IT Alignment: Different Firm Types, Different Alignment Configurations
As opposed to the earlier IT-business alignment research where there appears to be a tendency to view realization of alignment through a simple universal approach and in line with the call to examine how the nature of alignment varies across firm types, this study discusses the IT-business alignment dimensions from the five ideal organizational archetypes perspective. The study suggests an integrative framework for IT-business alignment as a function of Mintzberg's five organizational archetypes. A qualitative case study research methodology is discussed. Enriching the model with the qualitative study and generalizing the results with a quantitative survey study will have important implications for theory and practice.
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Albizri, Abdullah and Ramamurthy, Keshavamurth, "IT Alignment: Different Firm Types, Different Alignment Configurations" (2013). Department of Information Management and Business Analytics Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works. 89.