TRACK 8:

IS/IT Leadership, Career Development, and Profession

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Educating and developing IS/IT leaders
Creating sustainable IS/IT leadership
IS/IT leadership research
Managerial concerns of IT oversight
IS/IT leadership readiness assessment
Attributes of effective IS/IT leaders
IS/IT technological leadership
Impact of IS/IT leadership on firm performance
Types of IS/IT leadership
Emerging issues to leaders and professionals (i.e. impact of cloud or big data on the profession)

In addition, the track welcomes research that address the issues above and emerging ones within the IS/IT workforce such as:

IS/IT talent management
IS/IT professionals’ career streams
IS/IT professional development
IS/IT professionals’ work/family balance
Ethical, societal, and legal issues related to managing IS/IT professionals

If you have concerns about attracting enough papers, please consider co-sponsoring a track with another SIG (Chapter or College). We believe our proposed SIGLEAD track has synergies with the following PACIS2019 tracks:

IS Education and e-Learning
IS/IT Strategy, Leadership and Governance
Human behavior and IS
Strategy, structure, and organizational impacts of IT

Track Co-Chairs:

Jennifer Gerow, Virginia Military Institute,
Joseph Taylor, California State University at Sacramento, joseph.taylor@csus.edu
Byunggu Choi, Kookmin University, h2choi@kookmin.ac.kr

Track AEs:

Current leadership team of SIGLEAD and 80+ SIGLEAD members