Assignment Objective: To gain a deeper understanding of trends in Global Information Systems, both theoretically and practically through a critical examination of existing literature published in books, refereed journals, conference proceedings, etc and producing a Report. You will investigate the following topics:
Impact and opportunities of IT in global economic context
The Literature Review will be not more than 3000 words. The review will involve a critical analysis of existing literature, a minimum of 20 academic texts drawn from a broad range of information systems literature published after 2010. The types of articles that are appropriate for referencing include published books, refereed journals and refereed conference proceedings. You will have to coherently synthesize the literature and make appropriate selection of ideas and facts. Refer to the Marking Criteria for more information on the research question(s), appropriateness and quality of the chosen texts etc.
What to Do: Broadly the Literature Review should be structured in the following way:
- Organisation of the Report
- Complete and succinct abstract
- Introduction – explaining the research problem, research question, scope and limitations
- Literature Review
- Appendices (if any)
Note: The word count does not include the title, contents page, references and Appendices. All other typed text will be considered to fall within the 3000 words.
Submission: Soft copy of the report submitted through Turnitin.
Assessment: The report will be assessed according to the Marking guidelines given below