Gerald C. Kane

Boston College

Assistant Professor

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

http://www.profkane.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

What’s Different About Social Media Networks? A Framework and Research Agenda

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Boston College, Emory University, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Kentucky
Downloads 5,273 (1,563)
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Social media, social network analysis, theory, blog, wiki, networks, framework, research agenda, knowledge management

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Network-biased Technical Change: How Modern Digital Collaboration Tools Overcome Some Biases but Exacerbate Others

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2020
Lynn Wu and Gerald C. Kane
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Boston College
Downloads 451 (70,353)
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social media, technology adoption, social capital, inequality

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Psychosocial Stages of Symbolic Action in Social Media

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Gerald C. Kane
Boston College
Downloads 336 (99,046)
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social media, social networks, psychosocial theory

Network Characteristics and the Value of Collaborative User-Generated Content

Marketing Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Sam Ransbotham, Gerald C. Kane and Nicholas H. Lurie
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 164 (200,372)
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user-generated content, information value, Wiki, social network analysis

Network Characteristics and the Value of Collaborative User-Generated Content

Marketing Science, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2012; pp. 387-405; DOI: 10.1287/mksc.1110.0684
Posted: 24 Oct 2012
Sam Ransbotham, Gerald C. Kane and Nicholas H. Lurie
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College and University of Connecticut School of Business

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user-generated content, information value, Wiki, social network analysis

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The Contradictory Influence of Social Media Affordances on Online Communal Knowledge Sharing

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Vol. 19, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Ann Majchrzak, Samer Faraj, Gerald C. Kane and Bijan Azad
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, McGill University, Boston College and American University of Beirut
Downloads 46 (441,574)
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social media, affordances, online knowledge sharing

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Direct and Indirect Benefits of Introducing Purchase Verification in E-commerce Platforms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Marios Kokkodis, Theodoros Lappas and Gerald C. Kane
Boston College, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Boston College
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Online reputation systems, Purchase verification, E-commerce, Natural experiment, Difference in Differences, Document Embedding, Fake reviews

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Emergent Lifecycle: The Tension between Knowledge Change and Knowledge Retention in Open Online Co-Production Communities

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Gerald C. Kane, Jeremiah X. Johnson and Ann Majchrzak
Boston College, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Natural Resources & Environment and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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A Framework for Fairer Machine Learning in Organizations

Number of pages: 35
Lily Morse, Mike Teodorescu, Yazeed Awwad and Gerald C. Kane
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College
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fairness, ethics, machine learning, bias, equality of opportunity, decision tree.