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Issues & Opinions

Research Commentaries

Methods Articles

Constructs and Indicators: An Ontological Analysis
Ron Weber

Research Articles

Welfare Properties of Profit Maximizing Recommender Systems: Theory and Results from a Randomized Experiment
Xiaochen Zhang, Pedro Ferreira, Miguel Godinho de Matos, and Rodrigo Belo (Preprints available)

Provisioning Interoperable Disaster Management Systems: Integrated, Unified, and Federated Approaches
Hong Guo, Yipeng Liu, and Barry R. Nault (Preprints available)

A Prescriptive Analytics Method for Cost Reduction in Clinical Decision Making
Xiao Fang, Yuanyuan Gao, and Paul Jen-Hwa Hu (Preprints available)

Early Bird Versus Late Owl: An Empirical Investigation of Individual Shopping Time Habit and its Effects
Ziqiong Zhang, Zili Zhang, and Pei-yu Chen

Peer Effects in Competitive Environments: Field Experiments in Information Provision and Interventions
Zhuoxin Li, Gang Wang, and Harry Jiannan Wang (Preprints available)

Tweet to the Top? Social Media Personal Branding and Career Outcomes
Yanzhen Chen, Huaxia Rui, and Andrew B. Whinston

The Impact of Subscription Reciprocity on Charitable Content Creation and Sharing: Evidence from Twitter on Giving Tuesday
Xue (Jane) Tan, Yingda Lu, and Yong Tan

Innovation Outcomes of Digitally Enabled Collaborative Problemistic Search Capability
Prasanna P. Karhade and John Qi Dong

Commitment to IT Investment Plans: The Interplay of Real Earnings Management, IT Decentralization, and Corporate Governance
Ling Xue, Sunil Mithas, and Gautam Ray (Preprints available)

Do You Have a Room for Us in Your IT? An Economic Analysis of Shared IT Services and Implications for IT Industries
Min Chen, Min-Seok Pang, and Subodha Kumar

A Deep Learning Approach for Recognizing Activity of Daily Living (ADL) for Senior Care: Exploiting Interaction Dependency and Temporal Patternsn
Hongyi Zhu, Sagar Samtani, Randall A. Brown, and Hsinchun Chen

Stability of Transaction Fees in Bitcoin: A Supply and Demand Perspective
Noyan Ilk, Guangzhi Shang, Shaokun Fan, and J. Leon Zhao

Multi-Homing Revisited: A Level of Adoption and Competitive Strategies
Anitesh Barua and Rajiv Mukherjee

Interventions for Improving Professional Networking for Women: Experimental Evidence from the IT Sector
Sofia Bapna and Russell J. Funk

Information Technology Investment and Commercialized Innovation Performance: Dynamic Adjustment Costs and Curvilinear Impacts
Prasanna P. Karhade and John Qi Dong

Hidden Is Safe? Location Protection against Machine-Learning Prediction Attacks in Social Networks
Xiao Han, Leye Wang, and Weiguo Fan

Designing Payment Contracts for Healthcare Services to Induce Information Sharing: The Adoption and the Value of Health Information Exchanges
Mehmet U. S. Ayvaci, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Yeongin Kim, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

What Will Be Popular Next? Predicting Hotspots in Two-Mode Social Networks
Zhepeng (Lionel) Li, Yong Ge, and Xue Bai

Stuck Online: When Online Engagement Gets in the Way of Offline Sales
Sagit Bar-Gill and Shachar Reichman

When All Products are Digital: Complexity and Intangible Value in the Ecosystem of Digitizing Firms
Pouya Rahmati, Ali Tafti, J. Christopher Westland, and Cesar Hidalgo

Anger in Consumer Reviews: Unhelpful but Persuasive
Dezhi Yin, Samuel D. Bond, and Han Zhang

Designing Promotional Incentive to Embrace Social Sharing: Evidence from Field and Online Experiments
Tianshu Sun, Siva Viswanathan, Ni Huang, and Elena Zheleva

How Does Employee Infusion Use of CRM Systems Drive Customer Satisfaction? Mechanism Differences between Face-to-Face and Virtual Channels
Liwei Chen, J. J. Po-An Hsieh, Arun Rai, and Sean Xin Xu

When Digital Technologies Enable and Threaten Occupational Identity: The Delicate Balancing Act of Data Scientists
Emmanuelle Vaast and Alain Pinsonneault

Assessing the Unacquainted: Inferred Reviewer Personality and Review Helpfulness
Angela Xia Liu, Yilin Li, and Sean Xin Xu

The Development of the Perceived Distinctiveness Antecedent of Information Systems Professional Identity
Cynthia K. Riemenschneider and Deborah J. Armstrong

The Dialectics of Technology Standardization
Rikard Lindgren, Lars Mathiassen, and Ulrike Schultze

Reconfiguring for Agility: Examining the Performance Implications for Project Team Autonomy Through an Organizational Policy Experiment
Narayan Ramasubbu and Indranil R. Bardhan

The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Household Bankruptcy
Tingting Nian, Yuyuan (Anthony) Zhu,and Vijay Gurbaxani

Technology-Mediated Dangerous Behaviors as Foraging for Social-Hedonic Rewards: The Role of Implied Inequality
Ofir Turel

Capability Development through Just-in-Time Access to Knowledge in Document Repositories: A Longitudinal Examination of Technical Problem Solving
Mani Subramani, Mihir Wagle, Gautam Ray, and Alok Gupta

How Trust Leads to Commitment on Microsourcing Platforms: Unravelilng the Effects of Governance and Third-Party Mechanisms on Triadic Microsourcing Relationships
Wenbo Guo, Detmar Straub, Pengzhu Zhang, and Zhao Cai

