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Title Global information systems : the implications of culture for IS management / Dorothy E. Leidner and T.R. Kayworth
Published Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 487 pages)
Contents Contextualizing patterns of work group interaction: toward a nested theory of structuration / L.A. Perlow, J.H. Gittell and N. Katz -- Cross-cultural software production and use: a structurational analysis / G. Walsham -- Reporting bad news about software projects: impact of organizational climate and information asymmetry in an individualistic and a collectivist culture / B.C.Y. Tan [and others] -- Competing values in software process improvement: an assumption analysis of CMM from an organizational culture perspective / O. Ngwenyama and P.A. Nielsen -- Diffusing the internet in the Arab world: the role of social norms and technological culturation / K.D. Loch, D.W. Straub and S. Kamel -- The key role of organizational culture in a multi-system view of technology-driven change / A. Cabrera, E.F. Cabrera and S. Barajas -- Dangerous liaisons? Component-based development and organizational subcultures / J.C. Huang [and others] -- Assimilating new technologies: the role of organizational culture / N. Hoffman and R. Klepper -- A qualitative assessment of Arab culture and information technology transfer / C.E. Hill [and others] -- The role of culture in knowledge management: a case study of two global firms / D.L. Leidner, M. Alavi and T.R. Kayworth -- Impact of national culture on information technology usage behaviour: an exploratory study of decision making in Korea and the USA / K.J. Calhoun, J.T.C. Teng and M.J. Cheon -- Mexican and Swedish managers' perceptions of the impact of EIS on organizational intelligence, decision making, and structure / D.E. Leidner, S. Carlsson, J. Elam and M. Corrales -- Culture and consumer responses to web download time: a four-continent study of mono-and polychronism / G.M. Rose, R. Evaristo and D. Straub -- Relating IT strategy and organizational culture: an empirical study of public sector units in India / S. Kanungo, S. Sadavarti and Y. Srinivas -- Developing a management culture in which information technology will flourish: how the UK can benefit / R. Tomlin -- Information systems employment structures in the USA and Singapore: a cross-cultural comparison / S. Slaughter and S. Ang -- Understanding an organization's view of the CIO: the role of assumptions about IT / M.L. Kaarst-Brown
Summary Presents the many issues associated with culture in the management of information systems. This book includes a range of articles from experts in North America and Europe that represent a variety of different national and cultural environments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Information resources management -- Cross-cultural studies
Information resources management -- Social aspects
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kayworth, T. R. (Timothy R.)
Leidner, D. E. (Dorothy E.)
ISBN 0080942741
Other Titles Implications of culture for IS management
Implications of culture for information systems management