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The Work System Method for Understanding Information Systems and Information Systems Research
Communications of the Association for Information Systems
The work system method is a broadly applicable set of ideas that use the concept of "work system" as the focal point for understanding, analyzing, and improving systems in organizations, whether or not IT is involved. The premises underlying this method may be controversial in the IS community because they imply that the traditional jargon and concerns of IS practitioners and researchers address only part of the issues that should be covered and may discourage focusing on other core issuesdoi:10.17705/1cais.00906 fatcat:mmuh37ew3vemlityeokm6p7pei