Texas Tech University

Rawls Has the 13th Most Influential MIS Researcher in the World

March 28, 2011

According to a 2011 research project conducted at Georgia State University, James Wetherbe, Stevenson Chaired Professor of MIS at the Rawls College of Business, was ranked as the 13th most influential researcher in the field of management information systems in the world. The study evaluated scholarly influence based upon Social Network Analysis Metrics. Influence is defined as the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others.