Welcome from the Program Chairs

Welcome to AMCIS 2009. We are grateful to you for making the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems a success. Your contributions and participation as program committee members, track chairs, mini-track chairs, authors, reviewers, presenters and session chairs are laudable.

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Kenneth E. Kendall, Rutgers University
Kenneth E. Kendall
Rutgers University
Upkar Varshney, Georgia State University
Upkar Varshney
Georgia State University

Submissions from 2009

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Immersive Education in Social Virtual Worlds, Klaus Bredl

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Inquiring Decision Systems: A Churchmanian Approach to Ethical Decision Making, Kristen L. Brewer, James F. Courtney, Sandra M. Richardson, and Tom L. Roberts

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How to Provide the Desirable Business Outcome in International IT Projects: A Cross-Case Analysis, Henrik Brocke, Falk Uebernickel, and Walter Brenner

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Classification Criteria for Governing the Implementation Process of Service-Oriented ERP Systems - An Analysis Based on New Institutional Economics, Jan vom Brocke, Bernd Schenk, and Christian Sonnenberg

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On the Leverage of User Participation in Business Process Transformation – Learning from Case Studies in the IT-Service Sector, Jan vom Brocke and Bettina Thurner

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Business Models of ERP System Providers, Carsten Brockmann and Norbert Gronau

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Meet the Editors in Chief, Carol Brown

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A Pattern-based Approach to Quantitative Enterprise Architecture Analysis, Sabine Buckl, Ulrik Franke, Oliver Holschke, Florian Matthes, Christian M. Schweda, Teodor Sommestad, and Johan Ullberg

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Formalization of REA Ontology, Johannes Buder, Claudia Koschtial, and Carsten Felden

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A multi-agent simulation framework for automated negotiation in order promising, Tung Bui, Hans-Juergen Sebastian, Christoph Hempsch, and Timo Bosse

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Roles of Information Security Awareness and Perceived Fairness in Information Security Policy Compliance, Burcu Bulgurcu, Hasan Cavusoglu, and Izak Benbasat

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Innovation Mobs - Unlocking the Innovation Potential of Virtual Communities, Angelika Cosima Bullinger, Joerg Haller, and Kathrin Moeslein

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Asymmetric Correlation in IT Project Portfolio Management, John Burke and Michael Shaw

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Web content usage behavior: a case study of a university in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sergey Butakov, Augustine Odinma, and Evgeny Grakhov

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Examining the Effects of Healthcare Technology on Operational Cost, Linda Byrd and Terry Byrd

Improving Collaboration Among Practitioners and Academics, Timothy Campos, Deshen Yu, Dean Lane, Malini Balakrishnan-Pant, and Jerry Luftman

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A Smoking Cessation System Design Using Mobile Phone Text Messaging and Persuasive Technologies: A Pilot Study, Jesus Canelon and Fadi Al-Buhairan

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Incidental or Intentional? Achieving Consumer Empowerment in Electronic Healthcare Information Exchange, Sherrie Drye Cannoy

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Word of Mouth Marketing through Online Social Networks, Jinwei Cao, Tiffany Knotts, Jennifer Xu, and Michael Chau

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Forecasting EPS of Chinese Listed Companies Using Neural Network with Genetic Algorithm, Qing Cao and Qiwei Gan

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Detecting Deception in Web-Based Contracts: Priming Users about the Possible Threats of Adverse Clauses, Jesus Carmona and Ned Kock

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IMPROVING PATIENT SATISFACTION WITH ELECTIVE SURGERY WAITING: AN EMPOWERMENT PERSPECTIVE, Andrzej Ceglowski and Manning Li

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Emergência da quinta onda de inovação bancária, Adrian Cernev, Eduardo Diniz, and Martin Jayo

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An Advanced Web-based Multimedia Application for Learning Communities, Mete Cetiner

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Bayesian Inference of a Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process with Exponential Model for Recurrent Events, Chichang Chang

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A Study of MIS Scholar Community Development via a Collaboration Network Structures Analysis, Ching-Hui Chang and Jyun-Cheng Wang

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Alignment Between Business and Knowledge Management Strategies: The Key to a Sustainable Competitive Advantage, Hsiu-Hua Chang, Chun-Po Yin, and Huey-Wen Chou

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A Study of the Digital Divide Evaluation Model for Government Agencies - A Taiwanese Local Government's Perspective, She-I Chang, Jung-Chu Chou, and I-Cheng Chang

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The Initial Design of a Website Parallel Archiving System Using Virtualization, David Chao and Sam Gill

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A Comparative Analysis of National Interoperability Frameworks, Yannis Charalabidis, Fenareti Lampathaki, and Dimitris Askounis

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Challenges and Opportunities of eLearning: A Case Study of Higher Education in Thailand, Danuvasin Charoen

