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Antecedents of sustainable management support for IT-related initiatives

Prasad, Acklesh and Heales, J. and Green, P. (2010) Antecedents of sustainable management support for IT-related initiatives. [Conference Proceedings]

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Abstract

Having IT-related capabilities is not enough to secure value from IT resources and survive in today’s competitive environment. IT resources evolve dynamically and firms must sustain their existing capabilities to continue to leverage value from their IT resources. Firm’s human resources are an important IT-related capability, and an important source of their competitive advantage. Using a field survey, this study demonstrates that a dynamic end-user environment, a result of a coordinated change in complementary factors can help sustain firms’ IT-related management capabilities. These factors include an appropriate organizational design to decision rights and work environment and a congruent reward system. This study adds an important dimension in understanding why some firms continue to perform better with their IT resources than others. For practice, this study suggests that a comprehensive approach to what constitutes valuable organizational resources is necessary.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Additional Information: Paper 181.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Accounting and Finance
Depositing User: Ms Mereoni Camailakeba
Date Deposited: 13 May 2010 11:51
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2012 15:44
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/2129
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