Cases on Information Technology: Lessons Learned, Volume 7

Cases on Information Technology: Lessons Learned, Volume 7

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: October, 2005|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 573
ISBN13: 9781591406730|ISBN10: 1591406730|EISBN13: 9781591409809|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-673-0

Description

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 implementation in organizations. The cases included in Cases on Information Technology: Lessons Learned, Volume 7 cover a variety of IT initiatives, including enterprise systems, wireless technologies, rebuilding operating systems after destruction, and implementation within non-profit organizations. Each case includes integral information regarding organizations working with IT, including key individuals involved, intelligent steps taken or perhaps overlooked, and the final project outcomes. This volume is useful to IT managers and researchers, as it describes various scenarios of IT implementation and also unfortunate downfalls. Using the real-life situations as facilitators for classroom discussion, professors and students will benefit as well from this collection of cases.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) 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 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.