First published in 1998, this book addresses the increasingly important social and organisational issues of information systems development both at the operational level and within a wider social context. Reflecting the environmental issues surrounding the development of information systems and the implementation of information technology. This book is aimed at supporting information systems courses incorporating a behavioural element or sociology courses with an information systems content.
Table of Contents
1. Organisation Technology: Prerequisites of Technology as an Agent of Social Change. Josef Hochgerner. 2. Critical Issues of Information Society. Savvas Katsikides. 3. Culture Gap or Culture Trap? Jane Young. 4. Organisational Analysis in Computer Science. Rob Kling. 5. The Social Context of Software Design. Harold Salzman. 6. Computer Networking and Interdisciplinary Research. Margit Pohl. 7. Geographic Information Systems: Do They Support Business Objectives. Graham Orange, Peter Dixon. 8. Strategies for the Introduction of Multimedia Systems. D J Moore, D J Hobbs. 9. Organisational Integration of Expert Systems: Case Studies on Phases of Design, Transfer, and Use. Werner Beuschel. 10. Participatory Standardisation of Information Infrastructure. Ole Hanseth , Eric Monteiro. 11. From System Development to Organisational Development? On the Role of User Participation in the System Development Process. Edeltraud Egger. 12. CSCW in Information System Application Development. Chris Dixon, Tony Stockman. 13. Enabling Group Work – Facilitation and CSCW Tightly Knitted. Johannes Gartner, Andrea Birbaumer.