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2022

The CTO Newsletter - May 2022

Dear CTO member, dear Guest!

We would like to share important information on the upcoming 2022 Annual Meeting deadlines and ongoing CTO projects.

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Annual meeting information:

  • The 82nd Annual Meeting will be held from 5 – 9 August 2022 in Seattle, Washington. It will include in-person, virtual (synchronous and asynchronous) and hybrid sessions. We are developing an exciting program addressing All-Academy theme “Creating a Better World Together”, through stimulating PDWs, engaging paper sessions, and PhD/JFC consortia. Registration information can be found here.
  • The CTO division received a record number of submissions this year (200 papers and 50 PDWs and Symposia) and was able to accept several outstanding papers (128), symposia (13) and PDWs (7). Thank you to all for submitting your work to the Division! Thank you also to all reviewers and AEs for supporting the review process. Congratulations to all authors of accepted submissions! We look forward to seeing many of you in Seattle or joining in hybrid mode from around the world.
  • The range of accepted PDWs promises a highly engaging series of workshops for CTO members and collaborators. In particular, this year we have multiple PDWs on computationally-intensive technologies as well as a variety of PDWs on topics involving AI/ML, algorithms, and bots. For further information, please contact Nick Berente (PDW Chair).
  • Important date: If you have a paper you are working on and would like to have feedback from senior scholars, please consider the CTO Paper Development Workshop, chaired by Jennifer Gibbs; AOM/CTO rejected papers are eligible for submission to the workshop as well as any other papers in progress. Authors will receive great feedback on their papers from senior scholar mentors. Authors should send Jenn prospective papers that they want to workshop along with a current CV for all authors of the paper by May 31st. Accepted authors will be notified in June.
  • Please consider nominating an outstanding article for consideration for the 2022 CTO Best Published Paper Award. To be considered for this award, a current CTO member must be an author of an academic paper published in a related journal in 2021. Please email your nomination to Marco Marabelli by May 15th. Self-nominations are accepted and typical.


Division updates
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Keynote: We are delighted to announce that Samer Faraj will deliver the 2022 CTO Distinguished Scholar keynote talk, during the plenary session in Seattle. Samer is an outstanding scholar, having carried out, over the years, transdisciplinary and impactful research contributing to fields including information systems, management, and communications. We are delighted and honored to have Samer deliver the 2020 keynote.

  • CTO Mentoring Program: Our mentoring program for junior CTO members is open for mentee enrollment (already 17 potential mentors are looking forward to collaborating with mentees). We are cordially inviting mentees and mentors to join the program. Please review the simple process and enroll here.
  • We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research Join the discussions and keep conversations going!
  • It is with the utmost sadness that we share the passing of Professor Andy Van de Ven of the University of Minnesota. Andy was an eminent scholar, a former President of AOM, winner of many major scholarly awards, and a founding editor of AMD.  He influenced a number of us in the CTO Division with his seminal work on innovation and change and his work on engaged scholarship.  Above all, he was a generous, affable, and humble scholar who will be sorely missed. 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!

Do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on the microsite (http://cto.aom.org) all on our social media handles below. For more info on microsite and media, contact our Webmaster, Yulia Litvinova.

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah
CIO & Newsletter Editor




The CTO Newsletter - July 2022

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

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Please, let us know if there is anything you would like to announce for the AOM Annual Meeting 2022.
Thank you.

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor





2021

The CTO Winter 2021 Newsletter

Dear CTO member, dear Guest!

We hope your fall semester is ending smoothly! We would like to share some important information on ongoing CTO projects and upcoming 2022 Annual Meeting deadlines.

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Annual Meeting:

  • Paper submission: CTO invites submissions of innovative papers and symposia at the intersection of communication, digital technology and organizing, and relying upon a broad range of theoretical perspectives, research methods, and data.

The deadline for submitting research papers, symposia, and Professional Development Workshop (PDW) proposals is Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 17:00 ET (UTC/GMT - 5). Submissions should be made through the Academy's Submission Center website, here. For more information please read at the call for papers and symposia here (or contact Michael Barrett, Division Program Chair) and the call for PDWs here (or contact, Nick Berente, Division PDW Chair).

