Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 1, 2011

Analyze Cognitive Process of Information Requirement Analysis
ABSTRACTInformation requirement analysis is an error prone process, especially for novice information analysts. Empirical studies have shown that lack of knowledge is a major cause for novice information analysts making more errors in requirement specifications....
A Survey of Information Systems Development Project Performance
ABSTRACTThis paper presents the results of a 2009 survey of professional IT auditors that explored their perceptions about root psychological and sociological causes of Information Systems (IS) project failure based on the punctuated equilibrium theoretical...
Design Principles of Help Systems for Digital Libraries
ABSTRACTIn this paper we present and discuss a set of principles for the design of help systems for digital libraries. Previously a user study (Xie and Cool, 2009) was performed by two of the authors in order to identify a number of Help Seeking Situations...
Developing a Prototype for Determining Alternative Sources of Natural Gas Supply
ABSTRACTThe emerging area of management and distribution of global energy resources presents new challenges to businesses, industries, and researchers. This paper describes a prototype used to evaluate the situation and to facilitate rapid decision-making...
Knowledge Management Capabilities Consensus: Evidence from Adelphi Study
ABSTRACTThis paper aims to present the results of a Delphi study conducted from November 2006 to March 2007. The objective of the study was to find a consensus among experts developing key concepts on knowledge management (KM) capabilities. In fact,...
The Role of Consultants in the Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
ABSTRACTPrevious research shows that most organizations use consultants to assist with ERP implementations, but little, if any, research has been performed to determine in which phase of an ERP implementation consultants are perceived to be most effective...
Using Decision Tree Analysis to Predict Women's Entrepreneurial Choices
ABSTRACTIf pre-entrepreneurial perceptions precede entrepreneurial behavior, then entrepreneurship researchers should benefit from perception-based research in entrepreneurship. This paper investigates the role of women's pre-entrepreneurial perception...