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INTRODUCTION:

Rassule Hadidi, Ph.D., is First Hanson Professional Services Faculty Scholar, Professor and Head of the Department of Management Information Systems, College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, Illinois, Honorary Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, School of Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, joined University of Illinois Springfield (formerly Sangamon State University) in 1981. Prior to that, worked for five years at the Health Services Research Center/Health Care Technology Center of the University of Missouri - Columbia

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

  • E-mail:  hadidi.rassule@uis.edu
  • URL: http://www.uis.edu/~hadidi/homepage.html
  • Phone: (217)206-7294
  • Fax: (217)206-7543
  • Mail: Department of MIS
  • College of Business and Management
  • University of Illinois Springfield
  • Springfield, Illinois 62794-9243

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EDUCATION:

  1. Attended and successfully completed the AACSB sponsored post-doctoral studies in MIS at Indiana University (1988).
  2. Attended and successfully Completed the Thirteenth Annual Computer Educator's Institute conducted on the campus of Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma, August 1986.
  3. Earned the Ph.D. degree in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, May 1981. Title of Dissertation: "A Utility Ratio Approach For Aggregating Utility Functions In Group Decision Making."
  4. Earned the Master of Science degree in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, May 1977.
  5. Earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, May 1976. Received the Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Shiraz, May 1973.

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EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP:

Editorial board member of the following journals:

   1. Managing Editor, JMWAIS

   2. Academy of Educational Leadership

   3. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems

   4. Journal of Strategic E-commerce

   5. Journal of Cases on Information Technology

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TEACHING INTERESTS:

MIS Capstone (MIS 584), Enterprise Models (MIS 568), and Principles of MIS (MIS 352)

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RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Cloud Computing, Supply Chain Management, Business Process Management, Electronic Commerce, Wide Area Networks, Distance (Online and Blended) Education, and MIS Curriculum Development and Quality Assessment.

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EDITORIALS:

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REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Hadidi, R. "The 2013 AACSB Business Accreditation Standards and its Three Thematic Areas of Innovation, Impact, and Engagement - New Incentives to Obtain and Maintain Accreditation," Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 14, Number 4, 2014, pp 17-24.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Curriculum to Fill the Gap between Business and Technical Knowledge to Meet the Global Need for Business and Industry Professionals," International Journal of Education Research, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2014, pp 75-87.
  • Hadidi, R. “How to Develop and Deliver Quality Online and Blended Courses and Degree Programs,” invited paper, translated to Chinese and published in the Journal of Beijing Open University, Volume 6, 2012.
  • Li, X., Agarwal, A., Hadidi, R., He, X., "Quality Analysis of Online Health Information in China, India, and the USA," International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 13, 2012, pp 117-138.
  • Hadidi, R. "What Managers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Need to Know about Cloud Computing and Services," European Journal of Management, Volume 11, Number 4, 2011, pp 79-87.
  • Hadidi, R. "Exploring the use of SWOT Analysis in the Adoption of Cloud Computing Services for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)," European Journal of Management, Volume 10, Number 3, 2010, pp 109-116.
  • Vessal, A., Hadidi, R. "Challenges Facing Wider Implementation of Radio Frequency Identification in Supply Chain Management," European Journal of Management, Volume 8, Number 3, 2008, pp 61-68.
  • Gribbins, M., Hadidi, R. Urbaczewski, A., Vician, C. “Technology-enhanced Learning in Blended Learning Environments: a Report on Standard Practices,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (2007), Volume 20,  Number 46, pp 741-759.
  • Hadidi, R., "Challenges Ahead of Wider Implementation of Mobile Commerce Applications," Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Volume VI, Number 2, 2006, pp 96-104.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. H. Woken, M. D. "Factors that Promote and Impede Faculty Willingness to Develop and Deliver Internet-based (Online) Courses – An Adoption Model," Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, Volume 9, Number 2, 2005, pp 51-69.
  • Hadidi, R.; "Exploring the Current Behavioral and Technological Impediments for the Transformation of E-commerce and M-commerce to U-commerce." Review of Business Research, Volume IV, Number 1, 2004, pp 170-178.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. H. Woken, M. D., “A Longitudinal Pedagogical Study of 39 Online and 25 Face-to-face Sections of Seven Different Graduate Level MIS Courses Taught by six Professors,” Communications of the International Information Management Association, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2004, pp 49-62
  • Hadidi, R. “The Status of E-finance in Developing Countries” Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (2003) 11, 5, 1-5.
  • Dufner, D., Kwon, O. and Hadidi, R (1999) "Web-CCAT: A Collaborative Learning Environment for Geographically Distributed Information Technology Students and Working Professionals," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (1)12.
  • Hadidi, R. "The Utility of Microcomputers," State Evaluation Network, Springfield, Illinois, Volume 4, Number 1, Winter 1984. This article was re-published by the Institute of Management Sciences in the September 1984 issue of their publication on Public Programs and Policies.
  • Hadidi, R., Leonard, M., and Ashton, B. "A Quantitative Method for the Selection of Hospital Information Systems Components," Computers and Biomedical Research, Volume 15, Number 3, June 1982.
  • Mullins, P., Laning, L., Leonard, M., Doll, J., Hadidi, R., Raffel, G., "Drug Information Services/Systems: An Historical Overview, Current Status, Need for Evaluation and Proposed Evaluation Methodology," UMC/HCTC/RR-01 September 1978.
  • Laning, L., Mullins, Leonard, M., Doll, J., Hadidi, R., Raffel, G., "Evaluation of Drug Information Services/Systems: Annotated Bibliography," UMC/HCTC/D-004, June 1978.
  • Laning, L., Mullins, Leonard, M., Doll, J., Hadidi, R., Raffel, G., "Drug Information Services/Systems: An Historical Overview, Current Status, Need for Evaluation and Proposed Evaluation Methodology", UMC/HCTC/RR-01, September, 1978.

