Managing Information Communication Technology Investments in Successful Enterprises, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591408040
  • ISBN-13: 9781591408048
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 349 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

The digital business world is undergoing phenomenal and sometimes turbulent changes. The digital economy has also seen the rise of entirely new businesses. Traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ businesses are scrambling to become e-commerce businesses simply to survive in this new era. Whether in original economy or digital, IT investment is important in all businesses. Managing Information Communication Technology Investments in Successful Enterprises reports accounting and other information about business processes to assess performance. Managing Information Communication Technology Investments in Successful Enterprises discusses the impact of the IT revolution on the accounting function, and indicates the process of IT investment and its advantages and limitations. This publication is a revolutionary explanation of the purpose of IT investment and its role in organizations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Managing Information Communication Technology Investments in Successful Enterprises: Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: What Kinds of Organisations Do We Want to Build in Africa with Information Communication Technology?.
2: Telecentres and Their Impact on Information Technology Investment for Small Business.
3: Impact of Organisational Intranets on Profitability in Organisations.
4: Information Dynamics in Developing Countries.
5: The Impact of IT Investment in South African E-Commerce SME Organizations.
6: The Use of IT in Small Business: Efficiency and Effectiveness in South Africa.
7: The Creation of a Commercial Software Development Company in a Developing Country for Outsourcing Purposes.
8: Organizational Performance and IT Investment Intensity of South African Companies.
9: Information Technology Investment Evaluation and Measurement Methodology: A Case Study and Action Research of the Dimensions and Measures of IT-Business-Value in Financial Institutions.
10: Investing in Online Privacy Policy for Small Business as Part of B2C Web Site Management: Issues and Challenges.
11: Examining the Approach Used for Information Technology Investment Decisions by Practitioners Responsible for IT Planning in Namibia.
12: A Case Study on the Selection and Evaluation of Software for an Internet Organisation.
13: Internet: A Right to Use and Access Information, or a Utopia?.
14: Information Security in Small Businesses.
15: E-Learning: An Investigation into Students' Reactions to Investment into IT at Tertiary Institutions.
16: The Nearest Some of Us Will Ever Come to Information Heaven.
About the Authors.
Index.