Dr. Chang-tseh Hsieh, professor in the College of Business and Economic
Development at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been
appointed as the H.F. McCarty Jr. Distinguished Professorship in
Management Information Systems.
This is the
second time that Hsieh has received the honor, which is effective
for the next two years and carries a stipend. Hsieh's first appointment
was in 2001. The appointment is intended to give Southern Miss faculty
members an opportunity to advance professional and scholarly development,
research and community service.
A member of
the Southern Miss faculty since 1988, Dr. Hsieh specializes in database
management and Internet commerce. Support offered through the McCarty
professorship allows Hsieh to place an intense focus on research
that is not possible during the regular semester. His current research
is focusing on the quality of health care organizations, in particular
adds value all the way into the classroom, says Dr. Rod Posey, interim
director of the Southern Miss School of Accountancy and Information
Systems. "Our university's ability to offer professorships
like this helps faculty stay on the cutting edge of research and
further translates into a benefit for our students," Dr. Posey
said. That benefit, says Hsieh, also translates into greater recognition
for the university through collaboration with other business school
professors across the country.
has served as visiting professor in the College of Business Administration
at Providence University in Taichung, Taiwan, and as visiting scholar
of management information systems at the Chinese University of Hong
author and experienced editor, Dr. Hsieh has published articles
in the Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Systems Management,
Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of End User Computing,
Journal of Information Technology, Journal of Information Systems
Management, Industrial Management, and Data Systems, among others.
Hsieh also is in the first year of a three-year term as editor of
the Journal of International Technology and Information Systems,
a peer-review academic journal of the International Information
his Ph.D. from Purdue University at West Lafayette, Ind., and holds
a master's of business administration from Southern Miss.