Ashley Bush

Department Chair, Sprint Professor of MIS, and Director of the MS-BA and MS-MIS programs
Ashley Bush
325 RBB
Academic Specialty
Management Information Systems

Ph.D. Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University
M.S. Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University
B.B.A. Management, Augusta College

Areas of Expertise

Information systems strategy
Platforms and digital knowledge networks
Interorganizational systems

Ashley Bush is the chair of the Business Analytics, Information Systems & Supply Chain department. She teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral MIS programs. Her research has appeared in Information Systems ResearchJournal of Management Information SystemsIEEE Transactions on Engineering ManagementCommunications of the ACMInformation and Organization, and others. She has served on the editorial board of Communications of the AIS, as an associate editor for the International Conference on Information Systems, and the executive committee of the International Conference on Information Systems.

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Selected Published Research

Tiwana, Amrit, Konsynski, Benn, Bush, Ashley A., "Platform Evolution: Coevolution of Platform Architecture, Governance, and Environmental Dynamics," Information Systems Research, 21(4), December 2010, 675-687. 

Bush, Ashley A., Tiwana, Amrit, Rai, Arun, "Complementarities Between Product Design Modularity and IT Infrastructure Flexibility in IT-Enabled Supply Chains," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 57(2), May 2010, 240-254.

Tiwana, Amrit, Bush, Ashley A., Tsuji, Hiroshi, Sakurai, Akito, Yoshida, Kenichi, "Myths and Paradoxes in Japanese IT Offshoring," Communications of the ACM, 51(10), 2008, 141-145. Translated into Japanese: Communications of the ACM, 8(1), April 2009, 7-13. February 2013.

Tiwana, Amrit and Bush, Ashley A., "A Comparison of Transaction Cost, Agency, and Knowledgebased Predictors of IT Outsourcing Decisions: A US-Japan Cross-Cultural Field Study," Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), 24(1), 2007, 263-305.

Rai, Arun and Bush, Ashley A., "Recalibrating Demand-Supply Chains for the Digital Economy," Systemes d'Information et Management, 12(2), 2007, 21-52. Nominated for best paper award.

Tiwana, Amrit and Bush, Ashley A., "Continuance in Expertise-sharing Networks: A Social Perspective," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 52(1), 2005, 85-101.

Bush, Ashley A. and Tiwana, Amrit, "Designing Sticky Knowledge Networks,"Communications of the ACM, 48(5), 2005, 66-71.