Bill Emerson

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UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: With this study we aimed to describe a "true world" picture of severe paediatric 'community-acquired' septic shock and establish the feasibility of a future prospective trial on early goal-directed therapy in children. During a 6-month to 1-year retrospective screening period in 16 emergency departments (ED)(More)
The research question that underpins this paper is 'What are the novel features of IS design practice 'in the wild'? In order to help answer this question, a theoretical perspective that focuses on practitioners' 'situated practical theory' in the 'co-production' of IS designs is adopted. The context for this study is that firms operating in the IT sector(More)
In recent years, environmental concerns have led to a significant increase in the number and scope of compliance imperatives across all global regulatory environments. The complexity and geographical diversity of these environments has caused considerable problems for organizations, particularly those in high-technology industries. This paper first employs(More)
Researchers report mixed findings on the successful application of information technologies (IT) for Knowledge Management (KM). Action Research, with its emphasis on praxis and on the importance 'practical theory,' is an ideal vehicle for deepening the IS field's understanding of developing IT-enabled Knowledge Management Systems. It can also help identify(More)
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