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Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 175; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-04015

Transdisciplinarity and Information Systems: IT Governance in the Digitalisation of Healthcare

Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg, Forskningsgången 6, SE 417 56 Gothenburg, Sweden
Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Published: 9 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY)
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Abstract

The term disciplinarity seems not to have a commonly accepted definition but it relates to a specific field of academic study. Disciplinary is an adjective related to the branch of learning or knowledge. When talking about a discipline, it is not merely a body of knowledge but also a set of practices by which the knowledge is acquired, confirmed, implemented, preserved, and reproduced. Post (2009) argues that questions of disciplinarity seek criteria for validating the “eccentric” angle of vision of a particular “intellectual” community in terms of its methodology, subject matter, curriculum or its shared purpose. The discussion in this essay focuses on transdisciplinarity and information systems
Keywords: transdisciplinarity; IT governance; disciplinarity transdisciplinarity; IT governance; disciplinarity
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