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REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:  

  • Hadidi, R., Carter, L. "Exploring the Impact of IT Mindfulness on E-government Affordances: An Exploratory Study," published in the 2016 SIGHCI 2016 Proceedings. Paper 4.

  • McNeil, R., Hadidi, R. "The Need for Globalization of Business Higher Education and the Vital Role of Information Systems and Information Technologies (IS/T)," published in the 2015 Society for Advancement of Management Conference Proceedings, March 2015.

  • Hadidi, R. "The 2013 AACSB Business Accreditation Standards and its Three Thematic Areas of Innovation, Impact, and Engagement - New Incentives to Obtain and Maintain Accreditation," presented at the IABE Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12-14, 2014.
  • Hadidi, R., Johnson D., Mattison, S., and McNeil, R., "A Comparison Between the 2013 and 2003 AACSB Business Accreditation Standards - Its Possible Impacts on the College Curriculum, Students, Faculty, Employers, and other Stakeholders," in Proceedings of the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems Conference, Ames, Iowa, May 15-16, 2014, http://aisel.aisnet.org/mwais2014/6
  • Hadidi, R., "Filling the Gap between Business and Technical Knowledge," published in the Conference Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-27, 2013.
  • Hadidi, R., Lepley, W., McNeil, R., Russ, M., and VandenAvond, S. “Panel: Online and Blended Education – A New Frontier for Business Schools and Curricula; Its National and International Implications,” presented at the seventh Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Green Bay, Wisconsin, May 18-19, 2012 and published in the Conference Proceedings.
  • Hadidi, R. "Incorporating the Common Body of Knowledge for Business Process Management Certification in the MSIS Model Curriculum," (Recognized as one of the three best papers of the conference). In Proceedings of the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 20-21, 2011, Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Hadidi, R. “Opportunities and Challenges Facing Public Networks – An Exploratory Study of Illinois Century Network,” in Proceedings of the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 18-19, 2007, Springfield, Illinois.
  • Hadidi, R. Sung, C, and Woken, M., "Factors Influencing and Impeding Faculty Adoption and Satisfaction with Internet-based (Online) Course Development and Delivery – An Exploratory Study," In Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems,   pp 133-143, August 2004, New York, New York.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. and Woken, M.D. “Is Face-to-Face Better than Online? A Five-year Longitudinal Study of 33 Online and 25 Face-to-Face Sections of Seven Different Courses,” In Proceedings of the AMCIS, Tampa, Florida, August 2003.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. and Woken, M.D. "Factors Influencing the Quality of Web-based Courses," In Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2001.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. "Pedagogy of Online Instruction -- Can it Be as Good as Face-to-face ?" In Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Long Beach, California, August 2000.
  • Hadidi, R., Siripaiboon, J. "A Comparative Evaluation of Electronic Payment Systems," In Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Americas Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 1999.
  • Hadidi, R., Siripaiboon, J. "A Survey of Electronic Payment Systems," In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, Springfield, Illinois, April 1999.
  • Hadidi, R., Sung, C. "Students' Acceptance of Web-Based Course Offerings - An Empirical Assessment" - Association for Information Systems (AIS), Conference Proceedings, August 1998.
