Variable Details:

Source:

Jain , Hemant, K. Ramamurthy, and Hwa-Suk Ryu (1998), "Success of Data Resource Management in Distributed Environments: An Empirical Investigation", MIS Quarterly, 22, 1-29.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • The degree to which the authority to make information systems decisions related to management of information systems personnel is located at the apex of the information systems organization.


Item(s):

  • Determining the number of IS supervisors required is done by: lower management — above the CIO.
  • Appointment of IS supervisory staff is done by: lower management — above the CIO.
  • Promotion of IS supervisory staff is done by: lower management — above the CIO.
  • Salary increase of IS supervisory staff is done by: lower management — above the CIO.
  • Dismissal of IS supervisor is done by: lower management — above the CIO.


Citations:

  • Pugh, D., D.J. Hickson, and C.R. Hinings (1968), "Dimensions of organization structure", Administrative Science Quarterly, 13, 65-105. [Endnote]