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

Editor-in-Chief: Choon Ling Sia (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
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


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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Volume 13: 4 Issues (2005)
Volume 12: 4 Issues (2004)
Volume 11: 4 Issues (2003)
Volume 10: 4 Issues (2002)
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Volume 8: 4 Issues (2000)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (1999)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (1998)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (1997)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (1996)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (1995)
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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

Choon Ling Sia is Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. degree in Information Systems from the National University of Singapore. He is serving, or has served, on the editorial boards of MIS Quarterly, Journal of the AIS, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information and Management, and Journal of Database Management. His research interests include electronic commerce, cross-cultural issues in use of information technology, knowledge management, distributed work arrangements, and computer-mediated communication. His research work has been published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of International Business Studies, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Internet Research, Information and Software Technology, International Journal of Information Management, among others.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Patrick Chau, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, Hong Kong
R Brent Gallupe, Queen's University, Canada
Gerald Grant, Carleton University, Canada
G. Harindranath, University of London, United Kingdom
Lihua Huang, Fudan University, China
Lech Janczewski, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Jae Lee, KAIST, Korea, Republic Of
Karen Loch, Georgia State University, United States
Lynne Markus, Bentley University, United States
Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Fred Niederman, Saint Louis University, United States
David Pauleen, Massey University, New Zealand
Kar Yan Tam, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Thompson S.H. Teo, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lai Lai Tung, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
William Wang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Editorial Review Board
Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, United States
Probir Banerjee, Swinburne Institute of Technology, Malaysia
Narciso Cerpa, Universidad de Talca, Chile
Taizan Chan, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Jan Clark, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Cesar Alexandre de Souza, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Ibrahim Elbeltagi, Plymouth Business School, United Kingdom
Liliane Esnault, E.M. Lyon, France
Xunhua Guo, Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management, China
Zixiu Guo, University of New South Wales, Australia
Haiyan Huang, Michigan Tech, United States
Shaobo Ji, Carleton University, Canada
Jaak Jurison, Fordham University, United States
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Weiling Ke, Clarkson University, United States
Khaled Khan, Qatar University, Qatar
Hee-Woong Kim, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic Of
Yong Kim, Sogang University, Korea, Republic Of
Renata La Rovere, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hsiangchu Lai, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Vincent Siuking Lai, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Albert Lederer, University of Kentucky, United States
Qing Li, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Yaobin Lu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Maris Martinsons, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Peter Meso, GSU, United States
Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Syed Nasirin, Brunel University, United Kingdom
David Chee Wei Phang, Fudan University, China
Michael Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Kamel Rouibah, Kuwait University, Kuwait
V. Sridhar, Management Development Institute, India
Mark Srite, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, United States
Chuan-Hoo Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rossouw von Solms, Port Elizabeth Technikon, South Africa
Xue Yang, Nanjing University, China
Chee Yap, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Leslie Young, RMIT University, Australia
Cheng Zhang, Fudan University, China, China