Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems (Management Reader S.)

Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems (Management Reader S.)

by RobertGalliers (Author), B . S . H . Baker (Author)

Synopsis

This new title focuses on strategic information management and its repercussions for business and management practice. The authors have made a thorough survey of key information management issues amongst senior executives (both IT and non-IT) in order to reach the best possible selection of readings. The editors include a wide range of contemporary and classic articles from North America and the United Kingdom on key information systems management themes, including: IT developments in business: an historical review and management implications; Key information systems management issues; international comparisons, historical trends, and global issues; Information systems strategy - formulation, implementation, and business process redesign; Building a flexible IT architecture; Strategic information systems; Organizing and outsourcing information systems services; Bridging the cultural gap between information systems and business professionals; Measuring and managing benefits from information systems.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Published: 30 Nov 1994

ISBN 10: 0750617314
ISBN 13: 9780750617314

Media Reviews
This book is complementary to Beaumont and Sutherland's INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. - British Journal of Healthcare Computing, March 1995 'This is a book that seems destined for management bookshelves.' - Computing, June 1995 'Required reading for anyone responsible for substantial budgets.' - Long Range Planning, February 1996 'Strategic Information Management is an excellent MBA text..[it] is an excellent collation of the material that should be included in such courses to help protect credulous users from wasting yet more time
and effort on inefficient, user-hostile and irrelevant IT systems promoted by the immature technophiliacs who are all too common to both suppliers and users.' - Books for MBAs, April 1996


'This review can only scratch the surface of this comprehensive,
well-structured and presented book. For anyone with the least
involvement in managing the handling of information at a strategic level in
any organisation it is es