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Deborah J. Armstrong
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

 


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ACADEMIC SPECIALTY:
Management Information Systems

DEGREE:

Ph.D., Information Systems, The University of Kansas, 2001
MBA, Avila College, 1996
B.A., Economics, California State University Long Beach, 1986


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

IT Workforce
Cognition and Learning
Technology and Change

 

Deborah J. Armstrong is an associate professor of Management Information Systems in the College of Business at The Florida State University. Dr. Armstrong's research interests cover a variety of issues at the intersection of IS personnel and cognition involving the human aspects of technology, change, and learning. Her research has appeared in Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems and Communications of the ACM, among others.

Deborah Armstrong - Vita (PDF)

 

SELECTED PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Armstrong, D.J., Riemenschneider, C.K., Nelms, J. and Reid, M.F., "Revisiting the Barriers Facing Women in Information Systems," Journal of Computer Information Systems 53:2(2012),65-74.

Reid, M.F., Allen, M.W., Armstrong, D.J., and Riemenschneider, C.K. "Perspectives on Challenges Facing Women in IS: The Cognitive Gender Gap," European Journal of Information Systems 19:5(2010), 526-539.

Chilton, M., Hardgrave, B.C., and Armstrong, D.J. "Performance and Strain Levels of IT Workers Engaged in Rapidly Changing Environments: A Person-Job Fit Perspective," The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems 41:1(2010), 8-35.

Nelson, H.J., Armstrong, D.J., and Nelson, K.M. "Patterns of Transition: The Shift from Traditional to Object-oriented Development," Journal of Management Information Systems25:4 (2009), 273–300.

Reid, M.F., Riemenschneider, C.K., Allen, M.W., and Armstrong, D.J. "Information Technology Employees in State Government: A Study of Affective Organizational Commitment, Job Involvement, and Job Satisfaction," American Review of Public Administration 38:1 (2008), 41- 61.

Armstrong, D.J. and Hardgrave, B.C. "Understanding Mindshift Learning: The Transition to Object-Oriented Development," MIS Quarterly 31:3 (2007), 453-474.

Armstrong, D.J. "The Quarks of Object-Oriented Development" Communications of the ACM,49:2 (2006), 123-128. 

Chilton, M., Hardgrave, B.C., and Armstrong, D.J. "Person-Job Cognitive Style Fit For Software Developers: The Effect on Strain and Performance," Journal of Management Information Systems, 22:2 (2005), 193-226.  

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Best Paper Runner Up, Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2011. "The Perceived Uniqueness of the IS Profession: The Role of Gender."

Magid Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper, 2006 SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference, 2006. "Affective Commitment in the Public Sector: The Case of IT Employees."

Best in Track, Americas Conference on Information Systems, 1999. "Enabling Quantum Shift Learning: A Preliminary Study in Transforming Object-Oriented Learning." 

Best Paper, International WITS Conference, 1998. "Evaluating the CMM Level 3 KPA of Intergroup Coordination: A Theory Based Approach."

 

INTERESTING FACTS

Dr. Armstrong has been with Florida State University since Fall 2007. She is originally from the Los Angeles area. After graduation, she worked as a cost and budget analyst in the defense industry then gravitated to the financial services sector before pursuing her Ph.D.  Dr. Armstrong has a wonderful husband and two beautiful furry kids: Fido, a lab mix, and MooShoo (named after the dragon in Mulan), a walker hound.  Both are rescue dogs and truly the best companions. Her hubby runs agility with Fido and they both love it! Dr. Armstrong says she works way too many hours and enjoys watching sports to decompress. Go Noles!

 



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