A CRITICAL DISCUSSION OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF CHECKIAND'S SOFT SYSTEMS METHODOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHBuket Akkoyunlu & Jean D.M. Underwood
nomiye olan katkısına büyük
denlede projeler başlatmıştır.
Bu makalede böyle bir projenin Checkland'ın soft
systemler metodolijisi ile incelemesi ele alınmıştır.
The Turkish Government has placed great
emphasis on the importance of Information technology
(IT) to the Turkish Economy. This emphasis on IT was the
stimulus for a pilot project.
This paper presents an evaluation of the research framework
chosen to evaluate that pilot project. Checkland's
soft systems methodology was used as the therotical framework
for the research as it is specifically designed toaccamodate
complex human activity systems. The framework
proved less than adequate, however, because it has underlying
assumptions which cauld not be met in the Turkish
ANAHTAR KELİMELER: Checkland'ın soft sistemler metodolojisi, bilgi teknolojileri.
KEYWORDS: Checkland's soft systems methodology, Information technology.