Associate Professor Sherah Kurnia

  • Room: Level: 10 Room: 16
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • 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, BComp(Hons), GCUT, PhD is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing and Information Systems, the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is currently teaching Enterprise Systems, Shaping the Enterprise with ICT and Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce (B2B EC). Her research areas include electronic commerce, inter-organisational systems, mobile commerce and social technologies, supply chain management, sustainability, strategic IT decision making and enterprise architecture. Dr Kurnia has published in various journals including Information and Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems Journal, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Supply Chain Management and Asia Pacific Management Review, book chapters and leading international IS conferences proceedings.

Recent publications

  1. 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
  2. Ramadani, L.; Kurnia, S.; Breidbach, C. Advancing ICT4D Research through Service-Dominant Logic. . Australasian Conference on Information Systems ACIS. 2017.
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Choudrie, J.; Tsatsou, P.; Kurnia, S. Social inclusion and usability of ICT-enabled services. . Routledge. 2017, pp. 1-383. DOI: 10.4324/9781315677316
  6. 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
  7. Eitiveni, I.; Kurnia, S.; Buyya, R. Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Taxonomy, Gaps, and Future Directions. . AISel. 2017.
  8. 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/
  9. Baharudin Jusuf, M.; Kurnia, S. Understanding the Benefits and Success Factors of Enterprise Architecture. . Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2017, pp. 4887-4896.
  10. 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.
  11. Choudrie, J.; Kurnia, S.; Vodanovich, S. Introduction to the Diffusion, Impacts, Adoption and Usage of ICTs upon Society Mini-track. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. IEEE COMPUTER SOC. 2016, Vol. 2016-March, pp. 3847-3847. DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2016.479
  12. Rosman, MRM.; Kurnia, S.; Widjaja, I. Investigating Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS) Benefits. . American Scientific Publishers. 2016.
  13. 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.
  14. Kurnia, S.; Karnali, RJ.; Rahim, MM. A qualitative study of business-to-business electronic commerce adoption within the Indonesian grocery industry: A multi-theory perspective. Information & Management. ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV. 2015, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 518-536. DOI: 10.1016/
  15. Moniruzzaman, M.; Kurnia, S.; Parkes, A.; Maynard, SB. Business intelligence and Supply Chain agility. ACIS 2015 Proceedings - 26th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. University of South Australia. 2015.
  16. Kumia, S.; Choudrie, J.; Mahbubur, RM.; Alzougool, B. E-commerce technology adoption: A Malaysian grocery SME retail sector study. Journal of Business Research. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 2015, Vol. 68, Issue 9, pp. 1906-1918. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2014.12.010
  17. Frampton, K.; Shanks, G.; Tamm, T.; Kurnia, S.; Milton, S. Enterprise Architecture Service Provision: Pathways to value. . European Research Centre for Information Systems. 2015.
  18. Rivera, AC.; Kurnia, S. Exploring the roles of ICT in supporting sustainability practices. ACIS 2015 Proceedings - 26th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. University of South Australia. 2015.
  19. Wong, D.; Bosua, R.; Kurnia, S.; Chang, S. Exploring the use of enterprise 2.0 and its impact on social capital within a large organisation. ACIS 2015 Proceedings - 26th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. University of South Australia. 2015.
  20. Kurnia, S.; Hill, S.; Rahim, MM.; Larsen, K.; Braun, P. Food Hubs in Australia: Benefits, challenges and potential ict contributions. Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, PACIS 2015 - Proceedings. AIS. 2015.

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