Risk and IT factors that Contribute to Competitive Advantage and Corporate Performance

There has been considerable research to identify and quantify those IT-centric factors that significantly contribute to an IT-enabled business strategy. Conversely risk management, although well-known and studied throughout the academic community, is an area that often focuses on risk mitigation and avoidance. Existing research has established determinants of an IT-enabled strategy for competitive advantage which include IT Leadership, IT Skill, and IT Infrastructure. Although research is emerging to demonstrate risk's impact on competitive advantage, it still remains focused on mitigation and avoidance as its contribution.

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