Scoping the Discipline of Information Systems 1

  title={Scoping the Discipline of Information Systems 1},
  author={David E. Avison and Steve Elliot},
INTRODUCTION In reflecting on the academic discipline of information systems (IS) we might first look at what we mean by 'discipline'. Here we mean 'a branch of instruction or learning' though we do not wish to imply the desirability of, nor actual, agreement on a limited field of study nor total 'control', 'obedience' nor too much 'order' about what we research. This would give grounds for concern, for information systems is a pluralistic field, founded on knowledge from other, more… CONTINUE READING
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