Identifying Main Dimensions of Digital Transformation Maturity at Industrial Organizations through Systematic Literature Review

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD Candidate of IT Management, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Faculty Member, Department of Management, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.


The digital transformation of industries, known as Industry 4.0, has become an important topic in the organizational transformation literature lately, and its fulfillment leads to technological and strategic leadership. Despite these benefits, the uncertainty and ambiguity of digital transformation investment outcomes have prevented many organizations from entering this area for particular reasons such as insufficient knowledge about the dimensions of the phenomenon and lack of a roadmap for organizational transformation. Therefore to identify the dimensions and factors affecting the digital transformation in the present study, a literature review was conducted. The finding were coded and analyzed using the grounded theory approach and with the assistance of MAXQDA software. Accordingly, the main dimensions of digital transformation maturity are classified in the form of a paradigm model consisting of 5 main dimensions and 13 categories. This theoretical framework can be further used in the development of digital transformation maturity models in future researches.


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Volume 8, Issue 4
March 2021
Pages 11-47
  • Receive Date: 02 May 2020
  • Revise Date: 25 February 2021
  • Accept Date: 02 March 2021
  • First Publish Date: 02 March 2021