Discussion (250-300 words):
This week we focus on globalization concepts. Please explain the concept of globalization and the role information technology has in the global market.
Assignment (2 Pages):
Information Systems for Business and Beyond Questions
- Chapter 11 – study questions 1-10, Exercise 1
- Chapter 12 – study questions 1-11, Exercise 1
Information Technology and Organizational Learning Assignment:
- Chapter 9 – Review the section on Establishing a Security Culture. Review the methods to reduce the chances of a cyber threat noted in the textbook. Research other peer-reviewed source and note additional methods to reduce cyber-attacks within an organization.
- Chapter 10 – Review the section on the IT leader in the digital transformation era. Note how IT professionals and especially leaders must transform their thinking to adapt to the constantly changing organizational climate. What are some methods or resources leaders can utilize to enhance their change attitude?
Practical connection assignment (3 pages):
This week select an organization that has a Global platform (they operate in more than one country), that has demonstrated operational excellence. In this paper, perform the following activities:
- Name the organization and briefly describe what good or service they sell and where they operate. Consider using an organization that is in an industry where you work or want to work. (Exclude the use of Apple, Amazon, Facebook/Meta, Microsoft and Google).
- Note how they are a differentiator in the market.
- Note the resources used to ensure success in their industry (remember resources are comprised of more than just people).
- Explain what actions the company took to achieve operational excellence.