Alain Pinsonneault
Desautels Faculty of Management
Publications 134
#1Sunghun ChungH-Index: 5
#2Animesh AnimeshH-Index: 10
Last.Alain PinsonneaultH-Index: 29
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While software patents have been growing steadily since 1996 when the restrictions on the patentability of software were eliminated, their value and impacts on firm’s profits remain unclear and ambiguous. Drawing on the real option theory and the literature on exploration and exploitation, we develop a novel theoretical framework to assess the value of software patent. Moreover, we examine the impact of contextual factors related to the nature of innovation underlying firms’ patent portfolios (e...
#2Matthew J. HashimH-Index: 3
Last.Ninghui LiH-Index: 54
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Encouraging users to create stronger passwords has always been one of the key issues in password-based authentication. It is particularly important as passwords are still the most common user authentication method. Furthermore, prior works have highlighted that most passwords are significantly weak. In this paper, we seek to mitigate such an issue by proposing a context-based password strength meter and investigating its effectiveness on users' password generating behavior. We conduct a randomiz...
#1Saggi Nevo (University at Albany, SUNY)H-Index: 12
#2Dorit Nevo (RPI: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)H-Index: 14
Last.Alain Pinsonneault (Desautels Faculty of Management)H-Index: 29
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Interruption of work by e-mail and other communication technologies has become widespread and ubiquitous. However, our understanding of how such interruptions influence individual performance is limited. This paper distinguishes between two types of e-mail interruptions (incongruent and congruent) and draws upon action regulation theory and the computer-mediated communication literature to examine their direct and indirect effects on individual performance. Two empirical studies of sales profess...
#2Jui Ramaprasad (McGill University)H-Index: 6
Last.Alain Pinsonneault (Desautels Faculty of Management)H-Index: 29
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