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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Dealing with Task Uncertainty in Disaster Management: The Role of Knowledge Sharing for Exploration and Exploitation, Jose Rocha, Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Weidong Xia, and Arvind Gudi

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Internet and Mobile Technologies for Development: Game-changing Opportunities for Latin America, Guillermo Rodriguez-Abitia, Luiz Antonio Joia, Martha Garcia Murillo, and Khaled Al-Share

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Process Management Maturity Assessment, Michael Rohloff

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Technology, organization and materiality: Reflections on the Problem of Agency, Howard Rosenbaum, Ronald Day, and Lai Ma

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A Case of VoIP Implementation at A Financial Services Office, Russ Roysden and Shu Z. Schiller

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Information and Communications Technology in Developing, Emerging and Transition Economies: An Assessment of Research, Narcyz Roztocki and Heinz Roland Weistroffer

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Event Studies in Information Systems Research: An Updated Review, Narcyz Roztocki and Heinz Roland Weistroffer

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On the Prospective Value of ICTs to New Service Conception, Joe Rubleske and Michelle Kaarst-Brown

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Customer Specific Transaction Risk Management in eCommerce, Markus Ruch and Stefan Sackmann

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Maturity Model for IT Service Catalogues An Approach to Assess the Quality of IT Service Documentation, Simone Rudolph and Helmut Krcmar

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Assessing the Complexity of Dynamics in Enterprise Architecture Planning – Lessons from Chaos Theory, Jan Saat, Stephan Aier, and Bettina Gleichauf

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58 Percent Secure: Why Do So Many Wireless Networks Not Use Encryption?, Glen Sagers and Bryan Hosack

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Online Teaching: A Case Study, Mehdi Sagheb-Tehrani

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Concept-Based Automatic Amharic Document Categorization, Meron Sahlemariam, Mulugeta Libsie, and Daniel Yacob

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Organization Size, IT Capabilities, and EA Perceptions: Dark Clouds on the ERP Horizon?, Brian Salmans, Leon Kappelman, and Robert Pavur

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CSF Relationships in ERP Project Implementations: A Collective Case Study, David Sammon, Frederic Adam, and Sven Carlsson

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The Content of the Basic/Required MIS Course in a Latin-American MBA, Aurora D. Sanchez, David Montesinos, Enrique Mu, Janis L. Gogan, and Carlos Ferran

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Mandatory ISP Filtering for a Clean Feed to Australian Internet Subscribers, Geoffrey A. Sandy

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IT Spin-Offs into the European Research Framework: An Innovative Configuration, Angela Sansonetti and Alessandro D'Atri

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A Goal-Driven Framework for Electronic Government Projects Management, Demetrios Sarantis, Yannis Charalabidis, and Dimitris Askounis

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A Phenomenological Investigation of Information and Communications Technology at a Public Sector Enterprise in India, Satya Prakash Saraswat

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DICOM Data from a Data Warehouse Design Perspective, Behrooz Sayed-Abbassi

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Implementation of Green IT: Implications for a Dynamic Resource, Lutfus Sayeed and Sam Gill

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Divide et Impera! The Role of Firms in Large Open Source Software Consortia, Mario Schaarschmidt and Harald F.O. von Kortzflieisch

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Organizing Equity Exchanges, Torsten Schaper

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Deriving a Balanced Scorecard for the European Settlement Industry, Torsten Schaper and Michael Chlistalla

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An Experimental, Tool-Based Evaluation of Requirements Prioritization Techniques in Distributed Settings, Sven Scheibmayr, Tobias Hildenbrand, and Michael Geisser

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Assessing Student Interest in Hybrid Course Delivery at the MBA Level, Mark Schmidt, James Weber, Nancy Van Erp, and Michele Mumm

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How Much to Spend on Flexibility? Determining the Value of Information System Flexibility, Franz Schober and Judith Gebauer

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Security of Open Source and Closed Source Software: An Empirical Comparison of Published Vulnerabilities, Guido Schryen

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An Extended Framework for Comparing Expectations and Realized Benefits of Enterprise Systems Implementations, Petra Schubert and Susan P. William

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Applied Service Engineering for Single Services and Corresponding Service Landscapes, Stefan Schulte, Kay Kadner, Nicolas Repp, and Ralf Steinmetz

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Definition and Classification of IT-Shared-Service-Center, Veit Schulz, Axel Hochstein, Falk Ubernickel, and Walter Brenner

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Incorporating Choice into Models of Technology Adoption, Andrew Schwarz and Colleen Schwarz

