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Dr. Eldon Y. Li is University Chair Professor and former department chair of the Department of Management Information Systems at the National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taiwan.  He is currently serving as the V.P. for Global Activities in Decision Science Institute. He holds a bachelor degree (1971/9-1975/6) in international trade from NCCU and both MSBA degree (1977/9-1978/12) in management information systems and Ph.D. degree (1979/1-1982/5) in information systems and quantitative sciences from Texas Tech UniversityHe was the Dean of College of Informatics and Director of Graduate Institute of Social Informatics at Yuan Ze University, Chung Li, Taiwan (2003-2005), the Founding Director of Graduate Institute of Information Management, National Chung Cheng University, Chia Yi, Taiwan (1994-1996), the Coordinator of Management Information Systems Program, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA (1986-1989; 2001-2003). He is a Certified Data Educator (CDE) and is also Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS in USA.  He was a management consultant to the clientele of the U.S. Small Business Administration, a software quality specialist of Information Services Division at Bechtel Corporation, and a visiting software scientist at IBM Corporation. He has published over 260 papers in the areas of electronic business, service innovation, decision systems, human factors in information technology (IT), strategic IT planning, software engineering, total quality management, information management, and business management.  His papers have appeared in top journals such as Communications of the ACM, Communications of Association for Information Systems, Computers & Education, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, Journal of Association for Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, Omega, Research Policy, among others.  Dr. Li received five first-prize "Best Paper" awards from: Quality Data Processing, Journal of Quality Assurance Institute, Sun Yat-Sen Management Reviews, Information & Education, and The First Conference of International Chinese Information Systems Association.  In addition, he received the prestigious "Most-Outstanding Research Award" from the NSC in both 1995 and 2004; the "Presidential Award for Outstanding Services and Contributions" from National Chung Cheng University in 1996; and the prestigious Y.Z. Hsu Outstanding Professor Award (Science, Technology, and Humanity Category) from the Far Eastern Y.Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, Taiwan, December 31, 2003. 

        Dr. Li contributes significantly to academic communities since the mid 1980s. He started his service to Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI) in 1989; hosted 2001 annual conference; and became the President in 2002. His service to International Chinese Information Systems Association (ICISA) began in 1991; He became the President and served as the Editor-in-Chief for its official publication, Communications of the ICISA, in 1998. He began involving with Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) in 1990 and hosted International DSI Conference in 2011. His service to Chinese Society for Information Management (CSIM, Taiwan) began in 1994 as a member of the board of society as well as the editorial board of its official publication, Journal of Information Management; in 2012 he became the Editor-in-Chief. His service to Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute (APDSI) started in 1997 including serving as a webmaster since 1998 (See http://www.apdsi.org/); he served as the Secretary General during 2001-2003; hosted 2005 annual conference; and became the President in 2007. Since he returned to Taiwan from USA in 2003, Dr. Li started his service to Association for Information Systems (AIS); he established Taiwan Chapter of AIS (TWAIS) and served as the President in 2009 (See http://www.twais.org/); he also served as Region 3 V.P. for AIS during 2012-2014. Finally, he established International Consortium for Electronic Business (ICEB) in 2001 and hosted its website since then (See http://www.icebnet.org/); he served as the Executive Director during 2001-2012 to promote electronic business research globally; hosted 2007 and 2014 annual conferences; and served as the President in 2008. In 2012, he was recognized as the permanent Honorary President for ICEB and its China Chapter (ICEB-CN).

       Dr. Li is a member of the editorial/advisory board for Communications of the ICISA (U.S.A.); a member of the editorial board for Information & Management (Elsevier), Journal of Management Systems (U.S.A.), International Journal of Management Theory and Practice (U.S.A.), and Journal of e-Business (Taiwan). He has created 6 special issues in international journals including Decision Support Systems (2005 and 2007), International Journal of Service Industry Management (2003), Total Quality Management and Business Excellence (2003), Journal of Global Information Management (2003), and Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce (2002). He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Electronic Business (IJEB), International Journal of Information and Computer Security (IJICS), International Journal of Information Systems and Management (IJISAM), International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management (IJIEM), International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising (IJIMA), International Journal of Technology Policy and Law (IJTPL), and International Journal of Information Systems and Management (IJISAM), all published by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., UK.  He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of MIS Review: An International Journal (Airiti, Taiwan) and Journal of Information Management (CSIM, Taiwan); the senior editor for a book series, Advances in Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and E-Services (AMCRMES), published by IGI Global Publisher (USA). He has co-edited 5 academic books regarding electronic business and social media for IGI.

