Smithson, Stephen

Dr Stephen Smithson  

Department

Position held

Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

 

Experience keywords:

electronic commerce; information systems evaluation; information systems management

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Dr Smithson's research interests lie in the way that organisations implement and use information systems, both for day-to-day operations as well as for organisational transformation. He is especially interested in e-commerce, and its implications for organisations, and also the way that organisations evaluate their information systems, both before and after implementation.

Languages:

Spanish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7647

Publications

2013

Kopanaki, Evangelia and Smithson, Steve (2013) The issue of flexibility in inter-organisational collaboration: an appreciative systems thinking perspective International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, 5 (1-2). 92-113. ISSN 1751-0589

2011

Smithson, Steve (2011) Online visibility as a source of competitive advantage for small- and medium-sized tourism accommodation enterprises Service Industries Journal, 31 (10). 1573-1587. ISSN 0264-2069

2007

Lapiedra, Rafael and Alegre, Joaquin and Chiva, Ricardo and Smithson, Steve (2007) Information system outsourcing decision: case study on the automotive industry In: Schniederjans, Marc and Schniederjans, Ashlyn M. and Schniederjans, Dara G., (eds.) Outsourcing Management Information Systems. Idea Group Publishing, London, UK, 176-189. ISBN 9781599041957

Chu, Catherine and Smithson, Steve (2007) E-business and organizational change: a structurational approach Information Systems Journal, 17 (4). 369-389. ISSN 1350-1917

2006

Smithson, Steve (2006) Comercio electrónico y comercio internacional Economía Exterior, 37. 147-156. ISSN 1137-4772

Cornford, Tony and Smithson, Steve (2006) Project research in information systems: a student's guide 2nd, Palgrave, London, UK. ISBN 9781403934710

2005

Clegg, Chris and Chu, Catherine and Smithson, Steve and Land, Frank and Henney, Alan and Willis, Dianne and Jagodzinski, Peter and Hopkins, Brian and Icasati-Johanson, Belen and Fleck, Steven and Nicholls, John and Bennett, Stuart and Peltu, Malcolm and Patterson, Malcolm (2005) Sociotechnical study of e-business: grappling with an octopus Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 3 (1). 53-71. ISSN 1539-2937

2004

Smithson, Steve and Tsiavos, Prodromos (2004) Re-constructing information systems evaluation In: Avgerou, Chrisanthi and Ciborra, Claudio and Land, Frank, (eds.) The Social Study of Information and Communication Technology: Innovation, Actors, and Contexts. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 207-230. ISBN 9780199253524

Baygeldi, Murat and Smithson, Steve (2004) Ability of the Actor Network Theory (ANT) to model and interpret an electronic market In: Gupta, Jatinder N.D. and Sharma, Sushil K., (eds.) Creating Knowledge Based Organizations. Idea Group Publishing, London, UK, 109-126. ISBN 9781591401629

Lapiedra, Rafael and Smithson, Steve and Alegre, Joaquín and Chiva, Ricardo (2004) Role of information systems on the business network formation process: an empirical analysis of the automotive sector Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 17 (3). 219-228. ISSN 1741-0398

2003

Serafeimidus, Vassilis and Smithson, Steve (2003) Information systems evaluation as an organizational institution : experience from a case study Information Systems Journal, 13 (3). 251-274. ISSN 1350-1917

Serafeimidis, Vassilis and Smithson, Steve (2003) Information systems evaluation as an organizational institution: experience from a case study Information Systems Journal, 13 (3). 251-274. ISSN 1350-1917

2002

Psoinos, Anna and Smithson, Steve (2002) Employee empowerment in manufacturing : a study of organisations in the UK New Technology, Work and Employment, 17 (2). 132-148. ISSN 0268-1072

2001

Doukidis, Georgios I. and Smithson, Steve and Lybereas, Takis (2001) Trends in information technology in small businesses In: Shaw, Neal G., (ed.) Strategies for Managing Computer Software Upgrades. Idea Group Publishing, London, UK, 28-43. ISBN 9781930708044

2000

Serafeimidis, Vasilis and Smithson, Steve (2000) Information systems evaluation in practice: a case study of organizational change Journal of Information Technology, 15 (2). 93-105. ISSN 0268-3962

Psoinos, Anna and Kern, Thomas and Smithson, Steve (2000) An exploratory study of information systems in support of employee empowerment Journal of Information Technology, 15 (3). 211-230. ISSN 0268-3962

1999

Smithson, Steve and Serafeimidis, V. (1999) Rethinking the approaches to information systems investment evaluation Logistics Information Management, 12 (1/2). 94-107. ISSN 1741-0398

