Associate Professor Stuart Dillon
Head of School of Management & Marketing
E-commerce; Social Networks; Technology; Web
Digital Business; Cloud Computing; Beacons; Contemporary Technologies, Mobile Commerce; IT Consumerisation; Electronic Government; IT Project Management, Wearables, Grounded Theory
Qualifications: BSc, PGDipMgtSys, MMS, PhD Waikato
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Associate Professor Stuart Dillon is the Head of the School of Management & Marketing, within the Waikato Management School. Most of Stuart's teaching and research is in the broad area of emerging digital business technologies. In particular, he explores how business adopts contemporary technologies and the impact such adoption has on them.
Current projects include behavioural competencies of IT Project Managers, Beacons, Data Curation as a Service, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud Computing. He has published in leading journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Global Information Management, International Journal of Project Management, and Scientometrics. The Department is the sole New Zealand member of the European Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) and Stuart collaborates with number of researchers from other ERCIS members, in particular from the University of Münster
Much of Stuart's research is qualitative and he has a particular interest in interpretative approaches - especially Grounded Theory. He is willing to consider quality proposals from prospective PhD students aligned with his research interests and methods.
Current PhD Supervision
- Heidi Lu “An Exploration of Cloud-based Technologies in Enhancing Emergency Management Capabilities”
- Arafat Alshawaf "The Use of Social Networking Technologies for Home-Based Business: The Case of Saudi Arabian Female Entrepreneurs"
- Dannie Jefferies "The Role of Gamification for Enhancing Health Outcomes"
Past PhD Supervision
- Bridget Sheffer (2018) “Innovation-to-Internationalization: Small and medium cloud-based software firms’ communication strategies and needs”
- Debashish Mandal (2015) “Social Media Adoption By Micro Businesses”
- Said Al Saifi (2014) “The Nature of the Relationships between Social Networks, Interpersonal trust, Management Support, and Knowledge Sharing”
- Hamed Al Namani (2014) “A Multi-Level Technology Acceptance, Adoption, and Implementation Model for Achieving Government –Citizen Dialogue”
- Jihong Chen (2010) “Exploring Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Building at Offshore Technical Support Centers”
- Chansit Siritanachot (2008) “The Impact of Intervential Change Techniques, on an Internet Banking Cross-functional Team”
- Frank Hung (2006) “Supporting Organisational Critical Activities from Websites”
Dillon, S., Rastrick, K., Stahl, F., & Vossen, G. (2018). Using the web while offline: A case comparison. In A. Elci (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Contemporary Perspectives on Web-Based Systems (pp. 108-124). IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-5384-7.ch006
Mandal, D., McQueen, R., Dillon, S. M., & Rastrick, K. (2017). The influence of small enterprise owner personality traits on Facebook use. Small Enterprise Research, 24(2), 120-131. doi:10.1080/13215906.2017.1338194
Vossen, G., Dillon, S., Schomm, F., & Stahl, F. (2017). A classification framework for beacon applications. Open Journal of Internet Things (OJIOT), 3(1), 11 pages.
Saghafi, H., McQueen, R., Dillon, S., & Wang, W. (2017). A critical hermeneutics analysis of SME ERP implementation project management practices. In ACIS2017 Conference Proceeding (pp. 10 pages). Conference held University of Tasmania. Hobart, Australia: University of Tasmania.
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