Title: The influence of ICT adoption on the development of managerial modes of consulting firms in France

Authors: Nizar Raissi; Henda Matoussi

Addresses: College of Islamic Economics and Finance, Umm Al Qura University, KSA; Laboratory Applied Research in Business Relationships and Economics (ARBRE), University of Tunis, Tunisia ' Deanship of Educational Services, IT Department, Taibah University, KSA

Abstract: This study seeks to understand the nature of relationships between components of information and communications technology (ICT) adoption and managerial modes. The paper focuses on the experience of consulting firms, how they perceived the role of ICT tools on the management fashion. Participants in this study consisted of 30 consultants of a major management consulting firm in France. The analysis was conducted with a qualitative method, which is the correspondence factor analysis (CFA) using SPSS software. From the study, firstly, we found that reengineering was influenced by internet, software and website access more than other ICT tools. Secondly, the innovation has a high correlation with communications technology. Thirdly, the coaching connects more with EDI, cloud computing, transactions and data. Finally, partnership as managerial fashion determinants has very strong relationships with hardware and procedures.

Keywords: information and communications technology; ICT; managerial modes; EDI; cloud computing; coaching; reengineering.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBPIM.2019.105691

International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, 2019 Vol.9 No.4, pp.307 - 315

Received: 30 Oct 2018
Accepted: 15 May 2019

Published online: 09 Mar 2020 *

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