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Gregory M. Rose

Prof. Greg Rose
Associate Professor of MIS
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: (visit

  1. Article (Refereed journal): How to Transition Incrementally to Microservice Architecture. Communications of the ACM, 2021
  2. 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, 2019
  3. Article (Refereed journal): Innovation Differences Among Software Development Organizations. Information Systems Journal, 2018
  4. Article (Refereed journal): Social Identity and Trust in Internet-based Voting Adoption. Government Information Quarterly, 2018
  5. 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    
  6. Article (Refereed journal): “A knowledge-based model of radical innovation in small software firms,” MIS Quarterly, 2012    
  7. Article (Refereed journal): “Recognizing and Managing Innovation Points in Large Information Technology Projects,” MIS Quarterly Executive, 2011    
  8. Article (Refereed journal): “Internet computing as a disruptive information technology innovation: the role of strong order effects,” Information Systems Journal, 2011   
  9. Article (Refereed journal): “Learning Routines and Disruptive Technological Change: Hyper-learning in Seven Software Development Organizations during Internet Adoption,” Information Technology and People, 2010  
  10. Article (Refereed journal): “Chronism Theory, Culture, and System Delay: A Longitudinal Study of Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Journal of Global Information Management, 2009    
  11. Article (Refereed journal): “How Agile is Agile Enough?: Explaining Agility in Software Development using Organizational Learning Theory,” European Journal of Information Systems, 2006    
  12. 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  
  13. Article (Refereed journal): “Online Waiting: The Role of Download Time and Attitudinal Variables on Attitude toward E-Retailers,” Psychology and Marketing, 2005
  14. Article (Refereed journal): “Technological Impediments to B2C Electronic Commerce: An Update of a Prior Study,” Communications of the AIS, 2005    
  15. 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    
  16. Article (Refereed journal): “Disruptive Information System Innovation: The Case of Internet Computing,” Information Systems Journal, 2003   
  17. Article (Refereed journal): “The Disruptive Nature of Information Technology Innovations: The Case of Internet Computing in Systems Development Organizations,” MIS Quarterly, 2003   
  18. Article (Refereed journal): “Encouraging Citizen Adoption of eGovernment by Building Trust,” Electronic Markets, 2002    
  19. 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    
  20. Article (Refereed journal): “The Effect of Download Time on Consumer Attitude Toward the E-Service Retailer,” e-Service Journal, 2001    
  21. Article (Refereed journal): “Information Technology and Organizational Learning: A Review and Assessment of Empirical Research,” Accounting, Management and Information Technologies, 2000    
  22. 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   
  23. 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 (2010-2020)
  • Faculty Senate Budget Committee Chair (2015-2020)
  • Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee, Member and Budget Committee Liaison (2015-2018)
  • 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