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Cases on information technology and organizational politics & culture.


Cases on information technology and organizational politics & culture.

Ed. by Mehdi Khosrow-Pour.

Idea Group Publishing


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The spread of information technology into wider and wider areas of organizational functioning, notes Khosrow-Pour (editor-in-chief, Journal of Cases on Information Technology), suggests the need for more attention to the impact of information technology on organizational politics and culture. He presents 25 real-life cases that illustrate various aspects of the relationship between information technology and organizational politics and culture through examining an integrated online library resources automation project; the alignment of business strategy with business structure, culture, communication, and change within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; information technology and organizational performance in corporations; small business-to-business e-commerce; information technology governance within the airlines industry; the cross-cultural implementation of an information system; and the introduction of networked personal computers in a local government offices, to name a few.

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Date:Feb 1, 2007
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