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Complexity and IT design and evolution.

Author/Creator:
Jacuzzi, Edoardo.
Publication:
Bradford : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2006.
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1 online resource (116 pages)
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Subjects:
Information technology.
Management information systems.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The collection of papers in this e-book "Complexity and IT Design and Evolution" addresses complexity drawing upon multi-faceted, multi-theoretical lines of inquiry. Frameworks from complexity science, institutional theory, social science, philosophy, and recent thinking in science and technology studies (STS) are used as theoretical lenses to conceptualize and analyze complexity in IS and to offer ways to mitigate it.
Contents:
Cover
CONTENTS
EDITORIAL BOARD
Introduction
Toward a complexity theory of information systems development
Interpreting socio-technical co-evolution
Fluids or flows? Information and qualculation in medical practice
Self-destructive dynamics in large-scale technochange and some ways of counteracting it
Information out of information: on the self-referential dynamics of information growth.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Hanseth, Ole.
Lyytinen, Kalle.
Other format:
Print version: Jacuzzi, Edoardo Complexity and IT design and evolution
ISBN:
9781845449339
9781845449322
OCLC:
568468355