Innovative Strategies and Approaches for End-User Computing Advancements

Innovative Strategies and Approaches for End-User Computing Advancements

Ashish Dwivedi (The University of Hull, UK) and Steve Clarke (University of Hull Business School, UK)
Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 356
ISBN13: 9781466620599|ISBN10: 1466620595|EISBN13: 9781466620605|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2059-9


As the use of internet applications with client server architecture and web browsers have increased the ability to draw on information, many managers now face the challenge of making effective decisions based on this data. Integrating end users into computer environments aid in the impact, design, and development that computer models have on performance and productivity.

Innovative Strategies and Approaches for End-User Computing Advancements presents comprehensive research on the implementation of organizational and end user computing initiatives to further understand this discipline and its related fields. This book aims to bring together information technology educators, researchers, and practitioners who strive to advance the practice and understanding of organizational and end user computing.

Topics Covered

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

  • OEUC affects of organizational strategic and competitive advantage
  • OEUC Hardware and Software
  • OEUC in Various Management Functions
  • OEUC Management
  • OEUC privacy, security, and copyright issues
  • OEUC Productivity and Performance
  • OEUC Relation to Information Resources Management
  • OEUC Risk Factors
  • OEUC Satisfaction
  • OEUC Success Factors

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ashish Dwivedi is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Systems Studies at Hull University Business School, UK. Previously, he was the Deputy Graduate Research Director at Hull University Business School, and was also associated with the management of the high-tech Management Learning Laboratory. His primary research interests are in knowledge management (in which he obtained his PhD), supply chain management, healthcare management and information, and communication technologies. He has published 4 books, and over 50 journal and conference papers. He has served as an Invited reviewer and Guest Editor for several journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine.
Steve Clarke, Ph.D.received a BSc in Economics from The University of Kingston Upon Hull, an MBA from the University of Luton, and a PhD in human centred approaches to information systems development from Brunel University (UK). He is a professor of Information Systems in the University of Hull Business School (UK). He has extensive experience in management systems and information systems consultancy and research, focusing primarily on the identification and satisfaction of user needs and issues connected with knowledge management. His research interests include: social theory and information systems practice; strategic planning; and the impact of user involvement in the development of management systems. Professor Clarke is the co-editor of two books, Socio-Technical and Human Cognition Elements of Information Systems, 2003 published by Idea Group Publishing, and Beyond Knowledge Management, 2004 published by Idea Group Publishing.