  • Call for reviewers: The vibrant, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating CTO community depends heavily on voluntary service work. Please consider registering as a reviewer for the CTO community and contribute to the success of the 2022 CTO Division program. We will ask you to review a maximum of three papers or symposia. 

Division updates:

 The Division’s new name—Communication, Digital Technology, and Organization (CTO)—has officially launched! Thanks to those who participated in the name change process and vote. The executive committee continues to work toward building a new Division logo and branding materials across our communication channels.

  • The executive committee is currently implementing several initiatives for the coming year, including:
    • Thematic online workshops (methods, theory building etc.)
    • Further opportunities for members to meet at meetings/workshops outside of the Annual Meeting in August.
  • Mentoring Program: Our mentoring program for junior CTO members is open for mentee enrollment (already 18 potential mentors are looking forward to collaborating with mentees). We are cordially inviting mentees and mentors to join the program. Please review the simple process and enroll here.
  • We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research Join the discussions and keep conversations going!

 

We wish you all a safe and wonderful winter break with your family and friends!

 

Do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below.

Katherine Chudoba

2021 - 2022 Division Chair


Divinus Oppong-Tawiah
CIO & Newsletter Editor




The OCIS Fall 2021 Newsletter

Dear OCIS/CTO member, dear Guest!

We hope that this newsletter finds you well and safe.

The OCIS program at this year's Academy of Management Annual Meeting was a great success. Thanks to everyone who attended the Virtual AOM annual meeting online! Many thanks to everyone in the OCIS community who contributed in various ways to a fantastic conference program.

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Annual Meeting
All conference videos are still available for Annual Meeting participants here, and AOM members who did not attend the meeting can find post-conference access here.

We want to recap a few prominent events of the meeting:

Keynote Address

Prof. Melissa Mazmanian, Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine delivered the OCIS Keynote address titled "Temporal maps and mazes: The intricacies of work time in a connected, tracked, and pandemic-infused world." You can now watch the video of the presentation here.

PDW and Symposia Highlights

The OCIS Executive Committee sponsored several PDWs and symposia, including:

  • PDW: “The rise of computational methods in theory building.”
  • PDW: “Integrating Induction and Abduction for Theory Development in Big Data Research.”
  • Paper Development Workshop
  • Junior Faculty Consortium (JFC)
  • Doctoral Consortium (DC)

Video recordings of the PDWs are available to everyone here.

As well, highlighted paper sessions on Organizational and Social Applications of AI and Virtual Teams: Opportunities and Challenges for Organizations and Organizing are available here.

OCIS Division Awards

Several scholars received OCIS Division Awards for their scholarship and service activities. Please visit the Awards 2021 page, our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter handles below to celebrate the winners once again!

Division Updates
Our Division has a new name!

Our new name of Communication, Digital Technology, and Organization (CTO) was approved at the annual meeting! Thanks to those who participated in the name change process and vote. The executive committee is working to launch a new logo and branding materials across our communication channels soon.

Mentoring Program

We are happy to announce the launch of our mentorship program for junior OCIS members, as part of student initiatives. We are cordially inviting mentees and mentors to join the program. Please review the simple process and enroll here.

Insights and Research

We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!

Leadership Transitions

  • The OCIS Division would like to congratulate and thank Prof. Ola Henfridsson, University of Miami, for his incredible service to the community over the past several years. Ola completed his term as the Past Division Chair. Thank you, Ola!
  • We would like to congratulate and welcome Prof Nicholas Berente, University of Notre Dame, incoming 2021-2022 OCIS Program Chair-elect.
  • You can check out the updated Executive Committee here.
Finally, take a moment to read the OCIS/CTO Division Annual Report (2020-2021) here.

 


Katherine Chudoba
2021-2022 Division Chair

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor




The OCIS Summer 2021 Newsletter

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope that this newsletter finds you well and safe.

Your OCIS Executive Committee has been hard at work moving forward several initiatives and preparing for our upcoming virtual annual meeting. Please see below some important updates regarding the upcoming virtual Annual Meeting and the OCIS division.

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Annual Meeting Information

AOM’s Annual Meeting will take place online with mostly synchronous (live) sessions and a few asynchronous (pre-recorded) sessions. We would like to highlight the following synchronous sessions (all times refers to UTC-4/New York time), in particular:

Professional Development Workshops (PDWs)

We have two exciting PDWs to be held in synchronous online sessions with the following schedule:

  • The rise of computational methods in theory building (session 340), Saturday, 31 July 11:30 – 14:00 EDT.
  • Integrating Induction and Abduction for Theory Development in Big Data Research (session 425), Saturday, 31 July 15:30 – 17:00 EDT.

