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Sonia Gantman

Senior Lecturer, Accountancy
Senior Lecturer, Bentley University
PhD, Bentley University, 2012
M.S., Bentley College, 2006
B.A., Tel Aviv University, 1995
Office: Adamian Academic Center 282sgantman@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Bentley University is a very special place for Dr. Sonia Gantman who earned both her Master and Doctorate degrees here. After completing her PhD, Gantman served at Providence College in RI, and left it in 2019 in the rank of Associate Professor in order to return to Bentley as a faculty member.

Teaching Interests

Accounting Information Systems; Data Analytics; Introductory accounting; Databases

Research Interests

Accounting Information Systems; Technology adoption in organizations; Communication and control in IT projects; IT Outsourcing; AIS education

Consulting/Practice Interests

Business Processes analysis and re-engineering

Awards and Honors

2018, Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar Fellowship, Providence College
2018, Jack and Maye Stewart Student Project Competition Award, AIS Educator’s Conference
2017, Business Education Innovation Fellowship, Providence College School of Business
2017, AIS Best Research Paper Award, AIS Educator Conference
2015, Business Education Innovation Fellowship, Providence College School of Business
2013, New Faculty Consortium Fellowship, American Accounting Association
2012, Best Reviewer Award, AIS Educator Conference

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. Decision Factors for IT Outsourcing in the Public Sector. Communications of the Association for Information Systems. Forthcoming

Ikemoto, M. N., Chaves, M. S., Gantman, S., Segger Macri Russo, . (2020). SM4PM: A Prescriptive Framework for Guiding Integrated Use of Social Media in Project Management. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 19 (2). Forthcoming

Gantman, S. (2017). Introducing Students to Understanding Business Processes and Identifying Data Sources. AIS Educator Journal, 12 (1), 20--24. (link)

Ikemoto, M. N., Gantman, S., Silveira Chaves, M. (2017). Use of Social Media in IT Project Management: a Literature Review Based on Hermeneutics and a Research Agenda. Iberoamerican Journal of Project Management, 8 (1), 87--107. (link)

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2016). Communication and Control in Outsourced IS Development Projects: Mapping to COBIT Domains. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, 21, 63--83. (link)

Fedorowicz, J., Sawyer, S., Williams, C. B., Markus, M., Dias, M., Tyworth, M., Gantman, S., Jacobson, D., Tomasino, A., Schrier, R. (2014). Design Observations for Interagency Collaboration. Government Information Quarterly, 31 (2), 302--316. (link)

Gantman, S. (2011). IT Outsourcing in the Public Sector: A Literature Analysis. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 14 (2), 48--83.

Fedorowicz, J., Gantman, S., Golibersuch, A. (2010). Gender Differences in Teenagers’ Elective Use of Computer Technology. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 27 (1), 3.

Williams, C. B., Dias, M., Fedorowicz, J., Jacobson, D., Gantman, S., Sawyer, S., Tyworth, M. (2009). The Formation of Inter-Organizational Information Sharing Networks in Public Safety: Cartographic Insights on Rational Choice and Institutional Explanations. Information Polity, 14 (1, 2), 13--29. (link)

Jacobson, D., Pehlivan, E., Gantman, S., Wong, W. (2009). Combining Web Mining Techniques and Structural Equations Modeling for Measuring E-commerce Perceptions. Case Studies In Business, Industry And Government Statistics, 2 (2), 99--108. (link)

Book Chapters
Gantman, S. (2017). IT Outsourcing in the Public Sector: a Literature Analysis. In Palvia, Shailendra; Palvia, Prashant (Eds.), Global Sourcing of Services: Strategies, Issues and Challenges (pp. 83-134). World Scientific Publishing Company (link)

Conference Proceeding(s)
Gantman, S., Zinoviev, D. (2017). Conceptual Structure of Fraud Research and its Dynamics. Associaton of Information Systems, Americas' Conference of Information Systems (23), 4.

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2016). Contractual Specification of Communication Tools in Outsourced ISD Projects. Springer, EuroSymposium on Systems Analysis and Design (264), 3--17. (link)

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2014). Communication Tools and Project Success in Complex Outsourced IT Projects. Association of Information Systems, European Conference on Information Systems (22). (link)

Gantman, S. (2011). Boundary Objects and Internal Control in Outsourced ISD Projects: Results of a Pilot Study. , Americas' Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS) (17). (link)

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2011). The Role of Boundary Spanning in Outsourced IS Development Projects. Association of Information Systems, International Research Workshop on IT Project Management (IRWITPM) (6), 41-55. (link)

Gantman, S. (2010). Knowledge exchange in outsourced ISD projects: the boundary spanning approach. , Mediterranean Conference of Information Systems (MCIS) (5). (link)

Conference Paper(s)
Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2014). Advanced communication tools and project success in complex outsourced it projects.. Association of Information Systems, European Conference on Information Systems (22). (link)

Fedorowicz, J., Sawyer, S., Williams, C. B., Markus, M., Tyworth, M., Jacobson, D., Gantman, S., Dias, M., Tomasino, A. (2011). Design Observations Regarding Pulbic Safety networks. . Digital Governance Institute, International Conference of Digital Governance Reserach (Dg.O). (12), 272–281. (link)

