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Dr João Baptista (John)

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Research Interests

digital work, intranets, digital workplace, smart working, new ways of working, social media, web 2.0, virtual work, collaboration and communication, institutional theory, organisational trust, IS security

Teaching in 2016-2017

Information Systems Management & Innovation
  • IB92G0: Digital Business and Workplace Technologies
  • IB2420: Digital Business and Workplace Technologies

Information Systems & Management Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 24694  /  Room: 3.231


João (John) is Associate Professor of Information Systems at Warwick Business School where he has been since 2006. He is Director of MSc Business Consulting and PhD coordinator for Information Systems and Management in the Business School. He holds post as Visiting Professor at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. His research and teaching focuses on the use of digital media in modern organisations, with an emphasis on their role as workplace infrastructures. His recent research conceptualises digital working and workplace technologies as new forms of organising and explores new practices and ways of working in modern organisations. He teaches digital business at BSc, MSc and MBA levels, and supervises Doctoral students researching various aspects of digital working.

John has also been Associate of the Digital Workplace Group since 2004 and was a researcher and teacher at the London School of Economics from 2001 to 2006 where he did his PhD. Prior to that John had some high profile roles in the industry. He was Director of New Technologies for the Conservative Party for two years during the general election campaign of 2001. Prior to that, he led the implementation of a large call centre in a leading bank in Portugal (1998-2000) and the implementation of one of largest ticketing operations globally at the World Expo 98 in Lisbon (1996-1998).


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