Standardization Research in Information Technology: New Perspectives, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159904563X
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045634
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 283 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Standardization has the potential to shape, expand, and create markets. Information technology has undergone a rapid transformation in the application of standards in practice, and recent developments have augmented the need for the divulgence of supplementary research.

Standardization Research in Information Technology: New Perspectives amasses cutting-edge research on the application of standards in the market, covering topics such as corporate standardization, linguistic qualities of international standards, the role of individuals in standardization, and the development, use, application, and influence of information technology in standardization techniques.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Setting Standards.
2: Challenges for Formal Standardization: The Institutional Reforms of 2008-2010 Reconsidered.
3: IT Standardization: The Billion Dollar Strategy.
4: Best Practice in Company Standardization.
5: Specifics of Standards and Standards Setting.
6: Open Standards Requirements.
7: The Role of Individuals and Social Capital in POSIX Standardization.
8: Linguistic Qualities of International Standards.
9: Diffusion and Adoption of Standards.
10: A Diffusion Model for Communication Standards in Supply Networks.
11: Scope and Timing of Deployment: Moderators of Organizational Adoption of the Linux Server Platform.
12: IS Perspectives.
13: Standards for Business Component Markets: An Analysis from Three Theoretical Perspectives.
14: Should Buyers Try to Shape IT Markets Through Nonmarket (Collective) Action? Antecedents of a Transaction Cost Theory of Network Effects.
15: Comparing the Standards Lens with Other Perspectives on IS Innovations: The Case of CPFR.
16: Cases and Projects.
17: Market Response to ISO 9000 Certification of Software Engineering Processes.
18: The Value of Web Design Standards for Mobile Computing.
19: Developing Country Perspectives on Software: Intellectual Property and Open Source. A Case Study of Microsoft and Linux in China.
20: COPRAS: Encouraging ICT Research Projects to Produce More Tangible Standardization Results.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.