Generating Generativity

NSF: CAREER

Generating Generativity

Modeling and Fostering Creative Collaborations in Enterprise Social Media Using a Cyberinfrastructure for Smart Innovation (CSI)

About the project

This project contributes new knowledge about the effects of enterprise social media (ESM) on the boundary-spanning activities of virtual collaborative groups and the consequent performance of such teams.​

About the project

This project contributes new knowledge about the effects of enterprise social media (ESM) on the boundary-spanning activities of virtual collaborative groups and the consequent performance of such teams.​

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Funding

The project is funded by the Cyber-Human Systems program within the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering

Our project was awarded an REU supplement in 2016 and we have successfully hired two new students to help bridge the gap between social and data science in the context of enterprise social media research. Learn more about our new hires under Research Team.

Best Paper Award

Dr. Van Osch, Dr. Steinfield, and Dr. Zhao won the Best Paper Award in the Digital and Social Media Track at the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, Hawaii, USA, January 4-7, 2016.

From left to right: Dr. Crowston, Dr. Steinfield, Dr. Van Osch, and Dr. Nahon.

Latest Publications

An Exploration of the Effects of Enterprise Social Media Use for Classroom Teams

Cherchiglia, L., Van Osch, W., Liang, Y. & Averkiadi, E.   •  2020

Proceedings of the 19th Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research in MIS (Pre-ICIS SIGHCI 2020).

Idea Generation in Enterprise Social Media: Open versus Closed Groups and Their Network Structures

Wietske Van Osch, Burcu Bulgurcu   •  2020

Journal of Management Information Systems, 37(4), 904-932. FT50, Impact Factor: 3.775; ranked 3rd in Information Systems.
DOI: 10.1080/07421222.2020.1831760