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Jordan B. Barlow

Jordan B. Barlow

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jbbarlow [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
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  • Associate Instructor
  • PhD Candidate
  • Managing Editor, MISQE


  • Bloomington


  • Master of Information Systems Management, Brigham Young University, 2010
  • BS, Information Systems, Brigham Young University, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Small Business Technology Consultant, Squire & Co, 2010-2011
  • IT Training Supervisor, LDS Missionary Training Center, 2008-2011

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • 2014, Outstanding Graduate Student Award, IU Graduate and Professional Student Organization
  • 2012-2014, Operations and Decision Technologies Fellowship
  • 2012, Best Reviewer Award, Dewald Roode Information Security Workshop
  • 2011-2012, Kelley School of Business Dean's Fellowship

Professional Interests

Collaboration (collective intelligence, computer-mediated communication, virtual teams); IT security

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, playing the piano, and traveling

Current Projects

  • Barlow, J.B., and A.R. Dennis, "Not As Smart As We Think: A Study of Collective Intelligence in Virtual Groups".
  • Barlow, J.B., M. Warkentin, D. Ormond, and A.R. Dennis, "Don’t even think about it! Anti-neutralization, information, and normative influence in information security compliance."
  • Lowry, P.B., J. Wall, and J.B. Barlow, "Selective organizational rule violations under conditions of strain and excess: Explaining and predicting violations of externally governed privacy and security rules".
  • Barlow, J.B. "Emergent roles in computer-mediated work: Group member perceptions of trust, communication, and performance".
  • Bala, H., M. Tarafdar, and J.B. Barlow, "The Impacts of System Implementation on Role Perceptions and IS Use-Related Activity: A Coping Perspective".
  • Bala, H., A. Deokur, and J.B. Barlow, "The Effects of Business Process Flexibility and Environmental Dynamism on Individual Performance".
  • Bala, H., A. Bhagwatwar, and J.B. Barlow, "Exploring the Relationships between Business Process Characteristics and Outcomes at Group and Individual Levels".
  • Barlow, J.B. "Examining team-level outcomes in co-authorship networks in MIS".


Jordan Brett Barlow is a PhD candidate and associate instructor in the Operations and Decision Technologies department at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. His current research interests include two broad areas: (1) collaboration (e.g., collective intelligence, CMC, distributed teams) and (2) IT security. Jordan’s research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Group Decision and Negotiation, Computer & Security, and Communications of the AIS. He has taught A337/S400 (accounting information systems) and K201 (the computer in business). He is currently working as managing editor of MIS Quarterly Executive. Previously, Jordan was employed as a small business and technology consultant for Squire & Co in Orem, Utah.

Selected Publications

  • Lowry, P.B., Moody, G.D., Gaskin, J., Galletta, D.F., Humphreys, S., Barlow, J.B., and Wilson, D.W. (2013), "Evaluating Journal Quality and the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Senior Scholars’ Journal Basket via Bibliometric Measures: Do Expert Journal Assessments Add Value?" MIS Quarterly, 37(4): 993-1012.

  • Bartelt, V., Dennis, A.R., Yuan, L., and Barlow, J.B. (2013), "Individual Priming in Virtual Team Decision-Making," Group Decision and Negotiation, 22(5): 873-896.

  • Barlow, J.B., Warkentin, M., Ormond, D., and Dennis, A.R. (2013). Don’t make excuses! Discouraging neutralization to reduce IT policy violation. Computers & Security, 39, 145-159.

  • Barlow, Jordan B., Justin S. Giboney, Ryan M. Schuetzler, David W. Wilson, Mark J. Keith, Paul B. Lowry, and Anthony Vance (2011), "Overview and Guidance on Agile Development in Large Organizations", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 25-44. Read Abstract ››