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Autumn Term 2018

Time for all seminars, unless otherwise indicated is 2:00 - 3:30pm

Spring Term 2019

Previous seminars - 2017/18

Speaker: Professor Arun Rai, Georgia State University
Title: How Does Third-Party Developers' Adoption of a Platform’s APIs Influence Their Continued New App Development? A Competing Risk Analysis

Speaker: Professor Monideepa Tarafdar, Lancaster University
Title: Impact of the information technology unit on information technology-embedded product innovation

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Berente, University of Georgia
Title: TBA
Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018 @ 2pm - room 1.009

Speaker: Professor Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas at Austin
Title: TBA
Date: Thursday 21 June 2018 @ 2pm - room TBA

Speaker: Professor Robert Davison, City University Hong Kong
Title: Knowledge Sharing in a Global Logistics Provider: an action research project

Speaker: Professor Michael Myers, University of Auckland Business School
Title: Our Digital World: New Challenges for IS Research

Speaker: Professor Lars Bo Jeppesen, Copenhagen Business School
Title: Entrepreneurial Crowdfunding without Private Claims

Speaker: Professor Richard Baskerville, Georgia State University
Title: Information Security in a Digital World

Speaker: Professor Martin Kilduff, UCL School of Management
Title: Basking or Melting in the Reflected Glow? The Effects of High-Reputation Connections on Expectations and Evaluations of Employees

Speaker: Professor Steve Woolgar, Said Business School
Title: It Could Be Otherwise, in times of trouble

Seminars 2016-17

Speaker: Professor Diane Bailey, University of Texas at Austin
Title: The Co-evolution of Objects and Boundaries: Materiality, Affordances, and the Communication of Knowledge in a Global Product Development Firm

Speaker: Professor Elizabeth Davidson, University of Hawaii Manoa

Title: Investigating Values in Personal Health Data Governance Models

Speaker: Dr Emmanuelle Vaast, McGill University

Title: Identity work in a new occupation’s online community - A grounded process model of a data scientists’ community

Speaker: Professor Suprateek Sarker, University of Virginia, USA

Title: The Practice of Qualitative Research in the IS Discipline: An Evolutionary View and Some Implications for Authors and Evaluators

Speaker: Professor Anne-Laure Fayard, New York University

Title: Brokering for Social Impact: creating a generative space to foster collaborative problem-solving for grant challenges

Speaker: Professor Daniel Veit, University of Augsburg

Title: Sustainable Technology Adoption in the Residental Sector: a mixed-methods study

Speaker: Dr Pinar Ozcan Van Ren

Title: Playing cat and mouse: Contests over regulatory categorization of dietary supplements in the U.S.

Speaker: Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Cambridge Judge Business School

Title: Sensemaking from the neck down: a practice perspective (with Issac Holeman and Mark de Rond)

Speaker: Tony Munton
Title: How to Turn a Good Manager into a Great One: developing a framework for integration and decision making

Speaker: Professor Chee-Wee Tan, Copenhagen Business School

Title: Digital Platform Competition: The Case UK Mobile Payment Platforms

Speaker: Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou, London School of Economics

Title: Context in IS research: is it relevant in post-humanist approaches?

Speaker: Dr Stella Pachidi, Cambridge Judge Business School

Title: Epistemologies in Clash: Encountering Analytics in Knowledge Work

Speaker: Professor Giovan Francesco Lanzara, University of Bologna

Title: Shifting practices

Seminars 2015-16

Speaker: Professor Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland

Title: Does Platform Owner's Entry crowd out Innovation? Evidence from Google photos

Speaker: Professor Marleen Huysman, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Title: Through the eyes of others: how onlookers shape the use of technology at work

Speaker: Dr Yuval Millo (Leicester), Dr Nikiforos Panourgias (Leicester), Dr Markos Zachariadis (WBS)

Title: From an identifier to a global infrastructure for systemic risk management in financial markets: the challenges of establishing the Legal Entity Identifier data standard

Speaker: Professor Hans Berends, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Title: The development of open platform strategies in home automation

Speaker: Dr Aron Lindberg, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

Title: How Online Communities Coordinate Complex Interdependencies through Routing Structuring: A study of an Open Source Software Project

Speaker: Professor Theodore Vurdubakis, Lancaster University Management School

Title: Economies of Appearances: Data Practices, Visibility Regimes and Environmental Law Enforcement in the Brazilian Amazon

Speaker: Dr Marco Marabelli, Bentley University

Title: Understanding Social Media Use: How Far will College Student Sampling Take Us?

