Includes 17 Titles

Business Innovations in Modern Organizations

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Information Technology has a significant impact on the collective knowledge of an organization and the way in which it operates. This invaluable book bundle includes 17 scholarly titles on topics ranging from information security and privacy to e-collaboration to IT governance, and many more. It is a valuable resource for academicians, researchers, and business leaders navigating the ever-changing organizational landscape.
Release date: July 1, 2012
ISBN13: 9781466618473|EISBN13: 9781466618466

Description

The successful creation and implementation of organizational research is vital to an organization's success and productivity.

The Business Innovations in Modern Organizations book bundle is a critical set of reference books that explores the technological innovations revolutionizing financial transactions, management infrastructure, and knowledge workers in the modern company. This comprehensive collection of 17 scholarly titles covers topics from knowledge management and business intelligence to data warehousing and mining, and many more. These titles represent IGI Global's unique coverage of this ever-advancing field of organizational learning and knowledge.

Topics Covered

  • Business & Organizational Research
  • Business Intelligence
  • E-Collaboration
  • Information Security & Privacy
  • IT governance

Books Included in this Collection

Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competencies: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development
Farley Simon Nobre (Federal University of Parana, Brazil), David Walker (University of Birmingham, UK), Robert J. Harris (The University of Wolverhampton Business School, UK). © 2012. 732 pages.
Innovation involves a set of processes which support the production and transformation of knowledge into new processes, technologies and products, goods and services, and provide an organization with particular strengths and value relative to other firms. In such a view, innovation is a key source of...
Open Innovation in Firms and Public Administrations: Technologies for Value Creation
Carmen de Pablos Heredero (Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain), David López (I.E Business School, Spain). © 2012. 379 pages.
Economic globalization and the application of information and communication technologies have offered firms the opportunity to develop and distribute new knowledge. Open Innovation in Firms and Public Administrations: Technologies for Value Creation analyzes open innovation in a global context and...
Privacy Protection Measures and Technologies in Business Organizations: Aspects and Standards
George O.M. Yee (Aptus Research Solutions Inc. and Carleton University, Canada). © 2012. 420 pages.
Why are tools needed to build privacy into business processes? As in most endeavors, tools can help, and in an application area where, for example, privacy may be resisted in favor of the fallacious argument of higher profits, tools are needed. Most professionals have heard of the Privacy Impact...
Managing Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses: High-Tech Organizations and Workplaces
Dariusz Jemielniak (Kozminski University, Poland), Abigail Marks (Heriot-Watt University, UK). © 2012. 331 pages.
Modern workplaces are far more technology-driven than the organizations of a few decades ago, leading to a different set of challenges for employers to keep their employees working efficiently, and for employees to balance their work and home lives. Managing Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses...
Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development: Technological and Organizational Perspectives
Arlindo Silva (Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal), Ricardo Simoes (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave and University of Minho, Portugal). © 2011. 608 pages.
Product design and development (PDD) is an area of increasing importance to industrial competitiveness. In a global market, the competitive advantage of companies lies not only in mastering existing processes and methodologies, but also on their ability to pursue different directions, providing...
Enterprise IT Governance, Business Value and Performance Measurement
Nan Si Shi (University of South Australia, Australia), Gilbert Silvius (HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands & Van Aetsveld, The Netherlands). © 2011. 300 pages.
Today, many organizations use Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (Cobit) in their planning and control cycle of IT, in order to ensure that IT brings value to their businesses. One lesson learned through IT governance is that realizing value from IT requires a mature organization...
Managing Knowledge Assets and Business Value Creation in Organizations: Measures and Dynamics
Giovanni Schiuma (University of Basilicata, Italy). © 2011. 350 pages.
In today’s complex and hypercompetitive business landscape, knowledge assets are both strategic organizational resources and sources of organizational value creation and business performance improvements. Managing Knowledge Assets and Business Value Creation in Organizations: Measures and Dynamics...
Implementing New Business Models in For-Profit and Non-Profit Organizations: Technologies and Applications
Te Fu Chen (Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan). © 2011. 396 pages.
As technology continues to evolve, existing business models become limited with respect to complexity and speed. Accordingly, significant transformation has shaped the economy and business environments in recent decades. Implementing New Business Models in For-Profit and Non-Profit Organizations...
Handbook of Research on Communities of Practice for Organizational Management and Networking: Methodologies for Competitive Advantage
Olga Rivera Hernáez (University of Deusto, Spain), Eduardo Bueno Campos (University of Madrid, Spain). © 2011. 540 pages.
Communities of practice have become increasingly influential within management literature and practice since being identified as an important mechanism through which individual, organizational, and social knowledge is held, transferred, and created. The Handbook of Research on Communities of Practice...
Managing Very Large IT Projects in Businesses and Organizations
Matthew Guah (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands). © 2009. 358 pages.
Successful management of very large IT projects is increasingly becoming vital to corporations worldwide. Driven mainly by the demands of global competition, rapid technological growth, and faster time to market, these projects often result in un-integrated systems, and are thus incapable of supporting...
Knowledge Reuse and Agile Processes: Catalysts for Innovation
Amit Mitra (TCS, Global Consulting Practice, USA), Amar Gupta (University of Arizona, USA). © 2008. 424 pages.
Innovation, agility, and coordination are paramount in the support of value in the global knowledge economy. Therefore, the long-term success of a company is increasingly dependent on its underlying resilience and agility. Knowledge Reuse and Agile Processes: Catalysts for Innovation addresses...
CIO and Corporate Strategic Management: Changing Role of CIO to CEO
Petter Gottschalk (Norwegian School of Management, Norway). © 2007. 312 pages.
The CIO position and importance depend on information technology maturity in the organization, value configuration, strategic IT resources, e-business approach, and IT governance structure. CIO and Corporate Strategic Management: Changing Role of CIO to CEO holds key information in improving a...
Knowledge-Based Enterprise: Theories and Fundamentals
Nilmini Wickramasinghe (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA), Dag von Lubitz (Med-SMART, USA & Central Michigan University, USA). © 2007. 300 pages.
Knowledge management is an emerging, evolving field at the confluence of several management disciplines. A critical function for all organizations is to make rapid decisions. To do this effectively decision makers require relevant data and information. Yet, most decision makers are floundering with...
Managing Strategic Intelligence: Techniques and Technologies
Mark Xu (University of Portsmouth, UK). © 2007. 324 pages.
Environments needing information technology and management skills combined often find that strategic information and intelligence is not always readily available. How to scan management environments for relevant information and then make sense of the information remains a challenge. Managing Strategic...
How to Succeed in the Enterprise Software Market
Craig Le Clair (ADP Brokerage Services, USA). © 2005. 250 pages.
How to Succeed in the Enterprise Software Market describes enterprise-level information systems that businesses use to support their processes. This book provides a clear and simple framework to help software companies understand this experience, and help them build software products compatible with...
Creating Knowledge Based Organizations
Jatinder N. D. Gupta (The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA), Sushil Sharma (Ball State University, USA). © 2004. 373 pages.
Creating Knowledge Based Organizations brings together high quality concepts closely related to organizational learning, knowledge workers, intellectual capital, virtual teams and will include the methodologies, systems and approaches needed to create and manager knowledge-based organizations of the...
Critical Reflections on Information Systems: A Systemic Approach
Jeimy J. Cano (Newport University—Colombia Branch, Colombia). © 2003. 292 pages.
While implementing IS and IT in support of their business strategies, companies are looking for ways to bridge the gap between their competitive position and technological investment, including ways to use this investment to the advantage of the organization. Critical Reflections on Information...