Teaching Case
187
The Application of IT for Competitive Advantage at Keane Inc
214
BigBang ERP Implementation at a Global Company
233
An Innovative Adaptation of General Purpose Accounting Software for a Municipal Social Services Agency
249
About the Authors
263
Index
268
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Evolution of an Executive Information System The Replenishment Data Warehouse at JeansWear
148
Implementation Failure of an Integrated Software Package A Case Study from the Far East
169

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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 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org), and Executive Director and President of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of over twenty books in information technology management. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, the Journal of Cases on Information Technology, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals. [Editor]

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