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Narrative action-nets: An approach to help theorize IT artifacts during process-oriented field studies

Erica L. Wagner
2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The paper synthesizes actor-network theory and narrative methodologies to identify four key tenets that are useful for researchers who aim to show how and why information technology matters in our studies  ...  This paper examines how combining narrative research methods with an actor-network perspective is valuable for the process-oriented field studies that adopt an ensemble-view of technology.  ...  I found that creating an information system, accepted and used by all organizational groups, requires not just the thoughtful consideration of who to involve in the implementation (c.f.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/Wagner04 fatcat:72ysao7rqrgllmw2ew4b4usos4

The Multiple Tensions of Organizational Hybridism: A Look at the Translation Perspective and Open Strategy in a Social Enterprise

Eduardo Villar, Natália Rese, Karina Roglio
2019 Revista Brasileira de Gestão De Negócios  
For the analysis and interpretation of the data an abductive logic and narrative analysis were used.  ...  Purpose -In this research we seek to understand how a social enterprise deals with the multiple tensions of organizational hybridism to achieve its strategic objectives.  ...  The use of actor network theor y contributed to this study, specifically in terms of using the translation perspective to study social enterprises.  ... 
doi:10.7819/rbgn.v21i3.4001 fatcat:ijljaw4m3rhknc2tc4mcprczxi

Information System Strategy for Opportunity Discovery and Exploitation: Insights from Business Model Transformation

Mun Kiat Sitoh, Shan Ling Pan, Xiaoming Zheng, Hao Chen
2013 International Conference on Information Systems  
Using an in-depth case study of a large enterprise that is designing its next business model, we find that an IS can be used to facilitate opportunity discovery in formulating the narrative and numeric  ...  For a large enterprise to design a new business model, business managers are unlikely to determine the precise set of choices required to create and capture value.  ...  A business model may be expressed as an organizational narrative that describes how an enterprise works (Magretta 2002) .  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/SitohPZC13 fatcat:ufsv6bctjvcrzlkvnvxopit2qi

Interplay of theory and practice: experiences from the Hungarian social enteprise field

Julianna Kiss
2020 Revista Iberoamericana de Economía Solidaria e Innovación Socioecológica  
of the social enterprise organizational field in Hungary.  ...  The research employs literature review to explore the main actors, approaches and narratives present, and the analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted in the spring of 2017 with 20 leaders of social  ...  the social enterprise organizational field in Hungary according to their preferred narratives.  ... 
doi:10.33776/riesise.v3i0.4541 doaj:2f68ff0a1774480183f3ff4b359bb95f fatcat:pptjw62eerdxjp4y3kdllr6erm

Aligning strategic objectives with organizational processes: a methodology for virtual enterprise implementation [chapter]

T. R. Gulledge, R. A. Sommer
1998 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
organizational processes in response to an external order that necessitates the formation of a virtual organization, and (2) the implementation and validation of the Operational Virtual Enterprise Methodology  ...  Our primary thesis is that an organization can design and implement process interfaces to other internal or external virtual partner organizations to rapidly reconfigure processes for producing a product  ...  ) and plan to reengineer (change) accordingly.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35321-0_8 fatcat:oj4ef7kemff5xbk2k4kbxlkppm

Entrepreneurial Storytelling in Organizational Discourse

Birgitta Borghoff
2018 ILCEA  
Combining network and community, one can say that communities comprise networks of relationships whilst the emergence of networks can be due to members that are committed to a joint enterprise. 2.  ...  The focus of this study is on the analysis of typical narrative, design, networking and discourse patterns (see Fig. 1 ). 3.  ... 
doi:10.4000/ilcea.4700 fatcat:afyt3votybal7g6wff7ox3ziru

Introduction [chapter]

Albert Fleischmann, Werner Schmidt, Christian Stary
2015 S-BPM in the Wild  
Each level corresponds to a certain level of organizational maturity, and can be achieved either A. Fleischmann  ...  Infrastructures, in terms of both organizational and technical characteristics, such as project-like organization of work, service-oriented architectures and cloud computing, need to be integrated along  ...  Open Access This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License, which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17542-3_1 fatcat:5bth4gfbtrfrdhtpqkcv4xnp5m

Misunderstandings and Misjudgments about Security: A Dialogical Narrative Analysis of Global IT Offshoring

