Causal ontology dimension
Causality is a convenient metaphor for a logical or metaphysical association
Causality implies a real mechanism, that is, a process that connects inputs to […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 12-Evolvable systems: through the looking glass of IS, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 1 week, 2 days ago
This paper mainly gave researchers some guidelines about potential research we could do regarding the evolvability of IS.
Evolvable systems competitively matter more today because interminable […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 11 Role of IT in hyperturbulence and competitive advantage, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 2 weeks, 2 days ago
This paper studied how firm-level strategic uses of IT can induce hyperturbulence in the competitive environment (bottom-up) and how IT-induced hyperturbulence redefines IT-enabled solutions for a […]
This paper delineates the possible components of a design theory for IS, providing an ontological language for the discussion of these theories.
Previous work and flaws
Philosophy of science and technology […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 9 – Conduct and evaluation of interpretive field studies, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 1 month ago
This paper solved questions about how interpretive field research should be conducted and how its quality can be assessed.
The fundamental principle of the Hermeneutic circle
Previous research provided valuable overview of virtual team research, but not specifically analyzed the theoretical foundations. This paper provides a checklist for researchers to appropriate theories based on a […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 7 bundling information goods: pricing, profits and efficiency, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 1 month, 3 weeks ago
This paper contends that multiproduct monopolist of information goods may achieve higher profits and greater efficiency by using a bundling strategy than by selling the goods separately.
Approach in this […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 6 Key properties and mechanism involved in bottom-up IT use process from perspectives of complex adaptive systems model, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Previous research about system usage mainly focus on the patterns and outcomes of collective-level information technology use, however, in this paper, it explored the key properties and mechanism of bottom-up IT […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, week 5 understand system usage from multilevel perspective, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 2 months ago
Previous research about system usage on different level
Individual: behavior, cognition and affect
Group: an aggregation of individual level behavior, a pattern of individual […]
This editor’s comment mainly contends that “no native theories” assertion doesn’t hold because:
the assertion seldom provides qualifications or evidences
native theories are created regularly through […]
Yiwen Gao wrote a new post, Week 2 expected contribution of future research in the ISR, on the site MIS Doctoral Seminar 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Information Systems Research (ISR) is one of the most top journal in MIS field. The editor of ISR in this paper mainly discussed about the expected contribution of future research in the ISR.