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Title: Understanding governance, risk and compliance information systems (GRC IS): the experts view
Authors: Papazafeiropoulou, Anastasia
Spanaki, Konstantina
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © Springer
Citation: PAPAZAFEIROPOULOU, A. and SPANAKI, K., 2016. Understanding governance, risk and compliance information systems (GRC IS): the experts view. Information Systems Frontiers, 18 (6), pp.1251-1263
Abstract: Although Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) is an emerging field of study within the information systems (IS) academic community, the concept behind the acronym has to still be demystified and further investigated. The study investigates GRC systems in depth by (a) reviewing the literature on existing GRC studies, and (b) presenting a field study on views about GRC application by professional experts. The aim of this exploratory study is to understand the aspects and the nature of the GRC system following an enterprise systems approach. The result of this study is a framework of particular GRC characteristics that need to be taken into consideration when these systems are put in place. This framework includes specific areas such as: goals and objectives, purpose of the system, key stakeholders, methodology and requirements prior to implementation, critical success factors and problems/barriers. Further discussion about the issues, the concerns and the diverse views on GRC would assist in developing an agenda for the future research on the GRC field.
Description: This article was published as Open Access by Springer under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1007/s10796-015-9572-3
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24552
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10796-015-9572-3
ISSN: 1387-3326
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