Understanding the Link Between Information Technology Capability and Organizational Agility: An Empirical Examination

@article{Lu2011UnderstandingTL,
  title={Understanding the Link Between Information Technology Capability and Organizational Agility: An Empirical Examination},
  author={Ying Lu and Keshavamurthy Ramamurthy},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={931-954}
}
Information technology is generally considered an enabler of a firm's agility. A typical premise is that greater IT investment enables a firm to be more agile. However, it is not uncommon that IT can also hinder and sometimes even impede organizational agility. We propose and theorize this frequently observed but understudied IT-agility contradiction by which IT may enable or impede agility. We develop the premise that organizations need to develop superior firm-wide IT capability to… Expand
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