  • Dufner, D., Kwon, O. and Hadidi, R. "Development and Implementation of a Web-enabled Cyber Collaboratory for Asynchronous Teams (Web-CCAT)." Proceedings of the 31st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 1, Los Alamitos, CA.: IEEE Computer Society Press, 330-338, 1998
  • Hadidi, R. "Student's Acceptance of Technology-Based Course Offerings -An Empirical Assessment" - Association for Information Systems (AIS), Conference Proceedings, August 1997
  • Hadidi, R. "Towards Improving Quality -- A Comparison of MIS Master's Degree Programs in the United States" - Association for Information Systems (AIS), Conference Proceedings, July 1996
  • Hadidi, R. "Quality of an MIS Doctoral Program--Can We Measure It?" - AIS, Conference Proceedings, August 1995
  • Richter, C., Kwon, O., and Hadidi, R. "STELLAR: Using an Expert System to Assist in the Commercialization of a New Product," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, April 1993.
  • Hadidi, R., Iyengar, R., and Kwon, O. "Electronic Data Interchange in Local and State Government," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, May 1992.
  • Kwon, O., Hadidi, R., and Iyengar, R. "Netmanager: Network Traffic Management (NTM) Using Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI)," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, May 1992.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Stage Hypothesis for Managing End User Computing," National Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, November 1991.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Stage-of-Growth-Based Framework for Managing End User Computing," National Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, November 1990.
  • Hadidi, R. "An Innovative M.A. Curriculum in Management Information Systems," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference Proceedings, April 1987.
  • Hadidi, R. "Personal Computers and Operations Research", Proceedings for the Third Annual Conference on Operations Research Applications, Center for Policy Studies and Program Evaluation, Sangamon State University, April 1984.
  • Hadidi, R., Co-Editor, Proceedings for the Third Annual Conference on Operations Research Applications in Local and State Government, Center for Policy Studies and Program Evaluation, Sangamon State University, April 1984.
  • Hadidi, R., Editor, Proceedings for the First and Second Annual Conference on Operations Research Applications in Local and State Government. Center for Policy Studies and Program Evaluation, Sangamon State University, April 1983 and 1982.

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WORKSHOPS, TUTORIALS AND PANEL PRESENTATIONS

  • Hadidi, R., Johnson D., and Mattison, S., "A Comparison Between the 2013 and 2003 AACSB Business Accreditation Standards - Its Possible Impacts on the College Curriculum, Students, Faculty, Employers, and other Stakeholders," A Panel Presentation at the Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Ames, Iowa, May 15-16, 2014.
  • Hadidi, R., McNeil, R., Anderson, B., Clary R., and Koppenhaver G., "Business Advisory Boards - Strategy to Develop Partnership to Maximize their Effectiveness," A Panel Presentation at the Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Normal, Illinois, May 24-25, 2013.
  • Hadidi, R., Lepley, W., McNeil, R., Russ, M., and VandenAvond, S., "Online and Blended Education - A New Frontier for Business Schools and Curricula; Its National and International Implications," A Panel Presentation at the Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Green Bay, Wisconsin, May 18-19, 2012. MWAIS 2012 Proceedings. Paper 27. http://aisel.aisnet.org/mwais2012/27
  • Baggaley, J., Bassindale, A., Cappelli, G., Johnson, L.,  Hadidi, R., Kanwar, A.S., and Wang, Y., Beijing Open University President’s Round Table Panel Presentation on Distance Education, October 21st., 2012, Beijing, China.

