Dr Maha Shaikh’s CV

RESEARCH INTERESTS
1. Free/Libre/Open Source Software
2. Open Source Adoption by the Public and Private Sector
3. Open Standards, Open Government, and Open Data
4. Business Models for Open Source Innovation
5. Organizational Learning
6. Organizing and Governance
7. Science and Technology Studies

TEACHING INTERESTS
1. Information Systems
2. Systems Analysis and Design
3. E-Business
4. Business Information Systems Design
5. Social Studies of ICT’s

WORK EXPERIENCE
2011-present, Assistant Professor: Warwick Business School

2010-present, Research Fellow: OpenForum Europe
2010-2011, Visiting Lecturer: Warwick Business School
2007-present, Research Fellow: Professor Brian Fitzgerald, LERO, University of Limerick
2009-2010, Research Associate: Innovation and Entrepreneurial Group, Imperial College Business School
2007-2009, Research Officer: Professor Leslie Willcocks, The London School of Economics and Political Science
2007-present, co-Chief Examiner for Unit 60: Introduction to Information Systems, External Programme, University of London
2007 (March)-2007 (September), Research Fellow: Dr Julia Kotlarsky, Warwick Business School
2007 -2010 (March-April): Revision Session Lecturer: External Programme, University of London representative in Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), Singapore
2006 (Feb)-2006 (Dec): Research Coordinator: Information Systems and Innovation Group, London School of Economics and Political Science
2000-2009, Class Teacher: The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
2001-2004, Research Assistant to Dr Susan Scott: The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
2000-present, External Examiner: The University of London
2000-2010, Process Coordinator for External Examinations: The University of London
2001 (January)-2006 (November), Subwarden of LSE residence: Sidney Webb House, The London School of Economics and Political Science
2002-2003, Guest Lectured: Sheffield University
2003, Lectured: London School of Economics and Political Science’s Higher Education Summer School
2000-2002, Occasional Research Assistant: The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Systems)
The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
Dissertation Title: Version Control Software in the Open Source Process: A Performative View of Learning and Organizing in the Linux Collectif
Dissertation Supervisor: Dr Tony Cornford
PhD Viva Examiners: Professor Brian Fitzgerald and Professor Debra Howcroft

Master of Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (ADMIS)
The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
Dissertation Title: The Motivation of Hackers in Open Source

COURSES TAUGHT
IB2430, Business Systems Development, 2010-2013
IB2420, Foundations of Information Systems, 2010-2012
IS 470, Social Studies of Information Systems, 2007 – 2009
MG 150, E-Business in the Digital Age, 2008 – 2012 (Summer School)
IS 471, Systems Development, 2000 – 2004 (4 Terms)
IS 143, Information Technology and Society, 2003 – 2006 (6 Terms)

