Co-Director Institute for Leadership in Technology & Management (ILTM)

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Teaching Interests

  • Management information systems

Courses Developed & Taught at Bucknell

  • Mgmt 240: Introduction to Information Systems
  • Mgmt 342: Special Topics in Information Systems
  • Caps 496: Living in the Information Age

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Dean, D., Hender, J.M.,Rodgers, T.L., and Santanen, E.L. (2006). "Identifying Quality, Novel, and Creative Ideas: Constructs and Scales for Idea Evaluation." Journal of the Association of Information Systems, v7, nlO, Article 30.

Santanen, E. L., Briggs, R. 0., and de Vreede, G. J., (2004). "Causal Relationships in Creative Problem Solving: Comparing Facilitation Interventions for Ideation," Journal of Management Information Systems, v20, n4, p167-198.

de Vreede, G, Briggs,R., Santanen, E., (1999). "Group Support Systems for Innovative Information Science Education,"  Lead article in the Inaugural issue of the Journal of Informatics Education ond Research, v1, n1, p1-9.

Peer Reviewed  Book Chapters

Santanen, E. L., (2007, accepted paper). "Leveraging Creativity Through Group Support Systems: Advances in theory and practice."  In J.F. Nunamaker,Jr., (Ed.), Advances in MIS,Volume I.

Foundations of Collaboration. M.E. Sharpe, Inc. This paper has been accepted for publication and is currently undergoing revisions.

Santanen, E. L., (2006). "Opening the Black Box of Creativity: Causal effects in creative solution generation." In L. Thompson and H.-S. Choi (Eds.) Creativity and Innovation in Organizations. Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ.

Double Blind Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Kolfschoten, G., Santanen, E., {2007). "Reconceptualizing Generate thinkLets: the Role of the Modifier," Proceedings of the 40th Hawaiian Internal Conference on System Sciences, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press,2007 (10 pages).

Helquist, J., Santanen, E., Kruse, W., {2007). "Participant-driven GSS: Quality of brainstorming and allocation of participant resources," Proceedings of the 40th Hawaiian Internal Conference on System Sciences, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press,2007, {9 pages).

Santanen, E., Kolfschoten, G., and Golla,K.,(2006). "The Collaboration Engineering Maturity Model," Proceedings of the 39th Hawaiian Internal Conference on System Sciences, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2006,(10 pages).

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Santanen, E.L.,(2005), "Resolving Ideation Paradoxes: Seeing apples as oranges through  the clarity  ofthinkLets," Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2005 (10 pages).

Santanen, E. L., and de Vreede, G. J., (2004). "Creative Approaches to Measuring Creativity: Comparing the Effectiveness of Four Divergence thinkLets," Proceedings of the 31h Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2004 (10 pages).

Santanen, E. L.,Briggs, R. 0., and de Vreede, G. J., (2003). "The Impact of Stimulus Diversity on Creative Solution Generation: An Evaluation of the Cognitive Network  Model of Creativity," Proceedings of the 36th Annual  Hawaii International  Conference  on System Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2003 (10 pages).

Santanen, E. L., Briggs, R. 0., and de Vreede,G. J.,  (2002). "Toward an Understanding  of Creative Solution Generation," Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference an System Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2002 {10 pages).

Santanen, E.,Briggs, R., deVreede G., (2000). "The Cognitive Network  Model of Creativity: a New Causal Model of Creativity and a New Brainstorming Technique,"  Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2000 (10 pages).

Lee, J.D.,Hickey, A.M., Zhang, D., Santanen, E., Zhou, L., (2000). "ColD SPA: A Tool For Collaborative Process Model Development," Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2000 (10 pages).

Santanen, E., Briggs, R., deVreede G., (1999}. "The Cognitive Network Model of Creativity and Directed  Brainstorming," EuroGDSS Workshop,Copenhagen, Denmark.

Santanen, E., Briggs, R., deVreede G., {1999}. "The Cognitive Network Model of Creativity Using Directed Brainstorming with a new Causal Model of Creativity,"  Research-In-Progress Track of the 20th annual meeting of the International Conference on Information Systems, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Briggs, R.O., Mittleman, D.D., Santanen, E.L.,Gillman,D., (1997). "Collaborative Molecules: A Component-Based Architecture for GSS," Proceedings of the 1997 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Indianapolis, Indiana,pp. 569-571.

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