Robert M. Davison

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Despite the growing prominence of canonical action research (CAR) in the information systems discipline, a paucity of methodological guidance continues to hamper those conducting and evaluating such studies. This article elicits a set of five principles and associated criteria to help assure both the rigor and the relevance of CAR in information systems.(More)
BACKGROUND In post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) there is a need for self-rating scales that are sensitive to treatment effects and have been tested in a broad range of trauma survivors. Separate measures of frequency and severity may also provide an advantage. METHODS Three hundred and fifty-three men and women completed the Davidson Trauma Scale(More)
Ž . The balanced scorecard BSC has emerged as a decision support tool at the strategic management level. Many business leaders now evaluate corporate performance by supplementing financial accounting data with goal-related measures from the following perspectives: customer, internal business process, and learning and growth. It is argued that the BSC(More)
Introduction Over the last two decades, much of the developed world has been transformed by what are now termed Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). These technologies exert an impact on most aspects of our lives-in economic activities, education, entertainment, communication, travel, etc. They have also been inextricably linked with economic(More)
Purpose – To develop a model that can explain the “government to e-government” transition process. Design/methodology/approach – Reviews the literature on and practice of e-government, as well as the related literature of strategic alignment and maturity models for technology adoption. Offers evidence for the model’s validity through case-type material from(More)
Literature on the institutional adoption of information technology (IT) can be classified into two approaches, one emphasizing rationalistic goal-oriented behavior and the other focusing on external forces. These approaches, however, are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Organizations adopt IT both to achieve efficiency and in response to a variety of(More)
This study firstly examines the current literature concerning ERP implementation problems during implementation phases and causes of ERP implementation failure. A multiple case study research methodology was adopted to understand “why” and “how” these ERP systems could not be implemented successfully. Different stakeholders (including top management,(More)