Campus Directory: Gordon Hunter

University of Lethbridge

Gordon Hunter
Faculty
Mgt - Information Systems
Office: M4087
Phone: (403) 329-2672
Email:

Degrees

PhD (Information Systems), University of Strathclyde; BComm (Operations Research and Computational Science), University of Saskatchewan

Expertise

Multi-generational small business, recruitment and retention of medical doctors, cross-cultural investigations, effective development and implementation of information systems (IS) with emphasis on the personnel component, the role of the chief information officer, the use of IS by small business, the effective development of information systems

Research Areas

Productivity of systems analysts with emphasis upon personnel component, including cross-cultural aspects, the use of information systems by small business, the emerging role of chief information officers

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Selected Publications

See homepage for additional publication information
http://people.uleth.ca/~ghunter/research.html

Lafreniere, K., S. Deshpande, H. Bjornlund, and M. Gordon Hunter. (2013). Extending Stakeholder Theory to Promote Resource Management Initiatives to Key Stakeholders: A Case Study of Water Transfers in Alberta, Canada, Journal of Environmental Management, 129, 81-91

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2012). Creating Qualitative Interview Protocols, International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 4(3), 1-16

Burgess, S., M. Gordon Hunter, and S. Bingley. (2012). Involvement in Small Community Based Organisations' Websites, Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, 6, 63-80

Gok, K., S. Deshpande, A. P. Deshpande, and M. Gordon Hunter. (2012). Comparing Promoter and Employee Perspectives towards the Causes of Firm Failure: The Case of an Indian Petrochemical Company, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(12), 2576-2596

Lafreniere, K., M. Gordon Hunter, and S. Deshpande. (2012). Comparing and Prioritizing the Factors Affecting IT Procurement in a Post-Secondary Educational Setting, Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, 6, 15-39

Hunter, M. Gordon, and D. Kazakoff. (2012). Multi-Generation Small Business Response to the Recent Financial Crisis, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 17(1), 37-51

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2011). Identifying Issues of the Chief Information Officer Role through Qualitative Interviews, International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 3(2), 42-52

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2011). Identifying Issues through Qualitative Research, International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 3(2), 42-52

Hunter, M. Gordon, N. Evans, and J. Price. (2011). Internal Intellectual Assets: A Management Perspective, Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, 6, 1-13

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2011). The Duality of IT Roles: A Case Study, International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications, 2(1), 37-47

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2011). Understanding the Common Causes of Small Business Failures: A Qualitative Study, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 16(1), 87-104

Bingley, S., G. Urwin, M. Gordon Hunter, and S. Burgess. (2010). Website Development and Use in CBOs: A Knowledge Management Perspective, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5(5), 327-338

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2010). The Chief Information Officer: A Review of the Role, Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, 5, 125-143

Hunter, M. Gordon and Stockdale, R. (2010). A Framework for Analyzing Online Communities: Sponsor and Member Value Proposition, International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 2(3), 11-25

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2010). Leadership and Processes: A Review of Strategic Initiatives in the Use of Information Technology, International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications, 1(2), 82-92

Zhu, Ying, Debra Z. Basil, and M. Gordon Hunter. (2009). The Extended Website Stage Model: A Study of Canadian Winery Websites, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences.

Hunter, M. Gordon, Felix B. Tan, and Bernard Tan. (2008). Voluntary Turnover of Information Systems Professionals: A Cross-Cultural Investigation, Journal of Global Information Management, 16(4), 46-66.

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2006). Experiences Conducting Cross Cultural Research. Journal of Global Information Management, 14(2), 75-89.

Ortiz de Guinea, Ana, Helen Kelly, and M. Gordon Hunter. (2005). Information Systems Effectiveness in Small Businesses: Extending a Singaporean Model in Canada. Journal of Global Information Management. Special Issue on Information Technology in Small Business.

Zahir, S., B. Dobing, and M. Gordon Hunter. (2002). Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Internet Portals. Internet Research: Electronic Networking Applications and Policy, 12(3), 210-220.

Tan, Felix and M. Gordon Hunter. (2002). The Repertory Grid Technique: A Method for the Study of Cognition in Information Systems. MIS Quarterly, 26(1), 39-57.

Hunter, M. Gordon and Peter Carr. (2002). Technology in Distance Education: A Global Perspective. Journal of Global Information Management, 10(2), 50-54.

Hunter, M. Gordon and John E. Beck. (2000). Using Repertory Grids to Conduct Cross-Cultural Information Systems Research. Information Systems Research, 11(1), 93-101.

Hunter, M. Gordon. (1997). The Use of RepGrids to Gather Interview Data about Information Systems Analysts. Information Systems Journal, 7(1), 67-81.

Hunter, M. Gordon and John E. Beck. (1996). A Cross-Cultural Comparison of "Excellent" Systems Analysts. Information Systems Journal, 6(4), 261-281.

Palvia, Shailendra and M. Gordon Hunter. (1996). Information Systems Development: A Conceptual Model and a Comparison of Methods Used in Singapore, USA and Europe. Journal of Global Information Management, 4(3), 5-16.

