Tag Archives: Skills for Business Enquiry

MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry – Research Paradigms

1.Levy, Yair and Ellis, Timothy J (2006) ‘A Systems Approach to Conduct an Effective Literature Review in Support of Information Systems Research’, Informing Science: International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline, 9: 181-212. 1.Levy2006-System Approach to Literature Review 2.Rosenzweig, P. (2007). … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Critique – Systems Approach to Literary Review & Misunderstanding Performance due to Halo Effect

A Systems Approach to Conduct an Effective Literature Review in Support of Information Systems Research – Yair Levy and Timothy J. Ellis 1.Levy2006-System Approach to Literature Review Misunderstanding the Nature of Company Performance: THE HALO EFFECT AND OTHER BUSINESS DELUSIONS … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry – Preliminary Research Question

Title: Which contextual, behavioural & social factors are responsible for making an innovation technically efficient or inefficient? Overview: While reading the Abrahamson’s article on ‘Managerial fads and fashions: The diffusion and rejection of innovations‘, a doubt came to our mind … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry – Research Questions

1.  Abrahamson, E. (1991) ‘Managerial fads and fashions: The diffusion and rejection of innovations’, Academy of Management Review, 16(3): 586-612. 1.Abrahamson1991-Managerial Fads And Fashion 2(a).  Pfeffer, J. and Sutton, R. I. (2006) ‘Evidence-based management’, Harvard Business Review, 84(1): 62–74. 2a.Pfeffer2006-Evidence … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Critique – Managerial fads & fashions, Evidence based management

This is a critique on the following articles on management strategies by Abrahamson and Pfeffer & Sutton, it was written as part of week 4 readings in Skills for Business Enquiry course 1.  Abrahamson, E. (1991) ‘Managerial fads and fashions: … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry – Knowing, Believing and Acting

The following readings were discussed 1.  Brannick, T. & Coghlan, D. (2006). ‘To Know and to Do: Academics’ and Practitioners’ Approaches to Management Research’.Irish Journal of Management, 26(2), 1–22 1.Brannick2006-To Know and To Do 2.  Huff, A.S. (2000). ‘Citigroup’s John … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry – Critical Thinking

The following articles were discussed 1.Deep Play-Notes on Balinese Cockfight-Geertz1971 Geertz C. (1971) Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight. In: Geertz C. Myth, Symbol and Culture. New York: W.W. Norton, 1–37. 2.Managerial Succession and Organizational Effectiveness-Grusky1963 Grusky, O. (1963) … Continue reading

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MIS40910 – Skills for Business Enquiry Syllabus

University College Dublin College of Business and Law Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School MIS10040 Skills for Research Enquiry MSc in iBusiness – Innovation through ICT (F/T and P/T) Prof Donncha Kavanagh Centre for Innovation, Technology & Organisation (CITO), email: research.ft@ucd.ie … Continue reading

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