Ruth C. King
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
University of Texas-Austin, 1987
M.A. Accountancy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
B.A., National Cheng-Chi University, 1976.
the University of Illinois since 1997. Assistant professor, University
of Pittsburgh, 1987-97. Visiting assistant professor, University of
M. L., & King, R. Electronic retailing strategies: A case
study of small businesses in the gifts & collectibles
industry. Electronic Market, forthcoming.
King, R., & Bu, N. 2004. Perceptions of the mutual
obligations between employees and employers: A comparative
study of new generation IT professionals in China and the
United States. International Journal of Human Resource
King, R., Sen, R. & Xia, M. 2004. Impact of web-based
E-Commerce on channel strategy. International Journal of
Electronic Commerce, forthcoming.
Sethi, V., King, R., Quick, J. 2003. What causes stress in
information system professionals. Communication of the
ACM, 47: 99-102.
King, R. & Gribbins, M. L. 2003. Adoption of organizational
internet technology: Can current technology adoption models
explain web adoption strategies in small & mid-sized
organizations? International Journal of Management Theory
and Practices, 4
Wentling, T. L, Waight, C.L., & King, R. C. 2002. The
foundation of HRD in a networked world. In Human resource
development and information technology: Making global
connections. Norwell, MA: Klewer.
Best Paper Award, ACM Special Interest Group Computer
Personnel Research, 2001. Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked
as Excellent, 2000, 2001.
Editorial boards: International Journal of Enterprise
Information Systems, 2004; Journal of End User
Teaching areas include management of information's systems, telecommunications
technology and management systems analysis and design, decision support
systems, impact analysis of emerging technology and organization theory.
Research focuses on strategic management of informant systems, computer
supported collaborative work, business process reengineering and organizational
transformations, telecommunications management, innovative use of
information technology with in and among different industries and
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