Enterprise Information Systems as Objects and Carriers of Institutional Forces: The New Iron Cage?

April 2004
Journal of the Association for Information Systems;Apr2004, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p151
Academic Journal
Examines the enterprise information systems which bind organizations to fundamental choices about how their activities should be organized. Enterprise information systems as carriers of institutional logics; Resolution of institutional misalignments caused by the introduction of new systems; Enterprise information systems as objects of institutional forces in the "chartering" and "project" phases.


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