Saunders College of Business
Dr. Manlu Liu focuses on studying community perspective of information systems. She conducts interdisciplinary research by applying both qualitative and quantitative research methodology. Her research interests include community-based open source (community source), accounting and financial analytics, open innovation in health it, and blockchain technology.
She started to examine community source phenomenon in 2005. She and her coauthors introduced this phenomenon to Management Information Systems (MIS) academic field and developed research models for community source evolution and sustainability. Dr. Liu is currently passionate about how business analytics applies to accounting and finance. She co-initiated the Advanced Certificate of Accounting and Financial Analytics. She designed and developed the graduate level Accounting Analytics course. Her most recent research projects focus on studying the impact of blockchain technology to accounting and auditing community by applying text mining techniques through social media data. Her publications appear in leading academic journals in both MIS and Accounting fields, including Information and Organization, European Accounting Review, Information Systems Journal, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Global Information Management, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Systems and Software, Electronic Commerce Research etc. Her research also attract interests of practitioners. Her publications appear in leading practitioner journals such as the CPA Journal, Current Issues in Auditing. She served as a Guest Co-Editor for Journal of Electronic Commerce Research.
She serves as the member of the Editorial Review Board for the following journals: Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Electronic Government: An International Journal, and International Journal of Electronic Finance. She has been serving as a session chair, program committee member for prestigious international conferences including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), the Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference (SWDSI), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) International Conference etc.
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