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Exploring Facilitators of Transition and Adoption to Agile Methods: A Grounded Theory Study

Taghi Javdani Gandomani, Hazura Zulzalil, Abdul Azim Abdul Ghani, Abu Bakar Md. Sultan, Khaironi Yatim Shairf
2014 Journal of Software  
Conducting a Grounded Theory study on Agile transformation process, involving 33 Agile experts across 13 different countries showed that Agile transition and adoption needs to be supported by several facilitators  ...  Thus, organizations are faced with a lot of challenges during the transition and adoption process. Providing facilitators can make transition process easier and faster.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to express their special thanks to all the participants. Also thank to anonymous reviewers that their comments led to better explaining and shaping of this study.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.9.7.1666-1678 fatcat:vcsqyp474zhzrddz6ewtwj6jla

The implementation of apprenticeship policy in the national health service in England: a grounded theory study

Denise Baker
The researcher was granted privileged access to key participants at the centre of the action, which has enabled the development of a new model of implementation using constructivist grounded theory methodology  ...  in Britain's history of vocational education and training.  ...  The use of a degree apprenticeship offers a credible alternative for employers, and the introduction of the apprenticeship levy should enable flexibility in the development of individuals and the workforce  ... 
doi:10.48773/97q2q fatcat:4pyeytvhj5dlpg7dvu4qni2t3u

Linking Local Projects With Global Processes: Learning From Transdisciplinary Collaborations in African Cities

Zarina Patel, Flurina Schneider, Katsia Paulavets
2022 Frontiers in Sustainable Cities  
Finally, the significance of transdisciplinary research by early career scholars in and of Africa serves to shift the political economy of research on Africa, contributing to the transformative potential  ...  The central role of science and robust data sets as a means for advancing sustainable development has gained traction across science and policy communities globally.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors acknowledge the contributions from all Principal Investigators who contributed to this study, and Saskia Greyling (University of Cape Town) and Stefanie Burkhart (Goethe University  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsc.2022.806053 fatcat:z3wvuqtu5fealjawzuy7dxxzsq

Agile Transition and Adoption Frameworks, Issues and Factors: A Systematic Mapping

Milos Jovanovic, Antoni-Lluis Mesquida, Antonia Mas, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
2020 IEEE Access  
Finally, a list of 154 situational factors affecting the agile transition and adoption process is proposed.  ...  This paper provides a Systematic mapping of the available frameworks, issues and factors affecting a successful agile transition and adoption process.  ...  inadequate and dysfunctional training [7] , [14] , [15] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2967839 fatcat:lms4pgyn3nhyhjrdqm24rofvra

(Re)constructing Myself: the process of transition to motherhood for women with a disability

Denise Lawler, Cecily Begley, Joan Lalor
2015 Journal of Advanced Nursing  
This chapter presents the background and context of this grounded theory study.  ...  I did complete a one day training session on the practical application and use of Nvivo 8.  ...  APPENDICES Appendix 8 Participant information and consent forms for phase one and two of the study Appendix 8A Letter to women meeting inclusion criteria for the first phase of the study (n=54) Appendix  ... 
doi:10.1111/jan.12635 pmid:25691270 fatcat:vd3i5ypatne23hqpmelhs3j4sq

Where is My Pay? Critical Success Factors of a Payroll System – A System Life Cycle Approach

Mohan Thite, Kuldeep Sandhu
2014 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
Based on the case study of a flawed payroll system in a large and complex public sector organization in Australia, we highlight the key success factors using the system life cycle approach underpinned  ...  While payroll processing is a routine transactional activity, poor design and implementation of payroll system can cause immense harm to employee and organizational well-being.  ...  Document analysis, as part of grounded theory approach, is a potent way to carry out qualitative research (Bowen, 2009) .  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v18i2.820 fatcat:5ogoujuxm5elflm6i5rftytvxi

Digitalization or flexibilization? The changing role of technology in the political economy of Japan

Saori Shibata
2021 Review of International Political Economy  
Instead, the paper draws on Regulation Theory to argue that the introduction of digitalization is part of a wider process of neoliberalization.  ...  Based on qualitative interviews with managers in the hospitality industry and union officials, the paper depicts a process that contrasts starkly with the more optimistic view adopted by some commentators  ...  I also thank the three anonymous reviewers and the editor for the constructive review process. Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the author(s).  ... 
doi:10.1080/09692290.2021.1935294 fatcat:yulfwrmpxbhfpeilxqqerbdsci

