The Effects of Information Technology Applications on Collaborating Capability in Achieving Organisational Competitive Advantages in Malaysia

Lew, Sook Ling and Ong, Puay Tee and Eze, Uchenna Cyril (2013) The Effects of Information Technology Applications on Collaborating Capability in Achieving Organisational Competitive Advantages in Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Management, 8 (13). pp. 1-14. ISSN 1833-3850

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Abstract

Emerging and developing countries, particularly in Asia, have seen relatively strong economic growth. With right information technology (IT) adoption, the strong growth would provide a great advantage in improving the potential of the growth of companies. This paper highlights information technology (IT) applications have moderating effects towards collaborating capability-organisational competitive advantage relationship based on empirical justifications of 295 Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Malaysia companies. These findings from Malaysia, a fast growing Asian country, would serve as guidelines to organisations in other emerging and developing countries on key IT application necessary for organisational competitive advantage. Findings reveal that there were nine IT applications that moderate the collaborating capability-E-Mail, Content Management, Decision Support System, Knowledge Base/Repository, Document Management, Search Engine, Website Content, Intranet and Internet Access. The contributions to research and practice including suggestions for future studies are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: collaborating capability, competitive advantage, IT applications, Malaysia
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)
Centre for Diploma Programmes (CDP)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2017 03:31
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2017 03:31
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/6107

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