Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations
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Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations

Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
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Release Date: December, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 309|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4860-9
ISBN13: 9781466648609|ISBN10: 1466648600|EISBN13: 9781466648616
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As there is a vast amount of information to consider when offering quality services, organizations have developed techniques for identifying risk factors to be taken into consideration when constructing effective business strategies.

Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations presents new methodologies currently being utilized to formulate and solve strategic issues in order to escape the jeopardy of possible business risks. By highlighting a multitude of sciences and their influences on modern organizations; this book is an essential reference for decision makers and researchers in business, industry, government, and academia.

Topics Covered

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

  • Analytic Models
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Decision Making Strategies
  • Inter-Organizational Information Systems
  • IT Implementations
  • Projects and Operations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management

Reviews and Testimonials

This volume explores the potential application of quantitative methodologies and business information technologies to strategic decision making and risk management. The researchers propose a model for incorporating psychological and social dynamics into household financial decisions, enterprise resource planning misfit reduction strategies, and an integrated systems dynamic base model of IT outsourcing relationships. Other topics of the 11 papers include successful university brands, strategic alliances for entering the African mobile phone industry, turning points in Nokia’s business strategy, and IT support for sustainable procurement policies.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Madjid Tavana is Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published 12 books and over 250 research papers in international scholarly academic journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.