Business Technologies in Contemporary Organizations: Adoption, Assimilation, and Institutionalization

Business Technologies in Contemporary Organizations: Adoption, Assimilation, and Institutionalization

Abrar Haider (University of South Australia, Australia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 388
ISBN13: 9781466666238|ISBN10: 1466666234|EISBN13: 9781466666245|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6623-8

Description

As two areas of study that thrive on change and innovation, the combination of electronic resources and corporation management presents many challenges to researchers and professionals as information is discovered and applied to existing practices.

Business Technologies in Contemporary Organizations: Adoption, Assimilation, and Institutionalization investigates the reciprocal relationship between information systems and corporations in order to understand and assess the benefits of this partnership as technology continues to progress. This publication is an essential reference source for researchers, practitioners, and students interested in the practical and theoretical implementation of information systems and electronic resources in corporations and firms.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Consumerization of IT
  • Data Management
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Information Systems
  • Social Network Characteristics
  • Socio-Economic Impact
  • System Design

Reviews and Testimonials

Haider presents students, educators, and business and IT professionals with a collection of essays from an international group of contributors that together provide an investigation of the relationship between corporations and information systems. The main body of the text is organized in three sections, covering conceptual foundations, issues and challenges, and case studies in the adoption, assimilation, and institutionalization of technologies in a variety of business contexts. Special consideration is given to a variety of related topics, including the consumerization of IT, data management, global competitiveness, and others. Abrar Haider is a faculty member of the University of South Australia.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Abrar Haider is a research fellow at the University of South Australia. His professional experience spans two decades, working in the IT and education sectors in Australia, Pakistan, North America, Middle East, South East Asia, and the Far East. He has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. His areas of research interest include technology management and institutionalisation, IT governance, organisational transformation, and IT-based engineering infrastructure asset management.

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