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dc.creatorSebastiano, Antonio-
dc.creatorCarugati, Andrea-
dc.creatorGiangreco, Antonio-
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-28T16:57:15Z-
dc.date.available2014-04-28T16:57:15Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-642-37227-8-
dc.identifier.urihttp://arl.liuc.it/dspace/handle/2468/3313-
dc.description.abstractThis study analyzes the modernization process of an Italian nursing home driven by the development and usage of software developed in-house. To clarify contradictory results regarding information technology performance in healthcare settings, this study points at the benefits gained by both the users of the software and the guests of the nursing home. This is done collecting both qualitative and descriptive quantitative data regarding the quality of life of the guests and the way operators are affected as result of the new tool adopted. Our study shows that bottom-up participatory design with autonomy, user friendliness and job simplification, and orientation toward guests, were the elements that concurrently generated a virtuous circle for the guests, the users and therefore the organization as a whole.en
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dc.formatOnlineen
dc.languageenen
dc.publisherSpringeren
dc.relation.ispartofOrganizational change and information systems: working and living together in new waysen
dc.rightshttp://www.biblio.liuc.it/pagineita.asp?codice=247-
dc.titleThe pursuit of happiness: the virtuous circle of an IT toolen
dc.typeContributo libro editore internazionaleit
dc.subject.keywordsIT-driven modernizationen
dc.subject.keywordsHealth careen
dc.subject.keywordsExtended benefitsen
dc.subject.keywordsNursing homeen
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationSebastiano Antonio, Carugati Andrea, Giangreco Antonio (2013), The pursuit of happiness: the virtuous circle of an IT tool. In: Spagnoletti Paolo, ed., Organizational change and information systems: working and living together in new ways. (Lecture notes in information systems and organisation, 2). Berlin: Springer, p. 51-60. ISBN 978-3-642-37227-8. E-ISBN 978-3-642-37228-5. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-37228-5_6.en
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-642-37228-5_6-
dc.relation.firstpage51-
dc.relation.lastpage60-
dc.relation.volume2-
dc.type.publicationstatuspubblicatoit
dc.relation.alleditorsSpagnoletti, Paolo-
dc.identifier.eisbn978-3-642-37228-5-
dc.accessrightsclosedAccessen
dc.publisher.countryDEU-
dc.publisher.placeBerlinen
dc.title.seriesLecture notes in information systems and organisationen
dc.relation.indexedbyScopus - 2-s2.0-84983056931-
dc.audienceAccademicoit
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