Applying a Grounded Theory approach in theory development on IS Investment Strategy for a Developing Country

Sam Lubbe, Jan Meyer


The study determined that there was no theory available for managers on how to invest resources in IS/IT. The authors collected data and developed empirical generalisations that were tested and presented in the form of an IS/IT Investment Theory to a focus group, whose comments were utilized to further refine the theory from which we derived managerial guidelines. Some of the organisations that helped to develop the theory confirmed that they would be prepared to apply these guidelines.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p2997

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