School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2007/08
MN20014 IT & its business context
| Credits: 6 |
| Semester: 2|
|Assessment: CW 30%, EX 70%|
|Before taking this unit you must take MN10004 or take MN10077|
* To examine the assumptions, concepts and theories that inform research into the organizational aspects of information technology. It will explore micro, group, and macro level social phenomena surrounding the development, implementation, use and implications of information technology in organizations.
* To focus on emergent IT-enabled organizational arrangements such as e-business and virtual organizing.
* To discuss the opportunities and challenges that emerge from IT use and implementation.
* To deepen students' understanding of importance of IT in organizations.
* To recognise the complex and dynamic relationship between technology and organizations.
* To develop understanding on the enabling role of IT in the emergence of new organizational forms.
* To appreciate the important role that end users have in IT development and implementation.
To develop in students a range of personal transferable skills appropriate to undergraduate students. Through diverse methods of implementation (case study analysis, presentations and discussions) it will foster interpersonal, communication, critical and analytical skills.
* IT and New forms of organizations
* IT-enabled organizational change
* IS implementation
* E-business practices
* ICT and Privacy
* ICT and behavioural Issues.