The Role of IT in Organizational Networks, Individual Networks, and in Bridging These Two Levels

  • Andrea Carugati
  • Lapo Mola
  • Antonio Giangreco
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 7)


In this paper, we seek to understand the role of technology at the nexus between the two network levels: as outcome of the decision process at the organizational level and as object of use and performance at the individual level. We aim to capture the role of IT in bridging the individual practices in the context of the larger network system [22]. To do so, we draw on a longitudinal case study of the development and diffusion of a software for the operation and management of nursing homes.


Social networks Nursing home Organizational impacts of IS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and Social SciencesAarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Business AdministrationUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly
  3. 3.IESEG School of Management (LEM-CNRS)LilleFrance

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