Dr. Gary Templeton

Associate Professor of Business Information Systems

office:  302-G McCool Hall
office phone:  (662) 325-1956
department phone:  (662) 325-3928

mailing address:   Management and Information Systems Department
P.O. Box 9581
Starkville, MS 39762

e-mail:  gtempleton@cobilan.msstate.edu
personal web page:  http://misweb.cbi.msstate.edu/~COBI/faculty/professor.shtml?gtempleton
related web page:  http://isjobindex.com/
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Academic History
YearDegreeMajor AreaInstitution
2000Ph.D.Management Information SystemsAuburn University
1994M.M.I.S.Management Information SystemsAuburn University
1993M.B.A.Management Information SystemsAuburn University
1990B.S.FinanceAuburn University

Work Experience
2008-presentAssociate Professor of MIS, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
2003-8Assistant Professor of MIS, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
2000-3Assistant Professor of MIS, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
1998-2000Assistant Professor of MIS, Athens State University, Athens, AL
1997-8Visiting Professor of MIS, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
1990Branch President Trainee, Fleet Financial, Columbus, GA

Journal Articles
2019Templeton, G.F., Petter, S., French, A., Larsen, K., and Pace, B. ““Information Technology Firms: Creating Value through Digital Disruption,” Communications of the AIS, forthcoming.
2018French, A., Shim, J.P., Otondo, R. and Templeton, G. An Empirical Study Evaluating Social Networking Continuance and Success," Journal of Computer Information Systems, 58(4) pp. 353-362.
2017Templeton, G.F. and Burney, L. “Using a Two-Step Transformation to Address Non-Normality from a Business Value of Information Technology Perspective,” Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 149-164.
2015Templeton, G.F. & Lewis, B.R., "Fairness in the Institutional Valuation of Business Journals," MIS Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 523-539.
2012Templeton, G.F., Luo, X., Giberson, T., and Campbell, N. "Leader Personal Influences on Membership Decisions in Moderated Online Social Networking Groups," Decision Support Systems, (54) pp. 655-664. [also published online August 24, 2012]
2012Templeton, G. & Dowdy, J., "CASE-Mediated Organizational and Deutero Learning at NASA," Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 741-764.
2011Templeton, G.F. "A Two-Step Approach for Transforming Continuous Variables to Normal: Implications and Recommendations for IS Research," Communications of the AIS, Vol. 28, Article 4. Available online.
2010Taylor, S., Templeton, G.F., and Baker, L., "Factors Influencing Organizational Learning Implementation Success: An Organizational Policy Facet Perspective," International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol.12, Issue 4, pp. 353-364.
2009Templeton, G.F., Schmidt, M.B., and Taylor, G.S. "Managing the diffusion of organizational learning behavior," Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 189-200. [also published online July 4, 2008]
2009Arnett, K.P., Templeton, G.F. and Vance, D. "Information security by words alone: The case for strong privacy policies," International Journal of Information Security & Privacy, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 84-89.
2007Lewis, B.R., Templeton, G.F. and Luo, X., "A Scientometric Investigation into the Validity of IS Journal Quality Measures," Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 8, Issue 12, Article 35, pp. 619-633.
2007Templeton, G.F., Lewis, B.R., Luo, X. "Author Affiliation Index: Response to Ferratt et al.," Communications of the AIS, Vol. 19, Letter 2, pp. 710-724.
2006Templeton, G.F. & Arnett, K.P., "Forming an Adaptive Network for Doctoral Student Success," Decision Line, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 22-24.
2006Templeton, G.F., Lee, C.-P. & Snyder, C.A. "Validation of a Content Analysis System Using an Iterative Prototyping Approach to Action Research," Communications of the AIS, Vol. 17, Article 24, pp. 539-561.
2006Templeton, G.F. & Lee, C.-P. "Tutorial of an Ontological Support System," Communications of the AIS, Vol. 17, Article 25, pp. 562-568.
2006Templeton, G.F. and Schmidt, M.B., "A critical time for ultra-wide band," Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 67-72.
2006Templeton, G.F. "Video Image Stabilization and Registration Technology," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 15-18.
2005Lewis, B.R., Templeton, G.F. and Byrd, T.A. "A methodology for construct development in MIS research," European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 388-400.
2005Warkentin, M., Luo, X., and Templeton, G.F. "A framework for spyware assessment," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 48, No. 8, pp. 79-84. (also translated into Japanese as Warkentin, Merrill, Xin Luo, and Gary F. Templeton (2006) "A Framework for Spyware Assessment," Communications of the ACM, Japanese Edition, Vol. 5, No. 2, N1, pp. 43-49).
2004Bailes, J.E. and Templeton, G.F. "Managing P2P security," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 47, No. 9, pp. 95-8.
2004Templeton, G.F., Morris, S.A., Snyder, C.A., and Lewis, B.R., "Methodological and thematic prescriptions for defining and measuring the organizational learning concept," Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 263-276.
2003Templeton, G.F. and Byrd, T.A. "Determinants of the relative advantage of a structured SDM during the adoption stage of implementation," Information Technology and Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 409-428.
2003Templeton, G.F. "Object oriented programming of integrated circuits," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 105-8.
2002Templeton, G.F., Lewis, B.R., and Snyder, C.A. "Development of a measure for the organizational learning construct," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 175-218.
2000Templeton, G.F. & Snyder, C.A. "Precursors, contexts, and consequences of organizational learning," International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 20, Nos. 5/6/7/8, pp. 765-781.
1999Templeton, G. & Snyder, C., "A model of organizational learning based on control," International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 18, Nos. 5/6/7/8, pp. 705-719.

