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Relating information technology investment and organizational productivity: an empirical study

Relating information technology investment and organizational productivity: an empirical study Today, information technology (IT) is of utmost importance to organization's competitiveness and viability. But various empirical studies give different results about IT and productivity in organization. This project focuses on relation between IS investment and organizational productivity, and impact of other contextual factors on IS productivity. In this study, various dimensions and their indicator variables are identified from literature and hypothetical research framework for IS productivity is developed. This model is empirically validated using structural equation moelling for path analysis. The results indicate positive relation of IS investment with productivity and organizational impact, whilte complementary investment, state of IS and firm characteristics also found to have significant impact on IS productivity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Advances in Management Research Emerald Publishing

Relating information technology investment and organizational productivity: an empirical study

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0972-7981
DOI
10.1108/97279810580000367
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Abstract

Today, information technology (IT) is of utmost importance to organization's competitiveness and viability. But various empirical studies give different results about IT and productivity in organization. This project focuses on relation between IS investment and organizational productivity, and impact of other contextual factors on IS productivity. In this study, various dimensions and their indicator variables are identified from literature and hypothetical research framework for IS productivity is developed. This model is empirically validated using structural equation moelling for path analysis. The results indicate positive relation of IS investment with productivity and organizational impact, whilte complementary investment, state of IS and firm characteristics also found to have significant impact on IS productivity.

Journal

Journal of Advances in Management ResearchEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2005

Keywords: Investment; MIS; Productivity

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