  • Hadidi, R., Gibson G., Gerstenecker, Block, K., and Reiter, P., "Move from BS to MS with an MS from UIS," IT Professionals Forum, University of Illinois at Chicago, April 5th., 2012.
  • Gerstenecker, D., Gibson, G., Newcomb, T., Block, K., Hadidi, R., "Move from BS to MS with an MS from UIS," IT Professionals Forum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 9th., 2011.
  • Crockett, D., Hadidi, R., Khazanchi, D., McNeil, R., Van Slyke, C., "What the Business Dean's are Doing to Cope with the Limited and Declining States' Support for Public Higher Education and the Need to Maintain Quality to Keep College AACSB, ABET, and ACBSP Accreditation," A Panel Presentation at the Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Moorhead, Minnesota, May 21-22, 2010.
  • Hadidi, R. “Pedagogy of Online Instruction - How can we Make it Better than Face-to-Face?” An invited presentation at the International Online Teaching Consortium and Innovative Teaching Workshop, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, November 24th, 2009.
  • Hadidi, R., McNeil, R., Ali, H., El-Gayar, O., and Puetz, R. “Panel on AACSB and ABET College and Program Accreditation; Similarities, Differences, and New Standards: Impacts for Stakeholders – Faculty, Students, Administrators, and Employers," Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Madison, South Dakota, May 22-23, 2009.
  • Hadidi, R. “How we Developed the Online MIS Degree Program and what we have Learned,” An invited presentation at the International Online Teaching Consortium and Innovative Teaching Workshop, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, November 28th, 2008.
  • Clary, R., Dean, J., Hadidi, R., Magal, S., Royce, G., McNeil, R., "Technology Education in the Global Business Environment: Desired Skill-Set of Graduating Students and Implications for Curriculum," A Panel Presentation at the Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Eau Claire , Wisconsin , May 23-24, 2008.
  • Vician, C, Gribbins, M., Hadidi, R., Urbaczewski, A., “Technology-enhanced Learning in  Blended Learning Environments: Practical Considerations and Lessons Learned,” A  Panel Presentation at the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado, August 9-12, 2007.
  • Vician, C., Hadidi, R., Gribbins, M., and Lins, P. “An e-collaboration tutorial for sharing digital work with geographically dispersed collaborators,” Presented at the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 18-19, 2007, Springfield, Illinois.
  • Gribbins, M., Hadidi, R., Hall, J., Larson, D., Li, X., Wang, T., and Zhang, Y.  “What Have We E-Learned Over the Past Decade? A Discussion of Faculty’s Experiences with the Development and Delivery of an Online M.S. in MIS Degree Program,” A Panel presentation at the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 18-19, 2007, Springfield, Illinois.
  •  Power , D., Magal, S., Ramaprasad, A., Nelson, M., and Hadidi, R. “Is Information Technology Transforming the Heartland?” A Panel presentation at the Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 18-19, 2007, Springfield, Illinois.

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PRESENTATIONS:

  • Hadidi, R., Carter, L. "Exploring the Impact of IT Mindfulness on E-government Affordances: An Exploratory Study," presented at the Fifteenth Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Dublin, Ireland, December 11, 2016.

  • McNeil, R., Hadidi, R. "The Need for Globalization of Business Higher Education and the Vital Role of Information Systems and Information Technologies (IS/T)," presented at the 2015 Society for Advancement of Management Conference, Las Vegas, March 26-29, 2015.

  • Hadidi, R. "The 2013 AACSB Business Accreditation Standards and its Three Thematic Areas of Innovation, Impact, and Engagement - New Incentives to Obtain and Maintain Accreditation," International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12-14, 2014.

  • Hadidi, R., "Filling the Gap between Business and Technical Knowledge," A paper presented at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-27, 2013.

  • Hadidi, R., “Using Technology to Improve Teaching and Learning,” invited presentation at the Dalian’s Nationalities University, Dalian, China, December 27th, 2012.

  • Hadidi, R., “Using Technology to Improve Teaching and Learning,” invited presentation at the Dalian’s Neusoft Institute of Information, Dalian, China, December 28th, 2012.