 

Academic Jobs:

  1. 2005/08-present: University Chair Professor, Department of Management Information Systems, National Chengchi University, Taiwan.
  2. 2014/08-2017/7: Chairperson, Department of Management Information Systems, National Chengchi University, Taiwan.
  3. 2007/10-2012/02: Director of Innovation Incubation Center, National Chengchi University, Taiwan. In 2012; guided two startups, xFuture.org and kidsburgh.com.tw, to successfully build and operate their companies.
  4. 2008/03-2009/07: Founder and Director, Center for Service Innovation, National Chengchi University, Taiwan.
  5. 2003/08-2005/07: Dean of College of Informatics, Director of Graduate Institute of Social Informatics, and Professor of Department of Information Management, all at Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.
  6. 1982/01-2007/03: Professor Emeritus (2007/03-present), Professor (1990/09-2007/03), Associate Professor (1982/01-1990/08), Program Coordinator (1986-1989; 2001-2003) of Management Information Systems, Orfalea College of Business, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA.
  7. 1994/08-1996/07: Founding Director, Graduate Institute of Information Management, National Chung Cheng University, Chia Yi, Taiwan.
  8. 1999/08-2000/08: Visiting Professor, Department of DSE, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

Volunteer Services:

  1. Vice President for Global Activities, Decision Sciences Institute (2016 - 2018);

  2. Best Paper Award Committee, Western Decision Sciences Institute (2015-present);
  3. Early Career Award Committee, Association for Information Systems (2015-present);
  4. Nominating Committee, Decision Sciences Institute (2015);
  5. Marketing Committee, Decision Sciences Institute (2013 - 2014);
  6. Conference Chair for the 2014 International Consortium for Electronic Business (ICEB) (2013-2014);
  7. Series Editor for a book series, Advances in Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and E-Services (2012 - present), published by Idea Group Publisher (U.S.A.);
  8. Conference Chair for the 2011 International Decision Sciences Institute (IDSI);
  9. Board of Directors member, Chinese Society of Information Management, Taiwan (2004/8-present);
  10. Region 3 (Asia Pacific) Representative, Association for Information Systems (2012-2014);
  11. Founding President, Taiwan Chapter of Association for Information Systems (TWAIS) (2009);
  12. Founding Series Editor for a book series, Advances in Electronic Business (2005 - 2012), published by Idea Group Publisher (U.S.A.);
  13. Founder and Executive Director of International Consortium for Electronic Business (ICEB), 2007 & 2014 Conference Chair, 2008 President, and 2012 Honorary President;
  14. 2001 Conference Chair and 2002 President of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI);
  15. Secretary General (2001-2003), the 2005 & 2011 Conference Chair, and 2008 President for the Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute (APDSI);
  16. 1998 President of the International Chinese Information Systems Association (ICISA) and Editor-in-Chief for the Communications of the ICISA (U.S.A.);
  17. 2009 Founding President, Taiwan Chapter of Association for Information Systems.
  18. Research Grant Committee member for Management II Division, National Science Council, Taiwan (2004-2005).
  19. Accreditation member for General universities appointed by Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2005).
  20. Accreditation member for Science and Technology universities appointed by Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2007, 2010).
  21. E-Business Expert (2005-2007) appointed by the International Collaboration Office of the NICI (National Information & Communication Initiative) commissioned by the Executive Yuan of Taiwan;
  22. Keynote speaker for Conference on Service Innovation through R&D, hosted by Ministry of Knowledge Economy, South Korea (2009).
  23. External examiner for EPTH and EMBA programs, Faculty of Business Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012-2015).
  24. External examiner for Ph.D. program, Department of DSE, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2011/02-present).
  25. External examiner for undergraduate and graduate programs, Department of Operations and MIS, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2010/09-present).
  26. External examiner for research project proposals submitted to Research Grant Council, Hong Kong (1998/03-present)
  27. External examiner for personnel performance and promotion, Lingnan College, Hong Kong (1998/10-2002/01)
  28. Editorial board member of Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce (publication ceased in 2003), Journal of The Quality Assurance Institute (U.S.A., 1990-2003);
  29. Guest Editors for Decision Support Systems (U.S.A.), International Journal of Service Industry Management (U.K.), Journal of Global Information Management (U.S.A.), Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce (U.S.A.), Total Quality Management (U.K.);
