Dear ENT Colleagues,
As editor of Business Horizons, I am happy to share with you the contents of the November-December 2019 issue (Vol. 62, Issue 6). This is a special issue focused on Digital Transformation and Disruption, a phenomenon that is significantly impacting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activity. The issue is guest-edited by Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein (two of Business Horizons' most prolific and highly cited contributors).
This issue has valuable, insightful, cutting-edge articles that deal with key issues at the intersection of business, technology innovation and entrepreneurship. The authors tackle issues ranging from AI, to blockchain, to growth hacking, to transparency, to supply chain, to team management, to higher education.
This material may be valuable for you to use in class, or to spark new research ideas, or as a reference for some of your existing research, or to share with practitioners and entrepreneurs who have an interest in these topics:
Identify and understand distinctive digital transformation strategiesFrom disruptively digital to proudly analog: A holistic typology of digital transformation strategiesZeljko Tekic & Dmitry Koroteev
Look into the future of disruptive technologiesPredicting the future of disruptive technologies: The method of alternative historiesVlad Krotov
Assess the promise of robotic process automation, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and blockchain for supply chain managementTortoise, not the hare: Digital transformation of supply chain business processesJanet L. Hartley &William J. Sawaya
Appreciate the nuances of creating and managing digital project teamsCreating an innovative digital project team: Levers to enable digital transformationPatricia J. Guinan, Salvatore Parise, & Nan Langowitz
Understand the implications of AI-enabled recruiting processesWhat if you ask and they say yes? Consumers' willingness to disclose personal data is stronger than you thinkGrzegorz Mazurek & Karolina Małagocka
Appreciate how digital disruptions are impacting higher educationManaging for competency with innovation change in higher education: Examining the pitfalls and pivots of digital transformationNicole C. Jackson
Understand the implications of AI-enabled recruiting processesFactors that influence new generation candidates to engage with and complete digital, AI-enabled recruitingPatrick van Esch & J. Stewart Black
Understand the token economyA decentralized token economy: How blockchain and cryptocurrency can revolutionize businessJei Young Lee
Measure chatbot performanceIn bot we trust: A new methodology of chatbot performance measuresAleksandra Przegalinska, Leon Ciechanowski, Anna Stroz, Peter Gloor, & Grzegorz Mazurek
Gain insight into different growth hacking options and opportunities to drive revenue and user growthWhat the hack? A growth hacking taxonomy and practical applications for firmsRené Bohnsack & Meike Malena Liesner
Learn from IBM's experience in creating value through the development of WatsonHow intelligent is Watson? Enabling digital transformation through artificial intelligenceStefano Magistretti, Claudio Dell'Era, Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli
Business Horizons is the bimonthly journal of the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Business Horizons is an academic business journal for practitioners, offering immediately applicable resources grounded in research. Information on how to access our articles can be found here: http://bit.ly/2bMK2W5
Information about submitting to the Business Horizons can be found here.
Happy reading!Greg Fisher, Editor
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