Positions

Overview

  • Paul M. Di Gangi is a Professor of Information Systems in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his doctoral degree from Florida State University. Paul is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) based on his work relating to security policy, strategic planning, and risk analysis. Paul is also a recipient of the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the MS MIS Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence.

    His research examines the intersection of digital networks and organizations with a focus in three areas: 1) the influence of social networks on behavioral information/ cybersecurity, 2) role of online communities in business, and 3) user-driven innovation processes/ crowdsourcing.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Can you see opportunity knocking? An examination of technology-based political skill on opportunity recognition in online communities for MTurk workersInternet Research.  32:1041-1075. 2022
    2020 Teaching tip applying team-based learning in online introductory information systems coursesJournal of Information Systems Education.  31:1-11. 2020
    2020 Applying team-based learning to online introductory information systems coursesJournal of Information Systems Education.  31:1-11. 2020
    2019 It takes a village: Understanding the collective security efficacy of employee groupsJournal of the Association for Information Systems.  20:186-212. 2019
    2019 Sharing my way to success: A case study on developing entrepreneurial ventures using social capital in an OSS communityInformation and Organization.  29:23-40. 2019
    2018 What could possibly go wrong? A multi-panel Delphi study of organizational social media riskInformation Systems Frontiers: a journal of research and innovation.  20:1097-1116. 2018
    2018 Providing Theoretical Foundations: Developing an Integrated Set of Guidelines for Theory AdaptationCommunications of the Association for Information Systems.  43:Article 31. 2018
    2018 What could possibly go wrong? A multi-panel Delphi study of organizational social media riskInformation Systems Frontiers: a journal of research and innovation.  20:1097-1116. 2018
    2017 Using social media to support presentation skill development in traditional classroom environmentsJournal of Organizational and End User Computing: the international journal of information user management.  29:68-91. 2017
    2017 A comparison of personal social media risk perceptions between undergraduate students and human resource professionals 2017
    2017 Social Media Risk Perceptions of Human Resource Professionals: Issues Undergraduate Students Should Consider 2017
    2016 A framework for understanding risk perceptions in cooperatives 2016
    2016 Graduate Student Perceptions of Personal Social Media Risk: A Comparison StudyIssues in Information Systems.  17:109-119. 2016
    2016 Social Media Engagement Theory: Exploring the Influence of User Engagement on Social Media Usage 2016
    2015 Undergraduate student perceptions of personal social media risk 2015
    2014 Balancing on a Tightrope: Boundary Management of a Firm-sponsored OSS Community and its Impact on Firm Absorptive CapacityInformation and Organization.  24:25-47. 2014
    2014 Balancing on a tightrope: Managing the boundaries of a firm-sponsored OSS community and its impact on innovation and absorptive capacityInformation and Organization.  24:25-47. 2014
    2014 Cousins Separated by a Common Language: Perceptions of IT RiskThe International Journal of Digital Accounting Research.  14:1-34. 2014
    2014 Cousins separated by a common language: Perceptions of information technology riskThe International Journal of Digital Accounting Research.  14:1-34. 2014
    2013 Exploring the use of the Delphi method in accounting information systems researchInternational Journal of Accounting Information Systems.  14:193-208. 2013
    2013 Online health communities: An assessment of the influence of participation on patient empowerment outcomesInformation Technology and People.  26:213-235. 2013
    2013 Exploring the use of the Delphi method in Accounting Information Systems researchInternational Journal of Accounting Information Systems.  14:193-208. 2013
    2013 New forms of entrepreneurship - Examples from the internet (Published in Swedish) 2013
    2013 Online Support Communities and Patient Empowerment: An Assessment of the Influence of Participation on Patient Empowerment OutcomesInformation Technology and People.  26:213-235. 2013
    2012 Would you share? Examining knowledge sharing within and across the organizational boundaryInternational Journal of Knowledge Management.  8:1-23. 2012
    2012 Would you share? Examining knowledge type and communication channel for knowledge sharing within and across the organizational boundaryInternational Journal of Knowledge Management.  8:1-21. 2012
    2010 Getting customers' ideas to work for you: Learning from dell how to succeed with online user innovation communitiesMIS Quarterly Executive: a research journal dedicated to improving practice.  9:213-228. 2010
    2010 Getting customers' ideas to work for you: Learning from Dell how to succeed with online user innovation communitiesMIS Quarterly Executive: a research journal dedicated to improving practice.  9:163-178. 2010
    2009 Steal my idea! Organizational adoption of user innovations from a user innovation community: A case study of Dell IdeaStormDecision Support Systems.  48:303-312. 2009
    2009 Steal my idea! User innovation community influence on organizational adoption of user innovations: A case study of Dell IdeaStormDecision Support Systems.  48:303-313. 2009

