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By Ferdinand Mahr

Information expertise (IT) has the capability to considerably improve company functionality. even though, no longer all businesses own the complementary elements that release the complete price of IT. Ferdinand Mahr develops an integrative theoretical version of IT enhances similar to organizational constitution, human source administration, and company process. extra, he analyzes particular datasets accumulated via 1,500 phone interviews with managers. He examines how the association and administration required to let it really is optimistic functionality results fluctuate with appreciate to a firm’s strategic orientation towards potency or innovation. He additionally indicates that using a selected mixture of it may outweigh the often unsafe functionality results of hybrid options that blend potency- and innovation-orientation. This e-book exhibits that IT does certainly subject if correctly aligned with association and strategy.

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2007; Milgrom and Roberts, 1990); two elements are complementary if the marginal benefit of the first element increases in the levels of the second element, and vice versa (Stieglitz and Heine, 2007). , 2002). That Is, in the abovementioned example, it does not matter if IT increases the benefits of organizational structure or if organizational structure increases the benefits of IT. 3 Toward an inteerative model ofIT complements 29 vertical fit can be viewed as a 'double' moderation, or complementarity, view of fit.

In turn, the benefits from IT increase with the level of decentralization, as increasing levels of decentralization exploit IT's infonnation processing capabilities better and better. Thus, IT and decentralization may be horizontal complements. , 2002; Hitt and Brynjolfsson, 1997). , 2002). , 2002). , 2002; Hitt and Brynjolfsson, 1997). While this is a first step to analyze the complementarities between the power distribution in a firm and IT, I propose three advancements. First, the allocation of decision rights has to be analyzed in more detail.

They further show that IT support für strategy and IT support für firm assets are complementary; that Is, that both types of alignment have a joint positive effect on firm perfonnance. 3 The need for an integrative model of IT complements I summarize several conceptual and methodological drawbacks of these studies to motivate the development of an integrative model ofIT complements. First and foremost, one conceptual criticism is that prior studies often omit important factors. The studies with a resource-centered perspective focus largely on intemal IT complements.

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