Organizational Culture, Information Technology Capability, and Performance: The Case of Born Global Firms

Man Zhang; Tansuhaj, Patriya
September 2007
Multinational Business Review (St. Louis University);Fall2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p43
Academic Journal
The increasing economic importance and the number of born global firms make it worthwhile to study what leads to their success in the international market. To better understand this international business phenomenon, we conducted in-depth interviews with managers, coupled with public database and Web site searches. Research propositions were developed based on an extensive qualitative method. The relationship between organizational culture, information technology capability and performance is proposed in the context of born global firms, based on viewing the concept of IT capability from the resource-based view. We further provide recommendations for managers, theoretical contributions and suggestions for future research.


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