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Towards a heart and soul for co-creative research practice: A systemic approach (2019)
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Nicholas, G., Foote, J., Kainz, K., Midgley, G., Prager, K., & Zurbriggen, C. (in press). Towards a heart and soul for co-creative research practice: A systemic approach. Evidence and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1332/174426419X15578220630571

The language of co-creation has become popular with policy makers, researchers and consultants wanting to support evidence-based change. However, there is little agreement about what features a research or consultancy project must have for peers to r... Read More

When humans using the IT artifact becomes IT using the human artifact (2018)
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Demetis, D., & Lee, A. (2018). When humans using the IT artifact becomes IT using the human artifact. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 19(10), 929-952. https://doi.org/10.17705/1jais.00514

Following Demetis & Lee (2016) who showed how systems theorizing can be conducted on the basis of a few systems principles, in this conceptual paper, we apply these principles to theorize about the systemic character of technology and investigate the... Read More

Economic simulation of cryptocurrencies (2018)
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Mainelli, M. R., Leitch, M., & Demetis, D. (2018). Economic simulation of cryptocurrencies. Capco Journal, 47, 89-101

Cryptocurrencies have the potential to become effective currencies that give a higher level of macroeconomic control, thanks to the information that is available about holdings and transactions, and the potential for automated control mechanisms. How... Read More

Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research (2017)
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Fazey, I., Schäpke, N., Caniglia, G., Patterson, J., Hultman, J., van Mierlo, B., …Wyborn, C. (2018). Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research. Energy research & social science ERSS, 40, 54-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.026

The most critical question for climate research is no longer about the problem, but about how to facilitate the transformative changes necessary to avoid catastrophic climate-induced change. Addressing this question, however, will require massive ups... Read More

Fighting money laundering with technology: a case study of Bank X in the UK (2017)
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Demetis, D. S. (2018). Fighting money laundering with technology: a case study of Bank X in the UK. Decision Support Systems, 105, 96-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2017.11.005

This paper presents a longitudinal interpretive case study of a UK bank’s efforts to combat Money Laundering (ML) by expanding the scope of its profiling of ML behaviour. The concept of structural coupling, taken from systems theory, is used to refle... Read More

Emerging trends and new frontiers in community operational research (2017)
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Johnson, M. P., Midgley, G., & Chichirau, G. (2018). Emerging trends and new frontiers in community operational research. European journal of operational research, 268(3), 1178-1191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.032

Community Operational Research (Community OR), and its disciplinary relation, Community-Based Operations Research, has an increasingly high profile within multiple domains that benefit from empirical and analytic approaches to problem solving. These... Read More

Fitness voter model: damped oscillations and anomalous consensus (2017)
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Woolcock, A., Connaughton, C., Merali, Y., & Vazquez, F. (2017). Fitness voter model: damped oscillations and anomalous consensus. Physical Review E, 96(3), https://doi.org/10.1103/physreve.96.032313

We study the dynamics of opinion formation in a heterogeneous voter model on a complete graph, in which each agent is endowed with an integer fitness parameter k ≥ 0, in addition to its + or − opinion state. The evolution of the distribution of k–val... Read More

Taking the first step with systems theorizing in information systems : a response (2017)
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Demetis, D. S., & Lee, A. S. (2017). Taking the first step with systems theorizing in information systems : a response. Information and Organization, 27(3), 163-170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infoandorg.2017.06.003

We address the commentaries of Robey and Mikhaeil, of Mingers, and of Schultze which provided responses to our paper, “Crafting theory to satisfy the requirements of systems science.” We find their responses useful for reflecting on the development o... Read More

What meaning for sustainability? The role of tourism academics in securing impact (2016)
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Correia, F. (2017). What meaning for sustainability? The role of tourism academics in securing impact. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 9(2), 224-227. https://doi.org/10.1080/19407963.2016.1258511

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. CONTEXT: This section of the journal encourages discussion between several authors on a policy-related topic. The same question may, therefore, be addressed from different theoretical, c... Read More

Boundary objects, power, and learning: The matter of developing sustainable practice in organizations (2016)
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Hawkins, B., Pye, A., & Correia, F. (2017). Boundary objects, power, and learning: The matter of developing sustainable practice in organizations. Management Learning, 48(3), 292-310. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616677199

This article develops an understanding of the agential role of boundary objects in generating and politicizing learning in organizations, as it emerges from the entangled actions of humans and non-humans. We offer two empirical vignettes in which mid... Read More

Crafting theory to satisfy the requirements of systems science (2016)
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Demetis, D. S., & Lee, A. S. (2016). Crafting theory to satisfy the requirements of systems science. Information and Organization, 26(4), 116-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infoandorg.2016.09.002

Just as Lee, Briggs & Dennis (2014) showed that a rigorous conception of “explanation” leads to requirements for a positivist theory to satisfy, and just as Lee & Hovorka (2015) showed that a rigorous conception of “interpretation” leads to requireme... Read More

Crafting theory to satisfy the requirements of systems science (2016)
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Lee, A. S., & Demetis, D. S. (2016). Crafting theory to satisfy the requirements of systems science. Proceedings of the ... Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 49, 5075-5084. https://doi.org/10.1109/hicss.2016.628

This is a copy of a paper presented at 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences and published in Hawaii international conference on system sciences, 2016, v.49.