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Revitalizing a Struggling MIS Program on a Shrinking Budget, Dana Schwieger

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Order of Magnitude Reductions in the Size of Enterprise Search Result Sets Through the Use of Subject Indexes, Gregory Schymik, Robert St. Louis, and Karen Corral

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The Virtuous and the Vicious: The Effects of Professionalism and Machiavellianism on Ethical IT Decision Making, Richard A.M. Scilhavy and Ruth C. King

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Emergent Groups for Emergency Response – Theoretical Foundations and Information Design Implications, Ina M. Sebastian and Tung X. Bui

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Do Project Managers Compensate for Risk Controls? An Exploratory Study on Risk Behavior in IT Projects, Christian Segin, Michael Schermann, and Helmut Krcmar

Toward an Integrated View of Management Control of Foreign Sourcing Relationships, Frank Selto, Ramiro Montealegre, and Thomas Groot

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The Development of an AI Journal Ranking List Based on the Revealed Preference Approach, Alexander Serenko

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Integrating Technology Addiction and Adoption: An Empirical Investigation of Online Auction Websites, Alexander Serenko, Ofir Turel, and Paul Giles

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Analyzing National Differences in IT Adoption Between Culturally Close Countries - A Conceptual Model, Alexander von Setten and Daniel Beimborn

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Exploring the Relationship Between Personality Traits, eMail Overload and Productivity in the Workplace, Gokturk Sevinc and John D'Ambra

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Normative Value of Information for Decision-Making in the Healthcare Environment, Itamar Shabati, Moshe Leshno, and Orna Blondheim

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Innovating with Open Sourcing: Governance Concerns for Managers, Maha Shaikh and Tony Cornford

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An Analysis of the Delurking Process on the Web 2.0 Platform - The Moderating Effevts of Web 2.0 Options, Shari S.C. Shang and Ya-Ling Wu

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Can the Exploitation of Information Technology Enable Service Orientation in the Organization?, Shari Shang and Yu-Hsing Wu

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Visualizing Data Quality Metadata for Decision Support: A Prototype and Evaluation, G. Shankaranarayanan, Bin Zhu, and Yu Cai

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Information Extraction from Interviews to Obtain Tacit Knowledge: A Text Mining Application, Ramesh Sharda and Michael Henry

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Mechanisms of Management Support and its Effect on Successful IS Implementation: The Case of Ethiopian Customs Authority, Yehenew Sheferaw, Solomon Negash, and Donald L. Amoroso

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A Proposed Social Mechanism for Community Membership: The Case of Online File Sharing Using Bittorrent, Kenneth Shemroske and Leiser Silva

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Determining Factors in the Acceptance of Social Shopping Websites, Jia Shen and Lauren Eder

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Impact of Cultural Differences on CPFR Implementation, Susan A. Sherer, Rajiv Kohli, and Yuliang Yao

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Lesson from WiFi Municipal Wireless Network, Seungjae Shin and Jack E. Tucci

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Examining Validity Claims for Internet Filtering in Islamic Middle Eastern Countries: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Farid Shirazi and Kathleen Greenaway

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Cross Lingual Information Retrieval Using Data Mining Methods, R. Shriram and Vijayan Sugumaran

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Governance of Collaborative Open Source Software: Inference from Transaction Cost Economics Model, Mohamed Sidahmed and James Gerlach

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Business Analysis in Information Systems Curriculum: Implications of Business Analysis Professionalization, Anna Sidorova

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Exploring the Relationship Between Alignment and Strategy, A.J. Gilbert Silvius

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A Prediction Model for Initial Trust Formation in B2C eCommerce, Jollean K. Sinclaire, Ronald B. Wilkes, and Judith C. Simon

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The Influence of Industry Growth and Firm Market Share on Firm-Level IT Value, Harminder Singh, Matt Wimble, and V. Sabamurthy

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Improving the Company's IQ: How to Use Intelligence as a Paradigm for Designing Business Processes, Artur Siurdyban

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An Analytic Framework for Design-Oriented Research Concepts, Jonas Sjostrom and Par J. Agerfalk

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Blended is Still Best: Review of Literature and Commentary on Optimal Learning Environments, David Skelton

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The Moderating Effect of Information Technology on the Relationship between Comprehensive Planning Processes and Flexible Responsiveness, Joseph Skipper, Dianne Hall, W. Heath Landrum, and Joe Hanna

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A Theory of Software Reuse Strategies in Ideal Type Stable and Turbulent Market Environments, Oliver Skroch and Klaus Turowski

