Organizational Information Systems in the Context of Globalization: Ifip Tc8 & Tc9/Wg8.2 & Wg9.4 Working Conference on Information Systems Perspective ... ion for Information Processing (Series), 126)
Ifip Tc8 & Tc9, Wg8.2 & Wg9.4 Working Conference on Information Systems, Ramiro Montealegre, Angeliki PoulymenakouISBN: 1402074883;
In this book, the context and process of globalization are understood as a complex web of increasingly deepening interrelationships among countries, organizations, social groups, and individuals. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are seenas a vital part of the globalization agenda. As technology becomes more pervasive and capable, there is a danger that the debate will remain anchored on techno-centric issues such as what to use the technology for, or how to make it work. OrganizationalInformation Systems in the Context of Globalization provides rich insights on how global technology in action must be considered in view of local expectations and constraints. This is particularly relevant in the current discourse relating technology to development - the theme permeating most of the works included in this volume. Research reported in this book achieves a number of important objectives. It illustrates local ICT utilization and policy development contexts that are not as...
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