Ning Nan

BA (Peking University), MA (University of Minnesota), and PhD (University of Michigan)
Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 669
Tel (604) 827-3260

Research Interests

  • Complex adaptive systems
  • Multi-agent modeling
  • Post-adoptive IT use
  • Online community
  • Dispersed teamwork
  • IT infrastructure

Courses Taught in 2014-2015 

  • Introduction to e-Business (BCom)
  • Special Topics in IT Management (MBA)
  • Workshop in Management Information Systems (PhD)

Selected Recent Publications

  • A. Espinosa, N. Nan and E. Carmel, Temporal Distance, Communication Patterns and Task Performance in Teams, Journal of Management Information Systems, forthcoming.
  • N. Nan and Y. Lu (forthcoming) "Harnessing the Power of Self-Organization in Online Community during Organizational Crisis",  MIS Quarterly.
  • N. Nan R. Zmud, And E. Yetgin (2014) " A Complex Adaptive Systems Model of Innovation Diffusion: Theoretical Integration and Validation of a Virtual Laboratory", Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 20, pp. 52-88.
  • N. Nan and S. Kumar (2013) "Joint Effect of Team Structure and Software Architecture in Open Source Software", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60, 3, pp. 592 - 603. 
  • N. Nan (2011) "Capturing Bottom-Up IT Use Processes: A Complex Adaptive Systems Model", MIS Quarterly, 35, 2, pp. 505-532. 

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