Discusses the role of theory in applied research. Applies several theoretical perspectives from organizational science to the subject of organisational support for end‐user computing. Concludes that a variety of theoretical perspectives gives a richer understanding of the phenomenon, a source of testable propositions, and a possibility to integrate and combine models. States the purpose of the paper is to stimulate researchers to understand and use existing theory.
Robey, D. and Zmud, R. (1992), "Research on the Organization of End‐User Computing: Theoretical Perspectives From Organizational Science", Information Technology & People, Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 11-27. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003542
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