Journal article

Exploring the management information systems discipline: a scientometric study of ICIS, PACIS and ASAC

Mihail Cocosila, Alexander Serenko, Ofir Turel

SCIENTOMETRICS | SPRINGER | Published : 2011

Abstract

This study examines the identity and development of the management information systems (MIS) field through a scientometric lens applied to three major global, regional and national conferences: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) and Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference (ASAC). It adapts the conference stakeholder approach to the construction of the identity of the MIS discipline and analyzes the proceedings of these three conferences. The findings suggest that the MIS field has been evolving in terms of collaborative research and scholarly output and has been gradually moving towards academ..

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