Situated information systems: supporting routine activity in organisations

@article{Johnston2005SituatedIS,
  title={Situated information systems: supporting routine activity in organisations},
  author={Robert B. Johnston and Vivienne Waller and Simon K. Milton},
  journal={IJBIS},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={53-82}
}
Information systems in organisations are built to assist human actors to engage in goaldirected work activity. There is a certain traditional approach to information system design which has become crystallised in the standard Information Engineering Methodologies that are widely promulgated by practitioners, consultants and educators. We argue that this traditional approach is informed by a particular theory about the nature of human goal-directed action which emphasises the role of mental… CONTINUE READING
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