Browsing by Author "De Kervenoael, Ronan"
Authors:De Kervenoael, Ronan; Bisson, Christophe; Mark Palmer, Mark
Publisher and Date:(IGI Global, 2011)Using the resistance literature as an underpinning theoretical framework this chapter analyzes how Web designers through their daily practices (i) adopt recursive adaptive and resisting behavior regarding the inclusion of social cues online and (ii) shape the socio-technical power relationship between designers and other stakeholders. Five vignettes in the form of case studies with expert individual Web designers are used. Findings point out at three types of emerging resistance namely: market ...
Dissidents with an innovation cause? Non-institutionalized actors' online social knowledge sharing solution-finding tensions and technology management innovation Authors:De Kervenoael, Ronan; Bisson, Christophe; Palmer, Mark
Publisher and Date:(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015)Purpose - Traditionally most studies focus on institutionalized management-driven actors to understand technology management innovation. The purpose of this paper is to argue that there is a need for research to study the nature and role of dissident non-institutionalized actors' (i.e. outsourced web designers and rapid application software developers). The authors propose that through online social knowledge sharing non-institutionalized actors' solution-finding tensions enable technology management ...