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Author Checkland, Peter.

Title Information, systems, and information systems : making sense of the field / Peter Checkland and Sue Holwell
Published Chichester ; New York : Wiley, [1998]


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 W'PONDS  303.4833 Che/Isa  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The Field of Information Systems and its Problems. 1. The Field of Information Systems: Crucial but Confused. 2. Information Systems: The Anatomy of a Confusion -- Pt. 2. Basic Thinking: Information in Support of Purposeful Action. 3. Organizations: The Main Context of Work on Information Systems. 4. Information in Support of Action -- Pt. 3. Rhetoric and Reality in the IS Field. 5. The Information System which Won the War. 6. Soft Systems Methodology in Action Research. 7. Experiences in the Field -- Pt. 4. A Concept of the Field. 8. The Field of Information Systems
Summary This text provides a practical approach to the task of realising information systems in organizations and a coherent account of the field based on that experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, made available by netLibrary
Subject Information technology.
Management information systems.
Author Holwell, Sue.
LC no. 97034187
ISBN 0471958204 (cloth)