This scholarly book is a collection of some of the best manuscripts published in the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing. This introduction is mainly a collection of abstracts provided by the authors for their manuscripts. The book is divided into three segments: Section I, which covers organizational and end user computing issues, trends, and success; Section II, which addresses collaborative technologies and implementation issues; and Section III, which discusses e-commerce processes and practices.
Advance Topics in End User Computing features the latest research findings dealing with end user computing concepts, issues, and trends. It provides a forum to both academics and information technology practitioners to advance the practice and understanding of end user computing in organizations. Empirical and theoretical research concerned with all aspects of end user computing including development, utilization and management are included.
This book is part of a new series entitled “Advanced Topics in End User Computing”. This book is Volume One within this series (Vol. I, 2002).
About the Author
Mo Adam Mahmood is a Professor of Information Systems and the Ellis and Susan Mayfield Professor in Business Administration at the University of Texas at El Paso. His research interests include information technology in support of superior organizational strategic and economic performance, group decision support systems, software engineering, and the utilization of information technology for national and international competitiveness. Dr. Mahmood has published in many scholarly publications, including MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Information and Management, Journal of Computer-Based Instruction, Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Systems Management, Data Base, International Journal of Policy and Management, and others. He has also edited and published a book in the information technology investment and performance area. He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Charge of the Journal of End User Computing.