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Large-scale information system integration: rational and political perspectives

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2 Author(s)
Tae Kyung Sung ; Dept. of Inf. Syst., Sung Kyun Kwan Univ., Seoul, South Korea ; D. V. Gibson

It is shown that the initiation and implementation of a large-scale composite information system within a complex organization can be viewed from both rational and political perspectives. In the rational perspective, large-scale composite information systems were argued for on the grounds of providing increased information processing efficiency and effectiveness at decreased costs. The political perspective suggests that such rationally based arguments may, at least in part, mask covert power and control interests and strategies

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System Sciences, 1989. Vol.IV: Emerging Technologies and Applications Track, Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Hawaii International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

3-6 Jan 1989