Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM)
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Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM)

Interim Editor-in-Chief: Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Published Quarterly. Est. 1993.
ISSN: 1062-7375|EISSN: 1533-7995|DOI: 10.4018/JGIM
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John Naisbitt, in his book, Global Paradox, says "the bigger the world economy, the more powerful its smaller players." Big international companies are deconstructing themselves and creating new structures to survive in the new world order. Concepts like reengineering, rightsizing, network organizations and the virtual corporation are fast becoming the common theme in business practice. International strategic alliances are also on the increase based on the notion that no single company and no single country can alone be a successful player in the new global game. The organizational applications and managerial implications of these technology resources warrant a forum for the discussion of these issues. The Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM) has an important role to play in providing such a forum for researchers and practitioners to share leading-edge knowledge in the global information resource management area.

Topics Covered

  • Global enterprise systems and e-commerce
  • Global IT and government
  • Global IT diffusion and infrastructure
  • Global IT in library and information management
  • Global manufacturing and R&D information systems
  • Global marketing and human resources information systems
  • Global qualitative IS research
  • Global telecommunications and data security
  • IT in Europe
  • IT in Latin and North Americas
  • IT in the Asia Pacific
  • IT in the Middle East and Africa

Mission

The Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM) publishes original material concerned with all aspects of global information resources management. JGIM is the primary forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate the evolving knowledge in the theory and practice related to information technology and management of information resources at the international level. The journal emphasizes the managerial and organizational facets of information technology resources management. Articles published in JGIM deal with a vast number of issues concerning usage, failure, success, policies, strategies, and applications of information technology in organizations in and across developed, emerging and developing nations.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Reviews and Testimonials

Today's is a world in which organizations can keep projects going non-stop by passing work among shift teams in different parts of the globe and in which MNEs can achieve worldwide consistency of processes and services by means of common information systems and knowledge repositories. JGIM challenges our field to understand phenomena like these and provides an invaluable resource for the scholars who are rising to that challenge.

– M. Lynne Markus - The John W. Poduska, Sr. Professor of Information and Process Management, Bentley University

JGIM is one of the best places to publish work related to culture and information systems.

– Michael D. Myers, Professor Of Information Systems, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

In this globalizing world, the success of many firms depends critically on effective information management across national boundaries. Journal of Global Information Management provides perhaps the most visible forum for addressing global and cultural issues on information management. Countries covered by the Journal are very diverse, and so are the theoretical frameworks and methods adopted. It is an excellent outlet and source for articles on information management from a global perspective.

– Kwok Leung, Fellow, Academy of International Business, Chair Professor of Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

JGIM is a valuable resource for researchers and practitioners because its collection of papers provides global and cross-cultural insights into key information management issues in the context of an increasingly complex and inter-connected world.

– Bernard C.Y. Tan, Associate Provost, National University of Singapore, Past President, Association for Information Systems

The world's economy is rapidly growing with trade between nations and regions. Organizations are moving from domestic to multinational and global. No other publication has for almost 20 years been studying the role of information systems in enabling global commerce and enabling multinational organizations as they move to worldwide activity. This publication also has presented numerous views of the interaction between information systems and culture for nations, organizations, and individuals.

– Fred Niederman, Saint Louis University, USA

Information management and information technology management are no question getting more and more global. Important issues for both research and practice include IT (off-shoring) outsourcing, global supply chain, and globally distributed work, to name a few. JGIM offers an important and critical platform for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss their experiences and perspectives on these important issues. I highly recommend this journal to my students who are interested in knowing and understanding global information management.

– Patrick Chau, The University of Hong Kong, China

Most businesses today imply global business which needs the real time integration of geographically dispersed plants, customers, and supplies. ch integration, the global information system is a backbone. Since different countries have different levels of technological maturity and culture, the forum of exchanging experiences and benchmark cases about dynamics of global information systems is necessary. JGIM is the center of such exchange. To learn the current status and research methodologies about global information systems, JGIM is the best journal both for academicians and practitioners, and thus is the best outlet of publicizing such research articles.

