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Past and Future of Information Systems

Taking the recent discussions on the status of information systems as a discrete discipline as its starting point, The Past and Future of Information Systems draws together many of the pioneers of IS research, to give their own perspectives and insights to the debate. This reflective text looks back on the last 30 years of IS research, as well as glancing towards the future, ensuring that it will be of great interest to anyone working within the IS field.

Academics and researchers in Information Systems

Hardbound, 288 Pages

Published: March 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-6141-6


  • Preface; Introduction; IS Across the World; HCI/CSCW; IT Consulting Dismal Science; Why IT is Different; Making Human Factors Human; Implementing IT-Based Innovation in Health Care; Interdisciplinary Knowledge Approaches - IT Research and the Future Role of University Research; Empirical Impact Analysis of E-business; Mobile Commerce; Technichange - IT related Change Management; A Twenty Five Year Retrospective of Technology and Job Design; Multiview - A Contingency Framework for IS Development; Epilogue; References; Subject index; Author index


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