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Author Rapp, William V
Title Information Technology Strategies : How Leading Firms Use IT to Gain an Advantage
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2002
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Descript 1 online resource (324 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Terminology -- Acronyms -- Introduction -- Part I: A Strategic Framework for Using IT -- 1 Basic Strategic Framework -- 2 Managing Information Technology -- 3 Advanced Strategy -- 4 Convergence, Competition, Evolution -- Part II: Case Studies -- 5 Pharmaceuticals: Takeda, Merck -- 6 Steel: Nucor, Tokyo Steel, Nippon Steel -- 7 Automobiles: Toyota -- 8 Retailing: Ito-Yokado, Seven-Eleven Japan -- 9 Life Insurance: Nationwide Financial Services, Meiji Seimei -- 10 International Retail Banking: Sanwa Bank, Citigroup -- 11 Wireless Telecommunications: Nokia -- Part III: Conclusions -- 12 Gaining a Leading Edge or Leaving a Bleeding Tail -- Appendix: Sloan Industry Centers -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
The focus of this book is to educate the reader on the strategic principles fundamental to using information technology to gain market control. It provides case examples of how to use IT to enhance existing core competencies and strategies. The book is designed to help managers struggling with how to advantageously harness the new information revolution. It can also support executive and business education programs on managing technology when few such studies exist. While Internet and information technologies are currently hot topics many firms and executives are without the tools and know-how of how to actually use them to improve results. This book describes how major non-information technology companies are doing this and the strategic principles employed
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rapp, William V. Information Technology Strategies : How Leading Firms Use IT to Gain an Advantage New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2002 9780195148138
Subject Business -- Data processing -- Case studies.;Business -- Data processing.;Information technology -- Management -- Case studies.;Information technology -- Management.;Strategic planning -- Case studies.;Strategic planning
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Alt Author Patrick, Hugh
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