Information Systems – Creativity and Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

IFIP WG 8.2 International Conference, CreativeSME 2009, Guimarães, Portugal, June 21-24, 2009. Proceedings

  • Gurpreet Dhillon
  • Bernd Carsten Stahl
  • Richard Baskerville

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 301)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Creativity and Innovation Challenges

  3. Challenges in Ensuring Effective Governance

    1. Jan Devos, Hendrik Van Landeghem, Dirk Deschoolmeester
      Pages 135-149
    2. Henrique S. Mamede, Luís Amaral
      Pages 150-157
  4. Challenges in Managing Knowledge

    1. Jessada Panyasorn, Niki Panteli, Philip Powell
      Pages 192-210
    2. Isabel Ramos, Margarida Cardoso, João Vidal Carvalho, José Ismael Graça
      Pages 211-223
  5. Organizational Challenges, Power and Politics

  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP WG 8.2 International Conference on the Role of Information Systems in Leveraging the Intelligence and Creativity of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, CreativeSME 2009, held in Guimarães, Portugal, in June 2009.

The 19 refereed papers presented were carefully selected from numerous submissions. The contributions feature design, managerial, behavioral, and organizational challenges and issues for knowledge management and innovation processes, initiatives and systems. They are grouped in topical sections on creativity and innovation challenges, challenges in ensuring effective governance, challenges in managing knowledge, and organizational challenges, power and politics.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Gurpreet Dhillon
    • 1
  • Bernd Carsten Stahl
    • 2
  • Richard Baskerville
    • 3
  1. 1.School of BusinessVirginia Commonwealth UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Informatics, The GatewayDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer Information SystemsGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-02387-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-02388-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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