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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Sustainability Course Modules for Information Systems and Interdisciplinary Courses, Catherine Dwyer and Elizabeth Avery Gomez

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Managing Risk of IT Disruptions in Healthcare Settings: A Continuity of Operations Planning Process, Scott Dynes, Stephen Pixley, and Douglas Madory

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The Implementation of Service-Oriented Architectures in the German Banking Industry - A Case Study, Julian Eckert, Marc Bachhuber, Nicolas Repp, and Ralf Steinmetz

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Differentiating the Impact of Social Influence - An Empirical Analysis of Household Adopters, Andreas Eckhardt

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Untying the Gordian Knot: The Development of an Immunization Information Exchange, Hamid R. Ekboa, Peter L. Grogg, David K. Lohrmann, Michael Sullivan, and Ahmed H. YoussefAgha

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Organizing Projects for Innovation: A Collective Mindfulness Perspective, Amany Elbanna and Derrick Murray

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An Empirical Examination of the Relationship Between Information Technology Infastructure, Customer Focus and Business Advantages, Ali F. Emdad and Ganesh D. Bhatt

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Service Objects: Adaptable, Metadata-Based Services for Multi-Tenant On-Demand Enterprise Applications, Sebastian Enderlein, Marco Helmich, Juergen Mueller, Jens Krueger, Vadym Borovskiy, Alexander Zeier, and Hasso Plattner

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Recent Development in Information Science: Implications for Information Systems Research, Sean Eom

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Sustainability in Information Systems: Assortment of Current Practices in IS Organizations, Koray Erek, Nils-Holger Schmidt, Ruediger Zarnekow, and Lutz M. Kolbe

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The Effect of Anchoring Online Discussion on Collaboration and Cognitive Load, Evren Eryilmaz, Nimer Alrushiedat, Sumonta Kasemvilas, Justin Mary, and J. van der Pol

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The New IT Product/Project Lifecyle, David Espinosa, Lindy Thorn, Dana Edberg, and David Croasdell

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Factores que Influyen en la Intención de Adopción de elearning en Empresas Venezolanas, Christian Espinoza-Carvallo and Raul Trejo

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A Framework for Economics-Driven Assessment of Data Quality Decisions, Adir Even and Marcus Kaiser

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Tradeoffs in Managing the Quality of Marketing Data, Adir Even, G. Shankaranarayanan, and Paul D. Berger

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Structural Equation Models in IS Theory and Measurement, Joerg Evermann

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A Hands-on Introduction to GIS with a Simple Application to Wi-Fi Security, Daniel Farkas and Li-Chiou Chen

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Business Semantics in Consolidation of Financial Statements, Carsten Felden, Maciej Piechocki, and Michal Piechocki

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Students' View on Instant Online Feedback for Presentations, Kathrin Figl, Christine Bauer, and Simone Kriglstein

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Knowledge Measurement Barriers: Results from a Case Study, Kerstin Fink

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An Integrated Model for Personalization, Privacy and Security in eCommerce, Jerry Fjermestad and Nicholas C. Romano, Jr.

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A Method for Analyzing the Structure of Postings in Online Forum Communities, Alex Flor

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Information Technology Outsourcing in Mexico: Adoption Practices and Benefits, Lidia Trejo Flores and Carlos J. Navarrete

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Full and Partial Knowledge Sharing on Intra-Organizational Broadcast Media, Dianne P. Ford and D. Sandy Staples

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Alignment and IT Management, Shady Fraiha

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A Summary Analysis of Research: The Effects of eLearning on Prisoner Recidivism and Re-Entry, Joe Francom

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Building Knowledge Capabilities in Education, Ronald D. Freeze and Jeremy K. Hodges

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Process and Service Orientation in ERP Software, Norbert Frick and Petra Schubert

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Using a Grid for Risk Management: Communication Complexity of Covariance Calculations, Gilbert Fridgen

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The Emergent View of IT and Organizational Change, Pontus Fryk and Einar Iveroth

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Bibliometric Study of Academic Interaction: IT, Organization, and Change, Pontus Fryk, Einar Iveroth, and Olle Persson

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Employing A-B Tests for Optimizing Prices Levels in eCommerce Applications, Burkhardt Funk

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Comparing Accredidation of IS Programs among Developed and Developing Countries, Janos Fustos and Biswadip Ghosh

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Unpacking the Journal "Impact Factor" and its Effect on IS Research: Does It Do More Harm than Good?, Mike Gallivan

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Techno-Invasion: Are Blackberries Blurring the Line Between Work and Home, Pamela Galluch, Caroline Long, Blake Carley, and Hannah Exall

