Administrative Placement of the Information Systems Discipline in Universities - A SWOT Analysis of Queensland University of Technology

Gable, Guy & Smyth, Robert (2006) Administrative Placement of the Information Systems Discipline in Universities - A SWOT Analysis of Queensland University of Technology. In Lee, H & Tan, B (Eds.) PACIS 2006, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1374-1388.

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Abstract

In some Queensland universities, Information Systems academics have moved out of Business Faculties. This study uses a pilot SWOT analysis to examine the ramifications of Information Systems academics being located within or outside of the Business Faculty. The analysis provides a useful basis for decision makers in the School studied, to exploit opportunities and minimise external threats. For Information Systems academics contemplating administrative relocation of their group, the study also offers useful insights. The study presages a series of further SWOT analyses to provide a range of perspectives on the relative merits of having Information Systems academics administratively located inside versus outside Business faculties.

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ID Code: 23888
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: HERN, Information systems education, Information systems academics
ISBN: 981-05-5964-X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2009 14:14
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2015 05:56

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