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A Conceptual Model of Practitioners' Attitude toward Unethical IT Use, Sutirtha Chatterjee and Joseph Valacich

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eService Customer Retention: An Affective Events Theory Perspective, Sophea Chea and Margaret Meiliing Luo

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Sustainable Value Creation: The role of IT innovation persistence, Changling Chen, Jee-Hae Lim, and Theophanis C. Stratopoulos

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Sustainable value creation: The role of IT innovation persistence, Changling Chen, Jee-Hae Lim, and Theophanis C. Stratopoulos

Business Intelligence: Academic Research, Business Needs, Hsunchun Chen, Olivia Liu Sheng, Ahmad Ezzat, Suresh Katta, M. Ketabchi, and Manoochehr Ghiassi

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iPhone or Kindle: Competition of Electronic Books Sales, Li Chen

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Optimal Strategies of New Product Development in a Dynamic Environment of Possible Appearance of Competitors' Products, Li Chen

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AN INVESTIGATION OF DECISION-MAKING AND THE TRADEOFFS INVOLVING COMPUTER SECURITY RISK, Li-Chiou Chen and Daniel Farkas

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3-D Virtual Worlds and Higher Education, Xiaofeng Chen, Keng Siau, and Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah

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Knowledge Location, Differentiation, Credibility and Coordination in Open Source Software Development Teams, Xiaogang Chen and Glenn Dietrich

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Investigating Factors Influencing the Use of E-Government Service, Ying-Hueih Chen and Shu-Hua Chien

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On Being Relevant to the Future of IS Practice, Mike W. Chiasson and Elizabeth J. Davidson

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The Impact of new Execution Venues on European Equity Markets’ Liquidity – The Case of Chi-X, Michael Chlistalla and Marco Lutat

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The Game Between Retailer and eTailer: Implications for Grocery Industry, Young Chan Choe, Byungjoon Yoo, and Tridas Mukhopadhyay

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Factors Affecting Volunteer Participants' Performance in the Virtual Community: The Case of Knowledge Sharing Website, Hurnjin Cho and Jungjoo Jahng

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The Impact of Avatar Appearance and Offline Identity Disclosure on Trust in Virtual Worlds, Chris SeoYun Choi, Haejung Yun, and Kyung Kyu Kim

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Some Throughput Metrics for (SOA) Application Development, Joobin Choobineh, Evan Anderson, and Evelyn Barry

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Exploring the Issues of Security, Privacy and Trust in eGovernment: UK Citizens' Perspective, J. Choudrie, S. Raza, and P. Olla

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Balancing the Strategic Value and the Operational Value in IT Portfolio Selection, Wooje Cho and Michael J. Shaw

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Automatic Summarization of Customer Reviews: An Integrated Approach, Wingyan Chung

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LIKES: Educating the Next Generation of Knowledge Society Builders, Wingyan Chung, Edward A. Fox, Steven D. Sheetz, and Seungwon Yang

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Measuring Severity of Internet Abuse in the Workplace: Creation of a Thurstone Scale, Craig C. Claybaugh and Derek L. Nazareth

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A Scientometric Study of Information Systems Conferences: Exploring ICIS, PACIS and ASAC, Mihail Cocosila, Alexander Serenko, and Ofir Turel

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IT Service Management Diagnosis at Grefusa Group and ITIL Implementation Proposal, Antonio Miguel Coelho and Paulo Rupino da Cunha

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CRA-W/CDC Alliance Broadens Participation in Computing, J. McGrath Cohoon and S. E. Brazelton

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Returns Management for Time-sensitive Products: What is the Value of RFID and Sensor Technologies?, Cosmin Condea, Frederic G. Thiesse, and Elgar Fleisch

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Information Security Foundations for Electronic Medical Records, William Arthur Conklin

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Enabling Service Networks Through Contribution-Based Value Distribution, Tobias Conte, Benjamin Blau, Gerhard Satzger, and Clemens van Dinther

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Teaching Hands-On Enterprise Systems, Gail Corbitt and Heather Czech Matthews

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Measuring Effectiveness of Information Systems Security: An Empirical Research, Adolfo S. Coronado, M. Adam Mahmood, Seppo Pahnila, and Edimara M. Luciano

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Business Model Design from an ANT Perspective: Contributions and Insights of an Open and Living Theory, Cristina Chuva Costa and Paulo Rupino da Cunha

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Promoting Cultural Heritage without Much Cash in the Cache: A Case for Geocaching, Jamie Craighead

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Using a Multi-User Virtual Environment to Research Approaches to Ethical Dilemmas, Andrew Cram, Geoffrey Dick, Maree Gosper, and John Hedberg

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Success Factors for Information Systems Outsourcing: A Meta-Analysis, W. Alec Cram

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Gender Differences in Factors that Promote an Interest in IT among High School and Early and Late College Students, Elizabeth Creamer and Peggy Meszaros

