Review: A Review of Culture in Information Systems Research: Toward a Theory of Information Technology Culture Conflict

  title={Review: A Review of Culture in Information Systems Research: Toward a Theory of Information Technology Culture Conflict},
  author={Dorothy E. Leidner and Timothy R. Kayworth},
  journal={MIS Quarterly},
An understanding of culture is important to the study of information technologies in that culture at various levels, including national, organizational, and group, can influence the successful implementation and use of information technology. Culture also plays a role in managerial processes that may directly, or indirectly, influence IT. Culture is a challenging variable to research, in part because of the multiple divergent definitions and measures of culture. Notwithstanding, a wide body of… CONTINUE READING
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