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Managing Adaptability, Intervention, and People in Enterprise Information Systems

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Managing Adaptability, Intervention, and People in Enterprise Information Systems highlights ongoing issues in three areas having implications for EIS: adaptability, intervention, and people. This book discusses the role of change management, conversion management, readiness management, knowledge management, e-business management, people management, and stakeholder management for a competitive advantage in EIS. Ongoing research on EIS is vital to provide insights into the challenges, issues, and solutions related to management of various aspects of EIS in our ever changing world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. CHANGE MANAGEMENT
    3. CONVERSION MANAGEMENT
    4. READINESS MANAGEMENT
    5. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    6. E-BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
    7. PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
    8. STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
    9. CONCLUSION
  5. Section 1: Managing Adaptability
    1. Chapter 1: Factors Influencing Information System Flexibility
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Theoretical Background
      4. Research Model
      5. Proposition Development
      6. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 2: Contrasting Approaches to Preparedness
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: A Complex Adaptive Systems-Based Enterprise Knowledge Sharing Model
      1. Abstract
      2. CAS-Based Modeling of Enterprise Knowledge Sharing
      3. CAS-Based KnS Framework
      4. Multi-Agent Enterprise KnS Simulation Model (e-KnSMOD)
      5. Summary
    4. Chapter 4: Conflicts, Compromises, and Political Decisions
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Architecture in systems development
      4. Research Process
      5. Changes and their effects in the development context
      6. Consequences: Limited designs and minimal solutions
      7. Derived Requirements for e-business systems development methodology
      8. Conclusion
  6. Section 2: Managing Intervention
    1. Chapter 5: Information System Conversion Strategies
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SYSTEM COMPONENTS AND CONVERSION FRAMEWORK
      4. IT CONVERSION METHODS
      5. CHOOSING A CONVERSION METHOD
      6. HUMAN FACTORS IN CONVERSION
      7. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TECHNICAL AND HUMAN CONSIDERATIONS
      8. THE OVERALL FRAMEWORK
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Information Technology Interventions for Growth and Competitiveness in Micro-Enterprises
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. ANALYSIS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: Small Firm Process Re-Engineering Success
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 NATURE OF BPR
      4. 3 RESEARCH APPROACH
      5. 4 CASE ANALYSIS
      6. 5 ISSUES FOR MANAGEMENT
      7. 6 ISSUES FOR RESEARCH
      8. 7 CONCLUSION
  7. Section 3: Managing People
    1. Chapter 8: Aligning Systems, Structures and People
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
      5. METHOD AND CASE STUDY
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: People-Oriented Business Processes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CONVERSATION PROTOCOLS
      5. AN EXAMPLE OF PEOPLE-ORIENTED BUSINESS PROCESS
      6. PARTICIPATION MODELS
      7. FINE-GRAINED USER PARTICIPATION MODELS
      8. COMPARISON OF NOTATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 10: Enterprise Information Systems Adoption in Iberian Large Companies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH FOCUS, DESIGN AND METHOD
      5. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. Appendix
  8. Compilation of References
  9. About the Contributors
  10. Index