[AISWorld] [AJIS] New Article Published: A Post Publication Review of "Toward principles of construct clarity: Exploring the usefulness of facet theory in guiding conceptualization"

John Lamp john.lamp at deakin.edu.au
Thu Sep 15 00:15:41 EDT 2016


The Australasian Journal of Information Systems has just published its latest article.

Lim, W. (2016). A Post Publication Review of "Toward principles of construct clarity: Exploring the usefulness of facet theory in guiding conceptualization". Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3127/ajis.v20i0.1416

AJIS Post Publication Review Policy
The information systems discipline is dynamic, with developments which often outpace the normal publishing programme of a journal. AJIS is interested in developing the discipline and encouraging constructive discussion leading to the strengthening of ideas and argument. Accordingly, AJIS invites short reviews (no more than 1,000 words) of papers it has published, subject to the following guidelines:

  1.  All reviews must be signed and will be attributed
  2.  All reviews should address a substantive issue on a recently published paper
  3.  A submitted review will be sent to the corresponding author of that paper for a response to the review, which will be published simultaneously
  4.  If the corresponding author declines to respond, a note to that effect will appear with the review

The AJIS Editor-in-Chief has the final decision on whether a Post-Publication Review will be accepted.

Call for Papers

AJIS publishes high quality contributions to the global Information Systems (IS) discipline with an emphasis on theory and practice on the Australasian context.

Topics cover core IS theory development and application (the nature of data, information and knowledge; formal representations of the world, the interaction of people, organisations and information technologies; the analysis, design and deployment of information systems; the impacts of information systems on individuals, organisations and society), IS domains (e-business, e-government, e-learning, e-law, etc) and IS research approaches.

Research and conceptual development based in a very wide range of epistemological methods are welcomed.

All manuscripts undergo double blind reviewing by at least 2 well qualified reviewers. Their task is to provide constructive, fair, and timely advice to authors and editor.

AJIS welcomes research and conceptual development of the IS discipline based
in a very wide range of epistemologies. Different types of research paper need to be judged by different criteria. Here are some assessment criteria that may be applied:

*       Relevance - topic or focus is part of the IS discipline.
*       Effectiveness - paper makes a significant contribution to the IS body of knowledge.
*       Impact - paper will be used for further research and/or practice.
*       Uniqueness - paper is innovative, original & unique.
*       Conceptual soundness - theory, model or framework made explicit.
*       Argument - design of the research or investigation is sound; methods appropriate.
*       Clarity - Topic is clearly stated; illustrations, charts & examples support content.
*       Reliability - data available; replication possible.
*       References - sound, used appropriately, and sufficient - appropriate AJIS articles referenced
*       Style - appropriate language, manuscript flows.

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

AJIS has been published since 1993 and appears in the Index of Information Systems Journals, is ranked "A" by both the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems and the Australian Business Deans' Council.

In addition to web distribution, AJIS is distributed by EBSCO, it is listed in Cabell's International Directory and is indexed by EBSCO, Elsevier, Scopus and the Directory of Open Access Journals.

Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,

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