Dr. James Wetherbe

Information Technology Expert, Ranked by "Information Week" as One of the Top Dozen Consultants & Lecturers on Management & Information Technology

Dr. James Wetherbe Biography

Dr. James Wetherbe is Stevenson Chair of Information Technology and Executive Director of the Institute for Internet Buyer Behavior at Texas Tech University. He was formerly the FedEx Professor of Excellence in MIS at the University of Memphis, Professor of MIS and Director of the MIS Research Center at the University of Minnesota, and a Professor of MIS at the University of Houston.

He is internationally known as a dynamic and entertaining speaker, author, and leading authority on the use of computers and information systems to improve organizational performance and competitiveness. He is particularly appreciated for his ability to explain complex technology in straightforward, practical terms that can be strategically applied by both executives and general management.

He is the author of 18 highly regarded books including Information Technology for Management (2nd edition, Wiley Publishing, 1999), So, What's Your Point?, (2nd edition, Mead Publishing, 1996), The World On Time: 11 Management Principles That Made FedEx an Overnight Sensation (Knowledge Exchange, 1996) and Systems Analysis and Design: Best Practices(West Publishing, 1994). His book on FedEx was ranked as one of the Top 30 Business Books of 1997 out of 1400 published. Systems Analysis and Design was ranked by Computing Newsletter as the top textbook on the topic.

Quoted often in leading business and information system journals, Dr. Wetherbe has also authored over 200 articles, was ranked by Information Week as one of the top dozen Information Technology Consultants, and is the first recipient of the MIS Quarterly Distinguished Scholar Award.

He received a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems/Computer Science Management from Texas Tech University in 1976, and has spent more than twenty-five years in higher education and industry. His experience includes management, consulting, and technical positions in industry, and academic and administrative positions at several universities. He has served as a consultant for a broad spectrum of private and public organizations.

PROGRAMS

•Time and Technology: Competing for Customers in the Future

•Achieving the Networked, High Performance, Information-Based Organization

•Implementation: Overcoming Resistance to Change

•Executive Information Requirements: Getting it Right the First Time

•Achieving Peak Performance through Mass Customization of Rewards

•Achieving High Performance Teams

•Customer Services & Product Innovation: Achieving High Touch through High Tech

•Rewiring Leadership from Patriarchy to Partnership: Leadership in the Knowledge Economy

•Towards Dynamic Strategies & Business Models

•Managing in the Information Society

•Increasing Knowledge Worker Productivity: Challenge of the 21st Century

•How to be a Master Communicator: Communicate, Don't Irritate

•Political Effectiveness Through Effective Communication

•The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Improve Your Communication

•Increasing Quality and Productivity through Information Systems

•Strategy and Technology

•Achieving Cycle Time Reduction: You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

•Competing with Computing

•Competing in Time - How to Reduce Cycle Time, Cut Costs, and Improve Quality

•Zero Time: Speed Can Kill Your Competition

•Developing a Long-Range Information Architecture

•Enterprise-Wide Information Management: Making Sure the Left Hand Knows What the Right

Hand is Doing

•Motivating the IT Professional

•Reshaping Systems Development: Best Practices Make Perfect

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