Portnet is a successful EDIS in Singapore. This study examines the impact of several controllable organizational factors on the organizational and interorganizationalproductivity of Portnet participants. A survey was conducted among Portnet participants. Results show that Portnet participants with a strong need for high quality information and strong CEO support benefitted greatly in terms of organizational and interorganizationalproductivity. Initiators also gained more in tems of organizationalproductivitythan reactors. EDIS sponsors could better promote their systems by targeting potential participants with a strong need for high quality information and by generating strong CEO interest in EDIS. EDIS participants could leverage their benefits by assessing their situalkl and planning ahead for adoption.
Teo, Hock-Hai; Tan, Bernard; and Valacich, Joseph, "Leveraging EDIS to Improve Organizational and Interorganizational Productivity: Findings from the World's Busiest Port" (1994). ICIS 1994 Proceedings. 45.