Thinking inside the box: five organizational strategies enabled through information systems

Lokuge, Sachithra ORCID: and Sedera, Darshana and Grover, Varun (2016) Thinking inside the box: five organizational strategies enabled through information systems. In: 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016), 27 June - 1 July 2016, Chiayi, Taiwan.

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The relationship between information systems (IS) and organizational strategies has been a much discussed topic with most of the prior studies taking a highly positive view of technology's role in enabling organizational strategies. Despite this wealth of studies, there is a dearth of empirical investigations on how IS enable specific organizational strategies. Through a qualitative empirical investigation of five case organizations this research derives five organizational strategies that are specifically enabled through IS. The five strategies; (i) generic-heartland, (ii) craft-based selective, (iii) adhoc, IT-driven, (iv) corporative-orchestrated and (v) transformative provide a unique perspective of how IS enable organizational strategy.

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Additional Information: The authors retain the copyright of the paper published in the PACIS 2016 proceedings.
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Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2021 05:38
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2021 05:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: information systems; orchestration; organizational strategy; qualitative analysis
Fields of Research (2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Fields of Research (2020): 46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4609 Information systems > 460908 Information systems organisation and management

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