On the effect of information systems (is): attributes on firms' performance

Asher Tishler, Ran Giladi, Stanislav Lipovetsky

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Abstract

Examining the relationships between the characteristics of the information systems of large American companies (from the 500 list of FORTUNE), and the economic characteristics of these companies, over time. Subjects: 20 companies for which data were found both on the information systems and on their economic performance in 1989, 1990, 1991. Method and research tools: The data on the companies were organized in a four-factor matrix that addressed n economic characteristics together with m characteristics of k management systems. Membership during t periods of time. From the findings: There are positive systematic relationships between the characteristics of the information systems and the economic variables of the companies. Companies that find inefficiency in their manufacturing process tend to over-invest in information systems.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTel Aviv
PublisherTel Aviv University, Faculty of Management, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
Number of pages30
StatePublished - 1993

Publication series

NameWorking paper (Israel Institute of business Research)
PublisherTel Aviv University, Faculty of Management, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
Volume47/93

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