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Hindmarsh, King's College, London

Title: Sociomaterial configurations and interactional practices: Unpacking collaborations in robotically-assisted surgery

Speaker: Professor Jonny Holmstrom, Umea Universitet, Sweden

Title: Representation and Mediation in Digitalized Work: A Sociomaterial Analysis of Networked Maintenance of Mining Machinery

Speaker: Professor Kai-Lung Hui, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: See No Evil, Hear No Evil? Dissecting the Impact of Online Hacker Forums

Speaker: Professor Michael Jacobides, London Business School

Title: Trailblazers, laggards and the contingent value of scope changes over the industry life-cycle: US Bank Holding Company dynamics, 1990-2015

Speaker: Professor Rajiv Kohli, College of William & Mary, USA

Title: Who kicks whom? Exploring the Relationship between Organizational Performan and IT Us

Speaker: Dr Lisen Selander, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Title: Digital Action Repertoires at Amnesty International

Speaker: Professor Josianne Marsan

Title: Health Co-operatives Readiness for Open Source Electronic Personal Health Record

Speaker: Professor Richard Vidgen, Univesity of Hull

Title: Creating business value from Big Data analysis

Seminars 2014-2015

Speaker: Professor Lars Mathiassen, Georgia State University

Title: Organizational Path Constitution in Technological Innovation: evidence from rural telehealth

Speaker: Dr Liette Lapointe, McGill University, Canada

Title: What is Yours is Mine: A Social Capital Perspective on How IT Champions Secure Socially Held Resources

Speaker: Dr Mark Thompson, Cambridge Judge Business School

Title: The social potency of affect: Identification, power, and the immanent structuring of practice (with Hugh Willmott)

Speaker: Professor Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University

Title: Making and breaking rules in information technology (IT) rich environments: The role of meaning and time in organizational regulation

Speaker: Professor Carsten Sorensen, London School of Economics

Title: Digital Innovation Challenges: Apple's IOS Platform Dynamics

Speaker: Professor Jonny Holmström, Umea University

Title: Tracing cascades of Digital Innovation: cognitive change and identity collapse in a newspaper organization

Speaker: Dr Antonio Cordella, London School of Economics

Title: Technology, Bureaucracy and Government: how technology re-composes administrative decentralization

Speaker: Professor Paula Jarzabkowski, Cass Business School

Title: Between Deliberate and Emergent: the role of practical coping in strategy making

Speaker: Professor Jochen Runde, Cambridge Judge Business School

Title: Developing an ontology of technology

Speaker: Professor Daniel Neyland, Goldsmiths, University of London

Title: Algorithmic Accountability

Speaker: Professor Paolo Quattrone, University of Edinburgh Business School

Title: Finance Matters: doubt, inventory and invention 

Speaker: Professor Ole Hanseth (Oslo) & Dr Bjørn Erik Mørk (Oslo/WBS)

Title: Practice as Digital Infrastructure


Seminars 2013-2014

Speaker: Professor Hari Toukas, WBS and the University of Cyprus

Title: What has process philosophy to offer management studies? Resources for process thinking 

Speaker: Professor Michael Barrett

Title: Unexpected Trajectories in Global Collaborative Innovation: Developing Mobile Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Professor Yuval Milo, University of Leicester

Title: Where do Electronic Markets Come From? Regulation and the Transformation of Financial Exchanges

Speaker: Dr Matthew Jones, University of Cambridge

Title: Sociomateriality and the problem of the concept in management research

Speaker: Professor Youngjin Yoo

Title: Digital Design Tools and the Temporality of Design: A case of Semiconductor Chip Design

Speakers: Professor Natalia Levina (NYU Stern and WBS) & Dr Emmanouil Gkeredakis (WBS and NYU Stern)

