Emerging Information Technology: Improving Decisions, Cooperation, and Infrastructure / Edition 1

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Emerging Information Technology explores cutting-edge research on emerging information technologies and their specific relevance for professionals in the business world.

Kenneth E Kendall bridges the gap between the emergence of information technology, and its application and relevance for managers, consultants, decision makers and researchers.

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Rather than introducing new and unknown information technologies, reports on the widening applications of those already known and the implications for managers, consultants, and decision makers. For recommendation systems, hypermedia and hypertext, data warehousing, artificial intelligence, group support systems, executive information systems, virtual teams, information delivery systems, electronic commerce, client server systems, and knowledge work productivity considers the life cycle of technological change and how the technologies are being used. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761917496
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/14/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface - Kenneth E Kendall
Recommendations Systems - Edward A Stohr and Sivakumar Visanathan
Decision Support for the Information Economy
Animation in User Interfaces Designed for Decision Support Systems - Cleotilde González and George M Kaspar
The Effects of Image Abstraction, Transition and Interactivity on Decision Quality
The Emergence of Hypertext and Problem Solving - Narender K Ramarapu, Mark N Frolick, Ronald B Wilkes and James C Wetherbe
An Experimental Investigation on Accessing and Using Information from Linear Versus Nonlinear Systems
Data Warehousing - Paul Gray
Three Major Applications and Their Significance
Artificial Intelligence - Phillip Ein-Dor
A Short History and the Next Forty Years
Media Appropriateness - Ruth C King and Weidong Xia
Effects of Experience on Communication Media Choice
Group Support Systems, Power and Influence in an Organization - Susan Rebstock Williams and Rick L Wilson
A Field Study
An Empirical Investigation Into Factors Relating to the Adoption of Executive Information Systems - Arun Rai and Deepinder S Bajwa
An Analysis of EIS for Collaboration and Decision Support
Virtual Teams Versus Face-to-Face Teams - Merrill E Warkentin, Luifus Sayeed and Ross Hightower
An Exploratory Study of a Web-based Conference System
Web Pull and Push Technologies - Julie E Kendall and Kenneth E Kendall
The Emergence and Future of Information Delivery Systems
Structure and Macro-Level Impacts of Electronic Commerce - Vladimir Zwass
From Technological Infrastructure to Electronic Marketplaces
Client/Server System Success - Tor Guimaraes and Magid Igbaria
Exploring the Human Side
Knowledge Work Productivity - Gordon B Davis and J David Naumann
Features and Fuctions of Information Technologies
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