Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development

Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development

John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
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Release Date: February, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 364
ISBN13: 9781466629226|ISBN10: 1466629223|EISBN13: 9781466629233|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2922-6


The emergence of the digital age has transformed the way society communicates as well as disseminates information.

Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development is a comprehensive collection of research on the emergence of information technology and its effect on society. By providing a forum for practitioners and researchers, this book aims to bring to light the advancements made throughout social changes and the application of information systems. This research provides recent techniques useful for policy makers, practitioners and students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Infrastructure Management Systems
  • Political Science
  • Social informatics
  • Social Networking
  • Socio-technical networks

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.