Detailed Information for Guoying (Grace) Zhang

Dr. Guoying (Grace) Zhang 
Accounting / MIS
 » Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 273 
Voice: (940) 397-3289
Fax: (940) 397-4693

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Research Interests
Information security, Network design and optimization, Social network analysis, Enterprise systems, Data mining and business intelligence
Teaching Interests
Database management, Business programming, Data mining and business intelligence, Decision making and decision support systems, Dynamic web development, Business statistics, Quantitative methods, System analysis and design implementation

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2015 MIS 3123  101  Database Design & Mgmt    Dillard College of Business Administration 335

TR 1230 1350

Details Fall 2015 MIS 3113  101  Business Programming Language    Dillard College of Business Administration 335

TR 930 1050

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Shanghai Jiao Tong University B.E., Computer Science 1997 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University M. Econ., International Trade 2000 
University of Washington PhD, Information Systems, Operations Management 2007 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Motorola China  Business Analyst  2000 Feb  2002 Sep
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems  2007-09-01  2013-08-01
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor of Management Information Systems  2013-08-01  

Research and Publications

Refereed Journal Articles 

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (in press, 2015).  Optimal Policies for Security Patch Management.   INFORMS Journal on Computing.  

Peng, J., Quan, J., Zhang, G., & Dubinsky, A. (2015).  Knowledge Sharing, Social Relationships, and Contextual Performance: The Moderating Influence of Information Technology Competence.   Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (JOEUC) 0.243 Impact Factor Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 27 (2).  

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Zhang, S., Dai, X., & Li, J. (2014).  Effects of Online Advertising on Automobile Sales.   Management Decision, 52 (5), 834-851.  

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Fu, Z., & Tan, Y. (2014).  An Empirical Investigation on Organizational Innovation and Individual Creativity.   Information Systems and e-Business Management, 12 (3), 465-489.  

Zhang, G., Johnston, C., & Shao, C. (2014).  A Model for Optimally Promoting Application Diffusion on Facebook.   International Journal of Marketing Studies, 6 (4).  

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (2014).  Quality Competition and Market Segmentation in the Security Software Market.   MIS Quarterly, 38 (2), 589-606.  

Dey, D., Lahiri, A., & Zhang, G. (2012).  Hacker Behavior, Network Effects, and the Security Software Market.   Journal of Management Information Systems, 29 (2), 77-108.  

Peng, J. & Zhang, G. (2012).  Path Analysis of IT Application Maturity.   International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 10 (3/4), 292-306.  

Winzent, D., Wilson, P. H., Shao, C. Y., & Zhang, G. (2012).  Effectiveness of Celebrity Voice-overs in Advertising Recall.   Journal of Management and Business Research, 2 (1), 6-20.  

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Fu, Z., & Tan, Y. (2012).  Exploring Innovation in the Context of Employee Relationship and IT-Enabled Knowledge Sharing.   Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 108 (1), 22-36.  

Zhang, G., Dubinsky, A. J., & Tan, Y. (2011).  Impact of Blogs on Sales Revenue: Test of a Network Model.   International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 3 (2), 68-82.  

Peng, J., Zhang, G., Chen, R., & Tan, Y. (2011).  Impacts of Essential Elements of Management on IT Application Maturity - A Perspective from Firms in China.   Decision Support Systems, 51 (1), 88-98.  

Wierschem, D., Zhang, G., & Johnston, C. (2010).  Information Technology Certification Value: an initial response from employers.   Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 19 (4), 91-108.  

Zhang, G. & Johnston, C. R. (2010).  Employment and the Academic Performance of Undergraduate Business Students.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 10 (2), 54-83.  

Dubinsky, A. J., Zhang, G., & Wood, M. (2010).  Revelations from Data Mining: A Case Study of a Sales Territory.   Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 10 (2), 8-26.  

Kaya, C. C., Zhang, G., Tan, Y., & Mookerjee, V. S. (2009).  An Admission-Control Technique for Delay Reduction in Proxy Caching.   Decision Support Systems, 46 (2), 594-603.