Integrating Social Media Into Business

Impact / Value of Information Technology
Knowledge Center

Forum

New Topic

Emmanuel Mwirichia
Manager, Kenya

Integrating Social Media Into Business

I believe that social media power can be harnessed in order to benefit the organisation. All that needs to be preached is the manner it is used. In cutting edge and rapidly changing industries, it is better to have electronic meetings or short meetings and spend the rest of the time interacting electronically.
I believe banning or limiting social media is fighting the tide; organisations are better off harnessing its power as best as possible.

  Osita IBEKWE
Consultant, Nigeria
 

The Use of Social Media In Business

I think fear is making people fight the unknown. Some managers may have a lack of knowledge about social media and take a defensive posture.
Social media have made communicating, collaborating and sharing within organisations efficient, cost effective and reliable and should be adopted where possible.
Like any new thing and change, there is the need for organisations to articulate a 'policy' from the outset to guide the usage of social media where the decision has been made to adopt it, so that it can not be abused and used by unscrupulous element to embarrass the organisation.
It is important to address these concerns before social media can be used in an organisation.
Fighting change never works, rather adapting to change works.

Participate and leave a comment
Exchanging your ideas stimulates your personal and professional development. And you can help other people! More info.

Start a new forum topic

 

More on Impact / Value of Information Technology
Summary
Forum
Impact / Value Framework Implementation
The Impact of IT and AI on Human Work and Employment
The Impact and Use of ICT and Internet in Higher Education
Impact of ICT and Internet on HR
Integrating Social Media Into Business
🔥How Using Long Filenames will Revolutionize Data Management
Best Practices
(How) should you manage smart phones and Facebook usage by employees?
Impact of Internet and IT on Communication?
Special Interest Group

Are you interested in Impact / Value of Information Technology? Sign up for free

Notify your students

Copy this into your study materials:

and add a hyperlink to:

Link to this discussion

Copy this HTML code to your web site:

Impact / Value of Information Technology
Knowledge Center



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2021 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.8 - Last updated: 16-6-2021. All names of their owners.