CANADA iii A WORD FROM THE CHAIR The Public Service of Canada evolves in a world where risks have become increasingly complex and serious, and this in turn has greatly increased the likelihood of crises or emergencies. The events linked to the attacks of September 11, 2001 and, more recently, to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and the Mad Cow Disease are just a few examples that highlight the important role the Government of Canada needs to play in managing crises and emergencies.
of which have affected people’s lives either directly or indirectly. It is important that the countries of the Asia-Pacific region come up with an assessment of the situation, followed by guidelines for action to combat the incidence of malicious attacks on the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic data and systems, computer-related crimes, such as forgery and fraud, content related offenses, such as those related to child pornography, and violations of intellectual property rights
in Australia’s best interests for the financial system to become globally uncompetitive. Board Changes Two long standing directors David Meiklejohn and Greg Clark retired at the Annual General Meeting in December 2013 as part of a succession plan that previously saw Paula Dwyer and Graeme Liebelt join the board. Both David and Greg gave significant service to ANZ over many years and I thank them for their contribution. Corporate Sustainability ANZ has an important role to play within
The World of International Management—Revisited Summary of Key Points Key Terms Review and Discussion Questions Internet Exercise: Looking at the Best In the International Spotlight: Denmark You Be the International Management Consultant: Expansion Plans Brief Integrative Case 3.1: Microsoft Opens the Gates: Patent, Piracy, and Political Challenges in China Brief Integrative Case 3.2: Can Sony Regain Its Innovative Edge? The OLED Project In-Depth Integrative Case 3.1: Tata “Nano”: The People’s Car
the IS Organizational Mission 522 Assessing Performance versus Goals 523 Creating an Information Vision 524 Designing the IT Architecture 524 Formulating the Strategic IS Plan 526 The Strategic IS Planning Process 526 Tools for Identifying IT Strategic Opportunities 527 Formulating Operational IS Plans 532 Guidelines for Effective IS Planning 532 Review Questions 534 • Discussion Questions 534 • Bibliography 534 Chapter 13 Leading the Information Systems Function 536
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