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Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems

Volume 2

Editors: Sauer, Chris, Willcocks, Leslie P., Lacity, Mary C. (Eds.)

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This edited two-volume collection presents the most interesting and compelling articles pertaining to the formulation of research methods used to study information systems from the 30 year publication history of the Journal of Information Technology (JIT).

About the authors

Leslie P. Willcocks has an international reputation for his work on global management, outsourcing, e-business, information management, IT evaluation, strategic IT and organizational change. He is Professor in Technology Work and Globalization at the Department of Management at London School of Economics and Political Science. He also heads the LSE's Outsourcing Unit research centre. He has been for the last 22 years Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology. He is co-author of 39 books including in the Technology Work and Globalisation Series Advanced Outsourcing (2012) and has published over 230 refereed papers in journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, MIS Quarterly and MISQ Executive.

Mary Lacity is Curators' Professor of Information Systems and an International Business Fellow at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is also a Certified Outsourcing Professional ®, Co-Chair of the IAOP Midwest Chapter, Industry Advisor for the Outsourcing Angels, Associate Researcher at The Outsourcing Unit, London School of Economics, Co-editor of the Palgrave Series: Work, Technology, and Globalization, and on the Editorial Boards for Journal of Information Technology, MIS Quarterly Executive, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal. Her research focuses on global outsourcing of business and IT services. She was the recipient of the 2008 Gateway to Innovation Award sponsored by the IT Coalition, Society for Information Management, and St. Louis RCGA and the 2000 World Outsourcing Achievement Award sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Michael Corbett and Associates.

Chris Sauer is Senior Tutor of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, with responsibility for the College's oversight of student academic progress. He is currently an Associate Fellow of the Said Business School where from 1999-2010 he was a Fellow in Information Management. Prior to coming to Oxford, Chris acted as Deputy-Director of the Fujitsu Centre for Managing IT in Organisations at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney. In his early career, he worked as an IT professional designing, building and implementing large IT systems. His research focuses on performance-related aspects of the management of IT-enabled business change projects, and has been widely published in journals and books. Chris is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology and a member of the Editorial Board of the Information Systems Journal.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Willcocks, Leslie P. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Research in information systems: a study of diversity and inter-disciplinary discourse in the AIS basket journals between 1995 and 2011

    Bernroider, Edward W N (et al.)

    Pages 11-47

  • On being ‘systematic’ in literature reviews

    Boell, Sebastian K. (et al.)

    Pages 48-78

  • Positioning the institutional perspective in information systems research

    Mignerat, Muriel (et al.)

    Pages 79-126

  • A critical analysis of decision support systems research

    Arnott, David (et al.)

    Pages 127-168

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $120.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-50986-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems
Book Subtitle
Volume 2
Editors
  • Chris Sauer
  • Leslie P. Willcocks
  • Mary C. Lacity
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-50988-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137509888
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-50986-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 357
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