Structuration to Research in Information Systems

Jesús Alberto Andrade


Information and communications technologies cannot be studied in isolation from their social contexts. Structuration is a theory that has been in the information systems field; it might be a promising avenue to better understand how technologies interact within organizations. Because technology and information systems cannot usefully be studied in isolation from their social contexts, this paper analyzes how Giddens”™ Structuration Theory is used to offer a theoretical understanding between technology and information systems, and organizational structure and social practices. The idea being that social systems and information systems and technologies are structures that adapt well to strengthen the role of human beings as actors within the organizations.

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Universidad del Zulia /Venezuela/ opción/ /ISSN: 1012-1587 / e-ISSN: 2477-9385

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