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Ep. 28 – Data Is The New Protein? (Tremblay et al. 2023)

Building muscle from experiences with confronting crises.

Tremblay, M. C., Kohli, R., & Rivero, C. (2023). ‘Data is the New Protein: How the Commonwealth of Virginia Built Digital Resilience Muscle and Rebounded from Opioid and COVID Shocks’, MIS Quarterly, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 423-449.

Ep. 27 – Maladaptive Responses to Information Systems Security Behaviours (Balozian et al. 2023)

Doing the right thing can result in bad experiences; doing the wrong thing can result in good experiences.

Balozian, P., Burns, A. J., & Leidner, D. E. (2023). ‘An Adversarial Dance: Toward an Understanding of Insiders’ Responses to Organizational Information Security Measures’, Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 161-221.

Ep. 26 – Social Media Stockholm Syndrome (Rinaudo et al. 2022) and Algorithmic Abstinence (Hannon et al. 2022)

Two excellent papers from ACIS 2022 in Melbourne, Australia.

Rinaudo, N. B., Matook, S., & Dennis, A. R. (2022). ‘Social Media’s Stockholm Syndrome: A Literature Review of User’s Love and Hate’, paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Melbourne (Australia), paper 127.

Hannon, O., Gal, U., & Dar-Nimrod, I. (2022). ‘Aversion vs. Abstinence: Conceptual Distinctions for the Receptivity Toward Algorithmic Decision-Making Systems Within Value-laden Contexts’, paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Melbourne (Australia), paper 77.

Ep. 25 – The Tensions of Information Systems Security Behaviours (Karjalainen et al. 2019)

People often have rational justifications for why they don’t follow the cybersecurity policies.

Karjalainen M., Sarker S., & Siponen M. (2019), ‘Toward a Theory of Information Systems Security Behaviors of Organizational Employees: A Dialectical Process Perspective’, Information Systems Research, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 687-704,

Ep. 24 – Mundane Technologies (Paavola and Cuthbertson 2022)

Great outcomes aren’t exclusive to shiny new objects.

Paavola L. & Cuthbertson R. (2022), ‘Transformative Power of Mundane Technologies in Institutional Change’, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS),

Ep. 23 – Dynamic Capabilities (Steininger et al. 2022)

Everything we know about dynamic capabilities and IS research as of 2022.

Mikalef P., Pateli A. & Ortiz-de-Guinea A. (2022), ‘Dynamic Capabilities in Information Systems Research: A Critical Review, Synthesis of Current Knowledge, and Recommendations for Future Research’, Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS),

Ep. 21 – Paradoxical Tensions of Agile Project Management (Iivari 2021)

It’s a little bit more complicated than the good ol’ triple-constraint model.

Iivari J. (2021), ‘A Paradox Lens to Systems Development Projects: The Case of the Agile Software Development’, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 49,

Ep. 20 – A Ubichronic Perspective of Time (Ivaturi and Chua 2021)

In the era of ubiquitous digital technology, our perception of time is undergoing a serious paradigm shift.

Ivaturi and Chua (2021), ‘Rethinking Time: Ubichronic Time and Its Impact on Work’, European Journal of Information Systems,

Ep. 19 – Human in the Algorithmic Loop (Grønsund and Aanestad 2020)

Will there still be a future for human work in the hyper-automated future of algorithmic decision-making?

Grønsund T. & Aanestad M. (2020), ‘Augmenting the Algorithm: Emerging Human-in-the-Loop Work Configurations’, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, vol. 29, no. 2,