Complexity and information systems: the emergent domain
Merali, Yasmin. (2006) Complexity and information systems: the emergent domain. JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 21 (4). pp. 216-228. ISSN 0268-3962Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jit.2000081
This paper is concerned with the emergence of the information systems (IS) domain as a central feature of the management research landscape in the networked world. It shows that emergence of the network economy and network society necessitates a paradigm shift in the IS discipline, and that complexity science offers the apposite concepts and tools for effecting such a shift. To avoid confusion of fundamental complexity science concepts with the more colloquial uses of complexity terminology, the paper provides an introduction to concepts from complexity science for those in the IS field who are unacquainted with complexity theory. It then proceeds to explore the utility of these concepts for developing IS theory and practice for the emergent networked world.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|Publisher:||PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD|
|Official Date:||December 2006|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 216-228|
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