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Jo Ellen Moore, Professor of Computer Management and Information Systems


Academic Background

Ph.D., Indiana University, Management
M.S., Illinois State University, Psychology
B.A., Millikin University, Mathematics

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Professional Background

Dr. Moore's interest and studies in organizational behavior and HR are reflected in the research that she does. Key publications include:

Ply, Janet, Moore, Jo Ellen, Williams, Clay K., and Thatcher, Jason. IS Employee Attitudes and Perceptions at Varying Levels of Software Process Maturity. Forthcoming at MIS Quarterly.

Moore, Jo Ellen, and Love, Mary Sue (2011). An Examination of Prestigious Stigma: The Case of the Technology Geek. International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in IT, 1(2), 1-25.

Moore, Jo Ellen, and Williams, Clay (2011). Selection: The Crux of IT HR Management. In Jerry Luftman (Ed.), Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, pp. 46-65.

Moore, Jo Ellen (2010). When Projects Bump into Reality. Cutter Benchmark Review, 10(4), 5-9.

Riemenschneider, C.K., Armstrong, D.J., and Moore, J.E. (2009). Meeting the Demand for IT Workers: A Call for Research. European Journal of Information Systems, 18, 458-461.

Moore, Jo Ellen, and Love, Mary Sue (2008). Geeks and Non-Geeks Working Together: A Winning Playbook! Cutter Benchmark Review, 8(10), 5-11.

Agarwal, R., Brown, C.V., Ferratt, T., and Moore, J.E. (2006). Five Mindsets for Retaining IT Staff. MIS Quarterly Executive, 5(3), 137-150.

Ferratt, T., Agarwal, R., Brown, C.V., and Moore, J.E. (2005). IT Human Resource Management Configurations and Effectiveness in Achieving Ideal Turnover: Theoretic Synthesis and Empirical Analysis. Information Systems Research, 16(3), 237-255.

Moore, Jo Ellen, and Love, Mary Sue (2005). IT Professionals as Organizational Citizens. Communications of the ACM, 48(6), 88-93.

Moore, Jo Ellen, and Burke, Lisa A. (2002). How to Turn Around 'Turnover Culture' in IT. Communications of the ACM, 45(2), 73-78.

Moore, Jo Ellen (2000). One Road to Turnover: An Examination of Work Exhaustion in Technology Professionals. MIS Quarterly, 24(1), 141-168.

Moore, Jo Ellen (2000). Why Is This Happening? A Causal Attribution Approach to Work Exhaustion Consequences. Academy of Management Review, 25(2), 335-349.

Moore, Jo Ellen (1999). Are You Burning Out Valuable Human Resources? HR Magazine, January 1999, 93-97.

As an expert on job burnout in IT personnel, Dr. Moore has been quoted in The Boston Globe, Omaha World-Herald, Computerworld, and Harvard Management Update. In the IS research community, she served as Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly from 2004 through 2007 and now serves on the Editorial Board of MIS Quarterly Executive. Dr. Moore is also Senior Editor at The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Moore worked in the financial industry as an Information Systems Manager, Project Leader, Systems Programmer, and Applications Programmer/Analyst. She has earned and maintains the PMP ® (Project Management Professional) certification.

At SIUE, Dr. Moore applies her industry experience, PMP ® credential, and her studies in human behavior to teach project management (CMIS 540). She also enjoys teaching a few sections of the capstone course for CMIS undergraduates (CMIS 470), injecting project management practices into that class. And to keep the programmer synapses firing, Dr. Moore teaches SAP ABAP Programming (CMIS 588) once a year.

In addition to classroom teaching, Dr. Moore conducts workshops through the Executive Education division of the SIUE School of Business. Her topics include: Project Scope and Integration, Project Communications Management, Project HR Management, Earned Value Analysis, and Solving the Real Project Mystery - People.