Organizational and Social Perspectives on Information Technology

Event date: 
2000-06-09 to 2022-12-05

The Social and Organizational Perspective on Research and Practice in Information Technology
Aalborg, Denmark
10-12 June 2000

These papers appear in Organizational and Social Perspectives on Information Technology, edited by Richard Baskerville, Jan Stage and Janice I. DeGross, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 2000

Table of Contents

1 Discourses on the Interaction of Information Systems, Organizations, and Society: Reformation and Transformation
Richard Baskerville and Jan Stage

Part 1: Reforming the Fundamentals
2 The Moving Finger: The Use of Social Theory in WG 8.2 Conference Papers, 1975-1999
Matthew Jones

3 Socio-technical Design: An Unfulfilled Promise or a Future Opportunity
Enid Mumford

4 The Limits of Language in Doing Systems Work
Richard J. Boland, Jr.

Part 2: Transforming the Fundamentals
5 Information Systems Conceptual Foundations: Looking Backward and Forward
Gordon B. Davis

6 Horizontal Information Systems: Emergent Trends and Perspectives
Kristin Braa and Knut H. Rolland

7 Expanding the Horizons of Information Systems Development
Nancy L. Russo

Part 3: Reforming the Classical Challenges
8 Evaluation in a Socio-technical Context
Frank Land

9 Collaborative Practice Research
Lars Mathiassen

10 Process as Theory in Information Systems Research
Kevin Crowston

Part 4: Transforming Toward New Challenges
11 Toward an Integrated Theory of IT-related Risk Control
M. Lynne Markus

12 Individual, Organizational, and Societal Perspectives on Information Delivery Systems: Bright and Dark Sides to Push and Pull Technologies
Julie E. Kendall and Kenneth E. Kendall

13 Globalization and IT: Agenda for Research
Geoff Walsham

Part 5: Reformation of Conceptualizations
14 Studying Organizational Computing Infrastructures: Multi-method Approaches
Steve Sawyer

15 Information Systems Research at the Crossroads: External Versus Internal Views
Rudy Hirschheim and Heinz K. Klein

16 The New Computing Archipelago: Intranet Islands of Practice
Roberta Lamb and Elizabeth Davidson

Part 6: Transformation of Conceptualizations
17 Information Technology and the Cultural Reproduction of Social Order: A Research Paradigm
Lynette Kvasny and Duane Truex III

18 The Screen and the World: A Phenomenological Investigation into Screens and Our Engagement in the World
Lucas D. Introna and Fernando M. Ilharco

19 Developing a Virtual Community-based Information Systems Digital Library: A Proposal and Research Program
John R. Venable and Julie Travis

Part 7: Reforming Automation
20 Representing Human and Non-human Stakeholders: On Speaking with Authority
Athanasia Pouloudi and Edgar A. Whitley

21 Implementing Open Network Technologies in Complex Work Practices: A Case from Telemedicine
Margun Aanestad and Ole Hanseth

22 Machine Agency as Perceived Autonomy: An Action Perspective
Jeremy Rose and Duane Truex III

Part 8: Transforming Automation
23 Some Challenges Facing Virtually Colocated Teams
Gloria Mark

24 MOA-S: A Scenario Model for Integrating Work Organization Aspects into the Design Process of CSCW Systems
Kerstin Grundén

25 Constructing Interdependencies with Collaborative Information Technology
Helena Karsten

Part 9: Transforming into New Shapes of Technology
26 The Role of Gender in User Resistance and Information Systems Failure
Melanie Wilson and Debra Howcroft

27 Limitations and Opportunities of System Development Methods in Web Information System Design
Lars Bo Eriksen

28 Lessons from a Dinosaur: Mediating IS Research Through an Analysis of the Medical Record
Marc Berg

Part 10: Panels on Research Methods and Distributed Organizations
29 Addressing the Shortcomings of Interpretive Field Research: Reflecting Social Construction in the Write-up
Ulrike Schultze, Michael D. Myers and Eileen M. Trauth

30 Learning and Teaching Qualitative Research: A View from the Reference Disciplines of Anthropology and History
Bonnie Kaplan, Jonathan Liebenau, Michael D. Myers and Eleanor Wynn

31 Successful Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Information Systems: Does Healthcare Serve as a Model for Networked Organizations?
Jos Aarts, Els Goorman, Heather Heathfield and Bonnie Kaplan

32 Standardization, Network Economics, and IT
Esben S. Andersen, Jan Damsgaard, Ole Hanseth, John L. King, M. Lynne Markus and Eric Monteiro