Mis problems and failures: a socio-technical perspective

  title={Mis problems and failures: a socio-technical perspective},
  author={R. Bostrom and J. Heinen},
  journal={Management Information Systems Quarterly},
This article provides, by means of a hypothetical example, the procedures to be followed in applying the Socio- Technical-Systems Approach to information systems design. The need for this approach was presented in the first part of this article which appeared in the September Issue of the MIS Quarterly. Here the authors provide an overview of the Socio- Technical-Systems procedure and show how it could be used in redesigning an information system used by the circulation department of a large… Expand
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