Value creation logics: a UK case study

Pan, Yu-Chun, Jackson, Paul and Limburg, Diana (2015) Value creation logics: a UK case study. In: the 20th UK Academy for Information Systems Annual Conference (UKAIS 2015), 16-18 March 2015, Oxford, UK.

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Abstract

Value creation is the core purpose of organisations, and the Value Creation Logics (VCLs) describe how organisations create value for their customers through the provision of goods or services. VCLs can help organisations understand and model their business processes in order to fully utilise their resources and achieve optimal performances. Most organisations rely heavily on IS/IT for their value creation. Alignment between IS/IT and business strategies as well as with the VCLs thus plays a key role in the benefits realisation of IT investment. This paper investigates the empirical realisation of different VCLs, and the role of IS/IT therein, through a case study of a UK law firm. The findings show that the different types of value creation logics co-exist and that problems occur when the organisational structure does not support the various needs of the different logics. In order to support the logics, a Viable System Model-inspired organisational design is suggested. This is intended to drive the IS/IT strategy in order to support concurrently different value creation logics.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Business-IT alignment, Value creation, Value chain, Value configurations, Organisational design, Viable system model
Subjects: Computer science, knowledge and information systems
Management and marketing
Depositing User: Yu-Chun Pan
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2016 13:37
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2016 14:31
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1503

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