- Subject index
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 90: What is the Business Case for Adopting RFID?
What is the Business Case for Adopting RFID?
In most of today's modern companies, information tecnology (IT) forms the backbone on which information is circulated throughout and beyond the organization to inform employees, customers, trading partners, and other entities about the activities of the organization. For example, internal IT systems connect finance, marketing, manufacturing, human resources, and other parts of the firm through enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that track orders and production output. Web-based Internet applications called extranets allow authorized external trading partners to enter protected parts of the organization's internal systems to view relevant production schedules. Customer relationship management (CRM) systems use data mining techniques that allow sales and marketing personnel to understand historical sales data ...