Nomination for Most Innovative Paper at ICIS 2016

Our study on environmental sensemaking systems has been nominated for the Most Innovative Research-in-Progress Paper Award at ICIS 2016. The paper reports on a new theory and outlines the research design of a field experiment: Degirmenci, K., Recker, J. (2016): Boosting Green Behaviors through Information Systems that Enable Environmental Sensemaking. Accepted for presentation at the…

New Journal Paper Accepted

The following paper has been accepted for publication: Pentland, B. P., Recker, J., Wyner, G. (forthcoming): Rediscovering Handoffs. Academy of Management Discoveries, accepted for publication.

New Journal Paper Accepted

Our study on agile practices in software development teams has been accepted for publication. The paper reports on a field study of agile teams in a large retail organization: Recker, J., Rosenkranz, C., Hummel, M., Holten, R. (forthcoming): How Agile Practices impact Customer Responsiveness and Development Success: A Field Study. Project Management Journal, accepted for…

Journal Paper Published

The following paper has been published in the latest issue of the journal Deviant Behavior: Mertens, W., Recker, J., Kohlborn, T., Kummer, T.-F. (2016): A Framework for the Study of Positive Deviance in Organizations. Deviant Behavior, 37(11), pp. 1288-1307. (

Team Retreat

Our team will go on a strategic retreat from 10-11 November, 2016 in Noosa Heads, Queensland. The retreat will focus on team vision, cohesion and collaboration, guiding principles, development of potentials, goal settings for the near-term future, as well as work alignment with QUT’s School of Management and the relevant innovation-research groups.

Accepted Conference Papers

The following papers have been accepted for presentation: Al Jabbari, M., Recker, J., Green, P. (2016):  Designing Experiments to Test the Theory of Combined Ontological Coverage. Accepted for presentation at the 37th International Conference on Information Systems. Association for Information Systems, Dublin, Ireland, December 11-14, 2016. ( Degirmenci, K., Recker, J. (2016): Boosting Green Behaviors through…