Friday, March 10, 2017

Prof. Faraj publishes a new paper: "A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams" (MISQ)

Professor Faraj, Professor Kudaravalli, and Professor Johnson publish a new paper "A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams" at MIS Quarterly. More details can be found at the MISQ Website.

Kudaravalli, S., Faraj, S., & Johnson, S. L. (2017). A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams. MIS Quarterly, 41(1). pp. 43-64.



Monday, December 5, 2016

Prof. Faraj publishes a new paper: "Online Community as Space for Knowledge Flows" (ISR)

Professor Faraj publishes a new paper "Online Community as Space for Knowledge Flows" at Information Systems Research coauthoring with Georg von Krogh, Eric Monteiro, and Karim R. Lakhani. This paper is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. You can freely download it from the ISR website.

http://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/10.1287/isre.2016.0682














This paper is an overview piece on the ISR special issue project on Collaboration and
Value Creation in Online Communities edited by Samer Faraj, Georg von Krogh, Karim R. Lakhani,and Eric Monteiro. Seven papers were selected for inclusion in this special issue. The list of the papers is below.
  • Arazy O, Daxenberger J, Lifshitz-Assaf H, Nov O, Gurevych I (2016) Turbulent stability of emergent roles: The dualistic nature of self-organizing knowledge coproduction. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Barrett M, Oborn E, Orlikowski WJ (2016) Creating value in online communities: The sociomaterial configuring of strategy, platform, and stakeholder engagement. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Bauer J, Franke N, Tuertscher P (2016) Intellectual property norms in online communities: How user-organized intellectual property regulation supports innovation. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Lindberg A, Berente N, Gaskin J, Lyytinen K (2016) Coordinating interdependencies in online communities: A study of an open source software project. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Majchrzak A, Malhotra A (2016) Effect of knowledge-sharing trajectories on innovative outcomes in temporary online crowds. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Shaikh M, Vaast E (2016) Folding and unfolding: Balancing openness and transparency in open source communities. Inform. Systems Res.
  • Stanko MA (2016) Toward a theory of remixing in online innovation communities. Inform. Systems Res.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Prof. Faraj wins Best Published Paper Award (AOM 2016)

Professor Samer Faraj, Professor Steven Johnson, and Professor Hani Safadi are the winners of the Best Published Paper Award of 2016, an award given by the OCIS division of Academy of Management for the following article: Johnson, S. L., Safadi, H., & Faraj, S. (2015). The emergence of online community leadership. Information Systems Research, 26(1), 165-187.

More details can be found at the OCIS website.


GCC student Karla Sayegh receives Best Conference Reviewer Award (AOM 2016)

Ph.D. Student Karla Sayegh receives Best Conference Reviewer Award at the OCIS Division, Academy of Management Conference 2016.

Talk on Online Communities (Videos on The Globe and Mail)

Professor Faraj gives talks on online communities at the video interview series by The Globe and Mail.

1. What are Online Communities?
  - Talks about the different between online communities and Social Media and where online communities are most effective.

2. The Great Leaders of Online Communities
  - Talks about what makes great leaders of online communities.


Friday, September 12, 2014

Professors Nugus and Faraj's Grant Ranked First

Professors Peter Nugus and Samer Faraj’s Insight Grant to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), entitled: "Emerging Organizational Practices: Lessons from Radical Hospital Re-structuring," was ranked 1st out of 46 applications and was awarded $70,494 for the fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16.