The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition is a 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world. This discipline-defining encyclopedia will serve research needs in numerous fields that are affected by the rapid pace and substantial impact of technological change. With an emphasis on modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field, it is a relevant and essential addition to any academic library’s reference collection.
The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition is a matchless compendium of over 750 authoritative, research-based entries/chapters contributed by nearly 1,200 researchers and experts from 60 countries on a complete range of topics that, together, define the contemporary state of knowledge on technology and its organizational, managerial, behavioral, and social implications. This indispensable reference work is also enhanced with thorough definitions of more than 6,000 technical and managerial terms, as well as an exhaustive reference section that directs researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to more than 17,500 additional sources for further reading and research. An essential addition to any academic library's reference collection, this discipline defining encyclopedia will serve research needs in numerous fields that are affected by the rapid pace and profound impact of technological change.
Educational Technology Use and Design for Improved Learning Opportunities presents broad coverage of topics pertaining to the development and use of technology both in and out of the classroom. Including research on technology integration in K-12, higher education, and adult learning, this publication is ideal for use by school administrators, academicians, and upper-level students seeking the most up-to-date tools and methodologies surrounding educational technology.
This book gives you the latest research findings/writings related to the web-enabled technologies utilization and management in organizations throughout the world.
This book also appeared as the journal, Annals of Cases on Information Technology: Applications and Management in Organizations, Volume 2.
The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology is the first work to map this ever-changing field. It is the most comprehensive, research-based encyclopedia consisting of contributions from over 900 noted researchers in over 50 countries. This five-volume encyclopedia includes more than 550 articles highlighting current concepts, issues and emerging technologies. These articles are enhanced by special attention that is paid to over 5,000 technical and managerial terms. These terms will each have a 5-50 word description that allow the users of this extensive research source to learn the language and terminology of the field. In addition, these volumes offer a thorough reference section with over 11,500 sources of information that can be accessed by scholars, students, and researchers in the field of information science and technology. These wide-ranging, user-friendly alphabetically organized volumes are an important addition for your library collection.
Managing Information Resources and Technology: Emerging Applications and Theories highlights the rising trends and studies in the information technology field. Each chapter offers interesting perspectives on common problems as well as suggestions for future improvement. Professionals, researchers, scholars, and students will gain deeper insight into this area of study with this comprehensive collection.
Cases on Telecommunications and Networking provides practitioners, educators, and students with important examples of successes and failures in telecommunications and networking systems implementation. This publication is instrumental for those learning about the issues and challenges in the field of telecommunications and networking systems.
Collaborative Information Technologies includes research on the design and implementation of such technologies, assessment of the impact of collaborative technologies on organizations, and theoretical considerations on links between collaborative technologies and organizational outcomes.
Cases on Electronic Commerce Technologies and Applications presents a wide range of real-life cases that describe the successful and unsuccessful adoption of e-commerce, e-business, e-government, mobile commerce, and Web services technologies. This collection provides significant insight on the successful implementation of these areas.
*Note: This book is part of a new series entitled “Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management”. This book is Volume Two within this series (Vol. II, 2003).
Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management, Volume 5 provides information technology researchers, scholars, educators, and practicing managers with the latest research on managing the technological, organizational, and human aspects of information utilization and management. This volume presents current trends and challenges in implementing and strengthening information resources strategies in organizations worldwide.
Systems and Software Development, Modeling, and Analysis: New Perspectives and Methodologies presents diverse, interdisciplinary research on topics pertaining to the management, integration, evaluation, and architecture of modern computational systems and software. Presenting the most up-to-date research in this rapidly evolving field, this title is ideally designed for use by computer engineers, academicians, graduate and post-graduate students, and computer science researchers.
Cases on the Human Side of Information Technology provides many real-life examples of how organizations have handled human side issues in the overall utilization and management of IT. It presents information to assist educators and professionals in the implementation of strategies for the benefit of the company or organization.
E-Commerce for Organizational Development and Competitive Advantage provides insight on the challenges related to the management aspects of e-commerce and its influence over organizational development. With the growing applications of electronic commerce technologies, this reference source is vital for educators, researchers, and managers interested in the advantages of this field.
Terms and definitions included in this important reference publication were contributed by over 2,500 noted researchers from over 40 countries. There is no single definition in existence for each element of the vocabulary, so individual researchers have formed distinctive descriptions of the terminology, providing a much more meaningful and broader understanding of each term. The Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is a valuable, essential reference publication for libraries and individuals worldwide.
Utilizing and Managing Commerce and Services Online provides comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, and cognitive impacts of e-commerce technologies and advances in organizations around the world. E-commerce strategic management, leadership, organizational behavior, development, and employee ethical issues are only a few of the challenges presented in this all-inclusive work.
Contemporary Advancements in Information Technology Development in Dynamic Environments presents an in-depth discussion into the information technology revolution present in fields such as government, gaming, social networking, and cloud computing. This book’s investigation into the research and application of information technology in several specific areas make this a useful resource for practitioners, professionals, undergraduate/graduate students, and academics.
Emerging Information Resources Management and Technologies presents the issues facing modern organizations and provides the most recent strategies in overcoming the obstacles of the ever-evolving information management and utilization industry.
