Information Systems Department

The Information Systems Department helps future managers to develop decision-making skills as they relate to IS and information technology by emphasizing the key roles these areas play in attaining a firm’s objectives.

The department focuses on IS as an integral part of a company’s management infrastructure and the impact of the digitalization process on current business strategies.

Coursework includes Transforming Organizations and Markets with ICTs, and Using Technology to Create Strategic Options.

Through their research, the department’s faculty is exploring the most recent and influential ideas relating to information systems.

Areas of expertise

  • The role of new technologies in implementation processes
  • Strategic management and information systems
  • ICT-enabled innovation
  • Competitive strategy and IT/IS
  • Media and entertainment
  • Healthcare information systems
  • Social media


Journal Articles (refereed)

GKEREDAKIS, M., LIFSHITZ-ASSAF, H., BARRETT, M. (2021). Crisis as opportunity, disruption and exposure. Exploring emergent responses to crisis through digital technology. Information and Organization, 31 (1), Article 100344. doi:10.1016/j.infoandorg.2021.100344.
SNIHUR, Y., THOMAS, L. D. W., GARUD, R., PHILLIPS, N. (2021). Entrepreneurial framing. A Literature review and future research directions. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. doi:10.1177/10422587211000336. (Online first)
CLEMENTS, Z., PARMAR, R., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2021). Measuring platform return on participation. Business Horizons. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2021.02.036. (Online first)
THOMAS, L. D. W., RITALA, P. (2021). Ecosystem legitimacy emergence. A collective action view. Journal of Management. doi:10.1177/0149206320986617. (Online first)
KOUTROUMPIS , P., LEIPONEN, A., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2021). Digital instruments as invention machines. Communications of the ACM, 64 (1), 70-78. doi:10.1145/3377476.
DRECHSLER, K., GREGORY, R., WAGNER, H. -T., TUMBAS, S. (2020). At the crossroads between digital innovation and digital transformation. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 47 (1), 521-538. doi:10.17705/1CAIS.04723.
PARMAR, R., LEIPONEN, A., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2020). Building an organizational digital twin. Business Horizons, 63 (6), 725-736. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2020.08.001.
SCHNEIDER, C., WEINMANN, M., MOHR, P. N. C., VOM BROCKE, J. (2020). When the stars shine too bright. The Influence of multidimensional ratings on online consumer ratings. Management Science. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2020.3654. (Online first)
KOUTROUMPIS , P., LEIPONEN, A., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2020). Markets for data. Industrial and Corporate Change, 29 (3), 645–660. doi:10.1093/icc/dtaa002.
SCHNEIDER, C., BROOKS, S., WANG, X. (2020). Technology Addictions and Technostress: An Examination of the U.S. and China. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 32 (2), 1 - 19. doi:10.4018/JOEUC.2020040101.

Working Papers

KYRIAKOU, H., MAJCHRZAK, A., WAREHAM, J. (2021). The Role of polycentric governance technologies in digital knowledge commons.
GENC, Y., KYRIAKOU, H., MARUPING , L. (2021). Understanding the role of network structure in the dissemination of cryptocurrencies.
CHONDRAKIS, G., KYRIAKOU, H., PRATTO, M., RINGOV, D. (2021). Platform competition & the impact of algorithmic governance on Apple's App Store.
GENC, Y., KYRIAKOU, H. (2021). Diffusion of blockchain based innovations. An informational cascades perspective.
KYRIAKOU, H., LEE , H., GENC, Y., MARUPING , L. (2020). The Effects of novelty. Density and metaknowledge on digital market entry. Academy of Management Journal.


KYRIAKOU, H. (2020). How self-regulation affects sharing markets. Analysis using a quasi-natural experiment. ICIS 2020 Proceedings. Association for Information Systems.
GKEREDAKIS, M. (2020). Unpacking the moral dimensions of crowd-based organizing. Academy of Management Proceedings.
TRIPATHI, S., KYRIAKOU, H. (2020). To Share or not to share?. Assessing the impact of self-regulation on a peer-to-peer market. AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings: Virtual 2020. Academy of Management Proceedings.
BURGELMAN, R. A., SNIHUR, Y., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2020). How successive CEOs animate the process of organizational becoming. A Meso-level analysis. Annual Meeting Proceedings: Virtual 2020. Academy of Management Proceedings.
VANDEWEGHE, L., SHARAPOV, D., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2020). The Art of swinging. How boundary-spanning units change boundary positions. Annual Meeting Proceedings: Virtual 2020. Academy of Management Proceedings.

