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Given the pervasiveness of information technology (IT) in human life at multiple levels – from individuals, to teams, organizations, markets, countries, and society – an increasing number of researchers have looked for alternative ways to study technology and organization interactions. One of the main perspectives that have been articulated by several(More)
In this paper we explore how management of sustainability in organisations can be supported by business intelligence (BI) systems. We suggest that BI has an important role to play in helping organisations implement and monitor sustainable practices. We pay particular attention to one phase of any BI project, the information planning phase, i.e., the(More)
Understanding how information technology (IT) transforms individual, organizational, and societal ways of being is becoming increasingly complex and discourses on IT present opportunity and risk as two inseparable sides of the same phenomenon. Among the themes that extend throughout practitioner literature, and have emerged gradually in the academic(More)
Giddens' structuration theory is increasingly used in studies assessing IT-based organizational change. However, few studies, if any, have focused on how to empirically apply this " meta-theory ". In this article, over twenty IS studies published in the last ten years which used structuration theory were reviewed. We extend previous research by analyzing(More)
The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the critical influence that initial organizational decisions regarding power and knowledge balance between internal members and external consultants have on the global–local negotiation that characterizes configurable packages implementation. To do this, we conducted an intensive research study of a(More)
Parmi les nouvelles formes de technologies qui envahissent la recherche et la pratique en Systèmes d'Information, les SI configurables réfèrent aux technologies assemblées à partir d'un éventail de composantes afin de répondre aux exigences spécifiques d'un client et de son entreprise. Des progiciels comme ERP sont de bons exemples d'IS configurables parce(More)
This paper focuses on local adaptations, referring to the significant or subtle changes local firms make in their local business processes and rules in order to fit with a generic application system, and to the changes they make in the features of a generic application system. Local adaptations are therefore bidirectional in nature. Although several studies(More)