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Outsourcing has become one of the strategies adopted by businesses to manage their IS. During the last few years, the use of outsourcing has resulted in an increase in the volume of literature devoted to it. We decided therefore to analyse the literature with the aim of identifying the main topics, the methodologies most often applied and the authors and(More)
The study of Information Systems (IS) is a relatively new research area, thus an analysis of the latest literature could be useful to show what the researchers are doing and what can be done to improve our approach. With that purpose in mind, this article analyzes the articles published in the Management Information Systems Quarterly and Information &(More)
Purpose This paper has as its aim to analyse the evolution and current status of e-government, trying to deduce a series of basic principles for its success. Design/Methodology/Approach A case study has served to achieve that aim, but prior to its presentation, a short review of the e-government literature along with some facts and figures have made it(More)
In this paper we analyze the improvements in organizational behaviour needed to maximize the efficiency of information systems (IS). For this purpose, we have studied the mutual relationships among information technologies (IT), IS and organizational culture. Then, we focus on how the organizational culture influences this specific process distinguishing(More)
INTRODUCTION Critically ill patients suffer from oxidative stress caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS). Although ROS/RNS are constantly produced under normal circumstances, critical illness can drastically increase their production. These patients have reduced plasma and intracellular levels of antioxidants and free(More)
Purpose The widespread growth of Information Systems outsourcing on an international scale contrasts sharply with the somewhat limited development of this practice in Spain. That is why the present paper deals with the situation of Information Systems outsourcing in this country. Design/methodology/approach For this purpose, we have used the opinions and(More)