– Jae-Kyu Lee, Professor, Dean of Energy, Environment, Water and Sustainability Initiative Dean of Incheon Campus Planning Dean of College of Business (Emeritus) KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

JGIM is the first international journal in the IS field focusing on providing a research platform for IS scholars around the world to study important IS issues from a global perspective. When the world's economy becomes increasingly globalized, so do businesses. As a result, IS research too needs to take a global perspective. JGIM has established itself as one of the top tier international journals on important global IS issues, including cross-cultural IS issues.

– Wayne Wei Huang, Professor of Management Information Systems, Ohio University

Information and information technology are fundamental enablers in the globalization of world economy, and especially are the important enablers for business innovation and transformation today. They give the emerging economies a unique touch unprecedented by the developed economies. JGIM provides a great channel for IS scholars from both economies to share their experience and perspectives, with rich insights from their unique economic, culture and historical background. It is a great journal for the community to share and enjoy a global view of IT.

– Lihua Huang, Professor, School of Management at Fudan University, China

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

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.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Ramadan Elaiess, University of Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Gaurav Khatwani, Indian Institute of Management,Rohtak, India
Jiwat Ram, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Kavita Sharma, National Institute of Technology, India
Associate Editors
Patrick Chau, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, Hong Kong
Juan Cruz-Benito, University of Salamanca, Spain
R Brent Gallupe, Queen's University, Canada
Xunhua Guo, Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management, China
Maryam Haghshenas, Tehran University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
G. Harindranath, University of London, United Kingdom
Telmo Henriques, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Kim Huang, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
Liqiang Huang, Zhejiang University, China
Lech Janczewski, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Shaobo Ji, Carleton University, Canada
Mengxiang Li, University of Wollongong, Australia
Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
David Pauleen, Massey University, New Zealand
Guo Chao Alex Peng, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Gulshan Shrivastava, Galgotias University, India
Osama Sohaib, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Barney Tan, The University of Sydney, Australia
Mincong Tang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Sang-Bing Tsai, Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Taiwan
Lai Lai Tung, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
William Wang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Xue Yang, Nanjing University, China
Wenping Zhang, Renmin University of China, China
Zuopeng (Justin) Zhang, State University of New York, United States
Zhongyun Zhou, Tongji University, China
Editorial Review Board
Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, United States
Paulo Alves Junior, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Probir Banerjee, Indian Institute of Management - Kashipur-India, India
Narciso Cerpa, Universidad de Talca, Chile
Yi-Cheng Chen, National Taitung University, Taiwan
Woong Chul Choi, Kwangwoon University, Korea, Republic Of
Cesar Alexandre de Souza, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Honglin Deng, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Liqiong Deng, University of West Georgia, United States
Shing Hwang Doong, Shu-Te University, Taiwan
Catherine Equey Balzli, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland
Zixiu Guo, University of New South Wales, Australia
Ajeya Jha, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India
Qiqi Jiang, Tongji University, China
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Lele Kang, Nanjing University, China
Weiling Ke, Clarkson University, United States
Khaled Khan, Qatar University, Qatar
Manju Khari, National Institute of Technology, Patna, India
Yong Kim, Sogang University, Korea, Republic Of
Eugenijus Kurilovas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Hui-Min Lai, Chienkuo Technology University, Taiwan
Chuck Law, MacEwan University, Canada
Albert Lederer, University of Kentucky, United States
Qing Li, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Zhijie Lin, Nanjing University, China
Ramona McNeal, University of Northern Iowa, United States
Cayetano Medina, Centro Universitario San Isidoro; Universidad Isabel I, Spain
Christos Michalakelis, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Balsam A.J. Mustafa, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Taewoo Nam, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic Of
Syed Nasirin, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Claudia Ogrean, ”Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania
Tweena Pandey, Uttaranchal University, India
Loo Geck Pee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Kamel Rouibah, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Wen-Lung Shiau, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Peijian Song, Nanjing University, China
Yongqiang Sun, Wuhan University, China
Yuan SUN, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Marian Cătălin Voica, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania
Dimitrios Xanthidis, Dhofar University, Oman
Muhammad Yusuf, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Cheng Zhang, Fudan University, China, China