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Recent publications

Journals:

1)        Hajli, N.; Lemke, F.; Sims J, (Revise and Resubmit). “Social Commerce Information Sharing Environment and Intention to Buy in Social Commerce Era”. Information Systems Frontiers.

2)        Nick Hajli, Julian Sims, Arash H. Zadeh, Marie-Odile Richard (2017). “A social commerce investigation of the role of trust in a social networking site on purchase intentions”. Journal of Business Research, 71 (Feb), 133-141.

3)        Sims, J. (2016). “Communities of Practice, Telemedicine and Online Medical Communities”. Technological Forecasting & Social Change.

4)        Sims, J., Powell, P., & Vidgen, R. (2016). “A Resource-Based View of the Build/Buy Decision: Emergent and Rational Stepwise Models of Strategic Planning”. Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, 25(1), 7-26.

5)        Hajli, N., & Sims, J. (2015). “Social commerce: the transfer of power from sellers to buyers”. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 94 (May), 350-358.

6)        Sims, J., Powell, P., & Vidgen, R. (2015). “Investment appraisal and evaluation: preserving tacit knowledge and competitive advantage”. International Journal of Business and Systems Research, 9(1), 86-103.

7)        Hajli, M.; Ibragimov, V., Sims, J. (2015) “IT Productivity Paradox in the 21st Century”. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management 64 (4), 457-478

8)        Hajli, N., Julian Sims, Mohana Shanmugam (2014) “A practical model for e-commerce adoption in Iran”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 27(6), pp.719 - 730

9)        Hajli, M.N.; J. Sims; M. Featherman and P.E.D. Love. (2014). “Credibility of information in online communities”. Journal of Strategic Marketing: 23 (3), 238-253.

10)    Vidgen, R., Sims, J., & Powell, P. (2013). “Do CEO bloggers build community?” Journal of Communication Management, 17(4).

11)    Vidgen, R., Sims, J., & Powell, P. (2011). “Understanding e-mail overload”. Journal of Communication Management, 15(1): 84-98. (Winner of Emerald Literati award: highly commended).

12)    Sims, J., Powell, P., & Vidgen, R. (2008). “E-Learning and the Digital Divide: Perpetuating Cultural and Socio-Economic Elitism in Higher Education”. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 22(23).

13)    McAulay, L.; Russell, G.; & Sims, J. (1997). “How do financial directors make decisions?” Management Accounting: 75(9), 32-34.

14)    McAulay, L.; Russell, G.; & Sims, J. (1997). “Investigating the expertise of Top 500 financial directors”. Management Accounting: 75(10), 38-39.

15)    McAulay, L., Russell, G., & Sims, J. (1997). “Tacit knowledge for competitive advantage”. Management Accounting: 75(11), 36-37.

Books and chapters

1)        Wolf, Maxim V.; Julian Sims & Huadong Yang (2015). Understanding the Use of Social Media for Employer Branding. Handbook of Research on Integrating Social Media into Strategic Marketing, 46.

2)        Sims, J. M., Powell, P, & Vidgen, R. (2014) Implications of using software to support qualitative research. In: Khosrow-Pour, M. (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Information Science and Technology. IGI Global

3)        McAulay L., Russell G., Sims J., (1997). “Inside Financial Management”. CIMA, London.

Peer reviewed conferences:

1)        Wolf, Maxim V.; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2017). “Value Creation Through Relationships Building On Private And Public Social Media”, 11th Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2017), 14th International Conference on Web Based Communities and Social Media, Lisbon Portugal 2017.

2)        Wolf, Maxim V.; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2017). “It’s Not About What, It’s About Who You Know: Social Media-Use In Organisations”. In: Proceedings of the 22nd UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2017, Oxford University.

3)        Wolf, Maxim V.; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2015). “The effect of new rhetors on HRM communication process”, British Academy of Management 29th Annual Conference, University of Portsmouth 8th - 10th September

4)        Wolf, Maxim V.; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2015). “Towards understanding of Value co-creation on web 2.0 platforms: an assessment methodology”. 9th Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS) 2015 21 – 24 July, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (winner “Outstanding Paper”)

5)        Wolf, Maxim V; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2015) “Look Who’s Co-Creating: Web 2.0 Technologies Effects On Employer Branding”. In 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015), May 26-29, 2015, Münster, Germany

6)        Wolf, Maxim V; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2015). “Theoretical Sampling  –  Alias: a Case Selection Framework For Research on Social Media Engagement”. In: Proceedings of the 20th UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2015, Oxford University.

