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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
November 22, 2020 Vol. 21, No. 24


Inaugural newsletter issue was May 10, 2000, this is issue 534.


In this issue

1) Why do some managers resist using DSS?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Why do some managers resist using DSS?

by Daniel J. Power

Opposing change, especially technology change, is common and often times misguided. Rational opposition to change is needed however, and is desirable. Given that most decision support systems (DSS) have positive benefits, why do some managers resist using them? Is the resistance to decision support systems rational? Can resistance to the system be reduced and overcome? Let's examine seven possible explanations for resistance to building or using computerized decision support (DSS).

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

11/19/2020 Near acquires location intelligence platform Teemo. Check release.

11/18/2020 Crop science meets data science as SAS and Boragen partner to protect crops. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. ICIS 2020 is Going Virtual on December 13-16, 2020, with pre-ICIS events beginning on December 12. Check the website at URL https://icis2020.aisconferences.org/

2. Call for articles Journal of Business Analytics, an official journal of the Operational Research Society. The journal serves the emerging and rapidly growing community of business analytics both in academia and industry. Check https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tjba20/current.

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Power & Heavin (2018) argue "Digital disruption is accelerating. Implementing a successful digital transformation strategy requires that senior managers make trade-off decisions to reinvent a business. Equally important all decision makers must learn to ask the right questions, use data and computer support in decision making, and increase their knowledge and skills. Creating a data-centric culture and rewarding data-based decision making leads to successful digital transformation."

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