Department of Digitalization

Associate professor

Room: HOW/60-3.18
E-mail: aba.digi@cbs.dk

Abayomi Baiyere is an Associate Professor at the Digitalization Department of Copenhagen Business School, a Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, and a visiting scholar at the University of Turku. Before joining academia, he worked for companies such as SAP, ABN AMRO (Dialogues Incubator), and as an Entrepreneur. His research interest sits at the intersection of digital transformation, digital disruption, and the societal impact of digitalization. His studies have looked at these issues from an organizational and societal perspective. His research mostly takes a design science, ethnographic, and mixed methods orientation, among other approaches.

Some of his research has been recognized with best paper awards or nominations such as – AoM CTO 2022 best paper award | JAIS 2021 best paper honourary mention | CMCE 2021 research award | EJIS 2020 best paper award | AoM OCIS 2020 best-published paper award runner-up (ISR) | ECIS 2020 best paper award nominee | MCIS 2018 best paper award winner and | ICIS 2017 Paperathon joint winner, among others. He currently leads the Digital Disruption and Transformation special interest group of ISPIM and also leads the Theory of Digital Theme at DIGI in CBS. He has served as the Ph.D. community coordinator for ISPIM and as an executive member of the CTO (formerly OCIS) division of AoM. He currently serves as an associate editor of Information Systems Journal - ISJ and on the editorial board of Information and Organization. His work has been accepted in journals such as Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), California Management Review (CMR), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (TFSC), among others.

Primary research areas
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Disruption
  • Digital Work
  • Design Science Research
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  • Research Methods
  • Digital Strategy
  • Digital Business
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Entrepreneurship

Not available for master thesis supervision

Selected publications
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Abayomi Baiyere; Sabrina Schneider; Mari-Klara Stein / Digital Work : A Conceptual Clarification.
In: Proceedings of the 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. ed. /Tung X. Bui. Honolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2023, p. 4588-4597 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Markus Philipp Zimmer; Abayomi Baiyere; Hannu Salmela / Digital Workplace Transformation : Subtraction Logic as Deinstitutionalising the Taken-for-granted.
In: Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Vol. 32, No. 1, 3.2023
Journal article > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Varun Grover; Kalle Lyytinen; Stephanie Woerner; Alok Gupta / Digital “x” - Charting a Path for Digital-Themed Research
In: Information Systems Research, Vol. 34, No. 2, 6.2023, p. 463-486
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Fürstenau; Abayomi Baiyere; Kai Schewina; Matthias Schulte-Althoff; Hannes Rothe / Extended Generativity Theory on Digital Platforms
In: Information Systems Research, 17.3.2023
Journal article > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Nicholas Berente; Michel Avital / On Digital Theorizing, Clickbait Research, and the Cumulative Tradition
In: Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 38, No. 1, 3.2023, p. 67-73
Comment/debate > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Robert D. Galliers; Hannu Salmela; Tommi Tapanainen / The Backstory of "Digital Agility Theory"
In: Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2023, 10 p., p. 619-628
Editorial > peer review
Shama Patel; Abayomi Baiyere; Christian Garmann Johnsen / Beyond Practice : Assemblage Thinking in Sociomateriality Research.
In: Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2022 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Hannu Salmela; Abayomi Baiyere; Tommi Tapanainen; Robert D. Galliers / Digital Agility : Conceptualizing Agility for the Digital Era.
In: Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2022, p. 1080-1101
Journal article > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Daniel Fürstenau / Digital Practices
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-second Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonja Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2022, 6 p. (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere / Fostering Innovation Ecosystems : Enablers and Challenges.
In: Proceedings of the XXXIII ISPIM Innovation Conference 2022: Innovating in a Digital World. . ed. /Leandro Bitetti; Iain Bitran; Steffen Conn; Jessica Fishburn; Eelko Huizingh; Marko Torkkeli; Jialei Yang. Lappeenranta : Lappeenranta University of Technology 2022
Article in proceedings > peer review
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