Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy

Mahesh S. Raisinghani (Texas Woman's University, USA)
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Release Date: January, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 588
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-875-8
ISBN13: 9781599048758|ISBN10: 1599048752|EISBN13: 9781599048765
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Today's enterprises are increasingly going global by becoming more distributed, leveraging resource bases in all parts of the world. Whether through offshore relationships, global support or application development programs, or linking disparate parts of organizations, enterprises are reducing costs by managing applications centrally, boosting security, and assuring network uptime.

The Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy provides comprehensive coverage and definitions of the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in the field of the emerging sub-discipline of global information technology management, covering topics such as the technical platform for global IS applications, information systems projects spanning cultures, managing information technology in multidomestic/ international/global/transnational corporations, and global information technology systems and socioeconomic development in developing countries. With 25 authoratative contributions from 34 of the world's leading experts, this publication is a must-have for academic and research libraries.

Coverage:

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

  • Advances in global Web communications
  • Cultural influences on information technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Global consumer and business practices and interactions
  • Global enterprise systems
  • Global impact of e-commerce connectivity
  • Global information technology diffusion and infrastructure
  • Impact of information technology on socioeconomic development
  • Implications of global-range technology applications
  • Information Technology in Developing Countries
  • Managing information technology in multi/transnational corporations
  • Security, integrity, privacy, and policy issues
Reviews and Testimonials

This publication will help in providing researchers, scholars, students and professionals access to the latest knowledge related to global IT/S and solving related problems and challenges.

– Mahesh S. Raisinghani, Texas Woman's University, USA

This is a valuable source for educators, researchers, and practitioners for research, practice, and teaching on global information technology management.

– Sushil Sharma, Ball State University, USA

This is an invaluable book for researchers, academics, and industrial specialists addressing the evolving issues, challenges, and opportunities related to global information technology applications while mapping such developments to the changes taking place in the digital economy.

– Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

This manual offers a comprehensive unique repository of research contributions provided by leading scholars from around the globe. This book should be included in any library. It is an essential resource for students, educators, researchers, and practitioners in the field.

– M. Mar Alonso, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Aimed at business decision makers, this book presents concepts and applications in the field of global information technology management.

– Book News Inc. (June 2008)
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Dr. Mahesh S. Raisinghani is a Professor in the Executive MBA program at Texas Woman's University (TWU). Dr. Raisinghani was awarded TWU's 2017 Innovation in Academia award, the 2015 Distinction in Distance Education award, the 2008 Excellence in Research & Scholarship award and the 2007 G. Ann Uhlir Endowed Fellowship in Higher Education Administration. He was also awarded the 2017 National Engaged Leader Award by the National Society of Leadership and Success. He has edited eight books and published over a hundred manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, conferences, and book series and has consulted for a variety of public and private organizations on IT management and applications. Dr. Raisinghani serves as the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Web based Learning and Teaching Technologies; on the board of Global IT Management Association; and as an advisory board member of the World Affairs Council. He is included in the millennium edition of Who's Who in the World, Who's Who among Professionals, Who's Who among America's Teachers and Who's Who in Information Technology.
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