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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 2019-2020

Business with Consulting
  • IB9CB0: Developing Consulting Expertise
  • IB9CC0: Introduction to Consulting
MSc Business
  • IB9FB0: Business in Practice
  • IB9860: Digital Working and Organisational Transformation

Information Systems & Management Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 24694  /  Room: 1.021


[João is on study leave during the academic year of 2016-17]

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. 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.

Joao has been Visiting Professor at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. He is Associate of the Digital Workplace Group since 2004. He was a researcher and teacher at the London School of Economics from 2001 to 2006 where he did his PhD in Information Systems. Prior to joining the LSE Joao had some high profile roles in the industry. He was Director of New Technologies for the Conservative Party between 1999 and 2001 working towards the General Election campaign in the UK of 2001. He also led the implementation of a large call centre in a leading bank in Portugal (1998-1999) and the implementation of one of largest ticketing operations globally at the World Expo 98 in Lisbon (1996-1998).

Joao won awards for best publication of year by Association of Information Systems (2011) and best paper of the year for his paper in Journal of Strategic Information Systems (2010).


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