Innovation and hybrid genres: disturbing social rhythm in legal practice.

Horton, Keith and Davenport, Elisabeth (2004) Innovation and hybrid genres: disturbing social rhythm in legal practice. In: Twelfth European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Turku, Finland, June 14th-16th 2004, Turku, Finland.

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This paper explores the non-adoption of an innovation via the concept of hybrid genres, that is digital
genres that emerge from a non-digital material precedent. As instances of innovation these are often
resisted because they disturb the order of activity and balance of power relations in a given situation,
or require users to make conceptual and physical adaptation efforts that they consider too costly. The
authors investigate such issues with a case study of the introduction of a hybrid digital genre, ODR or
online dispute resolution, in legal practice

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Print ISSN: 951-564-192-6
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge management; information systems; online dispute resolution; adoption; innovation; genres;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
300 Social sciences > 340 Law
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 000 Computer science, information & general works
Library of Congress Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales > KDC Scotland
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Item ID: 2183
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2008 11:53
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2015 11:12

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