A review of the practical relevance of IS strategy scholarly research

Moeini, Mohammad, Rahrovani, Yasser and Chan, Yolande E (2019) A review of the practical relevance of IS strategy scholarly research. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 28 (2167). pp. 196-217. ISSN 0963‐8687

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While studies suggest that IS strategy is an important topic for practitioners, in-depth explorations of the potential practical relevance of this research area are lacking. In this paper, we develop a multidimensional framework of potential practical relevance and use it to conduct a multimethod descriptive review of 109 IS strategy papers published over the past 10 years in top IS journals. The framework contributes to the IS literature by synthesizing various characteristics that make a research project conducive to being practically relevant. The review highlights how IS strategy research has offered the potential for practical relevance in the past and recommends opportunities to increase this, especially in the digitalization era.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Potential Practical Relevance; Descriptive Literature Review; Multimethod; IS Strategy Research; Scholarly Research; Practitioners
Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Depositing User: Mohammad Moeini Aghkariz
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2019 12:54
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2021 02:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/81083

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