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Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism: a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice

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Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism : a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice. / Vega, Arturo; Brown, David.

Researching the future in information systems: IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference, Turku, Finland, June 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. ed. / Mike Chiasson; Ola Henfridsson; Helena Karsten; Janice I. DeGross. Berlin : Springer, 2011. p. 249-268 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 356).

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Vega, A & Brown, D 2011, Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism: a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice. in M Chiasson, O Henfridsson, H Karsten & JI DeGross (eds), Researching the future in information systems: IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference, Turku, Finland, June 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol. 356, Springer, Berlin, pp. 249-268. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21364-9_16

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Vega, A., & Brown, D. (2011). Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism: a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice. In M. Chiasson, O. Henfridsson, H. Karsten, & J. I. DeGross (Eds.), Researching the future in information systems: IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference, Turku, Finland, June 6-8, 2011. Proceedings (pp. 249-268). (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 356). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21364-9_16

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Vega A, Brown D. Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism: a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice. In Chiasson M, Henfridsson O, Karsten H, DeGross JI, editors, Researching the future in information systems: IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference, Turku, Finland, June 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. 2011. p. 249-268. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21364-9_16

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Vega, Arturo ; Brown, David. / Systems of innovation, multidisciplinarity and methodological pluralism : a realist approach to guide the future of information systems research and practice. Researching the future in information systems: IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference, Turku, Finland, June 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. editor / Mike Chiasson ; Ola Henfridsson ; Helena Karsten ; Janice I. DeGross. Berlin : Springer, 2011. pp. 249-268 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology).

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