Nicholas Berente

Assistant Professor

303 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3587
Email Address


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
  • Management / Information Systems
Case Western Reserve University
  • Management
Case Western Reserve University
  • Finance
John Carroll University

Research Interests

  • Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Institutional Change
  • Cyberinfrastructure

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
The Qube Lab, LLC
President & Founder 2009 to 2012
University of Michigan
School of Information
Research Fellow & Lecturer 2008 to 2010
Case Western Reserve University
Weatherhead School of Management
Adjunct Professor / Instructor 2005 to 2010
Pentagon Engineering Corporation
President & Founder 1995 to 2002


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Charles B. Knapp Scholar Award
University of Georgia
CTL Innovative Teaching Program Fellow
University of Georgia
Outstanding Paper Award - Research Methods Track
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
Terry-Sanford Research Award
University of Georgia
National Science Foundation
Summer Research Award
University of Georgia
National Science Foundation
Best Published Paper Runner-up
Academy of Management, OCIS Division
Outstanding Teacher Award
University of Georgia
RCN Award
National Science Foundation
Best Paper Award
E. Grosvenor Plowman - SCMEC
Best Published Paper Runner-up
Academy of Management, OCIS Division
National Science Foundation
Outstanding Paper Award
Emerald Literati Network
Doctoral Dissertation Award
Association of Computing Machinery SIGMIS
Outstanding Reviewer Award
Journal of Strategic Information Systems

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Associate Editor
Information Systems Research (INFORMS)
2014 - present

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Winter, S., Berente, N., Butler, B. and Howison, J. 2014. Beyond The Organizational 'Container': Conceptualizing 21st Century Sociotechnical Work. Information And Organization, 24(4).
  • Gaskin, J., Berente, N., Lyytinen, K., and Yoo, Y. 2014. Toward Generalizable Sociomaterial Inquiry: A Computational Approach for ‘Zooming In & Out’ of Sociomaterial Routines. Mis Quarterly , 38(3).
  • Berente, N. and Lee, J. 2014. How Process Improvement Efforts Can Drive Organizational Innovativeness. Technology Analysis And Strategic Management, 26(4).
  • Bolukbasi, B., Berente, N., Cutcher-Gershenfeld, J., DeChurch, L., et al. 2013. Open Data: Crediting a Culture of Cooperation. Science, 342.
  • Lee, J. and Berente, N. 2013. The Era of Incremental Change in the Technology Innovation Life Cycle: An Analysis of the Automotive Emission Control Industry. Research Policy, 42(8).
  • Beath, C., Berente, N., Gallivan, M., and Lyytinen, K. 2013. Expanding the Frontiers of Information Systems Research. Journal Of The Association For Information Systems , 14(4).
  • Lee, J. and Berente, N. 2012. Digital Innovation and the Division of Innovative Labor: A Dual-hierarchy View of Complex Product Architectures. Organization Science, 23(5).
  • Berente, N. and Yoo, Y. 2012. Institutional Contradictions and Loose Coupling: Post-Implementation of NASA's Enterprise Information System. Information Systems Research, 23(2).
  • Winter, S. & Berente, N. 2012. The Goals, Logics of Action, and Institutional Contexts of Translational Team Science. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2(4).
  • Bateman, P.J., Pike, J.C., Berente, N., and Hansen, S. 2012. Time for a Post Mortem? Business Professionals’ Perspectives on the Disillusionment of Virtual Worlds. Journal Of Virtual Worlds Research, 5(3).
  • Berente, N., Hansen, S., Pike, J., and Bateman, P.J. 2011. Arguing the Value of Virtual Worlds: Patterns of Discursive Sensemaking of an Innovative Technological Environment. Mis Quarterly, 35(3).
  • Gaskin, J. and Berente, N. 2011. Video Game Design in the MBA Curriculum: An Experiential Learning Approach for Teaching Design Thinking. Communications Of The Ais, 29.
  • Berente, N., Gal, U., and Hansen, S. 2011. Ethical Implications of Social Stratification in Information Systems Research. Information Systems Journal, 21(4).
  • Baxter, R. and Berente, N. 2010. The process of embedding new information technology artifacts into innovative design practices. Information And Organization, 20.
  • Berente, N., Baxter, R. and Lyytinen, K. 2010. A Dynamic View of Innovation and AEC Project Governance: Knowledge Creation across Object Worlds. Construction Management & Economics, 28.
  • Berente, N., Ivanov, D. and Vandenbosch, B. 2010. Process Gatekeepers and Compliance with Enterprise System Processes. Business Process Management Journal, 16(3).
  • Berente, N., Gal, U. and Yoo, Y. 2010. Dressage, Distributed Control, and Enterprise Systems: The Case of NASA's Full Cost Initiative. European Journal Of Information Systems, 19.
  • Hansen, S., Berente, N. and Lyytinen, K. 2009. Wikipedia, Critical Social Theory, and the Possibility of Rational Discourse. The Information Society, 25.
  • Berente, N., Vandenbosch, B., and Aubert, B. 2009. Information Flows and Business Process Integration. Business Process Management Journal, 15(1).
  • Gal, U. and Berente, N. 2008. A Social Representations Perspective on Information Systems Implementation: Rethinking the Concept of Frames. Information Technology And People, 21(2).