IT governance in collaborative organizational structures
Prasad, Acklesh, Green, Peter, & Heales, Jon (2011) IT governance in collaborative organizational structures. In Proceedings of the 17th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS, AIS eLibrary (Association for Information Systems), Detroit, Michigan, pp. 1-9.
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Organizations today engage in various forms of alliances to manage their existing business processes or to diversify into new processes to sustain their competitive positions. Many of today’s alliances use the IT resources as their backbone. The results of these alliances are collaborative organizational structures with little or no ownership stakes between the parties. The emergence of Web 2.0 tools is having a profound effect on the nature and form of these alliance structures. These alliances heavily depend on and make radical use of the IT resources in a collaborative environment. This situation requires a deeper understanding of the governance of these IT resources to ensure the sustainability of the collaborative organizational structures. This study reports on the first stage of this initiative. It suggest the types of IT governance structures required for collaborative organizational structures. Semi-structured interviews with senior executives who operate in such alliances reveal that co-created IT governance structures are necessary. Such structures include co-created IT-steering committees, cocreated operational committees, and inter-organizational performance management and communication systems. The findings pave the way for the development of a model for understanding approaches to governing IT and evaluating the effectiveness for such governance mechanisms in today’s IT dependent alliances.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Collaborative organizational structures, IT governance, dynamic capabilities, co-created resources, Web 2.0 tools|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Deposited On:||02 May 2012 10:33|
|Last Modified:||03 May 2012 09:25|
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