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Work Outcomes and Job Design for Contract versus Permanent Information Systems Professionals on Software Development Teams

Soon Ang, Sandra A. Slaughter
2001 MIS Quarterly  
We thank Laurie Weingart for her constructive comments, Millie Myers for professional editing, Christine Koh and Damien Joseph for coding assistance, and A. B. Kang, I. Liew, and H. J.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this research was provided by a Faculty Development Grant from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and by the lnformation Management Research Center, Nanyang  ...  We propose a theoretical model that embraces job design in explaining differences in work outcomes for contract versus permanent professionals on soffware development teams.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3250920 fatcat:knkdqu476vbkxkhmdglofb6mmu

Work Outcomes and Job Design for Contract Versus Permanent Information Systems Professionals on Software Development Teams [chapter]

Soon Ang, Sandra A. Slaughter
Information Systems Outsourcing  
We thank Laurie Weingart for her constructive comments, Millie Myers for professional editing, Christine Koh and Damien Joseph for coding assistance, and A. B. Kang, I. Liew, and H. J.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this research was provided by a Faculty Development Grant from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and by the lnformation Management Research Center, Nanyang  ...  We propose a theoretical model that embraces job design in explaining differences in work outcomes for contract versus permanent professionals on soffware development teams.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-34877-1_15 fatcat:ycfy52o5ufaadajhnfeawwuhoq

An exploratory study of alignment issues of IT acceptance with professionals in a project setting

V. Bachor, M. Chiasson
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
These five alignment issues include objectives, work output, work value, technology expectations, and peers and are required by the individual, their originating company, the project, and the owner company  ...  development in the IT diffusion literature.  ...  Proceedings of the 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences -2004  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265507 dblp:conf/hicss/BachorC04 fatcat:vstwevbxi5dobifstuqoyk5voq

Improving human performance: Industry factors influencing the ability to perform

2013 Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal  
This study reports on these performance-inhibiting factors such as the underutilisation of available skills, tolerance for individual preferences, and dynamically, and informally refining a role objective  ...  Furthermore, this study refers to the recent lack of a working definition for these Special Forces leading to the omitted active development of these profiles in industry today, which appears to become  ...  During two interviews, observations were made about people working on software development tasks without the aptitude to do software development.  ... 
doi:10.34105/j.kmel.2013.05.006 fatcat:7qnrjebgbbhfpas5rxaj6jjpoi

Job Satisfaction in Agile Development Teams: Agile Development as Work Redesign

John Tripp, Cindy Rienemschneider, Jason Thatcher
2016 Journal of the AIS  
Drawing on the management and software-development literature, we articulate a model of job design that connects agile development practices to perceptions of job characteristics and, thereby, improve  ...  relate to team members' feelings about their work.  ...  Additionally, we did not explore outsourcing, offshoring, and job status (i.e., contract labor vs. permanent employee) of ADT members.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00426 fatcat:i5i6w6dg6bbexl6druj3xbjy3a

The Economic Approach to Personnel Research

Michael Gibbs, Alec R. Levenson
2000 Social Science Research Network  
There are many important and interesting topics about which we still know little to nothing empirically.  ...  And, as Lazear (1999) argues, personnel economics must be empirical to be relevant in the long run. We need to collect more data. We need to collect more interesting data.  ...  "Job Design and Decision Making" encompasses the definition of jobs (bundling of tasks), teams, and information development and processing.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.243634 fatcat:w5c567q5cvgm3j6zaomyc4rgda

How Do Employers Choose between Types of Contingent Work? Costs, Control, and Institutional Toying

Chiara Benassi, Andreas Kornelakis
2020 Industrial & labor relations review  
The article develops propositions that explain the diversity of contingent work arrangements and show how toying strategies enlarge the range of options available to employers.  ...  The authors review relevant Employment Relations and Strategic HRM literature and distinguish four types of contingent contracts along the dimensions of costs and control.  ...  Indeed, freelancers are often used for services performed by individuals in specific professional occupations (Cappelli and Keller 2013) , such as software development, journalism, and design (Schwartz  ... 
doi:10.1177/0019793920944910 fatcat:si3xcdq3szaoxg4gzg3hq7kynm

Information systems employment structures in the USA and Singapore: a cross‐cultural comparison

Sandra Slaughter, Soon Ang
1995 Information Technology and People  
An archetypal job is one where the IS worker is employed to work in the internal information systems department of a manufacturing or service firm. (2) Quasi-contract (Quasi) where the potential job applicant  ...  Examples of coded advertisements are shown inFigure 5.Software Consultant: Design, develop, test and implement financial and banking applications using Paradox 3.5 & 4.0.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09593849510087985 fatcat:pzgjg3xzl5fjlfawyisoegvxpe

