Editorial for special issue of AJIS on green IT/IS (sustainable computing)

Lane, Michael S. and Kolbe, Lutz and Zarnekow, Rudiger (2010) Editorial for special issue of AJIS on green IT/IS (sustainable computing). Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 17 (1). pp. 1-4. ISSN 1449-8618

Abstract

We are pleased to present this AJIS Special issue on Green IT/IS (Sustainable Computing). There are five papers published in this special issue of the AJIS which reflect the diversity of this emerging and important area of research in Information Systems. Environmental sustainability is one of if not the most important challenge facing organisations and society in the 21st century. Information systems and information technology have a major role to play in both reducing its environmental impact and providing the systems and technological innovation to reduce the environmental impact of organisations. Currently there is a lack of rigorous empirical studies which are theory and evidence based to provide a sound basis for understanding IT green best practices and how these can be best adopted in organisations. This special issue of the AJIS contributes to this current gap in the knowledge concerning green IS and IT with five empirical research papers which examined five different aspects of green IS and IT.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version.
Depositing User: Dr Michael Lane
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2011 05:18
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2014 23:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: green IT; sustainable computing
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050205 Environmental Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19316

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