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Epilogue: Transforming Management Practice and Metrics in the Age of Information Capitalism

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter provides an overview of the key management conclusions that can be derived from this book. It presents the key directions which will be pursued further regarding management practices and ... More


Discovering the Link between Information Orientation and Business Performance

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter empirically shows the existence of IO as a new comprehensive measure of effective information use. It then establishes a direct causal link between higher IO and higher business ... More


Information Orientation: The New Metric of Effective Information Use

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the use of IO as a new metric to measure effective information use across companies and industries, and within the business units of global companies. It evaluates the strengths ... More


Developing Information Orientation Maturity in Companies

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores how companies become more mature in their information usage effectiveness. Based on the theoretical underpinnings of each information capability, and the cross-capability ... More


Competing for the Future: Industry Leadership Using Information

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter defines the concepts and practices underlying the three key dimensions of future industry leadership in competing with information: competitive, customer, and operational information. It ... More


The Economic Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Korea

KUK-HWAN JEONG, JEONG HUN OH, and ILSOON SHIN

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In line with how our society is undergoing a transition towards a more information and knowledged-based society, questions have been raised regarding the contributions of investing on information and ... More


Multi-Regional

Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Mark, Tobias Lenz, Jeanine Bezuijen, Besir Ceka, and Svet Derderyan

in Measuring International Authority: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance, Volume III

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198724490
eISBN:
9780191821165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724490.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents profiles on the delegation and pooling of authority in eleven multi-regional or global international organizations (IOs). Each profile explains how the coding scheme is applied ... More


Target Audiences of Afghan Narratives and Stories

Thomas H. Johnson, Matthew DuPee, and Wali Shaaker

in Taliban Narratives: The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190840600
eISBN:
9780190943158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840600.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter assesses the explicit target audiences of Taliban narratives and associated stories. These targets include – Local populations that are neutral/undecided toward the Taliban cause (Figure ... More


Developing an IO Environmental Assessment in Khost Province, Afghanistan: Information Operations at Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost in 2008

Robert J. Bebber

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Traditionally Information Operations (IO) suffers from a lack of available metrics by which planners can assess their environment and measure the effectiveness of their programs. Unit commanders, who ... More


Heads of International Organizations: Politicians, Diplomats, Managers

Xu Yi-chong and Patrick Weller

in The Working World of International Organizations: Authority, Capacity, Legitimacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198719496
eISBN:
9780191788598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719496.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first considers the means, from election to selection to nomination, by which IO leaders are (s)elected and the consequences of those methods. It is followed by a discussion on the ... More


A Theory of International Organization

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book explains the design and development of international organization in the postwar period. It theorizes that the basic set up of an IO responds to two forces: the functional impetus to tackle ... More


Why Do Some IOs Expand their Policy Portfolio?

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

in A Theory of International Organization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 5 explains change in an IO’s policy portfolio. The model is in two steps. In a first step, the extent to which an IO is grounded on an incomplete contract determines its responsiveness to ... More


The Resistible Rise of International Authority

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

in A Theory of International Organization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 explains change in pooling and delegating authority to an IO. An IO’s authority is responsive to two pressures, one functional and one social. Functional pressures stem from the need to ... More


Taliban Narratives: The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict

Thomas Johnson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190840600
eISBN:
9780190943158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840600.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan government and their allies? This book, based on ... More


The Basic Set-Up: How International Organizations Vary

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

in A Theory of International Organization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 4 explains the basic set-up of an IO—its membership, contract, and policy portfolio. It conceives the basic set-up as resulting from the tension between the functional benefits of providing ... More


Why States Pool Authority

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

in A Theory of International Organization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Why do states sacrifice the national veto in international organizations? A large membership IO can exploit economies of scale and allow states to cooperate over problems that would otherwise ... More


Five Theses on International Governance

Liesbet Hooghe, Tobias Lenz, and Gary Marks

in A Theory of International Organization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198766988
eISBN:
9780191821196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766988.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 8 summarizes the argument of the book in five theses: IO governance has both a formal and an informal basis; its foundation is contractual; and sociality and politicization alongside ... More


Managing Money and Discord in the UN: Budgeting and Bureaucracy

Ronny Patz and Klaus H. Goetz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198838333
eISBN:
9780191874673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How do international organizations in the United Nations system put together their budgets? What is the role of complex principals—most notably member states—and the complex agents in the ... More


Introduction

Susan Park

in World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This volume compares how the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) have responded to sustainable development norms espoused ... More


Changing IOs: identity and socialisation

Susan Park

in World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the debates over causes of international organisation (IO) change in relation to constructivist and rationalist accounts. It argues that a constructivist account ... More


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