Infomateriality

Kreps, DGP ORCID: 0000-0002-5776-2888 2018, Infomateriality , in: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 13-16 December 2018, San Francisco, USA.

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Abstract

This paper argues for the notion of 'infomateriality' as an orientation for IS research and as an alternative to and in distinction from sociomateriality. It sees Orlikowski’s relatively recent exposition of sociomateriality as developing out of her earlier work, which was heavily influenced by Giddens’ structuration theory. Tracing the key philosophical tradition of process studies, through Bergson and Whitehead, and how they can be used and combined in response to Orlikowski’s work, it presents its critique of sociomateriality as a springboard and justification for the idea of infomateriality.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of 39th International Conference on Information Systems
Publisher: Association for Information Systems
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Funders: British Academy
Depositing User: Dr DGP Kreps
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 11:38
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2018 20:20
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/48644

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