Qualitative research in the field of information systems is gaining popularity. This paper explores the use of action research as a qualitative research method in information systems. In particular, a form of action research known as appreciative inquiry is examined for possible use in information systems research.
This paper presents theatrical improvisation and emotions as two interconnected catalysts that may prove useful in creating active learning environments. By embracing paradox, a pillar of improvisation, we may be able to create stronger emotional connections with students and enhance learning. Motivated by a desire to understand ourselves better as teachers… (More)
E lectronic commerce is possibly the most promising information technology application that enterprises have seen in recent years. It has revolutionized supply-chain management and has enormous potential for retail merchandising and brokerages. PC Warehouse and Dell Computers report more than $1 million in daily Internet sales. According to OpenMarket… (More)