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Can Both Good and Bad Alignment of Business and Information Strategies Lead to High Business Performance?

Johansson, Björn LU and Sudzina, Frantisek (2009) 12th International-Business-Information-Management-Association Conference In Creating Global Economies through Innovation and Knowledge Management: Theory & Practice 1-3. p.1382-1387
Abstract
Although alignment between business strategy and information strategy has been in focus for several years, the research suggests different explanations and differs in how alignment influences business performance. As the title suggests, the aim of the paper is to explore whether both good and had alignment may be linked to better business performance. In this paper, we present results from an investigation among firms in Slovakia, in which we asked about how they perceive that their business strategy and information strategy were aligned to each other. Respondents statements about alignment were then checked against the companies' turnover growth. One conclusion, which is possible to draw from the analysis, is that there is a significant... (More)
Although alignment between business strategy and information strategy has been in focus for several years, the research suggests different explanations and differs in how alignment influences business performance. As the title suggests, the aim of the paper is to explore whether both good and had alignment may be linked to better business performance. In this paper, we present results from an investigation among firms in Slovakia, in which we asked about how they perceive that their business strategy and information strategy were aligned to each other. Respondents statements about alignment were then checked against the companies' turnover growth. One conclusion, which is possible to draw from the analysis, is that there is a significant relationship between alignment and turnover growth. (Less)
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Creating Global Economies through Innovation and Knowledge Management: Theory & Practice
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Soliman, KS
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1382 - 1387
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INT BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOC-IBIMA, 34 E GERMANTOWN PIKE, NO. 327, NORRISTOWN, PA 19401 USA
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12th International-Business-Information-Management-Association Conference
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