Associate Professor of Information Systems
Carroll School of Management
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Course Wikis (password required): MI621
• Using collaborative technologies (e.g. Web 2.0/ Social Media) for knowledge creation and sharing
• Strategic use of information technology (particularly social media) to create business value in firms.
• Managing knowledge for organizational advantage, particularly healthcare organizations.
• Role of information systems in social networks.
A Little Bit About Me...
Gerald C. (Jerry) Kane is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. His research interests include exploring the role of information systems in social networks, organizational applications and implications of social media, and the use of IT in healthcare organizations. Dr. Kane has received grants from the National Science Foundation (CAREER) and from the US Army for his research on social media. He has twice been nominated by Boston College as the US Professor of the Year. His published research has appeared in such academic journals as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, Marketing Science, and Harvard Business Review, among others. Dr. Kane received his Ph.D. from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University and his M.B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University.
Selected Consulting Clients
Partner's Healthcare, Boston MA.
Kaiser-Permanente (Georgia Region), Atlanta GA.
SocialText, Inc. Palo Alto, CA
CA Learning, New York, NY.