The importance of implementing an appropriate organizational structure for the development of IT companies in Ukraine
The purpose of this study is to investigate the problems of Ukrainian IT companies faced by them on the way of their growth due to the lack of an effective business structure. The research is focused on the weaknesses and strengths of current organizational structure that any small Ukrainian IT business most commonly would have on the average. The initial reason to develop this research was to identify the different perceptions between the hierarchical levels inside the average small IT company in Ukraine. Using an exploratory study, the objective was to identify the obstacles the IT business face on its path of growing, as well as to outline the need to create organizational structure that will consider all the requirements and the peculiarities of the IT business. In this article, the Ukrainian IT market is analyzed as the unit that performs its activity under change conditions in the 21st century. In this context, needs and expectations of a wide range of IT businesses are analyzed. The article is using the theoretical approach. It contains the analysis of the literature review on organizational structures, the IT sector overview and issues concerning the growth and effectiveness of IT companies in Ukraine. The research findings show that the specifics of IT business environment and the concepts of the IT organizational management greatly influence the effectiveness of the management of the business growth and effectiveness.
JEL Classification: G32, M15, D20.
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