Organizational Dynamics of Technology-Based Innovation: Diversifying the Research Agenda

IFIP TC 8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, June 14–16, Manchester, UK

  • Tom McMaster
  • David Wastell
  • Elaine Ferneley
  • Janice I. DeGross
Conference proceedings TDIT 2007

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 235)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Conferences as Epistemological Experiments

    1. David Wastell, Tom McMaster
      Pages 1-12
  3. Keynotes and Invited Papers

  4. Novel Perspectives in Innovation Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Deborah Bunker, Karlheinz Kautz, Anhtai Anhtuan
      Pages 85-99
    3. Brian Webb
      Pages 101-114
    4. Beryl Burns, Ben Light
      Pages 133-147
    5. Tor J. Larsen, Linda Levine
      Pages 163-177
  5. Software Process Improvement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Anna Börjesson, Lena Holmberg, Helena Holmström, Agneta Nilsson
      Pages 181-196
    3. Anna Börjesson, Anders Baaz, Jan Pries-Heje, Magnus Timmerås
      Pages 197-216
    4. Kieran Conboy, Brian Fitzgerald
      Pages 217-234
  6. Actor Network Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Amany R. Elbanna
      Pages 253-266
    3. Henrik C. J. Linderoth
      Pages 267-281
    4. Juan Rodon, Joan Antoni Pastor, Feliciano Sesé
      Pages 297-314
    5. Su-Yi Lin, Mike W. Chiasson
      Pages 315-330
    6. Riikka Vuokko, Helena Karsten
      Pages 331-342
  7. Technological Interlude: The Case of RFID

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 343-343
    2. Claudio Huyskens, Claudia Loebbecke
      Pages 345-361
    3. Ann Brown, Anjali Bakhru
      Pages 363-376
  8. Firm Level Adoption Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 377-377
    2. Arturo Vega, Mike Chiasson, David Brown
      Pages 379-392
    3. Cheng Zhang, Lili Cui, Lihua Huang, Chenghong Zhang
      Pages 393-407
    4. Boumediene Ramdani, Peter Kawalek
      Pages 409-429
    5. Ala M. Abu-Samaha, Ibrahim Mansi
      Pages 431-442
  9. Position Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 443-443
    2. Peter Baloh, Maria E. Burke
      Pages 451-456
    3. David Bray
      Pages 457-462
    4. Gabriel J. Costello, Brian Donnellan, Ivor Gleeson, Colm Rochford
      Pages 463-468
    5. Allen Higgins
      Pages 475-479
    6. Liaquat Hossain, Zhao Shenshen, Shahriar Hasan Murshed
      Pages 481-486
    7. Laurie J. Kirsch, Sandra A. Slaughter, Mark H. Haney
      Pages 487-490
    8. Thomas Matthias, Leonie Miller, Peter Caputi, Rohan Jayasuriya, David Willis
      Pages 491-495
    9. Chris Sauer, Blaize Homer Reich, Andrew Gemino
      Pages 497-502
    10. Ramanjit Singh, Bob Wood, Trevor Wood-Harper
      Pages 503-506
    11. Chuan-Hoo Tan, Xue Yang, Hock-Hai Teo
      Pages 507-511
    12. David Wastell
      Pages 513-518

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

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Editors and affiliations

  • Tom McMaster
    • 1
  • David Wastell
    • 2
  • Elaine Ferneley
    • 1
  • Janice I. DeGross
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SalfordSalfordUK
  2. 2.University of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  3. 3.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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