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Submissions from 2021

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“A Proposed Theoretical Foundation for the Information Systems Discipline (version 1.1), Steven Alter

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A Proposed Theoretical Foundation for the Information Systems Discipline (version 1. 1), Steven Alter

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Facets of Work: Enriching the Description, Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Systems in Organizations, Steven Alter

Submissions from 2020

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Applying Facets of Work as a Source of Knowledge and Insight for Requirements Determination, Steven Alter

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How Facets of Work Illuminate Sociotechnical Challenges of Industry 5.0, Steven Alter

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How Well Do Service Concepts Apply to Digital Services and Service Digitalization?, Steven Alter

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Satisfying Four Requirements for More Flexible Modeling Methods: Theory and Test Case, Steven Alter

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Ten Lightweight SA&D Tools Based on Work System Theory and Its Extensions, Steven Alter

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“Systems Analysis and Design Toolkit Based on Work System Theory and Its Extensions, Steven Alter and Dominik Bork

Submissions from 2017

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Nothing is more practical than a good conceptual artifact... which may be a theory, framework, model, metaphor, paradigm or perhaps some other abstraction, Steven Alter

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Using a Work System Perspective to Expand BPM Use Cases for Research, Steven Alter and Jan Recker

Submissions from 2016

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A Work System Front End for Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Steven Alter and Narasimha Bolloju

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Better Use Case Diagrams by Using Work System Snapshots, Narasimha Bolloju and Steven Alter

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The Evolution of Sustainability in a Global Firm and Its Supply Chain, Robert Mefford and Payson Johnston

Submissions from 2015

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A Workaround Design System for Anticipating, Designing, and/or Preventing Workarounds, Steven Alter

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A Work System Perspective on Adoption Entities, Adoption Processes, and Post-Adoption Compliance and Noncompliance, Steven Alter

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Beneficial Noncompliance and Detrimental Compliance: Expected Paths to Unintended Consequences, Steven Alter

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Five Seemingly Insurmountable Challenges Related to Attaining Long-Term Value from Theorizing about Information Systems, Steven Alter

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How Should Business Informatics Integrate Service, Process, Work System, and Enterprise Orientations?, Steven Alter

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Overcoming Silo Thinking in the IS Discipline by Thinking Differently about IS and IT, Steven Alter

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Sociotechnical Systems through a Work System Lens :A Possible Path for Reconciling System Conceptualizations, Business Realities, and Humanist Values in IS Development, Steven Alter

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The Concept of “IT Artifact” Has Outlived Its Usefulness and Should Be Retired Now, Steven Alter

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Work System Theory as a Platform: Response to a Research Perspective Article by Niederman and March, Steven Alter

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Using a Work System Metamodel and USDL to Build a Bridge between Business Service Systems and Service Computing, Steven Alter and Alistair Barros

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Risk Decomposition for Fund Managers, Matthew Dixon

Submissions from 2014

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Disentangling Service: Using a Work System Perspective to Reconcile Different but Overlapping Portrayals of Service and Service Systems, Steven Alter

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Engineering Enterprises for Emergent Change, Steven Alter

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Knowledge-Supported Design Thinking about Systems in Organizations: An Application of Work System Theory, Steven Alter

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Potentially Valuable Overlaps between Work System Theory, DEMO, and Enterprise Engineering, Steven Alter

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Theory of Workarounds, Steven Alter

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Work System Perspective on Service, Service Systems, IT Services, and Service Science, Steven Alter

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A Bayesian Approach to Ranking Private Companies Based on Predictive Indicators, Matthew Dixon and Jike Chong

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gpusvcalibration: A R Package for Fast Stochastic Volatility Model Calibration Using GPUs, Matthew Dixon, Sabbir Ahmed Khan, and Mohammad Zubair

Submissions from 2013

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An "Interpretary" for the IS Discipline, a Compendium of Interpretations of Basic IS Concepts and Methods from Different Theoretical Perspectives, Steven Alter

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From Resources and Activities to Value for Customers within Systems of Service Systems, Steven Alter

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Incorporating More System-Related Knowledge into Systems Analysis and Design, Steven Alter

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Is Work System Theory a Practical Theory of Practice?, Steven Alter

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Using Work System Theory to Link Managerial and Technical Perspectives on BPM, Steven Alter

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Value Blueprint and Service Design Space for Facilitating Value Creation, Steven Alter

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Work System Theory: Overview of Core Concepts, Extensions, and Challenges for the Future, Steven Alter

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Detecting Mobility Patterns in Mobile Phone Data from the Ivory Coast, Matthew Dixon, Spencer P. Aiello, Funmi Fapohunda, and William Goldstein

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Information Systems to Support “Door-step Banking”: Enabling Scalability of Microfinance to Serve More of the Poor at the Bottom of the Pyramid, Lakshmi Mohan, Devendra Potnis, and Steven Alter

Submissions from 2012

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A Work System Front End for Object-Oriented Analysis and Des, Steven Alter

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Challenges for Service Science, Steven Alter

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Exploring the Temporal Nature of Sociomateriality from a Work System Perspective, Steven Alter

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Genuinely Service-Oriented Enterprises: Using Work System Theory to See Beyond the Promise of Efficient Software, Steven Alter

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Long Live Design Science Research! .... And Remind Me again about Whether It Is a New Research Paradigm or a Rationale of Last Resort for Worthwhile Research that Doesn't Fit under Any Other Umbrella, Steven Alter

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Metamodel for Service Analysis and Design Based on an Operational View of Service and Service Systems, Steven Alter

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The Knowledge Cube: Scaffolding for a Body of Knowledge about Information Systems, Steven Alter

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Using the Work System Method with Freshman Information System Students, Steven Alter