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Identifying Factors that Influence Corporate Information Security Behavior, Santos M. Galvez and Indira R. Guzman

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Key Performance Indicators Framework - A Method to Track Business Objectives, Link Business Strategy to Processes and Detail Importance of Key Performance Indicators in Enterprise Business Architecture, Eswar Ganesan and Ramesh Paturi

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Facilitating Requirements Negotiating: Modeling Alternatives and Arguments, Joy Garfield and Pericles Loucopoulos

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Functional Forms of Fit: Making the Case for an Asymmetric Perspective, Judith Gebauer

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Applying Kolb's Theory to Distance Learning, Ann Geller and Daniel Smith

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Systems Analysis and Design Research: Past, Present and Future, Andrew Gemino, Steven Alter, Dinesh Batra, Glenn Browne, Keng Siau, and Vijay Khatri

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Continuous Quality Improvement of IT Processes based on Reference Models and Process Mining, Kerstin Gerke and Gerrit Tamm

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Understanding Tailorable Technology Use through Social Representations Theory, Matt Germonprez and Uri Gal

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Is Intrinsic Motivation as Important in Utilitarian Systems as It Is in Hedonic Systems? A Preliminary Meta-Analysis, Jennifer E. Gerow, Ramakrishna Ayyagari, Jason Bennett Thatcher, and Philip L. Roth

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A Reflection on the Use of Structured Case Analysis: Infusion of Information Systems in a Regulated Sector, Hosein Gharavi and Lemuria Carter

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Addressing the Information Systems mindshare Divide in Developing Countries, Biswadip Ghosh

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Uncertainty and Enterprise Integration - A Real Options View, Suvankar Ghosh, Alan Brandyberry, and Marvin D. Troutt

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The Computing Skills expected of Business Graduates: A New Zealand Study, Shirley Gibbs and Alan McKinnon

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Enterprise Systems: Professors' and Industry's Perspectives on Mainframe Education, Daniel Gillis, Greg Lefelar, Cameron Seay, and Harry Batten

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Pediatric Private Practice on the National Health Information Network: The PedOne® System, Mark Ginsburg

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Fostering Independent Learners of Information Systems in the 21st Century Through Integrated Educational Technologies, Rebecca J. Giorcelli and Joseph C. Blankenship

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Quantifying Users' Interconnectedness in Online Social Networks - An Indispensible Step for Economic Valuation, Martin Gneiser, Julia Heidemann, Mathias Klier, Andrea Landherr, and Florian Probst

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The "Socialness" of Virtual Worlds, Lakshmi Goel and Sonja Prokopec

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Leadership in MMOGS: Emergent and Transformational Leadership Candidates, Samuel H. Goh and Molly M. Wasko

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Enocuraging Participation: Facilitators and Inhibitors of Virtual World Acceptance, Samuel H. Goh and Tom E. Yoon

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Improving ICT Use within the Underserved Community: Empowering the Non-Native English Speaker, Elizabeth Avery Gomez

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Estudio Exploratorio de los Factores para el Desarrollo de Sistemas de Informacion para Dispositivos Moviles, Juan Manuel Gomez Reynoso, Juan Francisco Lozano Quezada, Monica del Refugio Brizuela Sandoval, Estela Lizbeth Munox Andrade, and Carlos Argelio Arevalo Mercado

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Risk and IT factors that Contribute to Competitive Advantage and Corporate Performance, Michael L. Gonzales, Adam M. Mahmood, Leopoldo Gemoets, and Laura L. Hall

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Understanding an Electronic Medical Records System Implementation through the Punctuated Equilibrium Lens, Jennifer Gonzalez-Reinhart and Hesam Panahi

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Assimilation of Outsourced IT Capabilities: Gearing Their Strategic Capabilities, Jahyun Goo and C. Derrick Huang

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Using RFID to Improve Inventory Accuracy, Sandeep Goyal, John Aloysius, and Bill Hardgrave

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Model of Critical Factors for Outsourcing Agile Development, Thomas Gradel and John T. Nosek

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The Insiders Threat Assessment: Addressing Insider Threats to Systems, Networks, and Data, David Green

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Distance Learning Game Application, Larry Grisham and Daniel Smith

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Enterprise Systems Knowledge: A New Way to Detect Changes in the ERP Market in Central Europe, Norbert Gronau

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Information Systems (CIS) in the Selected Listed Companies in Sri Lanka, Kennedy Gunawardana and Rajeshwaran Rajeshwaran

