Qizhi Dai is an associate professor at the department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems. She earned her Ph.D. in MIS from University of Minnesota. Her current research interests include the value of information systems, IT platforms and standards, and information technology and service management. She has published her work in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information Technology Management, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication and International Journal of Electronic Commerce. Her teaching interests include database management, programming and information systems strategy. She served as an associate editor for the Information and Management, and Electronic Commerce Research and Application. She is a reviewer for numerous journals including Information Systems Research and Journal of Management Information Systems. She was the program co-chair for the sixteenth International Conference on Electronic Commerce in August 2014.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Value of Information Technology
- Economics of Information Technology
- Information System Management
Yang, Christopher C., Tang, Xuning, Dai, Qizhi, Yang, Haodong, and Jiang, Ling, Identifying Implicit and Explicit Relationships Through User Activities in Social Media. International Journal of Electronic Commerce 18 (Winter 2014): 73-96.
Aggarwal, Nitin, Dai, Qizhi, and Walden, Eric A., Are open standards good business?. Electronic Markets 22 (Spring 2012): 63-68.
Aggarwal, Nitin, Dai, Qizhi, and Walden, Eric A., The More, The Merrier? How the Number of Partners in a Standard-Setting Initiative Affects Shareholders’ Risk and Return. Management Information Systems Quarterly 35 (Jun 2011): 445-462.
Zaman, Maliha, Anandarajan, Murugan, and Dai, Qizhi, Experiencing Flow with Instant Messaging and Its Facilitating Role on Creative Behaviors. Computers in Human Behavior 26 (Sep 2010): 1008-1019.
Anandarajan, Murugan, Zaman, M, Dai, Qizhi, and Arinze, Orakwue B., Generation Y Adoption of Instant Messaging: An Examination of the Impact of Social Usefulness and Media Richness on Use Richness. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 53 (Jun 2010): 132-143.
Benaroch, Michel, Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, Robert J., Should We Go Our Own Way? Analyzing Backsourcing Flexibility in IT Service Outsourcing Contract. Journal of Management Information Systems 26 (Spring 2010): 317-358.
Dai, Qizhi, Kauffman, Robert J., and March, Salvatore T., Valuing Information Technology Infostructures. Information Technology and Management 8 (Spring 2007): 1-18.
Aggarwal, Nitin, Dai, Qizhi, and Walden, Eric A., Do Markets Prefer Standards War or Open Standards for XML Standard Setting: An Event Study Comparison of Two Standardization Theories. International Journal of Electronic Commerce 11 (Fall 2006): 117-136.
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, R, To Be or Not To B2B Evaluating Managerial choices for E-Procurement Channel Adoption. Information Technology and Management 7 (Apr 2006): 109-130.
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, R, Business Models for Internet-Based B2B Electronic Markets. International Journal of Electronic Commerce 6 (Summer 2002): 41-72.
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, R, B2B E-Commerce Revisited: Leading Perspectives on the Key Issues and Research Directions. Electronic Markets 12 (Spring 2002): 67-83.
Dai, Qizhi, Is ‘Judo Strategy’ Enough. Electronic Markets 9 (Sep 1999): 286-287.
Dai, Qizhi, Kauffman, Robert J., and Wang, Bin, The Value of IT-Enabled Business Process Standardization in the Presence of Market Volatility, The Eighth Workshop on eBusiness: Phoenix, AZ, (Dec 2009):
Dai, Qizhi, Anandarajan, Murugan, and Zaman, Maliha, Use Behavior of Computer-Mediated Communication and Positive Psychological Capital, 2006 Annual Meeting of Northeast Decision Science Institute: San Juan, Puerto Rico, (Mar 2006):
Dai, Qizhi, Investigating the Functionalities of B2B Markets, University of Minnesota Electronic Commerce Conference: Minneapolis, MN, (May 2003):
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, Robert J., Understanding B2B E-Market Alliance Strategies, (Dec 2002):
Dai, Qizhi, Evaluating Firm Choice for E-Procurement Channels, University of Minnesota: Minneapolis, MN, (Sep 2002):
Dai, Qizhi, Understanding the Performance of Web-Based B2B Electronic Markets, First Big 10 IS Doctoral and Junior Faculty Research Symposium: Minneapolis, MN, (May 2002):
Dai, Qizhi, To Be Or Not To B2B? An Evaluative Model for E-Procurement Channel Adoption, University of Illinois: Urbana Champaign, IL, (Oct 2001):
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, Robert J., Business Models for Internet-Based E-Procurement Systems and B2B Electronic Markets: An Exploratory Assessment, (Jan 2001):
Dai, Qizhi, and Kauffman, Robert J., To Be Or Not To B2B? An Evaluative Model for E-Procurement Channel Adoption, (Nov 2000):
Dai, Qizhi, Kauffman, Robert J., and March, Salvatore T., Analyzing Investments in Object-Oriented Middleware, (Dec 1999):
Dai, Qizhi, Zhang, Chen, Kettinger, William J., and Agrawal, Deepti, Impact of IT product compatibility initiatives on the market value of firms, European Conference on Information Systems Mar 2012.
PhD - University of Minnesota 2003
2009 Best Paper Runner-Up Award (The Eighth Workshop on eBusiness)
2003-2003 Best doctoral research presentation award (7th Annual Conference on Electronic Commerce, University of Minnesota)
1999-1999 Best Paper Award (Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS))