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Gregory Dawson

Gregory Dawson
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, W. P. Carey School of Business

Department of Information Systems, W. P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University
PO Box 874106
Tempe, AZ 85287-4106

Gregory S. Dawson is an assistant professor of information systems at the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU. Prior to becoming an academic in 2008, he was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the government consulting practice. He has spent his career around the public sector and is particularly interested in government sponsored conservation and recycling related programs from both a policy and practice standpoint. 

PhD, Management Information Systems, University of Georgia, 2008

BBA, Accounting, Finance and Management Information Systems, James Madison University, 1984

Journal Articles


Dawson, G. S., E. Karahanna and A. Buchholtz. 2014. A study of psychological contract breach spillover in multiple-agency relationships in consulting professional service firms. Organization Science 25(1):149-170. DOI: 10.1287/orsc.2013.0834. (link )


Dawson, G. S. and R. T. Watson. 2011. Uncovering and testing archetypes of effective public sector CIOs. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS) 2(1):Art. 5. DOI: 10.1145/1929916.1929921. (link )


Dawson, G. S., R. T. Watson and M. Boudreau. 2010. Information asymmetry in information systems consulting: Toward a theory of relationship constraints. Journal of Management Information Systems 27(3):143-178. DOI: 10.2753/MIS0742-1222270306. (link )


Watson, R. T. and G. S. Dawson. 2007. Involved or committed? Similarities and differences in advising and mentoring in the academic and business world. Communications of the Association for Information Systems 20:Art. 2. (link )

Conference Papers


Dawson, G. S. and R. J. Kauffman. 2010. Are CIO's any different? Analyzing the job tensures of C-suite executives in the public sector. Pp. 1-10 Proceedings of the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - 2010. 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Honolulu, HI.