This study examines the role and the involvement of management in information technology acquisition, planning, and development. The results indicate that top management plays a major role in setting the overall information technology policies. In addition, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) plays a crucial role in the merger of information strategy and corporate strategy. The result also indicates that user's satisfaction is considered to be the most important r factor for justification of information technology acquisition.
Sangari, Esmail S.; Mattson, Melvin R.; and Beheshti, Hooshang M.
"Management of information technology in Swedish firms: An empirical study,"
Journal of International Information Management: Vol. 7
, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jiim/vol7/iss1/1