[AISWorld] Announcing the Latest Issue of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (48:2) - CPR 2016 Special Issue
Stacie_Petter at baylor.edu
Fri May 5 11:00:37 EDT 2017
The most recent issue of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems is now published in the ACM Digital Library (http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=J219). We are pleased to bring you this special issue that focuses on research associated with social inclusion and the IT workforce based on research presented at the 2016 Computers and People Research Conference.
In this issue of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (Vol. 48, No. 2), learn about:
- The relevance and importance of research related to the IT workforce and social inclusion in the information systems field in the editorial, "In Praise of Workforce and Inclusion" by Tom Stafford and Stacie Petter (https://doi.org/10.1145/3084179.3084181).
- The history of social inclusion research in information systems, the relevance of this type of research, and ideas for future research on social inclusion in "A Research Agenda for Social Inclusion in Information Systems" by Eileen Trauth (https://doi.org/10.1145/3084179.3084182).
- The challenges and needs related to ensuring that all members of society, and especially Blacks in the United States, are able to fully participate in the IT workforce in "Making Black Lives Matter in the Information Technology Profession: Issues, Perspectives, and a Call for Action" by K.D. Joshi, Eileen Trauth, Lynette Kvasny, Allison J. Morgan, and Fay Cobb Payton (https://doi.org/10.1145/3084179.3084183). This paper was originally offered as a panel at the 2016 Computers and People Research Conference.
- One man's journey into the IT workforce and subsequently into academia through an autoethnographic study entitled "Black Men in IT: Theorizing an Autoethnography of a Black Man's Journey into IT within the United States of America" by Curtis Cain and Eileen Trauth (https://doi.org/10.1145/3084179.3084184). This paper was nominated for the best paper award at the 2016 Computers and People Research Conference.
- The results of a literature review that examines the impacts that occur when IT workers voluntarily leave a firm in "Turning the Spotlight on the Consequences of Individual IT Turnover: A Literature Review and Research Agenda" by Matthäus P. Zylka and Kai Fischbach (https://doi.org/10.1145/3084179.3084185). This paper was nominated for the best paper award at the 2016 Computers and People Research Conference.
To read these articles or access prior issues of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, visit the ACM Digital Library (http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=J219). For more information about how to submit your work to The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, visit www.TheDataBase.org<http://www.TheDataBase.org>.
Consider attending the Computers and People Research Conference in 2017 (June 21-23 in Bengaluru, India). For more information, visit http://sigmis.org/sigcpr2017/. Furthermore, The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems is hosting a special issue on "Digital Transformation: The Changing Nature of Organizations, Work and Societies" in conjunction with the 2017 SIGMIS Computers and People Research Conference. For information about the open call for papers on this topic, visit http://sigmis.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Directions-in-Workforce-Research.pdf. Submissions are due on August 1, 2017.
Stacie Petter & Tom Stafford
Editors-in-Chief, The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems
editors at thedatabase.org<mailto:editors at thedatabase.org>
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