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Successful Adoption of IT Initiative: Organizational Competencies as a Pillar of Organizational Readiness

Published on August 2011 by Bojana Milic, Ugljesa Marjanovic, Zdravko Tesic
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Fourth Annual International Business Conference
Foundation of Computer Science USA
IBC - Number 1
August 2011
Authors: Bojana Milic, Ugljesa Marjanovic, Zdravko Tesic
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Bojana Milic, Ugljesa Marjanovic, Zdravko Tesic . Successful Adoption of IT Initiative: Organizational Competencies as a Pillar of Organizational Readiness. Fourth Annual International Business Conference. IBC, 1 (August 2011), 39-45.

@article{
author = { Bojana Milic, Ugljesa Marjanovic, Zdravko Tesic },
title = { Successful Adoption of IT Initiative: Organizational Competencies as a Pillar of Organizational Readiness },
journal = { Fourth Annual International Business Conference },
issue_date = { August 2011 },
volume = { IBC },
number = { 1 },
month = { August },
year = { 2011 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 39-45 },
numpages = 7,
url = { /proceedings/ibc/number1/3247-ibc032/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Ugljesa Marjanovic
%A Zdravko Tesic
%T Successful Adoption of IT Initiative: Organizational Competencies as a Pillar of Organizational Readiness
%J Fourth Annual International Business Conference
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%I International Journal of Computer Applications
Abstract

This paper represents combination of technology management with human resources management component. Authors reviewed the literature regarding organizational readiness and organizational competences as one of its pillar. The paper proceeds and analyze an approach to strong competencies that when built successfully leads to competitiveness and future success of an organization. In this paper, authors exemplify the results of survey conducted in 76 diverse companies in Republic of Serbia in order to determine the level of organizational readiness with emphasis on organizational competence. Results show that there is significant impact of competencies on the organizational readiness; firm size does not affect the level of competencies for successful implementation of new IT initiatives and the industry in which companies operates are affected by the pillar of organizational readiness for implementation of new technology. The paper represents contribution in terms of improving the adoption of new technologies by the companies.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Organizational Readiness Organizational Competencies Information Technology