Information Systems and Technology for Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience

Information Systems and Technology for Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience

Hakikur Rahman (Institute of Computer Management and Science, Bangladesh) and Rui Dinis de Sousa (University of Minho, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 355
ISBN13: 9781466659704|ISBN10: 146665970X|EISBN13: 9781466659711|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5970-4


Knowledge of scientific and technological developments, and the flexible communication and decision making, knowledge sharing, and collaboration that stem from them, can enable organizations and individuals to be successful and viable competitors in today’s global economy.

Information Systems and Technology for Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience aims to advise and support organizational agents who want ensure success in terms of financial, social, and environmental aspects, as well as in the aspect of human development, in a more sustainable way. The premier reference work provides examples of conceptual research, methodologies, empirical cases, and success cases for academics, researchers, intermediaries, and organizations looking to use information systems and technology to boost their agility, intelligence, and resilience.

Topics Covered

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

  • Future of IST in Organizations
  • Issues of Research and Development in IST
  • IST Focus and Cases in Organizational Well-Being
  • IST in Various Business Sectors and Organizations
  • Organizational Agility
  • Organizational Intelligence
  • Organizational Resilience

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Hakikur Rahman, an academic of over 25 years, has served leading education institutes and established various ICT projects funded by ADB, UNDP and World Bank in Bangladesh. He is currently serving the BRAC University in Bangladesh. He has written/edited more than 15 books, 35 book chapters and contributed over 100 papers/articles in Journals, Magazines, News papers and Conference Proceedings on ICTs, education, governance and research. Graduating from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1981, he has received his Master's of Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1986 and completed his PhD in Computer Engineering from the Ansted University, BVI, UK in 2001.
Rui Dinis de Sousa is the Director of the Master of Science in Information Systems at University of Minho. He teaches IT-related enterprise development courses such as Implementation of Integrated Systems and Engineering of Work, Processes and Organizations. As a researcher, he is particularly focused on enterprise engineering taking advantage of business process management (BPM) approaches and technologies as well as enterprise-wide systems. Co-founder and vice-president both of the Portuguese Institute of BPM (IPBPM) and the Portuguese Chapter of the Association of BPM Professionals (ABPMP), he is also a co-founder of the Portuguese Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (PTAIS) serving as board member of the Portuguese Association of Information Systems (APSI). Graduated with a 5-year degree in Informatics and Systems Engineering and a Master of Science in Business Informatics from the University of Minho, he holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from University of Georgia, USA.