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Information and Communication Technology in Organizations

Information and Communication Technology in Organizations
Adoption, Implementation, Use and Effects

240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
How can we best understand why the application of information and communication technology in organizations succeeds or fails? Calling on technical, organizational, social, psychological and economic perspectives, this book provides a fresh and comprehensive framework for answering this question.

Consideration is given to how ICT is adopted, implemented and used within organizations. Throughout special features will help readers clarify their understanding. These features include:

  • Case studies and vignettes that chart the opportunities and pitfalls created by ICT
  • Useful chapter introductions
  • An up to date glossary of concepts and abbreviations


ICT and Organization
Process and Factors

From Exploration to Decision-Making

Individual, Group and Organization

Tasks, Processes and Structures

E-commerce and E-business
Some Concluding Remarks and Research Agenda

A very detailed and easy book to follow. Good use of examples.

Miss Sharon Brooks
Faculty of Higher Education, City College Plymouth
October 15, 2015

I like that fact that this book is spilt into three parts . It provides a good introduction for students studying the ICT in organisations.

Mrs Jennifer Hogg
Business & General Education, North West regional college
October 26, 2012

Some useful and novel aspects

Dr Richard Hull
Newcastle Business School, Newcastle University
September 14, 2010

Harry Bouwman

Harry Bouwman is the Finnish Distinguished Professor at the Institute for Advanced Management Systems Research, Åbo Akademi University, Turku Finland, and the Associate professor at Delft University of Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Faculty Technology, Policy and Management, Delft, The Netherlands.... More About Author

Bart van den Hooff

Bart van den Hooff is Professor of Organizational Communication and Information Systems. He has a PhD (with honors) in Communication from the University of Amsterdam. Before coming to the VU University, he worked in consultancy (M&I/Partners), at the Delft University of Technology and the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include the interaction between ICT, organization and individuals, knowledge sharing, distributed collaboration and online interaction. His work has been presented at international conferences and published in (among others) Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of Information... More About Author

Lidwien van de Wijngaert

Jan A G M van Dijk

Jan A.G.M. van Dijk (1952) is emeritus professor of communication science and sociology of the information society and still working at the University of Twente, the Netherlands.His main domains of research are the social aspects of the digital media, digital democracy and the digital divide. His best known English books are The Network Society (Four Editions, Sage Publications), Digital Democracy (2000, Sage Publications), The Deepening Divide (2005, Sage Publications), Digital Skills (2014, Palgrave Macmillan), Internet and Democracy (2018, Routledge) and The Digital Divide (2020, Polity Press). Since the year 2020 he is working on an... More About Author

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