Factors influencing organizations to improve data quality in their information systems

Tee, Sing What, Bowen, Paul L., Doyle, Peta, and Rohde, Fiona H. (2007) Factors influencing organizations to improve data quality in their information systems. Accounting and Finance, 47 (2). pp. 335-355.

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Abstract

Although managers consider accurate, timely and relevant information as critical to the quality of their decisions, evidence of large variations in data quality abounds. This research examines factors influencing the level of data quality within a target organization. The results indicate that management's commitment to data quality and the presence of data quality champions strongly influence data quality in the target organization. The results also show that the managers of the participating organization are committed to achieving and maintaining high data quality. However, changing work processes and establishing a data quality awareness culture are required to motivate further improvements to data quality.

Item ID: 2928
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1467-629X
Keywords: case study; champions; data quality; management commitment
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2009 01:41
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability > 150105 Management Accounting @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8999 Other Information and Communication Services > 899999 Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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