Avgerou, Chrisanthi

Bricolage, Care and Information

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Table of contents

1. Introduction Information Systems and the Quest for Meaning — An Account of Claudio Ciborra’s Intellectual Journey
Giovan Francesco Lanzara

Part I. Tracing Ciborra’s Thought: From Institutional Economics to Phenomenology

2. The Mind or the Heart? It Depends on the (Definition of) Situation
Claudio U. Ciborra

3. Improvisation as Mood
Claudio U. Ciborra

4. Imbrication of Representations: Risk and Digital Technologies
Claudio U. Ciborra

5. Interpreting E-government and Development: Efficiency, Transparency or Governance at a Distance?
Claudio U. Ciborra

6. From Tool to Gestell: Agendas for Managing the Information Infrastructure
Claudio U. Ciborra, Ole Hanseth

7. The Platform Organization: Recombining Strategies, Structures, and Surprises
Claudio U. Ciborra

8. Formative Contexts and Information Technology: Understanding the Dynamics of Innovation in Organizations
Claudio U. Ciborra, Giovan Francesco Lanzara

9. Organizational Learning and Core Capabilities Development: The Role of IT
Rafael Andreu, Claudio U. Ciborra

10. From Thinking to Tinkering: The Grassroots of Strategic Information Systems
Claudio U. Ciborra

11. Reframing the Role of Computers in Organizations: The Transactions Costs Approach
Claudio U. Ciborra

12. Markets, Bureaucracies and Groups in the Information Society: An Institutional Appraisal of the Impacts of Information Technology
Claudio U. Ciborra

Part II. Building on Ciborra’s Legacy

13. Knowledge: Climbing the Learning Ladder to a ‘Phenomenological’ View
Andrea Resca

14. Organizing Technology: Of Hospitality
Martin Brigham, Lucas D. Introna

15. The Hospitality Metaphor as a Theoretical Lens for Understanding the ICT Adoption Process
Amarolinda Zanela Saccol, Nicolau Reinhard

16. Rigid Technology and Improvised Implementation: The case of ERP Systems
Amany R. Elbanna

17. Object Lessons and Invisible Technologies
Edgar A. Whitley, Mary Darking

18. Control Devolution as Information Infrastructure Design Strategy: A Case Study of a Content Service Platform for Mobile Phones in Norway
Petter Nielsen, Margunn Aanestad

19. Transaction Costs and Information Systems: Does IT Add Up?
Antonio Cordella

20. Dispositioning IT All: Towards a Theory for Thriving without Models
Jan O. Angell, Fernando M. Ilharco

Keywords: Business and Management, Organization, Economic History, Operation Research/Decision Theory, International Economics, e-Business/e-Commerce, IT in Business

Publication year
Technology, Work and Globalization
Page amount
445 pages
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