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The increasing importance of Knowledge Management (KM) has prompted many researchers to examine facets of the topic. However, understanding the acquisition of KM software in organisations and particularly the factors and conditions that affect the acquisition process has been largely ignored in the literature. Here we argue that incorporating an(More)
This paper investigates the decisions and factors affecting the implementation of a corporate portal to support knowledge management processes in a global IT-Management consultancy firm. Employing a conceptual framework based on Activity Theory, this study offers some new insights into the implementation of a portal with due consideration of the case(More)
Keywords: Knowledge management Software Misalignment Institutional theory Consultancy firm a b s t r a c t Inspired by the proposition that " Enterprise IS configurations chosen by the organisations will encode institutionalised principles into these systems " (Gosain, 2004, p. 169), this study seeks to draw attention to potential sources of misalignment(More)
IS post-adoption behavior has received significant attention in prior studies. Evidence suggests that a set of factors entice individuals' continuance usage toward an information technology product. However traditional models of IT continuance usage generally do not account for product-level factors (e.g. brand influence) and mainly focus on predicting(More)
Underpinned by the work of Schultze and Boland (2000) on situated knowledge work context, and using Bourdieu's (1990) theory of practice, this paper draws attention to potential sources of likely misalignment between Knowledge Management (KM) software and the implementing organisation. Using the case of a global IT-Management consultancy firm, the paper(More)
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