Exploring reduced global standards-based inter-organisational information technology adoption
Damien Power, Richard L Gruner
International Journal of Operations and Production Management | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2015
Purpose – The information technology (IT) literature is mixed regarding the benefits of inter-organisational IT, but shifts towards less adoption of IT remain largely an unexplored area of research. The purpose of this paper is to address this gap by shedding light on the question of whether or not such shifts exist, and if so, why they occur. Design/methodology/approach – A mixed method, sequential research design was adopted. A quantitative study based on two cross-sectional surveys conducted in 2001 and 2011 yielded responses from 62 matching firms that had implemented IT based on global GS1 standards. Survey results led to the identification of a group of organisations that provided evid..View full abstract
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This research was funded by a grant from the Australian Research Council and with the financial and in-kind support of GS1 Australia.