Andreas I. Nicolaou

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Acknowledgments: 36 The authors acknowledge valuable and constructive comments received on earlier versions of 37 this manuscript from Professors 41 University of Waterloo. We also thank ISR Senior Editor Laurie Kirsch, and the anonymous 42 Associate Editor and reviewers for their very helpful comments and suggestions. 43 44
This paper examines the long-term financial performance effects of ERP system changes/revisions for firms that have previously reported ERP adoptions. The study is motivated by the mixed results of recent studies examining the financial effects of ERP systems and by studies which demonstrate that ERP implementations are modular in nature and thus may yield(More)
Examines sources of control over information system development decisions. Although past research has examined sources of internal organizational control that were solely determined by technical/rational goals, this article analyzes the symbolic role of social institutions in exerting control over system development decisions. Three regulatory mechanisms,(More)
With today’s dynamic business environment there are increasing calls for more frequent financial reporting to ensure investors, bankers, and other users have access to timely information to make informed decisions. Further, recent advances in information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructures such as enterprise-wide systems, wide-area,(More)
Oftentimes researchers may not only generalize across a population, but may also extrapolate research findings across time. While either assumption can introduce difficulties, generalizing results in one time frame to another time frame may be especially perilous. We study a data exchange, and find that interventions designed to improve exchange features at(More)
Acknowledgments: The author acknowledges valuable and constructive comments received on earlier versions of this manuscript from Professors Abstract The advent of modern technologies for information collection, dissemination and monitoring allows organizations to efficiently transact in interorganizational markets. The success of such relationships as(More)
A contingency model is advanced that examines sources of requirements for organizational coordination and control as they affect the extent of integration in an accounting information system. Requirements that are contingent on the degree of organizational formalization, information interdependence among functional areas, and dependence in(More)
Sometime a problem that occurs in organizations is when there is no current DBA function in the organization. For some organizations, the ERP application is their introduction to database management systems and relational technology. In this case, a DBA function should be created before the ERP system is selected to ensure that the right decisions are made.(More)