A systemic framework for the field of information systems

@article{Bacon2001ASF,
  title={A systemic framework for the field of information systems},
  author={C. James Bacon and Brian Fitzgerald},
  journal={Data Base},
  year={2001},
  volume={32},
  pages={46-67}
}
The main aim of this paper is to present a systemic framework of what the field of Information Systems (IS) is about; its connecting areas and its central theme. It was born out of a search for structure in providing a cohesive picture of the subject and field of IS for students and business managers. The average manager and executive has difficulty in obtaining an integrated and holistic view of information systems, and it is said that this leads to a lack of alignment between IS and the… 

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