Consumer Behavior, Organizational Development, and Electronic Commerce: Emerging Issues for Advancing Modern Socioeconomies offers readers a one-stop resource for contemporary issues, developments, and influences in e-commerce. Through in-depth literature reviews and inventive methodologies, academics, students, and practitioners will find this publication to be a ready reference -- suitable for university or corporate library collections and advanced coursework -- for a complete depiction of technologies and their impact on modern global socioeconomics.
Innovative Technologies for Information Resource Management brings together compelling content related to the continually emerging technologies in areas of information systems such as Web services, electronic commerce, distance learning, healthcare, business process management, and software development. Focusing on the implications innovative technologies have on the managerial and organizational aspects of information resource management, this book provides academcians and practitioners with a requisite and enlightening reference source.
Cases on Performance Measurement and Productivity Improvement: Technology Integration and Maturity highlights the successes and failures which have shaped the modern business as well as the technological solutions taken to improve the organizational system. Providing essential research on these applied innovations, this collection of case studies appeals to both academics and practitioners in the business and IT management fields.
In our present era, electronic commerce has taken the stage as a necessary ingredient in education, manufacturing, and even research. Individuals involved in researching, improving, and using e-commerce need a strong resource to provide ideas and information on the utilization of these new technologies and what possibilities e-commerce offers.
Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1 presents a wide range of the most current research in the adoption of e-commerce, e-business, and e-government. This inaugural volume will assist researchers, educators, and professionals in understanding the necessary components for e-technologies and how to best adopt these elements into their own classrooms, workplaces, and organizations throughout the world.
Interdisciplinary Advances in Information Technology Research explores multiple fields and the research done as well as how they differentiate and relate to one another. This collection provides focused discussions from unique perspectives on the latest information technology research. Researchers, practitioners, and professionals will benefit from this publications broad perspective.
Web Technologies for Commerce and Services Online delivers a global perspective on the influence of electronic commerce on organizational behavior, development, and management in organizations, discussing issues such as information security; strategic management of electronic commerce; organizational learning; business process management; mediated enterprises; and electronic marketplaces. With the new insights it delivers on this rapidly evolving technological and commercial domain, this incisive reference will prove an essential addition to library collections worldwide.
Strategic E-Commerce Systems and Tools for Competing in the Digital Marketplace advances the body of knowledge on electronic business and commerce with an in-depth look at the opportunities and concerns surrounding online business and finance. This cutting-edge reference aids business leaders, financial managers, investors, and consumers looking to build their portfolios and thrive in modern digital business environments.
Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management provides an overview and analysis of knowledge management in sustainability, emergency preparedness, and IT, among other fields integral to the modern technological era. By providing a foundation for innovative practices in using technology and information resources, this publication is essential for practitioners and professionals, as well as undergraduate/graduate students and academicians.
Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions provides authoritative insight into emerging developments in information resources management and how these technologies are shaping the way the world does business, creates policies, and advances organizational practices. With chapters delving into pertinent aspects of such disciplines as knowledge management, open source software, systems engineering, project management, and IT governance, this book offers audiences solutions for improved organizational functioning.
This collection, entitled Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research: Advancing Trends, aims to inform researchers and practitioners of novel and emerging research in information science and technology, allowing for the discussion and dissemination of critical concepts that will promote further study and innovation. Selections explore all facets of the discipline, with specific contributions focusing on outsourcing, ethical concerns in research, biometrics, and information technology's role in disaster prediction and prevention.
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.
Cases on Information Technology Planning, Design and Implementation provides an outstanding collection of current real-life situations associated with the effective utilization of IT, with lessons learned included in each case.
E-Commerce Trends for Organizational Advancement: New Applications and Methods gathers essential research on the changing face of commerce, investigating the development, delivery, and perception of e- and m- commerce systems and tools.
*Note: This book is part of a new series entitled “Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management”. This book is Volume One within this series (Vol. I, 2002).
Cases on Assessment and Evaluation in Education presents a collection of case studies describing the methods used to assess an education course, what factors to assess, as well as which factors determine the success of these factors. This casebook aims to bring together different research perspectives on the questions surrounding the issues of educational assessment and evaluation.
Cases on Database Technologies and Applications presents many real-life examples and experiences of those involved in database research and database technology applications and management. It includes a wide range of the most current development, design and analysis of databases, and assists practitioners and students alike in learning about emerging issues, problems, and challenges in developing database applications without pitfalls.
Cases on Strategic Information Systems provides practitioners, educators, and students with important examples of the successes and failures in the implementation of strategic information systems, and stands as an outstanding collection of current, real-life situations associated with the effective utilization of strategic information systems.
Global, Social, and Organizational Implications of Emerging Information Resources Management: Concepts and Applications highlights recent trends and advancements as they impact all facets of information resources management in an ever-changing society. This collection provides focused discussions of the role outsourcing has played in modern business, the development of Web information systems, and social issues such as explorations of age-based salary differences and workplace stress.
Cases on Information Technology and Business Process Reengineering presents a wide range of issues and challenges related to business process reengineering technologies and systems. This book gives practitioners, educators, and students an understanding of business process reengineering difficulties, and presents solutions discovered by organizations worldwide.