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Mary Beth Watson-Manheim

Professor and Director of Management Information Systems (MIS) PhD Program

Department of Information and Decision Sciences


University Hall


601 S. Morgan St., 2426 UH


Office Phone Voice:

(312) 996-2370



  • Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Impact of information and communication technologies on work
  • Managerial, social, and technological implications of virtual work environments
  • IT-enabled organizational change
  • Individual and Organizational Implications of Computer-mediated communication, including use of New Social Media
  • Virtual Work
  • ICT-based Innovations in Health Care

Awards & Affiliations

  • Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Scholar
  • 2013 Emerald Best International Symposium Award Finalist, Academy of Management
  • 2012 Best Publication of the Year Award, Association of Information Systems
  • 2007 UIC CBA Distinguished Faculty Award
  • 2005 Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division Best Visual Presentation Award, Academy of Management

Selected Publications

  • Management Information Systems Quarterly
  • Journal of Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems Journal
  • Group Decision and Negotiation
  • Journal of Small Business Management
  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication
  • Information Technology and People


PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995