Pathology of IT Projects Implementation in Iranian Organizations

Kamran Mohamadkhani, Ebrahim Nazari Farokhi, Mohammad Nazari Farokhi

Abstract


Such capabilities as strengthening the relationship at any time and place, saving large amounts of information in a small space, and accessible, high-volume and high-speed numerical processing of data and providing the organizations with quick, accurate, and inexpensive communication stand among IT capabilities in the information age. Concentrating on the important role of information technology has encouraged managers in charge of organizational decision making to use IT capabilities to create a competitive advantage in their organizations. In this paper, identification and prioritization of factors affecting IT implementation projects in Iranian organizations was scrutinized. Research method in terms of data type was quantitative and as far the purpose of the study concerns, this research falls within the category of applied studies. The main question of the paper was what were the main reasons for the failure of IT projects implementation in organizations today? Through a vast review of literature, effective Indicators of the implementation of IT projects in various organizations around the world were identified and after primary screening by distribution of initial questionnaire and statistical analysis followed, 7 effective Indicators for implementation of IT projects in Iranian organizations were identified and prioritized through DEMATEL method.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/bms.v4i1.3917

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