Ned Kock

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Ned Kock is Professor of Information Systems and Director of the Collaborative for International Technology Studies at Texas A&M International University. He holds degrees in electronics engineering (B.E.E.), computer science (M.S.), and management information systems (Ph.D.). Ned has authored and edited several books, including the bestselling Sage Publications book titled Systems Analysis and Design Fundamentals: A Business Process Redesign Approach. He has published his research in a number of high-impact journals including Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions (various), Information & Management, Information Systems Journal, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, and Organization Science. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of e-Collaboration, Associate Editor for Information Systems of the journal IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Systems and Information Technology. His main research interests are biological and cultural influences on human-technology interaction, non-linear structural equation modeling, electronic communication and collaboration, action research, ethical and legal issues in technology research and management, and business process improvement.

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Kock, Ned, Chatelain-Jardón, Ruth, Carmona, Jesus (2008): Using Surprise in Human-Computer Interfaces to Enhance Knowledge Communication Effectivene. In: HICSS 2008 - 41st Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science 7-10 January, 2008, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, USA. pp. 34.

Kock, Ned, Antunes, Pedro (2007): Government Funding of E-Collaboration Research in the European Union: A Comparison with th. In International Journal of e-Collaboration, 3 (2) pp. 36-47.

Kock, Ned, DeLuca, Dorothea (2007): Improving Business Processes Electronically: An Action Research Study in New Zealand and t. In Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 10 (3) pp. 6-27.

DeLuca, Dorothea, Gasson, Susan, Kock, Ned (2006): Adaptations that Virtual Teams Make so that Complex Tasks Can be Performed Using Simple e-. In International Journal of e-Collaboration, 2 (3) pp. 64-90.

Kock, Ned (2004): The Three Threats of Action Research: A Discussion of Methodological Antidotes in the Cont. In Decision Support Systems, 37 (2) pp. 265-286.

Kock, Ned, Auspitz, Camille, King, Brad (2003): Web-supported course partnerships: bringing industry and academia together. In Communications of the ACM, 46 (9) pp. 179-183.

Kock, Ned (2002): Managing with web-based IT in mind. In Communications of the ACM, 45 (5) pp. 102-106.

Davison, Robert M., Chismar, William G., Kock, Ned, Langford, Duncan (2001): Professional Ethics in Information Systems - Minitrack Introduction. In: HICSS 2001 , 2001, .

Kock, Ned, Auspitz, Camile, King, Brad (2000): Using the Web to Enable Industry-University Collaboration: An Action Research Study of a C. In Informing Science, 3 (3) pp. 157-167.

Kock, Ned (2000): Benefits for virtual organizations from distributed groups. In Communications of the ACM, 43 (11) pp. 107-112.

Kock, Ned (1999): A Case of Academic Plagiarism. In Communications of the ACM, 42 (7) pp. 96-104.

Kock, Ned (1998): Can Communication Medium Limitations Foster Better Group Outcomes? An Action Research Stud. In Information and Management, 34 (5) pp. 295-305.

Kock, Ned, McQueen, Robert J. (1998): An Action Research Study of Effects of Asynchronous Groupware Support on Productivity and . In Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 8 (2) pp. 149-168.

Kock, Ned (1997): Fostering Interdepartmental Knowledge Communication Through Groupware: A Process Improveme. In: Payne, Stephen C., Prinz, Wolfgang (eds.) Proceedings of the International ACM SIGGROUP Conference on Supporting Group Work 1997 November 11-19, 1997, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. pp. 29-37.

(2008): Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration, Kock, Ned (eds.), Information Science Reference,

(2006): Information Systems Action Research: An Applied View of Emerging Concepts and Methods, Kock, Ned (eds.), Springer,

(2008): Darwinian Perspectives on Electronic Communication: Special Issue of the Journal IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Kock, Ned (eds.), IEEE Computer Society Press,

Kock, Ned (2014): Action Research. In: Soegaard, Mads, Dam, Rikke Friis (eds). "The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed." The Interaction Design Foundation .