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J.J. Po-An Hsieh

Associate Professor    
  • Ph.D., Georgia State University (Information Systems), 2005
  • M.B.A., University of Maryland (General Management), 2001
  • M.Sc., University of Maryland (Information Systems), 2001
  • B.S., Tsing Hua University (Industrial Engineering), 1995

Dr. J.J. Po-An Hsieh is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University (GSU). Before joining GSU, he served as a professor of MIS in the Department of Management and Marketing, as well as the director of the HK-based Doctor Business Administration (DBA) and China-based Doctor of Business Management (DMgt) programs in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also served as an associate editor for MIS Quarterly from 2011-2014. In addition, he is a research associate in the Center of Process Innovation (CEPRIN) at Georgia State University. He has conducted research in the areas of business intelligence, big data, digital divide, adoption and use of IT, CRM, and knowledge management. His teaching interests include IT strategy and IT-enabled organizational transformation and innovation. He has years of professional experience in e-commerce, high-tech, and international business. He received his Ph.D. from Georgia State University, an M.B.A and M.S. dual degree from University of Maryland, College Park, and a B.S. from Tsinghua University.

His research works have been accepted by such premier journals as MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Management Science (MS), Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), and European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), among others. He has also provided consulting services for leading organizations like Morgan Stanley, Netflix, Capegemini, Accenture, China Mobile, Bank of China Hong Kong, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), China Telecom, People’s Insurance Company of China, the Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

His paper titled “Addressing Digital Inequality for the Socio-economically Disadvantaged through Government Initiatives: Forms for Capital that Affect ICT Utilization” has received the 2012 Annual Best Published Journal Paper Award by the Organization Communication and Information Systems (OCIS) division of the Academy of Management (AOM). This award is generally perceived as a prestigious recognition by the worldwide IS research community. He is the recipient of both the 2014 Faculty of Business Fellow Award and 2010 Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received the Best Track Paper Award at International Conferences on Information Systems (ICIS) 2008. His paper was also nominated for 2011 Annual Best Paper Award by Management Science.


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