I am looking forward to my upcoming trip to Finland (Sept 25-29). I will be visiting the University of Jyväskylä to serve as an opponent for Henri Pirkkalainen's dissertation defense, Globally distributed Knowledge Sharing in Social Software Environments: Barriers and Interventions. Click here to read more details on the event. The event will be broadcasted live [webcast].
Congrats to Dr. Yukika Awazu. Dr. Awazu graduated from Bentley University on May 18, 2013 . Her committee was chaired by Sue Newell (Cammarata Professor of Management). M. Lynne Markus (The John W. Poduska, Sr. Professor of Information and Process Management) and I served as members of her committee. Dr. Awazu's thesis was titled Practicing Technology Implementation: The Case of an Enterprise System.