Bricolage, Care and Information: Claudio Ciborra's Legacy in Information Systems Research

Hardcover | November 15, 2009

EditorChrisanthi Avgerou, Giovan Francesco Lanzara, Leslie P. Willcocks

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Claudio Ciborra was one of the most innovative thinkers in the field of information systems. This book explains the intellectual contribution of Ciborras work in a substantial introductory chapter, contains the most significant of his articles, and provides a sample of research that draws from his ideas.

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Claudio Ciborra was one of the most innovative thinkers in the field of information systems. This book explains the intellectual contribution of Ciborras work in a substantial introductory chapter, contains the most significant of his articles, and provides a sample of research that draws from his ideas.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.59 × 6.35 × 1.28 inPublished:November 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220738

ISBN - 13:9780230220737

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Information Systems and the quest for meaning--G.F. Lanzara
TRACING CIBORRA'S THOUGHT: FROM INSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS TO PHENOMENOLOGY 
The Mind Or The Heart? It Depends on (The Definition of) The Situation--C. Ciborra
Improvisation As Mood--C. Ciborra
Imbrication of representations: Risk and digital technologies--C. Ciborra
Interpreting e-government and development: efficiency, transparency or governance at a distance? C. Ciborra
From Tool to Gestell: Agendas for managing the information infrastructure--C. Ciborra and O. Hanseth
The Platform Organization: recombining strategies, structures, and surprises--C. Ciborra
Formative contexts and information technology: understanding the dynamics of innovation in organizations--C. Ciborra and G. F. Lanzara
Organizational learning and core capabilities development: the role of IT--C. Ciborra and R. Andreu
From thinking to tinkering: the grassroots of strategic information systems--C. Ciborra
Reframing the Role of Computers in Organizations: The Transactions Costs Approach--C. Ciborra
Markets, Bureaucracies and Groups in the information Society: An Institutional Appraisal of the Impacts of Information technology--C. Ciborra


BUILDING ON HIS LEGACY
Climbing the Learning Ladder to a Phenomenological View; A. Resca
Hospitality, Improvisation and Gestell: A Phenomenology of Mobile Information--M. Brigham and L. D. Introna
The Hospitality Metaphor as a theoretical lens to understand the process of ICT adoption--A. Zanela Saccol
The Validity of the Improvisation Argument in the Implementation of Rigid Technology: The Case of ERP Systems; A. Elbanna
Object Lessons and Invisible Technologies; E. A. Whitley and M. Darking 
Control Devolution as Information Infrastructure Design Strategy: A Case Study of a Content Service Platform for Mobile Phones in Norway--P. Nielsen and M. Aanestad 
Transaction Costs and Information Systems: Does IT Add Up? A. Cordella
Dispositioning IT all: a theory for thriving without models; I. Angell and F. Ilharco