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Issues and Opinions

Research Commentaries

Research Essays

Research Articles

What Do Systems Users Have to Fear? Using Fear Appeals to Engender Threats and Fear that Motivate Protective Security Behaviors
Scott R. Boss, Dennis F. Galletta, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Gregory D. Moody, and Pete Polak (preprints available)

Competing for Attention: An Empirical Study of Online Reviewers’ Strategic Behaviors
Wenqi Shen, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Jackie Rees Ulmer (preprints available)

Fit and Misfit of Plural Sourcing Strategies and IT-Enabled Process Integration Capabilities: Consequences for Firm Performance in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry
Arun Rai, Ilgaz Arikan, Jessica Pye, and Amrit Tiwana (preprints available)

Cultural Sensemaking in Offshore Information Technology Service Suppliers: A Cultural Frame Perspective
Ning Su

Work Harder or Work Smarter? Information Technology and Resource Reallocation in Healthcare Processes
Adrian Yeow and Kim Huat Goh

Information Technology Impacts on Firm Performance: An Extension of Kohli and Devaraj
Rajiv Sabherwal and Anand Jeyaraj (preprints available)

Software Process Diversity: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Analysis of Impact on Project Performance
Narayan Ramasubbu, Anandhi Bharadwaj, and Giri Kumar Tayi

Strike a Happy Medium: The Effect of IT Knowledge on Overconfidence of Venture Capitalists in IT Investments
Harpreet Singh, Rohit Aggarwal, and Irina Cojuharenco

Campus Emergency Notification Systems: An Examination of Factors Affecting Compliance with Alerts
Wencui Han, Serkan Ada, Raj Sharman, and H. Raghav Rao

Valuing Information Technology Related Intangible Assets
Adam Saunders and Eric Brynjolfsson

Competitive Bundling in Information Markets: A Seller-Side Analysis
Srinivasan Raghunathan and Sumit Sarkar

Free Versus For-a-Fee: The Impact of Paywall on the Pattern and Effectiveness of Word-of-Mouth via Social Media
Hyelim Oh, Animesh Animesh, and Alain Pinsonneault

Ambient Awareness and Knowledge Acquisition: Using Social Media to Learn ‘Who Knows What’ and ‘Who Knows Whom’
Paul M. Leonardi (preprints available)

Advertising Versus Brokerage Model for Online Trading Platforms
Jianqing Chen, Ming Fan, and Mingzhi Li

When Does Repository KMS Use Lift Performance? The Role of Alternative Knowledge Sources and Task Environments
Seung Hyun Kim, Tridas Mukhopadhyay, and Robert E. Kraut

Theory & Review

Me, My Self, and I(T): Conceptualizing Information Technology Identity and its Implications
Michelle Carter and Varun Grover (preprints available)

Research Notes

Special Issue: ICT and Social Challenges

Research Notes

ICT, Intermediaries, and the Transformation of Gendered Power Structures
Elisa Oreglia and Janaki Srinivasan (preprints available)

Information and Communication Technology and the Social Inclusion of Refugees
Antonio Díaz Andrade and Bill Doolin (preprints available)

A Multiagent Competitive Gaming Platform to Address Societal Challenges
Wolfgang Ketter, Markus Peters, John Collins, and Alok Gupta

The Evolution of an ICT Platform-Enabled Ecosystem for Poverty Alleviation: The Case of eKutir
Srivardhini K. Jha, Alain Pinsonneault, and Laurette Dubé

Does Information and Communication Technology Lead to the Well-Being of Nations? A Country-Level Empirical Investigation
Kartik K. Ganju, Paul A. Pavlou, and Rajiv D. Banker

Identity Verification and Societal Challenges: Explaining the Gap Between Service Provision and Development Outcomes
Kathy McGrath

The Internet and Racial Hate Crimes: Offline Spillovers from Online Access
Jason Chan, Anindya Ghose, and Robert Seamans

Challenge for Corruption Through Information and Communication Technologies
Shirish C. Srivastava, Thompson S. H. Teo, and Sarv Devaraj