OCIS Paper Development Workshop (OPDW)

The workshop welcomes participants to discuss their OCIS-related research in progress with senior faculty and other workshop participants. Confirmed mentors include Ola Henfridsson, Elena Karahanna, Ann Majchrzak, Matthew Weber, Youngjin Yoo, and Manju Ahuja. Please submit your paper to Ola Henfridsson (OPDW Chair) by July 15, 2021. Acceptance (which is required for workshop attendance) will be notified shortly thereafter. The workshop (session 1656) will be held on Sunday, 1 August, 10 - 11:30 EDT.

DC / JFC Consortia

Congratulations to all participants! Both events (session 84 and session 85, respectively) will be held in a synchronous format on Friday, 30 July from 10:00 to 14:00 EDT. Please contact Michael Barrett (DC Chair) and Kathy Chudoba (JFC Chair) for more information.

Plenary Session and Business Meeting

The OCIS Business Meeting will be a synchronous online event on Monday, 2 August at 9:00 EDT followed immediately by the OCIS Plenary (also synchronous), at 10:00 EDT. This year’s plenary session will feature Melissa Mazmanian, professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine as Keynote Speaker. She will deliver a talk titled “Temporal maps and mazes: The intricacies of work time in a connected, tracked, and pandemic-infused world.” We look forward to seeing all members at these two major OCIS events.

Paper Sessions

This year, the OCIS paper sessions will be mostly synchronous. A few asynchronous sessions (and recorded) will be offered, and can be reviewed at any time during the conference. The program of the annual meeting is accessible here.

Registration

Information about registration for the Annual Meeting can be found here. If you have an accepted paper / panel in the conference, you should have received an email on what to do next. Otherwise, please visit here for how to prepare and upload materials to your session(s). For questions about accepted papers, please contact the program chair, Marco Marabelli.

 

 

 

Division Updates

OCIS 2021 Election

Thank you for participating in the OCIS 2021 executive committee elections and congratulations to:

  • Program Chair-elect: Nicholas Berente (University of Notre Dame)
  • International Representatives-at-Large: Mari-Klara Stein (Copenhagen Business School) and Karla Sayegh (University of Cambridge)
  • Representatives-at-Large: Mareike Mohlmann (Bentley University) and Matthew Weber (Rutgers University)
  • Division Practitioner-at-Large: Varun Nagaraj (Case Western Reserve University)

Our Division has a new name!

Voting has concluded and our members have voted to approve the new name of Communication, Digital Technology, and Organization (CTO). Thanks to those who participated in the name change process and vote.

RICK-OCIS Workshop

Thank you for participating in this seminal (online) workshop co-sponsored by the OCIS division and Information and Organization. The workshop showcased presentations and interactive sessions on “Responding to Crisis through Digital Innovation”. The workshop was attended by over 120 people.

Call for Papers

During the RICK-OCIS workshop, a Call for Papers was announced for a Special Issue at Information and Organization on Data Governance, Digital Innovation and Grand Challenges. We look forward to receiving your papers by November 1, 2021.

Mentoring Program

We are happy to announce the launch of our mentorship program for junior OCIS members, as part of student initiatives. We are currently inviting mentors to join the program, please see here for mentoring guidelines and how to sign-up. Information for potential mentees is coming soon.

Insights and Research

We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the second virtual Annual Meeting next month!

Please do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below. Stay safe!

 

Jennifer Gibbs

2020-2021 OCIS Division Chair

 

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor

 

 

 

 

 

AOM’s Member Community

Now more than ever, it is essential that we remind ourselves of our mission: to build a vibrant and supportive community by expanding opportunities to connect and explore ideas. In this unprecedented time, AOM’s community makes a difference by helping our fellow members and extended community through the following research and resources:

 

The OCIS Spring 2021 Newsletter

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope this newsletter finds you well! In what follows, we share information on preparation for the upcoming 2021 virtual Annual Meeting and other division-related updates.

