Suprateek Sarker

Professor of Commerce; Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Commerce Professor
Information Technology
Honorary Doctorate (Information Technology), University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Ph.D., Information Systems, University of Cincinnati
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Arizona State University
M.B.A, Baylor University
B.E., Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, India
Areas of Expertise: 
Qualitative research
Theory development
Mixed-method research
Systems development
Distributed work
IT-enabled organizational change
Professional Activities: 

Professor Sarker teaches courses on data management, systems analysis and design, management of IT in organizations, and qualitative research approaches.

His research, which is largely qualitative in nature, has been published in such journals as MIS Quarterly; Information Systems Research; Journal of Management Information Systems; Journal of the Association of Information Systems; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; European Journal of Information Systems; Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Journal; Journal of Strategic Information Systems; Journal of Information Technology; Information Technology & People; MIS Quarterly Executive; Communications of the AIS; Communications of the ACM; ACM Transactions on MIS; ACM Database, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication; IEEE Software; Decision Sciences Journal; and Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, as well as the Institute for the Study of Business Markets.

He serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including Journal of the AIS (as editor-in-chief), Decision Sciences Journal (as a senior editor), MIS Quarterly (as a senior editor emeritus), Journal of MIS (as a member of the Board of Editors), and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (as an editorial board member). He is also a past editor-in-chief of Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research.

Professor Sarker holds (or has held) visiting professorships or visiting scholar positions at the University of London (United Kingdom), Aalto University (Finland), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Vaxjo University (Sweden), National Economics University (Vietnam), Cesar Ritz University Center (Switzerland), University of Mannheim (Germany), University of Oulu (Finland), University of New South Wales (Australia), National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan), and University of Sydney (Australia, upcoming), among others.

Selected Publications:

"Toward a Dialectical Process View of Organizational Employees’ Information Systems Security Behaviors," Information Systems Research, conditionally accepted (with M. Karjalainen and M. Siponen).

"Enabling Effective Operational Risk Management in a Financial Institution: An Action Research Study," Journal of MIS, forthcoming (with S. Yang, C. Hsu, and A. S. Lee).

"Work-Life Conflict of Globally Distributed Software Development Personnel: An Empirical Investigation Using Border Theory," Information Systems Research, forthcoming 2017 (with S. Sarker and M. Ahuja).

"Risks of Agile Software Development: Learning from the Adopters," IEEE Software, 2016 (with E. Elbanna).

"Building on Davison and Martinsons’ Concerns: A Call for Balance Between Contextual Specificity and Generality in IS Research," Journal of Information Technology, 2016.

“The Behavioral Roots of IS Security: Exploring Key Factors Related to Unethical Use,” Journal of Management Information Systems, 2015 (with S. Chatterjee and J. S. Valacich).

Recent news about Suprateek Sarker:
IT Professor Suprateek Sarker is the recipient of an AIS Fellow Award, one of the Association for Information Systems’ most prestigious awards honoring extraordinary individuals in the information systems community. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the International... Read more
Information Technology Professor Suprateek Sarker is one of 13 recipients to be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä, one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary research universities in Finland. The faculties of the university award honorary... Read more