Department of Digitalization

Associate professor

Room: HOW/60-3.14
E-mail: rg.digi@cbs.dk

Rob Gleasure is Associate Professor at the Department of Digitalization, Copenhagen Business School. He received his PhD from University College Cork in 2013 and his interests include crowds/online communities, distributed collaboration, design, and neuroIS. Rob is Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Decision Systems, has performed Chair duties for multiple international conferences, and he is a founding member of the Special Interest Group for Open Research (SIGOPEN). Rob’s research has appeared in outlets such as Information Systems Research, the Journal for the Association of Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Information Technology, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Sloan Management Review. Rob employs a range of qualitative and quantitative methods and is especially interested in exploring how systems can be designed to leverage intuition and interpersonal learning for social good.

Primary research areas
  • Crowdfunding/crowdsourcing
  • Technology-mediated collaboration
  • Design science/design thinking
  • Power and discourse
  • Emotion and empathy
  • Relationship between IT and physiology
Administrative tasks

Social media
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  • Designing and evaluating novel solutions for complex problems
  • Modelling bias, emotion, and power in technology-mediated interactions 
  • Crowdfunding, citizen science, open innovation, and other open systems
  • Any topics related
Other teaching activities

Selected publications
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Rob Gleasure / Circadian Rhythms and Social Media Information-Sharing
In: Information Systems and Neuroscience: NeuroIS Retreat 2019. . ed. /Fred D. Davis; René Riedl; Jan vom Brocke; Pierre-Majorique Léger; Adriane Randolph; Thomas Fischer. Cham : Springer 2020, p. 1-11 (Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation, Vol. 32)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Audrey Grace; Rob Gleasure; Patrick Finnegan; Tom Butler / Enabling Service Co-production : A Theory-building Case Study.
In: European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 28, No. 4, 8.2019, p. 413-438
Journal article > peer review
Emmanuel Eze; Rob Gleasure; Ciara Heavin / Planning and Positioning mHealth Interventions in Developing Countries
In: Health Policy and Technology, Vol. 8, No. 2, 6.2019, p. 137-142
Journal article > peer review
Rob Gleasure; Kieran Conboy; Lorraine Morgan / Talking Up a Storm : How Backers Use Public Discourse to Exert Control in Crowdfunded Systems Development Projects.
In: Information Systems Research, Vol. 30, No. 2, 6.2019, p. 447-465
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Eoin Whelan; Daniel McDuff; Rob Gleasure; Jan vom Brocke / How Emotion-sensing Technology Can Reshape the Workplace
In: MIT Sloan Management Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2018, p. 7-10
Journal article > peer review
Seán Nevin; Rob Gleasure / ICOs : Crowdfunding's Friend or Foe?.
In: Cutter Business Technology Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2018, p. 20-23
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Seán Nevin; Rob Gleasure; Philip O'Reilly; Joseph Feller; Shanping Li; Jerry Cristoforo / Jumping the Fence : How Consumer Sentiment on Social Media Changes after Crowdfunding.
In: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Social Media, ECSM 2018. ed. /Vincent Cunnane; Niall Corcoran. Reading : Academic Conferences and Publishing International 2018, p. 476-478
Article in proceedings > peer review
Emmanuel Eze; Rob Gleasure; Ciara Heavin / Mobile Health Solutions in Developing Countries : A Stakeholder Perspective.
In: Health Systems, 4.4.2018
Journal article > peer review
Seán Nevin; Rob Gleasure; Philip O'Reilly; Joseph Feller; Shanping Li; Jerry Cristoforo / The Impact of Equity Crowdfunding on Public Discourse on Social Media
Paper presented at 5th European Conference on Social Media. ECSM 2018, 2018
Paper > peer review
Rob Gleasure; Joseph Feller / What Kind of Cause Unites a Crowd? : Understanding Crowdfunding as Collective Action.
In: Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 19, No. 3, 8.2018, p. 223-236
Journal article > peer review
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Academic Interests

Outside activities


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