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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,

Ep. 18 – Privacy Perspectives and Monero Cryptocurrency (Renwick and Gleasure 2021)

The different groups of people involved in the Monero cryptocurrency have very different feelings about privacy. How is this going to play out in the design of Monero?

Renwick R. & Gleasure R. (2021), ‘Those Who Control the Code Control the Rules: How Different Perspectives of Privacy Are Being Written Into the Code of Blockchain Systems’, Journal of Information Technology,