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Business Models

Lai, R, K., Weill, P. and Malone, T. W. “Do Business Models Matter?” A paper analyzing business model effects versus industry effects.

Malone, T. W., Weill, P., Lai, R.K., D’Urso, V. T., Herman, G. Apel, T. G., and Woerner, S. L. “Do Some Business Models Perform Better than Others?” A paper describing the Business Model classification framework and differences in financial performance across Business Models.

Organizational Design Working papers

Anderson, Eric, Erik Brynjolfsson, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Duncan Simester, Understanding the Impact of Marketing Actions in Traditional Channels on the Internet: Evidence from a Large Scale Field Experiment, Working Paper, 2004.

Aral, Sinan and Peter Weill, IT Assets, Organizational Capabilities and Firm Performance: Asset and Capability Specific Complementarities. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan Center for Information Science Working Paper No. 343, August 2004.

Brynjolfsson, Erik and Lorin Hitt, Intangible But Not Unmeasurable: Some Thoughts on the Measurement and Magnitude of Intangible Assets, Working Paper, 2004.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, David Fitoussi and Lorin Hitt, The Information Technology Iceberg, Working Paper, May 2005.

D'Urso, Victoria T.: Home Buyer Search Duration and the Internet, Working Paper #168, 2002

Weill, Peter and Sinan Aral, IT Savvy Pays Off: How Top Performers Match IT Portfolios and Organizational Practices, Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan Center for Information Science Working Paper No. 353, May 2005.

Research briefings for managers

Brynjolfsson, Erik, “VII Pillars of Productivity,” Optimize, May 2005, Issue 43.

Weill, Peter, and Sinan Aral, “Managing the IT Portfolio (update Circa 2003),” CISR Research Briefing, Sloan School of Management, MIT, Volume 3, Number 1C, March 2003.

Weill, Peter, and Sinan Aral, “Managing the IT Portfolio: Returns from the Different IT Asset Classes,” CISR Research Briefing, Sloan School of Management, MIT, Volume 4, Number 1A, March 2004.

Weill, Peter, and Sinan Aral, “IT Savvy Pays Off,” CISR Research Briefing, Sloan School of Management, MIT, Volume 4, Number 3B, October 2004.

Weill, Peter, and Sinan Aral, “IT Savvy: Achieving Industry Leading Returns from Your IT Portfolio,” CISR Research Briefing, Sloan School of Management, MIT, Volume 5, Number 2A, July 2005.

Weill, Peter, and Anne Johnson, “Managing the IT Portfolio (update Circa 2005): Where did the Infrastructure Go?” CISR Research Briefing, Sloan School of Management, MIT, Volume 5, Number 3A, December 2005.

Dissertations and master theses (must be ordered from MIT Libraries)

Aral, Sinan. (forthcoming).

Fitoussi, David, Information Technology and Business Transformation: Work Location and the Allocation of Decision Rights, Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, (2004).

Hu, Yu, Essays on Internet Markets and Information Goods, Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, (2005).

Manoharn, Petch. (forthcoming).

Publications

Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall Van Alstyne, “Information, Technology, and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence,” Proceedings of the Twenty-seventh International Conference on Information Systems, Milwaukee, WI, (2006). Winner of Best Paper Award.

Fitoussi, David, "So Close and Yet so Far: Information Technology and the Spatial Distribution of Customer Service", Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth International Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, WA, (2003), p. 642.

Weill, Peter and Sinan Aral, “Generating Premium Returns on Your IT Investments,” Sloan Management Review, Winter 2006, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 39-48.

Weill, Peter and Sinan Aral, “IT Assets, Organizational Capabilities & Firm Performance: How Resource Allocations and Organizational Differences Explain Performance Variation,” Organization Science (forthcoming).

Related Publications

Bresnahan, T., Brynjolfsson, E. and Hitt, L. 1999. "Information Technology, Workplace Organization and the Demand for Skilled Labor: Firm Level Evidence", NBER Working Paper No. W7136.

Brynjolfsson, Erik and Lorin Hitt, "Computing Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence", Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 85, (2003), p. 793.

Brynjolfsson, Erik and Hitt, Lorin, “Intangible Assets and the Economic Impact of Computers,” in Transforming Enterprise, Dutton, William H., Kahin, Brian, O'Callaghan, Ramon, and Wyckoff, Andrew W. (Eds.) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, (2004).

Brynjolfsson, Erik and Lorin Hitt, “Intangible but not Unmeasurable: Some Thoughts on the Measurement and Magnitude of Intangible Assets,” in Carol Corrado, John Haltiwanger and Daniel Sichel, eds. Measuring Capital in the New Economy, NBER, University of Chicago Press (in press)

Brynjolfsson, Erik, Lorin M. Hitt, and Shinkyu Yang, "Intangible Assets: How Computers and Organizational Structure Affect Stock Market Valuations", Brookings Panel on Economic Activity, vol. 1, (2002), p. 137.

Brynjolfsson, E., Hitt, L. and Yang, S. 2002. "Intangible Assets: How the Interaction of Information Technology and Organizational Design Affects Stock Market Valuations", Sloan School of Management Working Paper, MIT: Cambridge, MA.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith, "Consumer Surplus in the Digital Economy: Estimating the Value of Increased Product Variety at Online Booksellers," Management Science, vol. 49, (2003), p. 1580.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Zhang, Michael, "Slicing the Gordian Knot: A Novel Mechanism for Providing Innovation Incentives for Digital Goods", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Information Systems, Washington, D.C. (2004), p. 517. (2006 version)

Hitt, L. and Brynjolfsson, E. 1997. "Information Technology and Internal Firm Organization: An Exploratory Analysis", Journal of Management Information Systems, 14, 2: 79-99.

