The Contributions of Alessandro D’Atri to Organization and Information Systems Studies

Spagnoletti, Paolo and Baskerville, Richard and De Marco, Marco (2013) The Contributions of Alessandro D’Atri to Organization and Information Systems Studies. In: Baskerville, Richard, De Marco, Marco, Spagnoletti, Paolo (ed.) Designing organizational systems: an interdisciplinary discourse. Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation (1). Springer, Berlin , Heidelberg, p. 1-18. ISBN 978-3-642-33370-5.

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This book is dedicated to the memory of Professor Alessandro (Sandro) D'Atri, who passed away in April 2011. Professor D'Atri started his career as a brilliant scholar interested in theoretical computer science, databases and, more generally information processing systems. He journeyed far in various applications, such as human-computer interaction, human factors, ultimately arriving at business information systems and business organisation after more than 20 years of researc hbased on "problem solving". Professor D'Atri pursued the development of an interdisciplinary culture in which social sciences, systems design and human sciences are mutually integrated. Rather than retrospection, this book is aimed to advance in these directions and to stimulate a debate about the potential of design research in the field of information systems and organisation studies with an interdisciplinary approach. Each chapter has been selected by the Editorial Board following a double blind peer review process. The general criteria of privileging the variety of topics and the design science orientation and/or empirical works in which a design research approach is adopted to solve various field problems in the management area. In addition several chapters contribute to the meta-discourse on design science research.


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Item Type: Monograph Section
Research documents and activity classification: Book Sections > Monograph's chapters
Divisions: Department of Business and Management > CeRSI (Information Systems Research Centre)
Additional Information: This chapter has been kindly made available by Springer.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Design research. Complexity theory. System theory.
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/10 Business Organisation
Area 09 - Industrial and Information Engineering > ING-INF/05 Data Processing Systems
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33371-2_1
Deposited by: Paolo Spagnoletti
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2013 08:32
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2015 00:14


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