What theories are especially relevant to decision support research?

by Daniel J. Power
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The are many theories linked to Information Systems research (Larsen, Allen, Vance, and Eargle, 2015). Researchers interested in studying various decision support systems and technologies and in designing novel systems can potentially benefit from a more focused summary.

Administrative behavior, theory of

Behavioral decision theory

Cognitive fit theory

Cognitive load theory

Information processing theory

Multi-attribute utility theory

Prospect theory

Socio-technical theory

Task-technology fit

Technology acceptance model

Work systems theory


Larsen, K. R., Allen, G., Vance, A., Eargle, D. (Eds.) (2015). Theories Used in IS Research Wiki. Retrieved June 20, 2015 from

Last update: 2015-06-20 09:08
Author: Daniel Power

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