Case studies reflect real-life scenarios. Analyzing case studies will help you to get a feel for what happens in real life business scenarios and how you, as an information systems manager, can handle real-life business situations.
For this Assignment, read the assigned book chapter from this week’s resources to analyze IT strategies for e-commerce. Then review the case study assigned to you. As you read the case study, consider the key issues related to IT strategies applied in e-commerce in the case. You may consider the following questions to guide your analysis of the IT business strategies.
What happened in the case?
What was/were the cause(s)?
What was the impact?
What was the outcome?
What concepts and theories did you notice in your review of the case that worked? Why did they work?
What concepts and theories did not work or were ineffective? Why?
By Day 7
Submit a 1,000- to 1,200-word report based on your analysis of the assigned case study. In your report, address the following:
Write a thorough analysis of the key issues related to the IT strategies applied in e-commerce in the case.
Make sure to employ the key concepts reviewed in the text and in this week’s Discussion in the case study analysis.
The report should be double-spaced, and follow APA style and formatting.
Haag, S., & Cummings, M. (2013). Management information systems for the information age (9th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin.
Chapter 5, “Electronic Commerce: Strategies for the New Economy” (pp. 126–156)