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Dr Patrick Stacey

Formerly at Lancaster University

Patrick Stacey

PhD supervision

Socio-technical processes pertaining to computer game (and similar artifacts) design and development

My Role

Further internal roles include: 

Management Science Website Facilitator

Stakeholder on the VLE redesign (invited by Robert Fildes and Ellie Hamilton)

Member of the Management Science Masters Committee

Lancaster University Chapter Convenor for The Independent Games development Association, UK (TIGA)

Initiator and leader of the LUMS Writing club: I established and organise this, which is a weekly two-hour session every alternate Friday and Thursday for LUMS faculty to focus on completing their papers. It has attracted staff from all across LUMS.

Professional Role

Co-director (Highwire)

Research Interests

Socio-technical dynamics of systems design and development processes. Key areas: emotion in systems design/development, emotion-centred service system design, emotion-centric gamification, improvisation (particularly the affective aspects). Particular theoretical lenses: structuration theory, sensemaking, appraisal theory. 

Current Research

Socio-technical dynamics of systems design and development processes. Key areas: emotion in systems design/development, emotion-centred service system design, emotion-centric gamification, improvisation (particularly the affective aspects). 

Publication metrics (Dec 2014): H-index 4, Citations: 182

External Roles

Associate Editor for the journal IT & People

Associate Editor for the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)

Co-chair: AMCIS 2015 Mini-track on “Negative Cognitions due to IS use.” 

ESRC Grant Reviewer

Invited to be a Track Chair at ICIS 2011

Program Committee Member of MCIS (Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Enterprise Engineering track)

Program Committee Member of  LESS (4th Lean Enterprise Software and Systems Conference)

Discussant for Organizational Communication and IS track, Academy of Management (2009)

Reviewer for the following conferences and journals: 

  • MIS Quarterly
  • Journal for the Association of Information Systems
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
  • The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC)
  • Long Range Planning
  • Academy of Management
  • Construction Management and Economics
  • The Scientific World Journal 

 

University of Bolzano: I have established a research relationship with the Free University of Bolzano (FUB), Italy since April 2014. Myself and two others there (Prof. Pekka Abrahamsson and Dr. Wang Xiao Feng) are running an international study of emotion in IS development teams. 

Former member of the AIM Scholars Pool. 

Former Associate Fellow of Warwick Business School. 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), MRes, PhD

Profile

Dr. Patrick Stacey has twenty years of combined experience in industry as a software engineer and in academia at institutions such as Imperial College and Warwick Business School. He is currently a Lecturer of Information Systems at Lancaster University Management School. He is also the Co-Director of the Highwire doctoral training centre, a founding member of the national NEMODE think-tank on business models, a Chapter Convenor of TIGA, and an Associate Editor for the International Conference on Information Systems. His research focuses on structurationist and emotion-centred interpretations of phenomena in computer games development and product-service system settings. His notable publications include “Making sense of sensemaking narratives” (Human Relations), “Opening up to agile games development” (Communications of the ACM) and “A temporal perspective of the computer games development process” (Information Systems Journal). He lectures on E-business, systems design, special topics for PhD, and research methods.

Current Teaching

Design and Innovation in IS/IT (IT015, HIGH403)

E-Business (EBIN501, IT011, MSCI375)

Special Topics for PhD (HIGH401)

Highwire Project Supervisiion (HIGH400)

ITMOC Project Supervision (IT013, IT06)

 

Additional Information

Honours and Awards

Best Paper Award at the ACM Web Science conference, June 2014: KERSHAW, D., ROWE, M. and STACEY, P., (2014) “Towards tracking and analysing regional alcohol consumption patterns in the UK through the use of social media”

Runner-up for Best Paper Award at the 44th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Hawaii, January 2011: STACEY, P., TETHER, B. AND BASCAVUSOGLU-MOREAU, E. (2011) "Empathic service systems: 'designing' emotion in a cancer care service system."

Appointed Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Scholar (July 2009)

Runner-up for Best Paper Award at the 40th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Hawaii, January 2007: STACEY, P., NANDHAKUMAR, J and BROWN, AD (2007) "Making sense of stories: the development of a new mobile computer game"

Best Software Application on Singapore’s Broadband Network: “1-ON-ONE”, awarded by the National Computer Board, Singapore, 1998

Percy Law Award for Academic Excellence, awarded by the Rotary Club, Retford, UK, 1988

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