Having recently moved from the business world to academia, my impressions regarding MIS research changed. Initially questioning the relevance of MIS research to the business community, I conclude that MIS research can be very relevant, given the use of appropriate metrics.
"Relevance of MIS Research to the Business Community,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 6, Article 25.
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