Marius A. Janson

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This paper focuses on the relationship between information systems (IS) and organizational processes from the perspective of the rationality of actors and their actions. The terms rational and rationality that are used in theoretical writings and in everyday life denote a multiplicity of meanings. The idea of reason has been connected with the disposition(More)
Habermas's theory of communicative action (TCA) has made a significant impact on information systems (IS) research. However, the expected benefit to IS application has lagged due to a gap between IS theory informed by Habermas’s ideas and IS practice. This paper re-states the concepts central to communicative action theory and from that perspective(More)
This case study illustrates how one woman was able to take advantage of a variety of hospice bereavement services. In addition to attending monthly social support group meetings and six therapeutic support group sessions, Lillian received 12 home visits or approximately 18 hours of individual support. Not all hospice survivors became so intensely involved(More)