Forums for management information systems scholars

Forums for management information systems scholars Forums,for Management lnioimation Systems Scholars hat is œscholarly nzsearch and which pub& cation outlets are considered ˜best ? In any academic discipline, the answers to these questions at-e sought by: . Selection, promotion, and tenure committees as they seek to secure and retain the best possible individuals for thar faculty [5,151; l Researchers, as they seek to determme appropriate outlets for their research findings [5,6, 151; l Individuals seelung to identify the significant research streams in an academxc disciphne [25]; l Journal editors and assoaates as they seek to raise the quality of their journal to the I highest possible l&l; l The academic discipline in question as it seeks to gain an identity of its own, especially if it is a relatively young field [ 11, 251; l Students of the discipline as they seek to gain an understanding of what the discipline encompasses [6, 11,251; and l Librarians as they seek to wisely invest their ever-decreasing funds. Borrowing from the vernacular of consumer behavior theory, these constituents all have an interest in the œconsumption  of knowledge. As with any consumption decision, limited resources dictaw that decisions be made concerning which œproducts  to consume. Thus, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Communications of the ACM acm

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Publisher
Association for Computing Machinery
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 by ACM Inc.
ISSN
0001-0782
D.O.I.
10.1145/203330.203348
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Forums,for Management lnioimation Systems Scholars hat is œscholarly nzsearch and which pub& cation outlets are considered ˜best ? In any academic discipline, the answers to these questions at-e sought by: . Selection, promotion, and tenure committees as they seek to secure and retain the best possible individuals for thar faculty [5,151; l Researchers, as they seek to determme appropriate outlets for their research findings [5,6, 151; l Individuals seelung to identify the significant research streams in an academxc disciphne [25]; l Journal editors and assoaates as they seek to raise the quality of their journal to the I highest possible l&l; l The academic discipline in question as it seeks to gain an identity of its own, especially if it is a relatively young field [ 11, 251; l Students of the discipline as they seek to gain an understanding of what the discipline encompasses [6, 11,251; and l Librarians as they seek to wisely invest their ever-decreasing funds. Borrowing from the vernacular of consumer behavior theory, these constituents all have an interest in the œconsumption  of knowledge. As with any consumption decision, limited resources dictaw that decisions be made concerning which œproducts  to consume. Thus,

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Published: Mar 1, 1995

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