Share Paper: Development and validation of a holistic IT-institutional alignment model for higher education institutional performance

  1. Jean Claude Byungura, University of Rwanda / Stockholm University, Sweden, Rwanda
  2. Henrik Hansson, Stockholm University, DSV, Sweden
Tuesday, March 19 10:15-10:45 AM Sunset 4

Abstract: This study aims to develop a contextual model with the practices of IT-institutional alignment for university performance. Based on the prior studies and an extended literature review, six hypotheses were put forward. With a survey research strategy, data were collected from 166 university and government institutions’ staff in Rwanda. Findings indicate a significant positive influence of the six categories of IT-institutional alignment practices on institutional performance. The mostly correlated alignment practices with a more significant positive effect were those related to “Structure/Governance,” “Skills,” and “Communication.” Moreover, an IT-Institutional Alignment Model (ITIAM) for the university performance was proposed with 44 practices. ...