Information Systems Foundations: Constructing and Criticising
by Dennis Hart, Shirley Gregor
Publisher: ANU E Press 2005
Number of pages: 234
The focus of this volume is the foundations of Information Systems as an academic discipline. The particular emphasis was on the adequacy and completeness of theoretical underpinnings and the research methods employed. At the same time the practical nature of the applications and phenomena with which the discipline deals were kept firmly in view. The contents of this volume will be of interest and relevance to academics and advanced students as well as thoughtful and reflective practitioners in the Information Systems field.
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