Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A.

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A.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 almost 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 of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.

Publications

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A.. © 2018. 8104 pages.
In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements...
Handbook of Research on Global Enterprise Operations and Opportunities
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2017. 375 pages.
Organizational applications and managerial implications of new technology resources require a forum for the discussion of issues of best business practice and...
Handbook of Research on Technology Adoption, Social Policy, and Global Integration
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2017. 491 pages.
To remain competitive, businesses must consistently analyze and enhance their management strategies. By utilizing the latest technological tools in the corporate...
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2015. 10384 pages.
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramatically advances the...
Strategic E-Commerce Systems and Tools for Competing in the Digital Marketplace
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2015. 315 pages.
As financial systems migrate to a pervasive, online environment, business leaders and layman investors alike must adapt to changes in the market brought about by...
Systems and Software Development, Modeling, and Analysis: New Perspectives and Methodologies
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2014. 365 pages.
In the digital age, technological solutions are being developed and integrated into every aspect of our everyday lives. The ever-changing scope of research in...
Educational Technology Use and Design for Improved Learning Opportunities
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2014. 359 pages.
The rise of technology within educational settings has allowed for a substantial shift in the way in which educators teach learners of all ages. In order to...
Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2014. 410 pages.
The advancement of information technology is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of the world today, including online environments. Understanding technology’s...
Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2014. 315 pages.
Today’s management world continually relies on technological efficiency to function and perform at a high standard. As technology becomes a greater part in many...
Cases on Performance Measurement and Productivity Improvement: Technology Integration and Maturity
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 546 pages.
One of the main aspects of an organization is the efficiency of managerial concerns, daily interactions and the design and implementation of its business system....
Dictionary of Information Science and Technology (2nd Edition)
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 1010 pages.
The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is a compilation of more than 12,000 of the latest terms and definitions as they pertain to...
Cases on Assessment and Evaluation in Education
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 669 pages.
With the demand to maintain a competitive advantage, the assessment and evaluation of education is vital in measuring the knowledge and skills of the students...
Managing Information Resources and Technology: Emerging Applications and Theories
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 371 pages.
With a constant stream of developments in the IT research field, it seems only practical that there be methods and systems in place to consistently oversee this...
Cases on Emerging Information Technology Research and Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 349 pages.
Rapidly advancing technology creates an overwhelming demand to remain informed of current research and discoveries. Cases on Emerging Information Technology...
E-Commerce for Organizational Development and Competitive Advantage
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 354 pages.
As e-commerce continues to develop, organizations have adopted its technological advancements in order to keep a strategic advantage in the business environment....
Interdisciplinary Advances in Information Technology Research
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2013. 357 pages.
Over the last few decades, the constant developments in the IT field have expanded into nearly every discipline and aspect of life. Interdisciplinary Advances in...
Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research: Advancing Trends
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2010. 288 pages.
Information technology is a discipline under constant evolution. This collection, entitled Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research: Advancing...
E-Commerce Trends for Organizational Advancement: New Applications and Methods
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2010. 378 pages.
While buying and selling goods and services once necessitated a face-to-face transaction, much of the commerce we now undertake is completely electronic. Recent...
Global, Social, and Organizational Implications of Emerging Information Resources Management: Concepts and Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2010. 566 pages.
In today's global society, it has become increasingly important to address the current challenges, obstacles, and solutions encountered by researchers in the...
Global, Social, and Organizational Implications of Emerging Information Resources Management: Concepts and Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2010. 566 pages.
In today's global society, it has become increasingly important to address the current challenges, obstacles, and solutions encountered by researchers in the...
Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2009. 428 pages.
Continuous technological innovation amidst the increasing complexity of organizational structures and operations has created the need to achieve a new level of...
Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2009. 428 pages.
Continuous technological innovation amidst the increasing complexity of organizational structures and operations has created the need to achieve a new level of...
Consumer Behavior, Organizational Development, and Electronic Commerce: Emerging Issues for Advancing Modern Socioeconomies
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2009. 411 pages.
Considering the global spread of e-commerce technologies and the rapid pace of organizational adoption of these technological advancements, there is a need for...
E-Government Diffusion, Policy, and Impact: Advanced Issues and Practices
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2009. 394 pages.
As governmental entities face accelerating public demand for electronic services and the internal need to utilize technology to achieve superior outcomes and...
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2009. 5266 pages.
As research advances in computing technology continue to accelerate, so too do the emerging opportunities, issues, and challenges facing individuals...
Handbook of Research on Public Information Technology
G. David Garson, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2008. 1066 pages.
The use of information technology in the public sector has been an increasingly prominent international trend. With this rapid expansion comes many issues...
