The Relationships Between It Flexibility, It-Business Strategic Alignment, and It Capability

What seems to still be the main concern for managers in the corporate world across the globe is IT-business strategic alignment. This paper seeks to address the research problem about the lack of alignment between IT and business strategies. Upon reviewing various literature on this subject, it was found that IT flexibility is one of the most vital factors that help sustain strategic alignment. The researcher upon having a detailed discussion on the possible areas associated with the present body of knowledge has discovered gaps in the studies that have been undertaken on strategic alignment and IT flexibility. This is because IT capability in relation to IT flexibility and strategic alignment has been ignored in the previous studies.

Provided by: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Topic: Tech Industry Date Added: Feb 2011 Format: PDF

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