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Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture

Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture
Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright: ©2006
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-411-8
ISBN13: 9781599044118
ISBN10: 1599044110
EISBN13: 9781599044132


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Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics and Culture documents real-life cases describing issues, challenges, and solutions related to information technology, and how it affects organizational politics and culture. The cases included in this book cover a wide variety of topics, such as: an integrated online library resources automation project, IT within a government agency, the politics of information management, and many others.

Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics and Culture provides a much needed understanding of how management can deal with the impact of politics and culture on the overall utilization of information technology within an organization. Lessons learned from these cases are very instrumental in providing a better understanding of the issues and challenges involved in managing information technology, and its impact on organizational politics and cultures.

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Presents 25 real-life cases that illustrate various aspects of the relationship between information technology and organizational politics and culture.

– Reference and Research Book News Volume 22, Number 1 (Feb 2007)

Author's/Editor's Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Ed.)
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.


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