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Models of Internet governance

Lawrence B. Solum

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter presents a typology of various models of governance forms that impinge, or are assumed to impinge, on the Internet. Five such models are analysed. One model is based on a view of the ... More


Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This textbook provides an accessible theoretical analysis of the organizational impact of information technologies. It seeks to examine and comment upon the myriad ways in which actors, ... More


Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Brian P. Bloomfield (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book is concerned with the ways in which organizations design, build and use information technology (IT) systems. In particular it looks at the interaction between these IT-centred activities ... More


Representation 3: Risk, Control, and the Escape of Uncertainty

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

The elimination of risk and uncertainty seems to be one of the key objectives underlying systematization. This chapter returns to themes introduced earlier in the book and considers those risks that ... More


Implementation and Innovation

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

Implementation is the crucial phase of development in which technical capabilities and strategic objectives combine to produce economically effective systems in particular organizations. Where ... More


Knowledge Management Meets the Virtual Organization in the Newspaper Industry

Jennifer J. Gristock

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Virtual organisation is introduced in this chapter as a bottomless vessel of semantic vacuity that is waiting to be filled with meaning. Since there is no concrete definition for the notion of ... More


Getting Inside Industry–PSR Linkage: A Novel Research Approach

Wendy Faulkner, Jacqueline Senker, and LÉa Velho

in Knowledge Frontiers: Public Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Biotechnology, Engineering Ceramics, and Parallel Computing

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288336
eISBN:
9780191684586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288336.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

Policy research has not been able to offer further details regarding the diversity in both the degree and type of industry-PSR linkage. Although some of the literature on innovation and on the ... More


Management, Information, and the Labour Process

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter applies the Labour Process Theory to the shifting relations between technology and organization, and begins to put information technology into a historical context. It examines the ... More


Information, Representation, and Organization

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces the notion of representation, a recurring theme throughout the text. It examines how we construct and view ourselves, others, and the material world, when we work, and ... More


The Virtual Organization?

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called virtual organization through a detailed consideration of that ubiquity of modern office life: the email system and associated groupware ... More


Master of my Domain: The Politics of Internet Governance

Daniel Paré

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Because Internet use has become widespread and there is an increase in the range of its applications, this implies that the outcome of alternative types of governance will have major consequences for ... More


Introduction: The Problematic of Information Technology and Organization

Brian P. Bloomfield, Rod Coombs, David Knights, and Dale Littler

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This introductory chapter sets out the starting-point for the Programme on Information and Communication Technology's (PICT) research on information technology (IT) and organizations, and thus ... More


‘We Should be Total Slaves to the Business’: Aligning Information Technology and Strategy—Issues and Evidence

David Knights, Faith Noble, and Hugh Willmott

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reviews the academic literature on information technology (IT) strategy. Conventionally, questions of IT strategy centre on the issue of how the appropriate fit between organizations and ... More


Paper Traces: Inscribing Organizations and Information Technology

Brian P. Bloomfield and Theo Vurdubakis

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores what is represented by the word and when we speak of ‘technology and organization’ in the same breath. A specific focus is on the form of intermediation that constitutes the ... More


Networking as Knowledge Work: A Study of Strategic Inter-Organizational Development in the Financial Services Industry

David Knights, Fergus Murray, and Hugh Willmott

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents a case study of a project to inaugurate an EDI system in the financial services industry. Here the actor-network approach is deployed to analyse the formation of this electronic ... More


Putting Information Technology in its Place: Towards Flexible Integration in the Network Age?

Fergus Murray and Hugh Willmott

in Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates the role allocated to technology within current ideas on the development of new organizational forms — and in particular the notion of networked organizations. Critical of the ... More


The Business of Technology Expectations

Neil Pollock and Neil Williams

in How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198704928
eISBN:
9780191774027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704928.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Strategy

Drawing upon the Sociology of Expectations, the chapter conceptualizes industry analysts as commercial ‘promissory organizations’: prolific producers of future-oriented research. To chart their many ... More


In the Interests of the Poorest and Most Marginalized

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This concluding chapter highlights some of the most important changes that need to be made in ICT4D policies and practices if these technologies are to be used to empower poor and marginalized people ... More


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