  • Hadidi, R. “How to Develop and Deliver Quality Online and Blended Courses and Degree Programs,” invited keynote presentation at the International Forum on Distance Education, Beijing, China, October 20th, 2012.
  • Hadidi, R. "What Managers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Need to Know about Cloud Computing and Services," International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2011.
  • Hadidi, R. "Incorporating the Common Body of Knowledge for Business Process Management Certification in the MSIS Model Curriculum," Mid-West Americas Conference on Information Systems, May 20-21, 2011, Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Hadidi, R. "Exploring the use of SWOT Analysis in the Adoption of Cloud Computing Services for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)," International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2010.
  • Hadidi, R. "Transformation of E-Commerce and M-Commerce to U-Commerce," An Invited Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Global Entrepreneurship and Strategic Human Resource Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 21-22, 2006.
  • Hadidi, R., Application of Task-Technology Fit Theory for Measuring Effectiveness of Using Information Technology in Teaching and Learning," Sabbatical Presentation, University of Illinois Springfield, December 5th, 2006.
  • Hadidi, R. “Virtual Versus Physical Classrooms – A Historical Review of Enrollment, Teaching Practices, and Student Performance in the MS in MIS Program at UIS” A presentation at a teaching/research seminar at UIS, April 23, 2003.
  • Hadidi, R., "Transforming" versus "Automating" Teaching and Learning" A Presentation at the 1999 UIS Online Forum, Springfield, April 8, 1999.
  • Hadidi, R., "Why, How, and What-if Aspects of Online Course and Program Development and Delivery" A Presentation at the 1998-99 UI-OnLine Forum at UIC Chicago, February 19, 1999.
  • Hadidi, R., The MIS-OnLine, MS degree in MIS at UIS, A Presentation at the UI-OnLine Retreat , Governors State University, Chicago, January 29, 1999.
  • Hadidi, R., "Student's Acceptance of Web-Based Course Offerings - An Empirical Assessment." Presented at the Association for Information Systems (AIS), Americas Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, August 14-16, 1998.
  • Hadidi, R. Electronic Commerce -- Business Uses of the Internet at the UI-OnLine Retreat, Kankakee, IL. February 13th, 1998
  • Hadidi, R. The First Fully On-line Course at UIS and a Global Lesson A UIS Campus Presentation, November 21st, 1997
  • Hadidi, R. "Student's Acceptance of Technology-based Course Offerings -- An Empirical Assessment." Presented at the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Americas Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 14-16, 1997
  • Hadidi, R. Information Technology and Public Policy - 1997 Links Conference, May 1997
  • Hadidi, R. "The Internet and Its Impact on Your Business," Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, 115th Annual Convention, Decatur, Illinois, August 20th, 1996.
  • Hadidi, R. "Towards Improving Quality A Comparison of MIS Masters Degree Programs in the United States," Association for Information Systems Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, August 1996.
  • Hadidi, R. "Identifying World-Wide Web Research Opportunities," panel member, International Conference on Information Systems in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "The World-Wide Web," a half-day workshop, presented for UIS faculty and staff, November 10, 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "Quality of an MIS Doctoral Program - Can We Measure it?" Association for Information Systems Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "The Internet and The World-Wide Web," Springfield Chamber of Commerce, July 12, 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "The Internet and The World-Wide Web," Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, July 10, 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "Economic Development and the Internet," Economic Development Council of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, September 14, 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "Information Superhighway," The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association Inc. Central States Regional Conference, Springfield, Illinois, September 15, 1995.
  • Hadidi, R. "The Use of Campus Data Network and The World-Wide Web," Two half-day workshops presented for SSU faculty, staff, and graduate assistants, Fall 1994.
  • Hadidi, R. "Recent Advances in Telecommunications," Monthly Meeting of the capitol chapter of the Data Processing Management Association, Springfield, Illinois, February 1993.
  • Hadidi, R. "End User Computing: Problems and Opportunities," MIS session of the 42nd Annual Meeting of Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE), Peoria, Illinois, April 1991.
  • Hadidi, R. "End User Computing," SSU Chapter of the Data Processing Management Association, February 23rd, 1991.
