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Managing Information Resources and Technology

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With a constant stream of developments in the IT research field, it seems only practical that there be methods and systems in place to consistently oversee this growing area. highlights the rising trends and studies in the information technology field. Each chapter offers interesting perspectives on common problems as well as suggestions for future improvement. Professionals, researchers, scholars, and students will gain deeper insight into this area of study with this comprehensive collection. Managing Information Resources and Technology: Emerging Applications and Theories

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: Application of an Extended TAM Model for Online Banking Adoption
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CUSTOMER ADOPTION MODELS
    4. RESULTS
    5. IMPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
  7. Chapter 2: Visible IT in Credit Unions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE
    5. MEASURES OF STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE
    6. RESEARCH DESIGN
    7. RESULTS: THE HYPE ERA
    8. RESULTS: THE NORMAL ERA
    9. DISCUSSION
  8. Chapter 3: Governing Information Security
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE IMPORTANCE OF DECISION RIGHTS ALLOCATION
    4. IT DECISION TYPES AND DECISION RIGHTS ALLOCATION PATTERNS
    5. THE SEVEN DOMAINS OF INFORMATION SECURITY GOVERNANCE
    6. MATCHING ARCHETYPES WITH THE GOVERNANCE DOMAINS
    7. IMPLEMENTATION OF ALLOCATION PATTERNS
    8. DEVIATIONS FROM MATCHING ALLOCATION PATTERNS
    9. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    10. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: Antecedents to Job Success in Business Process Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
  10. Chapter 5: An Integrated Strategic Framework for E-Government Initiatives
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A FRAMEWORK FOR CONTEXT-BASED STRATEGY OF E-GOVERNMENT
    4. DATA ANALYSIS
    5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 6: What Drives Malaysian E-Government Adoption?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1.0 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3.0 HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH MODEL
    5. 4.0 METHODOLOGY
    6. 5.0 DISCUSSION
    7. 6.0 CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    8. 7.0 LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE STUDIES
    9. Appendix: Questionnaire
  12. Chapter 7: Bundling Processes Between Private and Public Organizations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 PROCESS BUNDLING
    4. 3 AN APPROACH FOR PUBLIC SERVICE PROCESS BUNDLING
    5. 4 APPLICATION – PROCESS BUNDLING IN INDUSTRIAL WASTE DISPOSAL
    6. 5 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: Impact of e-CRM on Website Loyalty of a Public Organization’s Customers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FROM CRM TO E-CRM
    4. E-CRM VALUE
    5. WEBSITE LOYALTY
    6. DEFINITIONS AND MEASUREMENT
    7. DATA ANALYSIS
    8. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS
  14. Chapter 9: Success of Public Knowledge Management in the Light of the Rossian Ethics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH APPROACH
    5. FRAMEWORK
    6. EVALUATION AND DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: Challenges Faced by Megacities in the Future
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PRINCIPLE URBAN CONCERNS
    4. URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE
    5. TRANSPORTATION
    6. ENERGY
    7. WATER AND WASTEWATER
    8. HEALTHCARE
    9. SAFETY AND SECURITY
    10. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Social Engineering
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS
    4. PERSONALITY TRAITS
    5. SOCIAL ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES
    6. EFFECTIVE DEFENSES AGAINST SOCIAL ENGINEERING
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: A Decision Table for the Cloud Computing Decision in Small Business
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING DECISION PARAMETERS
    4. SUMMARY
  18. Chapter 13: Information Technology and Supply Chain Collaboration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND LITERATURE AND RESEARCH MODEL
    4. HYPOTHESES
    5. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    6. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    7. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: Integrating OLAP/SOLAP in E-Business Domains
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. OLAP AND SOLAP ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. DISCUSSION AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
    7. CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
  20. Chapter 15: The Evolution of the Massively Parallel Processing Database in Support of Visual Analytics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. THE MASSIVELY PARALLEL PROCESSING DATABASE
    3. MPP AND PARALLEL EFFICIENCY
    4. MPP PRODUCT HISTORY
    5. THE ENTERPRISE DATA WAREHOUSE (EDW) & ANALYTICS
    6. THE DATA MAY NOT BE TOO LARGE AFTER ALL
    7. MPP COSTS MAY BE FALLING FASTER THAN YOU MAY REALIZE
    8. THE MPP DATA WAREHOUSE IN PRACTICE
    9. DATA TRANSFORMATION MOVES INSIDE
    10. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS LEVERAGES MPP
    11. VISUALIZATION USING INTEGRATED SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE
    12. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: 3D Object Modeling Using Sketches
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. CONSTRUCTING A POLYHEDRON FROM A SINGLE SKETCH: A REVIEW OF CURRENT METHODS
    4. 4 THE “MINIMAL-COMPLETION” ALGORITHM
    5. 5. AN EXAMPLE
    6. 6. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: On Volume Based 3D Display Techniques
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. INTERFACING WITH THE DIGITAL WORLD
    4. 3. INTERACTION MODALITIES AND FORMS OF IMAGE SPACE
    5. 4. VOLUME BASED DISPLAY TECHNIQUES
    6. 5. DIRECT INTERACTION WITH IMAGES DEPICTED IN ‘FREE SPACE’
    7. 6. DISCUSSION
  23. Chapter 18: Understanding Critical Distance Learning Issues
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 19: Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Information System Personnel
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PROPOSED RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    5. RESEARCH METHODS
    6. RESULTS
    7. CONCLUSION
  25. Compilation of References
  26. About the Contributors