Volume 42, Number 1, March 2018

Editor’s Comments: Beyond Outdated Labels: The Blending of IS Research Traditions
Arun Rai (pp. iii-vi)

Research Articles

Re-representation as Work Design in Outsourcing: A Semiotic View
Ilan Oshri, Ola Henfridsson, and Julia Kotlarsky (pp. 1-23; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13427)

Impact of Information Technology Infrastructure Flexibility on Mergers and Acquisitions
Jose Benitez, Gautam Ray, and Jörg Henseler (pp. 25-43; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13245)

Governance of Corporate Takeovers: Time for Say-on-Takeovers?
Joseph Vithayathil and Vidyanand Choudhary (pp. 45-62; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13575)

Top Persuader Prediction for Social Networks
Xiao Fang and Paul Jen-Hwa Hu (pp. 63-82; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13211)

Engaging Voluntary Contributions in Online Communities: A Hidden Markov Model
Wei Chen, Xia Hua Wei, and Kevin Xiaoguo Zhu (pp. 83-100; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/14196)

A Model of Competition Between Perpetual Software and Software as a Service
Xhiling Guo and Dan Ma (pp. 101-120; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13640)

The Ecosystem of Software Platform: A Study of Asymmetric Cross-Side Network Effects and Platform Governance
Peijian Song, Ling Xue, Arun Rai, and Cheng Zhang (pp. 121-142; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13737)

How Much to Share with Third Parties? User Privacy Concerns and Website Dilemmas
Ram D. Gopal, Hooman Hidaji, Raymond A. Patterson, Erik Rolland, and Dmitry Zhdanov (pp. 143-164; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13839)

User Service Innovation on Mobile Phone Platforms: Investigating Impacts of Lead Userness, Toolkit Support, and Design Autonomy
Hua (Jonathan) Ye and Atreyi Kankanhalli (pp. 165-187; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/12361)

CPOE-Enabled Coordination: Appropriation for Deep Structure Use and Impacts on Patient Outcomes
Darryl Romanow, Arun Rai, and Mark Keil (pp. 189-212; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13275)

Platform Sponsor Investments and User Contributions in Knowledge Communities: The Role of Knowledge Seeding
Peng Huang, Ali Tafti, and Sunil Mithas (pp. 213-240; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13490)

Making Rigorous Research Relevant: Innovating Statistical Action Research
Alexandra Durcikova, Allen S. Lee, and Susan A. Brown (pp. 241-263; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/14146)

External Bridging and Internal Bonding: Unlocking the Generative Resources of Member Time and Attention Spent in Online Communities
Yongsuk Kim, Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa, and Bin Gu (pp. 265-283; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13278)

Toward a Unified Model of Information Security Policy Compliance
Gregory D. Moody, Mikko Siponen, and Seppo Pahnila (pp. 285-311; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13853)

Recommending Remedial Learning Materials to Students by Filling Their Knowledge Gaps
Konstantin Bauman and Alexander Tuzhilin (pp. 313-332; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13770)

Quality, Pricing, and Release Time: Optimal Market Entry Strategy for Software-as-a-Service Vendors
Haiyang Feng, Zhengrui Jiang, and Dengpan Liu (pp. 333-353; DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/14057)