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Towards Sustainable IT by Teaching Governance Practices for Inter-Organizational Dependencies

  • Carl Stolze
  • Matthias Boehm
  • Novica Zarvić
  • Oliver Thomas
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 366)

Abstract

The issue of sustainability has been among the top concerns of IT practitioners for some time now. Although sustainability of and through IT can only be reached if all stakeholders work together, current teaching and on-the-job training approaches do not provide the required understanding of how to govern the cooperation. Furthermore, there is a general gap between IS academia and practice regarding skill teaching, stakeholder informing and contributions towards sustainable business practices. In this paper, we adopt a design science research methodology to develop and evaluate a first approach to close this threefold gap.

Keywords

Governance Sustainability Green IT Alignment Teaching Inter-Organizational Dependencies Information Technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl Stolze
  • Matthias Boehm
  • Novica Zarvić
  • Oliver Thomas

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