Hunter, Starling III, "Information Technology, Organizational Learning, and the Market Value of the Firm", Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, vol. 5, (2003), p. 1.

Van Alstyne, Marshall and Erik Brynjolfsson, “Global Village or Cyber-Balkans? Modeling and Measuring the Integration of Electronic Communities,” Management Science, vol. 51, (2005), p. 851.

Organizational Practices
Working papers

Woerner, Stephanie L., Wanda J. Orlikowski, and JoAnne Yates, “The Media Toolbox: Combining Media in Organizational Communication.” (2004).

Yates, JoAnne, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and Stephanie L. Woerner, “Conversational Coherence through Threading: Using Email Threads to Coordinate Distributed Work,” (under review).

Research briefing for managers

Ghosh, T., Yates, J. and Orlikowski, W. J., “Using Communication Norms for Coordination: Evidence from a Distributed Team”, Center for eBusiness Research Briefing, Volume V, Number 2, October 2004.

Scully, M.A. “Gender and “Virtual Work”: How New Technologies Influence Work Practices and Gender Equity,” CGO Insights, Briefing Note Number 12, May 2002.

Dissertations and masters theses (must be ordered from MIT Libraries)

Cunha, José João Marques de Oliveria Vieira da. Making the Numbers: Agency in Computer-generated Formal Representations of Sales Work, Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (2006). (Nominated for Best Dissertation Award, Academy of Management)

Im, Hyun. (forthcoming).

O'Leary, Michael Boyer, Geographic Dispersion in Teams: Its History, Experience, Measurement, and Change, Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, (2002).

Rowello, Gertrude Bruner, The Effects of Telecommuting on the Temporal Patterns of Managers and Employees, Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, (2002).

Xie, Xusong, An Empirical Study of the Coordination of Distributed Software Development, Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (2004).

Proceedings and journal articles

Ghosh, T., Yates, J. and Orlikowski, W. J., "Using Communication Norms for Coordination: Evidence from a Distributed Team", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Information Systems, Washington, D.C. (2004), p. 115. (Nominated for Best Paper Award)

Im, Hyun-Gyung, JoAnne Yates, and Wanda J. Orlikowski, "Temporal Coordination through Communication: Using Genres in a Virtual Start-up Organization", Information, Technology, and People, vol. 18, (2005), pp. 89-119.

Jackson, Anne, JoAnne Yates, and Wanda Orlikowski, “Corporate Blogging: Building Community through Persistent Digital Talk,”
Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, (2007).

Kellogg, Katherine C., Wanda J. Orlikowski, and JoAnne Yates, “Enacting New Ways of Organizing: Exploring the Activities and Consequences of Post-Industrial Work,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, vol. 62, (2002), p. 1. (Nominated for OCIS Best Paper Award)

Kellogg, Katherine C., Wanda J. Orlikowski and JoAnne Yates, “Life in the Trading Zone: Structuring Coordination Across Boundaries in Postbureaucratic Organizations,” Organization Science, 17 (1), (2006), pp. 22-44. (abstract)

Mazmanian, Melissa, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and JoAnne Yates, "CrackBerrys: Exploring the Social Implications of Ubiquitous Wireless Email Devices," in Proceedings of the IFIP 8.2 Working Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Cleveland, OH: July 2005.

Mazmanian, M., Orlikowski, W.J. and Yates, J. “Ubiquitous Email: Individual Experiences and Organizational Consequences of BlackBerry Use,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, vol. 66, (2006). (Nominated for OCIS Best Paper Award)

Orlikowski, W.J. "Material Knowing: The Scaffolding of Human Knowledgeability," European Journal of Information Systems, forthcoming.

Schultze, Ulrike, "Self-Serve Internet Technology and Social Embeddedness: Balancing Rationalization and Relationships ", Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Conference on Information Systems, Barcelona, Spain, (2002), p. 503.

Schultze, Ulrike, “Complementing Self-Serve Technology with Service Relationships: The Customer Perspective,” Electronic Service Journal, 2003, vol 3, no 1, pp. 7-31.

Schultze, Ulrike and Wanda J. Orlikowski, "A Practice Perspective on Technology-Mediated Network Relations: The Use of Internet-based Self-Serve Technologies", Information Systems Research, vol. 15, (2004), p. 87. (abstract)

Woerner, S., Orlikowski, W.J., and Yates, J. "Scaffolding Conversations: Combining Media in Organizational Communication. 21st European Group for Organizational Studies Conference, Berlin, July 2005.

Woerner, S.L, J. Yates, and W. J. Orlikowski, “Conversational Coherence in Instant Messaging and Getting Work Done,” Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, (2007).

Yates, JoAnne, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and Stephanie L. Woerner, "Virtual Organizing: Using Threads to Coordinate Distributed Work", Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, (2003), p. 1.

Book chapters

Vieira da Cunha, Joao (2006) Um perspectiva crítica da virtualização do
controlo. In Gomes, Jorge F. S., Cunha, Miguel P., & Rego, Armenio (Eds.),
Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão: 21 Temas e Debates para o Século XXI.
Lisbon: RH Editora.

Translated title: "A critical perspective of the virtualization of control"

Scully, Maureen and Blake-Beard, Stacy, “Locating Class in Organizational Diversity Work: Class as Structure, Style, and Process,” Prasad, P., Konrad, A. and Pringle, J. (Eds.), Handbook of Workplace Diversity, London: Sage, (2006).

Yates, J., and W. J. Orlikowski, “The PowerPoint Presentation and its Corollaries: How Genres Shape Communicative Action in Organizations,” Mark Zachry and Charlotte Thralls (Eds.), Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions: Cultural Perspectives on the Regulation of Discourse and Organizations, Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing, (2006).



     

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