Modeling Alignment as a Higher Order Nomological Framework

We argue that without proper theories concerning BITA, the ‘mapping’ of theoretical constructs onto empirical phenomena, is ambiguous

Rogier van de Wetering

2017

Scholarcy highlights

  • Achieving Business/IT-alignment and pursuing intended goals within organizations seems an intricate and poorly examined process
  • We argue that without proper theories concerning BITA, the ‘mapping’ of theoretical constructs onto empirical phenomena, is ambiguous
  • We aim to extend and generalize previous work on BITA within the healthcare domain, drawing on principles of complexity science
  • Our framework explains how BITA is related to firm performance
  • Organizations can define improvement activities that can be executed along five organizational dimensions that best meets a organizations’ current and future needs; done simultaneously and by an integrated management perspective
  • The outcomes of this study offer many opportunities for future research
  • In: Syed, M.R., Syed, S.N. Handbook of Research on Modern Systems Analysis and Design Technologies and Applications, pp

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