The Information Systems academic discipline in Pacific Asia 2006: a contextual analysis
Gable, Guy G. (2007) The Information Systems academic discipline in Pacific Asia 2006: a contextual analysis. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 21(Article 1), pp. 1-22.
This paper serves as an introduction to, and contextual analysis for, the overarching study titled "The Information Systems Academic Discipline in Pacific Asia 2006" reported in this special edition of the Communications of the AIS. This paper describes the genesis of the study; reflects on prior literature on the state of IS; discusses the theory underpinning the individual case studies; and outlines the overall multi-method approach, particularly the case study method used for the state reports. The process of multiple-peer review of the individual state reports is also described. Importantly, this paper summarizes and interrelates each of the component studies reported in the special edition. An outline is also provided of in-progress studies that complement the efforts reported in this special edition.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||IS in Pacific Asia, HERN, discipline development, Information Systems discipline|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Management (080609)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Association for Information Systems|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||10 Jul 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2015 06:03|
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