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Stress in Online Interview Settings: A Multi-Study Investigation.  33-50. 2016
    2013 Exploring stake holders of open-source virtual worlds through a multimethod approach.  145-173. 2013
    2009 Open innovation through online communities 2009

    Teaching Activities

  • IS303 - Information Systems (Spring Term 2014)
  • IS303 - Information Systems (Spring Term 2014)
  • IS303 - Information Systems (Summer Term 2013)
  • IS303 - Information Systems (Summer Term 2013)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2014)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2014)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Spring Term 2016)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Spring Term 2016)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Spring Term 2017)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Spring Term 2017)
  • IS413 - Information Security Managemen (Summer Term 2017)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2018)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2018)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2020)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2020)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Spring Term 2018)
  • IS413 - Intro to Information Security (Spring Term 2018)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Fall Term 2020)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Spring Term 2019)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Spring Term 2020)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Spring Term 2021)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Spring Term 2021)
  • IS414 - IS Security Plan / Mgmt (Spring Term 2022)
  • IS415 - Soc. Media/Virtual Communities (Fall Term 2016)
  • IS415 - Soc. Media/Virtual Communities (Fall Term 2016)
  • IS415 - Soc. Media/Virtual Communities (Fall Term 2017)
  • IS415 - Soc. Media/Virtual Communities (Fall Term 2017)
  • IS415 - Social Media & Virtual (Fall Term 2015)
  • IS415 - Social Media & Virtual (Fall Term 2015)
  • IS417 - Intro to Bus Intelligence (Fall Term 2013)
  • IS491 - Current Topics in Info Systems (Summer Term 2015)
  • IS491 - Current Topics in Info Systems (Summer Term 2016)
  • IS491 - Current Topics in Info Systems (Summer Term 2020)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2018)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2020)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2020)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS607 - Introduction to Cyber Security (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2016)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2016)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2017)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2017)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2019)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Fall Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Spring Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Spring Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Spring Term 2021)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Summer Term 2020)
  • IS613 - Info Security Management (Summer Term 2020)
  • IS613 - Info Security Mgmt (Fall Term 2014)
  • IS613 - Info Security Mgmt (Fall Term 2014)
  • IS613 - Info Security Mgmt (Fall Term 2015)
  • IS613 - Info Security Mgmt (Fall Term 2015)
  • IS615 - Soc Media/Virtual Communities (Spring Term 2016)
  • IS615 - Soc Media/Virtual Communities (Spring Term 2017)
  • IS615 - Soc Media/Virtual Communities (Spring Term 2018)
  • IS617 - Intro to Business Intelligence (Fall Term 2013)
  • IS622 - CISSP I (Spring Term 2015)
  • IS622 - CISSP I (Spring Term 2015)
  • IS623 - CISSP II (Spring Term 2015)
  • IS660 - Emerging IT Trends/Technology (Summer Term 2020)
  • IS660 - Emerging IT Trends/Technology (Summer Term 2021)
  • IS660 - Emerging IT Trends/Technology (Summer Term 2021)
  • MBA613 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2014)
  • MBA613 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2015)
  • MBA613 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2016)
  • MBA613 - Information Security Managemen (Fall Term 2017)
  • MBA614 - Soc. Media and VC in Business (Fall Term 2015)
  • MBA614 - Soc. Media and VC in Business (Fall Term 2016)
  • MBA614 - Soc. Media and VC in Business (Fall Term 2017)
  • MBA617 - Intro to Bus Intelligence (Fall Term 2013)
  • MBA618 - Tech. Based Project Mgt (Spring Term 2016)
  • MBA690 - Directed Study (Spring Term 2018)
  • MBA690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2014)
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Information Systems, Florida State University 2010
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Management Information Systems, George Washington University 2006
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Management Information Systems, Quinnipiac College 2003
  • Full Name

  • Paul Di Gangi