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A Study of Motivation and Commitment among MIS Professionals

  • Walter H. Griggs
  • Susan L. Manring

Abstract

Economic, competitive and technological factors are radically altering the management information systems function. There is a shift occurring towards developing strategic systems that provide competitive advantage; the constantly declining costs of technology coupled with dramatically increasing MIS labor costs are driving users to take a more important ownership role; and the changing technology creates information and skill gaps. The effects of these factors are causing a restructuring of the MIS function to align resources and priorities with the needs of users and competitive pressures.

Keywords

High Leverage Organizational Effectiveness Extrinsic Reward Team Spirit Motivational Practice 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter H. Griggs
    • 1
  • Susan L. Manring
    • 1
  1. 1.Griggs - Manring & Associates, Inc.Cleveland HeightsUSA

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