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Funding and Grants

Prof. Niki Panteli (CoI)

Project: TIPS in the blended home-work environment: a sociotechnical perspective. With Collins, E. (PI – Cardiff) , Nurse, J (Kent)., Williams, N (Cranfield).

Grant Amount: £21,961 (80% FEC).  | Funding Body: EPSRC Sprite+ Sandpit. | Duration: September to December 2020

Prof. Niki Panteli and Dr. Philip Wu

Project: Mobile e-shopping feature on Smartify App

Grant amount: £5,000 | Funding Body: Storyfutures Fellowship | Duration: July to October, 2020

Dr Ayomikun Idowu (PI)

Project: Digital Entrepreneurship on Retail Platforms: A way to formalise employment for young people in the UK and Africa.

Grant amount: £25,643(80% FEC) | Funding body: Digit futures at work research centre| Duration: September 2020 to August 2021

Prof. Niki Panteli (part of the Discribe team)

Project: Discribe conducts transformative social science research to help make a safer digital future.

Funding body: UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund “Digital Security by Design” Programme.


  • Andrea Jiminez and Zheng, Y (forthcoming) Unpacking the multiple spaces of innovation hubs, The Information Society 
  • Badger, A., & Woodcock, J. (2019) ‘Ethnographic methods with limited access: assessing quality of work in hard to reach jobs’, in 
  • Bell, D., Lycett, M., Marshan, A. and Monaghan, A. (forthcoming). Exploring Future Challenges for Big Data in the Humanitarian Domain. Journal of Business Research.
  • Chamakiotis, P, Petrakaki, D. Panteli, N. (2020), Social Value Creation through Digital Activism in an Online Health Community, Information Systems Journals, Accepted May 29, 2020
  • Chamakiotis, P., Boukis, A., Panteli, N., & Papadopoulos, T. (2020). The role of temporal coordination for the fuzzy front-end of innovation in virtual teams. International Journal of Information Management, 50, 182-190. 
  • Engesmo J. and Panteli N. (forthcoming),  Invisible Work Pre- and Post- Digitalisation: The Case of a Health Authority in Norway, Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, Accepted June 6, 2020
  • Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives, Wheatley, D. (ed.). Pp. 135-146.
  • Idowu, A., & Elbanna, A. (2020). Digital platforms of work and the crafting of career path: The crowdworkers’ perspective. Information Systems Frontier. DOI: 10.1007/s10796-020-10036-1
  • Idowu, A., & Elbanna, A. (forthcoming). Institutionalising crowdwork as a mode of employment: The case of crowdworkers in Nigeria. In Mitev N., Aroles J., Stephenson K., Malaurent J. (Eds.). New Ways of Working: Organizations and Organizing in the Digital Age. Palgrave. 
  • Idowu, A., & Elbanna, A. (forthcoming).  ‘I just happen to meet my clients on the Internet’ Crowdworkers, their work identity and the shaping of work conduct in context. Information and Organization.
  • Kravets, Olga, Chloe Preece, and Pauline Maclaran (2020). The Uniform Entrepreneur: Making Gender Visible in Social Enterprise. Journal of Macromarketing: 0276146720930331.
  • Krishna, S. (2020). Digital identity, datafication and social justice: understanding Aadhaar use among informal workers in south India. Information Technology for Development, 1-24.
  • Panteli, N., Rapti A. and Scholarios, D. ‘’If he knew who we were’: Microworkers’ Attachment in a fragmented employment relationship. Work, Employment & Society, Forthcoming. Accepted on December 7, 2019  
  • Van Doorn, N., & Badger, A. (2020) ‘Platform Capitalism’s Hidden Abode: Producing Data Assets in the Gig Economy’, Antipode, 52(5), pp. 1475-1495. 
  • Whiting, R., & Symon, G. (2020). Digi-housekeeping: the invisible work of flexibility. Work, Employment and Society, 0950017020916192. 
  • Wu PF, Vitak J and Zimmer MT (2020) A contextual approach to information privacy research. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 71(4): 485–490. DOI: 10.1002/asi.24232.
