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Teresa Shaft

Associate Professor of MIS

Teresa Shaft

Department: Management Information Systems
Program Area: Cognitive processes used by IS professionals during system development and maintenance and the role of IS in environmental management
Office: Adams Hall Room 3238
Phone: (405) 325-5721
Address: 307 W. Brooks, Room 3238
Norman, OK 73019

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Professor Shaft's research interests include the cognitive processes used by IS professionals during system development and maintenance, the role of IS in environmental management and obtaining value from IT investments. Her work has been published in Information Systems Research, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Business and Society, Database Advances, Behavior and Information Technology and Journal of Industrial Ecology. She is a co-founder of IS-CORE, a special interest group of AIS. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation.

Degrees Earned:

  • PhD, The Pennsylvania State University 
  • BSBA, The University of Arizona
  • Davern, M., Shaft, T. and D. Te’eni (2012) Cognition Matters: Enduring Questions in Cognitive IS Research. 13. Journal of the Association of Information Systems. 273-314.
  • Sharfman, M. P., T. M. Shaft (2011) “Effects of Extreme Uncertainty on Decision-Making: The Case of Direct Investment in Emerging and Transitional Economies.” The International Journal of Management. 28(1) 51-70. 
  • R. Zmud, T. M. Shaft, H. Croes and W. Zheng (2010) “Systematic Differences in Firm’s Information Technology Signaling: Implications for Research Design.” Journal of the Association of Information Systems 11(3) 149-181.
  • Sharfman, M. P., T. M. Shaft, and R. P. Anex (2009) “The Road To Cooperative Supply-Chain Environmental Management: Trust And Uncertainty Among Pro-Active Firms.” Business Strategy and the Environment, 18(1), January, 1-13.
  • Shaft, T. M., L. J. Albert and J. Jasperson (2008) “Managing Change in an Information Systems Development Organization: Understanding Developer Transitions from a Structured to an Object-Oriented Development Environment.” Information Systems Journal, 18, 275-297. 
  • Shaft, T. M. & I. Vessey (2006) “The Role of Cognitive Fit in the Relationship Between
    Software Comprehension and Modification.” Management Information Systems Quarterly, 30(1), 29-55.