Benn Konsynski

Emory University - Goizueta Business School

1300 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322-2722

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Second Life and Other Virtual Worlds: A Roadmap for Research

28th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Iowa State University, Columbia University, Harvard University, Emory University - Goizueta Business School, ReactionGrid, Inc., IBM Corporation and Iowa State University - College of Business
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virtual worlds, synthetic worlds, online games, virtual reality, human computer interaction, Second Life, World of Warcraft, research frameworks

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Virtual Worlds, Virtual Economies, Virtual Institutions

Virtual Worlds and New Realities Conference at Emory University, February 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
David A. Bray and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Downloads 2,736 (3,908)
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emerging virtual institutions, virtual worlds, augmented reality, augmented group cognition, governance, social orders

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Being a Systems Innovator

IS GLOBALTEXT EFFORT, Chapter 1, February 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
David A. Bray, Benn Konsynski and Joycelyn Streator
Harvard University, Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Emory University - Department of Decision & Information Analysis
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innovation, design, information systems, organizational systems, modernity

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IS-Driven Organizational Responsiveness

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 May 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2007
Benn Konsynski, David A. Bray and Dominic Thomas
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Harvard University and Sawyer Business School
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intra-organizational information systems, decision support for extreme events, knowledge exchanges, exploration, exploitation, formal incentives, normative values, competence-based trust, social dilemmas, knowledge technologies

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Sermo: A Community-Based, Knowledge Ecosystem

OII DPSN Working Paper No. 7, Oll Distributed Problem-Solving Networks Conference, February 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Harvard University, Balliol College, Michigan State University - Quello Center and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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distributed problem solving networks, knowledge ecosystem, organizational adaptedness, knowledge cultivation

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Balancing Knowledge Sharing with Knowledge Protection: The Influence of Role-Criticality

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 May 2007 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2014
Harvard University, Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Sawyer Business School
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knowledge protection, knowledge sharing, organizational responsiveness, organizational effectiveness, role criticality, information systems, knowledge technologies

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Fighting Fear of a Bioterrorism Event with Information Technology: Real-World Examples and Opportunities

IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, May, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
David A. Bray and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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bioterrorism preparedness, emergency response, information technology, innovations

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Seriosity: Addressing the Challenges of Limited Attention Spans

OII DPSN Working Paper No. 8, Oil Distributed Problem-Solving Networks Conference, February 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Harvard University, Balliol College, Michigan State University - Quello Center and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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distributed problem solving networks, limited attention spans, information pollution, knowledge overload

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How Information Systems Research Can Inform Current and Emerging Government Institutions: Two Views

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Benn Konsynski and David A. Bray
Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Harvard University
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organizational design, information systems, government agencies, information flows, inter-agency collaborations

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The Interplay Between Human Users and IS-Enabled Environments (Cooperation, Power, Influence, and Authority Struggles in Virtual Worlds)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Benn Konsynski, David A. Bray and Anandhi Bharadwaj
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Harvard University and EMORY UNIVERSITY - Goizueta Business School
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emerging virtual institutions, virtual worlds, augmented reality, augmented group cognition, governance, social orders

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Task-Technology Fit and Process Virtualization Theory: An Integrated Model and Empirical Test

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-96
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Eric M. Overby and Benn Konsynski
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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task-technology fit, process virtualization theory, Information Systems theory, survey data, archival data, partial least squares, structural equation modeling, automotive

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Collective Intelligence in the Executive Branch: Ten Priority Issues for the Next U.S. President

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2008
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Emory University
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collective intelligence, government, innovation, collaboration, organizational improvements

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SSRN as an Initial Revolution in Academic Knowledge Aggregation and Dissemination

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
David A. Bray, Sascha Vitzthum and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University, Emory University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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knowledge ecosystems, attention spans, attention economy, organizational science, social psychology, publications, recommendations, market

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Second Life and Other Virtual Worlds: A Roadmap for Research (Follow-Up Article to the 2007 International Conference on Information Systems Panel)

Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 18, No. 28, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2008
Iowa State University, IBM Corporation, IBM Corporation, Columbia University, Harvard University, Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Iowa State University - College of Business and ReactionGrid, Inc.
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virtual worlds, synthetic worlds, multi-user virtual environments, online games, virtual reality, human computer interaction, Second Life, research frameworks

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Virtual Worlds: Multi-Disciplinary Research Opportunities

The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Special Issue on Virtual Worlds, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
David A. Bray and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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information systems, inter-world, intra-world, neurobiology, organizational governance, political science, virtual businesses, virtual currencies, virtual governance, virtual property

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Towards Self-Organizing, Smart Business Networks: Let’s Create ‘Life’ from Inert Information

The Network Experience: New Value from Smart Business Networks, P. Vervest, D. Van Liere, and L. Zheng, eds., Springer, January 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2009
David A. Bray and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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information systems, evolution, ecosystems, environments, adaptedness, survivability, intelligence

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A Review and Critique of Dss

NYU Working Paper No. IS-92-17
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Oct 2008
Benn Konsynski and Edward A. Stohr
Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business
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Evaluating Research Approaches to it Business Value Assessment with the Senior Management Audience in Mind

NYU Working Paper No. IS-92-30
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Singapore Management University, Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Improved Organizational Performance by Knowledge Management: The Influence of Employee Perceptions and Variances in Distributed E-Government and E-Business Organizations

7th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG), June 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2015
David A. Bray and Benn Konsynski
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
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motivational attributes, knowledge processes, formal incentives, normative values, inter-employee trust, enabling knowledge technologies

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Complementarities between Organizational IT Architecture and Governance Structure

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Nov 2008
Amrit Tiwana and Benn Konsynski
Iowa State University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School

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Modularity, information technology architecture, governance, mediated-moderation, alignment, IT strategy, IT agility

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The Improvisation-Efficiency Paradox in Inter-Firm Electronic Networks: Governance and Architecture Considerations

Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 234-243, 2004
Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Benn Konsynski and Amrit Tiwana
Emory University - Goizueta Business School and Iowa State University

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Improvisation, networks, inter-firm, spontaneous, self-organizing, supply chains, modularity