Business Driven Information Systems

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0073376825
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Computers

Overview Business Driven Information Systems story: Business Driven Information Systems discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs. This text provides the foundation that will enable students to achieve excellence in business, whether they major in operations management, manufacturing, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, or virtually any other business discipline. Business Driven Information Systems is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization.

Managing Information Systems

Author: Jun Xu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789491216893
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Information systems (IS)/Information technology(IT) has become an essential part and a major resource of the organization. IS/IT is a major resource that can radically affect the structure of an organisation, the way it serves customers, and the way it helps people in organisations to communicate both internally and externally, and the way an organisation runs its business. Managing information and information systems effectively and efficiently have become an essential part of the life of 21st century managers. This book is about Managing information and information systems and focuses on relationships between information, information systems/information technology, people and business. The impacts, roles, risks, challenges as well as emerging trends of information systems will be an important element of the book. At the same time, many strategic and contemporary uses of information systems such as implementing enterprise planning systems for improving internal operation, adopting customer relationship management systems and supply chain management systems to enhance relations with customers and suppliers/partners respectively, and establishing knowledge management systems for better managing organizational knowledge resources as well as using different information systems for supporting managers’ decision making in all levels will be an integral part of the book. In addition, essential and critical information systems management skills including using information systems for competitive advantages, planning and evaluating information systems, system development & implementing information systems, and managing information systems operations will be a critical part of the book.

Managing Digital Enterprise

Author: Jun Xu
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789462390942
Release Date: 2014-10-10
Genre: Business & Economics

This book describes the setup of digital enterprises and how to manage them, focusing primarily on the important knowledge and essential understanding of digital enterprise management required by managers and decision makers in organizations. It covers ten essential knowledge areas of this field: • Foundation of Digital Enterprise • Technology Foundation and Talent Management for Digital Enterprise • Digital Enterprise Strategy Planning and Implementation • B2C Digital Enterprise: E-tailing • B2C Digital Enterprise: E-Services • B2B Digital Enterprise and Supply Chain • Digital Platforms • Digital Marketing and Advertising • Digital Payment Systems • Mobile Enterprise Overall, this text provides the reader with the basics to understand the rapid development of digitization, facilitated by the dramatic advancements in digital technologies, extensively connected networks, and wider adoption of computing devices (especially mobile devices), as more and more organizations are realizing the strategic importance of digitization (e.g., sustainable growth of the organization, competitive advantage development and enhancement) and are embarking on digital enterprise.

E Business in the 21St Century

Author: Jun Xu
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789812836755
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Customer relations

Embarking on electronic business is a challenging task. There is also a lack of clear understanding and comprehensive analysis of various issues and domains of electronic business. This book offers a very comprehensive analysis of concepts, models and infrastructures of e-business. It also presents unique observations of current e-business practices for different organizations in different economies and provides insights on the future of current leading businesses on the net and the trends of e-business. The volume will be an effective and indispensible reference book for professionals who are interested in or dealing with e-business and businesses that are embarking on e-business. Sample Chapter(s). Introduction (106 KB). Chapter 1: Overview-Part I: Foundation of E-Business and E-Business Technologies (318 KB). Contents: Overview of Current Status of E-Business: Overview-Part I: Foundation of E-Business and E-Business Technologies (J Xu & M Quaddus); Overview-Part II: B2C, B2B and Other Types of E-Business (J Xu & M Quaddus); Studies of E-Business Issues and Challenges: Factors Influencing Online Auction Adoption: A China Study (M Quaddus & J Xu); Factors Influencing Online Advertising: A National Survey Among Small & Medium Enterprises in Australia (J Heiligtag et al.); E-Learning in Emerging Countries: Case Studies of Republic of Tunisia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (I B Dhaou & F Abdessemed); Consumers' Adoption of Electronic Ticketing: An Application in the Air Travel Industry in Tunisia (A Allagui & M S B Mimoun); Success Factors of E-Tailing: A China Study (W-B Xuan et al.); A Framework for Business-to-Business E-Commerce Evaluation Challenges and Critical Success Factors (C Lin & Y-A Huang); The Diffusion of Web 2.0 Platforms: The Problem of Oscillating Degrees of Utilization (T Kollmann et al.); Application of Wireless Technologies in Mobile Business (X-Z Gao); Theories and Factors Affecting Electronic Commerce Adoption in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): A Review (S Al-Somali et al.); Factors of Commercial Website Success in Small and Medium Enterprises: An Indonesian Study (V Pujani et al.); E-Commerce Adoption in Small Enterprises: An Australian Study (J Hallal et al.); Outlook of E-Business: Future of E-Business, Success Factors and E-Business Opportunities (J Xu & M Quaddus); Achieving Sustainable E-Business Success: Development and Application of a Model of E-Business Adoption, Success and Sustainable Success (J Xu & M Quaddus). Readership: Academics and professionals in e-business, innovation technology, international trade, entrepreneurship and decision sciences.

