By Leslie P. Willcocks, Chris Sauer, Mary C. Lacity
This edited 3 quantity version brings jointly major papers formerly released within the Journal of knowledge Technology (JIT) over its 30 12 months book background. the 3 volumes of Enacting learn tools in details Systems rejoice the methodological pluralism used to enhance our figuring out of knowledge technology's position on the earth this present day. as well as quantitative equipment from the positivist culture, JIT additionally values methodological articles from serious learn views, interpretive traditions, ancient views, grounded idea, and motion examine and layout technology techniques.
Volume 1 covers severe examine, Grounded thought, and old ways. quantity 2 bargains with Interpretive techniques and likewise explores motion learn. quantity three makes a speciality of layout technology techniques and discusses replacement methods together with Semiotics examine, Complexity idea and Gender in IS Research.
The Journal of data Technology (JIT) was once begun in 1986 through Professors Frank Land and Igor Aleksander with the purpose of bringing know-how and administration jointly and bridging the ‘great divide’ among the 2 disciplines. The magazine was once created with the imaginative and prescient of creating the effect of complicated interactions and advancements in expertise extra available to a much wider viewers. protecting this preliminary concentration, the JIT has long past directly to expand into new and leading edge parts of study resembling the release of JITTC in 2010. A excessive effect magazine, JIT shall proceed to submit prime traits in keeping with major examine within the field.
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We need to consider the implications of unreﬂective accounts of technology in perpetuating the status quo in organizations. We can avoid this danger by connecting the interpretation to broader considerations of social power and control (Thomas, 1993). Interpretive information systems research can be critical by adopting a more politically informed position regarding the agency of information technology in social and technological change (Tinker, 1998). By critical I mean questioning and deconstructing the taken for granted assumptions inherent in the status quo (Hull, 1997), and interpreting organizational activity and how information technology is implicated in it by recourse to a wider societal, historical, economic and ideological context.
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1998). It has also been argued that issues of domination concerning gender and race need to be more fully incorporated into any theory of the labour process (Willmott, 1993, p. 701). In Scarbrough and Corbett’s interesting book on technology and organization, they attempted to evaluate technology through the three different lenses of power, meaning and design (Scarbrough and Corbett, 1992). They see power as relating to the impact of technology upon organizational structure and the way in which this affects balances of power.