Recent Submissions

  • Health Service Delivery in Hospitals: Researching Implications of Work-life Balance Practices for Nurse Employees 

    Browne, Patricia (2010)
    "Work-life balance (WLB) refers to a range of flexible working arrangements that go beyond employees' statutory leave entitlements. WLB assists employees to combine employment with their family life, caring responsibilities ...
  • An Investigation of Nurse's Work-Life Balance in Public Sector Hospitals in Ireland 

    Browne, Patricia (2012)
    "Nurses are the single largest group of registered and regulated practitioners in the health workforce of any country and are internationally recognised as being fundamental to the provision of health care" (WHO:2002). The ...
  • Health Service Delivery in Hospitals: Researching Implications of Work-life Balance Practices for Nurse Employees 

    Patricia, Browne (Health Service Delivery in Hospitals: Researching Implications of Work-life Balance Practices for Nurse Employees, 2010)
    "Work-life balance (WLB) refers to a range of flexible working arrangements that go beyond employees' statutory leave entitlements. WLB assists employees to combine employment with their family life, caring responsibilities ...
  • Healthcare Human Resources Policy & Nurse Well-Being 

    Browne, Patricia (2009)
    Recent policy debates surrounding issues regarding health service delivery and escalating costs have come to the fore within political and policy discourses. Indeed within the current economic climate this debate has ...
  • Reflecting with the Delone & McClean Model 

    Halonen, Raija (2011)
    This paper introduces a new approach to utilise the information system success model developed by DeLone and McLean. In practice, the new approach was to illustrate an information system project retrospectively and by ...
  • Model for the Benefit Analysis of ICT 

    Halonen, Raija (ACIS, 2011)
    The ratio between success and failure in ICT projects suggests a need for improved understanding of the ICTimplementations. New methods to evaluate the ICT projects are sought. While process modeling has been under way ...
  • "Nonsense?" - ICT perceived by the elderly 

    Halonen, Raija (EMCIS, 2011)
    This paper describes a feasibility study of ICT and social media as perceived by elderly people. Until lately, very little research has been done on social media from the perspective of older people. This is surprising as ...
  • Challenges of virtuality from the viewpoint of SMEs 

    Halonen, Raija (International Information Management Corporation, 2009)
    This study analyses the collaboration in the context of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs). The paper approaches the research topic with a case study of fourteen manufacturing SMEs. In order to develop a collaborative ...
  • Experiences of ERP use in small enterprises 

    Halonen, Raija (2009)
    This paper investigates the role of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the context of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs). The paper reports on research findings from a case study that has been conducted ...
  • Information systems - unavoidable nuisances in combining local administratives? 

    Golden, William; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (2009)
    Local administratives face challenges similar to enterprises due to changes in their environment. Municipalities need to join their resources to reimburse and to deliver services. However, municipalities have not received ...
  • Team members and knowledge sharing. 

    Halonen, Raija (2009)
    This study explores issues that help team members to share knowledge in their work environment. In this study knowledge is understood as human action and therefore people as actors are emphasised in the approach. Literature ...
  • Presenting data for team-based decision-making in agile information systems projects 

    Halonen, Raija; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2009)
    Although there are a number of purported benefits of agile systems development methods over traditional forms, many in the Information Systems Development (ISD) community highlight the difficulties that the dynamic, turbulent ...
  • Data presentation for agile information systems project decision making 

    Halonen, Raija; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2008)
    Awareness and use of agile methods has grown rapidly amongst the information systems development (ISD) community in recent years, and have been largely well received. While there are a number of purported benefits, many ...
  • Pragmatic approach in IS projects grounded on recognised frameworks 

    Halonen, Raija (2008)
    This paper stands for IS projects that are carried out practionally, using action-oriented approach and by grounding on recognised frameworks to serve as a foundation for better IS research. We introduce two different IS ...
  • Access rights as a part of information security in enterprises 

    Golden, William; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (Association of Information Systems, 2008)
    This paper highlights the problem with access rights as a part of information security in enterprises with many information systems and their human users. In many organisations, users often write down their user names and ...
  • DeLone & McLean success model as a descriptive tool in evaluating the use of a virtual learning environment 

    Conboy, Kieran; Golden, William; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (2009)
    This paper contributes the discussion about applying DeLone & McLean success model. Since its introduction in 1992, the model has been widely used and evaluated. In this paper the model is used as a descriptive tool in ...
  • The Internet, A Creator of Electronic Markets for Airline Tickets? 

    Higgins, Eoin; Golden, William; Flynn, Susan; Hughes, Martin (2003)
    In 1987 Malone, Yates, and Benjamin proposed that the use of information technology would alter market structures, the result of which would be more use being made of electronic markets. One of the primary examples given ...
  • Web Reservation International 

    Cunningham, James; Golden, William (2005)
    The case describes the market growth of Web Reservation International an Irish SME company, which is a market leader in the Budget, Independent and Youth Travel (BIYT) market through its online reservation system. The ...
  • The Role of Process Evolution in Achieving Citizen Centred e-Government 

    Scott, Murray; Golden, William; Hughes, Martin (2003)
    The growth and popularity of e-commerce has both challenged and enabled public sector organizations to redefine their levels of service. In the late 1990's E-government provided unparalleled opportunities for governments ...
  • Usability and Acceptance in Small-Screen Information Systems 

    Scott, Murray; Gudea, Sorin; Golden, William; Acton, Thomas (2004)
    The small screen sizes of mobile phones can create problems for users. There is a need for acceptable user interfaces that enable a better, more maximised use of the limited screen size while still providing high ...

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