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Journal of Management Information Systems
Editor-in-Chief: Vladimir Zwass, Fairleigh Dickinson University (zwass@fdu.edu )

JMIS: Celebrating 30 years of publication!

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The Journal of Management Information Systems is a widely recognized and top-ranked forum for the presentation of research that advances the practice and understanding of organizational information systems. It serves those investigating new modes of information delivery and the changing landscape of information policy making, as well as practitioners and executives managing the information resource. A vital aim of the quarterly is to bridge the gap between theory and practice of management information systems.

"A cluster analysis of our results indicates a two tiered separation in the quality of the highest quality IS journals--with MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems belonging, in that order, to the highest A+ tier." -MIS Quarterly, December 2013

"A top ranked source for the best IS research." -Communications of the ACM

"Most representative and diverse among top-ranked IS journals." -Information Systems Research

"JMIS has made an incredible contribution to research in Information Systems. It has expanded the horizons of what we know and think of research in IS, and my colleagues and I appreciate the extensive exposure to the field of Collaborative Technology in JMIS. One of the journal's strengths is its embrace of all of the research methodologies and approaches in the field. Vladimir Zwass and his staff can be proud of this accomplishment in guiding the development of JMIS to the top tier of academic journals with the highest standards of the peer review process." -Jay Nunamaker, University of Arizona

"During the past 25 years, the JMIS has grown significantly in its importance to the Information Systems discipline. JMIS continues to seek out new and innovative research with strong theoretical and methodological foundations, with a key awareness that applications in current business settings are truly something to learn from. The efforts of the editor over the years have been outstanding in encouraging a broad spectrum of organizational, behavioral, management science, economics and technical research that has come to define what Information Systems research is all about." -Robert J. Kauffman, Arizona State University

"A primary reference for libraries interested in the relationship among computers, systems, and organizations." -Magazines for Libraries
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Editorial Board
Board of Editors: Nabil R. Adam, Rutgers University; Jacob Akoka, CNAM & INT, France; Maryam Alavi, Emory University; Anitesh Barua, University of Texas at Austin; Izak Benbasat, University of British Columbia; Hemant Bhargava, University of California, Davis; Niels Bjorn-Anderson, Copenhagen Business School; James I. Cash, Jr., Harvard University; Eric K. Clemons, University of Pennsylvania; Thomas H. Davenport, Babson College; Prabuddha De, Purdue University; Alan Dennis, Indiana University; Amitava Dutta, George Mason University; Michael J. Earl, Oxford University; Phillip Ein-Dor, Tel Aviv University; Dennis F. Galletta, University of Pittsburgh; David Gefen, Drexel University; Michael J. Ginzberg, American University; Paulo B. Goes, University of Arizona; Varun Grover, Clemson University; Gary Grudnitski, San Diego State University; Alok Gupta, University of Minnesota; John C. Henderson, Boston University; Rudy Hirschheim, Louisiana State University; Lorin M. Hitt, University of Pennsylvania; Robert J. Kauffman, Singapore Management University; Mark Keil, Georgia State University; Benn R. Konsynski, Emory University; Tosiyasu L. Kunii, Kanazawa Institute of Technology; Karim R. Lakhani, Harvard Business School; Albert L. Lederer, University of Kentucky; Ronald M. Lee, Florida International University; Ann Majchrzak, University of Southern California; James R. Marsden, University of Connecticut; Tridas Mukhopadhyay, Carnegie Mellon University; Makoto Nagao, Kyoto University; Jay F. Nunamaker, Jr., University of Arizona; Arun Rai, Georgia State University; Ronald E. Rice, University of California, Santa Barbara; Suzanne Rivard, HEC Montreal; Timo Saarinen, Helsinki School of Economics; Rajiv Sabherwal, University of Arkansas; Suprateek Sarker, University of Virginia; Abraham Seidmann, University of Rochester; Sandra A. Slaughter, Georgia Institute of Technology; Katherine Stewart, University of Maryland; Edward A. Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology; E. Burton Swanson, University of California, Los Angeles; Kar Yan Tam, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; Bernard C.Y. Tan, National University of Singapore; Alfred Taudes, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Amrit Tiwana, University of Georgia; Viswanath Venkatesh, University of Arkansas; N. Venkatraman, Boston University; Iris Vessey, University of Queensland, Australia; Hugh J. Watson, University of Georgia; Bruce H. Weber, London Business School; Peter Weill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Andrew B. Whinston, University of Texas at Austin

Table of Contents
Winter 2013-14
Vol. 30 No. 03

Editorial Introduction
Vladimir Zwass 5
Special Issue:
Information Technology and Organizational Governance: The IT Governance Cube
Amrit Tiwana, Benn Konsynski, and N. Venkatraman, Guest Editors 7
Horizontal Allocation of Decision Rights for On-Premise Applications and Software-as-a-Service
Till J. Winkler and Carol V. Brown 13
The Governance and Control of Open Source Software Projects
Dany Di Tullio and D. Sandy Staples 49
A Process Model of Complementarity and Substitution of Contractual and Relational Governance in IS Outsourcing
Thomas L. Huber, Thomas A. Fischer, Jens Dibbern, and Rudy Hirschheim 81
Evolution of Governance: Achieving Ambidexterity in IT Outsourcing
Lan Cao, Kannan Mohan, Balasubramaniam Ramesh, and Sumantra Sarkar 115
the Information Artifact in IT Governance: Toward a Theory of Information Governance
Paul P. Tallon, Ronald V. Ramirez, and James E. Short 141
Centralizing Data Management with Considerations of Uncertainty and Information-Based Flexibility
Chander K. Velu, Stuart E. Madnick, and Marshall W. Van Alstyne 179
Effects of Different Types of Free Trials and Ratings in Sampling of Consumer Software: An Empirical Study
Young-Jin Lee and Yong Tan 213
Integrating Biosignals into Information Systems: A NeuroIS Tool for Improving Emotion Regulation
Philipp J. Astor, Marc T.P. Adam, Petar Jerčić, Kristina Schaaff, and Christof Weinhardt 247
Impact of Prior Reviews on the Subsequent Review Process in Reputation Systems
Xiao (Sean) Ma, Lara Khansa, Yun Deng, and Sung S. Kim 279
Comprehension and Assessment of Product Reviews: A Review-Product Congruity Proposition
Liqiang Huang, Chuan-Hoo Tan, Weiling Ke, and Kwok-Kee Wei 311


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