Articles in other publications

ZAMORA, J., RICART, J. E. (2020). Radiografía de la transformación digital en España. Seis metacompeténcias críticas. Harvard Deusto Business Review (303), pp. 20-37.
LARRAÑAGA, P., BIELZA, C. (2020). Lessons from sports to compete with AI. IESE Business School Insight (156), pp. 68-74.
SCHNEIDER, C., HARDIN, A., DAVISON, R. M. (2020). On tailoring and hand‐me‐downs. INFORMATION SYSTEMS JOURNAL, 30 (3), 427-430. doi:10.1111/isj.12279.
ZAMORA, J., HERRERA, P. (2019). How prepared is your business to make the most of AI? IESE Business School Insight (151), pp. 64 - 73.
SIEBER, S., ZAMORA, J. (2019). The Cybersecurity Challenge in a High Digital Density World. The European Business Review, pp. 75 - 84.


THOMAS, L. D. W. (2016). Ecosystem emergence. An Investigation into the emergence of six digital ecosystems. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
SIEBER, S., VALOR SABATIER, J., PORTA, V. (2005). Los sistemas de información en la empresa actual. Aspectos estratégicos y alternativas tácticas. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
ANDREU I CIVIT, R. (2005). ¡Líbranos Señor de...!. Análisis irónico de las organizaciones y sus gentes. Barcelona: Ediciones Granica.

Edited books

DUTTON, W., KAHIN, B., O'CALLAGHAN, R., WYCKOFF, A. (2004). Transforming enterprise: The economic and social implications of information technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Book Chapters

PODOYNITSYNA, K., SNIHUR, Y., THOMAS, L. D. W., GRÉGOIRE, D. (2020). Creating meta-narratives. How analogies and metaphors support business model innovation. In Sund, K. J., Galavan, R. J., and M. Bogers (Eds.), Business models and cognition (pp. 135-167). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
GKEREDAKIS, M. (2020). Exploring the accomplishment of inter-organizational collaboration. The value of thick descriptions. In Mir, Raza and Fayard, Anne-Laure (Eds.), The Routledge companion to anthropology and business (pp. 526). Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge.
AUTIO, E., THOMAS, L. D. W. (2020). Value co-creation in ecosystems. Insights and research promise from three disciplinary perspectives. In Nambisan, Satish ; Lyytinen, Kalle and Yoo, Youngjin (Eds.), Handbook of Digital Innovation (pp. 107–132). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
THOMAS, L. D. W., AUTIO, E. (2020). Innovation ecosystems in management. An organizing typology. In Oxford University Press (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Cape Town: Oxford University Press.
ZAMORA, J. (2019). Managing AI Within a Digital Density Framework. In Jordi Canals, Franz Heukamp (Eds.) (Eds.), The Future of Management in an AI World: Redefining Purpose and Strategy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (pp. 205 - 235). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.


ZAMORA, J., RICART, J. E., GUERRA CORTADA, T., PÉREZ TEJADA, J. L. (2020). Estudio IESE-Penteo sobre transformación digital en España.
VALOR SABATIER, J., ARROYO, C., LEE, K. (2018). The Media Landscape: From Showtime to Screen Time. IESE.
VIRGILI, J. A., KÁGANER, E. (2012). Impact of Social Media on the Financial Services Sector.
SIEBER, S., VALOR SABATIER, J., PELLICER, M. (2008). Criterios de adopción de las tecnologías de información y comunicación.
SIEBER, S., VALOR SABATIER, J., PELLICER, M. (2008). Criteria for adopting information and communication technologies.


GKEREDAKIS, M., LAKHANI, K. R., FAYARD, A. -L. (2020). OpenIDEO (B). Harvard Business School Publishing.
SIEBER, S., RAFNSDOTTIR, A. (2018). Diversey and the Creation of the "Internet of Clean". IESE, SI-202-E.
SIEBER, S., RAFNSDOTTIR, A. (2018). Diversey y la creación del 'Internet of Clean'. IESE, SI-202.
KÁGANER, E., KOROVKIN, V., TATARINOV, K. (2017). Video International. Sustaining Market Dominance in the TV Advertising Market in Russia. IESE, SI-198-E.
VALOR SABATIER, J. (2017). Google 2017. IESE, SI-197.

Technical Notes

PÉREZ BALAGUER, J., GREGORY, R. W., ZAMORA, J. (2019). Jobs to Be Done. Aplicación en entornos de alta densidad digital. IESE, SIN-62.
PÉREZ BALAGUER, J., GREGORY, R. W., ZAMORA, J. (2019). Jobs to Be Done. Application in Environments of High Digital Density. IESE, SIN-62-E.
SAVIC, B., GREGORY, R. W. (2019). Blockchain for Managers. IESE, SIN-61-E.
RÖTHKE, C., GREGORY, R. W. (2019). Communicating Requirements With User Stories. IESE, SIN-60-E.
RÖTHKE, C., GREGORY, R. W., KÁGANER, E. (2019). Hypothesis-Driven Experimentation. IESE, SIN-57-E.