1999 Working Conference Proceedings Table Of Contents

IFIP Working Group 8.2 Conference
St Louis, Missouri, USA
31 May - 3 June 1999
Information Technologies in Organizational Processes: Field Studies and Theoretical Reflections on the Future of Work

These papers are © IFIP 1999

They appear in New Information Technologies in Organizational Processes: Field Studies and Theoretical Reflections on the Future of Work, edited by Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama, Lucas D. Introna, Michael D. Myers and Janice I. DeGross, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 1999

1 Building on a Decade of Research on IT and Organizations
Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama, Lucas D. Introna and Michael D. Myers

Part 1: Critical Reflections
2 Nations, Identities, and Global Technologies
Mark Poster

3 Knowledge and Methods in IS Research: From Beginnings to the Future
Heinz K. Klein

4 The Tyranny of Space in Organizational Analysis
Richard J. Boland, Jr.

5 Distinctions Among Different Types of Generalizing in Information Systems Research
Richard Baskerville and Allen S. Lee

6 Research and Ethical Issues Arising from Ethnographic Interviews of Patients’ Reactions to an Intelligent Interactive Telephone Health Behavior Advisor
Bonnie Kaplan, Ramesh Farzanfar and Robert H. Freeman

7 The Potential of the Language Action Perspective in Ethographic Analysis
Heinz K. Klein and Minh Q. Huynh

Part 2: Field Studies
8 Identification of Necessary Factors for Successful Implementation of ERP Systems
A. N. Parr, G. Shanks and P. Darke

9 Hunting for the Treasure at the End of the Rainbow: Standardizing Corporate IT Infrastructure
O. Hanseth and K. Braa

10 Reengineering the Supply Chain Using Collaborative Technology: Opportunities to Change in the Building and Construction Industry
C. Sauer, K. Johnston, K. Karim, M. Marosszeky and P. Yetton

11 Organizational Disposition and Its Influence on the Adoption and Diffusion of Information Systems
Brian O’Donovan

12 Key Role Players in the Initiation and Implementation of Intranet Technology
Rens Scheepers

13 A Hermeneutic Interpretation of the Effect of Computerized BPR Tools on Redesign Effectiveness in Two Organizations
Suprateek Sarker and Allen S. Lee

14 Understanding E-Commerce Through Genre Theory: The Case of The Car-Buying Process
Sue Conger and Ulrike Schultze

15 Balancing Flexibility and Coherence: Information Exchange in a Paper Machinery Project
Helena Karsten, Kalle Lyytinen, Markku Hurskainen and Timo Koskelainen

16 The Role of Information Technology in the Learning of Knowledge Work
Valerie Spitler and Michael Gallivan

17 Incorporating Social Transformation into the Information Systems and Software Development Lifecycles
Christopher J. Hemingway and Tom G. Gough

Part 3: Panels
18 The Uses and Abuses of Evaluative Criteria for Qualitative Research Methods
Richard Baskerville, Steve Sawyer, Eileen Trauth, Duane Truex and Cathy Urquhart

19 Re-evaluating Power in Information Rich Organizations: New Theories and Approaches
Ole Hanseth, Susan V. Scott, Leiser Silva, and Edgar A. Whitley

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