Implementation as a form of institutional innovation: theory development from empirical investigations of eight IT projects

T. Rickards, C. De Cock, S. Moger, A.W. Pearson, H. Roberts, H. Salt
1996 Proceedings of HICSS-29: 29th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper deals with hvo related studies of IT implementation. The action research component involved the setting up of 'creativitv club' workshops to support implementation of IT projects in four organizations. The dynamics of these clubs are examined within an interpretive paradigm. The second component collected data on the wider implementation characteristics of the four projects and those of a 'matched' set of projects in four additional organizations. It is proposed that the studies
more » ... at the studies support a reconceptualisation of implementation as a form of institutional innovation within which creativity can be regarded as a process of meaning creation and socinl learning.
doi:10.1109/hicss.1996.495305 dblp:conf/hicss/RickardsCMPRS96 fatcat:qntwazqfpzgtpkwggsh4p54eke