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Information Systems Research : Relevant Theory and Informed Practice

Information Systems Research : Relevant Theory and Informed Practice

Author: Bonnie Kaplan
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004
Series: IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, 143
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In 1984, Working Group 8.2 of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) threw down the gauntlet at its Manchester conference, challenging the traditionalist orthodoxy with its uncommon research approaches and topics. Manchester 1984, followed by research methods conferences in Copenhagen (1990) and Philadelphia (1997), marked the growing legitimacy of the linguistic and qualitative turns in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Kaplan
ISBN: 9781402080944 1402080948 1402080956 9781402080951
OCLC Number: 481286328
Notes: IFIP TC8 / WG8.2 20th Year Retrospective: Relevant Theory and Informed Practice-Looking Forward from a 20-Year Perspective on IS Research July 15-17, 2004, Manchester, United Kingdom
Foreword.- Preface.- Conference Chairs.- Associate Editors.- Reviewers.- Part Panoramas.- Part 2: Reflections on the IS Discipline.- Part 3: Critical Interpretive Studies.- Part 4: Action Research.- Part 5: Theoretical Perspectives in IS Research.- Part 6: Systems Development: Methods, Politics, and Users.- Part 7: Panels and Position Papers.- Index of Contributors.
Description: 744 s
Contents: Foreword. Preface. Conference Chairs. Associate Editors. Reviewers. 1. Young Turks, Old Guardsmen, and the Conundrum of the Broken Mold: A Progress Report on Twenty Years of Information Systems Research; B. Kaplan, D.P. Truex III, D. Wastell, A.T. Wood-Harper. Part 1: Panoramas. 2. Doctor of Philosophy, Heal Thyself; A.S. Lee. 3. Information Systems in Organizations and Society: Speculating on the Next 25 Years of Research; S. Sawyer, K. Crowston. 4. Information Systems Research as Design: Identity, Process, and Narrative; R.J. Boland Jr., K. Lyytinen. Part 2: Reflections on the IS Discipline. 5. Information Systems - A Cyborg Discipline? M. Ramage. 6. Cores and Definitions: Building the Cognitive Legitimacy of the Information Systems Discipline Across the Atlantic; F. Rowe, D.P. Truex III, L. Kvasny. 7. Truth, Journals, and Politics: The Case of the MIS Quarterly; L. Introna, L. Whittaker. 8. Debatable Advice and Inconsistent Evidence: Methodology in Information Systems Research; M.R. Jones. 9. The Crisis of Relevance and the Relevance of Crisis: Renegotiating Critique in Information Systems Scholarship; T. Marcon, M. Chiasson, A. Gopal. 10. Whatever Happened to Information Systems Ethics? Caught between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; F. Bell, A. Adam. 11. Supporting Engineering of Information Systems in Emergent Organizations; S. Purao, D.P. Truex III. Part 3: Critical Interpretive Studies. 12. The Choice of Critical Information Systems Research; D. Howcroft, E.M. Trauth. 13. The Research Approach and Methodology Used in an Interpretive Study of a Web Information System: Contextualizing Practice; A. Greenhill. 14. Applying Habermas' Validity Claims as a Standard for Critical Discourse Analysis; W. Cukier, R. Bauer, C. Middleton. 15. Conducting Critical Research in Information Systems: Can Actor-Network Theory Help? E. Klecu . 16. Conducting and Evaluating Critical Interpretive Research: Examining Criteria as a Key Component in Building a Research Tradition; M. Pozzebon. 17. Making Contributions from Interpretive Case Studies: Examining Processes of Construction and Use; M. Barrett, G. Walsham. Part 4: Action Research. 18. Action Research: Time to Take a Turn? B.J. Oates. 19. The Role of Conventional Research Methods in Information Systems Action Research; M. Germonprez, L. Mathiassen. 20. Themes, Iteration, and Recoverability in Action Research; S. Holwell. Part 5: Theoretical Perspectives in IS Research. 21. The Use of Social Theories in 20 Years of WG 8.2 Empirical Research; D. Flynn, P. Gregory. 22. StructurANTion in Research and Practice: Representing Actor Networks, Their Structurated Orders and Translations; L. Brooks, C. Atkinson. 23. Socio-Technical Structure: An Experiment in Integrative Theory Building; J. Rose, R. Lindgren, O. Henfridsson. 24. Exposing Best Practices Through Narrative: The ERP Example; E.L. Wagner, R.D. Galliers, S.V. Scott. 25. Information Systems Research and Development by Activity Analysis and Development: Dead Horse or the Next Wave? M. Korpela, A. Mursu, A. Soriyan, A. Erola, H. Hakkinen, M. Toivanen. 26. Making Sense of Technological Frames: Promise, Progress, and
Series Title: IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, 143


Information Systems Research: Relevant Theory and Informed Practice comprises the edited proceedings of the WG8.2 conference, "Relevant Theory and Informed Practice: Looking Forward from a 20-Year  Read more...


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