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Title: Culture and IS: National cultural dimensions within IS discipline
Authors: Ali, M
Brooks, L
Keywords: Culture, IS, Cultural Characteristics, Cultural Levels, Cultural Layers, Cultural Dimensions, Cultural Milestones
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Bournemouth University
Citation: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the UK Academy for Information Systems (UKAIS), Bournemouth University, 10-11 April 2008, pp.1-14.
Abstract: The study of culture is rooted in sociology, social psychology, and anthropology. In particular, cultural anthropology seeks to understand the similarities and differences among groups of people in the contemporary world. Within the last 20 years, the practical relevance of researching cultural issues, and especially comparing phenomena across cultures, was questioned (Ferraro, 1990). However, the importance of cultural issues is becoming increasingly evident in many applied disciplines; these include the management of information technology (IT) (Davison and Martinsons, 2003). A normative literature review has been carried out in this paper to provide IS researchers with the milestones of studying culture in IS discipline
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