A business school professor of Organizational Behavior travels on sabbatical to a school of Information Science in order to take courses in IS/IT and learn more about their intersection with OB and Organization Theory. This article offers his irreverent and amusing story of his journey, but with a serious point. He concludes that it is time for IS academics to stop asking themselves questions about the practicality of their discipline, about whether or not they have a coherent paradigm, and indeed whether or not they are a science at all, and just get on with their work. And that work is studying and writing about the organizational use of information systems and information technology.
Field, R. (2001). The Behavioral Tourist: Reflections on a Journey to the Land of IS. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 7, pp-pp. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.00720
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