Information Systems

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Information Systems Assignment The ZERO mark for this assignment is a reasonably well-informed graduate with access to Google and the emphasis is therefore on value addition using the knowledge and skills you have gained in the course. The essay should be 2000 words (+/- 10%), and should employ Harvard referencing and maintain professional levels of style, spelling and punctuation. 1- Reflect on the power/knowledge interplay that Information Technology opens up and then critically analyse how this is manifested in IT-led organisational initiatives. To develop your essay please select as a case two (?) examples that have been covered in the lectures (e.g. learning process, BPR & ERP, public sector information systems, knowledge management systems etc). Information Systems Assignment You have a choice of four options for the information systems assignment. The ZERO mark for this assignment is a reasonably well-informed graduate with access to Google and the emphasis is therefore on value addition using the knowledge and skills you have gained in the course. 1) Read Thomas Friedman’s article ‘It’s a Flat World, After All’ (available on Study Direct and http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/03/magazine/03DOMINANCE.html?_r=1), and critique his argument (and particularly his discussion of information technologies) using at least two principles from the course. 2) Implementing identical information systems in different business has been found by researchers including Quattrone and Hopper (2005) to have very different impacts the operations of these companies. Discuss why this may happen using at least two principles from the course. 3) Reflect on the power/knowledge interplay that Information Technology opens up and then critically analyse how this is manifested in IT-led organisational initiatives. To develop your essay please select as a case two (?) examples that have been covered in the lectures (e.g. learning process, BPR & ERP, public sector information systems, knowledge management systems etc). 4) Policymakers have recently placed increased emphasis on allowing individuals to choose among providers of public services (for instance schools and hospitals). Tools such as league tables have increasingly been used to facilitate this choice. Discuss and critique and use of league tables in this context using at least two principles from the course, and discuss whether these tools are a necessity when ‘customers’ are given a choice among providers of public services.
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