Green IT/IS Adoption as Corporate Ecological Responsiveness: An Academic Literature Review

Mohammad Dalvi Esfahani, Azizah Abdul Rahman, Nor Hidayati Zakaria

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This paper provides an academic literature review on the adoption of Green information technology (IT) and Green information systems (IS) in organizational context. The analysis of studies has been done by a framework with two dimensions, motivation towards the adoption (strategic or idealistic/altruistic) and locus of responsibility (individual or corporate). Based on the adopted framework, the discussion focuses on the status quo of IS literature on the adoption and diffusion of Green IT/IS by organizations from the lens of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate ecological responsiveness (CER). Despite the growing number of papers investigating the adoption of Green IT/IS, the analysis of the study revealed some shortcomings in the existing literature. The implications for the future studies are provided based on the findings.


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Green IT, Green IS, Adoption, Corporate ecological responsiveness, Corporate social responsibility

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