Anita Mangan

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What are the infrastructural possibilities for introducing novel ICT based services in the international multi-modal logistics environment? The specific case of nascent realtime reporting potentials for cold chain transport and handling in a hybrid data carrier environment is explored and an infrastructural analysis indicates the technical suitability of a(More)
Modern information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been heralded as a key enabler of more integrated, flexible, network forms of organising. In this paper we critically examine such claims by drawing on evidence from a longitudinal, interpretive study of the strategic use of IT within the Irish credit union movement. While various economic and(More)
This paper reflects on the use of socially constructed categories in the analysis of a failed attempt to introduce a standardised information system (ISIS) in the Irish League of Credit Unions. Beginning with a brief overview of the various definitions of social constructionism and a description of the ISIS project, the paper then outlines two previous(More)
Extended Abstract Modern information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been heralded as a key enabler of more integrated, flexible, network forms of organizing, thereby promoting the " free and unfettered exchange of information across boundaries " and inspiring " the transformation of all types of institutions " (Conference Theme, ICIS 2004). In(More)
This paper explores technological innovation in a learning setting known as a „living lab‟. Living labs are a relatively new methodological approach to action-oriented, developmental research, which embeds novel technologies in real world settings and aspires to reveal learning through the ongoing conversations and debates between participants. Social and(More)
Modern information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been heralded as a key enabler of more integrated, flexible, network forms of organising. In this paper we critically examine such claims by drawing on evidence from a longitudinal, interpretive study of the strategic use of IT within the Irish credit union movement. While various economic and(More)
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