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Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research (2017)
Journal Article
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). doi:10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.026. ISSN 2214-6296

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)
Journal Article
Demetis, D. S. (2018). Fighting money laundering with technology: a case study of Bank X in the UK. Decision Support Systems, 105, (96-107). doi:10.1016/j.dss.2017.11.005. ISSN 0167-9236

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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
Woolcock, A., Connaughton, C., Merali, Y., & Vazquez, F. (2017). Fitness voter model: damped oscillations and anomalous consensus. Physical Review E, 96(3), doi:10.1103/physreve.96.032313. ISSN 2470-0045

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)
Journal Article
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. doi: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

The systemic role of technology in financial instability (2017)
Book
Demetis, D. (2017). The systemic role of technology in financial instability. In The financial crisis and white collar crime: legislative and policy responsesAbingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter examines the role of Information Systems (IS) in creating financial instability by automating critical decision-making processes. By following a systems theoretical approach after Lee and Demetis (2016) and based on a few fundamental sys... Read More