Methodological Issues in Information Systems Survey Research

22 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008

Date Written: April 1989


Empirical survey research has been extremely popular in the information systemsfield. However, survey researchers encounter a number of methodologicalproblems in conducting their studies. This paper presents a model of the researchprocess and uses it to organize a discussion of the difficulties encountered in doingIS survey research. The paper concludes with suggestions on how to improve thequality of IS survey research and improve the information systems field at the sametime.

Suggested Citation

Lucas Jr., Henry C., Methodological Issues in Information Systems Survey Research (April 1989). Information Systems Working Papers Series, Vol. , pp. -, 1989. Available at SSRN:

Henry C. Lucas Jr. (Contact Author)

New York University (NYU) ( email )

Bobst Library, E-resource Acquisitions
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New York, NY 10003-711
United States

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