Sajda Qureshi is Kayser Professor at the Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis Department at the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London the United Kingdom. She has been coordinator of the Commonwealth Network of Information Technology for Development. She was at the Department of Decision and Information Sciences at the Faculty of Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She has taught at the MIS Department of the University of Arizona in the USA and has been involved in various consultancy projects in Italy and the UK. She has about 200 publications in journals such as Group Decision and Negotiation, Information Infrastructure and Policy and Communications of the ACM, books published by Prentice Hall, Springer-Verlag, Chapman and Hall and North-Holland and conferences such as the International Conference in Information Systems and the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences.
Information Technology for Development, Electronic Commerce, Managing the Information Systems Function.
Assessing growth through Information and Communications Technology Adoption in Micro-Enterprises. Health Information Technology for Development and Meaningful use practices.Technology to support Knowledge Activation to improve health care provision. Some of her publications include:Noteboom, C. and S. Qureshi (2014). "Adaptations of electronic health records to activate physicians' knowledge: how can patient centered care be improved through technology?" Health and Technology, Springer. March 2014 10.1007/s12553-013-0072-5.Qureshi, S. (2017). The Forgotten Awaken: ICT's Evolving Role in the Roots of Mass Discontent. Information Technology for Development, 23:1. 1-18.Qureshi, S. (2016) Creating a Better World with Information and Communication Technologies: Health Equity, Information Technology for Development, 22:1, 1-14.To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02681102.2015.1121585Quresh, S. (2015) Are we making a Better World with Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) Research? Findings from the Field and Theory Building, Information Technology for Development, 21:4, 511-522Qureshi, S. (2014) "Theory to Inform Practice to Build Theory: Are Emerging Economies in a Cyclical Relationship with their Information and Communication Technologies?", Information Technology for Development, 20:4, 293-295, DOI: 10.1080/02681102.2014.96293Qureshi, S. (2014), "Overcoming Technological Determinism in Understanding the Digital Divide: Where Do We Go From Here?", Information Technology for Development, 20:3, 215-217, DOI: 10.1080/02681102.2014.93098Qureshi, S "Lessons from the Age of Nelson Mandela: Information and Communication Technology in the Quest for Equality, Freedom and Justice." Information Technology for Development. Vol. 20, Iss. 1, 2014Qureshi, S. "In the Age of Popular Uprisings, what is the Role of Public Access Computing and Social Media on Development?" Information Technology for Development. Vol. 19, Iss. 4, 2013Qureshi, S. Information and Communication Technologies in the Midst of Global Change: How do we Know When Development Takes Place?" Information Technology for Development. Vol. 19, Iss. 3, 2013Qureshi, S. "Networks of change, shifting power from institutions to people: How are innovations in the use of Information and Communication Technology transforming Development?" Information Technology for Development. Vol. 19, Iss. 2, 2013.Qureshi, S., Kamal, M., and P. Wolcott "Information Technology Therapy for Competitiveness in Micro-Enterprises." International Journal of E-Business Research. Idea Group International. Vol. 5, Issue 1. January 2009.Wolcott, P., Kamal, M. and S. Qureshi "Meeting the Challenges of ICT Adoption by Micro-enterprises". Journal of Enterprise Information Management. Emerald. Volume 21, Issue 6. 2008.Qureshi, S., Briggs, B. and V. Hlupic. "Value Creation from Intellectual Capital: Convergence of Knowledge Management and Collaboration in the Intellectual Bandwidth Model". Group Decision and Negotiation. Vol 15, No 3. Pp:197-220. 2006.Qureshi, S., Liu, M. and D. Vogel, "The Effects of Electronic Collaboration in Distributed Project Management". Group Decision and Negotiation. Vol 15, No1. Pp55-75 2006.Qureshi, S. and P. Keen. "Activating Knowledge through Electronic Collaboration: Vanquishing the Knowledge Paradox". IEEE Transactions in Professional Communication. Vol 48, Issue 1. Pp: 40- 54 2005.Qureshi, S and Zigurs, I. "Paradoxes and Prerogatives in Global Virtual Collaboration" Communications of the ACM special section on Global Applications of Groupware. 44(12). December 2001. Qureshi, S. and D. Vogel. "Organizational Adaptiveness in Virtual Teams". Group Decision and Negotiation. 10(1) pp 27-46 2001.
Editor-in-Chief of the Information Technology for Development. This is a double blind peer reviewed Journal published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis and is indexed on Scopus and ISI. http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/titd20/currentPresident-Association of Information Systems Special Interest Group for Global Development (2016-) http://www.globdev.org/
Awards and Honors
Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, Teaching - 2014
Kayser Chaired Professor, Scholarship/Research - 2016
ACM Recognition of Service Award, Scholarship/Research - 2003
Ph D, London School of Economics, London, UK, Economics, Information Systems, 1995
Department, College, and University
Chancellor's Transition Advisory Committee, Committee Member, We were given a great deal of information as part of pre-work assignments. We then came together and worked on these in sub-groups., 08/01/2017 - 08/31/2017
AIS Special Interest Group in Global Development, Officer, President/Elect/Past, As President of the Association for Information Systems Special Interest Group om Global Development, I am responsible for the direction, vision and further development of the field and its officers. My responsibilities include but are not limited to: overseeing SigGlobal Development workshops and tracks at ICIS, ECIS and AMCIS. Connection with other related activities and ensuring continued scholarship and education in this area. See: http://www.globdev.org/, 11/01/2015 - 11/30/2015
Association for Information Systems Special Interest Group on Global Development, Officer, President/Elect/Past, 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
Graduate Program Chair, 09/01/2016 - 12/31/2018
Information Technology for Development, Electronic Commerce, Managing the Information Systems Function
Research and Creative Interests
Information Technology for Development, Cloud Computing, Health Information Technology, Mobile Applications for Healthcare and Development
Ph D - Information Systems
London School of Economics and and Political Science (London, UK) 1995
Dissertation Title: Networks and Organisational Networking: Theoretical Considerations and a Case Study of Networks across Organisations
Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, UNO. April 10, 2014.
UNO Faculty Service Learning Award 2011, to Dr. Sajda Qureshi and Dr. Peter Wolcott for work in the community with students and micro-enterprises.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Recognition of Service Award 2003, to Dr. Sajda Qureshi for her contribution to the ACM as program chair for the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM).
- ISQA8420 - Managing the IS Function
- ISQA8180 - Electronic Commerce
- ISQA4180 - Electronic Commerce
- ISQA8136/4130 - Information Technology for Development
- ISQA9150 - Research in Information Technology for Development