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- Management Information Systems
- Online Marketplaces
- Social Commerce
- Social Networks
- Web 2.0
- e-Health Applications
- Management Information Systems
Professor Morad Benyoucef received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Université de Montréal (www.umontreal.ca), his M.Sc. from Rochester Institute of Technology (www.rit.edu) and his B.Sc. from Constantine University (www.umc.edu.dz/). His research interests include Online Marketplaces, E-Procurement, E-Negotiations, E-Health, and Web 2.0. He supervises Master’s level and Ph.D. level students from the Ottawa Carleton Institute for Computer Science (www.OCICS.ca) Program and from the E-business Technologies Program (www.grad.uottawa.ca).
Funding and Publications
Professor Benyoucef’s research is funded by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (www.innovation.ca/), the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (www.mri.gov.on.ca/) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/). He is Associate Editor for Springer’s Electronic Commerce Research Journal and Telecommunication Systems Journal. He is also a reviewer for several international journals. He has published numerous articles in journals such as GDN, Supply Chain Forum and E-commerce Research. He is involved in organizing international conferences around the world such as DEXA, ICE-B, and MCETECH.
Professor Benyoucef teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of Management Information Systems and E-Business.
Publications during the last 7 years
Benyoucef, M., Weiss, M. and Mili, H. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Montréal, QC.: Proceedings, E-Technologies: 6th International Conference, MCETECH 2015, 2015.
Chapters in Books
Benyoucef, M. E-negotiation Systems for E-participation. In Rios Insua, D. and French, S.. e-Democracy: A Group Decision and Negotiation Perspective. Boston, MA, USA : Springer, 2010.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Chung, A., Andreev, P., Benyoucef, M., Duane, A. and O'Reilly, P. 2017. Managing an organisation's social media presence: An empirical stages of growth model. International Journal of Information Management, 37(1 Part A): 1405-1417.
Huang, Z. and Benyoucef, M. 2017. The effects of social commerce design on consumer purchase decision-making: an empirical study. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 25(September–October 2017): 40-58.
Zhang, K., Benyoucef, M. and Zhao, S. 2016. Building brand loyalty in social commerce: The case of brand microblogs. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 15: 14-25.
Ohiomah, A., Benyoucef, M. and Andreev, P. 2016. Driving Inside Sales Performance with Lead Management Systems: A Conceptual Model. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 9(1): 4-15.
Zhang, K., Benyoucef, M. and Huang, Z. 2016. Consumer behavior in social commerce: A literature review. Decision Support Systems, 86: 95-108.
Huang, Z. and Benyoucef, M. 2015. User Preferences of Social Features on Social Commerce Websites: An Empirical Study. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 95: 57-72.
Zhang, K., Benyoucef, M. and Zhao, S. 2015. Consumer participation and gender differences on companies' microblogs: A brand attachment process perspective. Computers in Human Behavior, 44: 357-368.
Afrasiabi Rad, A. and Benyoucef, M. 2014. Similarity and Ties in Social Networks: A Study of the YouTube Social Network. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 7(4): 14-24.
Huang, Z. and Benyoucef, M. 2014. Usability and Credibility of E-government Websites. Government Information Quarterly, 31(4): 584-595.
Huang, Z. and Benyoucef, M. 2013. From E-commerce to Social Commerce: a Close Look at Design Features. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 12(4): 246-259.
Sadeghi, P., Benyoucef, M. and Kuziemsky, C.E. 2012. A Mashup Based Framework for Multi-Level Healthcare Interoperability. Information Systems Frontiers, 14(1): 57-72.
Hamel, C., Benyoucef, M. and Kuziemsky, C.E. 2012. Determinants of Participation in an Inuit Online Community of Practice. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 10: 41-54.
Afrasiabi Rad, A. and Benyoucef, M. 2012. Measuring Propagation in Online Social Networks: The Case of YouTube. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 5(1): 26-35.
Liu, P., Raahemi, B. and Benyoucef, M. 2011. Knowledge Sharing in Dynamic Virtual Enterprises: A Socio-Technological Perspective. Knowledge-Based Systems Journal, 24(3): 427-443.
Benyoucef, M., Kuziemsky, C.E., Afrasiabi Rad, A. and Elsabbahi, A. 2011. Modeling Healthcare Processes as Service Orchestrations and Choreographies. Business Process Management Journal, 17(4): 568-597.
Benyoucef, M., Li, H. and Bochmann, G.V. 2011. A System for Centralizing Online Reputation. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence, 3(3): 179-187.
Afrasiabi Rad, A. and Benyoucef, M. 2011. A Model for Understanding Social Commerce. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 4(2): 63-73.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2016-2018||MITACS & VanillaSoft||Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Inside Sales Performance||R||O||PI||$ 60,000|
|2014-2015||MITACS & SweetIQ||Web Page Classification||R||O||PI||$ 30,000|
|2014-2015||MITACS & VanillaSoft||How List-based and Queued-based Lead Management Systems Drive inside Sales Performance||R||O||PI||$ 30,000|
|2013-2018||NSERC - DG||Enabling Social Commerce - A New Form of E-commerce that Leverages Social Ties Between Users||R||C||PI||$ 75,000|
|2013-2014||MITACS and IBM||Pattern Extraction in Social Networks Using Formal Concept Analysis||R||O||PI||$ 30,000|
|2013||School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||A Study of Consumers' Cognitive Styles when Dealing with Social Commerce||R||I||PI||$ 5,670|
|2011-2013||MITACS and IBM||Increasing Marketing Campaign Performance Using Influential Users in Social Networks||R||O||PI||$ 60,000|
|2008-2013||NSERC - DG||Negotiation Services for e-Marketplaces||R||C||PI||$ 93,500|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator