Organizational Dynamics of Technology-Based Innovation: Diversifying the Research Agenda

IFIP TC 8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, June 14–16, Manchester, UK

  • Tom McMaster
  • David Wastell
  • Elaine Ferneley
  • Janice I. DeGross
Conference proceedings TDIT 2007

DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-72804-9

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 235)

Table of contents (44 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Conferences as Epistemological Experiments

    1. Conferences as Epistemological Experiments
      David Wastell, Tom McMaster
      Pages 1-12
  3. Keynotes and Invited Papers

  4. Novel Perspectives in Innovation Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. An Exploration of Information Systems Adoption
      Deborah Bunker, Karlheinz Kautz, Anhtai Anhtuan
      Pages 85-99
    3. Re-Searching Commonality Differently
      Brian Webb
      Pages 101-114
    4. User-Led Innovation in Call Center Knowledge Work
      Beryl Burns, Ben Light
      Pages 133-147
    5. The Identity, Dynamics, and Diffusion of MIS
      Tor J. Larsen, Linda Levine
      Pages 163-177
  5. Software Process Improvement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Use of Appreciative Inquiry in Successful Process Improvement
      Anna Börjesson, Lena Holmberg, Helena Holmström, Agneta Nilsson
      Pages 181-196
    3. Measuring Process Innovations and Improvements
      Anna Börjesson, Anders Baaz, Jan Pries-Heje, Magnus Timmerås
      Pages 197-216
    4. The Views of Experts on the Current State of Agile Method Tailoring
      Kieran Conboy, Brian Fitzgerald
      Pages 217-234

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Editors and affiliations

  • Tom McMaster
    • 1
  • David Wastell
    • 2
  • Elaine Ferneley
    • 1
  • Janice I. DeGross
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SalfordSalfordUK
  2. 2.University of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  3. 3.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-72803-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-72804-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5736