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IT governance from the operational perspective: a study of IT governance strategies applied within maintenance management
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
2018 (English)In: International Journal of Services Technology and Management, ISSN 1460-6720, E-ISSN 1741-525X, Vol. 24, no 1-3, p. 263-288Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper investigates the existence and effects of different ITgovernance strategies on the operative level of manufacturing industries. Thestudy is based on a mixed research method including statistical analysisof questionnaire data and a qualitative analysis of interview material. Theoperational business unit that is being studied is maintenance and itsmanagement. Several types of IT governance strategies existed within thisbusiness unit according to the study, and the decentralised was the mostcommon. The different strategies had both a positive and negative impact onthe business unit, but the federal IT governance strategy seems to overcomesome of the problems in the others. The results indicate that there might beother characteristics worth testing than the ones used in this study, for instancethe size of the business unit.

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InderScience Publishers, 2018. Vol. 24, no 1-3, p. 263-288
Keywords [en]
IT governance strategies; centralised strategy; decentralised strategy; federal strategy; mixed study research; non-parametric test; cluster analysis; story-telling
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Information Systems, Social aspects Business Administration
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Technology (byts ev till Engineering), Terotechnology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-71129DOI: 10.1504/IJSTM.2018.10011465OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-71129DiVA, id: diva2:1186391
Available from: 2018-02-28 Created: 2018-02-28 Last updated: 2018-03-15Bibliographically approved

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