IT-Enabled Strategic Management: Increasing Returns for the Organization, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591409101
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409106
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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IT-Enabled Strategic Management: Increasing Returns for the Organization includes outstanding contributions from leading intellectuals exploring the crossroads of information technology systems and strategic management. This book presents research on: specific market enhancements, information management for decision making, inter-organizational efficiencies, the importance of maintaining crucial relationships, and broader societal and global ramifications. IT-Enabled Strategic Management encourages continued deliberate cross-fertilization in these critical research areas at a very strategic point in history. Although the parallel development of these fields continues, globalization and technological advances have set the stage for convergence of these fields in a number of arenas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Perspectives on IT-Enabled Strategic Management.
2: The Interplay of Strategic Management and Information Technology.
3: Toward a Strategic Perspective of Information Technology.
4: IT Portfolio Management: Implementing and Maintaining IT Strategic Alignment.
5: Relationship Between New Information Technologies and Flexible Organizational Forms.
6: Processes and Capabilities.
7: IT-Enabled Strategy: Implications for Firm Performance?.
8: Becoming a Learning Organization in the Software Industry: Is CMM the Silver Bullet?.
9: ERP as an Integration Strategy: Issues, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks.
10: Marketing Strategy: The Role of Information Technology-Enabled Capabilities.
11: Technology and Tools.
12: Linking Businesses for Competitive Advantage: A Mobile Agent-Based Approach.
13: Applying Directory Services to Enhance Identification, Authentication, and Authorization for B2B Applications.
14: Autonomous Environmental Scanning on the World Wide Web.
15: Inter-Organizational and Global Implications.
16: IT Outsourcing: Impacts and Challenges.
17: IT-Enabled Integration of Business Relationships in the Steel Industry Context.
18: Information and Communication Technology-Enabled Economic Growth and Convergence: Examples from the EU's Central and Southeastern European Members.
About the Authors.