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Annual Meeting Information

  • The 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held virtually from 29 July – 4 August 2021. We are developing an exciting program addressing the All-Academy theme “Bringing the Manager Back in Management”, through stimulating PDWs, engaging paper sessions, and developmental consortiums. Early registration is now open and registration information can be found here.
  • The OCIS division was able to accept several outstanding papers, symposia and PDWs . Thank you to all for submitting your work to the division! Thank you also to all reviewers and AEs for supporting the review process. Congratulations to all authors of accepted submissions!
  • The range of accepted PDWs promises a highly engaging series of workshops for OCIS members and collaborators. For further information, please contact Michael Barrett (PDW Chair).
  • Important date: If you have a paper you are working on and would like to have feedback from senior scholars, please consider the OCIS Paper Development Workshop (OPDW). Authors should send prospective papers that they want to workshop along with a current CV for all authors on the paper to the Ola Henfridsson (OPDW Chair) by 1 June, 2021. Accepted authors will be notified by 15 June, 2021.
  • Important date: The call for Doctoral Consortium application can be found here. The deadline has been extended to 1 June, 2021 to accommodate submissions disrupted by COVID-19. Accepted students with a US affiliation can benefit from NSF support (to cover the conference fee) but will need to take care of the AOM membership. You can contact Michael Barrett (DC Chair) for more information. Please put “DC 2021 application” in the subject line.
  • Important date: The call for applications to our engaging Junior Faculty Consortium is also now available here. Registration deadline is 15 June, 2021.You can contact Kathy Chudoba (JFC Chair) for further information. Please put “OCIS JFC” in the subject line.
  • Please consider nominating an outstanding article for consideration for the 2021 OCIS Best Published Paper Award. To be considered for this award, a current OCIS member must be an author of an academic paper published in a Communication or Information Systems journal in 2020. Please email your nomination to Kathy Chudoba by 1 June, 2021.

Division Updates

  • The 2021 OCIS Division Elections is currently open for voting on the Academy's election website until 17 May 2021. We invite you to invite you to cast your vote to help us replenish our leadership team. Your vote matters!! If you have not already done so, we encourage you to take a minute to vote here!
  • Hold the Date! OCIS members will be invited to register for a free online RICK workshop in partnership with OCIS titled 'Responding to Crisis through Digital Innovation'. The event will take place on Monday, 14 June 2021, 10 am to 1 pm (EST). Details for registration are to follow on the microsite around 17 May, 2021.
  • The executive committee is excited to announce the successful change to the divisions name! We have been approved to rename OCIS as Communication, Digital Technology and Organization (CTO). More details about the transition will be shared soon. Please keep an eye out for a short survey asking for your endorsement of the name change, which is the final step in the process. Other on-going initiatives include:
    • Co-sponsoring the 3rd pre-AOM symposium on AI and emerging topics to increase collaboration opportunities outside the annual meeting. For more information, please contact Emmanuel Monod.
  • The OCIS student initiative is preparing to launch a Mentorship Initiative for OCIS doctoral students and Junior Faculty beyond the Annual Meeting. The Mentor/Mentee Match is a Connect@AOM-supported Initiative that will help young scholars grow professionally and develop their network to foster research collaborations in the future. Look forward to more details in the next newsletter.
  • We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!

AOM’s Member Community

Now more than ever, it is essential that we remind ourselves of our mission: to build a vibrant and supportive community by expanding opportunities to connect and explore ideas. In this unprecedented time, AOM’s community makes a difference by helping our fellow members and extended community through the following research and resources:


2020

The OCIS Winter 2020 Newsletter

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope your fall semester is ending smoothly! We would like to share some important information on ongoing OCIS projects and upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting deadlines.

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Annual Meeting 2021: Call for Submissions and Reviewers

  • Paper submission: OCIS invites submissions of innovative papers and symposia at the intersection of communication, technology and organizing, and relying upon a broad range of theoretical perspectives, research methods, and data.

    The deadline for submitting research papers, symposia, and Professional Development Workshop (PDW) proposals is Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 17:00 ET (UTC/GMT - 5). Submissions should be made through the Academy's Submission Center website. For more information have a look at the call for papers and symposia (or contact Marco Marabelli, Program Chair) and the call for PDWs (or contact Michael Barrett, PDW Chair).
  • Call for reviewers: The vibrant, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating OCIS community is dependent on voluntary service work. Please consider registering as a reviewer for the OCIS community and contribute to the success of the 2021 OCIS division program. We will ask you to review a maximum of three papers.