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Cooperation Issues in Developing the BOP Market, Jakobus Smit, Anand Sheombar, and A.J. Gilbert Silvius

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Citizens' Acceptance of eGovernment Services: An Empirical Study of Medina City, Faris Al Sobhi and Shafi Al Shafi

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Does Culture Matter? A Study of Cultural Influences on the Success of Women in IT, Louise L. Soe, Ruth A. Guthrie, and Elaine Yakura

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Motivations for Enterprise System Adoption: Insights from Practitioners in Poland, Pitor Soja

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Evaluating the Implementation Process: An Exploratory eGovernment Case Study, Maddalena Sorrentino and Katia Passerini

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Evaluación del nivel de desarrollo de la e-Salud en Espana: Propuesta de Marco Teorico, Jose Esteves Souza and Victor Bohorquez Lopez

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Systems Developers Define their Own Information Needs, Vasanth Ram Srivatsan, Sandeep Purao, James Jansen, and Jingwen He

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Individual Adopter Differences Among Jordanian Technology Users, Thomas F. Stafford and Ahmad M. Khasawneh

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Supporting Healthcare Knowledge Transfer through a Web 2.0 Portal - Insights from Austria, Katharina Steininger, David Rueckel, Edwald Dannerer, and Friedrich Roithmayr

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A dialectic view on Open Innovation, Gunnar Stevens, Tobias Schwartz, and Johanna Meurer

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The Role of Gender in the Hedonic and Utilitarian Value of Digital Games, Jan Henrik Storgards and Bertta Sokura

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An Evaluation of Multiple Perceptions of Digital Rights Management, Allyn D. Stott and Aakash Taneja

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An International Model for IS PhD Program in Low-Income Countries, Detmar Straub and Solomon Negash

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Electronic Health Records and the Changing Roles of Health Care Professionals: A Social Informatics Perspective, Diane M. Strong, Olga Volkoff, Sharon A. Johnson, Isa Bar-On, and Lori Pelletier

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Design of Causal Coupling Patterns Supporting Causal Modeling and Flow Modeling in the System Dynamics Methodology, Christian Suchan

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Overcoming Communication Barriers for CMC in Enterprises, Eldar Sultanow, Gergana Vladova, and Edzard Weber

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CSF's for Implementing ERP within SME's, Mary R. Sumner and Joseph Bradley

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Knowledge Creation with Parallel Teams: Design of Incentives and the Role of Collaboration, Shankar Sundaresan and Zuopeng Zhang

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Reexamining the Impact of System Use on Job Performance from the Perspective of Adaptive System Use, Heshan Sun and Martin Fricke

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The True Cost of Pair Programming: Development of a Comprehensive Model and Test, Wenying "Nan" Sun and George M. Marakas

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Characteristics of IS Security Approaches with Respect to Healthcare, Ali Sunyaev, Mariana Atherton, Christian Mauro, Jan Marco Leimeister, and Helmut Krcmar

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Security Analysis of the German Healthcare Telematics, Ali Sunyaev, Martin Reeber, Jan Marco Leimeister, and Helmut Krcmar

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A Reclassification of IS Security Analysis Approaches, Ali Sunyaev, Florian Tremmel, Christian Mauro, Jan Marco Leimeister, and Helmut Krcmar

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Web 2.0, Jim Sutter

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Enterprise System Adaptation: a Combination of Institutional Structures and Sensemaking Processes, Per Svejvig and Tina Blegind Jensen

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Determinants of Relationship Quality for IS/IT Outsourcing Success in Public Sector: A Bilateral Perspective, Bobby Swar, Junghoon Moon, Young Chan Choe, and Junyoung Oh

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Exploring the Role of Frameworks & Methodologies in Information Security Management & Governance - Research in Progress, Sharon W. Tabor

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The Influence of Offshore Development on Strategies for Developing China's Software Industry, Mita Takahashi and Nobuhiro Takahashi

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CoDoSA: A Lightweight, XML-Based Framework for Integrating Unstructured Textual Information, John R. Talburt and Eric D. Nelson

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Differences in ERP Implementations in India & Western Europe, Manish C. Talwar and Andrea Back

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Trust Building in Electronic Markets: Relative Importance and Interaction Effects of Trust Building Mechanisms, Stefan Tams

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A Mathematical Foundation of Diagramming Methods, Motonari Tanabu

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Evaluation of a Learning System to Teach GIS for Civil Engineering, Basanta Tandon, Richard Hall, Hong Sheng, Mike Hilgers, and Michelle Boese