Nian-Shing Chen received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from National Tsing-hua University in 1990. He currently is a professor at the Department of Information Management of National Sun Yat-Sen University. His research interests include computer networks, e-learning, and knowledge management.
Vivek Choudhury is on the faculty of the IS Department at the College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests include: electronic commerce, organization design, and knowledge management. His publications have appeared in such outlets as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of Strategic Information Systems.
Shiu-Li Huang is a doctoral student at the Department of Information Management of National Sun Yat-Sen University. He is interested in data mining, intelligent agents, and electronic commerce. He is a member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.
Iris A. Junglas is an Assistant Professor at the Decision and Information Sciences Department at the University of Houston. Before receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, she was a consultant and researcher with several German companies. Her research interests include technology innovations and cultural studies. She recently won a research innovation award from the University of Georgia for her doctoral research.
Charles J. (Chuck) Kacmar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science at the University of Alabama. His research interests include IS behavioral studies, CSCW, and hypermedia. Publications have appeared in Information Systems Research, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, and Hypermedia.
Fu-Ren Lin received the Ph.D. degree in information systems from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996. He currently is a professor at the Graduate Institute of Technology Management of National Tsing-hua University, Taiwan. His research interests include business process reengineering, electronic commerce, data mining, and knowledge management. [End Page 111]
Harrison McKnight received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota. He is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University's College of Business. His research interests include trust building within e-commerce and organizational settings and the motivation and retention of Information Systems professionals. His work has appeared in Information Systems Research, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and the Academy of Management Review.
Christopher Reddick is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the Department of Public Administration. Dr. Reddick's research and teaching interests are in public budgeting and finance and electronic government. Dr. Reddick holds BA and MA degrees in political science specializing in public administration, and an MBA degree in business studies at the University of Guelph in Canada. He holds a PhD degree in political science from the University of Sheffield in the UK. He formerly taught at Murray State University in Kentucky, where he was MPA director. Some of his publications can be found in Public Budgeting & Finance, Financial Accountability & Management, Government Information Quarterly, and Social Science Computer Review.
Richard T. Watson is the J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy and Director of the Center for Information Systems Leadership in the Terry College of Business, the University of Georgia. He has published in leading journals in several fields as well as authored books on data management and electronic commerce and given invited seminars in nearly twenty countries. He is President of the Association for Information Systems, a visiting professor at Agder University College, Norway, and a consulting editor to John Wiley & Sons. [End Page 112]