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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management D-index 54 Citations 13,982 105 World Ranking 288 National Ranking 136


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • The Internet
  • Management

Knowledge management, Social psychology, Task, Brainstorming and Process are his primary areas of study. His primary area of study in Knowledge management is in the field of Electronic meeting system. His research in the fields of Group decision-making and Social relation overlaps with other disciplines such as Species richness and Elaboration likelihood model.

His Task study combines topics in areas such as Decision quality, Graphics, Media richness theory, Information processing and Appropriation. His Brainstorming research incorporates themes from Human–computer interaction and Social group. His studies in Process integrate themes in fields like Object-oriented programming, Unified Modeling Language, Structured systems analysis and design method and Systems engineering.

His most cited work include:

  • Electronic meeting systems (1625 citations)
  • Media, tasks, and communication processes: a theory of media synchronicity (896 citations)
  • Testing Media Richness Theory in the New Media: the Effects of Cues, Feedback, and Task Equivocality (767 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Knowledge management, Social psychology, The Internet, Task and Collaborative software are his primary areas of study. Alan R. Dennis has included themes like Information technology, Decision support system, Process and Information processing in his Knowledge management study. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Computer-mediated communication and Brainstorming.

His The Internet research includes themes of Telecommunications and Digital economy. His study in Task is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Cognitive psychology and Decision quality. His Electronic brainstorming study is concerned with Creativity in general.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Knowledge management (19.79%)
  • Social psychology (12.01%)
  • The Internet (10.60%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Social media (6.71%)
  • Internet privacy (6.36%)
  • Fake news (4.24%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Social media, Internet privacy, Fake news, Advertising and Public relations. His Social media study incorporates themes from Presentation, Social capital and Confirmation bias. As part of the same scientific family, he usually focuses on Internet privacy, concentrating on Misinformation and intersecting with Headline.

His Advertising study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Reputation and Lexicon. Alan R. Dennis combines subjects such as Information systems research, Social psychology, Group decision-making and Reputation system with his study of Public relations. His studies deal with areas such as Multimedia and Focus as well as Credibility.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Says Who?: The Effects of Presentation Format and Source Rating on Fake News in Social Media (33 citations)
  • Combating Fake News on Social Media with Source Ratings: The Effects of User and Expert Reputation Ratings (24 citations)
  • Don’t Even Think About It! The Effects of Antineutralization, Informational, and Normative Communication on Information Security Compliance (18 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • The Internet
  • Social psychology
  • Management

His primary scientific interests are in Social media, Internet privacy, Public relations, Information security and Advertising. His Social media study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Social capital, Fake news and Confirmation bias. His work in Fake news covers topics such as Credibility which are related to areas like Disinformation, Focus and Skepticism.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Transformative learning and Business transformation in addition to Internet privacy. The Public relations study combines topics in areas such as Information systems research and Knowledge sharing. His Information security study combines topics in areas such as Factorial survey, Compliance, Applied psychology and Normative social influence, Normative.

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Best Publications

Electronic meeting systems

J. F. Nunamaker;Alan R. Dennis;Joseph S. Valacich;Douglas Vogel.
Communications of The ACM (1991)

2553 Citations

Media, tasks, and communication processes: a theory of media synchronicity

Alan R. Dennis;Robert M. Fuller;Joseph S. Valacich.
Management Information Systems Quarterly (2008)

1506 Citations

Testing Media Richness Theory in the New Media: the Effects of Cues, Feedback, and Task Equivocality

Alan R. Dennis;Susan T. Kinney.
Information Systems Research (1998)

1366 Citations

Rethinking media richness: towards a theory of media synchronicity

A.R. Dennis;J.S. Valacich.
hawaii international conference on system sciences (1999)

1329 Citations

Information technology to support electronic meetings

Alan R. Dennis;Joey F. George;Len M. Jessup;Jay F. Nunamaker.
Management Information Systems Quarterly (1988)

1130 Citations

Systems Analysis and Design: An Object-Oriented Approach with UML

Alan Dennis;Barbara Haley Wixom;David Tegarden.

1025 Citations


R. Brent Gallupe;Alan R. Dennis;William H. Cooper;Joseph S. Valacich.
Academy of Management Journal (1992)

998 Citations

Understanding fit and appropriation effects in group support systems via meta-analysis

Alan R. Dennis;Barbara H. Wixom;Robert J. Vandenberg.
Management Information Systems Quarterly (2001)

778 Citations

Computer brainstorms: More heads are better than one.

Alan R. Dennis;Joseph S. Valacich.
Journal of Applied Psychology (1993)

772 Citations

Idea Generation in Computer-Based Groups: A New Ending to an Old Story

Joseph S. Valacich;Alan R. Dennis;Terry Connolly.
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (1994)

617 Citations

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