Advances in Research Methods for Information Systems Research

Data Mining, Data Envelopment Analysis, Value Focused Thinking


ISBN: 978-1-4614-9462-1 (Print) 978-1-4614-9463-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5


  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-13

    Logical Foundations of Social Science Research

  4. Chapter

    Pages 15-22

    Overview on Decision Tree Induction

  5. Chapter

    Pages 23-43

    An Approach for Using Data Mining to Support Theory Development

  6. Chapter

    Pages 45-61

    Application of a Hybrid Induction-Based Approach for Exploring Cumulative Abnormal Returns

  7. Chapter

    Pages 63-77

    Ethnographic Decision Tree Modelling: An Exploration of Telecentre Usage in the Human Development Context

  8. Chapter

    Pages 79-91

    Using Association Rules Mining to Facilitate Qualitative Data Analysis in Theory Building

  9. Chapter

    Pages 93-107

    Overview on Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines

  10. Chapter

    Pages 109-126

    Reexamining the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Productivity Using Regression Tree- and MARS-Based Analyses

  11. Chapter

    Pages 127-138

    Overview on Cluster Analysis

  12. Chapter

    Pages 139-150

    Overview on Data Envelopment Analysis

  13. Chapter

    Pages 151-164

    ICT Infrastructure Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Analysis of Six West African Countries from 1995 to 2002

  14. Chapter

    Pages 165-181

    A Hybrid DEA-/DM-Based DSS for Productivity-Driven Environments

  15. Chapter

    Pages 183-196

    Overview of the Value-Focused Thinking Methodology

  16. Chapter

    Pages 197-221

    A Hybrid VFT-GQM Method for Developing Performance Criteria and Measures

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 223-231