Management of Information Technology, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive survey of the fundamental principles and practices necessary for managers to succeed in modern information-centric organizations. IT departments in today's Web-based e-business world are in transition, moving from self-sufficiency toward managed dependencies in order to support aggressive and cost-effective e-commerce strategies. Managers in these high-performance organizations must implement disciplined processes and exhibit management maturity to effectively exploit the power of modern Information Technology. This text illustrates those successful principles and processes that have demonstrated lasting value to modern organizations. These lessons are valuable to students of management across many disciplines.