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Conclusion

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Part of the Integrated Series in Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 23)

Abstract

Nearly thirty years ago Buss (1982) first observed that international information systems are different from domestic ones. Further research has addressed numerous aspects of global applications of information technology – but the question of why these systems are different and how they could be dealt with more successfully had not yet been answered. This research has contributed to bringing clarity into this field. It has resulted in a theory about international information systems that explains their specific nature and architecture, what affects the way in which they are built; and why their users will accept or reject them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information ManagementVictoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand

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