John L. King
John L. King
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W.W. Bishop Professor in the School of Information Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Joined OEC on 02/04/2015
Biography

John Leslie King is W.W. Bishop Professor of Information, former Dean of the School of Information and former Vice Provost at the University of Michigan.  He came to Michigan in 2000 after twenty years on the faculty of the University of California at Irvine.  He has published widely from his research on the relationship between changes in information technology and changes in organizations, institutions, and markets.  He has been Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School, distinguished visiting professor at the National University of Singapore and at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Frankfurt.  From 1992-1998 he was Editor-in-Chief of the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research, and has served as associate editor of many other journals.  He has been a member of the Board of the Computing Research Association (CRA), the Council of the Computing Community Consortium, and NSF advisory committees for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE), and Cyberinfrastructure (ACCI).  He also has served on a number of National Research Council studies.  He holds a PhD in administration from the University of California, Irvine, and an honorary doctorate in economics from Copenhagen Business School.  He is a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Commentaries
  • John L. King
    W.W. Bishop Professor in the School of Information
    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    John L. King' Commentary on "Installing Programs without Licensing"
    Added 2/4/2016 9:49 AM
    This could be titled “How Much Do You Want to Keep Your Job?” I actually like this: it is a real problem and it is short. But it needs a teaching note. On the surface there is no question here: it would be unethical for the technician to install the software. The case has a twist that some might not see that makes it so clear-cut. The technician is being asked to install the software on ... Read More
  • John L. King
    W.W. Bishop Professor in the School of Information
    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    John L. King' Commentary on "Choosing Reviewers"
    Added 2/4/2016 9:38 AM
    Whether one is selecting reviewers in an editorial role (journal, conference, proposal, etc.) or for commentary on one’s own work, it is important to realize that there are both substantive and ethical concerns to weigh. Fortunately, the substantive concerns can inform the ethical concerns if this critical point is borne in mind: the decision of what to do with the comments made by reviewers ... Read More
  • John L. King
    W.W. Bishop Professor in the School of Information
    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    John L. King' Commentary on "Who can change Proprietary Source Code"
    Added 2/4/2016 9:30 AM
    What should Derek do now? That’s the closing question of Part II of the case. The answer is clear: he should talk to the lawyers at the current company. I say keep this case. It is pretty realistic, and reflects problems many people face. This case illustrates nicely how the issues are both ethical and legal. It does need a teaching note, however. It is helpful to divide the case into ... Read More
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