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IT Infrastructures in Manufacturing: Insights from Seven Case Studies, Oliver Günther, Lenka Ivantysynova, Jochen Rode, and Holger Ziekow

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Modeling Microblogging Adoption in the Enterprise, Oliver Günther, Hanna Krasnova, Dirk Riehle, and Valentin Schoendienst

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Socializing Online in Various Cultural Contexts: A Cross Nation Study of Social Network Service Development, Chengqgi Guo and Jongtae Yu

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Overcoming Email Addiction: Understanding the 'Leave Me Alone!' Approach, Ashish Gupta, Ramesh Sharda, and Robert A. Greve

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Willingness to Disclose Personal Information Online and its Effect on Ensuring and Protecting Privacy: A Two Country Study, Babita Gupta, Lakshmi S. Iyer, and Robert S. Weisskirch

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Exploring the Behavior of Highly Effective CIOs Using Video Analysis, Komal Gupta, Celeste Wilderom, and Jos van Hillegersberg

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Information Systems Economics, Vijay Gurbaxani

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Support Structures for Women in Information Technology Careers, Ruth A. Guthrie, Louise L. Soe, and Elaine Yakura

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Support Structures for Women in Information Technology Careers, Ruth Guthrie, Louise Soe, and Elaine Yakura

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Teaching Effectiveness and Efficiency in Project Management: A SIMPROJECT Approach, Gary Hackbarth

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What Happens After the Click? Role of Internet Information in Shaping Democratic Values, Abrar Haider

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Assessing Accuracy with Locality-Sensitive Hashing in Multiple Source Environment, Jingyu Han, Dawei Jiang, Lingjuan Li, and Zhiming Ding

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Distributed Cognition in the Management of Design Requirements, Sean Hansen and Kalle Lyytinen

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Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Wikipedia Community, Noriko Hara and Pnina Shachaf

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eGovernment Implementation and Acceptance: A Study of the Challenge Facing Lebanon, Antoine Harfouche and Michel Kalika

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Agile Methods: Fast-Paced, but How Fast?, Michael L. Harris, Rosann Webb Collins, and Alan R. Hevner

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Management of Softwrare Product Development, Innovation and Adaptability, Michael L. Harris, Alan Hevner, and Rosann Webb Collins

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IS Solution for the Global Environmental Challenge: An Australian Initiative, Helen Hasan, Aditya Ghose, and Trevor Spedding

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Serious Games: The Importance of Play in Network Centric Organizations, Helen Hasan and Irina Verenikina

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Combining Scientometric and Content Analysis Methods for Identifying Core Concepts and Action Principles of Information Systems Development, Nik Hassan and Lars Mathiassen

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Being There: An Empirical Look at Learning Outcomes in 3D Virtual Worlds, Martin Hassell, Sandeep Goyal, Moez Limayem, and Imed Boughzala

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Motivating Knowledge Sharing in Diverse Organizational Contexts: An Argument for Reopening the Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Debate, Michael Hass, Jason Nichols, David Biros, Mark Weiser, Jim Burkman, and Joseph Thomas

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IS in Today's Business School Curriculum, Nancy Hayes

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Shared Leadership in Collaboration Technology Supported Virtual Teams: An Experimental Study on Distributed Design Teams, Fang He and Souren Paul

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Educating T-Shaped Professionals, Elizabeth Heinemann

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Free-Riding in Student Software Development Teams: An Exploratory Study, Jun He

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Are Men More Technology-Oriented Than Women? The Role of Gender on the Development of General Computer Self-Efficacy of College Students, Jun He and Lee Freeman

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Limitations of Weighted Sum Measures for Information Quality, Markus Helfert, Owen Foley, Mouzhi Ge, and Cinzia Cappiello

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MapperMania: A Framework for Native Multi-Tenancy Business Object Mapping to a Persistent Data Source, Marco Helmich, Juergen Mueller, Jens Krueger, Alexander Zeier, Sebastian Enderlein, and Hasso Plattner

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Decision Making in Virtual Communities: How Conflictive Institutions May Influence the Formation of Parallel Governance Structures, Magda David Hercheui

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Leveraging ICT for Collaborative Decision Making in Global Customer Support, Andrea Hester, Jeff Erickson, and Judy E. Scott

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Using a Hybrid Technology Acceptance Model to Explore How Security Measures Affect the Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems, Barbara Hewitt

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Designing Motorcycles via the Web: Improved Aesthetics and Consumer Preference, Michael G. Hilgers, Hong Sheng, and Richard H. Hall

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Business Process Management: A Research Overview and Analysis, Danny Ting-Yi Ho, Yulong Jin, and Rajeev Dwivedi