Carol Saunders, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Saunders has received lifetime accomplishment awards from two disciplines: the LEO award in the Information Systems (IS) discipline and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the OCIS Division of the Academy of Management. She also is an Association of Information Systems Fellow and a Schoeller Senior Fellow. She served on a number of editorial boards, including a three-year term as Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly.

She served as General Conference Chair of the premier IS conference, ICIS, and is serving as the program co-chair of AMCIS 2015. She helped found the Organization Communication and Information Systems (OCIS) division of the Academy of Management and served in a variety of positions including its program chair and division chair. She was the Distinguished Fulbright Scholar at the Wirtschafts Universitaet – Wien (WU) in Austria and earlier held a Professional Fulbright with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. She has held research chairs in Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Netherlands.

Her current research interests include overload, sourcing, virtual teams, and time. She has published in top-ranked management, IS, computer science and communication journals. She now serves on several editorial boards including Organization Science. She is Vice President of Publications for the Association of Information Systems.


Saunders, C., Wiener, M., Klett, S. and Sprenger, S. (forthcoming). The Impact of Mental Representations on ICT-Related Overload in the Use of Mobile Phones, Journal of Management Information Systems.

Mueller, S., Mathiassen, L. and Saunders, C. (2017). Political Maneuvering during Business Process Transformation: A Pluralist Approach, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, 18(3).

Wu, Y. and Saunders, C. (2016). Governing the Fiduciary Relationship in Information Security Services, Decision Support Systems, 92, 57-67.

Wiener, M., Remus, U. Maehring, M. and Saunders, C. (2016). Control Configuration and Control Enactment in Information Systems Projects: Review and Expanded Theoretical Framework, MIS Quarterly, 40(3), 741-774.

Saunders, C., Rutkowski, A.F., Pluyter, R. and Spangers, R. (2016). Health Information Technologies: From Hazardous to the Dark Side, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(7), 1767 – 1772.

Hossbach, N., Wiener, M. and Saunders, C. (2016). The Unfolding of Value Sources during Online Business Model Transformation, Journal of Business Models, 4(2).

Aubert, B., Saunders, C., Wiener, M., Denk, R. and Wolfermann, T. (2016). How adidas Realized Benefits from a Contrary IT Multisourcing Strategy, MIS Quarterly Executive, 15(3).


Saunders, C. “A Rejoinder to Iivari (2016): Communications of the Association for Information Systems,” Vol. 34, January 2016.

Sarker, Suprateek; Agarwal, Ritu; Goes, Paulo; Gregor, Shirley; Henfridsson, Ola; Saunders, Carol; and Tan, Bernard, 2015 “Roles and Responsibilities of a Senior Editor,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 16: Iss. 9, Article 1.

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