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An exploration of the real or imagined consequences of information systems research for practice

Avison, David; Gregor, Shirley


In this paper we attempt to assess the impact of IS research on practice. It is important to show a positive impact, if we can, so that academia, prospective students and the outside world more generally sees that the IS discipline has made a positive and major impact on organizations, people and society. Our research fills a gap as there has been little or no work to date that systematically assesses the effective relevance of IS research to practice. We find that the use of bibliometric...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Information Systems


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