Emergence of the connectivist leadership paradigm a grounded the.pdf

Freddie Covington
This thesis explored the conceptualization of a more collective and connected form of leadership called Connectivist Leadership in the context of the Asia region leading the world with highly networked  ...  The theory is contextually anchored on the rise of networking technology and its transformative impact on knowledge and instructional environments.  ...  aspects of the grounded theory process as intended by Strauss and Corbin (1998) .  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14330588.v1 fatcat:6ul2rtxwivdnjoduben5i62pcm

Searching for masculine capital: Experiences leading to high drive for muscularity in men

Christian Edwards, Gyozo Molnar, David Tod
2017 Psychology of men & masulinity  
Men's stories focused on a set of dysfunctional childhood and adolescent socio-cultural interactions, including forms of symbolic violence, between them and significant others.  ...  This study advances knowledge by revealing the socio-cultural and personal processes participants believed led to their high DFM.  ...  the formation of a high DFM reflects developmental processes and developmental theory informed the presented diagram.  ... 
doi:10.1037/men0000072 fatcat:vkye7vmug5ekflyqp4edfvods4

Exodus of clergy: The role of leadership in responding to the call

Shaun Joynt
2017 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
A practical theological grounded theory approach was used to discover the properties of the category 'leadership'.  ...  Semi-structured interviews were conducted and data were coded using Glaser and Strauss's grounded theory methodology.  ...  Acknowledgements The author wants to thank Trudi Joynt for the proofreading of this article and Prof. Eleanor Lemmer (UNISA) for the critical reading of this article.  ... 
doi:10.4102/hts.v73i4.4625 fatcat:7zbvrxxppbg6hh4c7mpazxjk6u

ASEAN Experimental Researches on Health and Exercise Sciences

Dr. Soumendra Saha
2018 International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences  
Impact of emotionality, mood and autonomic factors, and impacts of differential biofeedback interventions on mood and emotional regulation, and also impact of autonomic competence and mood factors on reaction  ...  Differential impacts of isokinetic training and conventional physiotherapeutic exercise intervention on perceived discomfort and pain in osteoarthritis patients was also investigated.  ...  on the ground.  ... 
doi:10.22376/ijpbs/lpr.2018.8.4.aseansp.iii.66-236 fatcat:rvxrn3n3azh43bq3ppm5gl6wea

Exploratory Study of Polyvagal Theory and Underlying Stress and Trauma That Influence Major Leadership Approaches

2022 Journal of Applied Business and Economics  
The paper also explains the findings of research studies demonstrating the correlation between neurocognitive processes and three leadership approaches: transactional, transformational and servant leadership  ...  The main forces highlighted are polyvagal theory, underlying stress, and trauma. A literature review provides a description of the fundamental neural and cognitive drivers of leadership.  ...  This process may occur through mentoring or training.  ... 
doi:10.33423/jabe.v24i1.5044 fatcat:peavnhrc2rg2jgsdipmwkkxjum

Interventions for information systems introduction in the NHS

Stuart Maguire, Udechukwu Ojiako
2007 Health Informatics Journal  
The five sites were all at different stages of system development and the research was carried out using a combination of participant observation and action research.  ...  This article provides a historical review of five long-term interventions which were undertaken within the NHS.  ...  The interventions undertaken at the five sites have revealed a seemingly chaotic situation existing within the NHS in relation to its introduction of IS.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1460458207082978 pmid:18029405 fatcat:fxcji72uyvfofg4brejuimbjhq

From the publisher: The Journal Human Technology: An Ongoing Resource for Human-Technology Research

Antti Hautamäki
2012 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
Human Technology is published by the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä and distributed without a charge online.  ...  Human Technology is an interdisciplinary, scholarly journal that presents innovative, peer-reviewed articles exploring the issues and challenges surrounding human-technology interaction and the human role  ...  CONCLUSIONS This article presented the SAI survey (Lehane & Huf, 2005 based on classification criteria that arose from a grounded theory analysis of users' descriptions of their computer use.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201205141648 fatcat:4fitvkdkcfbkpcmzdd66hqu3ti

OUP accepted manuscript

2018 International Journal for Quality in Health Care  
The coding process in the grounded theory tradition entails creating and allowing codes to emerge as the data collected is studied and as a result the coding process may eventually take the study into  ...  The data collection and analysis in this study sought to be guided by grounded theory methods to 'ground' the research process and product in the data.  ...  Use made of the Information Grounded theory is a theory generating research methodology and the researcher should refrain from having a pre-defined theoretical framework.  ... 
doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzy204 pmid:30247629 fatcat:ntat3c2dffbkzi4uwzocheyqkq
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