International congress debates use of information technology in public and private sector management
Professor Luiz Antonio Joia, the chief researcher of the Electronic Government and Business Laboratory (e:lab) at FGV’s Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), took part in the 25th edition of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2019). The event was held in Cancún, Mexico, from August 15 to 17.
During the conference, Joia presented a paper of his titled “Intrafirm Knowledge Sharing in the Oil & Gas Industry in Brazil: A Delphi Approach,” developed in conjunction with Tássia Silva, who has an academic master’s in administration from FGV EBAPE. The paper sought to answer the following research question: How are key success factors for intrafirm knowledge sharing ordered, in line with the nationality of oil and gas sector companies operating in Brazil?
Professor Joia also participated in the annual meeting of the Latin America Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (LACAIS), of which he is one of the founders, and he recently had guidance meetings regarding the implementation of smart cities with PhD students at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
AMCIS, sponsored by the Association for Information Systems (AIS), is one of the leading congresses in the area of information systems, encompassing the use of information and communications technology in public and private sector management.