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Theory - Still King but Needing a Revolution!

Gregor, Shirley


This commentary responds to Avison and Malaurent's (A&M) interesting perspective on the role of theory in qualitative articles published in information systems journals. A&M raise valid concerns with journal norms in respect to acceptance of novelty, tolerance for triviality, possibly unethical behaviour, and, implicitly, accepted epistemological practices for theorizing and theory development. Although I share many of their concerns about journal practice, I have serious concerns that readers...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Information Technology
DOI: 10.1057/jit.2014.22


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