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Boundary Disputes: Negotiating the Boundary Between the Technical and the Social in the Development of IT Systems

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1994
<mark>Journal</mark>Information Technology and People
Issue number1
Number of pages16
Pages (from-to)9-24
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Discusses the problematic nature of the boundary between the “technical” and the “social” and its consequences in respect of understanding the relationship between technological and organizational change. Illustrates the argument using material drawn from research on the implementation of a hospital information system and an R&D project to develop a knowledge-based system to assist the implementation of strategic change.