Using Green IT governance as a catalyst to improve sustainable practices adoption: a contingency theory perspective Online publication date: Mon, 18-Jun-2018
by Bokolo Anthony
International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management (IJBCRM), Vol. 8, No. 2, 2018
Abstract: The study aims to investigate Green information technology (IT) governance implementation as a facilitator for sustainable practice adoption in IT-based organisation. Accordingly, a Green IT governance model is developed based on the contingency theory and IT governance archetypes to facilitate sustainable practice adoption. The model components and associated metrics were verified using semi-structured interview and sustainability documents from three IT-based organisations in Malaysia. Results from this study show the developed model supports IT practitioners in IT-based organisations implements Green IT governance for sustainable practice adoption. Further results reveal that the model supports decision makers define roles and responsibilities and also creates the relevant relationships within IT organisations. Theoretically, this study provides insights to IT managers towards acquiring an agenda on the implication of Green IT governance for their organisation. Practically, this study provides a reference on how IT organisations can support decision-making when implementing environmental governance strategies.
Online publication date: Mon, 18-Jun-2018
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management (IJBCRM):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.
If you still need assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org