7)        Wan ghani, Wan aryati and Wilson, David and Sims, Julian (2015) The performativity of BYOD. In: UKAIS 2015, 16-18 Mar 2015, Oxford, UK.

8)        Adaba, Godfried and Wilson, David and Sims, Julian (2015) “Challenges to effective collaboration in cross-cultural virtual teams”. In: Baptista Nunes, M. and Isaias, P. and Powell, P. (eds.) 8th IADIS International Conference on Information Systems (IS 2015), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

9)        Wolf, Maxim V; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2014) “Social Media utilization in Human Resource Management”. Web Based Communities and Social Media 2014 Conference (WBC 2014); 8th Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, 15 – 19 July, Lisbon, Portugal

10)    Abadda, Godfried; Wilson, D; Sims, J. (2014) “Power Distance and Strategic Alignment: A Case Study of a Subsidiary of a Multinational Organisation”. In: Proceedings of the 19th UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2014, Oxford University

11)    Wolf, Maxim V; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2014) “The role of Social Media in Human Resource Management”. In: Proceedings of the 19th UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2014, Oxford University

12)    Sims, J; Powell, P; Vidgen, R. (2013). “Identifying E-Learning capabilities and competences”. In: Proceedings of the 18th UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2013, Oxford University

13)    Sims, J; Powell, P; Vidgen, R. (2012) “The Transformational Role of E-Learning in Higher Education”. Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on e-Learning, 17- 20 July 2012, Lisbon, Portugal

14)    Sims, J; Xu, L. 2012. “Perceived Risk of Online Shopping: Differences Between the UK and China”. In: Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, 2012, Oxford University

15)    Sims J. (2011). “Communities of Practice, Telemedicine and Collaborative Technologies in Palliative Care: a Work in Progress”. IADIS International Conference on Information Systems, 11-13 March, Avila, Spain. International Association for Development of the Information Society.

16)    Panteli, N; Sims, J (2010). “Developing Virtual Medical Communities”, IADIS International Conference on e-Health, Freiburg, Germany. International Association for Development of the Information Society.

17)    Sims J; Vidgen R; Powell P. (2009). “Exploring Tacit and Explicit Knowledge in Project Evaluation”. IADIS International Conference IS, Barcelona, Spain. International Association for Development of the Information Society.

18)    Sims J; Vidgen R; Powell P. (2008) “Inter-personal socialisation in knowledge transfer: Encouraging personal ICT use”. In 29th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Paris: AIS.

19)    Ibragimov V; Sims J,(2008). “An Updated View of The Productivity Paradox In The Early 21st Century”. Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). National University of Ireland, Galway.

20)    Sims J; Vidgen R; Powell P. (2006). “Using software tools in qualitative IS research”. Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, University of Gloucestershire.

21)    Sims J; Vidgen R; Powell P. (2005). “E-Learning And The Digital Divide: Perpetuating Cultural And Socio-Economic Elitism In Higher Education”. Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Institute for Management of Information Systems, University of Regensburg, Germany.

22)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2005) “Philosophy and epistemology for IS research”. Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, Northumbria University.

23)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2005). “Investment Appraisal and Evaluation of New Technologies”. Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, Northumbria University, Newcastle.

24)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2004). “E-Learning: Planned and Emergent Strategies”. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Turku, Finland.

25)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2004). “E-Learning Enabled Institutional Transformation”. Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, Glasgow Caledonian University.

26)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2003). “Developing E-Learning Strategy: An RBV Approach”. Proceedings of the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, Warwick.

27)    Sims J; Powell P; Vidgen R. (2002). “2+2=3? E-Learning Strategies in HE”. Proceedings of the UK Academy for Information Systems Conference. UKAIS, Leeds.

Workshops:

1)   Wolf, Maxim V; Julian Sims; Huadong Yang (2014) “Paradoxes in Social Media Utilisation in Human Resource Management”. e-Business & e-Government Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management, workshop “Social media perspectives in business and government” 31st of March 2014, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London.

Work in progress:

1)   Hajli, Nick; Sims, J. “Structural Equation Modelling with Partial Least Squares (PLS-SEM): Application and use in information systems and marketing research”.

2)   Sims, J.; Fusaro, M. “Redefining Digital Literacy in the Social Media Age”.

Dr Julian Sims