An integrative semiotic framework for information systems: The social, personal and material worlds

@article{Mingers2014AnIS,
  title={An integrative semiotic framework for information systems: The social, personal and material worlds},
  author={John Mingers and Leslie P. Willcocks},
  journal={Information and Organization},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={48-70}
}
The paper argues that semiotics, the theory of signs and symbols, is at the heart of the representation and transmission of information and meaning, and is thus central, to communication and information systems, but especially in their contemporary, more virtualized forms. The paper is distinctive in eschewing post-structuralist uses of Saussurian semiotics, and recent theorizations of sociomateriality, instead developing an integrative framework grounded in Habermasian concepts, Peirceian… CONTINUE READING

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