Building IT Risk Management Approaches: An Action Research Method
Jakob Holden Iversen (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, USA), Lars Mathiassen (Georgia State University, USA) and Peter Axel Nielsen (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Copyright: © 2006
This chapter shows how action research can help practitioners develop IT risk management approaches that are tailored to their organization and the specific issues they face. Based on literature and practical experience, the authors present a method for developing risk management approaches to use in real-world innovation projects. The chapter illustrates the method by presenting the results of developing a risk management approach for software process improvement projects in a software organization.