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Towards an effective IT Governance Structure for organizations in developing economies

Samuwai, Jale and Prasad, Acklesh and Heales, J. and Green, P. (2012) Towards an effective IT Governance Structure for organizations in developing economies. [Conference Proceedings]

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The pervasive use of IT is prominent amongst organizations in developing economies. However, there is growing evidence that these economies fail to capitalize on their IT investment to transform their organizations to be competitive both locally and globally. IT-related benefits are possible with appropriate governance of the IT-related resources, and we need to broaden our understanding on the IT governance mechanics suitable for organizations in the developing economies. In this study, we adopted an initial interpretive design to obtain a deeper understanding of the IT governance (ITG) environment and conceptions of the stakeholders on effective IT governance structures for the developing economies. We found that the presence of an IT Strategic Planning Committee, Multiple level of authority, and a Forum for informal discussions as the crucial components of an ITG structure in developing economies

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Additional Information: This proceeding is A ranked based on the ERA 2010 Conference Proceedings Listing.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Accounting and Finance
Depositing User: Jale Samuwai
Date Deposited: 01 May 2013 01:29
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017 00:41

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