Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 1-2, January-July

A Parsonian Perspective on Change Given the Orthodox Paradigm of Functionalism
INTRODUCTION "Who now reads Parsons? It is difficult for us to realize how great a stir he made in the world ... He was the intimate confidant of strange and rather unsatisfactory gods, whom he called Action Theory, Voluntarism and later Functionalism....
A Review of the Interrlationship among Management, Information Technology, and In-House End-User: Empirical Propositions
BACKGROUND Information Technology is one of the most powerful innovations in history that affects our way of life, thus any investigation shedding light on such an important issue is worthwhile (Montealagre, 1999). In addition to that, IT has radically...
Business Process Reengineering with Grade
INTRODUCTION Huge investments in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) have been made recently to replace legacy systems. However, the resulting efficiency of the entire organization often does not increase dramatically because information technology...
Component-Oriented Middleware for E-Business: COM+ and EJB Application Servers
INTRODUCTION Corporations are involved in different types of e-business applications varying from a simple application, for selling one or a few products through the Internet, to complex applications, consisting of supply-chain management and purchasing...
Creating a Virtual Meeting System (VMS) for Public Agency Employees: A Field Study of the Illinois Division of Oral Health
INTRODUCTION A Web-enabled Virtual Meeting System (CyberCollaboratory) can improve productivity and job satisfaction. Over a decade ago, Huber (1984) stated that there was a perceived need for the means of aiding group processes to compensate...
Customer Relationship Management Strategies for the Internet
INTRODUCTION During the agriculture age, people exchanged agriculture goods, which the other one needed (i.e., barter trading). All exchanges were confined to certain regions and limited by geographical boundaries. So there was a high degree of...
Domain Names and Trademarks-The Unhappy Marriage Continues but the Rules Are Clearer
INTRODUCTION What's in a name? In cyberspace the answer is simple--MONEY. "Dot-com is the 800 number of the 1990s," said Chris Elwell, vice president of internet.com--a domain that Mecklermedia bought last month for more than $100,000. "I wouldn't...
Incorporating Decision Analysis into Solutions to Integer Resource Allocation Problems
INTRODUCTION In this paper, we explore the pedagogical concerns of integer resource allocation problems. A natural, ongoing question from students following lectures on integer resource allocation problems asks, "How can I obtain other optimal or...
The Ethical Dimension of Information Technology Workers-An Empirical Study
INTRODUCTION: A THEORY OF MORAL JUDGMENT In his 1932 book The Moral Judgment of the Child, Piaget was able to make major contributions to the understanding of the moral plane by 1 defining the problem area and the theoretical construct of moral...
Traditional Media and New It: Investigating Their Media Richness versus Their Technological Richness
INTRODUCTION Media Richness Theory (MRT) as initially formulated by Daft & Lengel (1984, 1986) proposes a hierarchy among media and suggests that there will be an optimal fit between the type of communication needed by managers and the type...
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