Saonee Sarker

Senior Associate Dean; Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Commerce Professor
Information Technology

Saonee Sarker
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Ph.D., Information Systems, Washington State University
M.B.A, Marketing, University of Cincinnati
B.A., English (with Honors), Lady Brabourne College, University of Calcutta, India
Areas of Expertise: 
Globally distributed software development teams and other types of computer-mediated groups
Cloud computing
Green IT and sustainability
Artificial intelligence and its application in organizations
Professional Activities: 

Professor Sarker teaches a wide range of courses, including emergent technologies, IS strategy for managers, sourcing, and telecommunications and networking.

On the research front, her publications have appeared in outlets such as MIS QuarterlyInformation Systems ResearchJournal of Management Information SystemsJournal of the Association of Information SystemsDecision SciencesEuropean Journal of Information SystemsDecision Support Systems; and Information Systems Journal, among others. She also served as the principal investigator of a National Science Foundation grant awarded to study work–life balance in globally distributed software development teams. In the past, she has served as an associate editor at MIS Quarterly; Decision Sciences Journal; and Communications of the AIS and received outstanding associate editor recognition at both MIS Quarterly and Decision Sciences Journal. Since 2017, she has served as senior editor at MIS Quarterly.

Selected Publications:

“Sustainable Technology Adoption in the Residential Sector,” MIS Quarterly, 2019 (with P. Wunderlich and D. Veit).

“Next-Generation Digital Platforms: Toward Human-AI Hybrids,” MIS Quarterly, 2019 (with A. Rai and P. Constantinides).

"Work-Life Conflict of Globally Distributed Software Development Personnel: An Empirical Investigation Using Border Theory," Information Systems Research, 2018 (S. Sarker, M. Ahuja, and S. Sarker).

“Exploring Value Co-Creation in Relationships between an ERP Vendor and Its Partners: A Revelatory Case Study,” MIS Quarterly, 2012 (with S. Sarker, A. Sahaym, and N. Bjorn-Andersen).

“An Alternative to Methodological Individualism: A 'Non-Reductionist' Approach to Studying Technology Adoption by Groups," MIS Quarterly, 2010 (with J. Valacich).

“Exploring Agility in Distributed Software Development Teams: An Interpretive Study in an Offshoring Context,” Information Systems Research, 2009 (with S. Sarker [equal authorship]).

Recent news about Saonee Sarker:
Preparing students to successfully leverage information technology to produce business value in any industry, as well as to find solutions to society’s biggest challenges, McIntire’s IT Area is one of the most important contributors to the School’s cutting-edge business education... Read more
McIntire Information Technology Professor Saonee Sarker has been named 2016 Outstanding Associate Editor by MIS Quarterly . In addition to this prestigious honor, she has been appointed to serve as one of the journal's senior editors, effective Jan. 1, 2017... Read more