Hunter, M. Gordon and John E. Beck. (1996). "Excellent" Systems Analysts: The Singapore Context. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, 13(2), 25-46.

Hunter, M. Gordon and Shailendra Palvia. (1996). Ideal, Advertised, and Actual Systems Analyst Skills: The Singapore Context. Information, Technology, & People, 9(1), 63-77.

Hunter, M. Gordon. (1994). "Excellent" Systems Analysts: Key Audience Perceptions. Computer Personnel, April, 15-31.

Hunter, M. Gordon. (1993). A Strategy for Identifying "Excellent" Systems Analysts. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2(1), 15-26.

Selected Creative Works

Books - Authored
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Hunter, M. Gordon. (2015). Strategic Utilization of Information Systems in Small Business, IGI Global, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-4666-8708-0

Hunter, M. Gordon and Dan Kazakoff. (2012). Small Business: Journey to Success. Academic Publishing International, Curtis Farm, Kidmore End, Nr. Redding, UK. ISBN: 978-1-908272-39-3

Hunter, M. Gordon and Dan Kazakoff. (2008). Little Empires: Multi-Generation Small Business in Southern Alberta, CANADA. Heidelberg Press, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN: 978-1-920889-30-2

Hunter, M. Gordon. (2007). Contemporary Chief Information Officers: Management Experiences, Idea Group Inc., Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-59904-078-3

Books - Edited
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Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2010). Technological Advancement in Developed and Developing Countries: Discoveries in Global Information Management, Advances in Global Information Management Series, Volume 8, IGI Global, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-60566-920-5

Hunter, M. Gordon (Editor). (2010). Strategic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, IGI Global, Hershey, PA.

Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2009). Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape. Advances in Global Information Management Series, Volume 7, IGI Global, Hershey, PA.

Hunter, M. Gordon (Editor). (2009). Selected Readings on Strategic Information Systems, IGI Global, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-60566-090-5

Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2007). Strategic Use of Information Technology for Global Organizations. Advances in Global Information Management Series, Volume 6, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-59904-078-3

Hunter, M. Gordon and Stephen Burgess (Editors). (2006). Grand Challenges in Business and Information Management Processes, Information Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada. ISBN: 0-9772107-5-8

Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2006). Advanced Topics in Global Information Management - Volume 5, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 1-59140-923-3

Hunter, M. Gordon, Stephen Burgess, and Andrew Wenn (Editors). (2005). Small Business and Information Technology: Research Issues and International Case Studies, Heidelberg Press, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN: 1-920889-04

Hunter, M. Gordon and Andrew Wenn (Editors). (2005). Information Systems in an E-World, Information Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada. ISBN: 0-9729562-4-7

Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2005). Advanced Topics in Global Information Management - Volume 4, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 1-59140-468-1

Hunter, M. Gordon and Kathy Dhanda (Editors). (2004). Information Systems: Exploring Applications in Business and Government, Information Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.
ISBN: 0-9729562-1-2

Hunter, M. Gordon and Felix B. Tan (Editors). (2004). Advanced Topics in Global Information Management - Volume 3, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 1-59140-251-4

Hunter, M. Gordon and Kathy Dhanda (Editors). (2003). Information Systems: The Challenges of Theory and Practice, Information Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada. ISBN: 0-9729562-0-4

Clarke, S., E. Coakes, M. Gordon Hunter, and A. Wenn, (Editors). (2003). Socio-Technical and Human Cognition Elements of Information Systems, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA.
ISBN: 1-59140-104-6

Hunter, M. Gordon (Editor). (1998). Systems Development Case Studies, Irwin McGraw-Hill Publications, Boston, Massachusetts. ISBN: 0-256-27056-2

Hunter, M. Gordon (Editor). (1998). Instructor's Manual to accompany Systems Development Case Studies, Irwin McGraw-Hill Publications, Boston, Massachusetts. ISBN: 0-07-289341-9

In The Media

Current Research and Creative Activity

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo Researchers
CMA Alberta Distinguished scholar Alberta M. Gordon Hunter
Multi-Generation Small Business in Rural Communities Ontario M. Gordon Hunter
Raising Issues, Cultivating Success Alberta M. Gordon Hunter
Small Business Insolvency Canada M. Gordon Hunter

Previous Research

TitleGrant AgencyCompletion Date
Recruitment and Retention of Medical Doctors The Monieson Centre, Queen's University 2008
A Study of ERP Implementation The Lattanze Center, Loyola College in Maryland 2006
Little Empires The University of Lethbridge 2005
Emerging Role of the Chief Information Officer The University of Lethbridge 2005
The CIO Role in Canada and Taiwan Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Canada 2004
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant Amount: $298,501 2008-10
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant Amount: $20,000 2008
The Monieson Centre Queen's Business School 2011 to 2014
The Monieson Centre Queen's Business School 2010
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2008 to 2010
Rural Partnerships to revitalize Rural Economies The Monieson Centre, Queen's Business School 2012
Small Business Orientation The Monieson Centre, Queen's Business School 2010
Revitalizing Rural Economies by Mobilizing Academic Knowledge SSHRC 2010
Revitalizing Rural Economies through Community-University Partnerships SSHRC 2008


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