  • Zheng, Y & Stahl, B. (forthcoming). A Critical Capability Approach to Evaluate Open Development, in Chib A, Smith ML and Bentley CM (eds) Critical Perspectives on Open Development: Empirical Interrogation of Theory Construction. MIT Press
  • Al zadjali, K. & Elbanna, A. (2019). Smart Institutional Intervention in the Adoption of Digital Infrastructure: The Case of Government Cloud Computing in Oman. Information Systems Frontiers. p. 1-16
  • Azer, E., Harindranath, G. and Zheng, Y. (2019), Revisiting leadership in information and communication technology (ICT)-enabled activism: A study of Egypt’s grassroots human rights groups, New Media & Society, Vol. 21 No. 5, pp. 1141–1169.
  • Bassiouni, D., Hackley, C. & Meshreki, H. (2019). The integration of video games in family-life dynamics: An adapted technology acceptance model of family intention to consume video games.  Information Technology and People. p. 1-21
  • Bernardi, R. (2017), Health Information Systems and Accountability in Kenya: a Structuration Theory Perspective. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 18, 931-958.
  • Cappellini, B., Kravets, O., & Reppel, A. (in press). Shouting on Social Media? A borderscapes perspective on a contentious hashtag. Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Chamakiotis, P., Boukis, A., Panteli, N. & Papadopoulos, T. (2019). The role of temporal coordination for the fuzzy front-end of innovation in virtual teams.  International Journal of Information Management. 50, p. 182-190
  • Charitsis, V. & Laamanen, M., 2019. Resisting the Googlization of Life. Grassroots Mobilisation Meets Data Activism: Lessons from the Struggle Against the “Google Campus” in Berlin.
  • Cordoba Pachon, JR (2018).  Managing Creativity: A Systems Thinking Journey.  Routledge Publishing
  • Cordoba-Pachon, J-R (2019).Cobertura de servicios digitales, posconflicto y creatividad en Colombia: un análisis crítico.  Revista Stultifera. 2, 1, p. 30-49
  • Cordoba-Pachon, J-R. & Paucar, A. (2019).  The Unfolding and Resurfacing of Information Systems Knowledge over the Last 25 Years: A Systemic Perspective Systems Research and Behavioral Science. 36, 4, p. 445-460
  • Coronado Mondragon A.E., Coronado Mondragon C., Hogg, P. & Rodriguez-Lopez, N. (2018).  A design process for the adoption of composite materials and supply chain reconfiguration supported by a software tool.  Computers & Industrial Engineering, 121, 62-72.
  • Coronado Mondragon A.E. & Coronado Mondragon C. (2018).  Managing complex, modular products: how technological uncertainty affects the role of systems integrators in the automotive supply chain.  International Journal of Production Research. E-pub ahead of print.
  • Coronado Mondragon, A., Mastrocinque, E., Tsai, J-F. & Hogg, P. (2019). An AHP and Fuzzy AHP Multifactor Decision Making Approach for Technology and Supplier Selection in the High-Functionality Textile Industry.   IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT. p. 1-14
  • Coronado Mondragon, A., Coronado, C. & Coronado, E. (2019). Investigating the Applicability of Distributed Ledger/Blockchain Technology in Manufacturing and Perishable Goods Supply Chains.  IEEE 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications (ICIEA). Tokyo, Japan: IEEE Xplore, p. 728-732
  • Elbanna, A., Bunker, D., Levine, L. & Sleigh, A.(2019) Emergency management in the changing world of social media: Framing the research agenda with the stakeholders through engaged scholarship.  International Journal of Information Management. 47, p. 112-120
  • Hackley, C. & Hackley, R. A. (2019) Advertising at the threshold: Paratextual promotion in the era of media convergence.  Marketing Theory. 19, 2, p. 195-215
  • Idowu, A. & Elbanna, A (2019).Bright ICT and Unbounded Employment: Typology of Crowdworkers and Their Lived and Envisaged Career Trajectory in Nigeria. IFIP WG 8.6 Conference 2019. p. 470-486
  • Jackson, S. & Wong, M.S. (2017). A cultural theory analysis of e-government: Insights from a local government council in Malaysia. Information Systems Frontiers. 19/6, 1391-1405.
