Information Technology Competence of Business Managers: A Definition and Research Model.

J. of Management Information Systems 01/2001; 17:159-182.
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    ABSTRACT: Information Systems have played a strategic role in achieving business goal and become an essential tool in today's business environment. Thus, the number of developing SI project has increased and it becomes complex and sophisticated. It is known that project manager's leadership could lead the project success. In this study, project manager's competencies are divided into two types, information competency(information-oriented mind, information utilization competency, information development competency) and managerial competency(project management, human relationship, project expertise. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of information competency and managerial competency on the SI project success and to find out the moderating effect of project size. The result of this study reveals that information utilization competency, project management competency and human relationship have a strong relationship with both customers and suppliers side of projet success. Moreover, the relationship between managers' competencies and project success is shown to be different by project size. The result of this study implies that each managers' competencies has to be developed and applied according to project's complexity and size.
    The Journal of Information Systems. 01/2012; 21(4).
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    ABSTRACT: The objective of this study is to suggest the effects of the fit between project managers' competency and leadership style on the performance of IT projects. Also, this study examine that the project duration among the project's characteristics moderates the impact of the managers' competency and leadership style on the performance of IT projects. As the results of analysis, we found that the participative leadership and the supportive leadership of project manager is affected by the human and the conceptual skills, and the directive-achievement leadership is affected by the technical skills positively. The project duration moderates the impact of the fit between the participative leadership and the technical skills. and the fit between the directive-achievement leadership and the technical and the human skills positively.
    Journal of the Korea society of IT services. 01/2008; 7(2).
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    ABSTRACT: This paper discusses relationships between information systems and sustained competitive advantages from a resource-based perspective. From the resource-based analysis, we conclude that Information Systems Flexibility, Relationship between IT and Business Units, and IT-Business Alignment Process are three major sources that companies are able to gain sustained competitive advantages from information systems.

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