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Information and Knowledge Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 5 Issue 1

The Institutional Character of Computerized Information Systems

Rob Kling, Suzanne Iacono

Examines how important social and technical choices become part ofthe history of a computer‐based information system (CBIS). Argues thatCBIS should be developed in terms…

Legitimation in Information Systems Development: A Social Change Perspective

H.K. Klein, R.A. Hirschheim

Defines legitimation. Proposes six social factors or forces foranalysing the current bases for legitimation in information systemsdevelopment. Argues that if the…

The Nick Experiment Reinterpreted: Implications for Developers and Evaluators of Groupware

Gail L. Rein, Clarence A. Ellis

Reinterprets data from an empirical study conducted in 1987 –the Nick Experiment – concerned with the interaction betweentechnology, team and task. Combines data with…



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