When formulating their business strategies, companies are influenced by both the internal and external environments. Strategic alignment has been studied extensively for more that two decades, most research has focused are on the strategic alignment between business strategy and information systems . Few works have studied the relationship between business strategies and IS alignment from the perspective of different levels of management. This study uses questionnaires and interviews to analyze the perspectives of thirty-three managers from different departments. The findings show that the higher an executive’s level, the greater the alignment perceived between the company’s businesses and IS strategies.
Yang, Chyan; Yang, Keng-Chieh; and Yang, Jen-Hung, "Perspectives From Different Levels Of Management Teams On Business And Information Systems Strategies Alignment – A Case Of Alpha Networks Inc." (2007). ICEB 2007 Proceedings. 24.