Division Updates

  • The executive committee is looking to implement several initiatives from the 5-year division review, including:
    • Division name change to Communication, Technology and Organizing (CTO)
    • DC/JFC Alumni initiative, Research Startup Sessions, and Mentorship Program for young scholars to increase collaboration and socialization opportunities at the annual meeting
    • Co-sponsoring workshops on AI and emerging topics to increase collaboration opportunities outside the annual meeting
    • In light of the online format for AOM 2021, we are planning ways to enhance the virtual conference experience for our division members as well as engagement throughout the year. If you have any suggestions, please let us know!
  • The OCIS student initiative is a new activity that expands OCIS activities beyond the Annual Meeting. Current initiatives include preparation of a new blog-post series based on videos from #AOM2020 Annual Meeting, and launch of the OCIS Mentorship Program, embedded in the AOM platform.
  • We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!

We wish you all a safe and wonderful winter break with your family and friends!

Please do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below. Stay safe!

 

Jennifer Gibbs

2020-2021 OCIS Division Chair

 

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor

AOM’s Member Community

Now more than ever, it is essential that we remind ourselves of our mission: to build a vibrant and supportive community by expanding opportunities to connect and explore ideas. In this unprecedented time, AOM’s community makes a difference by helping our fellow members and extended community through research and resources. Here’s how to stay connected with AOM and our global membership:

Our thoughts are with you as we confront the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our professional and personal lives.

The OCIS Fall 2020 Newsletter

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope that this newsletter finds you well and safe.

The OCIS program at this year's Academy of Management Conference was a success. Thanks to everyone who attended the Virtual AOM annual meeting online! Many thanks to everyone in the OCIS community who contributed in various ways to a fantastic conference program.

We want to recap a few prominent events of the meeting:

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Annual Meeting Recap

  • Profs Janet Fulk, Ann Majchrzak, Youngjin Yoo, Kevin Crowston, and Paul Leonardi delivered the OCIS Keynote address titled "Viewpoints of the past, present, and future of OCIS." You can now read transcripts of the presentation here. The videos are available only to meeting participants right now, and will be made available to everyone after October 31, 2020.
  • The OCIS Executive Committee sponsored several PDWs and symposia, including:
    • PDW: Technology and the Changing Nature of Work: What, If Anything, Is Actually Changing?
    • PDW: What's New About Digital Transformation? Exploring Interdisciplinary, Multi-Level Research Ideas
    • PDW: Practicing Data Governance to Increase Benefits and Reduce Harm
    • Pre-AOM Symposia on AI, co-hosted with Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE) and Management Consulting Division (MCD)
    • Paper Development Workshop
    • Junior Faculty Consortium (JFC)
    • Doctoral Consortium (DC)
  • Several scholars received OCIS Division Awards for their scholarship and service activities. Please visit the Awards 2020 page, or our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter handles below to celebrate the winners once again!

Division Updates

  • Following the successful completion of the 5-year division review, the executive committee is looking to implement several initiatives, including:
    • Division name change to Communication, Technology and Organizing (CTO). As promised in the business meeting, we will ask members to vote on the name change shortly, so keep an eye out for an email invitation to vote online.
    • Communication plan and division rebranding to reflect and promote domain statement and name changes.
    • DC/JFC Alumni initiative, Research Startup Sessions, and Mentorship Program for young scholars to increase collaboration and socialization opportunities at the annual meeting.
    • Co-sponsoring workshops on AI and emerging topics to increase collaboration opportunities outside the annual meeting.
  • We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!
  • The OCIS Division would like to congratulate and thank Prof. Likoebe Maruping, Georgia State University, for his incredible service to the community over the past several years. Likoebe completed his term as the Past Division Chair. Thank you, Likoebe!
  • Finally, we would like to congratulate and welcome Prof. Michael Barrett, Cambridge University, incoming 2020-2021 OCIS Program Chair-elect.
  • You can check out the updated Executive Committee here.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below. Stay safe!

