The necessary alignment between technology innovation effectiveness and operational effectiveness
Santa, Ricardo, Ferrer, Mario, Bretherton, Phil, & Hyland, Paul (2009) The necessary alignment between technology innovation effectiveness and operational effectiveness. Journal of Management and Organization, 15(2), pp. 155-169.
Organisations are increasingly investing in complex technological innovations such as enterprise information systems with the aim of improving the operations of the business, and in this way gaining competitive advantage. However, the implementation of technological innovations tends to have an excessive focus on either technology innovation effectiveness (also known as system effectiveness), or the resulting operational effectiveness; focusing on either one of them is detrimental to the long-term enterprise benefits through failure to achieve the real value of technological innovations. The lack of research on the dimensions and performance objectives that organisations must be focusing on is the main reason for this misalignment. This research uses a combination of qualitative and quantitative, three-stage methodological approach. Initial findings suggest that factors such as quality of information from technology innovation effectiveness, and quality and speed from operational effectiveness are important and significantly well correlated factors that promote the alignment between technology innovation effectiveness and operational effectiveness.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Technological Innovation, System Effectiveness, Operational Effectiveness, Information Systems Alignment, Performance Objectives|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Deposited On:||30 Jul 2009 08:33|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:54|
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