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Professor Sajda Qureshi
Sajda Qureshi is 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.
Research and Creative Interests
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/10.1080/02681102.2015.1121585
Quresh, 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, 511-522
Qureshi, 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: 10.1080/02681102.2014.96293
Qureshi, 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: 10.1080/02681102.2014.93098
Qureshi, 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, 2014
Qureshi, 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, 2013
Qureshi, 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, 2013
Qureshi, 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/current
President-Association of Information Systems Special Interest Group for Global Development (2016-) http://www.globdev.org/
Ph D - Economics - Information Systems
London School of Economics (London, UK) 1995
Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award (Teaching) 2014
Service Learning Award (Service, Community) 2011
Service to the Profession and Community (Scholarship/Research) 2007
ACM Recognition of Service Award (Scholarship/Research) 2003
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