How "Sociotechnical" is our IS Research? An Assessment and Possible Ways Forward

Suprateek Sarker, Sutirtha Chatterjee, Xiao Xiao

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    Abstrakt

    This paper seeks to offer an assessment on the extent to which we, as IS academics, have been faithful to sociotechnical paradigm, often considered as a fundamental guiding frame for the discipline. As a first step, the paper identifies eight ways in which the technical and the social are featured in the IS literature. Having done so, the paper provides a critical commentary on whether, and in what sense, we have been true to the sociotechnical framework. Finally, the paper offers some ideas for the IS community to reflect on regarding how to move forward with respect to sociotechnical framing of IS research.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelProceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013
    RedaktørerRichard Baskerville, Michael Chau
    Antal sider24
    UdgivelsesstedAtlanta, GA
    ForlagAssociation for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL)
    Publikationsdato2013
    Artikelnummer1185
    ISBN (Trykt)9780615933832
    StatusUdgivet - 2013
    BegivenhedThe 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013: Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design - Università Bocconi, Milan, Italien
    Varighed: 15 dec. 201318 dec. 2013
    Konferencens nummer: 34
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    Konference

    KonferenceThe 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013
    Nummer34
    LokationUniversità Bocconi
    LandItalien
    ByMilan
    Periode15/12/201318/12/2013
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    Emneord

    • IS Research
    • IS Discipline
    • Sociotechnical
    • Assessment
    • Recommendation

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