Presentations, Proceedings, and Other Publications
2018Templeton, G.F., Miller, A., and Ndicu, M. 2018. “The Changing Liability Structures of Information Technology Firms,” Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 16-18, New Orleans, LA.
2018Templeton, G.F., Pace, B., French, A., Petter, S. and Larsen, K.R. 2018. “Information Technology Firms: Creating Value through Digital Disruption,” The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 16-18, New Orleans, LA.
2017Templeton, G. "Structuring big data," in The Business & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London (online at https://hstalks.com/bm/3490/).
2014Templeton, G.F., Burney, L. and Watson, M.W. "Corporate Financial Performance: Development of a Formative Construct for IS Research," American Accounting Association Midyear Meeting and AIS New Scholar Consortium: Information Systems Section, January 23-25, 2014, Raleigh, NC.
2013Carter-Templeton, H. and Templeton, G.F., "Organizational Learning in Healthcare: A Literature Synthesis and Concept Analysis," ALN Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, AL, April 5, 2013.
2010Templeton, G. and Watson, M. Weidenmier, "Evaluating the Downstream Effects of the Two-Step Transformation toward Normality: Implications for MIS Research." International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). December 14, Saint Louis, MO.
2009Shim, J.P., Templeton, G.F., Pearson, J.M., Pearson, A.M., Lee, C.-P., and Luo, X. �Current Status and Issues in Social Learning and Knowledge Sharing.� Panel Presentation at the Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). November 15, 2009. New Orleans, LA.
2008Kim, J., Arnett, K.P., and Templeton, G.F. "Securing Personal Information Assets: Testing Antecedents of Behavioral Intentions." Proceedings of the 2008 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). August 14-17, Toronto, ON. [Best Paper in Track]
2007Adams, A., Templeton, G.F. and Campbell, N. "A Meta-Analysis of Security Risk," Proceedings of the 2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 9-12, Keystone, CO.
2004Templeton, G.F. and Taylor, S. "Managing the diffusion of organizational learning," Academy of Management Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, August, 2004.
2004Templeton, G.F. "A theory of learning maturity derived from technological influences on the theoretical development of individual & organizational learning" in Creating Knowledge Based Organizations, Idea Group, 2004, pp. 248-277
1999Templeton, G. and Snyder, C.A., "A Quick Primer for Disseminating OL Theory into Organizational Culture," Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of the Southern Chapter of the Association for Information Systems, April, 1999, Atlanta, GA, pp. 96-102.

Grants, Contracts, and Funded Research
2011$2,000Templeton, G.F. (PI), Allen, E., Campbell, R., Cline, B., Oswald, S., Rader, N., Radin, D., Waide, W., Watson, M. (Co-PI's) "Using the Two-Step Transformation to Normal in Healthcare Economics," Cross College Research award by the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development
2007$1,000Qualitative Research Consultant, "Wireless-Based Warehouse Management Systems for the Furniture Industry." Investigators were Otondo, R., Pearson, R., Pearson, A., Shim, J.P. and Shaw, J. The Furniture Outreach Program, Franklin Institute for Furniture Manufacturing and Management, Mississippi State University. (Robert Otondo, Rodney Pearson, Allison Pearson, J.P. Shim, John Shaw, and Gary Templeton). Overall contract amount was $88,985, consulting amount was $1,000..
2007$15,000Solicited and Acquired Gift for COBI from Thomson Learning (now Cengage Learning) (Gary Templeton)
2007$3,000Schillig Innovative Teaching Grant for purchase of classroom presentation equipment. (Rodney Pearson, Allison Pearson, Tim Barnett, Gary Templeton, Lemuria Carter, Meghan Millea, Greg Nagel, and Melissa Moore)
2003$12,000"A Sociological Perspective on Structural Value," NASA Faculty Fellowship, Technology Transfer Department, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (Gary Templeton)
2002$12,000"Using CASE to Support Organizational Learning at NASA," NASA Faculty Fellowship, Technology Transfer Department, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (Gary Templeton)

2014 Best Faculty Winner for Business Information Systems
2011 John Hairston Faculty State Pride Award

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