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Responding to Enterprise Architecture Initiatives: Loyalty, Voice and Exit
|Title:||Responding to Enterprise Architecture Initiatives: Loyalty, Voice and Exit|
|Keywords:||Government Transformation and Digitalization: Governance, Organization, and Management|
Enterprise architecture, government, repsonse
|Issue Date:||03 Jan 2018|
|Abstract:||Many large organizations have on-going Enterprise Architecture initiatives. Key aims include achieving more organizational agility, and to tidy up a messy portfolio of IT silo systems. A holistic approach to IT architecture has been an accepted strategy, but the results of these initiatives have been variable. An under-researched aspect is how different organizational units respond to the call for a holistic approach. In this study, we investigate how different stakeholders connected to three ongoing projects responded to the call for EA. With a qualitative approach, we identify three options of response to EA initiatives: (i) compliance with the EA strategy, (ii) loyal but isolated response, and (iii) rebel solutions. We argue for the need of a more nuanced repertoire of actions for dealing with EA, and show how these responses are useful for understanding and managing successful EA.|
|Rights:||Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International|
|Appears in Collections:||Government Transformation and Digitalization: Governance, Organization, and Management|
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