Quality of information is a priceless asset for organization to possess as its assist in carrying out business plans and changes. These business changes usually support the management executive in decision makings. In view of that, this study examines the information quality in AIS and its effects on organizational performance among conventional and Islamic banks in Jordan. To achieve that, proportionate stratified random sampling is applied to the information system users of sixteen conventional and Islamic banks in Jordan. Total copies of 600 questionnaires were distributed and only 250 among the returned copies were valid, suggesting a valid response rate of 41.7%. The study adopts the partial least square (Smart PLS 3) method to enhance the data analysis and perform hypotheses testing. Findings clearly show that quality of information is the key for business growth as it indicates a positive effect on organizational performance. Further result shows that organizational culture improves and increases business performance when combined with information quality. For this reason, conventional and Islamic banks in Jordan should have well-developed AIS as it assists organizations to -attain higher performance. There is need for more development in management skills to fully exploit the AIS in order to realize a greater organizational performance. In other words, full implementation of AIS should be given more priority by the managements of these conventional and Islamic banks.
The subject of information system (IS) strategic alignment is being widely researched; those factors affecting its placement have not been adequately addressed. How information system technology can help improve firm performance is an important research issue in information systems research and a point of concern for top management. This paper intends to review existing literature, analyses the arguments on the issues of the alignment of Information system (IS) with business strategy in order to enhance business or organizational performance. Various approaches and models to achieve this alignment have been postulated and factors affecting alignment of IS where all reviewed to establish a common ground and differences across the journal papers analyzed. This was achieved through a systematic review beginning with literature search on multiple keywords which includes Management information system, strategic alignment, business or organization strategy and performance, paper selection criteria was then used to select appropriate papers. About 47 papers spread across 26 journals where used in the analysis. Resulted are summarized with the aid of simple descriptive statistics. The findings will provide a clear direction on the strategic importance of management information system as a tool for modern business design and expansion. This will benefit both academics and practice as a model for sustainable business development.
Keywords: Information System (IS), Firm Performance, Business Strategy