Jennifer Gibbs

2020-2021 OCIS Division Chair

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor

 

AOM’s Member Community

Now more than ever, it is essential that we remind ourselves of our mission: to build a vibrant and supportive community by expanding opportunities to connect and explore ideas. In this unprecedented time, AOM’s community makes a difference by helping our fellow members and extended community through research and resources. Here’s how to stay connected with AOM and our global membership:

Our thoughts are with you as we confront the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our professional and personal lives.

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Newsletter!

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope that this newsletter finds you well! In what follows, we offer updates on the preparation for the upcoming 2020 virtual Annual Meeting and other division-related updates.

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Annual Meeting Info

• In view of the AOM Board of Governors’ decision to cancel the 2020 physical meeting and instead organize a virtual meeting in some form, we are currently working out the details of the OCIS program. For now, we have decided that the DC/JFC, the paper development workshop, the business meeting and awards ceremony, and most PDWs will be held online, possibly along with a selection of symposia and paper presentations.
• The OCIS division received a record number of submissions this year (204 papers, 27 symposia). Thank you to everyone who submitted. Congratulations to all authors of accepted papers. Thank you to all reviewers and AEs for supporting the review process.
• The range of accepted PDWs promises a highly engaging series of workshops for OCIS members and collaborators. For further information, please contact Marco Marabelli (PDW Chair).
• If you have a paper you are working on and would like to have feedback from senior scholars, please consider the OCIS Paper Development Workshop (OPDW). Authors should send prospective papers that they want to workshop along with a current CV for all authors on the paper to Likoebe Maruping by June 1, 2020. Accepted authors will be notified by June 10, 2020.
• Please check out the call for Doctoral Consortium application here. The deadline has been extended to June 15, 2020 to accommodate submissions disrupted by COVID-19. You can contact Marco Marabelli (DC Chair) for more information.
• The call for applications to our engaging Junior Faculty Consortium is also now available here. You can contact Jennifer Gibbs (JFC Chair) for further information.
• Please consider nominating an outstanding article for consideration for the 2020 OCIS Best Published Paper Award. To be considered for this award, a current OCIS member must be an author of an academic paper published in a Communication or Information Systems journal in 2019. Please email your nomination to Jennifer Gibbs by June 1, 2020.

Division Updates
• The 5-year review of the OCIS-division was successfully completed in April 2020. We will shortly share a separate statement about the review
• We invite new articles, blogs, feedback, comments, and emerging topics on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!

Please do not hesitiate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below. Stay safe!

Ola Henfridsson
OCIS Division Chair

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah
CIO & Newsletter Editor





2019

Welcome to the Winter 2019 Newsletter!

Dear OCIS member, dear Guest!

We hope your fall semester is ending smoothly! We would like to share some important information on ongoing OCIS projects and upcoming Annual Meeting deadlines.

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Annual Meeting deadlines:

  • Paper submission: OCIS invites submissions of innovative papers and symposia on organizational communication and information systems topics, and relying upon a broad range of theoretical perspectives, research methods, and data.

    The deadline for submitting research papers, symposia, and Professional Development Workshop (PDW) proposals is Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5 pm ET (NY Time). Submissions should be made through the Academy's Submission Center website. You can access the call for papers and symposia here (or contact Kathy Chudoba) and the call for PDW here (or contact Marco Marabelli).
  • Call for reviewers: The vibrant, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating OCIS community is dependent on voluntary service work. Please consider to register as a reviewer for the OCIS community and contribute to the success of the 2020 OCIS division program. Please click here to register. We will ask you to review a maximum of three papers.

Division Updates:

  • We invite feedback, comments, and emerging insights on articles and blogs on our Insights & Research page. Join the discussions and keep our conversations going!
  • The OCIS student initiative is a new activity that expands OCIS activities beyond the Annual Meeting.
  • The next OCIS-MC Artificial Intelligence conferences (after the inaugural conference at Harvard in 2019) will take place in Shanghai (July 11-12) 2020 and Vancouver (Pre-AoM: August 5, 2020). The conferences are organized in collaboration with the Management Consulting (MC) division. Contact: Emmanuel Monod, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics.

We wish you all a wonderful winter break with your family and friends!

 

Do not hesitate to contact us for questions and feedback, and don't forget to follow us on all our social media handles below.

 

Ola Henfridsson

OCIS Division Chair

 

Divinus Oppong-Tawiah

CIO & Newsletter Editor