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Information Technology Relatedness, Knowledge Management Capability, and Performance of Multibusiness Firms
This study proposes that knowledge management (KM) is a critical organizational capability through which IT influences firm performance. Expand
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Performance Effects of Information Technology Synergies in Multibusiness Firms
We examine the sources of cross-unit IT synergy and the conditions under which it improves the corporate performance of multibusiness firms. Expand
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Knowledge relatedness and the performance of multibusiness firms
This study examines the relationship between "knowledge relatedness" and performance of multibusiness firms. It defines knowledge relatedness as the extent to which a multibusiness firm uses commonExpand
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The Choice of Sourcing Mechanisms for Business Processes
We propose that modularization of business processes and their underlying information technology (IT) support infrastructures are associated with the choice of sourcing mechanisms for the processes. Expand
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Research Commentary - Reframing the Dominant Quests of Information Systems Strategy Research for Complex Adaptive Business Systems
We review and reframe three main quests of research on information systems (IS) strategy: (1) the strategic alignment quest, (2) the integration quest, and (3) the sustained competitive advantage quest. Expand
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Cross-Business Information Technology Integration and Acquirer Value Creation in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
This study develops and tests the idea that the cross-business information technology integration (CBITI) capability of an acquirer creates significant value for shareholders of the acquirer in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Expand
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Within-Industry Diversification and Firm Performance in the Presence of Network Externalities: Evidence From the Software Industry
In the presence of network externalities, complementary related diversification strategies in production and consumption can be critical for achieving positive returns to within-industry diversific...
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The Role of Information Technology in Risk/Return Relations of Firms
We build on and extend the economic theory of complementarities to explain how and why IT influences risk/return relations of firms. Expand
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Knowledge barriers to diffusion of telemedicine
In this study, Attewell’s (1992) theory of knowledge barriers is extended to explain why diffusion of telemedicine remains low. Expand
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When IT capabilities are not scale-free in merger and acquisition integrations: how do capital markets react to IT capability asymmetries between acquirer and target?
In mergers and acquisitions (M&A), a primary objective of acquirer is to integrate IT resources of the target with its own. Expand
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