Influence in Social Media: An Investigation of Tweets Spanning the 2011 Egyptian Social Movement
Srikanth Venkatesan, Rohit Valecha, Niam Yaraghi, Onook Oh, and H. Raghav Rao

Is More Better? Divide Between Retailer’s and Manufacturers’ Preferences for Reviews and Review Monetization
Haozhao Zhang, Zhe Zhang, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

Superlatives and Scope of Improvement in Online Recommendations: Breath of Life or a Kiss of Death?
Rohit Aggarwal, Vishal Midha, and Nicholas Sullivan

Examining the Neural Basis of Information Security Policy Violations: A Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Approach
Ofir Turel, Qinghua He, and Yatong Wen

Who Forgoes Screening in Online Markets and Why? Evidence from Airbnb
Raveesh Mayya, Shun Ye, Siva Viswanathan, and Rajshree Agarwal

A Prescriptive Analytics Framework for Optimal Policy Deployment Using Heterogeneous Treatment Effects
Edward McFowland III, Sandeep Gangarapu, Ravi Bapna, and Tianshu Sun

Information Technology and Government Corruption in Developing Countries: Evidence from Ghana Customs
Atta Addo and Chrisanthi Avgerou

Turnback Intention: An Analysis of the Drivers of IT Professionals’ Intention to Return to a Former Employer
Christian Maier, Sven Laumer, Damien Joseph, Jens Mattke, and Tim Weitzel

Privacy Concerns and Data Sharing in the Internet of Things: Mixed Methods Evidence from Connected Cars
Patrick Cichy, Torsten Oliver Salge, and Rajiv Kohli

Helping Older Workers Realize Their Full Organizational Potential: A Moderated Mediation Model of Age and IT-Enabled Task Performance
Stefan Tams

Algorithmic Management of Work on Online Labor Platforms: When Matching Meets Control
Mareike Möhlmann, Lior Zalmanson, Ola Henfridsson and Robert Wayne Gregory

Competing Tasks and Task Quality: An Empirical Study of Crowdsourcing Contests
Jiahui Mo, Sumit Sarkar, and Syam Menon

CEO Risk-Taking Incentives and IT Innovation: The Moderating Role of a CEO’s IT-Related Human Capital
Inmyung Choi, Sunghun Chung, Kunsoo Han, and Alain Pinsonneault

The Complex Effects of Cross-Domain Knowledge on IS Development: A Simulation-Based Theory Development
Jungpil Hahn and Gwanhoo Lee

Leveraging Multisource Heterogeneous Data for Financial Risk Prediction: A Novel Hybrid-Strategy-Based Self-Adaptive Method
Gang Wang, Gang Chen, Huimin Zhao, Feng Zhang, Shanlin Yang, and Tian Lu

Comparing Competing Systems: An Extension of the Information Systems Continuance Model
Julian Lin, Jaimin Yin, Kwok Kee Lee, Hock Chuan Chan, and Hock Hai Teo

Investigating the Nature of Change in Factors Affecting Gender Equity in the IT Sector: A Longitudinal Study of Women in Ireland
Eileen Trauth and Regina Connolly

Reconciling the Paradoxical Findings of Choice Overload Through an Analytical Lens
Nan Zhang and Heng Xu

Can Positive Online Cues Always Reduce User Avoidance of Sponsored Research Results?
Honglin Deng, Weiquan Wang, Siyuan Li, and Kai H. Lim

Theory & Review

From Representation to Mediation: A New Agenda for Conceptual Modeling Research in a Digital World
Jan Recker, Roman Lukyanenko, Mohammad Jabbari, Binny M. Samuel, and Arturo Castellanos (Preprints available)

Research Notes

Theorizing Process Dynamics with Directed Graphs: A Diachronic Analysis of Digital Trace Data
Brian T. Pentland, Emmanuelle Vaast, and Julie Ryan Wolf

Incorporating the Time Order Effect of Feedback in Online Auction Markets through a Bayesian Updating Model
Michael Chau, Wenwen Li, Boye Yang, Alice J. Lee, and Zhuolan Bao

An Empirical Examination of the Economics of Mobile Application Security
Pallab Sanyal, Nirup Menon, and Mikko Sipponen

Online Product Reviews: Is a Finer-Grained Rating Scheme Superior to a Coarser One?
Murat M. Tunc, Huseyin Cavusoglu, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

When and Who Do Platform Companies Acquire? Understanding the Role of Acquisitions in the Growth of Platform Companies
Milan Miric, Margherita Pagani, and Omar A. El Sawy

When Paying Off for Reviews Pays Off: The Case of Performance-Contingent Monetary Rewards
Yinan Yu, Warat Khern-am-nuai, and Alain Pinsonneault

Do Security Fear Appeals Work When They Interrupt Tasks? A Multi-Method Examination of Password Strength
Anthony Vance, David Eargle, Dennis Eggett, Detmar Straub, and Kirk Ouimet

Special Issue: Next-Generation Information Systems Theories

The CARE Theory of Dignity Amid Personal Data Digitalization
Dorothy E. Leidner and Olgerta Tona (Preprints available)

Connecting the Parts with the Whole: Toward an Information Ecology Theory of Digital Innovation Ecosystems (Preprints available)
Ping Wang

Everything Flows: Studying Continuous Socio-Technological Transformation in a Fluid and Dynamic Digital World
Reza Mousavi Baygi, Lucas D. Introna, and Lotta Hultin (Preprints available)

The Next Generation of Research on IS Use: A Theoretical Framework of Delegation to and from Agentic IS Artifacts
Aaron Baird and Likoebe M. Maruping

Avoiding an Oppressive Future of Machine Learning: A Design Theory for Emancipatory Assistants
Gerald C. Kane, Amber G. Young, Ann Majchrzak, and Sam Ransbothan