Publications – Humanitarian Relief and Development

Maitland, C. F. (2013). “Maps, Politics and Data Sharing: A Palestinian Puzzle,”  Proceedings of the ICTD2013 Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, Dec. 7-10, 2013. (4 pages) pdf

Ngamassi, L.-M., Maitland, C. F., Tapia, A., Kvasny, L. (2013) “Humanitarian Inter-organizational Collaboration Network: Investigating the Impact of Network Structure and Information and Communication Technology on Organization Performance,” (Special Issue) International Journal of Services Technology and Management, Vol. 19, No.1/2/3, pp. 19-43. pdf

Saab, D. J., Tapia, A., Maitland, c., Maldonado, E. and Tchouakeu, L.-M. (2013) “Inter-organizational Coordination in the Wild: Trust Building and Collaboration Among Field-Level ICT Workers in Humanitarian Relief Organizations,” VOLANTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 194-213. DOI 10.1007/s11266-012-9285-x pdf

Tapia, A., Ngamassi, L.-M., Maldonado, E. and Maitland, C. F. (2013) “Crossing Borders, Organizations, Levels and Technologies: IS Collaboration in Humanitarian Action,” Information Technologies & International Development, Vol. 9, No.1, pp. 1-17.  pdf

Maitland, C.F., Thomas, H., Ngamassi, L. (2012) “Internet censorship circumvention technology use in human rights organizations: An exploratory analysis” Journal of Information Technology, 27, pp. 285-300. pdf

Zhao, K., Yen, J., Ngamassi, L.-M., Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2012) “Simulating Inter-organizational Collaboration Network: a Multi-relational and Event-based Approach,” Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 617-631. pdf

Ngmassi, L., Tapia, A., Maitland, C. and Bajpai, K. (2011). “Humanitarian Organizational Collaboration: Information Technologies as Necessary but Not Sufficient,” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Lisbon, Portugal, May 8-11, 2011. pdf

Bajpai, K., Maldanado, E., Ngamassi, L.-M., Tapia, A. and Maitland, C. (2011). “NGO Collaborations: Sharing and pooling projects,” Proceedings of the sixth Annual iConference, University of Washington, Seattle, February, 8-11, 2011, pp. 410-416. pdf

Ngamassi, L., E., Zhao, K., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2011). “Humanitarian Information Exchange Networks: Why Do International Humanitarian Organizations Collaborate?” International Journal of Society Systems Sciences (IJSSS) Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 362-384. pdf

Ngamassi, L., Maldonado, E., Zhao, K., Robinson, H., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2011). “Exploring Barriers to Coordination Between Humanitarian NGOs: A Comparative Case Study of Two NGOs Information Technology Coordination Bodies,” International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC), special issue on IS/IT in Nonprofits, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 1-25. pdf

Maldanado, E., Tapia, A.H., and Maitland, C.F. (2010). “Collaborative systems development in disaster relief: The impact of multi-level governance,” Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 12, pp. 9-27. pdf


Bajpai, K., Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L.-M., Maitland, C., Zhao, K., and Tapia, A., (2010). “Crossing Borders, Organizations, Levels and Technologies: IS Collaboration in Humanitarian Relief,” AMCIS 2010 Proceedings. Paper 115.

Zhao, K., Yen, J., Ngamassi, L., Maitland, C., and Tapia, A. (2010) “From Communication to Collaboration: Simulating the Emergence of Inter-organizational Collaboration Network,” Symposium on Social Intelligence and Networking (SIN-10), in the Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom10), IEEE Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2010, pp. 413-418. pdf

Zhao, K., Ngamassi, L., Yen, J, Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2010). “Assortativity Patterns in Multi-dimensional Inter-organizational Networks: A Case Study of the Humanitarian Relief Sector”. in Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, & Prediction (SBP10) Springer, Bethesda, MD, USA, 2010, pp. 265-272. pdf

Ngamassi, L., Maitland, C., Tapia, A., Zhao, K., & Bajpai, K. (2010). “Assessing Humanitarian Inter-Organizational Network Effectiveness: The Case of the GlobalSympoNet”. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Seattle Washington USA, May 2-5, 2010. pdf

Ngamassi, L., Zhao, K., Maldonado, E., Maitland, C., & Tapia, A. (2010). Exploring Motives for Collaboration within a Humanitarian Inter-organizational Network. Proceedings of the fifth Annual iConference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 3-6, 2010. pdf

Zhao, K., Yen, J., Ngamassi, L-M,, Maitland, C. F. and Tapia, A. (2009) “Modeling Emerging Coalitions in the context of Inter-Organizational Networks: A Case Study of Humanitarian Coordination,” International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, Vol. 14, pp. 97-103.

Tapia, A. H. and Maitland, C. F. (2009). “Wireless Devices for Humanitarian Data Collection: The Socio-Technical Implications for Multi-level Organizational Change,” Information, Communication and Society, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 584-604. pdf

Maitland, C.F., Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L.-M., Tapia, A.H. (2009) “Information management and technology issues addressed by humanitarian relief coordination bodies” Proceedings of the 6th International ISCRAM Conference, J. Landgren and S. Jul, (eds.), Gothenburg, Sweden, May 2009. pdf

Zhao, K., Yen, J., Maitland, C., Tapia, A., Ngamassi, L-M, (2009) “A formal model for emerging coalitions under network influence in humanitarian relief coordination,”  Proceedings of the 2009 Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSIM), article 10. pdf

Saab, D., Maldonado, E., Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L.-M., Orendovici, R, Maitland, C.F., Tapia, A.H. (2008). “Building Global Bridges: Coordination Bodies for Improved Information Sharing Among Humanitarian Relief Agencies,” In Fiedrich and Van de Walle (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Conference, Washington DC, May 4-7, pp. 471-483. pdf

Van Gorp, A., Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L.-M., Maitland, C.F. and Tapia, A.H. (2008). “VSAT Deployment for Post-Disaster Relief and Development: Opportunities and Constraints for Inter-Organizational Coordination among International NGOs,” Panel presentation at the 17th Biennial Conference of the International Telecommunications Society, Montreal, Canada, June 24-27. pdf

Maitland, C.F., Pogrebnyakov, N. and van Gorp, A. (2006) A fragile link: Disaster relief, ICTs and development. Proceedings of the ICTD 2006 Conference, Berkeley, CA May 25-26, 2006, p. 339-346. pdf