To address unexpected events rapidly and creatively, organizations increasingly need to rely on their ability for managerial improvisation. We identify two digital capabilities - a flexible IT infrastructure and a well-developed information management capability - that organizations can use to foster managerial improvisation and can leverage, depending on the type of unexpected event. Weak digital capabilities may limit the effectiveness of managerial improvisation, as may organizational structures and culture.Click here for free presentation slides (pdf)
Levallet, Nadege and Chan, Yolande E.
"Role of Digital Capabilities in Unleashing the Power of Managerial Improvisation,"
MIS Quarterly Executive: Vol. 17:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://aisel.aisnet.org/misqe/vol17/iss1/3