Boosting green behaviors through information systems that enable environmental sensemaking

Degirmenci, Kenan & Recker, Jan (2016) Boosting green behaviors through information systems that enable environmental sensemaking. In International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016), 11-14 December 2016, Dublin, Ireland.


We explore how information systems can enable sensemaking of environmental information by users, and how this support for sensemaking affects beliefs, actions, and outcomes of work practices. In this research-in-progress paper we report on the development of our new theory and we outline the research design of a field experiment in which we will subject our theory to a first empirical evaluation. Once completed, our study will provide implications regarding the design of information systems for environmental sensemaking, and substantiate the role that sensemaking plays in belief formation, action formation, and outcome assessment of work practices.

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ID Code: 99635
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Green IS, environmental sustainability, Belief-Action-Outcome framework, sensemaking theory, work practices, paper printing, field experiment
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 04 Oct 2016 01:41
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2016 10:11

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