Challenges of Managing Information Quality in Service Organizations

Challenges of Managing Information Quality in Service Organizations

Latif Al-Hakim (University of Southern Queensland, Australia)
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Release Date: September, 2006|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 346
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-420-0
ISBN13: 9781599044200|ISBN10: 159904420X|EISBN13: 9781599044224
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Poor quality of data and information can have a harmful impact on decision-making and therefore on the overall effectiveness of an enterprise. Incorrect and misleading information associated with an enterprise's production and service provision jeopardize both customer relationships and customer satisfaction, and ultimately have a negative effect on revenue. Challenges of Managing Information Quality in Service Organizations presents cases and applications of information quality in various industrial service sectors, and presents twelve chapters organized into four sections: information quality application in healthcare industry, information quality application in banking, real estate and postal industries, information quality application for database management services, and information quality application for research and development.

Challenges of Managing Information Quality in Service Organizations provides insight and support for academic professionals as well as for practitioners concerned with the management of information.

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This book gives end users a choice of the quality criteria that are most important to them. This is then used to make searches more focused on relevant search domains.

– Australian Library Journal (2008)

By analyzing real life case studies and several applications and models, the book chapters cover many of questions and issues related to the IQ that managers currently need to deal. The bok can also be a good guidance for academics investigating information quality issues as the textbook provides several guidelines and suggestions for future research.

– International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (2009)
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Latif Al-Hakim lectures in Management in the Faculty of Business at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. His experience spans industry, research and development, and academic institutions. Latif was awarded his undergraduate degree in 1968, and went on to receive his Masters (1978) and PhD (1983) from the University of Wales (UK). Dr. Hakim has published extensively in information management and systems modelling. He is the author and editor of seven books, more than ten chapters in books and more than 60 papers in various journals and conference proceedings. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International journal of Information quality and Associate Editor International journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations. Latif has also consulted to a number of major industrial organizations in Australia.
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