Industry-academic collaboration is a strategic necessity in today's fragmented and turbulent economy. Advisory boards offer an effective way to achieve mutually beneficial and sustained collaboration. This article is based on in-depth case studies and comparisons of four advisory boards in U.S. colleges that offer IS programs. It provides archetypes that encapsulate different models for implementing advisory boards and best practices that summarize the key insights from the cases.Click here for podcast summary (mp3)Click here for free 2-page executive summary (pdf)Click here for free presentation slides (pptx)
Fadem, Bruce; Mandviwalla, Munir; Goul, Michael; George, Joey F.; and Hale, David P.
"Achieving Academic-Industry Collaboration with Departmental Advisory Boards,"
MIS Quarterly Executive: Vol. 14
, Article 4.
Available at: https://aisel.aisnet.org/misqe/vol14/iss1/4