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Exploring the contribution of information technology to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiatives

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Exploring the contribution of information technology to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiatives
1 Information technology (IT) has a tremendous impact on the discipline of accounting by introducing new ways of retrieving and processing information about performance deviations and control effectiveness. This paper explores the role of IT for managing organizational controls by analyzing value drivers for particular accounting information systems that commonly run under the label of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC IS). We apply a grounded theory approach to structure the value drivers of GRC IS into a research framework. In order to understand the impact of IT, we relate the GRC IS value drivers to control theories. Practical implications include understanding GRC IS benefits beyond compliance and providing clear strategic reasoning for GRC IS depending on the individual company’s situation. Research implications include the fact that integrating IT into the context of accounting leaves several unsolved yet promising issues in theory which future research might ad...
Manuel Wiesche, Michael Schermann, Helmut Krcmar
Added 19 Dec 2011
Updated 19 Dec 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where ECIS
Authors Manuel Wiesche, Michael Schermann, Helmut Krcmar
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