Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Information Technology and Organizations
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Brian P. Bloomfield, Rod Coombs, David Knights, and Dale Littler

Abstract

This book is concerned with the ways in which organizations design, build and use information technology (IT) systems. In particular it looks at the interaction between these IT-centred activities and the broader management processes within organizations. The authors adopt a critical social science perspective on these issues, and are primarily concerned with advancing theoretical debates on how best to understand the related processes of technological and organizational change. To this end, the book examines and deploys recent work on power/knowledge, actor-network theory and critical organiz ... More

Keywords: information technology, financial services, hospitals, management processes, technological change, actor-network theory, critical organization theory, information systems, organizational change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198289395
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian P. Bloomfield, editor
Lancaster University

Rod Coombs, contributor
Manchester School of Management, UMIST

David Knights, contributor
University of Keele
Author Webpage

More

Subscriber Login

Forgotten your password?

Contents

View: