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Acknowledgment. We would like to thank Frank Schmidt and Jose Cortina for their helpful assistance in designing the meta-analysis procedure, and Bob Bostrom, Rick Watson, Dale Goodhue, George Marakas and the associate editor and the reviewers for helpful comments and insights on previous drafts. Abstract Many previous papers have lamented the fact that the(More)
This paper describes a new theory called a theory of media synchronicity which proposes that a set of five media capabilities are important to group work, and that all tasks are composed of two fundamental communication processes (conveyance and convergence). Communication effectiveness is influenced by matching the media capabilities to the needs of the(More)
SuSan a. Brown is an associate Professor in MIS and a McCoy-rogers Fellow in the Eller College of Management at the university of arizona. She received her Ph.D. from the university of Minnesota and an MBa from Syracuse university. her research interests include technology implementation, individual adoption, computer-mediated communication,(More)
—Researchers have long studied the effects of social presence and media richness on media choice and the effects of media use. This focus on social presence and social psychological theories has led to valuable research on communication. However, little research (either empirical or theoretical) has been done to understand the ways in which media choices(More)
This article discusses the role of commonly-used neurophysiological tools such as psychophysiological tools (e.g., EKG, eye tracking) and neuroimaging tools (e.g., fMRI, EEG) in Information Systems (IS) research. There is heated interest now in the social sciences in capturing presumably objective data directly from the human body, and this interest in(More)
M edia richness theory argues that performance improves when team members use " richer " media for equivocal tasks. This experiment studied the effects of media richness on decision making in two-person teams using " new media " (i.e., computer-mediated and video communication). Media richness was varied based on multiplicity of cues and immediacy of(More)