By by Raquel Flodstrom.

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However, the definitions found are presented in Table 9. ” (Source: Davis, 1991, p. " (Source: Orlikowski, 1992, p. 3 Gaps in MS and MIS research in relation to SMIT: Gaps in MIS research. ______________________________________________________________________ 46 Part I: Foundations for the Research Chapter 2: Concepts Related to the Strategic Management of Information Technology (SMIT) Continued Author Rodriguez & Ferrante (1996) Morath & Schmidt (1999) Weill & Broadbendt, (1998) Definition “The meaning of information technology is almost universally understood.

46) (Source: Definitions selected for this section from References) Table 3 shows that strategy definitions are usually described in terms of aim and role in business organizations. The table also shows that strategy definitions have changed over time. One example of changes in the role of strategy is shown in Andrew’s (1965, 1980) definitions. While in 1965, he describes strategy as related to any goals that define the future of the business; in 1980, he describes strategy as related only to economic or non-economic goals.

______________________________________________________________________ 52 Part I: Foundations for the Research Chapter 3: Scientific Disciplines Related to SMIT Research “Science is a continuing search; it is a continuing generation of theories, models, concepts, and categories” (Source: Arsham, 2005) 48 Arsham (2005) relates Science to the creation of continuous scientific knowledge, represented by theories, models, concepts, and categories. However, since the production of scientific knowledge does not guarantee the existence of a scientific discipline; the next question is what defines scientific disciplines?

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