Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems

Volume 1

  • Leslie P. Willcocks
  • Chris Sauer
  • Mary C. Lacity

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Leslie P. Willcocks, Chris Sauer, Mary C. Lacity
      Pages 1-16
  3. Information Systems Research: Retrospect and Prospect

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Mats Lundeberg, Richard L. Baskerville, Robert M. Davison, Chrisanthi Avgerou
      Pages 48-65
  4. Metholodological Practice in Information Systems Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Michael D. Myers, Allen S. Lee, Robert D. Galliers, Joe Nandhakumar, Harry Scarbrough, Matt Germonprez et al.
      Pages 112-148
  5. Generalizability in Information Systems Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. John N. Williams, Eric W. K. Tsang
      Pages 151-178
  6. The Role of Theory in Information Systems Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. David Avison, Julien Malaurent
      Pages 213-237
    3. Allen S. Lee, M. Lynne Markus, Ola Henfridsson, Deborah R. Compeau, Fernando Olivera, David Silverman et al.
      Pages 238-297

About this book


This edited two-volume collection presents the most interesting and compelling articles pertaining to the formulation of research methods used to study information systems from the 30-year publication history of the Journal of Information Technology .


Information Technology Research Economics Business International information system Information Technology (IT) methods Open Source organization

Editors and affiliations

  • Leslie P. Willcocks
    • 1
  • Chris Sauer
    • 2
  • Mary C. Lacity
    • 3
  1. 1.London School of Economics and Political ScienceUK
  2. 2.University of OxfordUK
  3. 3.University of MissouriUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56112-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-50985-7
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