  • Hadidi, R. "Electronic Data Interchange in Local and State Government," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, April 1992.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Stage Hypothesis for Managing End User Computing," Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Miami Beach, Florida, November 1991.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Stage-of-Growth-Based Framework for Managing End User Computing," Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, San Diego, California, November 1990.
  • Hadidi, R., O'Gorman, D. "Successful MIS Implementation: An Assessment of Fundamental Assumptions," Joint National Meeting of The Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America, New York City, New York, October 1989.
  • Hadidi, R., O'Gorman, D., and O'Gorman, M. A. "MIS and MS/OR Implementation: A Literature Content Analysis of Critical Success Factors," Joint National Meeting of The Institute of Management Sciences/Operations Research Society of America, Denver, Colorado, October 1988.
  • Hadidi, R. "An Innovative M.A. Curriculum in Management Information Systems," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, Toledo, Ohio, April 1987.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Univariate Analysis of Five-Year Cumulative Survival Rate of End Stage Renal Disease Patients," Joint National Meeting of The Institute of Management Sciences/Operations Research Society of America, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1985.
  • Hadidi, R. "Statistical Sampling Using Microcomputers," a workshop; developed and delivered at the Third Annual Illinois State Evaluation Network Conference, Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, September 1984.
  • Hadidi, R. "Personal Computers and Operations Research," a paper presented at the Third Annual Operations Research Applications Conference, Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, April 1984.
  • Hadidi, R. "Fundamentals of Microcomputers and Their Applications in Management," a workshop; developed and delivered at the Second Annual Illinois State Evaluation Network Conference, Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, September 1983.
  • Hadidi, R. "Fundamentals of Microcomputers and Programming in BASIC" a two-day workshop; developed and delivered in the Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, July 1983 and August 1984.
  • Hadidi, R. "A Comparative Evaluation of Group Decision Making Approaches," a paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 1983.
  • Hadidi, R. "Operations Research Techniques in Local and State Government," a two-day workshop; developed and delivered three sessions of this workshop in the Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, December 1981, January and May 1982.
  • Hadidi, R. "Selecting an Appropriate Software Package--the Capabilities of SAS and SPSS," a workshop; developed and delivered at the First Annual Illinois State Evaluation Network Conference; Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, September 1982.
  • Hadidi, R. "Justifications for the Use of Utility Ratio Approach in Group Decision-Making," a paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, April 1982.
  • Hadidi, R., Leonard, M., and Ashton, B. "A Group Decision Approach for Hospital Information Systems Selection," a paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 1980.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Professor and Chair; Department of Management Information Systems, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, Illinois, August 1996 - Present. Courses taught or currently teaching:
    • MIS Capstone
    • Enterprise Models
    • Principles of MIS
    • Electronic Commerce
    • Telecommunications
    • Management Information Systems
  • Associate Professor and Chair; Department of Management Information Systems, University of Illinois at Springfield (formerly Sangamon State University), Springfield, Illinois, August 1987 - July 1996.
  • Associate Professor, Mathematical Systems Program, August 1985 - July 1987. Convener of the MIS Program, January 1986 - July 1987. Courses taught:
    • Managerial Decision Support Systems
    • Management Information Systems
    • Systems Simulation
  • Assistant Professor; joint appointment with the Mathematical Systems Program and Center for Policy Studies and Program Evaluation, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, August 1981 - July 1985. Convener of Math. Systems Program, 1982-84. Courses taught:
    • Operations Research Methods
    • Introduction to Computers and Programming I & II
    • Linear Programming
    • Regression and Analysis of Variance
    • Statistical Analysis
  • Developed and delivered conferences and workshops on the application of operations research techniques in local and state government agencies. Participated in externally-funded projects contracted by the Center for Policy Studies and Program Evaluation.
  • Teaching Assistant; Department of Statistics, University of Missouri-Columbia, September 1980 - May 1981. Taught introductory statistics courses.
  • Research Assistant; Health Services Research Center/Health Care Technology Center, University of Missouri-Columbia, January 1977 - August 1980. Worked on the following research projects:

1.   Evaluation of Drug Information Services/Systems Development of methodology for evaluation of drug information systems.

2.   End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Construction of forecasting systems which can use epidemiological data to predict need for ESRD facilities, manpower, and financial resources.

3.   Impact of Technology on Hospital Costs Study of the contributions of technology to hospital costs and determination of high cost and high technology patients.

4.   Hospital Information Systems Establishment of evaluation techniques for existing hospital information systems, to evaluate the state-of-the-art, and to validate selected systems.

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COMPETITIVE AWARDS, GRANTS, AND CONTRACTS:

Hadidi, R., Hall, J., Larson, D., Li, X., Wang, T., Zhang, Y., Sloan Blended Learning Grant, Development and Blended Delivery of BS in MIS Degree Program, 2008-2009, $18,000.

 

Hadidi, R., Hall, J., Larson, D., Li, X., Wang, T., U of I Global Campus Initiative Grant, Development and Online Delivery of Graduate Certificates in Business Process Management and IT Project Management, 2007, 2008, $93,959.

 

Hadidi, R., D. Dufner, D. O'German, O. Kwon, and S. Vuppuluri., UI-OnLine Grant, University of Illinois; to develop and implement the MS in MIS Online degree program via the web, 1998-2000, $243,435.

Hadidi, R., Advanced Learning Technologies in Higher Education, University of Illinois; received funding to develop and implement a fully on-line deliverable interactive graduate level electronic commerce course via the Internet, Summer 1997, $16,487.

Applications of Learning Technologies in Higher Education, University of Illinois; received funding to develop and implement electronic commerce courseware on the Web, Summer 1996, $9,143.

Received a curriculum development award from SSU to develop and implement course related documents on the Web for an electronic commerce course, Summer 1995, $1,500.

Received a contract to design, develop, and implement the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's Home Page on the World-Wide Web, March-August 1995, $5,000.

Calculated and Analyzed a Five-Year Cumulative Survival Rate of End Stage Renal Disease Dialysis and Transplant Patients and Grafts. Funded by the ESRD coordinating council, network 15, Springfield, Illinois, September 1984-February 1986, $10,000.

Developed Case Processing Software Systems for the Illinois Alcoholism Counselor Certification Board, Springfield, Illinois, August 1984-July 1985, $10,500.

With Walt Johnson and Kim Zimka, developed an Advanced Planning Document for Enhancement of the Illinois Family Support Information Systems. Funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement, January-August 1982, $65,000.

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PROPOSAL REVIEW ACTIVITY::

National Science Foundation, Decision and Management Science Program, reviewed proposals for awards, April 1983.

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OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Mini-track Chair, Technology Enhanced Collaborative Learning, Association for Information Systems Conference (2011-present).

 

Reviewed Information Systems for Business, An Introduction, by Robert C. Nickerson Addison-Wesley-Longman Publishing Company, August 1996

Reviewed The Business of the Internet, by Neal J. Hannon, Course Technology Publishing Company, November 1996.

Reviewed Information Technology for Management Improving Quality and Productivity, a book by J. Wetherbe, E. Turban, and E. McLean, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. August 1995.

Refereed papers for publication in the Management Science journal, MIS Quarterly and a number of Conference Proceedings.

Coordinated a week-long intersession entitled "Computers and Society," held in the Public Affairs Center, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, March 1984. More than 400 students and public, 11 SSU faculty, and six nationally known computer experts participated.

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COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

College of Business and Management Executive Committee Chair (2012-2014, 2005-2006), member (2005-present), College of Business and Management Curriculum Committee (2005-2007), Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Search Committee (2008-2009), Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Education and Research Search Committee (2006-2007), Chair of the Operations Management Faculty Search Committee (2008-2009), Chair of the MIS Faculty Search Committee (2000-2001, 2004-2005, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2012-2013), College of Business and Management Cabinet (1986-present), College of Business and Management Deployment Committee (2006-present).      

Member of Academic Affairs Computing Advisory Committee (Spring 1996- 2003). Member of Campus Information Technology Advisory Committee (Spring 1996-2003). Chair of College of Business and Management AACSB Facilities Planning Committee (Fall 1996-2005). Member of NCA Planning and Fiscal Affairs Subcommittee (Fall 1996-2000), Member of CBM Dean search Committee 1996-97. Member of the Long Range Academic Planning Committee (1988-1996), MIS Faculty Search Committee (1988-1995), Financial Aid Director Search Committee (1994-95), MIS Program Personnel Committee (1987-present), Off-campus Planning Committee (1993-94), University Computer Services Advisory Committee (1990-92), College of Business and Management Curriculum Committee (1990-91), College of Business and Management Dean Search Committee (1989-90).

Member of Faculty Senate (1982-1987), Computer Science Search Committee (1982-1984), University Curriculum and Standards Committee (1982-1984), The Undergraduate Council (1984-1986), Statistics Search Committee (1983-1984), University Computer Usage Committee (1983-1984), Management Information Systems Program Planning Committee (1983-1985), Mathematical Systems Program Personnel Committee (1984-1986), Mathematical Systems Program Five-Year Review Committee (1984-1985), Dean Search Committee, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (1984-1985), Dean Search Committee, College of Business and Management (1986-1987), Arts and Sciences School Personnel Committee (1984-1986), Management Information Systems Search Committee (1986-1987) and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee (1986-1987).

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS:

Charter member of Association for Information Systems, Charter member of the Information Systems Academic Heads International, Charter member of the Midwest Association for Information Systems, Midwest Association for Information Systems President (2009-2010), At-Large Director (2012-2014), Executive Committee (2008-2011, 2012-2014), Alpha Pi Mu, Sigma Xi, and Sigma Beta Delta.

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