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Visible Minority Work Experiences in Canadian IT/ICT Sectors, Wendy Cukier, Margaret Yap, Mark Robert Holmes, and Charity-Ann Hannan

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User-Friendly Ontology Creation Methodologies - A Survey, Nikolai Dahlem and Axel Hahn

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Determinants and Influences of Service Convenience in Electronic Mediated Environment (EME): An Empirical Study of Chinese Consumers, Hua Dai and A. F. Salam

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The Battle for Dominance: Innovating Firms' Strategic Market Success in the Context of a Standards War, Viet Dao and Robert Zmud

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Espoused Organizational Culture Traits and Internet Technology Adoption, Subhasish Dasgupta and Babita Gupta

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The Role of Social Networks and Internet-based Virtual Environment in Social Entrepreneurship: A Conceptual Model, Avimanya Datta and Len Jessup

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A Modular Approach to Teaching and Learning of Virtual Collaboration, Alanah Davis and Ilze Zigurs

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Transformational Leadership Viewed Through Organizational Culture and Situational Strength: The Organizational Receptivity Perspective, Workshet Debay, Donald Amoroso, and Solomon Negash

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Data Quality and Interorganizational Information Systems: The Role of Electronic Catalogues, Francois de Corbiere

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Green IT, Jason Dedrick

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The Cost of Risk in Offshore Systems Development, Gerald DeHondt II and George Nezlek

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Mobile Technology in the Construction Industry – the Impact on Business Processes in Job Production, Sina Deibert, Erik Hemmer, and Armin Heinzl

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Interparty Social Dynamics in the IT Service Level Agreement Negotiation Process: A Preliminary Assessment of Competing Theories, Haluk Demirkan, Michael Goul, and Daniel S. Soper

A Day in the Life of a CIO: Challenges Facing Today's IT Organizations, Jessica Denecour, Ron Danielson, Naresh Shanker, Les Spenser, Tony Young, and Manoochehr Ghiassi

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The CIO Position at the Crossroads: Two Institutional Views of a Management Innovation, James S. Denford and M. Tina Dacin

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The Role of the Family in the IT Career Goals of Middle School Latinas, Jill Denner

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Regulatory Privacy Practices in Europe, Priyanka Desai, Noushin Ashrafi, Jean-Pierre Kuilboer, and William Koehler

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Successful Community Municipal Portal Diffusion: Internal Government Factors and Individual Perceptions, Brian Detlor, Maureen E. Hupfer, Li Zhao, and Umar Ruhi

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Are Male and Female Avatars Perceived Equally in 3D Virtual Worlds?, David DeWester, Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Sarah J. Gervais, and Keng Siau

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CURRENT TRENDS IN GLOBAL IS OUTSOURCING, Subhankar Dhar

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User Participation and Tailorability in PSN Systems Design, Martin Dias

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Review of Gender Differences in Learning Styles: Suggestions for Information Technology Education, Sarah Dickinson and Sadan Kulturel

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On the Restriction of Conceptual Modeling – Outlining an Approach to Enable Business Driven SOA, Gunnar Dietz, Martin Juhrisch, and Werner Esswein

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Neurois: How To Conduct a Neuroimaging Study to Inform Information Systems Research, Angelika Dimoka

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Process Oriented Collaboration in Grid-Environments: A Case Study in the Construction Industry, Thorsten Dollmann, Michael Fellmann, Oliver Thomas, Peter Loos, Andreas Hoheisel, Peter Katranuschkov, and Raimer J. Scherer

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A Conceptual Framework for Investigating Suppliers’ Participation in Business-to-Government (B2G) Electronic Auction Markets in the Thai Context, Kitsada Dolpanya, Geoffrey Dick, and Lesley Pek Wee Land

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Lazos Sociales y la Cultura en Empresas de Software, Carlos Dorantes, Ruben Mancha, and Jan Clark

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Review of Instruments to Measure Ethical Decisionmaking and Implications for Decision Support, John R. Drake

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Challenges in IT Supply Chain Management, Sebastian Dudek, Walter Brenner, and Falk Uebernickel

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Integration of Patient Health Portals into the German Healthcare Telematics Infrastructure, Sebastian Duennebeil, Ali Sunyaev, Christian Mauro, Jan Marco Leimeister, and Helmut Krcmar

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Online Readership Popularity and Media-embedded Characteristics, Helen S. Du and Christian Wagner

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Developing an Information Systems Security Success Model for eGovernment Context, Kimberley Dunkerley and Gurvirender Tejay

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Moderating Effect of Environment on Software Piracy: Exploring Determinants of Softlifting Attitude and Intention, Pamela A. Dupin-Bryant

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Behavioral Targeting: A Case Study of Consumer Tracking on Levis.com, Catherine Dwyer