This paper surveys the information management practices of Kuwaiti businesses focusing on access to external information sources. Preferences for information sources are described and approaches used to arrange access to external information are discussed. Perceptions of companies about the functions and services desired to be provided by information support services are also discussed. The paper concludes that further investigation is desired to probe participant responses for better understanding and insights about use and exploitation of external information for organizational effectiveness.

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017

  • Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0204
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada