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Rogers' innovation process in organizations: Information systems implementation in educational organizations
This is an interpretive case study of two school districts that implemented an integrated curriculum and administrative information system. Rogers' Innovation Process in Organizations was used as a conceptual model for understanding information systems implementation. During the redefining/restructuring stage of the innovation process, issues that emerged were identified when the school districts tried to create a fit between the new information system and their organization. Major findings were that (1) there was a poor match between the capabilities of the information system and the needs of the district, (2) The web-based overlay of the system was not well tested before being implemented by the schools, and (3) the organizational structure of the implementation made creating a fit difficult. From the findings, the author proposed a conceptual model that identifies information systems and school needs on two axes—administration and curriculum. The model would allow schools to better match their needs with prospective information systems. ^
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Bellum, Jon Michael, "Rogers' innovation process in organizations: Information systems implementation in educational organizations" (2003). ETD collection for University of Nebraska - Lincoln. AAI3078604.