Actor Network Theory in Interpretative Research Approach

Abstract : The main components of information systems include people, process and technology infrastructure. In many studies, these components are often viewed and examined from socio-technical perspectives. This is primarily because of the criticality of human actions. The complexities and the difference which humans bring in the development and implementation of information systems are not getting easier. Hence the increase studies in the field of information systems.Many approaches such as using the lens of Actor Network Theory (ANT) has been explored to understand the socio-technical factors in the information systems. Although ANT has been employed in many studies, it is of significant important to establishes and clarifies the factors, from the social perspective, which influences the development and implementation of information systems in organisations.
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Tiko Iyamu, Tefo Sekgweleo, Sharol Mkhomazi. Actor Network Theory in Interpretative Research Approach. InternationalWorking Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT (TDIT), Jun 2013, Bangalore, India. pp.605-610, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-38862-0_41⟩. ⟨hal-01468143⟩

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