Outsourcing Project Management Services in the Public Sector

A. Vagelatos, H. Tsaknakis, F. Foskolos, T. Komninos
2010 International Journal for Digital Society (IJDS)  
The need for effective implementation of such projects in compliance with the European Commission (EC) directives and for the seamless integration of their outcomes into the organizational structure, has  ...  The increasing demand for e-Goverment services has created considerable challenges for public administration, not only in terms of expertise and experience that are required in order to run development  ...  For example, candidate teachers can now apply electronically for a teaching job in a school through an information system operated by YPEPTH.  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijds.2040.2570.2010.0005 fatcat:zkbpyaymgjapffuh5srucbvooi

A Paradox Lens to Systems Development Projects: The Case of the Agile Software Development

Juhani Iivari, University of Oulu, Finland
2021 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
In this paper, I move toward rectifying the situation by focusing specifically on the agile software development (ASD) as a timely systems development approach in practice.  ...  I identify 11 interrelated and actable paradoxical tensions concerning the priority, structure, and execution of systems development projects. Each tension imposes competing demands on projects.  ...  Acknowledgement I express my gratitude to the associate editor for excellent comments on the previous version of my paper and to Adam LeBrocq, AIS Copyeditor, for carefully editing my text.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.04901 fatcat:woufanfwafhovkhlvtbkzvac7a

Preconditions for Coping with Time and Performance Pressure in Different Ways

Anika Schulz-Dadaczynski, Hanna Janetzke
2020 Scandinavian Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology  
working time regulations and so on, providing some directions for the design of jobs, teams, and organizations, as well as human resource development.  ...  These results go also along with some results in job crafting research where so called supportive job design contexts versus constraining job design contexts for job crafting behaviour are discussed.  ...  For the other variable positive and negative cases (κ 2 : successful vs. unsuccessful LAF) were distributed more equally.  ... 
doi:10.16993/sjwop.106 fatcat:kdwnxh77xvcybjk3vpia3zmswy

Recruiting, retaining, and developing IT professionals

Ritu Agarwal, Thomas W. Ferratt
1998 Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research - SIGCPR '98  
A few idealized strategy types are discussed in the literature including the control versus commitment strategy (Walton and Lawrence, 1985) , a market-type system versus an internal system @elery and  ...  Doty, 1996), and administrative versus human capital enhancing HR systems (Youndt, SnelI, Dean, and Lepak, 1996) .  ... 
doi:10.1145/279179.279223 dblp:conf/sigcpr/AgarwalF98 fatcat:3eponfruerdddfabdbkiuhqqva

Understanding the HRM Role in MNCs from a Social Capital Perspective

Joshua Akanyonge
2016 TEXILA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT  
The practical implication for HR professionals is that careful consideration should be taken in observing how social capital between the HR function and the larger organization adds value.  ...  Although strong formal linkages between the HR function and line management were evident, the level of informal relationships was weak between them.  ...  • Discussions on learning and development (LDT) to identify competency needs were infrequent. LDT lacked knowledge of right software for training and development purposes.  ... 
doi:10.21522/tijmg.2015.02.02.art006 fatcat:ail37xfszvabtb6bdb3y5kwzfy

From Stationary to Remote: Employee Risks at Pandemic Migration of Workplaces

Janusz Rymaniak, Katarzyna Lis, Vida Davidavičienė, Manuela Pérez-Pérez, Ángel Martínez-Sánchez
2021 Sustainability  
This could help popularize remote work as one of the tools of the labor market in the future and as a tool for treating labor resources as an element of sustainable development.  ...  related to the deterioration of some working dimensions like space, quality and design but not to the perception of professional hazards from home-based telework.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank mgr Witold Gedymin of the University of Economics in Poznań for the specialist help and performing complex statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13137180 fatcat:vo5b4tkd7racfflzvpdhfyiwk4

How a geographically distributed software team managed to negotiate successfully using chat technology

Nelson Tenório, Pernille Bjørn
2019 Revista Tecnologia e Sociedade  
Investigating distributed software development, we were surprised to discover that a software development team, located in different parts of Brazil, was able to negotiate successfully and reach an agreement  ...  Thus, the data collected shows that the chat technology provided a platform for the team to engage informally in important discussions across locations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank Cesumar Institute of Science, Technology, and Innovation (Instituto Cesumar de Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação -ICETI), Maringá, Paraná, Brazil and MGA Public Management  ... 
doi:10.3895/rts.v15n37.8655 fatcat:u5kesk54szahdmio6eeb4j4phy
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