Book 2014

Design Science Methodology for Information Systems and Software Engineering

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ISBN: 978-3-662-43838-1 (Print) 978-3-662-43839-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. A Framework for Design Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-11

      What Is Design Science?

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      Chapter

      Pages 13-23

      Research Goals and Research Questions

  3. The Design Cycle

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-34

      The Design Cycle

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      Pages 35-40

      Stakeholder and Goal Analysis

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      Chapter

      Pages 41-49

      Implementation Evaluation and Problem Investigation

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      Chapter

      Pages 51-57

      Requirements Specification

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-69

      Treatment Validation

  4. Theoretical Frameworks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-91

      Conceptual Frameworks

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-106

      Scientific Theories

  5. The Empirical Cycle

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-120

      The Empirical Cycle

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      Chapter

      Pages 121-133

      Research Design

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-141

      Descriptive Inference Design

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      Chapter

      Pages 143-176

      Statistical Inference Design

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      Chapter

      Pages 177-199

      Abductive Inference Design

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-211

      Analogic Inference Design

  6. Some Research Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-223

      A Road Map of Research Methods

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      Chapter

      Pages 225-245

      Observational Case Studies

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      Chapter

      Pages 247-267

      Single-Case Mechanism Experiments

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-293

      Technical Action Research

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      Chapter

      Pages 295-317

      Statistical Difference-Making Experiments

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 319-332