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1 Wirtschaftsinformatik Prof. A. Farhoomand, Dr. A. Teubner, Prof. S. Klein Chair for Information Systems and Interorganisational Systems Department for Information Systems University of Muenster WI / IS Seminar Summer 2005: IT-enabled Business Transformation: Innovation and Diffusion, Adoption and Change

2 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Lecturers  Klein  Teubner  Ali Fahoomand ? Ali is an educator, researcher and consultant. He is currently Professor of Information Systems and Director of Asia case Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong. He has taught and conducted research in universities across Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, including executive development engagements at INSEAD and as a Visiting Scholar at MIT Sloan School of Management. Ali has written five books, developed over 100 case studies, and published 30 plus refereed articles in such outlets as Communications of the ACM, MIS Quarterly, MISQ Executive and IEEE Transactions. He is a three-time winner of the SIM International Paper Award and the First Place winner of the 2004 John Molson MBA International Case Writing Competition. In 2006 he conceptualized and produced the Focus Asia Business Leaders Case Study and Video Series. He was nominated and awarded a postgraduate Teaching Award in 2006.

3 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Objectives  To learn about theories which can help to explain how IT facilitates the transformation of the economy on different levels (industry, network, enterprise).  To be able to apply these theories in the analysis of concrete business problems.  To be able to articulate and make a business case.

4 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Learning Goals  To study the interlinks among business strategy, technology, and processes  To gain an understanding of the issues surrounding innovation, change management and organizational adoption  To learn how to gain strategic leverage from the global IT infrastructures using the concept of network effect and its applications in a firm’s strategy formulation and execution processes  To study the role of global IT infrastructures in compressing spatial and temporal constraints, shortening of the business transaction cycle, and enhancing market efficiency  To understand major regulatory, legal and international issues in the marketspace  To learn how to identify major business issues, find relevant information, outline credible alternatives, and logically build and articulate convincing argument in support of a particular course of action.

5 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Prerequisites  Have a proper idea of IT-enabled business transformation:  Basic knowledge in Information Management as conveyed in the lecture IM  Participation in the lecture IOS which is held in the first half of the term.  Reading: Managing e-Business Transformation, by Ali Farhoomand, Palgrave/MacMillan Publishing (2006)

6 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Seminar Papers  Theory-based case studies on (exemplary) …  the evaluation of ICT-trends, their diffusion and adoption  the anticipatory assessment of ICT’s impact on business and industry structures  the structural transformation of specific businesses through new ICTs  the emergence of IOS and ICT-infrastructures in specific industries  the challenges networked business imposes on Information Management (e. g. ioSISP)

7 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Assessment  Individual class contribution20 %  Presentation 30 %  Seminar paper50 % => 8 CP

8 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Seminar Organisation  Applicationuntil  Max. no. of participants20  Initial meeting , 10:00 o‘clock, Assignment of topics R. 217  Seminar presentations~ mid-May – end of June

9 IS Seminar WS05/06 - Vorstellung 4. Juli Application  Application deadline: February, 19th 2007   including your motivation for the application  and a list of 2-3 preferred topics  to  further information will be available at:


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