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Title: Research on information systems failures and successes: status update and future directions
Authors: Dwivedi, Yogesh K.
Wastell, David
Laumer, Sven
Henriksen, Helle Zinner
Myers, Michael D.
Bunker, Deborah
Elbanna, Amany
Ravishankar, M.N.
Srivastava, Shirish C.
Keywords: Change management
IS failure
IS implementation
IS success
Work systems
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Springer Science+Business Media
Citation: DWIVEDI, Y.K. ... et al, 2015. Research on information systems failures and successes: status update and future directions. Information Systems Frontiers, 17 (1), pp. 143-157.
Abstract: Information systems success and failure are among the most prominent streams in IS research. Explanations of why some IS fulfill their expectations, whereas others fail, are complex and multi-factorial. Despite the efforts to understand the underlying factors, the IS failure rate remains stubbornly high. A Panel session was held at the IFIP Working Group 8.6 conference in Bangalore in 2013 which forms the subject of this Special Issue. Its aim was to reflect on the need for new perspectives and research directions, to provide insights and further guidance for managers on factors enabling IS success and avoiding IS failure. Several key issues emerged, such as the need to study problems from multiple perspectives, to move beyond narrow considerations of the IT artifact, and to venture into underexplored organizational contexts, such as the public sector. © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York.
Description: The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10796-014-9500-y
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1007/s10796-014-9500-y
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16922
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10796-014-9500-y
ISSN: 1387-3326
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