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Companies are often unaware of the potential value of corporate information and extent of data held in their systems. It is increasingly argued that analysis of such data and information can be transformed into knowledge that in turn can be used to gain business benefits such as a competitive advantage, minimization of costs, improved quality,(More)
Electronic commerce has been introduced to the business community at a very fast pace. The Internet's ease of use in particular resulted to a rapid growth of electronic transactions in a spontaneous manner. Governments worldwide are anxious to control this new means and have to balance between international cooperation and care for specific national needs.(More)
Stakeholder analysis has become popular in the management literature, since the 1980s but is usually accompanied by debate about its use and scope. Later on, the view that the consideration of various types of stakeholders is beneficiary for organisations has been borrowed by the information systems literature where it was realised that successful(More)
This paper explores the socio-technical approaches being developed in the Center for Health Informatics and Computing [CHIC] for addressing issues within healthcare that necessitate the integration of information systems with clinical and managerial development. A brief description of the health provision in the UK is given as a background to understanding(More)
Privacy is a relational and relative concept that has been defined in a variety of ways. In this paper we offer a systematic discussion of potentially different notions of privacy. We conclude that privacy as the freedom or immunity from the judgement of others is an extremely useful concept to develop ways in which to understand privacy claims and(More)
Purpose – The paper aims to discuss the critical issue of learning and knowledge convergence in knowledge-intensive organizations, and to provide practical guidelines for effective strategies. Design/methodology/approach – The paper brings together previous research in knowledge management and provides a critique for the lack of integration of previous(More)