Journal of the Association for Information Systems

Journal of the Association for Information Systems


Editor-in-Chief: Dorothy E. Leidner, Baylor University USA
Past Editor-in-Chief: Suprateek Sarker, University of Virginia, USA
  Shirley Gregor, The Australian National University, Australia
  Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas, Austin, USA
  Phillip Ein-Dor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), the flagship journal of the Association for Information Systems, publishes the highest quality scholarship in the field of information systems. It is inclusive in topics, level and unit of analysis, theory, method and philosophical and research approach, reflecting all aspects of Information Systems globally. The Journal promotes innovative, interesting and rigorously developed conceptual and empirical contributions and encourages theory based multi- or inter-disciplinary research.

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Call for Papers: Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) -MISQ Executive (MISQE) Joint Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Organizations: Opportunities for Management and Implications for IS Research Submission Deadline February 1, 2020

Call for Papers: Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) Pre-ICIS Theory Development Workshop 2019 Submission Deadline September 29, 2019

Awards and Honors

2018 JAIS Best Paper Award
Emotional Attachment, Performance, and Viability in Teams Collaborating with Embodied Physical Action (EPA) Robots. Sangseok You, Lionel P. Robert Jr.

Previous JAIS Publication Awards and Honors

Special Issues

Call For Papers

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Past Special Issues

Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 9 (2019)



Blockchain for the IoT: Privacy-Preserving Protection of Sensor Data
Mathieu Chanson, Andreas Bogner, Dominik Bilgeri, Elgar Fleisch, and Felix Wortmann


Business on Chain: A Comparative Case Study of Five Blockchain-Inspired Business Models
Alain Yee Loong Chong, Eric T. K. Lim, Xiuping Hua, Shuning Zheng, and Chee-Wee Tan



Blockchain Research in Information Systems: Current Trends and an Inclusive Future Research Agenda
Matti Rossi, Christoph Mueller-Bloch, Jason Bennett Thatcher, and Roman Beck

Response or Comment


Scholarly Commentaries on Hirschheim’s “Against Theory”
Dirk S. Hovorka, Frantz Rowe, Lynne Markus, Sirkka Jarvenpaa, E. Burton Swanson, Mary Lacity, Andrew Burton-Jones, Viswanath Venkatesh, and Rudy Hirschheim