As we are moving towards the knowledge economy, authority increasingly relies on knowledge and competence rather than formal positions. Among organizational and behavioral impacts of IS and IT is that:

As we are moving towards the knowledge economy, authority increasingly relies on knowledge and competence rather than formal positions. Among organizational and behavioral impacts of IS and IT is that:

IT flattens organizations through:

  • Decision making pushed to lower levels
  • Fewer managers needed (IT enables faster decision making and increases span of control)

Explain the concept focusing on:

  • How IS/IT is a factor in changing organizational and operational structure.
  • To which extent this is right in your organization