How Do Mobile ICTs Enable Organizational Fluidity : Toward a Theoretical Framework
Chatterjee, S., Sarker, S., & Siponen, M. (2017). How Do Mobile ICTs Enable Organizational Fluidity : Toward a Theoretical Framework. Information and Management, 54(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2016.03.007
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The focus of this theoretical paper is to investigate how mobile information and communication technologies (ICTs) give rise to the notion of organizational fluidity. Drawing upon previous literature, five affordances of mobile ICTs − mobility, connectedness, interoperability, identifiability, and personalization − are discussed. Delving into the concept of organizational fluidity, the paper captures three dimensions of organizational fluidity, namely, team fluidity, task fluidity, and control fluidity. The paper then develops propositions on how different combinations of the mobile ICT affordances influence each of the dimensions of organizational fluidity. The contributions and implications of the paper are discussed.
PublisherElsevier BV * North-Holland; Applied Information Processing Group
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