Information technology and business value in a global economy : do information technology investments pay off in a developing economy?
Prasad, Acklesh & Heales, Jon (2008) Information technology and business value in a global economy : do information technology investments pay off in a developing economy? In Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) , Toronto, Canada, pp. 1-11.
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Understanding the business value of IT has mostly been studied in developed countries, but because most investment in developing countries is derived from external sources, the influence of that investment on business value is likely to be different. We test this notion using a two-layer model. We examine the impact of IT investments on firm processes, and the relationship of these processes to firm performance in a developing country. Our findings suggest that investment in different areas of IT positively relates to improvements in intermediate business processes and these intermediate business processes positively relate to the overall financial performance of firms in a developing country.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||IT Investments, Business Value Two-Layer Model, Developing Economies, Firm Processes, Performance|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Deposited On:||30 Apr 2012 22:58|
|Last Modified:||21 Jun 2012 04:23|
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