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Inclusive design in IS: Why diversity matters

Olbrich, Sebastian; Trauth, Eileen M.; Niederman, Fred; Gregor, Shirley


After decades of research and ambitious political programs, we still observe imbalances in the treatment of people on the basis of gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and social background. Such an issue raises questions about the degree to which information systems can help to overcome such imbalance; for instance, if design principles can be formalized to reshape information systems’ design into a different, more-inclusive direction. We contend that IS...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Communications of the Association for Information Systems


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