Summer 1992
Volume 33, Issue # 4


Whose Responsibility is IT Management?

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LINE MANAGERS ARE INCREASINGLY ASSUMING RESPONSIBILTY FOR PLANING, BUILDING, AND RUNNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS THAT AFFECT their operations. This is forcing organizations to evaluate how they allocate IT decision-making responsibilities. This paper describes a conceptual framework and an intervention process that can help firms devise and implement an effective IT management architecture. The authors illustrate their methods with real world examples.