Dr. Stein's research interests focus on decision making, creativity, corporate innovation, knowledge management, and sustainable ventures.
Stein, E.W., "The IDEAS Method: Nurturing Creativity, Performance and Innovation" Published by Barisoft LLC, 2011
Refereed Journal Articles and Papers
Stein, E.W., "A Comprehensive Multi-Criteria Model to Rank Electric Energy Production Technologies," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (in press).
I. Reychav, E.W. Stein, J. Weisberg, C. Glezer, "The Role of Knowledge Sharing in Raising the Task Innovativeness of Systems Analysts," International Journal of Knowledge Management, 8(2), 1-22, April-June 2012.
Stein, E.W and N. Ahmad., “Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) to Construct a Measure of the Magnitude of Consequences Component of Moral Intensity,” Journal of Business Ethics (online version Jan 2009).
Stein, E.W and N. Ahmad., “Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) to Construct a Measure of the Magnitude of Consequences Component of Moral Intensity,” the Journal of Business Ethics, (2009), 89:391-407 (Note: print version. Online version appeared January 2009)
Hornett, Andrea and Stein, E.W., "Mapping the Knowledge Management Domain of Ideas: Evidence from a Practice Group" International Journal of Knowledge Management, 2007, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1-25 (paper received Innovation Award from Idea Publishing)
Miscikowski, D. and Stein, E.W., “Empowering Employees to Pull the Quality Trigger with Knowledge-based Systems,” Quality Progress, October 2006, pp., 43-48
Stein, E. W., (2005). "A Qualitative Study of the Characteristics of a Community of Practice for Knowledge Management (KM) and its Success Factors," International Journal of Knowledge Management, (Jul-Sept), Volume 1, No. 3, 2005: 1-24.
Stein, E., Pauster, M., & May, D. (2003). "A Knowledge-based System to Improve the Quality of Titanium Melting," Expert Systems with Applications, 24 (2), 239-246.
Stein, E , Manco, M., Manco, S. "A Knowledge-Based System to Assist Administrators in Meeting Disability Act Requirements." Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 21: 2001: 65-74
Trevino, L. (Penn State), Webster, J. (University of Waterloo), Stein, E.W., "Making Connections: Complementary Influences on Communication Media Choices, Attitudes, and Use." Organization Science. Vol. 11, No. 2, March/April 2000.
Stein, E.W. and Miscikowski, D. (Quaker Oats Company), "FailSafe: Supporting Quality Decision Making with Expert Systems," Expert Systems with Applications Vol. 13, No. 4: 1999: 365-377.
Stein, E.W. "A Look at Expertise from a Social Perspective," refereed paper appearing in Expertise in Context: Human and Machine edited by Feltovich, P., Ford, K., and Hoffman R., Menlo Park, CA: AAAI/The MIT Press, 1997: 181-194.
Stein, E.W. , “Solutions to Trusting Computers Too Much: No Silver Bullet” Peer Commentary of “Why We Trust Computers Too Much” by Marianne Lafrance appearing in Technology Studies Special Issue on Technology and Ethics, Technology Studies, Issue 2, 1996: 192-195.
Stein, E.W. and Vandenbosch, B. (Case Western Reserve University), "Opportunities for and Obstacles to Organizational Learning during Advanced System Development," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall 1996: 115-136.
Stein, E.W. and V. Zwass (Fairleigh Dickenson University), "Actualizing Organizational Memory with Information Technology." Information Systems Research Vol. 6, No. 2: 85-117 (1995).
Stein, E.W., "Social and Individual Characteristics of Organizational Experts" International Journal of Expert Systems: Research & Applications, Vol. 8, No. 2: 121-143 (1995).
Stein, E.W. and Evans, D. (Kensey-Nash Company), "Anchor Inspector: Intended and Unintended Effects of a Graphics-Oriented Expert System," Expert Systems with Applications Vol. 9, No. 2: 103-113 (1995).
Stein, E.W., "Organizational Memory: Review of Concepts and Recommendations for Management." International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 15, No. 1: 17-32 (1995).
Stein, E.W., "A Method to Identify Candidates for Knowledge Acquisition." Journal of Management Information Systems. Vol. 9, No. 2: 161-178 (1992).
Stein, E.W., "Participatory Planning: An Interactive Management Approach." AORN Journal. Vol. 46, No. 3: 508-517 (1987).
Refereed Papers Appearing in Books
Stein, E.W., “Improvisation as model for real-time decision-making,” Appearing in the Annals of Information Systems, Special Volume in Decision Support Systems: Supporting real time decision-making: The role of context in decision support on the move. Edited by Frada Burstein, Patrick Brezillon, Arkady Zaslavsky, Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2011
Hornett, A. and Stein, E.W., “Advances in Knowledge Management: Mapping KM Concepts in Discourse that Shape Practice.” In Advances in KM book series: Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory and Transfer Behavior: Global Approaches and Advancements edited by Murray Jennex, Idea Publishing Group (Hershey, PA), 2008
Stein, E.W., “Factors that Contribute to the Success of Knowledge Management Communities of Practice.” In Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations edited by Murray Jennex, Idea Publishing Group (Hershey, PA), pp. 142-170, 2007
Stein, E.W. "A Look at Expertise from a Social Perspective," Invited Paper. In Expertise in Context: Human and Machine edited by Feltovich, P., Ford, K., and Hoffman R., Menlo Park, CA: AAAI/The MIT Press, 1997: 181-194.