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The activity domain as the nexus of the organization
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2011 (English)In: International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, ISSN 1758-9800, Vol. 1, no 3, 247-272 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The development, acquisition, adaptation, and diffusion of Enterprise Systems in organizations pose immense challenges. These challenges need to be addressed by considering the system in a wider context, where aspects of individual knowledge, sense-making, technology, and organizing are taking into account. In this paper, the Activity Domain Theory is suggested as a unifying framework for these areas in one respect – the coordination of actions. The central constructs in this theory are the activity domain, which frames a social unit providing some capability that the organization needs; and the activity modalities, which represent innate predispositions for coordinating actions. Empirical results from the telecom industry are used to validate the approach in the areas of Organizational Design, Information Systems, and System Engineering

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InderScience Publishers, 2011. Vol. 1, no 3, 247-272 p.
Keyword [en]
activity domain theory, activity domain, activity modalities, organisational anatomy, organisational design, system engineering, information systems, ERP-systems, PLM-systems, coordination
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Information Systems, Social aspects
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-111335DOI: 10.1504/IJODE.2011.041164OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-111335DiVA: diva2:755465
Available from: 2014-10-14 Created: 2014-10-14 Last updated: 2014-10-14Bibliographically approved

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