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IS, Process and Organizational Change and their Relationships to Contextual Dependencies

Bednar, Peter LU and Welch, Christine (2005) 13th European Conference on Information Systems, 2005 In ECIS2005 Proceedings p.1466-1476
Abstract
The paper seeks to explore critically specific issues relating to IS, process and organizational change. The authors suggest that IS development should be regarded as a particular case of organisational change – an emergent consequence of individual and organisational learning processes. Empowerment of individuals to express their values, goals and preferences within the political and social context of the business organization is suggested to be at the heart of the development process, and crucial to strategic thinking. The authors conclude that a systemic Hermeneutic Dialectic perspective is essential in helping analysts to recognize (and engage) the inherent ambiguities and uncertainties of socially constructed realities. Vehicles are... (More)
The paper seeks to explore critically specific issues relating to IS, process and organizational change. The authors suggest that IS development should be regarded as a particular case of organisational change – an emergent consequence of individual and organisational learning processes. Empowerment of individuals to express their values, goals and preferences within the political and social context of the business organization is suggested to be at the heart of the development process, and crucial to strategic thinking. The authors conclude that a systemic Hermeneutic Dialectic perspective is essential in helping analysts to recognize (and engage) the inherent ambiguities and uncertainties of socially constructed realities. Vehicles are needed to enable individuals to express and to reflect upon their views. A framework is then proposed which the authors believe to be such a vehicle. (Less)
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Hermeneutic Dialectics, Contextual dependencies, IS development, Organisational change
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ECIS2005 Proceedings
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Bartmann, D; Rajola, F; Kallinikos, J; Avison, D; Winter, R; Ein-Dor, P; Becker, J; Bodendorf, F and Weinhardt, C
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10 pages
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University of Regensburg
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13th European Conference on Information Systems, 2005
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3-937195-09-2
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English
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  abstract     = {The paper seeks to explore critically specific issues relating to IS, process and organizational change. The authors suggest that IS development should be regarded as a particular case of organisational change – an emergent consequence of individual and organisational learning processes. Empowerment of individuals to express their values, goals and preferences within the political and social context of the business organization is suggested to be at the heart of the development process, and crucial to strategic thinking. The authors conclude that a systemic Hermeneutic Dialectic perspective is essential in helping analysts to recognize (and engage) the inherent ambiguities and uncertainties of socially constructed realities. Vehicles are needed to enable individuals to express and to reflect upon their views. A framework is then proposed which the authors believe to be such a vehicle.},
  author       = {Bednar, Peter and Welch, Christine},
  booktitle    = {ECIS2005 Proceedings},
  editor       = {Bartmann, D and Rajola, F and Kallinikos, J and Avison, D and Winter, R and Ein-Dor, P and Becker, J and Bodendorf, F and Weinhardt, C},
  isbn         = {3-937195-09-2},
  keyword      = {Hermeneutic Dialectics,Contextual dependencies,IS development,Organisational change},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {1466--1476},
  publisher    = {University of Regensburg},
  title        = {IS, Process and Organizational Change and their Relationships to Contextual Dependencies},
  year         = {2005},
}