operational excellence

Discussion (Need in 250-300 words): 

 This week we focus on the productivity paradox.  Please define the productivity paradox and explain current thinking on this topic.

Assignment (Need in 1 page): 

 Information Systems for Business and Beyond Questions:

Chapter 7 – study questions 1-10, Exercise 2

Chapter 8- study questions 1-10, Exercise 2

Information Technology and Organizational Learning Assignment:Chapter 6 – Review the section on knowledge creation, culture, and strategy.  Explain how balance scorecards impact knowledge creation, culture, and strategy.  Why are these important concepts to understand within an organization? 

( Note the first assignment should be in one section and the second section should have the information from the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment.  The paper requirements for the two-pages applies to the second part of the assignment directly related to the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment. )

Mid-term (Need in 2 pages without introduction): 

Define the IT organizational structure and how the IT organizational structure impacts culture and change management practices.  Additionally, how does the organizational structure impact competitive advantage?