The field of management emerged in response to the challenges of the industrial age that is now coming to an end. Since its inception, the information systems (IS) research community has argued that the information technology will bring fundamental challenges to the forces that underpin the way we organize our work. The IS discipline played a significant role in bringing the end of the industrial age, fulfilling its early promises. However, the IS community is struggling to find a way to move beyond the powerful institutional and intellectual hegemony based on the industrial-age organization. The proposed panel will take up this challenge and debate several ways of going beyond the hegemony of industrial age organization that has dominated both research and education of the field.
Yoo, Youngjin; Ein-Dor, Phillip; Jarvenpaa, Sirkka; King, John L.; and Krishnan, Ramayya, "Un-Haunting From the Ghost We Killed: IS Research and Education in the Post-Industrial Economy" (2008). ICIS 2008 Proceedings. 59.