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

Authors: Chung, S., Han, K., Animesh, A., Pinsonneault, A. 

Publication:2015 International Conference on Information Systems: Exploring the Information Frontier, ICIS 2015

Published: 11 May 2016

Music is social: From online social features to online social connectedness

Authors: Krastel, Z., Bassellier, G., Ramaprasad, J.

Publication: 2015 International Conference on Information Systems: Exploring the Information Frontier, ICIS 2015


Published: 11 May 2016

Looking for love on a laptop

According to Jui Ramaprasad, an assistant professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management, digital dating can be remarkably – and dishearteningly – similar to off-line interfacing.

“We still see these off-line social norms. Our results are derived from the idea men make the first move and that women leave this weak signal. It was more than surprising, it was disappointing – you would have hoped we have evolved beyond that.”

Published: 28 Apr 2016

Expanding the horizons of digital social networks: Mixing big trace datasets with qualitative approaches

Authors: Whelan, E., Teigland, R., Vaast, E., Butler, B.

Publication: Information and Organization


Published: 21 Apr 2016

Economics and Value of IS

Authors: Han, K., Kundisch, D., Weinhardt, C., Zimmermann, S.

Publication: Business and Information Systems Engineering 


Published: 9 Mar 2016

Old habits die hard, even with the advent of online dating

Women are still hesitant about making the first move when it comes to dating, according to a new study about online dating that shows old-fashioned dating patterns still persist in the digital age.

Published: 15 Feb 2016

Online dating hindered by anonymity feature

Those who pay extra to browse anonymously on online dating websites are likely to be reducing their chances of a match, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University reveals.

Published: 11 Feb 2016

Men’s online dating habits more bold than women’s, study finds

With the social acknowledgment of popular dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, online dating has quickly gained traction in recent years. But when human interaction moves online, according to a recent study, behavior might be lost in translation.

Published: 10 Feb 2016

Women don't make first move when dating online

All men please take note! In the online dating world, women do not like to send personal messages to initiate contact and later mating and would rather send "weak signals" than making the first move, a team of Indian-origin researchers has revealed.

According to Jui Ramaprasad, assistant professor of information systems at McGill University, they still see that women don't make the "first move" online.

Published: 8 Feb 2016

Organizational knowledge generation: lessons from online communities

Authors: Zablith, F., Faraj, S., Azad, B.

Publication: Business Process Management Journal


Published: 3 Feb 2016

Emmanuelle Vaast appointed as Senior Editor for Information Systems Research (ISR) Journal

Congratulations to Professor Emmanuelle Vaast on her recent appointement as Senior Editor for Information Systems Research (ISR) Journal for a three year term starting January 1, 2016.

Published: 22 Jan 2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place. 


Published: 18 Jan 2016

Leading collaboration in online communities

Authors: Faraj, S., Kudaravalli, S., and Wasko, M.

Publication: MIS Quarterly

Published: 19 Nov 2015

Individually perceived IS slack resources and innovating with it

Authors: Rahrovani, Y. and Pinsonneault, A.  

Publication: System Sciences (HICSS), 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference

Published: 3 Nov 2015

One Direction Breakup Could Have A Big Impact On Global Music Sales In 2016

That plaintive cry you heard over the weekend was the sound of millions of teens and tweens around the world mourning the imminent loss of One Direction, the hugely popular British boy band launched by "X Factor" and "American Idol" svengali Simon Cowell. ...

Published: 26 Aug 2015