  30. Software productivity consultant at Software Industry Productivity Task Force, Bureau of Industry, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. ;
  31. Academic advisor of Service Research and Innovation Institute Asia Pacific (SriiAP);
  32. Senior consultant to both Commerce Development Research Institute (CDRI) and Industry Technology Research Institute (ITRI);
  33. Member of publication committee and the Chair of Editorial Board for Business division of Chengchi University Press in Taiwan.  
AWARDS RECEIVED
  1. "University Chair Professor (Honorary)," a prestigious permanent title awarded by National Chengchi University, 2014.
  2. "University Chair Professor (Honorary)," a prestigious permanent title awarded by National Chengchi University, 2011.
  3. "University Chair Professor," a prestigious permanent title awarded by National Chengchi University, 2008.
  4. "University Chair Professor," a prestigious permanent title awarded by National Chengchi University, 2005.
  5. "Yuan Ze University Chair Professorship," an award from Yuan Ze University Foundation, Taiwan, December 2004. This award was returned to the university because of job relocation to National Chengchi University.
  6. "Most-Outstanding 2004 Research Award," a prestigious award of from the National Science Council of R.O.C., 2004.
  7. "Second Y.Z. Hsu Outstanding Professor Award," (Science, Technology, and Humanity Category), a prestigious award from Far Eastern Y.Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, Taiwan, December 31, 2003.
  8. "Best Article 1998," the first-prize award from The Journal of Quality Assurance Institute, a quarterly journal published by the Quality Assurance Institute, Orlando, Florida, 1999.
  9. "1998 Most Valuable and Practical Article," the award from Mao-Barng Chen Memorial Foundation and Sun Yat-Sen Management Reviews, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1999.
  10. "Best Article 1996," the first-prize award from Information and Education, a journal published by the Department of Education of Taiwan Provincial Government, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1997.
  11. Presidential Award for Outstanding Services, a medal, a plague, and a precious gift were awarded by President Ching-Jiang Lin of the National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, R.O.C., July 31, 1996.
  12. "Most-Outstanding 1995 Research Award," a prestigious award from the National Science Council of R.O.C., 1996.
  13. "Class-A 1994 Research Award," an award from the National Science Council of R.O.C., 1995.
  14. "The 1991 Best Paper Award," the first-prize award from the 1991 Association for Chinese Management Educators (ACME) First International Conference, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, August 9-11, 1991.
  15. "Best Article 1989," the first-prize award from Quality Data Processing, a quarterly journal published by the Quality Assurance Institute, Orlando, Florida, 1990.
  16. Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise (MPPP) award, an award from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, 1988.
  17. The Most Outstanding Student Award, Summer Session of International Trade Indoctrinations, held by the China External Trade Development Council, Taiwan, August 1974.
HONORS RECEIVED
  1. Presidential Candidate for National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, Endorsed, nominated, and attended open forum, November 2014 to March 2015.
  2. Presidential Candidate for National Tainan University, Taiwan, Endorsed, nominated, and attended open forum, November 2014 to March 2015.
  3. Presidential Candidate for National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Endorsed, nominated, and attended open forum, February to July, 2014.
  4. Listed in Who's Who in the World, 29th Silver Anniversary Edition, Marquis Who's Who LLC., New Providence, NJ, 2012.
  5. Presidential Candidate for National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Endorsed, nominated, and attended open forum, June to September, 2012.
  6. Listed in Who's Who in the World, 25th Silver Anniversary Edition, Marquis Who's Who LLC., New Providence, NJ, 2007.
  7. Presidential Candidate for Tatung University, Taiwan, Endorsed, nominated, and attended open forum, March to July, 2006.
  8. Listed in Who's Who in Media and Communications, 1st Edition, Marquis Who's Who LLC., New Providence, NJ, 1998-99.
  9. Listed in Who's Who in American Education, Marquis Who's Who, New Providence, NJ, since the 4th Edition, 1994.
  10. Listed in Who's Who in the West, Marquis Who's Who, New Providence, NJ, since the 24th Edition, 1993-1994.
  11. Listed in Men of Achievement, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge CB2 3QP, England, since the 16th Edition, Winter 1994.
  12. Listed in Who's Who in Technology, Research Publications, Woodbridge, Connecticut, since the 5th Edition, 1986.
  13. Nominee, The Most Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, American Institute for Decision Sciences, nominated by Texas Tech University, 1982.
  
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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