Innovative Technologies for Information Resources Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2008. 448 pages.
As information resource management becomes increasingly dependent on emerging technologies to combat its challenges and decipher its effective strategies, the...
Web Technologies for Commerce and Services Online
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2008. 392 pages.
Through the last decade, Internet technologies such as electronic commerce have experienced exponential growth, and emerging issues surrounding this phenomenon...
Dictionary of Information Science and Technology
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2007. 1018 pages.
The Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is the premier, comprehensive reference source compiled of the latest terms and definitions related to all...
Emerging Information Resources Management and Technologies
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2007. 372 pages.
In the time of constant technological and managerial advancement, firms of the 21st century are faced with an ongoing quest for implementing more effective...
Utilizing and Managing Commerce and Services Online
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2007. 365 pages.
As businesses, researchers, and practitioners look to devise new and innovative technologies in the realm of e-commerce, the human side in contemporary...
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 5
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 368 pages.
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management is a series of books that features the most current research findings in all aspects of information resources...
Cases on Database Technologies and Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 292 pages.
The fields of database applications and research have seen many advances in techniques and technologies, which has created an explosion in database technology use...
Cases on Electronic Commerce Technologies and Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 398 pages.
Electronic commerce technologies and applications have changed the way information technology is used in business and society, allowing organizations worldwide to...
Cases on Information Technology and Business Process Reengineering
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 357 pages.
The technological innovation of information technology is driving businesses and organizations to reassess their structures and processes to achieve a higher level...
Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 413 pages.
Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics and Culture documents real-life cases describing issues, challenges, and solutions related to...
Cases on Information Technology Planning, Design and Implementation
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 370 pages.
Cases on Information Technology Planning, Design and Implementation brings together a variety of real-life experiences showing how other companies and...
Cases on Information Technology: Lessons Learned, Volume 7
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 573 pages.
This volume is the latest addition to the Cases on Information Technology Series, a series which provides a collection of case studies focusing on IT...
Cases on Strategic Information Systems
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 379 pages.
Strategic information systems have emerged as one of the most effective applications of information technology in support of the strategic management of...
Cases on Telecommunications and Networking
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 415 pages.
Cases on Telecommunications and Networking presents a wide range of the most current issues related to the planning, design, maintenance, and management of...
Cases on the Human Side of Information Technology
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 410 pages.
The growth of modern information technology has created a challenge in the organizational and managerial areas of IT. While technological advances often make tasks...
Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2006. 1350 pages.
The Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce provides the most inclusive and up-to-date coverage of the e-technologies field. This two-volume...
Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2005. 372 pages.
The Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce Series provides comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, human, and cognitive...
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 4
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2005. 330 pages.
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management is a series of books, which feature the most current research findings in all aspects of information resources...
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, First Edition
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2005. 3807 pages.
Technology is constantly changing; what is cutting edge today is obsolete tomorrow. In this ever-evolving environment, educators, researchers and professionals of...
Practicing E-Government: A Global Perspective
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2005. 457 pages.
Practicing E-Government: A Global Perspective presents a variety of chapters covering many of the important topics in e-government, and is intended to elicit...
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 3
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 403 pages.
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management features the most current research findings in all aspects of information resources management. From...
Annals of Cases on Information Technology: Volume 6
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 632 pages.
Annals of Cases on Information Technology provides a collection of case studies focusing on IT implementation in organizations. The cases included in Volume VI...
IT Solutions Series: E-Commerce Security: Advice from Experts
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 194 pages.
The e-commerce revolution has allowed many organizations around the world to become more effective and efficient in managing their resources. Through the use of...
The Social and Cognitive Impacts of e-Commerce on Modern Organizations
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 350 pages.
The Social and Cognitive Impacts of E-Commerce on Modern Organizations includes articles addressing the social, cultural, organizational, and cognitive impacts of...
An Overview
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 9 pages.
During the past two decades, the business world has witnessed a technological revolution known today as electronic commerce or ecommerce. This revolution has...
Learning from Practice
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 65 pages.
To learn more about the views and practices of industry practitioners, this chapter outlines the result of an interview with a panel of e-commerce security...
Learning from Practice
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2004. 81 pages.
This section of the book offers in-depth interviews with leading-edge chief information officers from various public and private organizations. These interviews...
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 2
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2003. 385 pages.
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management features the latest research findings dealing with all aspects of information resources management, managerial...
Annals of Cases on Information Technology: Volume 5
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2003. 632 pages.
Annals of Cases on Information Technology provides 37 case studies, authored by over 50 world-renowned academicians and practitioners in information technology...
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 1
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 399 pages.
