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Researching the Future in Information Systems
Mike Chiasson, Ola Henfridsson, Helena Karsten, Janice I. DeGross (Eds.)
Front Matter

Researching the Future: The Information Systems Discipline’s Futures Infrastructure


Researching the Future: The Information Systems Discipline’s Futures Infrastructure
Mike Chiasson, Ola Henfridsson
1-7

Section 1: How the Future and the Past Are Connected and Inter-related


Toward an Approach to Generate Forward-Looking Theories Using Systems Concepts
Kosheek Sewchurran, Irwin Brown
11-26
Information Systems Innovation Research: Between Novel Futures and Durable Presents
Margunn Aanestad
27-41
The Present as Future: The Problem of Translation in Corporate Science Projects
Eleanor Wynn
43-56

Section 2: Critical View of the Future


What Does the Future Hold? A Critical View of Emerging Information and Communication Technologies and Their Social Consequences
Bernd Stahl
59-76
Rationality and Foolishness: Alternative Forecasting Systems in a Manufacturing Firm
Charlotte Brown
77-92

Section 3: Technological Futures


What Future? Which Technology? On the Problem of Describing Relevant Futures
Bernd Stahl
95-108
Conceptualizing Consumer Perceptions of Making M-Payments Using Smart Phones in Ireland
Pavel Andreev, Aidan Duane, Philip O’reilly
109-129
The Impact of Instant Messaging Tools on Knowledge Management and Team Performance
Carol Ou, Darren Leung, Robert Davison
131-148

Section 4: The Future of Information Technology and Work-Related Practices in Health Care


Journey to DOR: A Retro Science-Fiction Story on Researching ePrescribing
Valentina Lichtner, Will Venters
151-161
The Standardized Nurse: Mission Impossible?
Rune Pedersen, Gunnar Ellingsen, Eric Monteiro
163-178
The Role of Technology in Shaping the Professional Future of Community Pharmacists: The Case of the Electronic Prescription Service in the English National Health Service
Dimitra Petrakaki, Tony Cornford, Ralph Hibberd, Valentina Lichtner, Nick Barber
179-195

Section 5: The Future of Industrial-Institutional Practices and Outcomes through Information Technology


From Forestry Machines to Sociotechnical Hybrids: Investigating the Use of Digitally Enabled Forestry Machines
Daniel Nylén, Jonny Holmström
199-214
Lessons from Volunteering and Free/Libre Open Source Software Development for the Future of Work
Kevin Crowston
215-229
Investigating Open Innovation and Interorganizational Networks in the IT Industry: The Case of Standard Software Customization
Karlheinz Kautz, Deborah Bunker, Sameen Rab, Michael Sinnet
231-246

Section 6: The Future of Critical Realism in IS Research


Systems of Innovation, Multidisciplinarity, and Methodological Pluralism: A Realist Approach to Guide the Future of Information Systems Research and Practice
Arturo Vega, David Brown
249-268
Critical Realist Information Systems Research in Action
Sven Carlsson
269-284

Section 7: Panels and Workshop


The Social Design of Information Systems
Steve Sawyer, Murali Venkatesh, Juhani Iivari, Cathy Urquhart, Ben Light
287-290
Teaching Foresight and the Future
Erran Carmel, Michel Avital, Paul Gray, Jannis Kallinikos, John King
291-293
Will Current Trends in Information Systems Development Lead to More Visible Usage of Socio-technical Approaches?
Steven Alter, Mikko Korpela, Doncho Petkov, Nancy Russo
295-297
Methods for Studying the Information Systems Future
Paul Gray, Anat Hovav
299-316

 

 


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