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- DescriptionDecision science offers powerful insights and techniques that help people make better decisions to improve business and society. This new volume brings together the peer-reviewed papers that have been chosen as the best of the best by the field's leading organization, the Decision Sciences Institute. These papers, authored by respected decision science researchers and academics from around the world, will be presented at DSI's 45th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida in November 2014. The first book of papers ever assembled by DSI, this volume describes recent methods and approaches in the decision sciences, with a special focus on how accelerating techlogical invation is driving change in the ways organizations and individuals make decisions. These papers offer actionable insights for decision-makers of all kinds, in business, public policy, n-profit organizations, and beyond. They also point to new research directions for academic researchers in decision science worldwide.
- Author BiographyThe Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) is an independent nonprofit educational multidisciplinary professional organization of academicians and practitioners interested in the application of quantitative and behavioral approaches to all managerial decision making in business, government, and society. Through national, international, and regional conferences, competitions, and publications, the Institute provides an international forum for presenting and sharing research in the study of decision processes across disciplines. The Institute also plays a vital role in the academic community by offering professional development activities and job placement services. Five regional subdivisions in the United States, as well as regions representing Europe, Mexico, Asia-Pacific, and the Indian subcontinent, operate independently within the Institute. Each region has its own elected officers and holds annual meetings. Our members specialize in functional areas such as information systems, finance, marketing, management, accounting, manufacturing/service management, supply chain management, and decision support processes, as well as institutional areas such as healthcare, public administration, resource management, and higher education. They employ leading rigorous research techniques, including experimental designs, empirical quantitative analysis, optimization, simulation, surveys, and other scientific methods, while also valuing innovative methodological horizons. The Institute's goals are to * enrich the diverse disciplines of the decision sciences; * integrate these disciplines into bodies of knowledge that are effectively utilized for decision making; * develop theoretical bases for such fundamental processes as implementation, planning, and design of decision systems; and * improve educational programs in the decision sciences. Merrill Warkentin (Starkville, MS) is Professor of MIS and the Drew Allen Endowed Fellow in the College of Business at Mississippi State University. His research, primarily on the impacts of organizational, contextual, and situational influences on individual user behaviors in the context of information security and privacy, has appeared in MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Computers & Security, Information Systems Journal, Communications of the ACM, Communications of the AIS, Journal of Information Systems, and other publications. The author or editor of multiple books, he chairs the UN-sponsored IFIP Working Group on IS Security Research and is the Eminent Area Editor for Decision Sciences journal. He is also an Associate Editor forMIS Quarterly and for Information & Management. Dr. Warkentin has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM); has chaired several national and international conferences, and will be Program Co-Chair of the AIS Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) in 2016.
- Author(s)Decision Sciences Institute,Merrill Warkentin
- PublisherPearson Education (US)
- Date of Publication30/12/2014
- SubjectLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationNJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPearson FT Press
- Weight780 g
- Width178 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine33 mm
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