Prof. SIA Choon Ling (謝俊霖)

PhD - Information Systems (Group Support Systems) (National University of Singapore) 

Visiting address
LAU-6-267
Phone: +852 34426649

Author IDs

Biography

Choon Ling Sia is Professor at the City University of Hong Kong and AIS Fellow (2015). He received his Ph.D. degree from the National University of Singapore. He is Director of Center of Social Media Marketing and Business Intelligence at the City University of Hong Kong. He is serving, or has served, on the editorial boards of MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Global Information Management, Information and Management, and Journal of Database Management. His research interests include electronic commerce, social media, cross-cultural issues in information systems, knowledge management, distributed work arrangements, and computer-mediated communication. His research work has been published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of International Business Studies, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Internet Research, Information and Software Technology, International Journal of Information Management, among others.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Knowledge Management
  • Distributed Work Arrangements
  • Virtual Organizations
  • Team Support Systems
  • Green IS & Sustainability
  • Systems Analysis and Design

Working papers

  • Shek, S. P. W. and Sia, C. L. "Examining the Effect of Economical, Risk and Institutional Factors on Adoption Intention of Distributed Work Arrangements".
  • Tan, C. H., Sia, C. L. and Teo H. H. "Decision Difficulty and Recommendation Agents: An Architectural Design Framework", in preparation for submission.
  • Luo, C., Sia, C. L. Shi, Y. and Chen, H. "Uncertainty Management through Information Seeking Strategies: A Study of Online Consumers", in preparation for submission.
  • Yang, X., Tan, C. H., Teo. H. H., Sia, C. L. "Consumer Psychological Reactance to Software Trial Restrictions: A Longitudinal Field Experiment".

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Management Information Systems and Electronic Commerce
  • Information Systems Construction
  • Social Science Research Methods

Services in CityU

Period

Name

Position

7/2012 - Now

Center for Social Media Marketing and Business Intelligence

Director

2011 - 2013

Department Performance Appraisal Committee (DPAC)

Member

2006 - 2013

Departmental Staffing Committee (DSC)

Member

12/2010 - 11/2012

College Academic Conduct Committee

Member

2009 - 2012

Department

Associate Head

2009 - 2012

BBA Marketing Information Management (MIM)

Program Leader

8/2011

First-Year Teaching Excellence Award Committee

Panel Judge

2006 - 2009

Programme Planning Team for BBA Marketing Information Management

Member

2004 - 2008

Departmental Student Exchange Advisor

Advisor

2004 - 2008

Departmental Supplemental Instruction Coordinator

Coordinator

2005 - 2006

Programme Planning Team of DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) Programme

 

2005 - 2006

Departmental Staffing Committee (Pay Raise Review)

Member

2004 - 2006

Departmental Student Mentorship Program Coordinator

Coordinator

2004

MSc Electronic Commerce program

Panel Member

2004

Departmental TLQPR (Teaching and Learning Quality Process Review) Coordinator for Research Postgraduate Education

Coordinator

2002

MSc Electronic Commerce

Panel Member

2000

MAIS (eBusiness) Program Planning Team

Member

2000

BBA (eCommerce) Program Planning Team

Member

Activities

Participating in or organising a conference/an event

Period

Client

Country

Role

2013

ICIS 2013

United States of America

Track Chair, Human-Computer Interaction Track

1/2009 - 12/2010

Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems Executive Committee

-

Secretary

2009

Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2009, Hyderabad India

Hyderabad India

Track Co-Chair

9/2008

14th International Workshop on Groupware (CRIWG 2008)

United States of America

Program Committee

2008

Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2008

China

Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair

2008

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008)

France

Associate Editor,

2008

AMIGE 2008, IEEE Symposium on Advanced Management of Information for Global Enterprises

China

Track Co-Chair

2007

2nd International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM’07)

Australia

Programme Committee

2007

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2007)

Canada

Associate Editor, “Global Information Technology Issues” Track

2007

13th International Workshop on Groupware (CRIWG 2007)

Argentina

Program Committee

2007

Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2007)

New Zealand

Track Co-Chair, "Decision, Collaborative & Open Source Technologies” Track

2006

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006)

United States of America

Associate Editor, “Global IT Management” Track

2006

Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2006)

Malaysia

Panels and Tutorials Co-Chair

2006

First International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM'06)

China

Program Committee

2006

12th International Workshop on Groupware (CRIWG 2006)

Spain

Program Committee

2006

American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2006)

 Mexico

Program committee

 2005

The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)

 Bangkok/Thailand

Track Co-Chair of “Social or Cultural Issues in IT”

 2004

The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)

 China/Shanghai

Track Chair of “Knowledge Management and e-Learning” 

 2002

The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)

 Japan/Tokyo

Member of Program Committee 

 2002

The International Conference on E-Business (ICEB)

 China/Beijing

Member of Program Committee 

 2001

The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)

 Korea/Seoul

Member of Program Committee 

 2000

American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2000)

 USA/California

Co-chair, Mini Track on “Adoption and Diffusion of Electronic Commerce”

Consultancy Experience and Executive Training

Year

Client

Role

1/2009 - Now

Clarkson University, School of Business

External Assessor for Tenure and Promotion

4/2008

Agency for Science, Research & Technology (A*STAR)

Grant Reviewer

5/2007

National Research Foundation of Singapore

Grant Reviewer

Examination (for external institution)

Period

Organizer

Country

Role

2008 - Now

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

-

External Examiner of DBA Theses

4/2010 - 3/2013

Open University of Hong Kong

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner

2010 - 2013

Open University of Hong Kong

-

External Examiner

8/2010 - 9/2010

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner (DBA Thesis - Mr Tony Yip)

2008

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

2008

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner (DBA Thesis)

2007

The Open University of Hong Kong

China (Hong Kong)

External Programme Assessor for Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Business Information Systems

2007

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

2006

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

2006

The Open University of Hong Kong

China (Hong Kong)

External Programme Assessor for Master of Electronic Commerce, Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours, Bachelor of Electronic Commerce, Associate of Electronic Commerce

2005

Deakin University

Australia

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

2005

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

2005

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner (MPhil Thesis)

2004

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China (Hong Kong)

External Examiner (PhD Thesis)

Editor or Editorial Membership

Period

Organizer

Country

Role

2017 - Now

Information Systems Research

United States of America

Associate Editor

1/2011 - Now

Journal of Association for Information Systems (JAIS)

United States of America

Senior Editor

2002 - Now

Journal of Database Management, Published by Idea Group Publishing

United States of America

Member of Editorial Board

2000 - Now

Information & Management, Published by Elsevier Science

North-Holland

Member of Editorial Board

3/2012 - 6/2016

Journal of Global Information Management

United States of America

Editor-in-Chief

5/2010 - 7/2013

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

United States of America

Member of Editorial Board

4/2009 - 12/2010

Journal of Association for Information Systems (JAIS)

United States of America

Member of Editorial Board

2005 - 2008

MIS Quarterly, Published by The Management Information Systems Research Center at the University of Minnesota and The Association for Information Systems

United States of America

Associate Editor

2004

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)

USA/Washington DC

Associate Editor of “Information Systems Innovation, Usage & Impacts” Track

2002

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)

Spain/Barcelona

Associate Editor of “Innovation, Strategy and Change” Track

Services outside CityU

Period

Organizer

Role

5/2011 - 5/2012

Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing

Honorary Advisor

2012-2014

Lingnan University, Department of Computing and Decision Sciences

Department Academic Adviser

Prizes/Honours

Award Title

Institution

AIS Fellow

Association for Information Systems (AIS)