Über den Autor
Yogesh K. Dwivedi is a lecturer in Information Systems at the School of Business and Economics, Swansea University, Wales, UK. He obtained his PhD entitled, Investigating consumer adoption, usage and impact of broadband: UK households, and MSc in information systems from the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics, Brunel University, UK. His doctoral research has been awarded the ï¿½Highly Commended Awardï¿½ by the European Foundation for Management and Development (EFMD) and Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. His research focuses on the adoption and diffusion of information and communication technology (ICT) in organisations and society. As well as having presented at leading IS conferences such as ECIS and AMCIS, he has co-authored several papers which have appeared (or will be appearing) in international referred journals such as Communications of the ACM, Information Systems Journal, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Operational Research Society, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Industrial Management & Data Systems and Electronic Government, An International Journal. He has authored a book on Consumer Adoption and Use of Broadband and also co-edited a Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission. He is senior editor of DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, assistant editor of Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy and member of the editorial board/review board of several journals including, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Electronic Government, An International Journal as well as being a guest/issue co-editor of the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, Government Information Quarterly, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research and Electronic Government, an international journal. He is a member of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) and life member of the Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management, New Delhi. Banita Lal is a lecturer in the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK. She obtained her PhD and MSc in Information Systems from the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics, Brunel University. Her research interests involve examining the individual and organizational adoption and usage of ICTs and technology-enabled alternative forms of working. She has published several research papers in internationally refereed journals such as Industrial Management and Data Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Electronic Government, International Journal of Mobile Communications, and Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, and has presented several papers at several international conferences. Michael D. Williams is a professor in the School of Business and Economics at Swansea University in the UK. He holds a BSc from the CNAA, an MEd from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the University of Sheffield. He is a member of the British Computer Society and is registered as a chartered engineer. Prior to entering academia professor Williams spent twelve years developing and implementing ICT systems in both public and private sectors in a variety of domains including finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, and local government, and since entering academia, has acted as consultant for both public and private organizations. He is the author of numerous fully refereed and invited papers within the ICT domain, has editorial board membership of a number of academic journals, and has obtained external research funding from sources including the European Union, the Nuffield Foundation, and the Welsh Assembly Government. Scott L. Schneberger is a professor and the Dean of Academics at Principia College, Elsah, IL, most recently at the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University where he was an associate professor and co-executive director of the Center for Applied Research in Emerging Technologies. Scott has also taught business information systems courses at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University. He has taught undergraduate and graduate students, MBAs, and executive MBAs, PhDs, and delivered executive education information systems courses to corporations. Scott has published in numerous academic research journals, presented at leading conferences, published business teaching cases, and authored information systems books. Before entering academia, Scott served twenty years in the U.S. Navy as an intelligence officer, retiring at the rank of Commander. He is a combat veteran, and served in ships, submarines, and aircraft. His last naval position was Head of Plans and Policy, Information Systems, for the Director of Naval Intelligence in The Pentagon.
Capability theory Diffusion of innovation Evolutionary diffusion theory Grounded theory approach Health information system theory Information systems research Language-action perspective Structural equation modeling Systems analysis and design Technology acceptance model
Theory is considered to be the bedrock of academic research, often being viewed as the foundation upon which scientific enquiry is organized and built. Despite its ubiquity throughout information systems research, there is much that remains unknown about theory.