Dr. Jasbir Dhaliwal is Associate Dean (Research and Academic Programs) and Professor of Management Information Systems at the Fogelman College of Business & Economics of the University of Memphis. He also serves at Director of the Systems Testing Excellence Program at the FedEx Institute of Technology. He is a qualified accountant and holds MBA and PhD (Management Information Systems) degrees from the University of British Columbia in Canada.
His research interests include software testing, intelligent interface design; IT governance and technology entrepreneurship. His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as Information Systems Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Organizational Computing & Electronic Commerce, Knowledge Acquisition, Education & Information Technologies, Information & Management as well as in the proceedings of numerous international research conferences. He has also co-authored a book on E-Business Innovation that is published by Prentice-Hall/Pearson Education and has served as Program Chair of the Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems.
His diverse international academic management experience includes: being the founding director of the first Canadian university-based research center/incubator for electronic commerce at the Technical University of British Columbia (now Simon Fraser University); serving as Deputy Director of the Centre for Management of Technology at the National University of Singapore; directing a graduate program in information management at the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo; and serving as Chair of the Department of Information Systems at Northern Kentucky University where he launched an offering of the university’s Master of Science in Information Systems program in Moscow, Russia. He has also served as Chair of the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Memphis.
He is also active internationally as an executive trainer and technology management advisor and has completed projects for many organizations including FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, Dehart Group, Medtronics, Unilever, Cynergy, Trans-link Logistics, Anderson Consulting, Ericsson Telecommunications, Sapura Advanced Systems, IBM Asia Pacific, Port of Singapore Corporation, Norsk Hydro, Kontena Nasional, Alcatel Bell Shanghai, McDonnell-Dettwiler Canada, Guiness Anchor, Den Norsk Bank, Asia Pacific Institute for Information Technology, Canadian Federation of Innovation and the ASEAN-European Union Management Center.
His other interests focus primarily on modern immigrant narratives, post-national identities, nurturing global mindsets, and investing in new technology ventures.