Economics Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781466684690
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Organizations, governments, and corporations are all concerned with distributing their goods and services to those who need them most, consequently benefiting in the process. Only by carefully considering the interrelated nature of social systems can organizations achieve the success they strive for. Economics: Concepts, Methodolgies, Tools, and Applications explores the interactions between market agents and their impact on global prosperity. Incorporating both theoretical background and advanced concepts in the discipline, this multi-volume reference is intended for policymakers, economists, business leaders, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and students of economic theory.

Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management

Author: Wang, Victor C. X.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781522510505
Release Date: 2016-12-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Strategic leadership techniques are the cornerstone to positive growth and prosperity within businesses and organizations. Implementing new management strategies and practices helps to ensure managers are optimizing their resources and driving innovation. The Encyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management investigates emergent administrative techniques and business practices being utilized within corporate and educational settings. Highlighting empirical research and best practices within the field, this encyclopedia will be an authoritative reference source for students, researchers, faculty, librarians, managers, and leaders across various disciplines and cultures.

Business Driven Technology

Author: Stephen Haag
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0073323063
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

BDT takes a business-first approach, starting each chapter by explaining the value of a business initiative and then detailing the technology that enables the initiative. This revolutionary approach instantly demonstrates the ‘why’ to business students without boring them with the ‘how’.The adaptive chapter/plug-in organization allows the instructor to adjust content according to their business or technical preferences.

Trademark 2 0

Author: Todd Stephens
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780615156880
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

This book will discuss several dimensions of building a personal Trademark. Unlike other books on this subject, this book will focus on the "How" an individual can move from local labor to global talent in the new world defined as Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 commonly refers to organizations that operate under an open communication model where interaction and communication is encouraged from the top down. Enterprises are accomplishing this feat by not only addressing the technology requirements of Web 2.0 but the social and organizational changes required to sustain a competitive advantage. In the 2.0 environment, these physical trademarks have been replaced by more meta-physical ones such as logo, slogans, and reputation. Still, like every organization, we must learn to build both the physical and meta-physical trademarks in order to compete in the next 25 years.

Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices

Author: Zemliansky, Pavel
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599048949
Release Date: 2008-04-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"This book compiles authoritative research from scholars worldwide, covering the issues surrounding the influx of information technology to the office environment, from choice and effective use of technologies to necessary participants in the virtual workplace"--Provided by publisher.

Business driven Information Technology

Author: David R. Laube
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105112969477
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Information technology is a critical element of virtually every business. But effectively aligning and using it to achieve business objectives is very difficult. That is because success requires so many elements to be done properly. Over 60 business leaders and university faculty members have collaborated to bring together insights from a broad spectrum of disciplines—from strategy and finance to information systems and project management. This information is contained in clearly written, concise answers to 100 questions that every manager needs to know to use information technology effectively. Each answer includes references to web and print resources for readers needing more detailed or the most current information. Business professionals will value the book because it covers a range of important areas that few know completely. University students will find the book a valuable source of necessary information for technology and management courses. Rarely is so much diverse expertise brought together and focused in a single book. It will become an essential resource for anyone working with information systems in an organization.

Essentials of Business Driven Information Systems

Author: Paige Baltzan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0073376728
Release Date: 2008-01-11
Genre: Computers

Essentials of Business Driven Information Systems discusses various business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second. The premise for this unique approach is that business initiatives should drive technology choices. Every discussion first addresses the business needs and then addresses the technology that supports those needs.

Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators

Author: Linda Roussel
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449614928
Release Date: 2011-12-19
Genre: Medical

This completely revised, yet comprehensive text provides management concepts and theories, giving professional administrators and students in nursing theoretical and practical knowledge. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition provides a foundation for nurse managers and nurse executives as well as students with major management and administrative content including planning, organizing, leadership, directing, and evaluating. An additional chapter, titled "The Executive Summary", is included. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Sixth Edition combines traditional organizational management content with forward-thinking healthcare administration content. This comprehensive Nursing Administration text includes content on: *complex adaptive systems *evidence-based practices *academic and clinical partnerships *trends in nursing leadership *implications for education and practice *creating a culture of magnetism *information management and technology *risk management *legal issues *building a portfolio Key features of this book include unit openers, learning features and objectives, "Concepts," "Nurse Manager Behaviors," "Nurse Executive Behaviors," quotations, summaries, exercises, review questions, Evidence-Based Practice Research Boxes, case studies, tables, figures, and charts, clinical leader content and content related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and a glossary.

Emerging Information Technology

Author: Kenneth E. Kendall
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781452251721
Release Date: 1999-06-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Emerging Information Technology explores cutting-edge research on emerging information technologies and their specific relevance for professionals in the business world. Kenneth E Kendall bridges the gap between the emergence of information technology, and its application and relevance for managers, consultants, decision makers and researchers.