Financial appraisal and the IS/IT investment decision making process
UNSPECIFIED (1998) Financial appraisal and the IS/IT investment decision making process. JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 13 (1). pp. 3-14. ISSN 0268-3962Full text not available from this repository.
xThis paper explores the techniques used by organizations to appraise Information Systems (IS)/Information Technology (IT) investments, and concentrates, in particular, on techniques of capital investment appraisal. We draw on relevant studies reported in both the accounting and finance, and the IS literature, which have addressed their usage. Where possible comparisons are drawn between both sets of literatures. The results of a survey that specifically examined IS/IT investment appraisal practices of a sample of UK companies is also presented. Among the issues discussed include the extent to which capital investment appraisal techniques are used to appraisal investments, the importance of the techniques used and the problems attendant on the decision making process.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 3-14|
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