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The Emergence of Boundary Spanning Competence in Practice: Implications for Implementation and Use of Information Systems
This paper investigates how an organizational competence in boundary spanning emerges in practice by drawing on the concepts of boundary spanner and boundary object, and shows how boundary spanners-in-practice use various organizational and professional resources including the influence that comes with being nominated to boundary Spanners' roles to create the new joint field.
Innovating or Doing as Told? Status Differences and Overlapping Boundaries in Offshore Collaboration
Investigation of offshore application development projects finds that differences in country contexts gave rise to a number of boundaries that inhibited collaboration effectiveness, while differences in organizational contexts were largely mediated through organizational practices that treated vendor centers and captive units similarly.
Turning a Community into a Market: A Practice Perspective on Information Technology Use in Boundary Spanning
It is demonstrated how, as IT was used to support the exchange and combination of depersonalized objects, other aspects of the practice also changed and the related changes in these diverse aspects of a boundary-spanning practice supported the trend toward greater objectification.
Social Media and Their Affordances for Organizing: A Review and Agenda for Research
Social media—computer-mediated tools of the Web 2.0 generation that make it possible for anyone to create, circulate, share, and exchange information in a variety of formats and with multiple…
Representations and actions: the transformation of work practices with IT use
Social media affordances and governance in the workplace: An examination of organizational policies
Examination of organizations' reactions to social media evolved from being solely concerned with risk management to also considering its value-generating potential, and a third type of association is discovered between employees and organization is discovered.
Digital Entrepreneurship and Its Sociomaterial Enactment
This paper illustrates the example of an online dating service, eHarmony, to highlight how sociomaterial practices of business, knowledge, and institutional entrepreneurship are manifest and synergistic and outlines a research agenda to develop these ideas.
Trans-Situated Learning: Supporting a Network of Practice with an Information Infrastructure
A model of what the authors call trans-situated learning that is supported by the local universality of an information infrastructure whose use becomes embedded with other infrastructures is proposed.
Danger is in the eye of the beholders: Social representations of Information Systems security in healthcare
- E. Vaast
- Computer ScienceJ. Strateg. Inf. Syst.
- 1 June 2007
Social Media Affordances for Connective Action: An Examination of Microblogging Use During the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
This study contributes to research on social media use by paying close attention to how distinct patterns of feature use enact emerging roles and considers how the patterns offeature use for emerging groups of actors are intricately and mutually related to each other.