Dr. Daniel Chen is a Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management of the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University, U.S.A. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Georgia and also holds an M.B.A degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Chen has combined years of industrial experiences in entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and management consulting before entering the academic field. Professor Chen’s research addresses the overall question of how information systems (i.e., technological and human resources) can improve organizational decisionmaking at both strategic and operational levels. In particular, his interests lie across the areas of Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management, and IT-enabled Innovation Management, including the topics of strategic impacts of organizational resources, supply chain integration and innovation, the role and value of IS leadership especially at the CIO level.
His research has appeared or is forthcoming in several leading IT and operations management journals such as Decision Sciences Journal, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, MIS Quarterly Executive, among others. Professor Chen has served on the editorial boards of several high quality academic journals. He is a Senior Editor for Journal of the Association for Information Systems, an Associate Editor for Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences Journal. He previously served on the editorial board of IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management. Professor’s Chen’s has taught a wide range of technology and operations management courses at both the MBA and undergraduate levels. He has received or been nominated for several teaching awards from the University of Georgia and Texas Christian University. He currently teaches Business Analytics (MBA level) and Data Management (undergraduate level) at Texas Christian University.