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IS effectiveness in Small Nonprofit Organizations

Kwampaiboon, Tawanrat LU ; Jevtic, Stefan LU and Pyshnyak, Mykyta LU (2014) INFM10 20141
Department of Informatics
Abstract
In the recent years, nonprofit sector has become an important part of modern society and small nonprofit organizations are the major part of nonprofit sector. However, Information Systems (IS) research in the sector has been limited, especially in the context of small nonprofits. In this paper, we attempt to explore the use of IS and IS effectiveness in the small nonprofit context. We also explore how small nonprofits have largely benefited from the emergence of affordable technologies. By using Zhang, Gutierrez, and Mathieson (2010) framework of IS effectiveness and current knowledge on the characteristics of small NPOs, we aim to reveal the constraints affecting small nonprofit organizations to effectively use IS. We believe that IS... (More)
In the recent years, nonprofit sector has become an important part of modern society and small nonprofit organizations are the major part of nonprofit sector. However, Information Systems (IS) research in the sector has been limited, especially in the context of small nonprofits. In this paper, we attempt to explore the use of IS and IS effectiveness in the small nonprofit context. We also explore how small nonprofits have largely benefited from the emergence of affordable technologies. By using Zhang, Gutierrez, and Mathieson (2010) framework of IS effectiveness and current knowledge on the characteristics of small NPOs, we aim to reveal the constraints affecting small nonprofit organizations to effectively use IS. We believe that IS research in small nonprofits can contribute to the better understandings of IS in any organization. Overall, we intend to create the better understanding of IS-related issues in the nonprofit sector. (Less)
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author
Kwampaiboon, Tawanrat LU ; Jevtic, Stefan LU and Pyshnyak, Mykyta LU
supervisor
organization
course
INFM10 20141
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
nonprofit characteristics., Zhang et al., Conceptual Framework of IS effectiveness, Small nonprofit organization, IS effectiveness
report number
INF14-044
language
English
id
4623349
date added to LUP
2014-09-09 09:53:29
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2014-09-09 09:53:29
@misc{4623349,
  abstract     = {In the recent years, nonprofit sector has become an important part of modern society and small nonprofit organizations are the major part of nonprofit sector. However, Information Systems (IS) research in the sector has been limited, especially in the context of small nonprofits. In this paper, we attempt to explore the use of IS and IS effectiveness in the small nonprofit context. We also explore how small nonprofits have largely benefited from the emergence of affordable technologies. By using Zhang, Gutierrez, and Mathieson (2010) framework of IS effectiveness and current knowledge on the characteristics of small NPOs, we aim to reveal the constraints affecting small nonprofit organizations to effectively use IS. We believe that IS research in small nonprofits can contribute to the better understandings of IS in any organization. Overall, we intend to create the better understanding of IS-related issues in the nonprofit sector.},
  author       = {Kwampaiboon, Tawanrat and Jevtic, Stefan and Pyshnyak, Mykyta},
  keyword      = {nonprofit characteristics.,Zhang et al.,Conceptual Framework of IS effectiveness,Small nonprofit organization,IS effectiveness},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {IS effectiveness in Small Nonprofit Organizations},
  year         = {2014},
}