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.
Discussion: (250-300 words)
This week we focus on some additional terms for IT users. This week lets discuss what a community of practice is. Why are they important and how can they impact the culture within an organization?
Assignment: (1 page)
Information Systems for Business and Beyond Questions:
- Chapter 13- study questions 1-10, Exercise 1 (2, 4)
Information Technology and Organizational Learning Assignment:
- Chapter 11 – Review the employment challenge in the digital era (as well as the entire chapter). Reflect on the various challenges are present in the digital era. Will things get better or more complicated as times goes on? Explain. What are some methods to assimilate new generations into the workforce to think about competitive advantage?