  • Jackson, S. (2019)  How readable are data breach notifications? Computer Fraud & Security. 2019, 5, p. 6-8
  • Lee J.Y., Panteli, N., Hsu, C. and Bulow A.-M (2018), Email Adaptation for Conflict Handling: A Case Study of Cross-border Inter-organisational Partnership in East Asia, Information Systems Journal, Volume 28, Issue 2, March 2018, Pages: 318–339
  • Lirn TC, Yen-Chun JW & Coronado Mondragon A.E.  Guest co-editors of the special issue “ISL 2016: Sustainable transport and supply chain innovation”, The International Journal of Logistics Management, 2018, Vol. 29, Issue: 1, pp.2-4,
  • Lycett, M. & Radwan. O. (2018). Developing a Quality of Experience (QoE) Model for Web Applications.  Early on-line Information Systems Journal.
  • Mpanga, D. & Elbanna, A (2019). Framework for Cloud ERP System Implementation in Developing Countries: Learning from Lower Local Governments in Uganda, IFIP WG 8.6 Conference p. 274-292 (AICT).
  • Moore, J., Hammerla, N. & Watkins, C. (2019) Explaining Deep Learning Models with Constrained Adversarial Examples. Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Springer, p. 43-56 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11670).
  • Nguyen, D. K. A., Akram, R. N., Markantonakis, K., Luo, Z. & Watkins, C.. (2019) Location tracking using smartphone accelerometer and magnetometer traces.  14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2019). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 1-9
  • Ozcan, G., Coronado, A., & Harindranath, G (2018).Strategic Entry and Operational Integration of Emerging Market Firms: The Case of Cemex, Beko and Tata Steel in the UK, Journal of Business Research, Early online
  • Panteli, N. & Sivunen, A. (2019). “I Am Your Fan; Bookmarked!” Members’ Identification Development in Founder-Led Online Communities.  Journal of the association for information systems. 20, 6, p. 824-841
  • Wallace A. and Panteli N. (2018) Bringing Relevance to e-learning: A gender perspective, Studies in Higher Education. 43, 2, 292-304. DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2016.1166483 
  • Sarker, S., Chatterjee, S., Xiao, X. & Elbanna, A. (2019).The Sociotechnical Axis of Cohesion for the IS Discipline: Its Historical Legacy and its Continued Relevance, MIS Quarterly. 43, 3, p. 695-719
  • Symon, G. and Whiting, R. (2019). The sociomaterial negotiation of social entrepreneurs’ meaningful work.  Journal of Management Studies, 56/3, 655-684
  • Wersun, A., Dean, B. A., Mills, R., Perkiss, S., Acosta, P., Anastasiadis, S., Gibbons, B., Gonzalez-Perez, M. A., Heithaus, T., Jun, H., Mesicek, R. H. & Bayerlein, L. (2019) An exploration of student learning for sustainability through the WikiRate student engagement project. International Journal of Management Education. 17, 3, p. 1-1
  • Whiting, R., Symon, G., Roby, H., & Chamakiotis, P. (2018).  Who’s behind the lens? A reflexive analysis of roles in participatory video research.  Organization Research Methods21(2) 316-34.
  • Whiting, R., Roby, H., Symon, G., &Chamakiotis, P. (2018).  Participant-led video diaries.  In A. Bryman and D. Buchanan (eds).  Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research.  Oxford: OUP.pp190-211.
  • Wu, P. F (2019). The Privacy Paradox in the Context of Online Social Networking: A Self-Identity Perspective. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 70, 3, p. 1-11
  • Wu, P. F (2019). Motivation crowding in online product reviewing: A qualitative study of amazon reviewers.  Information & Management. p. 1-9
  • Wu, P. F., Vitak, J. & Zimmer, M.,  (2019). A contextual approach to information privacy research. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. p. 1-6
  • Zheng, Y., Hatakka, M., Sahay, S., Andersson, A., (2018). Editorial: Conceptualizing development in information and communication technology for development (ICT4D). Journal of Information Technology for Development 24/1, p.1–14.
  • Jiménez, A., & Zheng, Y., (2018). Tech hubs, Innovation and Development. Journal of Information Technology for Development 24/1, 95-118