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Mary Beth Watson-Manheim

Professor and Department Head, Managerial Studies

Department of Managerial Studies


Building & Room:

UH 2200


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(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

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

Notable Honors

Scholar, Senior Research Scholar, Fulbright-Nehru

2013, Emerald Best International Symposium Award Finalist, Academy of Management

2012, Best Publication of the Year Award, Association of Information Systems

2007, Distinguished Faculty Award, College of Business Administration, UIC


PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995