Geographic information technologies, structuration theory, and the world trade center crisis

@article{Harrison2007GeographicIT,
  title={Geographic information technologies, structuration theory, and the world trade center crisis},
  author={Teresa M. Harrison and Theresa A. Pardo and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Gil-Garc{\'i}a and Fiona Thompson and Dubravka Juraga},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2007},
  volume={58},
  pages={2240-2254}
}
have long claimed significant advantages to bringing a spatially oriented perspective to bear on organizational and policy decision making, however, for a variety of reasons , these advantages have been more difficult to realize in practice than might be supposed. In this article, we argue that awareness and appreciation of the potential value of GIT changed dramatically as a result of the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks on September 11, 2001. We use a structurationist theoretical perspective… CONTINUE READING

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