Centralization or Decentralization of Decision Rights ? Impact on IT Performance of Firms

@inproceedings{Motohashi2006CentralizationOD,
  title={Centralization or Decentralization of Decision Rights ? Impact on IT Performance of Firms},
  author={Kazuyuki Motohashi},
  year={2006}
}
The effects of IT on the decision making structure of firms has been a topic of debate for decades. On the one hand, IT increases the information available to top management, and the coordination advantages that it provides may lead firms to centralize decision making. On the other hand, IT makes it possible to disseminate global information of the firm to line workers enabling them to make better decisions as well as enhances management’s monitoring capability, favoring decentralization. In… CONTINUE READING