Are we on the wrong track and so do MIS curricula need to be reengineered?

David Gefen, Arik Ragowsky, Ephraim Mclean, Suzanne Rivard, M. Lynne Markus, Matti Rossi

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Abstract

Extensive discussions and roundtables done by the panelists with tens ofCIOs in recent years suggest that there is increased CIO concern about the depreciation in the perceived importance of MIS in the industry and a need therefore to adapt the curriculum of MIS and its place in the MBA program to what the industry needs. The panel will discuss this issue by first presenting the industry view of the issue based on CIO input and with it the need to reengineer the curriculum accordingly to tune it to what the industry, our clients, needs. The panel will then balance this perspective with a more cautious academic one. Practical steps academia can take will also be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Information Systems 2011, ICIS 2011
Pages4400-4404
Number of pages5
Volume5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA4 Conference publication
EventInternational Conference on Information System - Shanghai, China
Duration: 4 Dec 20117 Dec 2011
Conference number: 32

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Information System
Abbreviated titleICIS
Country/TerritoryChina
CityShanghai
Period04/12/201107/12/2011

Keywords

  • Reengineering
  • Relationship with the industry
  • Revised MIS curricula

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