An Empirical Model of the Information Systems Development Process: A Case Study of an Automotive Manufacturer

Jim Hughes, Trevor Wood-Harper
2000 Accounting Forum  
This paper challenges the often-perceived view that the systems development process is almost exclusively technical and predominantly rational. This prevalent position is often coupled with a view of information systems methodology as providing common standards of practice and documentation. Whilst the authors are aware of other challenges to this prevailing paradigm this paper investigates the information systems development process from the viewpoints of those directly involved. The authors
more » ... ed Grounded Theory procedures to elicit a local empirical model of the information systems development process to discover what happens in practice.
doi:10.1111/1467-6303.00048 fatcat:7qx4uneomvaevnv5yx6ba2zwt4