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Information Specificity and Environmental Scanning: An Economic Perspective
This paper addresses two questions. First, how does an organization allocate its environmental scanning resources among all the potential sources of information in the environment? Second, how doesExpand
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Transformation of the IT Function at British Petroleum
In 1989, the IT function of the exploration and production division of British Petroleum Company set out to transform itself in response to a severe economic environment and poor internal perceptions of IT performance. Expand
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Redefining industry structure for the information age
We are entering a new competitive age in which the basis of competition is being fundamentally altered through the introduction of advanced information technologies and public communicationExpand
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An empirical study of spreadsheet error-finding performance
We found that accounting and spreadsheet expertise contributed to the subjects' error-finding rate, and those who performed this task with both types of expertise found the largest number of errors in the shortest time. Expand
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Strategies for Business Process Reengineering: Evidence from Field Studies
This paper reports on early results from case study research into the relationship between business process reengineering (BPR) and strategic planning. Expand
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Market Management to Transform the IT Organization
In recent years, companies have faced growing pressure to radically change the way they organize and manage the IT function. To manage IT effectively, companies must address two fundamental issues:Expand
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An Examination of Information Technology's Impact on the Value of Information and Expertise: Implications for Organizational Change
This paper is organized around two research questions and three issue areas in business reengineering. Expand
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Individual and organizational changes necessary for the application of creativity techniques in the development of information systems
Creativity theory has been applied to the domain of information systems development only in recent years. Expand
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Strategies for integrating creativity principles into the system development process
This paper presents examples of how different creative problem-solving techniques might be used at each stage of development, in light of five general functions performed by each stage. Expand
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