[AISWorld] Contents: Special issue on "IS Leadership,” Information Systems Management 34-2

Janice Sipior janice.sipior at villanova.edu
Wed Apr 19 14:53:15 EDT 2017

Special issue on “IS Leadership,” Information Systems Management (ISM) 34-2
Impact Factor: 1.021, 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.496

Special Issue Guest Editors: Mike Tae In Eom, University of Portland & Jennifer Gerow, Virginia Military Institute
Editor-in-Chief: Janice C. Sipior, Villanova University

Guest Editors Mike Tae In Eom and Jennifer Gerow present the Association for Information Systems Special Interest Group on Information Systems Leadership’s (AIS SIG LEAD) special issue on “IS Leadership.” AIS SIG LEAD consists of 120-plus academicians and researchers worldwide promoting and focusing on the importance of IS leadership in the areas of leadership on the part of senior IS executives, IS professional development (IS employees/internal workforce), and IS professional services (IS consultants and contractors/external workforce). This special issue features five excellent articles (one conceptual and four research articles) in line with the mission of the AIS SIG LEAD:


1. Going Public: Using the Cloud to Improve Project Delivery
by Joseph Taylor

2. Board-level information technology governance effects on organizational performance: The roles of strategic alignment and authoritarian governance style
by Ofir Turel, Peng Liu, and Chris Bart

3. Exploring Health Information Exchange (HIE) through Collaboration framework: Normative Guidelines for IT Leadership of Healthcare Organizations
by Michele Heath, Radha Appan, and Naveen Gudigantala

4. Can Political Skill Enhance Business and IT Knowledge?
by Jennifer E. Gerow, Varun Grover, and Jason Bennett Thatcher

5. Investigating the Prevalence and Performance Correlates of Vertical versus Shared Leadership in Emergent Software Development Teams
by Adarsh Kumar Kakar


1. Resource complementarity and IT economies of scale: mechanisms and empirical evidence
by Ulco Woudstra, Egon Berghout, Chee-Wee Tan, Patrick van Eekeren, and Guido Dedene


ISM places a high value on article content that communicates advanced practices to address current IS management challenges and innovative applications of new, but proven, information technologies. The methodological orientation is towards field research informed by published literature, but primarily based on case study, surveys, and field experiences of IS experts.

Inquiries should be sent to: Janice C. Sipior, ism at villanova.edu

Interested authors should consult the Instructions for Authors at:

Manuscripts should be submitted via:

Forthcoming Special Issues for 2017:

“Enterprise Social Media for Knowledge Management and Innovation in SMEs”
Guest Editors: Pedro Soto-Acosta, University of Murcia, psoto at um.es; Juan-Gabriel Cegarra-Navarro, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, juan.cegarra at upct.es; and Alexeis Garcia-Perez, Coventry University, alexeis.garcia-perez at coventry.ac.uk

“Economic, Cultural and Social Innovations for Human Capital in Transition Economies”
Guest Editors: Jolanta Kowal, University of Wrocław, jolakowal at gmail.com; Juho Makio, University of Applied Sciences, Juho.Maekioe at hs-emden-leer.de; Piotr Soja, Cracow University of Economics, eisoja at cyf-kr.edu.pl

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