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Dr. GUOYING (Grace) ZHANG

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(940) 397 4693
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Title
Professor of Management Information Systems
Location
Dillard College of Business Administration
Room
273

Bio

Dr. Guoying Zhang received her Ph.D. in Information Systems from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington Seattle. Her research interests include data analytics, information systems management, information security, and social network analysis. Currently, she works as a Professor of Management Information Systems at Dillard College of Business Administration at MSU Texas (a member of Texas Tech System). She has published in several top MIS journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, INFORMS Journal on Computing, and Decision Support Systems. Her works also appear in recognized journals such as the Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, International Journal of Information Management, Management Decision, Information Systems and e-Business Management, International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, among others. She serves on the Senior Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Information Systems Education and as an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Social Media and Online Communities and the International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking. 


High academic achievements earned the Dillard College of Business accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 2009, demonstrating that Dillard College is among the top business colleges. Dr. Zhang has been instrumental in earning this accreditation as the Assurance of Learning (AOL) Committee Chair. She is also the Chair of the Online Learning Committee and Beta Gamma Sigma's faculty sponsor, a national honor society. Dr. Zhang has twice won MSU university research grants, the Dillard College Research Award, the Dillard College Teaching Award, and the Faculty of the Year for student internship.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Washington PhD, Information Systems (Major), Operations Management (Minor) 2007
Shanghai Jiao Tong University M.S., Economics 2000
Shanghai Jiao Tong University B.E., Computer Science and Engineering 1997
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Professor of Management Information Systems 08/01/2019
Midwestern State University Associate Professor of Management Information Systems 08/01/2013 07/31/2019
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems 08/01/2007 07/31/2013
Motorola China Business Analyst 02/01/2000 09/01/2002

Refereed Journal Publications

Peng, J., Zhang, G., & Chiu, C. (2022). An Empirical Investigation on Vulnerability for Software Companies.   International Journal of Systems and Software Security and Protection (IJSSSP), 13 (1), 1-15.

Peng, J., Guo, P., Guo, M., & Zhang, G. (2020). IT Application Maturity in China - How Do You Manage It.  Journal of Global Information Management, 28 (3).

Zhang, G., Johnston, C., & Shao, C. Y. (2019). Working Students and Their Academic Performance - A Decision Tree Analysis.  Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 19 (7), 123-136.

Peng, J., Quan, J., Zhang, G., & Dubinsky, A. J. (2016). Mediation effect of business process and supply chain management capabilities on the impact of IT on firm performance: Evidence from Chinese firms.   International Journal of Information Management, 36 (1), 89-96, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2015.09.006.

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (2015). Optimal Policies for Security Patch Management.   INFORMS Journal on Computing, 27 (3), 462–477, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/ijoc.2014.0638.

Peng, J., Quan, J., Zhang, G., & Dubinsky, A. (2015). Knowledge Sharing, Social Relationships, and Contextual Performance: The Moderating Influence of Information Technology Competence.   Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC), 27 (2), 58-73, doi: DOI: 10.4018/joeuc.2015040103.

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Zhang, S., Dai, X., & Li, J. (2014). Effects of Online Advertising on Automobile Sales.   Management Decision, 52 (5), 834-851.

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Fu, Z., & Tan, Y. (2014). An Empirical Investigation on Organizational Innovation and Individual Creativity.   Information Systems and e-Business Management, 12 (3), 465-489.

Zhang, G., Johnston, C., & Shao, C. (2014). A Model for Optimally Promoting Application Diffusion on Facebook.   International Journal of Marketing Studies, 6 (4).

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (2014). Quality Competition and Market Segmentation in the Security Software Market.   MIS Quarterly, 38 (2), 589-606.

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (2012). Hacker Behavior, Network Effects, and the Security Software Market.   Journal of Management Information Systems, 29 (2), 77-108.

Peng, J. & Zhang, G. (2012). Path Analysis of IT Application Maturity.   International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 10 (3/4), 292-306.

Winzent, D., Wilson, P. H., Shao, C. Y., & Zhang, G. (2012). Effectiveness of Celebrity Voice-overs in Advertising Recall.   Journal of Management and Business Research, 2 (1), 6-20.

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Fu, Z., & Tan, Y. (2012). Exploring Innovation in the Context of Employee Relationship and IT-Enabled Knowledge Sharing.   Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 108 (1), 22-36.

Zhang, G., Dubinsky, A. J., & Tan, Y. (2011). Impact of Blogs on Sales Revenue: Test of a Network Model.   International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 3 (2), 68-82.

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Chen, R., & Tan, Y. (2011). Impacts of Essential Elements of Management on IT Application Maturity - A Perspective from Firms in China.   Decision Support Systems, 51 (1), 88-98.

Wierschem, D., Zhang, G., & Johnston, C. (2010). Information Technology Certification Value: an initial response from employers.   Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 19 (4), 91-108.

Zhang, G. & Johnston, C. R. (2010). Employment and the Academic Performance of Undergraduate Business Students.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 10 (2), 54-83.

Dubinsky, A. J., Zhang, G., & Wood, M. (2010). Revelations from Data Mining: A Case Study of a Sales Territory.   Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 10 (2), 8-26.

Kaya, C. C., Zhang, G., Tan, Y., & Mookerjee, V. S. (2009). An Admission-Control Technique for Delay Reduction in Proxy Caching.   Decision Support Systems, 46 (2), 594-603.

Book Chapters 

Peng, J., Quan, J., Zhang, G., & Dubinsky, A. J. (2018). Knowledge Sharing from Employee's Perspective - Social Relationship, Contextual Performance, and IT Competence. Handbook of Research on the Evolution of IT and the Rise of E-Society

Peng, J., Quan, J., Zhang, G., & Dubinsky, A. J. (2016). Knowledge Sharing, Social Relationships, and Contextual Performance: The Moderating Influence of Information Technology Competence. Business Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global.