Management Information Systems Quarterly

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Management Information Systems Quarterly  
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DisciplineInformation science, management
Edited byArun Rai (Professor)
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Manag. Inf. Syst. Q.
ISSN0276-7783 (print)
2162-9730 (web)
OCLC no.805082941

Management Information Systems Quarterly is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research in management information systems and information technology. It was established in 1977 and is considered a major periodical in the information systems industry.[1][2] An official journal of the Association for Information Systems,[3] it is published by the Management Information Systems Research Center at the University of Minnesota. The current editor-in-chief is Dr. Arun Rai of Georgia State University.[4]

The journal had the highest impact factor (4.978) of all peer-reviewed academic journals in the field of business from 1992–2005.[5] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 5.384.[6]


Past editors-in-chief in order of succession have been:

  • Gary W. Dickson (1977-1982)
  • William R. King (1983-1985)
  • Warren McFarlan (1986-1988)
  • James Emery (1989-1991)
  • Blake Ives (1992-1994)
  • Robert Zmud (1995-1998)
  • Allen Lee (1999-2001)
  • Ron Weber (2002-2004)
  • Carol Saunders (2005-2007)
  • Detmar Straub (2008-2012)
  • Paulo Goes (2013-2015)
  • Arun Rai (2016-Present)

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  1. ^ "Introduction - MIS Journal Rankings". Association for Information Systems. Archived from the original on 2010-01-05. Retrieved 2008-09-01.
  2. ^ Ferratt, T.W.; Gorman, M.F.; Kanet, J.J.; Salisbury, W.D. (2007). "IS Journal Quality Assessment Using the Author Affiliation Index". Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 19: 710–724.
  3. ^ Galletta, D. (October 2007). "President's Message". Association for Information Systems. Archived from the original on 2014-08-14.
  4. ^ "MIS Quarterly appoints new Editor-in-Chief" (PDF).
  5. ^ Mangematin, V.; Baden-Fuller, C. (2008). "Global Contests in the Production of Business Knowledge: Regional Centres and Individual Business Schools". Long Range Planning. 41: 117–139. doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2007.11.005.
  6. ^ "Management Information Systems Quarterly". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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