To give an overview of the papers contained in this Special Issue.
Looks at how each of the papers reflects the theme of the Special Issue, “Complexity and IT design and evolution”.
The collection of papers in this Special Issue addresses complexity, drawing on 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.
Jacucci, E., Hanseth, O. and Lyytinen, K. (2006), "Introduction: Taking complexity seriously in IS research", Information Technology & People, Vol. 19 No. 1, pp. 5-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/09593840610649943Download as .RIS
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