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Actor-network theory and information systems [[electronic resource] /] / guest editors, Ole Hanseth, Margunn Aanestad and Marc Berg



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Titolo: Actor-network theory and information systems [[electronic resource] /] / guest editors, Ole Hanseth, Margunn Aanestad and Marc Berg Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: [Bradford, England], : Emerald Group Pub., 2004
Descrizione fisica: 1 recurso en línea
Disciplina: 658.4
658.4038
Soggetto topico: Knowledge management
Information technology
Business networks
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: HansethOle  
AanestadMargunn  
BergMarc  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references.
Nota di contenuto: CONTENTS; EDITORIAL BOARD; Abstracts and keywords; Guest editors' introduction Actor-network theory and information systems. What's so special?; Tracing the trajectories of issues, and their democratic deficits, on the Web; The nature of the Net: constructing reliability of health information on the Web; Redefining the network: enrollment strategies in the PDA industry; Contested artifact: technology sensemaking, actor networks, and the shaping of the Web browser; Trojan actor-networks and swift translation; Book review
Sommario/riassunto: In this editorial introduction Allen Lee's definition of the information systems (IS) field is taken as the starting point: "Research in the information systems field examines more than just the technological system, or just the social system, or even the two systems side by side; in addition, it investigates the phenomena that emerge when the two interact" (Lee, A. "Editorial", MISQ, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2001, p. iii). By emphasizing the last part of this, it is argued that actor-network theory (ANT) can provide IS research with unique and very powerful tools to help us overcome the current poor u
Titolo autorizzato: Actor-network theory and information systems  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-280-51568-6
9786610515684
1-84544-741-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910532129303321
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Serie: Information technology & people ; ; v. 17, no. 2, 2004.