Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape

Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape

M. Gordon Hunter (University of Lethbridge, Canada) and Felix B. Tan (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
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Release Date: December, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 580
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-138-4
ISBN13: 9781605661384|ISBN10: 1605661384|EISBN13: 9781605661391
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Online collaboration is increasingly improving partnerships for organizations across the globe, strengthening existing relationships and creating new alliances that would previously have been inconceivable. Through these new global networks come significant issues, opportunities, and challenges for the consideration of researchers, organizational managers, and information professionals.

Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape collects cutting-edge studies that deliver deep insights into the array of information management issues surrounding living and working in a global environment. Collecting over 20 authoritative chapters by recognized experts from distinguished research institutions worldwide, this truly international reference work emphasizes a regional theme while contributing to the global information environment, creating an essential addition to library reference collections.


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

  • Asymmetric telecommunications market
  • E-commerce diffusion
  • Global internet diffusion
  • Global IT outsourcing
  • Global landscape
  • Government surveillance
  • Information Management
  • Information Systems Research
  • International ICT spillover
  • Internet adoption
  • IT governance mechanisms
  • IT investment management processes
  • Mediated learning
  • Mobile number portability
  • Mobile phone communication innovation
  • Pre-negotiation and negotiation stages
  • Privacy Protection
  • Web-based surveys
Reviews and Testimonials

The research presented in this publication relates to the many issues surrounding living and working in a global environment. The chapters are organized by those that take a truly global perspective and those that emphasize a regional theme while contributing to the global environment.

– M. Gordon Hunter, University of Lethbridge, Canada

This book focuses on the opportunities and challenges that have emerged as technology crosses cultural borders.

– Book News Inc. (March 2009)
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Editor/Author Biographies
M. Gordon Hunter is Professor of Information Systems in the Faculty of Management at The University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Gordon has previously held academic positions at universities in Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong. He has held visiting positions at universities in Australia, Monaco, Germany, New Zealand, and the U.S. During July and August of 2005 Gordon was a Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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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Associate Editors
  • Patrick Chau, University of Hong Kong, China
  • Brian Corbitt, RMIT University, Australia
  • Frank Dubois, American University, USA
  • Roberto Evaristo, 3M Corporation, USA
  • Gerald Grant, Carleton University, Canada
  • Ray Hackney, Manchester Metropolitan Univ., UK
  • G. Harindranath, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
  • M. Gordon Hunter, University of Lethbridge, Canada
  • Lech Janczewski, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Karen D. Loch, Georgia State University, USA
  • M. Lynne Markus, Bentley College, USA
  • Fred Niederman, St. Louis University, USA
  • Bernard Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Editorial Review Board

  • Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, USA
  • Norman P. Archer, McMaster University, Canada
  • Jan G. Clark, University of Texas, USA
  • Narciso Cerpa, Universidad de Talca, Chile
  • George Ditsa, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  • Ibrahim Ebeltagi, University of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Liliane Esnault, Lyon Graduate School of Bus., France
  • R. Brent Gallupe, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Tor Guimaraes, Tenessee Technological University, USA
  • Xunhua Guo, Tsinghua University, China
  • Zixiu Guo, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Syed Zahoor Hassan, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Se-Joon Hong, Korea University, Korea
  • Jean Huang, Sun Yat-sen University, China
  • Lihua Huang, Fudan University, China
  • Wayne Huang, Ohio University, USA
  • Se-Joon Hong, Korea University, Korea
  • Rekha Jain, Indian Institute of Management, India
  • Shaobo Ji, Carleton University, Canada
  • Jaak Jurison, Fordham University, USA
  • Sherif Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Md Khaled Khan, Monash University, Australia
  • Hee-Woong Kim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Yong Jin Kim, Sogang University, Korea
  • Hsiangchu Lai, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • Vincent Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Renata Lebre La Rovere, University Fed. do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Albert Lederer, University of Kentucky, USA
  • Jae Kyu Lee, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Hans Lehmann, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Maris Martinsons, City University of Hong Kong, China
  • Neil McBride, DeMontfort University, UK
  • Peter Meso, Georgia State University, USA
  • Annette Mills, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
  • Christine Nielsen, University of Baltimore, USA
  • Syed Nasirin, Brunel University, UK
  • Michael Parent, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Gregory Rose, Washington State University, USA
  • Pauline Ratnasingham, University of Central Missouri, USA
  • Mike Roseman, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Mikko Ruohonen, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Barry Shore, University of New Hampshire, USA
  • V. Sridhar, Management Development Institute, India
  • Mark Srite, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
  • Robert Stegwee, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Kar Yan Tam, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
  • Thompson Teo, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Eileen Trauth, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Lai Lai Tung, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Rossouv von Solms, Port Elizabeth Technikon, South Africa
  • Jiri Vorisek, Prague University of Economics, Czech Republic
  • Bruce White, Dakota State University, USA
  • Chee Sing Yap, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Cheng Zhang, Fudan University, China