Application 3 – Annotated Bibliography

·         Articles

·         Fichman, R. G., & Kemerer, C. F. (1999). The illusory diffusion of innovation: An examination of assimilation gaps. Information Systems Research, 10(3), 255–275.
Retrieved from the ABI/INFORM Complete database

The author of this article looks at how new advances in IT may be acquired, yet still not fully deployed within their firms.

·         Linck, J. S., Netter, J. M., & Yang, T. (2007). The effects and unintended consequences of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and its era, on the supply and demand for directors. Review of Financial Studies, 22, 3287–3328.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database

The authors of this article look at the effects the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has had on directors.

·         Martinsons, M. G., & Martinsons, V. (2002). Rethinking the value of IT, again. Communications of the ACM, 45(7), 25–26.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database

This article challenges the opinions of IT and the belief that IT is responsible for productivity gains.

·         Poon, P. P., & Wagner, C. (2001). Critical success factors revisited: Success and failure cases of information systems for senior executives. Decision Support Systems, 30(4), 393–418. Retrieved from

This article looks at critical success factors (CSFs) and how they are involved in the development of information systems.

·         Scott, J. E., & Vessey, I. (2002). Managing risks in enterprise systems implementations. Communications of the ACM, 45(4), 74–81.
Retrieved from the Business Source Complete database

The authors of this article look at determining factors of a successful implementation.

·         Wang, B., & Paper, D. (2005). A case of an IT-enabled organizational change intervention: The missing pieces. Journal of Cases on Information Technology, 7(1), 34–52. Retrieved from the ABI/INFORM complete database.


This article looks at an organizational change intervention and how the process could have been handled differently.




·         eGovernment Initiatives Case Study: New Models for Success Douglass P. Smith Emporia State University retrieves from


·         Does the Success of Information Systems Really Matters to Firm Performance?  Retrieves from


·         Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing In Information Systems Development Projects

Optional Resources

·         Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2010). Concertive Control. Baltimore, MD: Author.


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·         Application 3 – Annotated Bibliography

As part of your doctoral seminar for this set of weeks, you are participating in a seminar-style discussion about the weekly topics. Recall that you were asked to address 5 of the Required Resources and at least 5 additional resources from the Walden Library and to incorporate them into your posting. As a related exercise, submit an annotated bibliography of the 10 resources you referred to this week. For each entry, be sure to address the following as a minimum:

·         Include the full APA citation

·         Discuss the scope of the resource

·         Discuss the purpose and philosophical approach

·         Discuss the underlying assumptions

·         If referring to a research reporting article, present the methodology

·         Relate the resource to the body of resources you have consulted in this course

·         Discuss any evident limitations and opportunities for further inquiry