Information Systems and Qualitative Research

Proceedings of the IFIP TC8 WG 8.2 International Conference on Information Systems and Qualitative Research, 31st May–3rd June 1997, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Allen S. Lee
  • Jonathan Liebenau
  • Janice I. DeGross

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Information Systems and Qualitative Research

    1. A. S. Lee, J. Liebenau
      Pages 1-8
  3. Overviewing and Assessing Qualitative IS Research

  4. Interpretation and IS Requirements Definition

  5. Illustrating, Experiencing, and Being Critical in Ethnography

  6. Interviewing and the Interviewer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. M. Janson, T. Guimaraes, A. Brown, T. Taillieu
      Pages 303-323
  7. The Social and Political Context of IS

  8. Developments in Qualitative Methods

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 571-571

About this book


This book contains the papers presented and discussed at the conference that was held in May/June 1997, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and that was sponsored by Working Group 8.2 of the International Federation for Information Processing. IFIP established 8.2 as a group concerned with the interaction of information systems and the organization.
Information Systems and Qualitative Research is essential reading for professionals and students working in information systems in a business environment, such as systems analysts, developers and designers, data administrators, and senior executives in all business areas that use information technology, as well as consultants in the fields of information systems, management, and quality management.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Allen S. Lee
    • 1
  • Jonathan Liebenau
    • 2
  • Janice I. DeGross
    • 3
  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontréalCanada
  2. 2.London Schools of EconomicsLondonUK
  3. 3.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-5487-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-35309-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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