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

Dr. Ashley Bush is the Sprint Professor of Management Information Systems and chair of the Department of Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain at Florida State University’s College of Business. She also serves as the director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) and the Master of Science in Management Information Systems programs. Bush teaches management information systems at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Her research has appeared in Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Communications of the ACM, Information and Organization, among 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. 

Bush received her bachelor’s degree in management from Augusta College and her master’s and doctoral degrees in computer information systems from Georgia State University.

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.