The organizational and cultural context of systems implementation: Case experience from Latin America

@article{Robey1989TheOA,
  title={The organizational and cultural context of systems implementation: Case experience from Latin America},
  author={Daniel Robey and Andres Rodriguez-Diaz},
  journal={Information & Management},
  year={1989},
  volume={17},
  pages={229-239}
}
Multinational corporations (MNCs) face a number of potential obstacles in their efforts to implement computer-based information systems in subsidiary companies. Culture may impede implementation efforts because of differences in the way information systems are interpreted and given meaning. Specifically, the meaning of an information system to the MNC’s headquarters and systems development group may differ from the meaning it has for the managers and users in the subsidiary. This paper… CONTINUE READING