How to use Internet as a management resource? Introduction: Internet is a global network, connecting thousands of host servers worldwide. The United States Department of Defense established it in the beginning of the 1960¡¯s. Today, there are now 10 to 20 million people using an Internet comprised of more than 30,000 networks spread out over 78 nations all over the world. Now the Internet has become a great electronic gateway that provides instant access to global news and information. The databases, documents, files, and programs that are ¡°sitting¡± on Internet computers contain a tremendous amount of information. You can search for and find up-to-the-minute stock market activity, weather reports, music, recipe; you can make…show more content…
At last, we will briefly discuss some risks for using Internet. Implementing Internet as a management resources: Search external information to compete in the business world Approach specific knowledge and experts to increase management skill Use internet as a tool to improve management performance Risks: The very fundamental purpose of Internet is to provide an open information framework with few access barriers to information. There are several potential risks associated with the implementation of Internet in the organization. So managers should pay attention to it and avoid it. Security Internet is a completely open system. Any user is able to access any information interconnected via the information superhighway. Computer "Viruses" and "Worms". Computer Viruses and Worms are known for causing harm to computer systems. Information Overload and Redundancies. Conclusion: How to successful use Internet as a management resource are more than a management buzzword and a textbook definition. It is a new way of managing organizations towards a more complex and competitive future. Furthermore, more and more managers have realized that Internet is not only a communication tools and information resource

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