Under the right circumstances, the effective use of information resources can lead to competitiveadvantage. A model hypothesizes that the importance of information systems in the organization affects participation in IS planning which promotes alignment and produces greater IS-based competitive advantage. A survey of 153 CIOs was analyzed using structural equation modeling. The data supported the model
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