 
SOME PUBLICATIONS

  • Hierarchy, Laboratory and Collective: Unveiling Linux as Innovation, Machination and Constitution: (2010) with Tony Cornford and Claudio Ciborra in the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, December Special Issue on Open Source
  • The Shifting Conceptualisation of Coordination of Work in Changing Organisational Forms: An Open Source Example (2010) with Katerina Voutsina and Dimitra Petrakaki. in EGOS – European Group of Organizational Studies, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30 – July 3.
  • Letting Go of Control’ to Embrace Open Source: Implications for Company and Community: with Tony Cornford. In the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 43, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii, January, 2010.
  • Management and Innovation of eBusiness: (2010) with Antonio Cordella, Aaron Martin, and Steve Smithson. A Subject Guide for the External Programme of the University of London. Unit 167.
  • D12.6: Making Sense of Open-Sourcing in Practice: (2009) Deliverable for Workpackage12: Socio-Economic Models for Digital Ecosystems: Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) EU Funded Project: University of Limerick and LSE, London.
  • An Examination of the Use of Open Source Software Processes as a Global Software Development Solution for Commercial Software Engineering (2009) with Gary Gaughan and Brian Fitzgerald. in EUROMICRO-SEAA 2009, Patras, Greece, August 27-29, 2009, pp. 20-27.
  • Innovating with Open Sourcing: Governance Concerns for Managers: with Tony Cornford. In the AMCIS 2009 Proceedings, San Francisco, California, USA,   Paper 308.
  • Managerial Strategies for Open-Sourcing Innovation: (2009) with Tony Cornford. In The Third Global Sourcing Workshop: The Impacts of Global IS Sourcing on Engineering, Technology and Innovation Management, Keystone, Colorado, 22-25 March 2009.
  • Open-Sourcing: On the Road to the Ultimate Global Source?: (2008) with Tony Cornford. In the Second Global Sourcing Workshop, Val d’Isere, France, March 2008.
  • D8.3: Review of Open Knowledge Initiatives – Successes and Failures. Evolving Characterization of the OSS 2.0 Phenomenon: (2008) Deliverable for Work Package 8: Open Source and Open Knowledge for the Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) EU Funded Project: University of Limerick and LSE, London.
  • An Examination of the Use of Inner Source in Multinational Corporations: with Gary Gaughan, Brian Fitzgerald and Lorraine Morgan in 1st OPAALS Workshop, Rome, Italy, 26-27th November, 2007.
  • M8.1: Review of Open Knowledge Initiatives: (2007) Workpackage 8: Open Source and Open Knowledge for the Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) EU Funded Project:University of Limerick and LSE, London.
  • Becoming and Including in Sociotechnical Collectives: A Study of Version Control in Linux”, with Tony Cornford, in AOM Open Source Software Research Development Workshop, part of the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2006.
  • Do Penguins Eat Scallops?, with Tony Cornford and Claudio Ciborra, in the European Journal of Information Systems, 14 (5), p. 518-521, 2005.
  • Learning/Organizing in Linux:: A Study of the ‘Spaces in between’: with Tony Cornford in The 27th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2005). Open Source Application Spaces: 5th Workshop on Open Source Software Engineering, St. Louis, Missouri, USA,17th May 2005, pp. 57-61,
  • Actor Network Theory and After: What’s New for IS Research?: with Antonio Cordella, in the European Conference of Information Systems proceedings, Naples, Italy, June, 2003.
  • Version Management Tools: CVS to BK in the Linux Kernel: with Tony Cornford, in the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering proceedings – Taking Stock of the Bazaar: The 3rd Workshop on Open Source Software Engineering, Portland, Oregon, pp. 127-132, May 3rd, 2003.

 

CONFERENCE, and OTHER EVENTS

  • Collaborative Innovation: Company Perspective on Community Contribution (2010), with Tony Cornford, at the 8th Annual International Open and User Innovation Workshop, at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, August 2-4, 2010.
  • Organized and Chaired a Pre-ECIS event at ECIS 2009 on “Open Source and Innovation” in Verona, Italy.
  • March 2009 and 2010: Open-Source: Innovative Business Models in Practice: for the IS477 course at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • November 2008: Where, and What is Open Source, Today? for the IS470 course at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • Organized and co-Chaired the OPAALS Summer School (2008) in the University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, June 18-20.
  • Open-Sourcing Innovation Models: A Shift in Focus from Product to Process at the Open Innovation Workshop, organized by The Programme on Regional Innovation, The Cambridge-MIT Institute Partnership Programme; the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK. 22nd and 23rd May, 2008.
  • Open-sourcing: On the Road to the Ultimate Global Source?: with Tony Cornford, 2nd Global Sourcing, Services, Knowledge and Innovation Workshop, Val d’Isere, France, 10-13 March 2008.
  • Panel: Ethical and Legal Implications of Software Design: with Dan Burke, Keith Miller, Matteo Turilli and Marty Wolf, NA-CAP 2007.
  • July 2003: ‘Free/Open Source Communities’ at the Higher Education Summer School at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
  • The Role of Version Control: Move from CVS to BK in the Linux Kernel: with Tony Cornford, 3rd Workshop on Open Source Software Engineering, 2003.
  • March 2003: ‘The Open Source Business Model’ at Sheffield University, UK.
  • January 2002: ‘The Open Source Phenomenon’ at Sheffield University, UK.


SPECIAL AWARDS and HONOURS

Teaching Award for Outstanding Contribution based on Peer Review and Student Feedback, Information Systems Department, LSE 2006
ECIS Doctoral Consortium, LSE representative, 2002
Research Studentship, LSE, 2003.
Research Studentship, LSE, 2004.
Research Studentship, LSE, 2005.


OTHER ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Peer reviewer for:
European Journal of Information Systems
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
Information Systems Journal
Information Technology and People
Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organizations
Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems
Journal of Information Technology
ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology
IEEE Software
Communications of the ACM
International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS)
European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS)
Academy of Management (AoM)
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS)
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
International Conference Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (XP)
International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym)
European Academy of Management (EURAM)
Global Sourcing Workshop (GSW)