Green e-community: Sensemaking in Environmental Sustainability Transformations

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Seidel, S., Chandra, L., Reuter, N., Stieger, D., & and Gau, M. (2014). Green e-community: Sensemaking in Environmental Sustainability Transformations. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference DESRIST 2014, Miami, FL, USA. (VHB_3: C)

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Paper in Conference Proceedings


This paper reports on an action design research study that aims to identify design principles for information systems (IS) that allow for sensemaking in the context of environmental sustainability transformations. Green e-community is presented as a prototype that instantiates a set of initial design principles and provides the foundation for subsequent rounds of building and evaluation to further develop the design principles.


Green Information Systems for Belief Formation in Organizational Sustainability Transformations
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2013 until September 2015 (finished)

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Organizational Units

  • Institute of Information Systems
  • Chair of Information Systems and Innovation

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