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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

 

 
PART ONE
 
ICT and Organization
Process and Factors

 
 
Technology
 
Organizations
 
PART TWO
 
Adoption
From Exploration to Decision-Making

 
 
Implementation
 
Use
Individual, Group and Organization

 
 
Effects
Tasks, Processes and Structures

 
 
PART THREE
 
E-commerce and E-business
 
E-government
 
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
August 29, 2014

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

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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

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Jan A G M van Dijk

Jan A.G.M. van Dijk is an internationally recognized expert in the field of communication, his specific interest being new media studies.  Van Dijk is the author of The Network Society (SAGE, 2012) and co-editor of Digital Democracy: Issues of Theory and Practice (SAGE, 2000).  He is an advisor of the European Commission in the Information Society Forum.  As a professor of Communication Science at Twente University, van Dijk teaches and develops the sociology of the information society, in particular the social-cultural, political, and organizational aspects.  More About Author

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