Associate Professor Sherah Kurnia

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  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Enterprise systems (Enterprise system implementation, critical success factors, enterprise architecture)
  • Inter-organisational information systems (Adoption barriers, maturity model, trust)
  • Sustainable supply chain management (sustainable supply chain management initiatives, sustainable practices, triple bottom line, roles of IS/IT, corporate social responsibility)
  • Technology adoption (Strategic IT decision making, electronic commerce, social technology, mobile technology, developing countries, grocery industry)

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Sherah Kurnia is an Associate Professor at the School of Computing and Information Systems, the University of Melbourne, Australia. She completed her PhD in inter-organizational information system adoption from Monash University, Australia. She is currently teaching Enterprise Systems, Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce and Enterprise Architecture Applications. Her research areas include electronic commerce, inter-organizational information systems, mobile commerce and social technologies, supply chain management, sustainability, strategic IT decision making and enterprise architecture. Dr. Kurnia has over 150 publications and have published in various journals including Information and Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Business Research, and International Journal of Supply Chain. She has won six Best Paper Awards from leading Information Systems conferences. She is currently an Associate Editor for Information and Management Journal.

Recent publications

  1. Kurnia, S.; Huang, GS.; Linden, T. A Study of Critical Success Factors for Enterprise Systems Implementation by SMEs. . PACIS 2018. 2018.
  2. Jeong, J.; Kurnia, S.; Samson, D.; Cullen, S. Enhancing the application and measurement of relationship quality in future IT outsourcing studies. 26th European Conference on Information Systems: Beyond Digitization - Facets of Socio-Technical Change, ECIS 2018. 26 European Conference on Information Systems. 2018, pp. 1-11.
  3. Ramadani, L.; Kurnia, S.; Breidbach, CF. In Search for Holistic ICT4D Research: A Systematic Literature Review. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2018, pp. 2424-2433. DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2018.304
  4. Kurnia, S.; Eitiveni, I.; Buyya, R. IT-Enabled Capabilities for Sustainable Supply Chain Management: An Affordance Theory Perspective. . PACIS 2018. 2018.
  5. Kurnia, S.; Mannaperuma, B.; Singh, P.; Ho, W. Moderating influence of the business environment on suppliers’ contractual embeddedness and sales probability: Complex adaptive system view. . Australian National University. 2018.
  6. Jeong, J.; Kurnia, S.; Samson, D.; Cullen, S. Psychological Contract in IT Outsourcing: A Systematic Literature Review. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2018, pp. 135-144. DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2018.019
  7. Kurnia, S. Sustainable Supply Chain Management Adoption: Challenges and Opportunities. . IEEE. 2018.
  8. Kurnia, S.; Constantinidis, D.; Parkes, A.; Tamm, T.; Seddon, P. A Preliminary Testing of the Strategic IT Decision Making Model. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. 2017, Vol. 504, pp. 707-717. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59111-7_57
  9. Ramadani, L.; Kurnia, S.; Breidbach, C. Advancing ICT4D Research through Service-Dominant Logic. . Australasian Conference on Information Systems ACIS. 2017.
  10. Rai, D.; Kurnia, S. Factors Affecting the Growth of the ICT Industry: The Case of Bhutan. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. 2017, Vol. 504, pp. 728-739. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59111-7_59
  11. Kurnia, S.; Constantinidis, D.; Parkes, AJ.; Seddon, PB. Is there a prescription for strategic IT decisions?. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases. Palgrave Macmillan: 18 month embargo. 2017, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.1057/s41266-016-0011-1
  12. Choudrie, J.; Tsatsou, P.; Kurnia, S. Social inclusion and usability of ICT-enabled services. . Routledge. 2017, pp. 1-383. DOI: 10.4324/9781315677316
  13. Kurnia, S.; Rahim, MM.; Hill, S.; Larsen, K.; Braun, P.; Samson, D.; Singh, PJ. Supporting regional food supply chains with an E-commerce application. . Routledge. 2017, pp. 209-228. DOI: 10.4324/9781315677316
  14. Eitiveni, I.; Kurnia, S.; Buyya, R. Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Taxonomy, Gaps, and Future Directions. . AISel. 2017.
  15. Mahmud, I.; Ramayah, T.; Kurnia, S. To use or not to use: Modelling end user grumbling as user resistance in pre-implementation stage of enterprise resource planning system. Information Systems. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2017, Vol. 69, pp. 164-179. DOI: 10.1016/
  16. Baharudin Jusuf, M.; Kurnia, S. Understanding the Benefits and Success Factors of Enterprise Architecture. . Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2017, pp. 4887-4896.
  17. Yeap, JAL.; Ramayah, T.; Halim, HA.; Ahmad, NH.; Kurnia, S. Exploring the Impact of Internet Addiction on Academic Engagement: A Preliminary Study on Undergraduates. Indian Journal of Management Science. Educational Research Multimedia & Publications. 2016, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 1-9.
  18. Choudrie, J.; Kurnia, S.; Vodanovich, S. Introduction to the Diffusion, Impacts, Adoption and Usage of ICTs upon Society Mini-track. 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). IEEE COMPUTER SOC. 2016, Vol. 2016-March, pp. 3847-3847. DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2016.479
  19. Rosman, MRM.; Kurnia, S.; Widjaja, I. Investigating Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS) Benefits. . American Scientific Publishers. 2016.
  20. Everard, S.; Mendoza, A.; Kurnia, S. Preparing seniors for e-health: A study on the readiness of their technology tutors. Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2016 - Proceedings. AiSel. 2016, pp. 1-10.

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