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Edward Chen

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Professor Edward ChenProfessor
  • CollegeManning School of Business
  • DepartmentOperations Informat Systems
  • Phone(978) 934-2756
  • Fax(978) 934-4034
  • OfficePulichino Tong Business Center - 542

Research Interests

Project Management, Knowledge Management, System Development, Internet of Things (IoT)

information technology project management, knowledge management, agile development methodology, software development, telemedicine, Internet of Things


  • Ph D: Information Systems, (1993), University of Texas at Arlington - Arlington, TX
    Supporting Area: Management Science
  • MBA: Information Systems, (1983), Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
  • BS: Management Science, (1980), National Chiao-Tung University - Taiwan, Republic of China


  • Chen, E. (2015) "The Gamification as a Resourceful Tool to Improve Work Performance," Springer pp. 473–488
  • Chen, E. (2014) "Enhancing electronic commerce with hybrid mobile application development architecture," pp. 161
  • Chen, E. (2014) "RFID Technology and Privacy," RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement pp. 140
  • Chen, E. (2014) "Web 2.0 and Social Media in Today’s Business World," pp. 200
  • Chen, E. (2014) "U.S.-China Trade Relations and Economic Distrust," The Chinese Economy 47:3 pp. 57
  • Chen, E. (2013) "Issues and technologies of effective energy management," Business Strategies and Approaches for Effective Engineering Management pp. 203-218
  • Chen, E. (2013) "Making agile development and offshoring practice successful on global software development project," Cultural and Technological Influences on Global Business pp. 106-118
  • Chen, E. (2013) "An Observation of Healthcare Knowledge Management," Communications of the IIMA 13: pp. 95-106
  • Chen, E. (2013) "Knowledge Management Implementation in the Health Care Industry," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 634-644
  • Chen, E. (2012) "Implementation Issues of Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry," Communications of the IIMA 12:2 pp. 39
  • Chen, E. (2011) "Web 2.0 social networking technologies and strategies for knowledge management," Knowledge Management 2.0: Organizational Models and Enterprise Strategies pp. 84-102
  • Chen, E. (2011) "Social Networking Technologies in Knowledge Management," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 922-931
  • O’Keefe, M., Chen, E. (2011) "The Impact of Emergent Web 2.0 on Virtual Teams. (English)," Communications of the IIMA 11:2 pp. 91
  • Chen, E. (2010) "Adopting e-business in small and medium enterprise," Communications of the IIMA 10:2 pp. 29
  • Chen, E. (2010) "Green information technology and virtualization in corporate environmental management information systems," Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems: Advancements and Trends pp. 23-36
  • Chen, E. (2010) "Enhancing Corporate Environmental Management Performance with Green Information Technology and Virtualization," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 230-235
  • Chen, E. (2009) "Enterprise resource planning system: Issues and implementation," Emerging Topics and Technologies in Information Systems pp. 102-114
  • Chen, E. (2008) "Successful e-learning in corporations," Communications of the IIMA 8:2 pp. 45
  • Chen, E. (2008) "A Cross-Section Examination of Kms on Firm Performance," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 457-462
  • Feng, D., Chen, E. (2007) "Firm performance effects in relations to the implementation and use of knowledge management systems," International Journal of Innovation and Learning 4:2 pp. 172-185
  • Hsu, J., Chen, E. (2006) "The Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Information Systems: A Case of A Software Industry Acquisition," Communications of the IIMA 6:1 pp. 6
  • Feng, K., Chen, E., Liou, W. (2004) "Implementation of Knowledge Management Systems and Firm Performance: an Empirical Investigation," Journal of Computer Information Systems 45:2 pp. 92-104
  • Hsu, J.S., Chen, E. (2004) "Managers’ Perceived Benefits of Using Electronic Procurement in Taiwan," Communications of the IIMA 4:2 pp. 3
  • Chen, H., Chen, E., Yeh, A. (2003) "The effects of relationship commitment and trust on business to consumer electronic commerce-the case of Taiwan," Communications of the IIMA 3:1 pp. 4
  • Chong, P.P., Chen, E., Chen, J.C. (2002) "E-Procurement in Taiwan: Issues and Viewpoints," Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets & Policies 5:4 pp. 521
  • Chen, E., Sircar, S., Hwang, H. (2002) "Investigating the Effects of Group Support Systems and Member Training on Decision-Making Task," Proceedings - Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute pp. 1304-1309
  • Chen, E., Sicrar, S., Hwang, H. (1998) "Use of GDSS and training of group members to improve decision-making: An empirical study," Journal of International Information Management 7:1 pp. 2
  • Lai, V.S., Chen, E. (1995) "An assessment of the job prospects of MIS doctoral students in the academic marketplace," Information and Management 29:4 pp. 183-189
  • Chen, E. (1978) "PROGRAM COMPLEXITY AND PROGRAMMER PRODUCTIVITY.," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering SE-4:3 pp. 187-194


  • - Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2013 Annual Meeting, April 2013 - Brooklyn, New York
  • - 23rd International Information Management Association Annual Conference, October 2012 - Chicago, Illinois
  • - International Information Management Association Annual Conference, October 2011 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • - Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Conference, April 2011 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Partnership for a Sustainable and Cleaner Production of Coffee and Biofuels in Central America (), Grant - Higher Education for Development (HED)
    Chen, E., Lee, K. (Principal)
  • USAID Center for Sustainable Infrastructure in Developing Regions: The Living Waters Initiative (), Grant - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
    Chen, E., Raudales, R. (Co-Principal), Lee, K. (Co-Principal)