Information Technology Fashions: Lifecycle Phase Analysis

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Information Technology Fashions: Lifecycle Phase Analysis
Over the last decade, studies of management fashions have shown that the rise and fall of the fashions can be seen as a reflection of a knowledge enterprise, where knowledge of new management techniques is selectively proposed, promoted, and propagated by different stakeholders. This research on management fashions has yielded a number of insightful research questions and a set of methods for investigating them. Like management fashions, there are many IT fashions. Testing the extent to which the theory of management fashions apply to IT fashions help us better understand not only IT fashions but also what is generic to the fashion phenomenon and what is unique to particular fashions. This study contributes to this goal by building on an earlier work that tested three hypotheses that illuminate the similarities and differences between IT fashions and management fashions: the duration of its ascent period is (1) shortening over time, (2) shortening at a rate faster than that for manage...
Jintae Lee, Emilio Collar Jr.
Added 04 Jul 2010
Updated 04 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Authors Jintae Lee, Emilio Collar Jr.
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