Synthesizing information systems knowledge: A typology of literature reviews

@article{Par2015SynthesizingIS,
  title={Synthesizing information systems knowledge: A typology of literature reviews},
  author={Guy Par{\'e} and Marie-Claude Trudel and Mirou Jaana and Spyros Kitsiou},
  journal={Information & Management},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={183-199}
}
In this article we develop a typology of review types and provide a descriptive insight into the most common reviews found in top IS journals. Our assessment reveals that the number of IS reviews has increased over the years. The majority of the 139 reviews are theoretical in nature, followed by narrative reviews, meta-analyses, descriptive reviews, hybrid reviews, critical reviews, and scoping reviews. Considering the calls for IS research to develop a cumulative tradition, we hope more review… CONTINUE READING
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