Application 2 – Annotated Bibliography

As part of your doctoral seminar for this set of weeks, you are participating in a seminar-style discussion about the weekly topics. Recall that you were asked to address 5 of the Required Resources and at least 5 additional resources from the Walden Library and to incorporate them into your posting. As a related exercise, submit an annotated bibliography of the 10 resources you referred to this week. For each entry, be sure to address the following as a minimum:

· Include the full APA citation

· Discuss the scope of the resource

· Discuss the purpose and philosophical approach

· Discuss the underlying assumptions

· If referring to a research reporting article, present the methodology

· Relate the resource to the body of resources you have consulted in this course

· Discuss any evident limitations and opportunities for further inquiry



· Ben-Megachem, M., & Gelbard, R. (2002). Integrated IT management tool kit. Communications of the ACM, 45(4), 96–102.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database
This article explores the tools used in IT management.

· Bower, J. L., & Gilbert, C. G. (2007). How managers’ everyday decisions create or destroy your company’s strategy. Harvard Business Review85(2), 72–79.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database
The authors of this article look at who is behind the decisions that drive a company’s strategy and the impact this has on the organization as a whole.

· Ngwenyama, O. K., & Lee, A. S. (1997). Communication richness in electronic mail: Critical social theory and the contextuality of meaning. MIS Quarterly21(2), 145–167.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database
This article looks at the recent shift in support of the information richness theory (IRT) and how this has forced the need for a new definition of communication richness.

· Orlikowski, W. J. (1992). The duality of technology: Rethinking the concept of technology in organizations. Organization Science3(3), 398–427.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database
In this article, the author examines a new theoretical model with which to look at the interactions between technology and organizations.

· Orlov, L. (2008, March 5). Why IT management frameworks don’t guarantee IT success. CIO Magazine. Retrieved from
The author of this article looks at why IT management frameworks are not always responsible for an organization’s IT success rate.

· Schneier, B. (2008, May 26). How to sell security. CIO Magazine. Retrieved from

· Scott, J. E., & Vessey, I. (2002). Managing risks in enterprise systems implementations. Communications of the ACM45(4), 74–81.

· Van Grembergen, W. (2003) The balanced scorecard and IT governance. Information Systems Control Journal. Link available in the Weeks 1-2 Resources section of the classroom.

· Jennex, M. E. (2005). End-user system development: Lessons from a case study of IT usage in an engineering organization. Journal of Cases on Information Technology7(2), 67–81.



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