Re-conceptualizing IS Strategic Alignment: the Translated Strategic Alignment Model (TSAM)
Walsh, Isabelle; Kalika, Michel (2010), Re-conceptualizing IS Strategic Alignment: the Translated Strategic Alignment Model (TSAM), in Vinze, Ajay S.; Luftman, Jerry N.; Santana, Martin, Sustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2010, Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010., Association for Information Systems
TypeCommunication / Conférence
Conference title16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010)
Book titleSustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2010, Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010.
Book authorVinze, Ajay S.; Luftman, Jerry N.; Santana, Martin
Association for Information Systems
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Abstract (EN)In this article, we propose a new conceptualization of strategic alignment leading to the proposal of a new model: the Translated Strategic Alignment Model (TSAM). We adopt a grounded theory approach, while studying three corporations. We then extend our research to other corporations through a Delphi method with five experts (IS consultants). The model of strategic alignment that we propose includes a three-level network involving the essential alignment of various stakeholders’ needs. We bring forward a new perspective on the fits traditionally studied in the literature and we propose seven fits whose “shores”1 make sense to practitioners. In corporations TSAM may open a new path leading to the achievement of organizational performance and competitive advantage in an organizational climate which may be socially enhanced.
Subjects / KeywordsTSAM Translated Strategic Alignment Model
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