Desautels research news
Professor Samer Faraj is the winner of the Best Publication of 2011 Award, a joint award given by the Association of Information Systems and the International Conference on Information Systems for the following article: Faraj, S., Jarvenpaa, S. and Majchrzak, A. et al., Organization Science. “Knowledge collaboration in online communities.” This is the biggest award in the field of Information Systems.
Authors: Yang, SungByung; Lim, JeeHae; Oh, Wonseok; Animesh, Animesh; Pinsonneault, Alain Abstract:
Prof. Lisa Cohen was awarded a SSHRC Connections Grant for her project “The structure and structuring of work within and across organization.” Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.
The McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence (MWP) has been awarded a grant by the Rockefeller Foundation to host a high-level workshop from November 27 to December 1, 2012 at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy. This is McGill’s 12th grant given by the Rockefeller Foundation and the MWP’s 2nd.
Author: Henry Mintzberg Abstract: Myths impede the effective management of health care, for example that the system is failing (indeed, that is a system), and can be fixed by detached social engineering and heroic leadership, or treating it more like a business. This field needs to reframe its management, as distributed beyond the “top”; its strategy as venturing, not planning; its organizing as collaboration beyond control, and especially itself, as a system beyond its parts.
Improving information security management: An analysis of ID-password usage and a new login vulnerability measure
Authors: Bang, Youngsok; Lee, DongJoo; Bae, YoonSoo; Ahn, JaeHyeon Abstract:
Partnering portfolios, value-creation logics, and growth trajectories: A comparison of Yahoo and Google (1995 to 2007)
Authors: Rindova, Violina P.; Yeow, Adrian Yong Kwang; Martins, Luis L.; Faraj, Samer A. Abstract: