Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology: IFIP TC8 / WG8.2 Working Conference on Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology December 12-14, 2002, Barcelona, Spain

Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology: IFIP TC8 / WG8.2 Working Conference on Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology December 12-14, 2002, Barcelona, Spain

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475753288
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/09/2013
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology , #110
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Conference Chairs. Program Committee. Additional Reviewers.
1. Placing Language in the Foreground: Themes and Methods in Information Technology Discourse; E.H. Wynn, et al.
Part 1: Keynotes. 2. Talking the IS Innovation Walk; E. Burton Swanson. 3. Figuring Service in Discourses of ICT: The Case of Software Agents; L. Suchman.
Part 2: Analytical Frameworks. 4. Transitioning Toward an Internet Culture: An Interorganizational Analysis of Identity Construction from Online Services to Intranets; R. Lamb, M. Poster. 5. Discourse on E-Mail in Use; M. Edenius. 6. When Does a Computer Speak the Truth? The Problem of IT and Validity Claims; B.C. Stahl. 7. Conceptualizing Information Technology in the Study of Information Systems: Trends and Issues; S. Sawyer, T.T. Chen. 8. A Research Note on Capturing Technology: Toward Moments of Interest; I. Hosein. 9. The Phenomenology of Information Systems Evaluation: Overcoming the Subject/Object Dualism; L.D. Introna, L. Whittaker.
Part 3: Critical Research. 10. Organizational Discourse as a Social Defense: Taming the Tiger of Electronic Government; D.G. Wastell. 11. The Discourse of Learning Technology in Canada: Understanding Communication Distortions and Their Implications for Decision Making; W. Cukier, et al.
Part 4: Mobilization of Power. 12. Rhetoric of Enrollment and Acts of Resistance: Information Technology as Text; M. Wilson. 13. The Discourse of a Large Scale Organizational Transformation: The Reengineering of IBM, 1989-1994; E. Monod, et al. 14. The Digital Divide at Work and Home: The Discourse about Power and Underrepresented Groups in the Information Society; L. Kvasny, E.M. Trauth.
Part 5: IS Planning and Projects. 15. Arguing for Information Systems Project Definition; M. Metcalfe, M. Lynch. 16. The Nature and Role of Generative Systemic Metaphor Within Information Systems Planning and Development; C.J. Atkinson.
Part 6: Globalization, Development, and Space. 17. ICT, Power, and Developmental Discourse: A Critical Analysis; M. Thompson. 18. The Importance of Being Nearest: Nearshore Software Outsourcing and Globalization Discourse; P. Abbott, M. Jones.
Part 7: Enterprise Resource Planning. 19. Discourse, Management Fashions, and ERP Systems; C. Westrup. 20. Interconnecting Information Systems Narrative Research: An End-to-End Approach for Process-Oriented Field Studies; E.L. Wagner. 21. Dominant Technological Discourses in Action: Paradigmatic Shifts in Sense Making in the Implementation of an ERP System; J. Rose, P. Kræmmergaard.
Part 8: Public Institutions. 22. Knowledge Work in Hospitals; G. Ellingsen. 23. In a Mood to Make Sense of Technology: A Longitudinal Study of Discursive Practices at the London Ambulance Service; K. McGrath. 24. ERP Adoption: Selling the System; D. Oliver, L. Oliver.
Part 9: Panels. 25. Visual Elements in the Discourse on Information Technology; M. Ackerman, et al. 26. Discourse and Organizational Transformation in Information Systems Research; M. Barrett, et al. 27. New Words and Old Books: Challenging Conventional Discourses About Domain and Theory in Information Systems Research; B.

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