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

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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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 ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (, and Executive Director and President of the World Forgotten Children s Foundation ( 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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