Information System Development Project (ISDP) teams continue to face tremendous challenges because of the need of innovative solutions for business changes. Based on the results of previous studies, this research proposed participative culture and expertise coordination as antecedents to ISDP Team flexibility, which in turn leads to successful project performance and product quality. The empirical analysis of 119 survey responses indicated that expertise coordination has positive and significant effects on both response extensiveness and response efficiency to business changes but participative culture only affects response extensiveness significantly. Both the ISDP Team response extensiveness and response efficiency to business changes were found to have significant impacts on product quality but response efficiency only affected project performance in a significant way.
Li, Yuzhu; Parolia, Neeraj; Klein, Gary; Jiang, James; and Fernandez, Walter, "The Mediating Role of the ISDP Team Flexibility: Mediating the Effects of Expertise Coordination and Participative Culture on Project Outcomes" (2010). International Research Workshop on IT Project Management 2010. 9.