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Software and organisations : the biography of the enterprise-wide system or how SAP conquered the world / Neil Pollock and Robin Williams.

Author/Creator:
Pollock, Neil, 1967-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 348 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge studies in technology, work and organizations ; 5.
Routledge studies in technology, work and organisations ; 5
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Other Title:
Software and organizations
Subjects:
Computer software industry.
Management information systems.
Contents:
The dynamics of software packages
Critique of existing knowledge
The biography of artefacts framework
Fitting standard software to non-standard organisations
Generification work in the design of global solutions
Technology choice and its performance : towards a sociology of software package procurement
Industry analysts and the labour of comparison
Passing the user : searching for expertise in globalised technical support
Discussion and conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-341) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Williams, Robin.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
ISBN:
9780415403979 (hardcover)
0415403979 (hardcover)
9780203891940 (e-book)
0203891945 (e-book)
OCLC:
213358049