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James Gaskin

Associate Professor,
Information Systems
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Biography

I have moved 31 times and am so glad to finally be home (for good). I am married to Nicole Knight (from Orem) and we have four beautiful daughters. I do gymnastics, statistics, and help startups get off the ground. My research interests include human computer interaction (particularly augmented reality and wearables), human robot interaction, and many other things...

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Information Systems, Case Western Reserve University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, Brigham Young University, 2008
  • Masters of Information Systems Management, Information Systems, Brigham Young University, 2008

Selected Publications

  • "Can User Interface Design Choices Alter Perceptions of Time Passage?", 2021
  • "Leveraging STARA competencies and green creativity to boost green organisational innovative evidence: A praxis for sustainable development", Business Strategy and the Environment, 2021
  • "State anxiety moderates the association between motivations and excessive smartphone use", Edition 4, Volume 40, Pages 1937--1945, Current Psychology, 2021
  • "Why is bribery pervasive among firms in sub-Saharan African countries? Multi-industry empirical evidence of organizational isomorphism", Journal of Business Research, Volume 108, Pages 92-104, 2020
  • "A Framework of Affordances for Virtually Assisted Activities", Journal of Management Information Systems, Edition 3, Volume 36, Pages 683-729, 2019
  • "In Extremis Leadership: A Study of the Effects in Different Contexts.", American Journal of Management, 2019
  • "Practice motivated research: Application of an evidence-informed prognostic model in vocational rehabilitation to increase the chance of employment at closure", Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Edition 2, Volume 50, Pages 219--242, 2019
  • "Visual storytelling for improving the comprehension and utility in disseminating information systems research: Evidence from a quasi-experiment", Information Systems Journal, Edition 6, Volume 29, Pages 1153-1177, 2019
  • "The longitudinal association between passive social networking site usage and depressive symptoms: The mediating role of envy and moderating role of life satisfaction", Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Edition 3, Volume 38, Pages 181-199, 2019
  • "A storyteller's guide to problem-based learning for information systems management education", Information Systems Journal, 2019
  • "“Thank you, siri”: Politeness and intelligent digital assistants", 25th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2019, 2019
  • "The Reciprocal Relationship Between Passive Social Networking Site (SNS) Usage and Users’ Subjective Well-Being", Social Science Computer Review, Edition 5, Volume 36, Pages 511-522, 2018
  • "The Mediating Roles of Upward Social Comparison and Self-Esteem and the Moderating Role of Social Comparison Orientation in the Association between Social Networking Site Usage and Subjective Well-Being", Frontiers in Psychology, Edition 771, Volume 8, 2017
  • "Time-Chunking and Hyper-Refocusing in a Digitally-Enabled Workplace: Six Forms of Knowledge Workers", Frontiers in Psychology, Edition 1627, Volume 7, 2016
  • "Toward a Generalizable Sociomaterial Inquiry: A Computational Approach for Zooming In and Out of Sociomaterial Routines", MIS Quarterly, 2014
  • "Evaluating journal quality and the association for information systems senior scholars' journal basket via bibliometric measures: Do expert journal assessments add value?", Pages 993--1012, MIS quarterly, 2013
  • "Evaluating journal quality and the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Senior Scholars’ journal basket via bibliometric measures: Do expert journal assessments add value?", MIS Quarterly, Volume 37:4, Pages 993-1012, 2013
  • "Constructive System Use", ICIS, 2013
  • "Taking ‘fun and games’ seriously: Proposing the hedonic-motivation system adoption model (HMSAM)", Edition 11, Volume 14, Pages 617--671, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2012
  • "Digital Technology and the Variation in Design Routines: A Sequence Analysis of Four Design Processes", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2012
  • "Video Game Design in the MBA Curriculum: An Experiential Learning Approach for Teaching Design Thinking", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2011
  • "Evolution of Digitally-Enabled Design Processes: The Case of a Large Design and Construction Firm", Academy of Management OCIS, 2011
  • "Psychological Ownership and the Individual Appropriation of Technology", Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2010
  • "Design DNA Sequencing: A Set of Methodological Artifacts for Sequencing Socio-technical Design Routines", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2010
  • "Bypassing Trust in Online Purchase Decisions by Establishing Common Ground", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2010
  • "Proposing the Hedonic Affect Model (HAM) to Explain how Stimuli and Performance Expectations Predict Affect in Individual and Group Hedonic Systems Use", Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) ICIS Theory Development Workshop, 2008
  • "Partial Least Squares (PLS) Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) for Building and Testing Behavioral Causal Theory: When to Choose It and How to Use It", IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Edition 2, Volume 57
  • "The Effects of Social Networking Site (SNS) Use on Chinese College Students’ Friendships and Well-Being", Computers in Human Behavior
  • "Early versus Late Adoption of Radical Information Technology Innovations across Software Development Organizations", Information Systems Journal
  • "Proposing the hedonic-motivation system adoption model (HMSAM) to increase understanding of adoption of hedonically motivated systems", Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS)
  • "I’m Proud of It: Consumer Technology Appropriation and Psychological Ownership", Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice
  • "Leveraging Multimedia to Advance Science by Disseminating a Greater Variety of Scholarly Contributions in More Accessible Formats", Journal for the Association of Information Systems
  • "Leveraging Multimedia to Advance Science by Disseminating a Greater Variety of Scholarly Contributions in More Accessible Formats", Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Association for Information Systems
  • "Application of Expectancy Violations Theory to Communication with and Judgments about Embodied Agents during a Decision-Making Task", International Journal of Human Computer Studies
  • "Coordinating Interdependencies in Online Communities: A Study of an Open Source Software Project", Information Systems Research
  • "Proposing the Multi-Motive Information Systems Continuance Model (MISC) to Better Explain End-User System Evaluations and Continuance Intentions", Journal of the Association for Information Systems

Awards

  • AIS Outstanding Contribution to IS Education, Association for Information Systems, 2018
  • NSF Grant ($400,000.00), National Science Foundation, 2011
  • Best Paper at ICIS 2011, 2011
  • NSF Grant ($250,000.00), National Science Foundation, 2009

Languages

  • Malay

BYU Citizenship

  • MISM PhD Prep — Program Chair/Coordinator — June 2012

Professional Citizenship

  • Frontiers in Psychology, Editor, Associate Editor, January 2015
  • Founder of StatWiki in, Other, April 2011
  • Founder of Gaskination's YouTube Statistics in, Other, September 2010