Michael Barrett, Professor of Information Systems & Innovation Studies and Director of Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been named the fourth Editor-in-Chief at the leading journal Information and Organization.
Michael, who is also Academic Director of Cambridge Digital Innovation, has been associated with the journal published by Elsevier for three decades including as a member of the Editorial Board and Senior Editor.
“I am honoured, humbled, and delighted to begin my tenure,” Michael said in article published in the journal. “Through my current role as Director of Research at Cambridge Judge, I have become more mindful of the importance of our research in making valued contributions to knowledge as well as creating impact beyond the field in practice and policy.”
In the article, entitled “The 3 I’s of the Information and Organization Oracle: Interdisciplinary, Innovative, Impactful”, Michael says the journal is distinctive and “embodies the commitment to interdisciplinarity, crossing boundaries to explore digital phenomena primarily in organisations and more widely in society.”
“I am fortunate to have inherited this amazing global platform of scholarship to embark on taking I&O to the next level while celebrating and appreciating its strong foundations.”