Best paper awards

Best paper awards are selected from those submitted for presentation at the conference. The Conference Chair has the responsibility for making the selection and presents the award at the annual conference. All papers accepted for presentation at the conference are candidates.


Recipients of the Award - 2018

Best Research Paper Award

Knowledge donation and knowledge collection patterns in a free software community
Andrea Raymundo Balle
Carla Curado
Mírian Oliveira

Some design aspects of a cognitive user interface
Markus Huber
Werner Meyer
Matthias Wolff
Oliver Jokisch
Kati Nowack

Security policy and data protection awareness of mobile devices in relation to employees' trusting beliefs
Alex Koohang
Kevin Floyd
Neil Rigole
Joanna Paliszkiewicz

Assessing the effectiveness of IPTEACES e-learning framework in higher education: Fundação Dom Cabral - a Brazilian perspective
Nuno Pena
Paula Simões
Lília Mascarenhas
Flávia Alvim

Differences in salaries and employment security between tertiary education graduates and their determinants: Evidence from Poland
Michal Pietrzak
Piotr Pietrzak

Is human-human spoken interaction manageable? The emergence of the concept: 'Conversation Intelligence'
Vered Silber-Varod

Prosumers knowledge sharing to develop and manage products
Ewa Ziemba
Monika Eisenbardt
Roisin Mullins
Dariusz Grabara

Best Student Paper Award

The effects of gamification elements in e-learning platforms
Ruti Gafni, Faculty Sponsor & Co-Author
Dafni Biran Achituv, Faculty Sponsor & Co-Author

Shimon Eidelman
Tomer Chatsky

Expert assessment of organizational cybersecurity programs and development of vignettes to measure cybersecurity countermeasures awareness
Jodi Goode
Yair Levy, Faculty Sponsor & Co-Author
Anat Hovav, Faculty Sponsor & Co-Author
James Smith, Faculty Sponsor & Co-Author

Best Research-in-Progress Paper Award

Process improvement in a graduate practicum to create a favorable learning environment for knowledge transfer
Stephen E. Bronsburg
Harold E. Wiggin
Arif M. Rana

Best Research Idea Award

To err is human - what can be learned from errors? Common errors among novices while modeling business processes
Dizza Beimel
Arava Tsoury
Shirly Bar-Lev

Teaching creative computing for developing computational thinking in elementary and secondary schools: Comparing instructivist and constructivist strategies of code teachers
Ina Blau
Tamar Shamir-Inbal
Avital Kesler

Women in technology challenges and call for action
Michelle M. Ramim

Modelling knowledge security: Knowledge security as a knowledge management problem
Christopher Shear
Bruce Watson
Martin Van der Walt


Recipients of the Award - 2017

Best Research Paper Award

Application of Semantic Network Visualization as a Managerial Support Instrument in Financial Analyses
Helena Dudycz

Mapping Strategic Groups in Higher Education - Evidence on the Polish Technical Faculties Example
Michal Pietlrzak, Piotr Pietrzak

Men Navigate to Mars, Women Navigate to Venus? Gender Differences in the Motives of Drivers Who Use Shared Navigation Via Waze Application
Vered Silber-Varod, Ina Blau, Ronit Lis Hacohen

Investigating Incentives that Encouraged and Can Encourage Polish and UK-Based Prosumers to Engage in Knowledge Sharing
Ewa Ziemba, Monika Eisenbardt, Roisin Mullins, Dariusz Grabara

Best Student Paper Award

Strong Password? Not with Your Social Network Data!
Raz Margolin, Ben Weiss
Faculty Mentors/Collaborators: Ruti Gafni, Tal Pavel

Best Research-in-Progress Student Paper Award

Towards Empirical Exploration of Employee's Cybersecurity Countermeasures Awareness and Skills: Differences in Training Delivery Method and Program Type
Jodi Goode
Faculty Mentor/Colaborator: Yair Levy

Best Research-in-Progress Paper Award

Balancing Industry Professional and Researcher: The Industry Professional Perspective
Shonda Brown

The Use of Fuzzy Logic to Assess the Knowledge Gap in Innovation Processes
Magdalena Jurczyk-Bunkowska, Przemyslaw Polak

Best Research Idea Award

Resource Creation Through Equity Crowdfunding of Knowledge-Intensive Smes: External Knowledge and Capabilities and Their Effects on Performance
Kalanit Efrat, Daphne Raban, Andreas Wald

Cybersecurity for Group-Decision Support Systems: Risk Taxonomization and Architectural Implications
Bruce Watson, Nanette Saes


Recipients of the Award - 2016

Best Research Paper Award

Knowledge Management in Brazilian, Portuguese and Polish Organizations: A Comparative Analysis
Florinda Matos
Válter Vairinhos
Fábio Ferreira Batista
Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Maria Do Rosário Cabrita

The Learning Officer Decision Matrix - A Structural Equation Modelling Approach for the Management of Asynchronous E-Learning Projects
Nuno Pena

