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    Investigating the Information Systems Heterarchy

    Gannon, Brian and Wilson, David W. and Powell, Philip (2014) Investigating the Information Systems Heterarchy. Information Systems Management 31 (4), pp. 353-364. ISSN 1934-8703.

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    Abstract

    This article assesses how one IS organization is changing in response to the increased globalization of software development and posits the emergence of a new form of multi-national enterprise (MNE)—the heterarchy. Data from two projects create new insights into the structures and behaviors of ISMNEs as they adapt to global systems development. The article identifies four primary dimensions of impact—cultural, economic, operational, and organizational—and suggests how such organizations are evolving.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis, available online at the link above.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): offshoring, globalization, heterarchy, grounded theory, multinational enterprise, international business
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Brian Gannon
    Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2018 08:51
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:43
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/22047

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