سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۳
محل انتشار: اولین کنفرانس بین المللی مدیریت فناوری اطلاعات و ارتباطات
تعداد صفحات: ۲۱
Arash Shahin – Department of Management , University if Isgahan , Isfahan , Iran
Mehdi Jamshidian – Department of Management , University if Isgahan , Isfahan , Iran
In this paper an attempt has been made to show how information technology (IT) is used as a strategic tool to meet competitive advantages and how it is rapidly becoming a necessary ingredient for quality within the service industry. An in-depth review of information requirements for service sectors has been made and the possible relationships between IT and typology of service organizations, service quality and improving market position have been highlighted . also , integration of IT and service dimensions has been addressed and some important issues for a successful integration have been proposed. The finding indicate that different types of service operations require different levels of IT. Authors have also emphasized that IT plays an important role in the service industry, specially in financial and healthcare sectors and it will continue to increase in importance as managers further appreciate the benefits that can be gained, as IT treated ad a strategic issue and as the complexities of a large network demand increased in information management.