Using Data Analytics to Further Understand the Role that Boredom, Loneliness, Social Anxiety, Social Gratification, and Social Relationships (BRAG) Play in a Driver's Decision to Text
Nathan White
Yair Levy
Steven Terrell
Steve Bronsburg

Identifying More about Customers: The Phenomenon of the Switch to the Knowledge Exchange
Ewa Ziemba
Roisin Mullins

Best Student Paper Award

An Empirical Assessment of Employee Cyberslacking in the Public Sector: The Social Engineering Threat Wilnelia Hernandez
Yair Levy
Michelle Ramim

A Study on the Success of Group Formation and Cohesiveness in Virtual Teams Using Computer-Mediated Communications
Eliel Melon
Yair Levy
Laurie Dringus

Best Idea Research Award

Innovation: Culturally Determined Definition, Application, and Inclusion in Manufacturing
Justin Fruehauf
Robert Joseph Skovira
Frederick Kohun

Ambidexterity in the Context of Social Customer Relationship Management
Paulo Almeida Gonçalves
Carla Curado

Narrating and Sharing Audio Books: A Call for a Multicultural Perspective of Knowledge Production and Management
Ina Blau
Vered Silber-Varod

Best Research-in-Progress Student Paper Award

Knowledge Creation, Turbulence, and Manufacturing Flexibility Roles in Business Performance and Operations Performance
Jose Manuel Pinheiro
Miguel Torres Preto
Luís Filipe Lages
Graça Miranda Silva


Recipients of the Award - 2015

The role of semantics in searching for information on the Web
Ilona Paweloszek
Jedrzej Wieczorkowski

Trust in software agent societies
Mariusz Zytniewski
Mateusz Klement

Prosumers' participation in business processes
Ewa Ziemba
Monika Eisenbardt

Women's empowerment: Social technologies in Slovenia, Romania, and Georgia
Jeretta Horn Nord
Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Tanja Grublješic
Cezar Scarlat
Salome Svanadze

Modeling organizational intelligence: Nothing googles like Google
Bob Travica

Pharmaceutical companies' documented and online privacy practices: Development of an index measure and initial test
Shonda D. Brown
Yair Levy
Michelle M. Ramim
James L. Parrish

Key Factors in a Successful Knowledge Management Model
Scott Spangler
Rober Joseph Skovira
Frederick Kohun


Recipients of the Award - 2014

Best Research Paper Award

Customer Oriented Management Practices Leading to BIS Embeddedness
Tanja Grublješic
Jurij Jaklic

Management Trust, Organizational Trust, and Organizational Performance: Empirical Validation of an Instrument
Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Jeretta Horn Nord

Prosumers' eagerness for knowledge sharing with enterprises - a Polish study
Ewa Ziemba
Monika Eisenbardt

Improving the Interestingness of Web Usage Association Rules Containing Common Web Site Menu Items
Maja Dimitrijevic
Natasa Subic
Zita Bosnjak

The Use of Experiential Learning Styles to Predict Attrition from a Limited-Residency Information Systems Graduate Program
Steven Terrell

Using the Strategy Map as a Strategic Communication Tool in High Education - A Case Study of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Michal Pietrzak

Confrontational Pattern Design Method - new method of website design
Witold Chmielarz

Best Student Paper Award

Developing an Effectiveness Ratio for Measuring the Contribution of Interorganizational Systems: A Financial Statement Analysis Perspective
Ronen Bar Lev


Recipients of the Award - 2013

Best Paper

DAILY DEALS WEBSITES: MOSTLY BUT NOT ALL ABOUT LOCATION
Ruti Gafni, Nitza Geri, and Yoav Aziz

THE MARKET VALUE OF INFORMATION SYSTEM (IS) SECURITY FOR E-BANKING
Linda Brock and Yair Levy

CONCEPTUALIZING KNOWLEDGE CULTURE
Bob Travica

WHY KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT?
Zoran Lovrekovic

CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT IN A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN SERBIA
Božo Nikolic, Jelena Dakic, and Ljiljana Ružic-Dimitrijevic

Best Student Paper (Undergraduate Research)

INCREASING THE AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION USING MODERN TECHNOLOGIES OF THE OPEN WEB TO BUILD USER INTERFACES FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Bogdan Karolic

APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN FIRE PROTECTION EDUCATION
Ivica Kolenkaš, Miloš Ljatkovic, Verica Milanko, and Tanja Krunic

Best Research Paper in Progress

TOWARDS A DEVELOPMENT OF AN INDEX TO MEASURE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES' ONLINE PRIVACY PRACTICES
Shonda D. Brown and Yair Levy

EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING IN SHORT VS. LONG TERM SD PROJECTS
Michelle M. Ramim and Bernard T. Lichvar

Best Idea Paper

MULTIPLE DISCOURSES: FRAMING THE MAGICAL WORDS OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
Robert Joseph Skovira