According to Mintzberg (1999), they are “functional strategy, operational strategy, business strategy, dynamic strategy and corporative strategy. Strategic business unit is also included” (Mintzberg, 1999). Functional strategy in its turn includes strategic development of new products, marketing strategies, economic strategies, lawful principles, human resources and information technologies.
Information technology can not only assist in reducing the number of mistakes usually made during the work with papers, it can also let workers save the time they spend on communication with customers (Schoemaker, 1993). This extra time appears because the procedures are held more effectively and professionally. Work with papers includes making corrections and some mistakes are usually left uncorrected that can cost much (Porter, 1996).
The correct information technologies implementation is not an easy task in terms of the involvement of all company’s employees. Moreover, this process should be considered as a long- period leaning, where progress is made gradually, because in order to make the process effective all the employees should learn how to apply new methods. Furthermore, the appropriate use of the system needs understandable instructions and regular testing. Today more and more companies with different kinds of activity apply information technologies and face the task of its implementation. Some of them are already successfully using new opportunities these technologies provide, while in some areas, for example, healthcare area, information technology has not been fully implemented yet. We should hope that soon all the industries will use this opportunity to improve their activity, because information technology is valuable both for employees and the clients.
According to Huber (1990), ‘information technologies should reduce centralization in decision making in centralized organizations and increase