Richard Vidgen

Richard Vidgen is Professor of Systems Thinking in the Hull University Business School. He worked for fifteen years in the IT industry as a programmer, systems analyst, and project manager. On leaving industry he studied for a PhD in Information Systems at the University of Salford and then worked at the School of Management, University of Bath and the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. He has published research articles in leading journals including Information Systems Research, Information & Management, European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Information Technology, Omega, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and the Information Systems Journal. His current research interests include: the application of complex adaptive systems theory and social networks to the study of information system development and to organizations in general; Internet quality and Web site usability; and, the assessment of scholarly influence and journal quality.


Agile and Lean Service-Oriented Development: Foundations, Theory, and Practice
Xiaofeng Wang, Nour Ali, Isidro Ramos, Richard Vidgen. © 2013. 312 pages.
Challenges in unpredictable markets, changing customer requirements, and advancing information technologies have lead to progression towards service oriented engineering and...
Scholarly Influence Research (SIR): Augmenting Ideational Influence with Social Influence
Hirotoshi Takeda, Duane P. Truex, Michael J. Cuellar, Richard Vidgen. © 2012. 15 pages.
Following previous research findings, this paper argues that the currently predominant method of evaluating scholar performance - publication counts in “quality” journals - is...