Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (6 Volumes)

Felix B. Tan (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Release Date: October, 2007|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 4194
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-939-7
ISBN13: 9781599049397|ISBN10: 1599049392|EISBN13: 9781599049403
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications compiles a defining body of authoritative research on these topics, resulting in a complete reference collection that cuts across all major areas of concern in the global information domain. Among the 269 chapters from over 450 international experts are examinations of culture in information systems, IT in developing countries, global e-business, and the worldwide information society.

A matchless compendium on this topic for reference collections in libraries worldwide, Global Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a critical mass of knowledge to fuel the future work of researchers, academicians and practitioners in a variety of fields that engage with the implications of global information technology.

Coverage:

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

  • Academic Online Resources and Global Implications
  • Community-Based Distributed Learning in a Globalized World
  • Competitive Strategies and Global Management
  • Cultural Diversity and the Digital Divide
  • E-Government in Developing Countries
  • Electronic Architectures for Bridging the Global Digital Divide
  • Enabling Technologies for Enterprise Globalizations
  • Exploring Trust Building Mechanisms in Global B2B Electronic Markets
  • Global Enterprise Transitions
  • Global Information Management Research
  • Global Internet Marketing Strategy
  • Global IT Risk Management Strategies
  • Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Management
  • Global Perspectives on the Information Society
  • Global Third Party Logistics
  • Globalization and E-Commerce
  • ICT in Regional Development
  • Integration of Global Supply Chain Management with Small and Medium Suppliers
  • Risk and Investment in the Global Telecommunications Industry
  • The Internet and Global Markets
  • Transferring Technology to the Developing World
  • Web-Based Distance Learning and the Second Digital Divide
Reviews & Statements

"An excellent collection of readings dealing with a breadth of issues in global information technologies research and practice. An essential reading for those interested in global information technologies research and practice."

– Felix B. Tan, AUT University, New Zealand

This reference book is, without a doubt, the most comprehensive collection of articles about global IT today.

– Professor Michael Myers, The University of Auckland, NZ.

This is the most comprehensive compendium I have seen on the issues, trends, and societal impact of global information technology.

– Professor Ralph Sprague, University of Hawaii, USA

Global information technology is an important and growing aspect of contemporary information systems research. This book is a useful resource in developing a further understanding on the subject.

– Professor Kwok Kee Wei, City University of Hong Kong.

This must-read book provides an IT-enabled approach to gain further sustainable competitive advantages to face future challenges…Highly recommended.

– Professor Lihua Huang, Fudan University, China

This six-volume referencet edited by Tan brings together a large body of research in the rapidly expanding field of global information technologies.

– Book News Inc. (March 2009)
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Felix B Tan is Professor of Information Systems and Chair of Business Information Systems discipline at Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand). He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Information Management. He is on the Executive Council and is Fellow of the Information Resources Management Association. He was also on the Council of the Association for Information System between 2003-2005. Dr. Tan’s current research interests are in electronic commerce, global information management, business-IT alignment, and the management of IT. Dr. Tan has published in MIS Quarterly, Information & Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Personal Communications, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, as well as other journals and refereed conference proceedings. Dr. Tan has over 25 years experience in information systems management and consulting with large multinationals, as well as university teaching and research in Singapore, Canada, and New Zealand.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Sherif Kamel (American University in Cairo, Egypt)
  • In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
  • Jerzy Kisielnicki (Warsaw University, Poland)
  • Keng Siau (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
  • Amar Gupta (Arizona University, USA)
  • Craig van Slyke (University of Central Florida, USA)
  • John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
  • Vishanth Weerakkody (Brunel University, UK)