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Business & Management - Business Information Systems | Decision Support for Global Enterprises

Decision Support for Global Enterprises

Kulkarni, Uday, Power, Daniel J., Sharda, Ramesh (Eds.)

2007, VIII, 281 p.

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Increasingly India, with its expertise in communication technology, is becoming the "global back office" to international supply chains. Many international companies (and examples are legion, but a few examples are IBM, Sony, Exxon/Mobil, etc.) have employed Indian resources to help them with their data, their computerized decision support and their knowledge management. With large corporations opening the path to India, it has allowed a substantial communications and decision-support infrastructure to develop in a number of Indian cities. Therefore, opportunities have emerged for both large and small enterprises in the global market place to utilize these developing Indian resources.

This book is a volume of a mixture of peer-reviewed and invited papers. The volume has two primary goals: (1) Stimulate creative and thoughtful discussion between academic research leaders and the practitioner information systems community that will improve both the research and practice in the area. (2) Increase the awareness of the problems and challenges faced by global enterprises that can be met with innovative computerized decision support systems. In addition to the positive aspects,

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Business - Management - Performance - Service-oriented Computing - Sharda - calculus - communication technology - decision support - decision support system - enterprises - global - organization - search engine marketing (SEM) - sets - strategy

Related subjects » Business & Management for Professionals - Business Information Systems - Database Management & Information Retrieval - Operations Research & Decision Theory - Production & Logistics

Table of contents / Sample pages 

Overview: Concepts, Theories, and Frameworks.- Understanding Decision Support Systems for Global Enterprises.- Sources of Unstructuredness in Decision Situations: Towards a framework for DSS Development.- Critical Success Factors for Implementation of Business Intelligence Systems: A Study of Engineering Asset Management Organizations.- Support for Collaborative and Distributed Decision Making.- Management of Knowledge Transfer in Distributed Software Organizations: The Outsourcers’ Perspective.- Meeting Challenges: Empirical Studies.- A Longitudinal Study of Information Exchange in Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Groups.- The Email Strategy Investigation Model (eSIM): A DSS for Analysis of Email Processing Strategies.- Effects of Knowledge Management Capabilities on Perceived Performance: An Empirical Examination.- Using Social Choice Rule Sets in Multiple Attribute Decision Making for Information System Selection.- Individual’s Response to Security Messages: A Decision-Making Perspective.- Successes and Failures:.- An Analysis of ERP Decision Making Practice and Consequences for Subsequent System Life Cycle Stages: A Case Study.- SCOLDSS: A Decision Support System for the Planning of Solid Waste Collection.- Evolving Technologies.- Semantic Web Technologies for Enhancing Intelligent DSS Environments.- Towards a Unified Representation Framework for Modelbases and Databases.- A Multi-Attribute Auction Format for Procurement with Limited Disclosure of Buyer’s Preference Structure.- A Generic Model of Self-Incrementing Knowledge-Based Decision Support System Using the Bolzmann Machine.

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