Senior Editor: Eivor Oborn

University of Warwick

Term: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022

Research Interests:

My research focuses on digital health, organizational theory, and collaborative innovation processes. I am particularly interested in research that seeks to address social and organisational problems, linked with the use of digital technologies. I have employed a wide variety of theoretical perspectives which include practice theory, adoption and diffusion of IT innovation, theories of time and theories of knowledge in my work.
Topics that I have focused on in my research include:

  • Health IT
  • Digital innovation and transformation
  • IT coordination
  • Social theory, practice and critical perspectives
  • ICTs, knowledge and collaboration
  • Digital entrepreneurship and ecosystem dynamics
  • Online communities

Research Methodologies

My methodological expertise includes:

  • Qualitative methods
  • Discourse analysis
  • Field studies
  • Process analysis
  • Action research

Preferences

I prefer work that strives to advance theoretical knowledge about the consequences of adopting and implementing information technology and digital innovation for people, organizations and society. Research that seeks to contribute to enabling impact in terms of global challenges, health services or development is also particularly attractive. I am comfortable with a wide variety of qualitative methods and processes for developing theory, including in-depth field studies that generate theory

Email: eivor.oborn@wbs.ac.uk