Quantifying IT Impacts on Organizational Structure and Business Value with Extended Influence Diagrams
2008 (English)In: PRACTICE OF ENTERPRISE MODELING, 2008, Vol. 15, 138-152 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
This paper presents a framework for analysis of how IT systems add business value by causally affecting the structure of organizations. The well established theory of organizational behavior developed by Mintzberg combined with more recent research oil business value of IT is used to develop a quantitative theoretical framework showing which business values are affected by IT in relation to the organizational structure. This framework, which is based upon a qualitative equivalent developed in all earlier paper. describes relationships ill all Extended Influence Diagram for quantified conditional probability tables and open tip for all empirical appliance. Hence obtained data call be mathematically expressed for more Sound assessments. The intention is to create a fully functioning tool for analyses of what kind of IT system should be used by an organization with a given structure to maximize its business value.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 15, 138-152 p.
, LECTURE NOTES IN BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING, ISSN 1865-1348 ; 15
IT benefits, organizational structure, Mintzberg, business value
Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-36467ISI: 000261372900011ScopusID: 2-s2.0-70350066369OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-36467DiVA: diva2:430899
1st IFIP Working Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling Stockholm, SWEDEN, NOV 12-13, 2008
QC 201107132011-07-132011-07-122011-07-13Bibliographically approved