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Advanced topics in global information management. Volume 2 [electronic resource] / [edited by] Felix Tan.
Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), 2003.
electronic texts (viii, 321 p. : ill.) : digital files.
Advanced topics in global information management series, v. 2.
Advanced Topics in Global Information Management includes original material concerned with all aspects of global information management in three broad areas: Global Information Systems in Business Functions, Information Technology in Specific Regions of the World, Management of Global Information Resources and Applications. Both researchers and practitioners disseminate the evolving knowledge in these broad categories and the book examines a variety of aspects of global information management dealing with development, usage, failure, success, policies, strategies and applications of this valuable organizational resource.
Preface / Felix B. Tan -- Chapter 1. Structural influences on global E-commerce activity / M. Lynne Markus, Christina Soh -- Chapter 2. Beyond models of national culture in information systems research / Michael D. Myers, Felix B. Tan -- Chapter 3. Inquiry into definitions of culture in IT studies / Mark Srite, Detmar Straub, Karen Loch, Roberto Evaristo, Elena Karahanna -- Chapter 4. Methodological issues in MIS cross-cultural research / Elena Karahanna, Roberto Evaristo, Mark Srite -- Chapter 5. The role of virtual multicultural teams in corporate culture / Amira El Guindi, Sherif Kamel -- Chapter 6. Lines of advance in global information technology management: American /West European approach / Ana R. del Águila, Sebastián Bruque, Antonio Padilla -- Chapter 7. Alternative delivery mechanisms in distance education / M. Gordon Hunter, Peter Carr -- Chapter 8. New challenges in privacy protection / Lech J. Janczewski -- Chapter 9. Transfer of information technology to the arab world: a test of cultural influence modeling / Detmar W. Straub, Karen D. Loch, Carole E. Hill -- Chapter 10. The IS/IT outsourcing phenomenon in the public sector of a developing country: an exploration of critical issues / Abdulwahed Moh. Khalfan, Tom G. Gough -- Chapter 11. Intangible determinants in the introduction and development of information technology: Mediterranean evidence / Ana R. del Águila, Sebastián Bruque, Antonio Padilla.

Chapter 12. An overview of the diffusion of advanced techniques / Davood Askarany -- Chapter 13. Critical strategies for information systems development projects: perceptions of developers from the United States and Japan / Chung S. Kim, Dane K. Peterson -- Chapter 14. The state of teledensity diffusion in least developed countries: a review of the literature / Victor W. A. Mbarika -- Chapter 15. Information and communication technology in Singapore: lessons for developing nations on the role of government / Leo Tan Wee Hin, R. Subramaniam -- About the authors -- Index.
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