Systems for Sustainability-or Sustainability for Systems?
Sustainability demands recognition of diversity. Recognition of diversity means admitting to that which is going on around us. The Systems Movement has too long been engaged in a self-referential discourse on methodologies developed for what have been usefully, if uncritically, defined as ‘Information Systems’. Despite attempts to broaden the agenda from the more traditional technical arena into the social realm, Data Processing, Management Information Systems and Requirements Analysis remain at the heart of most Information Systems practice and therefore in much of the associated epistemological and methodological development.
KeywordsManagement Information System System Movement Requirement Analysis Emergent Technology Audit Profession
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