Information systems: a "cargo cult" science?

  title={Information systems: a "cargo cult" science?},
  author={Amir M. Sharif},
  journal={J. Enterprise Inf. Management},
Purpose – This article seeks to revitalise and add to the debate on the rising and declining fortunes of the field of information systems, to contrast and compare this to computer science, and to argue for a review within the field of the scientific basis of the field in general. Design/methodology/approach – The article draws upon the existing debate within the information systems (IS) field and highlights pertinent IS debate and dogma from the historical past – including the notion of “cargo… CONTINUE READING