Towards an effective IT governance structure for organizations in developing economies
Samuwai, Jale, Prasad, Acklesh, & Heales, Jon (2012) Towards an effective IT governance structure for organizations in developing economies. In 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 9-11 August 2012, Seattle, Washington. (In Press)
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.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Developing economies, IT governance, IT capabilities, Resource centric approach, competitive advantages|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 [Please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||18 May 2012 08:34|
|Last Modified:||04 Apr 2013 06:54|
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