Diversity and Scientific Progress in the Information Systems Discipline

  title={Diversity and Scientific Progress in the Information Systems Discipline},
  author={Ali Farhoomand and Donald H. Drury},
The Information Systems (IS) discipline is over a third of a century old. It is a multidisciplinary field of study that covers areas related to the management, deployment, and use of information technology. In response to this extended reach and the growing needs and requirements of its stakeholders, the IS community successfully solidified its foundations through institutionalization and professionalization. However, in light of a complex patronage structure, undisciplined diversity, and… CONTINUE READING

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