The Role of Identity in Adopting Building Information Modeling: A Comparative Study

BIM is a modeling technology that allows architects and builders to visually create, analyze, and share building models. BIM is gaining a growing importance which may be reflected in the increasing number of owners who demand BIM use. However, despite the perceived uptick in demand for BIM, an industry wide adoption has not yet been [...]

Understanding Interorganizational Collaboration: The Intergroup Relational Identity Perspective

Research suggests that productive interorganizational (or intergroup) collaboration is not self-evident, particularly when it involves significant changes in work processes. This paper uses the intergroup relational identity theory as a guide to explain how this collaboration unfolds. Using a qualitative, inductive approach, we conducted two field studies (one in Finland, the other in Quebec) to [...]