Submissions from 2011

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Extending a Systems Analysis Method for Business Professionals, Steven Alter

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Making a Science of Service Systems Practical: Seeking Usefulness and Understandability while Avoiding Unnecessary Assumptions and Restrictions, Steven Alter

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Reconciling the Social/Human and Technical/Material in IS Research without Trying too Hard, Steven Alter

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The Work System Method: Systems Thinking for Business Professionals, Steven Alter

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Using Work System Theory to Achieve Greater Business Value from ERP by Exploring Alternative Design Spaces, Steven Alter

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Error Control of Iterative Linear Solvers for Integrated Groundwater Models, Matthew Dixon, Z Bai, C F. Brush, F I. Chung, E C. Dogrul, and T M. Kadir

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Towards Evaluating the Quality of a Spreadsheet: The Case of the Analytical Spreadsheet Model, Thomas A. Grossman Jr., Vijay Mehrotra, and J Sander

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Comparing Team Performance of the English Premier League, Serie A, and La Liga for the 2008-2009 Season, Joel Oberstone

Submissions from 2010

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Spreadsheets Grow Up: Three Spreadsheet Engineering Methodologies for Large Financial Planning Models, Thomas A. Grossman Jr. and O Ozluk

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AutOMathic Blocks: Supporting Learning Games for Young Blind Students, Arthur Karshmer

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Employees in Performing Nonprofits: Workers Adrift in the Ephemeral Arts, Paul Lorton Jr

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Mission Conceived versus Mission Achieved, Paul Lorton Jr

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Public Comprehension of Published Data - Technology to the Rescue?, Paul Lorton Jr

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Intelligent Procedures for Intra-Day Updating of Call Center Agent Schedules, Vijay Mehrotra, O. Ozluk, and R. Saltzman

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Comparing English Premier League Goalkeepers: Identifying the Pitch Actions that Differentiate the Best from the Rest, Joel Oberstone

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Spreadsheet Simulation of Airline Reservation Policy Using Multimedia Software, Joel Oberstone

Submissions from 2009

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The Lookup Technique to Replace Nested-IF Formulas in Spreadsheet Programming, Thomas A. Grossman Jr., O Ozluk, and J Gustavson

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Leveraging Evaluation to Carry the Message – How the Arts Can Demonstrate Indispensability, Paul Lorton Jr

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Differentiating the Top English Premier League Football Clubs from the Rest of the Pack: Identifying the Keys to Success, Joel Oberstone

Submissions from 2008

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Defining Information Systems as Work Systems: Implications for the IS Field, Steven Alter

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Service System Fundamentals: Work System, Value Chain, and Life Cycle, Steven Alter

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A Primer on Spreadsheet Analytics, Thomas A. Grossman Jr.

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AutOMathic Blocks: The Next Step, Arthur Karshmer

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Manipulatives in the History of Teaching: Fast Forward to AutOMathic Blocks for the Blind, Arthur Karshmer

Submissions from 2007

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Could the Work System Method Embrace Systems Concepts More Fully, Steven Alter

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Source Code Protection for Applications Written in Microsoft Excel and Google Spreadsheet, Thomas A. Grossman Jr.

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Access to Mathematics by Blind Students: A Global Problem, Arthur Karshmer

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Assisted and Independent Living: The User Perspective, Arthur Karshmer

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MathOMatic Blocks: An Automated, Tactile, Interactive Method of Teaching Mathematics to Blind Students in the K-12 Environment, Arthur Karshmer

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Evaluation of the Computer’s Efficacy in Education, Paul Lorton Jr

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What Makes Opera Thrive – Learning from Evaluation in the Performing Arts, Paul Lorton Jr

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Managing Trade-Offs in Call Center Agent Scheduling: Methodology and Case Study, Vijay Mehrotra

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Improving Call Center Operations Using Performance-Based Routing Strategies, J. Stanley, R. Saltzman, and Vijay Mehrotra

Submissions from 2006

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Pitfalls in Analyzing Systems in Organizations, Steven Alter

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Work Systems and IT Artifacts: Does the Definition Matter?, Steven Alter

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Improving the Effectiveness of Reporting through the School Accountability Report Card, Paul Lorton Jr

Submissions from 2005

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Architecture of Sysperanto - A Model-Based Ontology of the IS Field, Steven Alter

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A Broad View of Systems Analysis and Design, Steven Alter and Glenn J. Browne

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Performance Measures for Service Systems with a Random Arrival Rate, Vijay Mehrotra

Submissions from 2004

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The 2003 Annual Report on Global Terrorism: An Information System Failure?, Steven Alter

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A General, but Readily Adaptable Model of Information System Risk, Steven Alter and Susan A. Sherer

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A Paradigm for Spreadsheet Engineering Methodologies, Thomas A. Grossman Jr. and O Ozluk

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Information System Risks and Risk Factors: Are They Mostly about Information Systems?, Susan A. Sherer and Steven Alter

Submissions from 2003

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Customer Service, Responsibility, and Systems in International E-Commerce: Should a Major Airline Reissue a Stolen Ticket?, Steven Alter

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Sidestepping the IT Artifact, Scrapping the IS Silo, and Laying Claim to 'Systems in Organizations, Steven Alter

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The IS Core - XI: Sorting out Issues about the Core, Scope, and Identity of the IS Field, Steven Alter

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Accuracy in Spreadsheet Modelling Systems, Thomas A. Grossman Jr.

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Research Strategy and Scoping Survey on Spreadsheet Practices, Thomas A. Grossman Jr. and O Ozluk

Submissions from 2002

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The Work System Method for Understanding Information Systems and Information System Research, Steven Alter

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TDG Engineering: Do We Need Another Upgrade?, Steven Cox, Renee Dulfer, David Han, Ubaldo Ruiz, and Steven Alter