Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management

Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 315|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6256-8
ISBN13: 9781466662568|ISBN10: 1466662565|EISBN13: 9781466662575


Today’s management world continually relies on technological efficiency to function and perform at a high standard. As technology becomes a greater part in many fields, understanding and managing this factor is integral for organizations.

Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management provides an overview and analysis of knowledge management in sustainability, emergency preparedness, and IT, among other fields integral to the modern technological era. By providing a foundation for innovative practices in using technology and information resources, this publication is essential for practitioners and professionals, as well as undergraduate/graduate students and academicians.

Topics Covered

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

  • Computer Self-Efficacy
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Global Supply Chain Sustainability
  • Identity Management Frameworks
  • Logic of Questions and Commands
  • Network Social Presence
  • Virtual Worlds

Reviews and Testimonials

Scholars of business and social scientists describe examples of process improvement projects and methods to transmute intangible consumer values into salable products and programs. The topics include empathy as a major contributing factor to sustainability in the global supply chain, socio-drama in the Web-supported negotiation game "Surfing Global Change," a new perspective on visual design within information systems, how high levels of work motivation reduce perceived stress among information technology consultants, and revisiting post-Katrina residential segregation among racial and ethnic groups in New Orleans 2000-2010.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.