Alain Pinsonneault

Reinvention is key for businesses in the digital age

Published: 8Mar2018

With the rise of Information Technologies, leaders of large corporations are forced to reinvent both themselves and their organizations....

Alain Pinsonneault: frequent little promotions work best for IT employee retention

Published: 15Sep2017

It’s a vicious cycle: Companies cut back on promotions to try to minimize big salary loads, but more promotions keep employees around longer. According to a piece at, the...

Firms’ Social Media Efforts, Consumer Behavior, and Firm Performance

Published: 28Nov2014

Authors: Sunghun Chung, Animesh Animesh, Kunsoo Han and Alain Pinsonneault  ICIS 2014 Proceedings, December 15, 2014. Abstract:

Designing Promotion Ladders to Mitigate Turnover of IT Professionals

Published: 6Oct2016

Authors: MacCrory, F., Choudhary, V., Pinsonneault, A.  Publication: Information Systems Research  Abstract: 

Professor Alain Pinsonneault wins Best Article in International Journal of e-Collaboration

Published: 10Dec2013

Professor Alain Pinsonneault’s research paper, “Virtual teams demystified: An integrative framework for understanding virtual teams” was selected as the best article published in the International...

Competitive impacts of IT innovation: An empirical analysis of software patents in the IT industry

Published: 11May2016

Authors: Chung, S., Han, K., Animesh, A., Pinsonneault, A.  Publication:2015 International Conference on Information Systems: Exploring the Information Frontier, ICIS 2015 Abstract: 

Professor Alain Pinsonneault receives Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award

Published: 7Jan2015

Professor Alain Pinsonneault has received an Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award at the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS). The AIS Fellow Award was...

How to Minimise Massive Turnover of IT Professionals

Published: 4Nov2016

Smaller but more-frequent promotions are key to minimising the high turnover of IT professionals, says Alain Pinsonneault of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management....