Does IT Management Enhances the Effects of IT InvestmentsH Empirical Analyses Based on the Survey Data
AbstractThis paper examines whether IT (information technology) management enhances the effects of IT investments. Our empirical analyses are based on the unique survey data. Main findings are as follows. Firms with IT management have higher effects of IT investments. The result holds when the indexes for IT management are classified into cost reduction indexes and profit increase indexes. In addition, IT management associated with higher degree of attainment helps produce the effects of IT investments for cost reduction. Finally, Firms with IT management enjoy better business conditions. These results suggest that IT management play an important role in enhancing the productivity.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) in its series Discussion Papers in Economics and Business with number 09-29.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2009
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IT management; IT investment; Principal component analysis;
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- NEP-ALL-2009-09-19 (All new papers)
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