Amany Elbanna

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Top management support has generally been considered the most critical factor for the success of IS projects. Typically, there have developed implicit or explicit assumptions that top management support has to be constant and consistent during the entire life of an IS implementation project. However, previous research investigating this issue has been based(More)
Professor Mumford has contributed significantly to the information system (IS) field. Among her achievements and pioneering thinking is the development of an integrated methodology for systems implementation named Effective Technical and Human Implementation of Computer Systems (ETHICS) that incorporates job design as part of the systems planning and(More)
The paper presents a case study of the configuration and use of a standard e-procurement packaged software. It focuses on reviewing the new business processes that the system introduces. It, then, applies the Actor Network Theory's (ANT) notions of associations and power in order to illustrate that the new business processes introduce a new power circuit(More)
Empowered by the availability of social networking technologies with their inherent open philosophy, citizens around the world are increasingly participating in political activity on the Web. Recent examples range from opposing public policies, such as government funding cuts, to organizing revolutionary social movements, such as those in the Middle East.(More)
Hepatitis C infection is a major health problem worldwide, especially in Egypt. The high prevalence of mixed cryoglobulinemia (MC) in hepatitis C patients leads to the assumption that there is a direct link between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and cryoglobulinemia. Host genetic factors could be a contributing factor. B cell-activating factor (BAFF) is a tumor(More)