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Tim Jacks, Assistant Professor Of Computer Management And Information Systems


Academic Background

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012 (Information Systems)

M.B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne University, 2004 (Business Administration)

B.A., Davidson College, 1990 (Philosophy)



Prior to joining the SIUE faculty, Dr. Jacks was a doctoral candidate in the Department of Information Systems & Operations Management in the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He earned his Ph.D. in 2012 and his dissertation examined the impact of IT occupational culture on organizational outcomes.

Dr. Jacks has over 18 years of industry experience including IT management positions with Lowe's Home Improvement, Corning, and Piedmont Health Alliance. Management experience has included networking, systems administration, data center operations, and vendor relations. Dr. Jacks' primary teaching areas are Telecommunications and Information Systems in Business.

His current research builds on his dissertation on IT occupational culture and the interaction between culture and strategic IT/Business Alignment. He has published in journals such as Decision Support Systems, Communications of the AIS, Business Process Management Journal, and the Journal of Global IT Management, as well as conference proceedings.

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