Cultural Differences in Developers' Perceptions of Information Systems Success Factors: Japan vs. the United States
Chung S. Kim and
Dane K. Peterson
Additional contact information
Chung S. Kim: Southwest Missouri State University, USA
Dane K. Peterson: Southwest Missouri State University, USA
Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM), 2002, vol. 10, issue 2, 5-13
The current study examined the perceptions of information systems (IS) developers from Japan and the United States with regards to the strategies that are considered most important for successful implementation of an IS. The results of a principal components analysis revealed that the IS strategies could be reduced to five components: (1) Characteristics of the Team Members, (2) Characteristics of the Project Leader, (3) Management/User Input, (4) Proper Technology, and (5) Communication. The results indicated that there was a significant difference in the perceptions of Japanese and U.S. developers with respect to the importance of the five components. Japanese developers perceived the Project Leader as the most crucial component for determining the success of an IS project. Team Member Characteristics was viewed as the least important by Japanese developers. On the other hand, the developers from the U.S. viewed Communications as the most critical component. Project Leader Characteristics was perceived to be the least important by U.S. developers. The results were discussed in terms of cultural differences.
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://services.igi-global.com/resolvedoi/resolve. ... 4018/jgim.2002040101 (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:igg:jgim00:v:10:y:2002:i:2:p:5-13
Access Statistics for this article
Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM) is currently edited by Zuopeng (Justin) Zhang
More articles in Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM) from IGI Global
Series data maintained by Journal Editor ().