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2010). IT Outsourcing in Interagency Collaborations: Lessons from Public Safety Networks. Digital Governance Institute, International Conference of Digital Governance Research (DG.O), 235–236. (link)

Gantman, S. (2009). Internal and External Boundary Spanning in Outsourced IS Development Projects: Opening the Black Box. Association of Information Systems, AMCIS 2009 Doctoral Consortium, 4. (link)

Gantman, S. (2008). Differences between public and private IT outsourcing: common themes in the literature. Digital Government Society of North America, International conference on Digital government research (DG.O), 337--346. (link)

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2008). Teenagers' Elective Use of Computer Technology in Middle and High Schools: The Role of Gender. Association of Information Systems, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (14). (link)

Williams, C. B., Markus, M., Tyworth, M., Sawyer, S., Dias, M., Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J., Jacobson, D. (2008). Mapping theory to practice: a cartographic analysis of public safety networks. Digital Government Society of North America, International conference on Digital government research (DG.O), 171--180. (link)

Other(s)
Gantman, S. (2012). Three Interdisciplinary Studies on IT Outsourcing. Bentley University, 232 p.

Conference Presentations

Metzger, L., Gantman, S. (2019). "Data Cleansing Project for Accounting Class." Presented at the AIS Educators Association's AIS Educator conference, Denver, CO.

Gantman, S., Zinoviev, D. (2018). "Conceptual Structure of Fraud Research and its Dynamics." Presented at the Bentley University Accounting Deparment's SAC, Waltham, MA.

Gantman, S. (2018). "What I learned from my students' experiential learning." Presented at the Providence College Center of Teaching Excellence's Engaged learning workshop, Providence, RI.

Gantman, S., Zinoviev, D. (2017). "Network Theoretical Analysis of Fraud Research landscape." Presented at the Suffolk University Business School 's Research Seminar, Boston, MA.

Gantman, S. (2017). "The Role of AIS Class and Experiential Learning in Preparing Students to the Audit Class and to the Job Market." Presented at the AIS Educators Association's AIS Educators conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Gantman, S. (2017). "What I learned from my students’ experiential learning." Presented at the RI Association of Accounting Professors (RIAAP)'s RIAAP conference, Warwick, RI.

Gantman, S. (2017). "Network Theoretical Analysis of Fraud Research landscape." Presented at the Providence College School of Business's Department Research Presentation, Providence, RI.

Gantman, S. (2016). "Using ATM as an example of internal control in accounting classes." Presented at the American Accounting Association (AAA)'s Northeastern Region meeting, Quincy, MA.

Gantman, S., Ikemoto, M. N., Silveira Chaves, M. (2016). "Use of Social Media in IT Project Management: a Literature Review." Presented at the the Brazilian Academy of Management's EnANPAD , San Paolo, Brazil.

Gantman, S. (2016). "The use of Advanced Communication Tools in Complex Outsourced IT Projects." Presented at the Academic College Ono's International research seminar, Israel.

Gantman, S. (2015). "Using Amazon to introduce the concept of business process in class." Presented at the American Accounting Association (AAA)'s Northeastern Region meeting, Providence, RI.

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2015). "Communication and Control in Outsourced IS Development Projects." Presented at the University of Central Florida's International Symposium on Accounting Information System, Orlando, FL.

Gantman, S. (2015). "Using Amazon to Introduce the Concept of Business Process in AIS Class." Presented at the AIS Educators Association's AIS Educators Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2015). "ommunication and Control in Outsourced IS Development Projects: Mapping to COBIT Domains." Presented at the American Accounting Association (AAA) 's AIS Midyear Meeting, Charleston, SC.

Gantman, S., Fedorowicz, J. (2014). "Advanced communication tools and project success in complex outsourced IT projects." Presented at the University of Haifa's Research Seminar, Israel.

Gantman, S. (2012). "Communication and Internal Control in Outsourced IS Development Projects." Presented at the American Accounting Association (AAA)'s Northeastern Region Meeting, Providence, RI.

Gantman, S. (2010). "Client's Boundary Spanning Capability as an Antecedent of Relationship Quality in Outsourced ISD Projects." Presented at the Bentley University's CIS/IPM Seminar, Waltham, MA.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Audit/AIS Curriculum Committee, 2019 - Present

University Service
Mentor (Faculty) for PwC Challenge, 2019 - 2019

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for AIS Educator Journal, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for AIS Educator Journal, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for American Accounting Association AIS Midyear Meeting, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for American Accounting Association New England Regional Meeting, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Communications of AIS Journal, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS), 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for AIS Educator conference , 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Information Systems Management Journal, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Information Systems Conference (AMCIS), 2010 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), 2010 - Present
Officer, Vice President for Accounting Systems Special Interest Group (SIGASYS) of Association of Information Systems, 2013 - 2017
Committee Member for Master Thesis, 2017 - 2017
Invited Lecture/Presentation for Publication Workshop for Master and PhD Students in PUCRS (Porto Alegre, Brazil) - 2017
Committee Member for Knowledge Management Conference (ISEG) - 2016
Conference/Workshop Track Chair for Americas Information Systems Conference (AMCIS), 2011 - 2015
Committee Member for Projects Day in Ben Gurion University of the Negev - 2014
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for ISCRAM (Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) Conference - 2008