Scientific Research in Information Systems

A Beginner's Guide

  • Jan Recker

Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Basic Principles of Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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      Pages 3-10
  3. Conducting Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
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      Pages 25-43
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      Pages 45-64
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      Pages 65-110
  4. Publishing Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
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      Pages 113-140
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      Pages 141-147
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      Pages 149-150
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 151-162

About this book


This book is designed to introduce doctoral and other higher-degree research students to the process of scientific research in the fields of Information Systems as well as fields of Information Technology, Business Process Management and other related disciplines within the social sciences. It guides research students in their process of learning the life of a researcher. In doing so, it provides an understanding of the essential elements, concepts and challenges of the journey into research studies. It also provides a gateway for the student to inquire deeper about each element covered​. Comprehensive and broad but also succinct and compact, the book is focusing on the key principles and challenges for a novice doctoral student.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Jan Recker
    • 1
  1. 1., School of Information SystemsQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbane, QLDAustralia

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