The Handbook Of Information Systems Research

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Overview

With the quantity and quality of available works in Information Systems (IS) research, it would seem advantageous to possess a concise list of exemplary works on IS research, in order to enable instructors of IS research courses to better prepare students to publish in IS venues. To that end, The Handbook of Information Systems Research provides a collection of works on a variety of topics related to IS research. This book provides a fresh perspective on issues related to IS research by providing chapters from world-renowned leaders in IS research along with chapters from relative newcomers who bring some interesting and often new perspectives to IS research. This book should serve as an excellent text for a graduate course on IS research methods.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591401445
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 12/2/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 366
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. I Exemplary Works on Information Systems Research 1
Ch. II Validating IS Positivist Instrumentation: 1997-2001 15
Ch. III A Multitrait-Multimethod Analysis of the End User Computing Satisfaction and Computer Self-Efficacy Instruments 27
Ch. IV The Use of Structural Equation Modeling in IS Research: Review and Recommendations 44
Ch. V The Problem of Common Method Variance in IS Research 66
Ch. VI Rigor in Grounded Theory Research: An Interpretive Perspective on Generating Theory from Qualitative Field Studies 79
Ch. VII Investigating the Dynamics of IT-Enabled Change: The Appeal of Clinical Inquiry 103
Ch. VIII Rigor, Relevance and Research Paradigms: A Practitioner's Perspective 117
Ch. IX Updating Ethnography to Investigate Contemporary Organizational Forms 133
Ch. X Studying Virtual Work in Teams, Organizations and Communities 150
Ch. XI Methodological Issues in MIS Cross-Cultural Research 166
Ch. XII Global Information Management Research: Current Status and Future Directions 180
Ch. XIII Structuration Theory in Information Systems Research: Methods and Controversies 206
Ch. XIV Simulation in IS Research: Technique Underrepresented in the Field 250
Ch. XV Cognitive Research in Information Systems Using the Repertory Grid Technique 261
Ch. XVI Qualitative Research in Information Systems: An Exploration of Methods 291
Ch. XVII Stories and Histories: Case Study Research (and Beyond) in Information Systems Failures 305
Ch. XVIII Using Critical Realism in IS Research 323
About the Authors 339
Index 346
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