1998

Hirschheim, Rudy and Smithson, Steve (1998) Evaluation of information systems: a critical assessment In: Willcocks, Leslie P. and Lester, Stephanie, (eds.) Beyond the It Productivity Paradox. Wiley series in information systems. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., West Sussex, UK, 381-410. ISBN 9780471986928

Smithson, S. and Hirschheim, R. (1998) Analysing information systems evaluation: another look at an old problem European Journal of Information Systems, 7 (3). 158-174. ISSN 0960-085x

1996

Smithson, Steve and Nicolopoulou, K. (1996) Interorganizational information systems and medium-sized companies in Greece: opportunities and constraints Organizacija, 8. 460-468. ISSN 1318-5454

Smithson, Steve and Serafeimidis, V. (1996) Understanding and supporting information systems evaluation Journal of Computing and Information Technology, 4 (2). 121-136. ISSN 1330-1136

Reekers, N. and Smithson, S. (1996) The role of EDI in inter-organizational coordination in the European automotive industry European Journal of Information Systems, 5 (2). 120-130. ISSN 0960-085x

Serafeimidis, V. and Smithson, S. (1996) The management of change for information systems evaluation practice: experience from a case study International Journal of Information Management, 16 (3). 205-217. ISSN 0268-4012

1995

Doukidis, Georgios I. and Smithson, Steve (1995) Information systems in the national context: the case of Greece Avebury Press. ISBN 9781859720141

1994

Smithson, Steve and Doukidis, Georgios and Lybereas, T. (1994) Trends in information technology in small businesses Journal of End User Computing, 6 (4). 1-11. ISSN 1546-2234

Smithson, Steve and Baskerville, Richard L and Ngwenyama, O. (1994) Perspectives on information technology and new emergent forms of organizations In: Baskerville, Richard L and Smithson, Steve and Ngwenyama, O. and DeGross, J., (eds.) Transforming Organizations With Information Technology. IFIP transactions (vol. 4). North-Holland, Amsterdamn, The Netherlands, 3-13. ISBN 9780444819451

Baskerville, Richard L and Smithson, Steve and Ngwenyama, O. and DeGross, J., eds (1994) Transforming organizations with information technology: proceedings of the IFIP WG8.2 working conference on information technology and new emergent forms of organization, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 11-13 August, 1994 North Holland, Amsterdam, Holland. ISBN 9780444819451

Smithson, Steve and Khilji, N (1994) Repetitive strain injury in the UK: soft tissues and hard issues International Journal of Information Management, 14 (2). 95-108. ISSN 0268-4012

Smithson, Steve (1994) Information retrieval evaluation in practice: a case study approach Information Processing and Management, 30 (2). 205-221. ISSN 0306-4573

Reekers, N. and Smithson, S. (1994) EDI in Germany and the UK: strategic and operational use European Journal of Information Systems, 3 (3). 169-178. ISSN 0960-085x

1992

Smithson, Steve and Angell, Ian (1992) Information systems management: opportunities and risks Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780312079413

Smithson, Steve and Angell, Ian and Kendall, Jeremy and Kendall, K. E. (1992) A divergent methodology applied to forecasting the future roles of the systems analyst Human Systems Management, 11 (3). 123-135. ISSN 0167-2533

Smithson, Steve and Hirschheim, A. (1992) Information systems teaching: a debate on the user-system interface in end-user computing Information Systems Journal, 2 (1). 61-78. ISSN 1350-1917

Doukidis, Georgios I. and Smithson, Steve and Naoum, George (1992) Information systems management in Greece: issues and perceptions Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 1 (2). 63-75. ISSN 0963-8687

1990

Smithson, Steve (1990) The evaluation of information retrieval systems: a case study approach In: Jones, Kevin P., (ed.) Informatics 10: Prospects for Intelligent Retrieval. Information Today Inc, London, UK, 75-89. ISBN 9780851422527

Smithson, Steve (1990) Recent trends in IS development methodologies Working paper series, 36. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Smithson, Steve and Angell, Ian (1990) Managing information technology: a crisis of confidence European Management Journal, 8 (1). 27-36. ISSN 0263-2373

1989

Smithson, Steve (1989) Guidelines for the user-centred evaluation of information retrieval systems Working Paper Series, 11. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1988

Smithson, Steve and Hirschheim, R.A. and Whitehouse, D.E. (1988) A survey of microcomputer use in the humanities and social sciences: a UK university study Education and Computing, 4. 77-89. ISSN 0167-9287

1987

Smithson, Steve and Hirschheim, A. (1987) Information systems evaluation: myth and reality In: Galliers, Robert, (ed.) Information Analysis: Selected Readings. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 9780201192445

1986

Smithson, Steve and Land, F.F. (1986) Information systems education for development Information Technology for Development, 1 (2). 59-74. ISSN 0268-1101

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