Gregory Dawson

Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606
Clinical Assoc Prof, MY
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Education

  • PhD  University of Georgia, 2008
  • BA  James Madison University

Research Interests

  • Relationship Between IT Consultants and their Clients
  • Opportunism in Consulting
  • Public Sector IT Service Delivery
  • Public Sector Chief Information Officers

Publications

  • Desouza, K.C. and Dawson, G.S., (2016) “Modernizing public sector IT management”, Brookings Institution, May 2, 2016
  • Desouza, K.C. and Dawson, G.S., (2016) “These ideas need to be retired: Technology practices that are stifling public sector success”, Brookings Institution, January 29, 2016
  • Dawson, G.S., (2016) “Idea to retire: The rock star chief information officer”, Brookings Institution, February 10, 2016
  • Fedorschak, K., Desouza, K.C. and Dawson, G.S., (2015) “Federal agencies behind the curve: IoT and BYOD”, Brookings Institution, March 16, 2015
  • Dawson, G.S. and Desouza, K.C., (2015) “How State Governments are Addressing Cyber Security”, Brookings Institution, March 5, 2015
  • Desouza, K.C. and Dawson, G.S., (2015) “Getting IT Right? How State Governments are Approaching Cloud Computing”, Brookings Institution, January 20, 2015
  • Desouza, K.C. and Dawson, G.S., (2015) “US State IT Plans: The Conspicuous Absence of Metrics”, Brookings Institution, January 8, 2015
  • Dawson, G.S., Denford, J.S. and Desouza, K.C., (2014) “Four Lessons for State Government Innovation”, Brookings Institution, October 7, 2014
  • Dawson, G.S., Denford, J.S. and Desouza, K.C., (2014) “Are Rock Star CIOs the Secret to Public Innovation”, Brookings Institution, September 30, 2014
  • Desouza, K.C, Dawson, G.S, and Denford, J.S., (2014), “The Rock Star Government CIO, Redefined”, InformationWeek, September 23, 2014
  • Representative Publications - Academic
  • Dawson, G.S.,  Denford, J. and Desouza, K. (2016) “The Rock Star CIO and Innovation in the Public Sector: Evidence from the US States”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, (forthcoming)
  • Dawson, G.S., Watson, R., Boudreau, M.C. and Pitt, L. (2016) “A Knowledge-Centric Examination of Signaling and Screening Activities in the Negotiation of Information Systems Consulting Services” Journal of the Association of Information Systems, 17(2), pp. 1 - 32
  • Dawson, G.S., Kauffman, R. and Ho, M.W. (2015) “How are C-suite executives different? A comparative empirical study of the survival of American chief information officers”, Decision Support Systems, 74, pp. 88 - 101
  • Dawson, G.S., Karahanna, E., and Buchholtz, A. (2014) “A Study of Psychological Contract Breach Spillover in Multiple-Agency Relationships in Consulting Professional Service Firms,” Organization Science, 25(1), pp. 149 - 170
  • Dawson, G.S., Watson, R. and Boudreau, M., (2011) “Information Asymmetry in IS Consulting: Towards a Theory of Relationship Constraints,” Journal of Management Information Systems, 27(3), pp. 143 – 177
  • Dawson, G.S., and Watson, R., (2011) “Uncovering and Testing Archetypes of Effective Public Sector CIOs,” Transactions on Management Information Systems, 2(1), pp. 12 – 31
  • Dawson, G.S. and Watson, R., (2007) “Involved or Committed? Similarities and Differences in Advising and Mentoring in the Academic and Business World,” Communications of the AIS, 20(2), pp. 2 – 12

Courses

Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
ACC 494Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
ACC 591Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 502Information Systems
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 502Information Systems
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 502Information Systems
CIS 591Seminar
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 502Information Systems
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn

Honors/Awards

  • Winner, W. P. Carey Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (full time MBA program), 2014 - 2015
  • Nominee, Centennial Professorship Award (university wide undergraduate), 2014 - 2015
  • Winner, John W. Teets Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, W. P. Carey School of Business, 2011 - 2012
  • Finalist, John W. Teets Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, W. P. Carey School of Business, 2010 - 2011
  • MIS Teacher of the Year, University of Georgia, Society for Management Information Systems (SMIS), 2007 - 2008
  • Distinguished Service Alumni, James Madison University, 2000