The role of IS capabilities in delivering sustainable improvements to competitive positioning

@article{Doherty2009TheRO,
  title={The role of IS capabilities in delivering sustainable improvements to competitive positioning},
  author={Neil F. Doherty and Mark Terry},
  journal={J. Strategic Inf. Sys.},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={100-116}
}
It has long been argued that organizations have struggled to achieve business benefits, and in particular sustainable competitive advantage, from their IT investments. In this paper we draw upon resource-based theory to explore how the effective deployment of IS capabilities might deliver sustainable improvements to an organization’s competitive positioning. In so doing, this research makes a significant departure from the enterprise-level orientation of prior studies, by focusing upon the role… CONTINUE READING

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