Search for dissertations about: "Ola Henfridsson"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Ola Henfridsson.

  1. 1. IT-adaptation as sensemaking inventing new meaning for technology in organizations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ola Henfridsson; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IT-adaptation; sensemaking; information systems; ambiguity; identity; meaning; interpretive case study; email and conference systems; software support systems;

    Abstract : Noting how organizations today are increasingly dependent on IT for a broad range of organizational activities, the thesis starts from the observation that many IT-related endeavors nevertheless fail. In tracing part of the problem to the inability of many organizations to cope with changes in the surrounding material and social context, the emphasis is put on the processes by which IT-artifacts are adapted and re-adapted, after they have been put into daily use. READ MORE