Background Note | HBS Case Collection | March 1993

Stages Theory, The: A Framework for IT Adoption and Organizational Learning

by Richard L. Nolan, David Croson and Katherine Seger

Abstract

Describes Professor Richard Nolan's Stages Theory of Information Technology adoption by organizations.

Keywords: Information; Body of Literature; Information Management; Information Publishing; Adoption; Organizational Structure; Organizational Design; Decision Making; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Nolan, Richard L., David Croson, and Katherine Seger. "Stages Theory, The: A Framework for IT Adoption and Organizational Learning." Harvard Business School Background Note 193-141, March 1993.