Title: Exploring IT-enabled opportunities for crowdsourcing new knowledge productions: An Epistemic Stance Perspective (In collaboration with Anne Laure Fayard, NYU)

Speaker: Professor Jannis Kallinikos, London School of Economics

Title: Information Artefacts and Social Practice: Crossing the Border of Materiality

Seminars 2012-2013

Speaker: Professor Allen Lee, Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: The Next Step After the Review Process for the Rejected paper

Speaker: Professor Paul Carlile

Title: A history of accumulating interests: Fuelling the fire of information systems emergence

Speaker: Professor Natalia Levina, Warwick Business School

Title: Dealing with newly tainted work in an accupational online community: A story of bankers deal with new moral taint following the financial crisis of 2008

Speaker: Professor Mike King

Title: Beyond CIO: Concept is Over

Speaker: Professor Mike Chiasson

Title: How is IS research elevant to the future?

Speaker: Professor Robert Galliers

Title: The Teaching of Qualitative Research Methods in PhD programmes: An explorative study utilizing learning theory - evidence from the field of information systems

Speaker: Dr Neil Pollock

Title: The Venues of High Tech Prediction: towards a sociology of Business Knowledge

Speaker: Professor Yuval Millo

Title: Social Algorithms of the New York Stock Exchange

Seminars 2011-2012

Speaker: Professor Natalia Levina

Title: Distrinction and Status in User-Generated Content Platforms

Speaker: Professor Ola Henfridsson

Title: Managing technological Change in the Digital Age: The Role of Architectural Frames

Speaker: Professor Bart van den Hooff

Title: Cracking the core: How core members of electronic Networks of Practice contribute to organisational learning

Speaker: Professor Aubert Benoit

Title: Impact of IT Offshoring

Speaker: Professor Jens Dibbern

Title: Towards a Process Theory of the Governance of Application Software Offshore Outsourcing Relationships

Seminars 2010-2011

Speaker: Professor Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Title:Development of Transactive Memory Systems in Globally Distributed Teams and Organizations

Speaker: Dr Soanee Sarker

Title: Work-life balance in Globally Distributed ISD: a multi-method program of study

Speaker: Professor Richard Baskerville

Title: Design Theorizing individual Information Systems

Speaker: Professor Erran Carmel

Title: The Impact of Time Zone Differences in the Global IT Industry

Speaker: Professor Natalia Levina

Title: When present meets past: Onshore immigrants managing offshored software development and engineering projects

Seminars 2009-2010

Speaker: Professor Gianluca Miscione

Title: Discursive Identities and Productivity Rituals: a case study of a law firm

Speaker: Dr Jonathan Spased

Title: Innovation in Video Games Development


Seminars 2008-2009

Speaker: Dr Susan Scott

Title: Getting the Truth: Exploring the material grounds of institutional Dynamis in Social Media

Speakers: Nikiforos Panourgias (WBS), Frans Feldberg (Vrije University, Amsterdam), Alex Schouten (Vrije University, Amsterdam)

Title: Interdisciplinary Innovation and Virtual Worlds Seminar

Speaker: Professor Richard Boland, Case Western Reserve University , USA

Title: Innovation in the Digital Era: Digitalization and four classes of innovation networks

Speaker: Chris Sauer, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Title: Information Systems Project Performance: A continuing Journey

Seminars 2007-2008

Speaker: Professor Allen Lee, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Title: A Scheme for Relating and Combining Quantitative, Qualitative, Positivist and Interpretive Research Methods in the Discipline of Information Systems

Speaker: Professor Dick Scott, Stanford, USA

Title: The maturation of institutional theory

Speaker: Dr Matti Rossi, HSE, Finland

Title: Action Design: a fresh approach to information systems research

Speaker: Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Limerick, Ireland

Title: Open Source Software Adoption: Anatomy of Success and Failure

Speaker: Professor Geoff Walsham, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Title: Balancing Local Knowledge within Global Organisations through Computer-Based Systems: An Activity theory approach

Speaker: Dr Matthew Jones, University of Cambridge

Title: The Body of Practice

Speaker: Professor Andrew Brown, University of Bath

Title: Discursive Identities and Productivity Rituals: a case study of a law firm