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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: Proceedings of the 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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    Abstract/Description

    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 12:53
    Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:48
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2183

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