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Building a dolmen: an ISD approach to the management of innovation

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dc.contributor.author Costello, Gabriel J.
dc.contributor.author Conboy, Kieran
dc.contributor.author Donnellan, Brian
dc.contributor.author Rochford, Colm
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-21T14:53:39Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-21T14:53:39Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1165
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper addresses a “challenge in practice” by describing the initial stage of an information systems development (ISD) project to support the management of innovation within a subsidiary of APC-MGE. To begin with, a review is presented of relevant literature on the management of innovation and on information systems development. The background of the case study is outlined and the advantages of a dialogical action research approach to ISD are discussed. Then the development of a conceptual model using the organizational analysis approach of Multiview2 is described. The work proposes to make a contribution in a number of areas. Firstly it provides empirical evidence of the role of innovation in an organ-izational transformation and the challenge of designing an information system to support this objective. Secondly it presents an example of using dialogical action research, recently intro-duced to the MIS discipline by Mårtensson & Lee, to develop an information system. Future work will involve tracking the implementation of the concept in order to evaluate its impact on the organization. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer-Verlag en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 16th International Conference on Information Systems Development;
dc.subject information systems en_US
dc.title Building a dolmen: an ISD approach to the management of innovation en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI


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