Information technology continues to revolutionarize the way commercial enterprises, government, and individuals conduct business. Sustained success in value creation in today's networked economies depends in part on how organizations are effective in attracting, developing, and retaining talented IS professionals. The magnitude of the challenges that face organizations in managing IS professionals demand clearer and more cohesive strategies than currently exist. Firms with more effective strategies for managing IS professionals will consistently outperform their peers. Studies have shown that the IS profession is now characterized by staff skill shortages, high turnover rates, job stress, and burnout. Strategies for Managing IS/IT Personnel explores the challenges faced by organizations as they develop strategies for recruiting, training, retraining and retaining IT professional. The book should be valuable to all managers, researchers, teachers and students who want to learn about issues related to the IS professional career and how strategies for recruiting, training, retraining and retaining the "best and the brightest" IT talent can be designed, implemented and monitored.