Transformation of the IT Function at British Petroleum

  title={Transformation of the IT Function at British Petroleum},
  author={J. Cross and M. Earl and J. Sampler},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  • J. Cross, M. Earl, J. Sampler
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • MIS Q.
  • In 1989, the IT function of the exploration and production division of British Petroleum Company set out to transform itself in response to a severe economic environment and poor internal perceptions of IT performance. This case study traces and analyzes the changes made over six years. The authors derive a model of the transformed IT organization comprising seven components that they suggest can guide IT departments in general as they seek to reform themselves in the late 1990s.This model is… CONTINUE READING
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