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Gregory M. Rose

Prof. Greg Rose
Associate Professor of MIS, Associate Academic Director
Phone: (360) 546-9766

Carson College of Business
Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship
Washington State University Vancouver

Fax: (360) 546-9037
Office: VCLS 308V
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Joined Washington State University in 2002
Overview: My work involves understanding some of the ways in which software innovations are developed, adopted, and used. My particular interests are in Internet-based systems and cross-cultural issues.
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  • Management Information Systems: Innovation and creativity

Teaching Areas:

  • Undergraduate – Management Information Systems
  • Undergraduate – International Business


  • Software Development Innovation and Diffusion
  • Information System Adoption and Use
  • Organizational Learning
  • Cross Cultural Issues in IT


  • Ph.D., Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University, 2000
  • MBA, Management Information Systems, minor in Marketing, Binghamton University (State University of New York), 1992
  • BS, Marketing, minor in MIS, University of Vermont, 1990

Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Information Management
  • Technology Association of Oregon
  • Association of Information Systems

Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. Article (Refereed journal): Does Subculture Matter? A Cross-Cultural Study of Chronism and Attitudes toward Download Delay in Internet Systems in China and the United States. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, forthcoming (accepted 2019)
  2. Article (Refereed journal): Innovation Differences Among Software Development Organizations. Information Systems Journal, 2018
  3. Article (Refereed journal): Social Identity and Trust in Internet-based Voting Adoption. Government Information Quarterly, 2018
  4. Article (Refereed journal): “Early vs. late adoption of radical information technology innovations across software development organizations: an extension of the disruptive information technology innovation model,” Information Systems Journal, 2014    
  5. Article (Refereed journal): “A knowledge-based model of radical innovation in small software firms,” MIS Quarterly, 2012    
  6. Article (Refereed journal): “Recognizing and Managing Innovation Points in Large Information Technology Projects,” MIS Quarterly Executive, 2011    
  7. Article (Refereed journal): “Internet computing as a disruptive information technology innovation: the role of strong order effects,” Information Systems Journal, 2011   
  8. Article (Refereed journal): “Learning Routines and Disruptive Technological Change: Hyper-learning in Seven Software Development Organizations during Internet Adoption,” Information Technology and People, 2010  
  9. Article (Refereed journal): “Chronism Theory, Culture, and System Delay: A Longitudinal Study of Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Journal of Global Information Management, 2009    
  10. Article (Refereed journal): “How Agile is Agile Enough?: Explaining Agility in Software Development using Organizational Learning Theory,” European Journal of Information Systems, 2006    
  11. Article (Refereed journal): “Cultural Diversity and Trust in IT Adoption: A Comparison of Potential e-Voters in the USA and South Africa,” Journal of Global Information Management, 2005  
  12. Article (Refereed journal): “Online Waiting: The Role of Download Time and Attitudinal Variables on Attitude toward E-Retailers,” Psychology and Marketing, 2005    
  13. Article (Refereed journal): “Technological Impediments to B2C Electronic Commerce: An Update of a Prior Study,” Communications of the AIS, 2005    
  14. Article (Refereed journal): “Culture and Consumer Responses to Web Download Time: A Four-Continent Study of Mono- and Polychronism,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2003    
  15. Article (Refereed journal): “Disruptive Information System Innovation: The Case of Internet Computing,” Information Systems Journal, 2003   
  16. Article (Refereed journal): “The Disruptive Nature of Information Technology Innovations: The Case of Internet Computing in Systems Development Organizations,” MIS Quarterly, 2003   
  17. Article (Refereed journal): “Encouraging Citizen Adoption of eGovernment by Building Trust,” Electronic Markets, 2002    
  18. Article (Refereed journal): “A Refined View of Download Time Impacts on e-Consumer Attitudes and Patronage Intentions toward e-Retailers,” International Journal of Media Management, 2001    
  19. Article (Refereed journal): “The Effect of Download Time on Consumer Attitude Toward the E-Service Retailer,” e-Service Journal, 2001    
  20. Article (Refereed journal): “Information Technology and Organizational Learning: A Review and Assessment of Empirical Research,” Accounting, Management and Information Technologies, 2000    
  21. Article (Refereed journal): “The Brave New World of Development in the InterNetwork Computing Architecture (InterNCA): Or How Distributed Computing Platforms Will Change Systems Development,” Information Systems Journal, 1998   
  22. Article (Refereed journal): “Predicting General IT Use: Applying TAM to the Arabic World,” Journal of Global Information Management, 1998


 Prior Teaching

  • Associate Professor, California State University, Chico, 2001-2002
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (lecturer), Georgia State University, 1996-2000

 Prior Professional

  • Visiting Professor, University of Pretoria (South Africa), 2002
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), 2000
  • Systems Analyst/Implementor/Consultant, CBORD Inc.(1992-1994); University of Rhode Island (1994-1995)

Notable Service:

  • Disabled Students of WSUV (2011-2014), Faculty Advisor
  • Faculty Senate (2010-2016), WSU Vancouver Faculty Senator-at-large
  • Faculty Senate Steering Committee (2010-Present)
  • Dissertation Committee – Youngjin Yu, Co-Chair (2008-2010)
  • MIS Alumni-Student Partnership/SIM Student Club at WSU Vancouver, Coordinator/Faculty co-Advisor (2009 – Present)
  • WSU Vancouver Faculty Organization Executive Committee, Member (2008 – 2016)
  • Associate Editor, Information and Management Journal (2012 – Present)
  • Extreme Innovation Track, ICIS 2008, track co-chair
  • Journal of Global Information Management, Editorial board member (2000 – Present)
  • Technology Association of Oregon (2005- ), Board member for Special Interest Group on Software Development


  • Dean’s Fellowship Award , WSU College of Business, 2009
  • Instructor of the Year, Student Business Organization, 2008
  • Dean’s Excellence Award , WSU College of Business, 2006
  • Teaching Excellence Award , Georgia State University, 1999
  • Teaching Excellence Award , Georgia State University, 1998