Board-Level Information Technology Governance Effects on Organizational Performance: The Roles of Strategic Alignment and Authoritarian Governance Style

@article{Turel2017BoardLevelIT,
  title={Board-Level Information Technology Governance Effects on Organizational Performance: The Roles of Strategic Alignment and Authoritarian Governance Style},
  author={Ofir Turel and Peng Liu and Christopher K. Bart},
  journal={Information Systems Management},
  year={2017},
  volume={34},
  pages={117 - 136}
}
ABSTRACT We report on two empirical studies that explore key factors that help translate information technology governance by the board of directors into organizational performance. The first study shows that strategic alignment partially mediates the effect of board-level information technology governance on performance. The second study demonstrates that authoritarian governance style negatively moderates the effect of board-level information technology governance on performance. Together… 
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