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chapter11MANAGING THEMANAGING THEDIGITAL FIRMDIGITAL FIRMDr. Marwa Ghareeb1
Digital FirmDigital Firm is a Company in which almostall significantbusiness relationshipswithcustomers,suppliers, andemployeesaredigitally enabledandautomated.This means that all theproceduresrelatingto corebusiness processesare completedthrough the use ofdigital networksthatcover the complete organizations.2
THE CHANGING BUSINESSENVIRONMENT1.GLOBALIZATION2.INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIES3.TRANSFORMATION OFTHE ENTERPRISE3
Globalization ImpactsMore MANAGEMENT & CONTROLCOMPETITION IN WORLD MARKETSGLOBAL WORK GROUPSGLOBAL DELIVERYSYSTEMS4
INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIES1.KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMIES2.PRODUCTIVITY3.NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES4.KNOWLEDGE AS AN ASSET5.TIME-BASED COMPETITION6.SHORTER PRODUCT LIFE7.LIMITED EMPLOYEE5The industrial economy concerns those activities combiningfactors of production (facilities, supplies, work, knowledge)to produce material goods intended for the market
TRANSFORMATION OFENTERPRISE1.FLATTENING2.DECENTRALIZATION3.FLEXIBILITY4.LOCATION INDEPENDENCE5.LOW TRANSACTION COSTS6.COLLABORATIVE WORK(Getting more work done faster)6
Collaborative WorkEnvironmentCWECWEsupportspeopleintheirindividualandcooperative work.The following applications & servicesare considered elements of a CWE:1.E-mail2.Instant messaging3.Video Conferencing4.Task & Workflow management5.Document Management6.Version Control System7
Characteristics OF theDigital Firm1.DIGITALLY-ENABLEDRELATIONSHIPSWITH CUSTOMERS, SUPPLIERS,EMPLOYEES2.CORE BUSINESSPROCESSESareaccomplished VIADIGITAL NETWORKS3.DIGITAL MANAGEMENTOFKEY ASSETS4.RAPIDRESPONDINGTO CHANGE8
SYSTEMSYSTEMINPUTOUTPUTPROCESSFEEDBACK9
Basics:System:a set of things working together as parts ofamechanismoraninterconnectingnetwork; a complex whole.a set of methods, principles, routines orprocedures according to which something isdone; an organized scheme or method.a collection of elements or componentsthatareorganizedforacommonpurpose or to achieve a target.10
Basics:An information system (IS)is any organizedsystemfor the collection,organization, storage and communication ofinformation. Aninformation system(IS) isanyorganizedsystemforthecollection,organization, storage and communication ofinformation.

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