Johnson A M Lederer A L 2010 CEOCIO mutual understanding strategic alignment

Johnson a m lederer a l 2010 ceocio mutual

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Johnson, A. M., & Lederer, A. L. (2010). CEO/CIO mutual understanding, strategic alignment, and the contribution of IS to the organization. Information & Management, 47 (3), 138– 149. doi:10.1016/j.im.2010.01.002
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The authors write that organizations invest a large amount of financial resources into information technology, but that executives of these organizations believe 33 that they have not realized substantial value from these investments. The authors offer that these organizations can only realize the benefits from investments in information technology when a strategic alignment exists between information technology strategies and strategic business strategies. Additionally, the state that not only must there be an alignment between IT and the business, but that IT resources must target areas within the business that are most critical to business success Lederer, A. L., & Mendelow, A. L. (1988). Convincing top management of the strategic potential of information systems. MIS Quarterly, 12(4), 525–534 The authors of this article explore the need to convince top management of the potential strategic impact of information technology systems. They also provide techniques used by information technology executives to convince top management of the potential of strategic information systems. The authors write that information systems planning is a prerequisite to strategic information planning. They state that information executives cited the need for improved planning as their most important issue Segars, A. H., & Grover, V. (1998). Strategic information systems planning success: An investigation of the construct and its measurement. The authors state that information systems literature has given much attention to the concept of developing strategic planning methodologies. The authors believe that the reason for this attention is to aid information system planners in aligning information technology services with the strategic goals of the company. Furthermore, there is a need for identifying information technology opportunities that can be leveraged for competitive advantage. They suggest that
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