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Dr. J.J. Po-An Hsieh is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, as well as a research associate in the Center of Process Innovation, at the Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University (alma mater). He was voted by the Master of Science Information System (MSIS) students as recipient of the Top Professor 2017 Teaching Award.  He has served as an Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly  (2011-2014) and a guest Associate Editor for Decision Support Systems - Special Issue on Omnichannel Business (2016-2017). He is now serving as an AE of MIS Quarterly - Special Issue on Managing AI (starting 2019), an AE of Information systems Research, (starting Jan 2020), an SE of Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Pacific Asia Journal of the AIS, and the editorial board member of Journal of the AIS.  He has also served as one of the three panel members for the General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grant Council in the area of information systems (2014-2019). Before joining GSU, he was 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.

His current research and teaching interests include Future Work with Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Internet-of-Everything (IoE); Data Analytic Systems & Capabilities; Digital, Mobile, & Service Innovation; and Effective, Innovative, and Infusion Use of IT.  He has years of professional experience in digital commerce and high-tech. He has also provided consulting services for leading organizations like China Mobile, Bank of China Hong Kong, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, People’s Insurance Company of China, the Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

His research works have been accepted by premier journals across different disciplines, such as MIS QuarterlyInformation Systems ResearchManagement ScienceJournal of Applied Psychology, among others. His paper titled “Addressing Digital Inequality for the Socio-economically Disadvantaged through Government Initiatives: Forms for Capital that Affect ICT Utilization”, published in Information Systems Research, 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 was awarded by the OCIS committee after reviewing IS papers published in premier journals in 2011 – a prestigious recognition among the worldwide IS community. His work “Converting Expertise Dissimilarity to Creativity: Impacts of Team TMS and Geographical Dispersion” received the 2016 Best Paper Award 1st Runner Up in the Academy of Management Annual Conference. This paper was also nominated for the Carolyn Dexter Award, representing the OCIS division. 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. His paper “Extracting Business Value from IT: A Sensemaking Perspective of Post-Adoptive Use” was nominated for 2011 Annual Best Paper Award by Management Science. He also received the 2008 Best Paper Award at International Conferences on Information Systems (ICIS).

Current Research Interests

·        Future Work with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet-of-Everything (IoE)

·        Data Analytic Systems and Capabilities

·        Digital, Mobile, and Service Innovations

·        Effective, Innovative, and Infusion Use of IT

Interdisciplinary Research:

·        Marketing & Service

·        Organizational Behavior & Management

·        Behavioral Finance & Economics

·        Public Policy & Education​