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Issues and Opinions

Digital Innovation as a Fundamental and Powerful Concept in the Information Systems Curriculum
Robert G. Fichman, Brian L. Dos Santos, and Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng (preprints available)


Research Commentaries


Research Essays

Data Collection in the Digital Age: Innovative Alternatives to Student Samples
Zachary R. Steelman, Bryan I. Hammer, and Moez Limayem (preprints available)


Research Articles

The Nature and Consequences of Trade-Off Transparency in the Context of Recommendation Agents
Jingjun (David) Xu, Izak Benbasat, and Ronald T. Cenfetelli (preprints available)

Trust, Satisfaction, and Online Repurchase Intention: The Moderating Role of Perceived Effectiveness of E-Commerce Institutional Mechanisms
Yulin Fang, Israr Qureshi, Heshan Sun, Patrick McCole, Elaine Ramsey, and Kai H. Lim (preprints available)

An Economic Analysis of Online Advertising Using Behavioral Targeting
Jianqing Chen and Jan Stallaert (preprints available)

Proactive Versus Reactive Security Investments in the Healthcare Sector
Juhee Kwon and M. Eric Johnson (preprints available)

Reframing Success and Failure of Information Systems: A Performative Perspective
Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic, Karlheinz Kautz, and Rebecca Abrahall (preprints available)

The Business of Being a User: The Role of the Reference Actor in Shaping Packaged Enterprise System Acquisition and Development
Neil Pollock and Sampsa Hyysalo (preprints available)

The Effects of Web Personalization on User Attitude and Behavior: an Integration of the Elaboration Likelihood Model and Consumer Search Theory
Shuk Ying Ho and David Bodoff (preprints available)

Anxious or Angry? Effects of Discrete Emotions on the Perceived Helpfulness of Online Reviews
Dezhi Yin, Samuel Bond, and Han Zhang (preprints available)

Nature and Nurture: The Impact of Automaticity and the Structuration of Communication on Virtual Team Behavior and Performance
Valerie Bartelt and Alan Dennis (preprints available)

Quality Competition and Market Segmentation in the Security Software Market
Debabrata Dey, Atanu Lahiri, and Guoying Zhang (preprints available)

Coordinating Expertise Across Knowledge Boundaries in Offshore-Outsourcing Projects: The Role of Codification
Julia Kotlarsky, Harry Scarbrough, and Ilan Oshri (preprints available)

Know Yourself and Know Your Enemy: An Analysis of Firm Recommendations and Consumer Reviews in a Competitive Environment
Wael Jabr and Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng (preprints available)

Differential Effects of Prior Experience on the Malware Resolution Process
Seung Hyun Kim and Byung Cho Kim (preprints available)

Digression and Value Concatenation to Enable Privacy-Preserving Regression
Xiao-Bai Li and Sumit Sarkar (preprints available)

An Attraction-Selection-Attrition Theory of Online Community Size and Resilience
Brian S. Butler, Patrick J. Bateman, Peter H. Gray, and E. Ilana Diamant (preprints available)

Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmissione
Jason Chan and Anindya Ghose (preprints available)

Expectation Confirmation in Information Systems Research: A Test of Six Competing Models
Viswanath Venkatesh, Susan A. Brown, and Sandeep Goyal (preprints available)

Cultural Differences and Geography as Determinants of Online Prosocial Lending
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose, and Sunil Wattal (preprints available)

An Analysis of Pricing Models in the Electronic Book Market
Lin Hao and Ming Fan

Estimating Returns to Training and Human Capital Investments for Information Technology Service Firms
Amit Mehra, Nishtha Langer, Ravi Bapna, and Ram Gopal (preprints available)

Strategic Behavior in Online Reputation Systems: Evidence from Revoking on eBay
Shun Ye, Guodong (Gordon) Gao, and Siva Viswanathan

Leading Knowledge Collaboration in Online Communities
Samer Faraj, Srinivas Kudaravalli, and Molly Wasko

Information Technology and Administrative Efficiency in U.S. State Governments: A Stochastic Frontier Approach
Min-Seok Pang, Ali Tafti, and M. S. Krishnan

Ontology-Based Evaluation of Natural Disaster Management Websites: A Multistakeholder Perspective
Chen-Heui Chou, Fatemeh “Mariam” Zahedi, and Huimin Zhao

Information Discovery and the Long Tail of Motion Picture Content
Anuj Kumar, Michael D. Smith, and Rahul Telang

Multi-Homing Users’ Preferences for Two-Sided Exchange Networks
Tat Koon Koh and Mark Fichman


Theory & Review


Research Notes

Emergence of Power Laws in Online Communities: The Role of Social Mechanisms and Preferential Attachment
Steven L. Johnson, Samer Faraj, and Srinivas Kudaravalli (preprints available)

How Information Technology Governance Mechanisms and Strategic Alignment Influence Organizational Performance: Insights from a Matched Survey of Business and IT Managers
Shelly Ping-Ju Wu, Detmar W. Straub, and Ting-Peng Liang



Special Issue: On Sociomateriality of Information Systems and Organizing

Scheduled for the September 2014 issue

Dynamic Reconfiguration in Planetary Exploration: A Sociomaterial Ethnography
Melissa Mazmanian, Marisa Cohn, and Paul Dourish (preprints available)

Toward Generalizable Sociomaterialy Inquiry: A Computational Approach for Zooming In and Out of Sociomaterial Routines
James Gaskin, Nicholas Berente, Kalle Lyytinen, and Youngjin Yoo (preprints available)

Entanglements in Practice: Performing Anonymity Through Social Media
Susan V. Scott and Wanda J. Orlikowski (preprints available)

A Matter of Life and Death: Exploring Conceptualizations of Sociomateriality in the Context of Critical Care
Matthew Jones (preprints available)

A Trichordal Temporal Approach to Digital Coordination: The Sociomaterial Mangling of the CERN Grid
Will Venters, Eivor Oborn, and Michael Barrett (preprints available)


Special Issue: Service Innovation in the Digital Age

Service Innovation: A Service-Dominant Logic Perspective
Robert F. Lusch and Satish Nambisan (preprints available)

The Algorithm and the Crowd: Considering the Materiality of Service Innovation
Wanda J. Orlikowski and Susan V. Scott (preprints available)


Special Issue: Information Systems for Symbolic Action: Social Media and Beyond

Take Their Word for It: The Symbolic Role of Linguistic Style Matches in User Communities
Stephan Ludwig, Ko de Ruyter, Dominik Mahr, Martin Wetzels, Elisabeth Brüggen, and Tom de Ruyck

Beyond Being There: The Symbolic Role of Communication and Identification in Perceptions of Proximity to Geographically Dispersed Colleagues
Michael Boyer O’Leary, Jeanne M. Wilson, and Anca Metiu (preprints available)

Knowledge Exchange and Symbolic Action in Social Media-Enabled Electronic Networks of Practice: A Multilevel Perspective on Knowledge Seekers and Contributors
Roman Beck, Immanuel Pahlke, and Christoph Seebach