Gurpreet Dhillon, Dan Harnesk
2016 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
We use the concept of narrative networks to understand interactions between technology and organizations and the emergent implications.  ...  The narratives in technology in use and enactment of organizational forms display multiple third men, with features that modify the initial understandings of an agreement to implement technical systems  ...  In this paper we use Narrative Networks (Pentland and Feldman 2007) and Dialogical Research (Bakhtin 1981) as an analytical tool to describe patterns of technology in use and enactment of organizational  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/DhillonH16 fatcat:rgrcmdqsvzfmveqoniypa4qlpi

Intra-Preneurship and Enrolment: Building Networks of Ideas

Andrea Whittle, Frank Mueller
2008 Organization  
195] In this paper we draw on and develop an actor-network perspective on organizational entrepreneurship -the study of enterprising behaviour within the firm.  ...  By revealing the political tactics and power plays involved in this enrolment process, our study contributes to the actor-network literature by highlighting the link to organizational power and politics  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Economic and Social Research Council for supporting the research upon which this article is based; grant numbers 00429934467 and 026270239. Notes  ... 
doi:10.1177/1350508408088539 fatcat:4ak7dcmpcrhmpohchy5uwn73ci

iZindaba Zokudla: A conversation about food systems change in South Africa

Naudé Malan
2020 Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development  
are offered that utilize narratives and other cues to build such networks (that, in turn, can lead to the formation of enterprises).  ...  The Lab allows stakeholders and actors to develop projects, networks, and relationships among themselves, and this has implications for systemic change.  ... 
doi:10.5304/jafscd.2020.101.016 fatcat:nixy4imep5dvlnu2gvol7gite4

Organizational Assimilation of Technology in a Sunrise Industry – A Story of Successes and Failures [chapter]

Ravi A. Rao, Rahul De'
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In addition, actor network theory (ANT) is used to analyze the role of heterogeneous actors in altering the structures as the actor network adapts to the technological innovations and changing contexts  ...  and shifting organizational contexts.  ...  To overcome the challenges of conducting an empirical study using structuration theory, Pozzebon and Pinsonneault (2005) recommend narrative studies using temporal bracketing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38862-0_34 fatcat:tzhvjq254jfdnkopnfl3ygpsgy

Beyond Stability vs. Change Dilemma: Everyday Practices and Routines as Sources of Organizational Life

Zofia Patora-Wysocka
2017 Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review  
DEC-2011/03/D/HS4/01651 entitled "Internationalization as a factor initiating change in the enterprise" financed by the National Science Centre and conducted by the University of Social Sciences in the  ...  Acknowledgements and Financial Disclosure The article came into being within the project no.  ...  Pentland and Ju Jung (2016) propose a framework for the crucial elements of rapid change of organizational routines. They adapted the concept of narrative network by Pentland and Feldman (2007) .  ... 
doi:10.15678/eber.2017.050112 fatcat:tzd3qhei7bf3rbtzr7ovseq6ja

Security Issues with Mobile IT: A Narrative Review of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

2019 Journal of Information Engineering and Applications  
The use of employee-owned mobile devices such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc., to access business enterprise content or networks otherwise referred to as of 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) has further  ...  In this study, the authors explored a narrative review that focuses on the theoretical underpinnings of vast works of literature that revealed significant information on the conceptual framework, existing  ...  MET includes (but not limited to) the use of employee-owned mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets to access business enterprise content or networks otherwise referred to as of 'Bring Your Own  ... 
doi:10.7176/jiea/8-1-07 fatcat:sz7kb36w4zailohcvkmkgxvelm

Page 1262 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 90, Issue 4 [page]

2003 Psychological Abstracts  
Changes brought by the Internet will force enterprises to be- come more agile and responsive.  ...  However, the same changes force a need to deploy integrated information systems, and to have business processes in place to facilitate rapid decision-making, and optimize the extended supply chain by integrating  ... 

Interconnecting Information Systems Narrative Research: An End-to-End Approach for Process-Oriented Field Studies [chapter]

Erica L. Wagner
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This study presents an end-to-end narrative research approach that is particularly useful for describing, undertaking, and understandingprocess-orientedfield research.  ...  By exploiting a narrative research strategy at all stages of the empirical work, researchers are better equipped to see the interconnectivity of stories and to follow the change process as it unfolds.  ...  This focus is particularly useful for studying IT -enabled organizational change because it "connects individual stories, experiences and actions to social events, processes, and organizational Part 7:  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35634-1_20 fatcat:d3intwc77vaglfpl2nakx7v4qi
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