Riitta Hekkala

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
E704 Dept. Information and Service Management
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Areas of expertise

Grounded Theory, Emotions, Qualitative Research, Information systems

Honors and awards

Best Reviewers of the Year 2015 Award, Elsevier

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Jan 2015


Newcomers' stress and its effects on well-being during an IT organization's socialization process

Riitta Hekkala 2023 Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Power and conflict in inter-organisational information systems development

Riitta Hekkala, Mari Klara Stein, Suprateek Sarker 2022 Information Systems Journal

Integration of artificial intelligence into recruiting young undergraduates

Sara Hekkala, Riitta Hekkala 2021 Proceedings of the 54th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2021

The role of anticipatory emotions and their contagiousness in an is project

Riitta Hekkala, Markus Salo 2021 International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2020 - Making Digital Inclusive

The Interplay of IT Users' Coping Strategies

Markus Salo, Markus Makkonen, Riitta Hekkala 2020 MIS Quarterly

Factors Influencing Communication and Collaboration in Enterprise Architecture Development

Negin Banaeianjahromi, Riitta Hekkala 2019 Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

The magical “we”

Samuli Pekkola, Riitta Hekkala, Matti Rossi, Kari Smolander 2019 Communications of the association for information systems

How Mobile Game Startups Excel in the Market

Maryam Roshan, Virpi Tuunainen, Riitta Hekkala 2019 Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019)


Maryam Roshan Kokabha, Riitta Hekkala, Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen 2019 Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)

Metaphors in managerial and employee sensemaking in an information systems project

Riitta Hekkala, Mari-Klara Stein, Matti Rossi 2018 Information Systems Journal