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The Roots of Misalignment: Insights on Strategy Implementation from a System Dynamics Perspective
This essay advances the study of strategic alignment by explaining how and why misalignment occurs. We begin by summarizing why IT and business strategies evolve in unintended ways, a phenomenon known as strategic drift. ...
Platform Adoption by Mobile Application Developers: A Multimethodological Approach
This paper investigates the factors that influence the adoption of IT platforms by software developers and how those factors differ from those that influence IT adoption by end-users. We take a multi-methodological approach, ...
Bullwhip Effect Reduction and Improved Business Performance through Guanxi: An Empirical Study
Many operations managers have realized the potential of guanxi to facilitate business transactions. Likewise, operations management researchers have looked at the negative impact caused by the bullwhip effect on excess ...
The Internet Dilemma: An Exploratory Study of Luxury Firms' Usage of Internet-Based Technologies
Surprisingly, there exists a paucity of research examining the adoption of Internet-based technologies by luxury firms. This represents a major shortcoming in our understanding of how luxury firms maintain the image of ...
The Influence of Entrepreneurial Action on Strategic Alignment in New Ventures
The alignment of IT strategy with business strategy has been among the top concerns of business leaders for several decades (Kappelman et al., 2014; Niederman et al., 1991). This interest from practitioners has stimulated ...
Closing the Loop: An Empirical Investigation of Causality in IT Business Value
Researchers have established that information technology (IT) can improve firms' productivity. Whether improved productivity leads to additional investment in IT, however, remains largely uninvestigated. In this paper, we ...