Book: Managing IT in Government, Business & Communities
Publisher: IRM Press
This guide presents the most current research and findings about the challenges governments around the world are now placing on small business IT entrepreneurs and how they are providing increased resources to support this emphasis. Described are how organizations and society rely heavily on virtual technologies for communication and how information management has presented government officials and information resource management practitioners alike with a variety of challenges associated with managing resources and applications in the world economy. Topics covered include federal agency intranets, concerns and solutions for electronic voting systems adoption, using the web for enhanced decision making, and the role of the virtual organization.
Governments around the world are now placing increasing importance upon the success of small business entrepreneurs and are providing increased resources to support this emphasis. The simple fact that organizations and society are relying heavily on virtual technologies for communication and information management has presented government officials and information resource management practitioners alike with a variety of issues and challenges associated with attempting to managing resources and applications in the world economy. Managing IT in Government, Business & Communities presents the most current research and findings about these issues and challenges.
About the Editor
Dr. Gerry Gingrich is a Professor of Systems Management in the Information Strategies Department of the Information Resources Management College at the National Defense University on Fort McNair, Washington, DC. Her research and teaching interests are organizational innovation and strategy, information technology and change, and executive leadership. Prior to teaching at the National Defense University, Dr. Gingrich was Co-Director of the Executive Masters in Information Systems in the School of Business and Public Management at The George Washington University. Earlier, she taught information systems strategy in the M.B.A. program at the University of Maryland. Dr. Gingrich obtained a Ph.D. in cognitive and organizational sciences from the University of Maryland in 1985 and a post-doctoral degree in information systems at the University of Minnesota in 1987. She has published her research in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, the Defense Intelligence Journal, the Journal of End User Computing, the National Defense University’s Strategic Forum, Organizational Behavior and Human Processes, and the Proceedings of the Symposium on Human Factors in Information Systems