Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048760
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048765
  • DDC: 658.4038
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 566 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Includes the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in the field of global information technology management, covering topics such as the technical platform for global IS applications, information systems projects spanning cultures, managing information technology in corporations, and global information technology systems and socioeconomic development in developing countries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Economic Development: Governments's Cutting Edge in IT.
The Development of National ICT Policy in Kenya: The Influence of Regional Institutions and Key Stakeholders.
Electronic Highways in Southeast Asia: Liberality, Control, and Social Change.
The Possibility of Water—Cooler Chat? Developing Communities of Practice for Knowledge Sharing within Global Virtual Teams.
Understanding Brand Web Site Positioning in the New EU Member States: The Case of the Czech Republic.
Beyond Localization: A New Look at Disseminating Information via the Web.
Understanding Social Capital Formation for Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Communities.
Business & IT Alignment in a Multinational Company: Issues and Approaches.
Intercultural Collaboration in the ICT Sector.
Computer—Mediated Communication: Enhancing Online Group Interactions.
The Dynamics and Rationality of Collective Behavior within a Global Information System.
Group Decision Making in Computer—Mediated Communication as Networked Communication: Understanding the Technology and Implications.
Understanding Global Information Technology and Outsourcing Dynamics: A Multi-Lens Model.
Global IT Outsourcing: Current Trends, Risks, and Cultural Issues.
Quality Standardization Patterns in ICT Offshore.
Offshoring in the ICT Sector in Europe: Trends and Scenario Analysis.
Information Technology Consulting in Global Information Technology.
Information Technology Consulting and the Implementation of Information Technology.
Digital Preservation by Design.
Teaching Information Systems to International Students in Australia: A Global Information Technology Perspective.
Sampling Approaches on Collecting Internet Statistics in the Digital Economy.
Natural Language Processing Agents and Document Clustering in Knowledge Management: The Semantic Web Case.
Integrating Mobile Technologies in Enterprise Architecture with a Focus on Global Supply Chain Management Systems.
Influence of Mobile Technologies on Global Business Processes in Global Organizations.
Objects as the Primary Design Principle for International Information Systems.
About the Contributors.