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AIS Transactions on Replication Research

Editors

Editors-in-Chief: Sue Brown, University of Arizona
Alan Dennis, Indiana University
 

The mission of TRR is to publish reports of Information Systems replication studies until scientific consensus is reached. All topics in IS are open for consideration and articles will either support the findings of the original article or provide results that do not support the original article (e.g., non-significance). Either outcome will advance science in the Information Systems discipline as the results may validate previous findings or trigger additional replications and new follow-on research in other journals that seek to understand in what contexts the theory applies and why the original findings are only generalizable to those contexts.

Authors are strongly encouraged to read our founding editorial that argues for the importance of replication. It is available at http://aisel.aisnet.org/trr/vol1/iss1/ or here.

To submit a manuscript, read the "Information for Authors" and "Policies" pages, then go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ais-trr.

TRR Call for Open Data and Open Materials

AIS Transactions on Replication Research (TRR) has started a new initiative on open data and open materials, having joined the Open Science Framework’s badging project. Our goal is to publish materials (e.g., survey items, experimental protocols) and/or data from studies in TRR and other journals, which will serve as a special type of article in TRR. These materials and data will enable replication and will help move the field forward by giving us greater confidence in published articles, consistent with the Open Science Framework’s goal of openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scholarly research.

When TRR publishes an open materials or data article, the original article (if it is in a journal in the AIS library such as JAIS, MISQ, etc.) will get a badge that points to the TRR publication, so that readers of articles in those journals can quickly find the open materials and data. For example, Profs. Moqbel and Bartelt wrote a replication article and also decided to publish an open data article sharing their data, and an open materials article sharing their materials. So, the original article (http://aisel.aisnet.org/trr/vol1/iss1/5/) has two badges, the open data badge pointing to the open data article (http://aisel.aisnet.org/trr/vol2/iss1/4/) and the open materials badge pointing to the open materials article (http://aisel.aisnet.org/trr/vol2/iss1/5/). We encourage other authors to consider contributing their data and research materials to this initiative. The open materials/data submissions will not be peer-reviewed but will be editorially reviewed by the Senior Editor. The current Senior Editor for open material/data articles at TRR is John D’Arcy (jdarcy@udel.edu).

In the news

The IS Replication Project concluded successfully with 21 replications from a total of 59 different authors representing 29 different universities around the world. The results of the Project are discussed in the September MIS Quarterly editorial: Replication Crisis or Replication Reassurance: Results of the IS Replication Project.

On August 27, 2018, Science, the Washington Post, and other media outlets report that replications of 21 studies in the journals Nature and Science confirmed the findings of only 13 studies.

On August 27, 2015, the New York Times reported that over 250 researchers as part of the Reproducibility Project attempted to replicate 100 published psychology experiments but were only able to replicate the results of 35 of the studies.

Recent Content

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Home Computer User Security Behavioral Intention: A Replication Study from Guam
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Toward a Unified Model of Information Security Policy Compliance: A Conceptual Replication Study
Miranda Kajtazi, Nicklas Holmberg, Saonee Sarker, Christina Keller, Björn Johansson, and Olgerta Tona

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Conflict Asymmetry in Face-to-face and Computer Mediated Teams
Traci Carte, Nan Wang, Emre Yetgin, and Inchan Kim

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Open Materials Discourse: Re-Evaluating Internet Users’ Information Privacy Concerns: The Case in Japan
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Towards a Greater Diversity of Replication Studies
Alfred Benedikt Brendel, R. Stefan Greulich, Fred Niederman, and Simon Thanh-Nam Trang

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Re-Evaluating Internet Users’ Information Privacy Concerns: The Case in Japan
Sebastian Pape, Ana Ivan, David Harborth, Toru Nakamura, Shinsaku Kiyomoto, Haruo Takasaki, and Kai Rannenberg

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Coordinating Interdependencies in an Open Source Software Project: A Replication of Lindberg, et al.
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Replication Research of Moody, Siponen, and Pahnila’s Unified Model of Information Security Policy Compliance
Kristin Masuch, Sebastian Hengstler, Simon Trang, and Alfred Benedikt Brendel

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Objective versus Relative Risk in Privacy Decision Making: A Replication Study from Germany
Sebastian Hermes, Luis Hillebrand, Jan Bauer, Markus Böhm, and Helmut Krcmar

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Concern for Information Privacy and Online Consumer Purchasing in China
Xiangyang Ma, Hao Lou, Craig Van Slyke, and Grant Clary

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Coping with Rapid Changes in IT: An Update
Thomas Fischer, Karin Jaeger, and René Riedl

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Replication Research: Campus Emergency Notification Systems
Rishikesh Chetan Muchhala and Patricia L. Moravec

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Replication of Internet Privacy Concerns in the Mobile Banking Context
Marco Alexandre Terlizzi, Laura Brandimarte, and Otavio Sanchez

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Mitigating Turnover Intentions: Are All IT Workers Warriors?
Deborah Armstrong, Cindy Riemenschneider, Mari W. Buche, and Kenneth R. Armstrong

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Protection Motivation and Deterrence: Evidence from a Fortune 100 Company
David Sikolia, Douglas Twitchell, and Glen Sagers

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Adaptive System Use Revisited – A Methodological Replication
Phillip Haake, Silvia Schacht, and Alexander Maedche

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Training, Self-Efficacy, and Performance; a Replication Study
Behrooz Davazdahemami, Andy Luse, Kevin P. Scheibe, and Anthony M. Townsend

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Shackled to the Status Quo: A Replication
Binny M. Samuel and George K. Joy

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Cognitive Stopping Rules in a New Online Reality
Natalie Gerhart and John Windsor

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On the Merits and Limits of Replication and Negation for IS Research
Sebastian Olbrich, Ulrich Frank, Shirley Gregor, Fred Niederman, and Frantz Rowe

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The Trouble with Troubled Projects: Keeping Mum during Times of Crisis
Stacie Petter, Adriane B. Randolph, Julie DeJong, and Anthony T. Robinson

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Reflections on Replications
Fred Niederman and Sal March

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A Replication Manifesto
Alan R. Dennis and Joseph S. Valacich