Key Characteristics of a Successful IS Manager: Empowerment, Leadership and personality

Louis P. White, Constance M. Lafayette

Abstract


This study examines the relationship between empowerment of IS managers and IS departmentperformance. Data on perceived empowerment, leadership styles, and personality; departmentperformance were collected from 148 managers of IS departments in Taiwan. Information on organizational culture and structure were investigated to assess the moderating effects of these factors on empowerment and performance.

Keywords


Information System Leadership, Empowerment, Key Success Factors

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White, L. P., Lafayette, C. M. (2012). " Key Characteristics of a Successful IS Manager: Empowerment, Leadership and personality "Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 4(4), pp.1-20.