Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599044137
  • ISBN-13: 9781599044132
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 413 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics and Culture documents real-life cases describing issues, challenges, and solutions related to information technology, and how it affects organizational politics and culture. The cases included in this book cover a wide variety of topics, such as: an integrated online library resources automation project, IT within a government agency, the politics of information management, and many others.

Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics and Culture provides a much needed understanding of how management can deal with the impact of politics and culture on the overall utilization of information technology within an organization. Lessons learned from these cases are very instrumental in providing a better understanding of the issues and challenges involved in managing information technology, and its impact on organizational politics and cultures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Cases on Information Technology Series.
Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture Detailed Table of Contents.
1: USCInfo: A High Volume, Integrated Online Library Resources Automation Project.
2: A Case Study of IT Chargeback in a Government Agency.
3: The Politics of Information Management.
4: A DSS Model that Aligns Business Strategy and Business Structure with Advanced Information Technology: A Case Study.
5: The Columbia Disaster: Culture, Communication & Change.
6: AMERIREAL Corporation: Information Technology and Organizational Performance.
7: The Australasian Food Products Co-Op: A Global Information Systems Endeavour.
8: Better Army Housing Management through Information Technology.
9: Success in Business-to-Business E-Commerce: Cisco New Zealand's Experience.
10: Call to Action: Developing a Support Plan for a New Product.
11: Success and Failure in Building Electronic Infrastructures in the Air Cargo Industry: A Comparison of The Netherlands and Hong Kong SAR.
12: Corporate Collapse and IT Governance within the Australian Airlines Industry.
13: Social Construction of Information Technology Supporting Work.
14: Cross-Cultural Implementation of Information System.
15: DSS for Strategic Decision Making.
16: Emergency: Implementing an Ambulance Despatch System.
17: Seaboard Stock Exchange's Emerging E-Commerce Initiative.
18: Ford Mondeo: A Model T World Car?.
19: Network Implementation Project in the State Sector in Scotland: The Influence of Social and Organizational Factors.
20: Implementation of a Network Print Management System: Lessons Learned.
21: Managing the INCS Project at the Royal Canadian University.
22: Improving PC Services at Oshkosh Truck Corporation.
23: LXS Ltd. Meets Tight System Development Deadlines via the St. Lucia Connection.
24: IT in Improvement of Public Administration.
25: Library Networking of the Universidad de Oriente: A Case Study of Introduction of Information Technology.
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