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Using actor network theory ideas in information systems research: a case study of action research

Research output: Working paper

Publication date2004
Place of PublicationN/A
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Publication series

NameProceedings of UKAIS 2004


Actor-Network Theory has found some favour in information systems research as a tool for interpretation and description of sociological phenomena surrounding the use of information systems. This paper presents the case of a more proactive use in an action research project within a Corporate Bank. Here the researchers used the ideas as a device for understanding the turbulent social and political context of the research and to plan and manage the intervention