Information technology for managers

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INFORMATION
TE C H N O L O G Y FO R
MANAGERS

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INFORMATION
TE C H N O L O G Y FO R
MANAGERS

George W. Reynolds
University of Cincinnati

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Information Technology for Managers

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George W. Reynolds

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Chapter 1

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Managers: Key to Information Technology Results

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Belarusbank JSSB
Why Managers Must Get Involved in Information Technology (IT) Why Managers Must Understand IT
What Is Information Technology?
Function IT
Network IT
Enterprise IT
The Role of Managers Vis-À-Vis IT
Identifying Appropriate IT Opportunities
Smooth Introduction and Adoption of IT
Ensuring that IT Risks Are Mitigated
What if Managers Do Not Participate in IT?
Overview of Remaining Text
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Action Memos
Web-Based Case
Case Study
Endnotes

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Chapter 2

Strategic Planning

FDA Illustrates Why Managers Must Understand Strategic Planning Why Managers Must Understand the Relationship between Strategic Planning and IT What Is Strategic Planning?
Defining Vision and Mission
Conducting Internal Assessment
Analyzing External Environment
Defining Objectives
Establishing Goals
Setting Strategies
Defining Measures
Deploying OGSM
Identifying Projects and Initiatives...
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