Synopses & Reviews
Information Systems is, in terms of a reference discipline, over thirty years old and is represented by an immense volume of refereed journals and other publications that have developed to chart the rapid development of Information and Communications Technologies. The purpose of this major reference collection is to represent sufficiently the Information Systems field in terms of its range, the quality of the evidence that has been produced, the methods adopted for research, and the practices it has pointed to. Each volume has been compiled by leading international academics with advice from an exceptional editorial board. An introduction to the set was written by the series editors, acclaimed subject specialists Leslie Willcocks and Allen S. Lee.
Volume I - Information Systems Infrastructure
Volume II - Information Systems Development
Volume III - Design Science Theories and Research Practices
Volume IV - Management of Information Systems
Volume V - Social and Organizational Information Systems Research
Volume VI - Information Systems, Globalization and Developing Countries
The last thirty years have seen a dramatic and rapid development in Information and Communications Technologies. Scholarly research into the discipline has grown apace and this three volume set represents the range, quality, methodological approaches and practices that this scholarly research has pointed to.
Compiled by two internationally acclaimed scholars in discussion with a first class editorial advisory board, the seminal and cutting edge articles in this collection bring together all the various strands in the discipline and include technology oriented as well as organizationally or socially oriented papers.
Topics covered are as follows:
- The Infrastructure of Information Systems
- Information Systems Development
- Technological Design Science Research