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Professor of Management Information Systems, Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Fields of Expertise:
Business > Management Info Systems
Business > Manufacturing
Business > Technology Management
Business > Workplace Issues
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Qiang (John) Tu is a professor of management information systems and associate dean for faculty development in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business. He teaches MIS courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and is recipient of the 2005–2006 Dean Zutes Fellowship at Saunders College of Business for outstanding intellectual contribution.
Before joining the Saunders College in 2000, Tu taught at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Author of many published journal articles, conference papers and presentations, Tu's research focuses on information systems strategy, manufacturing strategy, technology management, and behavioral issues in information systems and manufacturing management. His latest research interests focus on technology related stress in workplaces, technology outsourcing to China, and e-supply chain management performance issues.
Tu is the winner of the prestigious Elwood S. Buffa Doctoral Dissertation Competition award sponsored by the national Decision Sciences Institute and Irwin/McGraw-Hill.
Tu has also published in academic journals including Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Information Technology Management, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Strategic Information Systems and Computers and Industrial Engineering Journal.
Tu received his Ph.D. degree from the College of Business Administration at the University of Toledo in 1999. He earned an M.S. in systems engineering and a B.S. in management engineering from Jiaotong University, China. He has had several years of business experience in China, where he helped establish high-tech joint ventures before starting his doctoral studies in the U.S.