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management features the latest research findings dealing with all aspects of information resources management, managerial...
Annals of Cases on Information Technology: Volume 4
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 554 pages.
A collection of real life cases, Annals of Cases on Information Technology , chronicles both the successes and failures of worldwide organizations as they attempt...
Collaborative Information Technologies
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 308 pages.
Collaborative Information Technologies are broadly defined as technologies that enable collaboration among individuals engaged in a common task. Examples of such...
Web-Based Instructional Learning
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 322 pages.
Advances in technology are making Web-based education (WBE) a reality, but there are still many questions that need to be answered. Can traditional university do a...
Changing the Face of War through Telemedicine and Mobile E-Commerce
James A. Rodger, Parag C. Pendharkar, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 26 pages.
The general perspective of this chapter is designed to relate the rationale used by the Department of Defense (DoD) for the military to adapt the principles of...
Mobile Computing at the Department of Defense
James A. Rodger, Parag C. Pendharkar, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2002. 18 pages.
This chapter is designed to relate the rationale used by the Department of Defense, to utilize Telemedicine, to meet increasing global crises, and for the U.S....
Pitfalls and Triumphs of Information Technology Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2001. 352 pages.
With the successes of the widely accepted first volume (Successes and Pitfalls of IT Management) and the second volume (Organizational Achievement and Failure in...
Mobile Computing at the Department of Defense
James Rodger, Parag Pendharkar, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2001. 13 pages.
This paper is designed to relate the rationale used by the Department of Defense, to utilize Telemedicine, to meet increasing global crises, and for the U.S....
Managing Web-Enabled Technologies in Organizations: A Global Perspective
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2000. 261 pages.
Technological advancements of the past several decades in computer and telecommunication technologies have had a profound impact upon the fundamental structures of...
Organizational Achievement and Failure in Information Technology Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 2000. 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...
Web-Enabled Technologies Assessment and Management: Critical Issues
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Nancy Herman. © 2000. 22 pages.
During the past two decades, advances in computer technologies combined with telecommunication technologies have lead to the development of the Internet and its...
Managing Information Technology Resources in Organizations in the Next Millennium
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1999. 1156 pages.
Headlines in most daily publications decry the need for new approaches to managing the ever-evolving information technology market. Organizational leaders and...
Success and Pitfalls of Information Technology Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1999. 245 pages.
In every discipline, some of the most powerful tools in the hands of educators, researchers and managers are documented cases based on real life experiences of...
Cases on Information Technology Management In Modern Organizations
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Jay Liebowitz. © 1997. 332 pages.
Information systems educators, professionals and students learn best from the experience of others. Successes and failures from others can help the information...
The Human Side of Information Technology
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1997. 400 pages.
The influence of information technology is being felt throughout modern organizations, from the senior management level to line management to various clerical and...
The IRM Curriculum Model: An International Curriculum Model for a 4-Year Undergraduate Program
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Deborah Greenawalt. © 1997. 19 pages.
In modern organizations, information resources are now recognized as the single most important asset of the organization and requires effective management that is...
Global Information Technology Education: Issues and Trends
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Karen D. Loch. © 1993. 528 pages.
It is time for business and academia to work together to define the requisite skill set needed to produce effective managers for the international marketplace. In...
The Expert’s Opinion
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1990. 4 pages.
INTERVIEWEE PROFILE: Donald A. Marchand is dean of the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University—one of the leading university centers in the United...
The Expert’s Opinion
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1989. 8 pages.
INTERVIEWEE PROFILE: Mr. J. Gary Augustson is executive director of Computer and Information Systems at The Pennsylvania State University where he is responsible...
The Expert’s Opinion
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1989. 5 pages.
INTERVIEWEE PROFILE: John Callahan is the Director of Information Resources Management for Hershey Foods Corporation. In that role, he is the senior corporate...
The Expert’s Opinion
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1989. 3 pages.
INTERVIEWEE PROFILE: Dr. Michael D. Oliff is the director of Manufacturing 2000, at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne...
Microcomputers: Strategic Tools for the 1990s
Larry Oliva, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour. © 1989. 7 pages.
The technological advancements of the past decades in computer technology have created a new perspective for many businesses regarding information management. In...
Advances in Information Resources Management
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.
The Advances in Information Resource Management (AIRM) Book Series is an applied research, international book series providing coverage of challenges...
Advances in Electronic Commerce
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.
The impact of information technology on commerce is a dynamic and perpetually evolving field of research, most notably as electronic approaches for business...
Cases on Information Technology Series
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.
The Cases on Information Technology Series publishes collections of case studies focusing on IT implementation in organizations. The books within this series are...