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Transforming temporary organizations to permanence: Examining the role of information systems

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Item Summary Gupta, Gaurav Bose, Indranil 2017-12-28T02:03:47Z 2017-12-28T02:03:47Z 2018-01-03
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-1-9
dc.description.abstract Temporary organizations might not remain such in perpetuity. They may transform into permanent form over time. Information systems are pivotal to such transformation. In this study, we examine such transformation using an exploratory case study of a firm operating in the domain of disaster management. We examine the changing role of information systems in driving such transformation. In this regard, we propose a dynamic framework for examining these dynamics across different phases of this transformation. This study concludes that information systems hold significant influence on communication, coordination, and control of various teams in such temporary organizations. When implemented appropriately, it reflects variedly at different stages of such organizational transformation. This study helps develop a vocabulary for future research on the theme of transformation for such organizations.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.subject Organizational Learning
dc.subject Disaster management, Doctors For You, Entrepreneurship, Temporary organizations, Transformation
dc.title Transforming temporary organizations to permanence: Examining the role of information systems
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2018.549
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