Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Internet Age

Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Internet Age

Sean B. Eom (Southeast Missouri State University, USA)
Release Date: August, 2004|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 392
ISBN13: 9781591403180|ISBN10: 1591403189|EISBN13: 9781591403203|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-318-0


This book introduces the inter-organizational information system for managing inter-organizational activities of virtual organizations, extended enterprises, and trans-enterprise systems. This book begins with the introduction to IOIS which provide readers with a bird's-eye view with extensive bibliographies including definitions, concepts, incentives for IOIS development, managerial and technological issues, etc. This is a collection of more than a dozen of contributed chapters by well-known authors from North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

The main focus of this book is to introduce the fundamental concept and technologies of IOIS, a review and analysis of empirical research on IOIS adoption and diffusion, a new method for IOIS research, providing empirical evidence on how information systems encourage the creation of strategic networks, inter-organizational information sharing systems/decision support systems, and evaluation of IOIS.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sean B. Eom is a professor of management information systems (MIS) and had been appointed as a Copper dome Faculty Fellow in Research at the Harrison College of Business of Southeast Missouri State University during the academic years 1994-1996 and 1998-2000. In recognition of his continuing research contributions to the information systems area, he is listed as one of outstanding intellectuals in the first edition of 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Top 100 Educators 2005, Who's Who in American Education, and 59th Edition of Marquis Who's Who in America.

He received his PhD degree in management science from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (1985). His other degrees are from the University of South Carolina at Columbia (MS in international business), Seoul National University (MBA in International Management), and Korea University (BA).

His research areas include decision support systems (DSS), expert systems, and global information systems management. He is the author/editor of six books including Decision Support Systems Research (1970-1999): A Cumulative Tradition and Reference Disciplines, Author Cocitation Analysis using Custom Bibliographical Databases: An Introduction to the SAS systems, Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Internet Age, and Encyclopedia of Information Systems. He has published more than 50 refereed journal articles and 60 articles in encyclopedia, book chapters, and conference proceedings.