The Transfer and Diffusion of Information Technology for Organizational Resilience: IFIP TC8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, June 7-10, 2006, Galway, Ireland / Edition 1

The Transfer and Diffusion of Information Technology for Organizational Resilience: IFIP TC8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, June 7-10, 2006, Galway, Ireland / Edition 1

by Brian Donnellan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387344098

ISBN-13: 9780387344096

Pub. Date: 05/17/2006

Publisher: Springer US

The Transfer and Diffusion of Information Technology for Organizational Reilience addresses the challenges faced by many organizations today as they strive to be resilient in a turbulent economic and political environment. Resilience is considered in the context of the ideas provided by Everett Rogers in his textbook Diffusion of Innovations, where he provided a

Overview

The Transfer and Diffusion of Information Technology for Organizational Reilience addresses the challenges faced by many organizations today as they strive to be resilient in a turbulent economic and political environment. Resilience is considered in the context of the ideas provided by Everett Rogers in his textbook Diffusion of Innovations, where he provided a framework for evaluating the transfer and diffusion of IT.

The topics in this new book include:

- Improvisation and agility

- IT Support for nurturing core competencies

- Ontological/definitional issues relating to resilience

- Multi-level studies of resilience

- Barriers/enablers to resilience

- Resilience in federated/distributed/virtual organizations

This volume contains the edited proceedings of the Working Conference on the Transfer and Diffusion of IT for Organizational Resilience, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 8.6 (Transfer and Diffusion of Information Technology), and held in Galway, Ireland in June of 2006. The material contained in this book represents current thinking on the topic of resilience by academics and leading practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387344096
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/17/2006
Series:
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Series, #206
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Complex Network-Based Information Systems (CNIS) Standards: Toward an Adoption Model.- The Impacts of Information Technology and Managerial Proactiveness in Building Net-Enabled Organizational Resilience.- The Policies of Information and Communication Technology Diffusion: A Case Study in a UK Primary Health Care Trust.- An Integral Approach to Information Technology Diffusion: Innovation in the Product Life Cycles of a Large Technology Comany.- Ten Strategies for Successful Distributed Development.- The Challenge of Managing Knowledge in Innovative Organizations: Internal Versus External Knowledge Acquisition.- Analysis of Outsourcing and the Impact on Business Resilience.- The Wizard of Oz: Instilling Heart into Self-Service Business Applications.- Aspects on Information Systems Curriculum: A Study Program in Business Informatics.- The Rise and Descent of Visions for E-Government.- UML: A Complex Technology Embedded in Complex Organizational Issues.- The Dialects of Resilience: A Multilevel Analysis of a Telehealth Innovation.

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