Athanasia Pouloudi

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Inter-organizational systems operate in an area where there are many interested parties. If the views of these interested parties are not explored and taken into consideration before and during the development of an inter-organizational system, it is likely that the implementation of this system will be disappointing. This paper describes one approach to(More)
This paper considers the use of the stakeholder concept in the information systems literature and compares it with current concerns in the strategic management literature, where the concept originates. In information systems, the notion of stakeholder has been used in many different ways, which, however, tend to reflect a primarily descriptive or(More)
The application of emerging digital technologies such as e-mail, the World Wide Web and the Internet in the educational setting has received wide acceptance all over the world. One of the latest technological advancements being considered within the scope of learning is Interactive Digital Television. This paper examines the convergence of Interactive(More)
The digital economy is based on knowledge and the ultimate objective is the reinforcement of performance. The business strategy has been shifted from the management of tangible assets to intangible resources and the traditional competitive position of business units is based on their capacity for effective action. The main conclusion is that a knowledge and(More)
This paper explores the socio-technical approaches being developed in the Center for Health Informatics and Computing [CHIC] for addressing issues within healthcare that necessitate the integration of information systems with clinical and managerial development. A brief description of the health provision in the UK is given as a background to understanding(More)
Purpose – The paper aims to discuss the critical issue of learning and knowledge convergence in knowledge-intensive organizations, and to provide practical guidelines for effective strategies. Design/methodology/approach – The paper brings together previous research in knowledge management and provides a critique for the lack of integration of previous(More)
Companies are often unaware of the potential value of corporate information and extent of data held in their systems. It is increasingly argued that analysis of such data and information can be transformed into knowledge that in turn can be used to gain business benefits such as a competitive advantage, minimization of costs, improved quality,(More)
Received: 11 November 2005 Revised: 1 February 2006 Accepted: 20 February 2006 Abstract This paper examines how the use of mobile phones influences the temporal boundaries that people enact in order to regulate and coordinate their work and non-work activities. We investigate both the structural and interpretive aspects of socio-temporal order, so as to(More)
This paper explores the ways in which innovative information systems projects take on a life of their own. The paper begins by reviewing some of the more traditional ways of making sense of this phenomenon—resistance to change, escalation, and unintended results—before introducing the sociology of translation. This provides a theoretical framework for(More)