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Albert Huang, Ph.D.

Professor of Management Information Systems

Contact

Phone: 209.946.7494
Email: ahuang@pacific.edu

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Education

University of North Texas, Ph.D.

Rochester Institute of Technology, M.B.A.

National Chiao-Tung University, B.S.

Curriculum Vitae 

Dr. Albert Huang holds a doctorate in Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas, in addition to degrees in finance and civil engineering. Before coming to the University of the Pacific, he spent several years on the faculty at the University of Hawaii - Hilo. Dr. Huang has authored and co-authored research papers in the areas of user interface, end-user training, Internet messaging, and educational computer systems. His research has been published in Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, Communications of AIS, Communications of ACM, and many other research journals. He consulted to Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems while he was a research associate at the Center for Quality and Productivity at the University of North Texas. He is also a Certified Novell Engineer and the school's Learning Assessment Coordinator.

 

EBERHARDT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Management Information Systems (MBA/B.S.)
Business Computer Application Programming (MBA/B.S.)
Networking and Telecommunication Management (MBA/B.S.)
Healthcare Information Systems (MBA)
Data & Decisions (MBA)

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
Management Information Systems (MBA/B.S.)
Quantitative Business Analysis (B.S.)

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Huang, Albert, K. C. Chen, D. Yen, & T. Tran, "A study of factors that contribute to online review helpfulness," July 2015, Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 2015. p. 17 - 27.
  • Huang, Albert, D. Yen, "Predicting the Helpfulness of Online Reviews," 29.2, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, January 2013, p. 119-138.
  • Chen, J., Albert Huang, & A. Muzzerall, "Privacy Concerns and Expectation of Control," 31.2, Human Systems Management, 2012, p. 123-131.
  • Huang, Albert, D. Yen, and S, Hung, "Research Issues of Internet-Integrated Cognitive Style," Computers in Human Behavior, 28.5, September 2012, p. 1547-1554.
  • Hung, S., T. Kang, D. Yen, Albert Huang, K. Chen, "A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Communication Tools and Communication Outcomes," Journal of Global Information Management, 20.3, July 2012, p. 55-83.
  • Huang, Albert, "Applying Sustainable Systems Development Approach to Educational Technology Systems," Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 40.1, 2011, p. 19-34.
  • Huang, Albert, "A Model for Environmentally Sustainable Information Systems Development," Journal of Computer Information Systems, 49.4, Summer 2009, p. 114-121.
  • Huang, Albert, D. Yen, X. Zhang, "Exploring the Potential Effects of Emoticons." Information & Management, 45.7, November 2008.
  • Chen, K., D. Yen, S. Hung, & Albert Huang, "An Exploratory Study on the Selection of Communication Media: The Relationship between Flow and Communication Outcomes." Decision Support Systems, 45.4. November 2008.
  • Hung, S., Albert Huang, D. Yen, & C. Chang. "Comparing the Task Effectiveness of Instant Messaging and Electronic Mail for Geographically Dispersed Teams in Taiwan," Computer Standards & Interfaces, 29.6, September 2007, p. 626-634.
  • Lancaster, S., D. Yen, Albert Huang, & S. Hung, "The Selection of Instant Messaging or E-mail: College Students' Perspective for Computer Communication," Journal of Information Management and Computer Security, 15.1, 2007, p. 5-22.
  • Huang, Albert, S. Hung, & D. Yen, "An Exploratory Investigation of Two Internet-based Communication Modes," Computer Standards & Interfaces, 29.2, February 2007, p. 238-243.
  • Zhang, X., V. Prybutok, & Albert Huang, "An Empirical Study of Factors Affecting E-service Satisfaction," Human Systems Management, 25.4, 2006, p. 279-291.
  • Huang, Albert & Jerry Post, "Usability of Web-based Systems - A Comparison of Two Interaction Approaches," Human Systems Management, 23.4, 2004, p. 193-201.
  • Chen, K., D. Yen, & Albert Huang. "Media Selection to Meet Communications Contexts" Communications of AIS, 14, October 2004.
  • McClea, M., D. Yen, & Albert Huang. "An Analytical Study towards the Development of a Standardized IM Application," Computer Standards & Interfaces, 26.4, August 2004, p. 343-355.
  • Huang, Albert, "Effects of Multimedia on Document Browsing and Navigation: An Exploratory Empirical Investigation", Information & Management, 41.2, December 2003, pp. 189-198.
  • Huang, Albert & Yen, D. "Usefulness of Instant Messaging among Young Users: Social vs. Work Perspective." Human Systems Management, 22.2, Summer 2003, pp. 63-72.
  • Huang, Albert, "An Empirical Study of Corporate Web Site Designs and Usability", Human Systems Management, 22.1, Spring 2003, pp. 23 - 36.
  • Huang, Albert, Yen, D., Chou, D. Xu, Y., "Corporate Application Integration: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implementation Strategies", Journal of Business & Management, 9.2, April 2003.
  • Huang, Albert. "End User Training Management Systems", Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 31.1, Winter, 2002-2003.
  • Huang, Albert. "E-Mail Communication and Supervisor-Subordinate Exchange Quality: An Empirical Study." Human Systems Management, 21.3, Fall 2002, p. 193-204.
  • Huang, Albert. "A Three-Tier Technology Training Strategy in a Dynamic Business Environment." Journal of Organizational & End-User Computing, 14.2, April-June 2002.
  • Huang, Albert. "A Framework of Educational Technology Applications and Development Opportunities" Journal of Computer Information Systems, 2001.
  • Huang, Albert. "Innovative Uses of E-Mail for Teaching." Communications of the ACM, November 2001.
  • Huang, Albert. "Developing Implementation Objectives for Educational Information Systems: A Theoretical Perspective." Journal of Computer Information Systems, 41.1, Fall 2000.
  • Huang, Albert. "Supply Chain Management Perspective of Online Education." Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 29.2, 2000.
  • Huang, Albert & John C. Windsor. "An Empirical Assessment of A Multimedia Executive Support System" Information & Management, 33.5, May 1998.
  • Huang, Albert. "Empowering End Users through Online Training." Information Systems Management, 15.2, Spring 1998.
  • Huang, Albert. "Online Training: A New Form of Computer-Based Training." Journal of Education for Business. 73.1, September/October 1997.
  • Huang, Albert. "Challenges and Opportunities of Online Education." Journal of Educational Technology Systems 25.3, 1996-1997.
  • Huang, Albert, Kappleman, L., Prybutok, V. & Maples, G., "User Empowerment during a Coercive Organizational Transformation Enabled By Information Systems Change." Journal of Applied Management Studies. 5.2, 1996.

BOOK CHAPTER

  • A Three-Tier Technology Training Strategy in a Dynamic Business Environment, in Advanced Topics in End-User Computing.

WORKING PROJECTS

  • Dissonance and Engagement in Virtual Communities
  • Teaching Assistant Knowledge Sharing Systems

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS

  • Feng, K., and A. Huang, WDSI 2015, Maui, HI.
  • A. Huang, November 2014 DSI Conference, Tampa, Florida.
  • Feng, K., and A. Huang, Teaching Assistant Knowledge Sharing Systems, International Conference on Electronic Commerce, Taipei, December 2014
  • Huang, A. "Beyond Slides and Videos", WDSI 2014, Napa, CA.
  • Huang, A. "Antecedence of Software Recommendation - An Analysis of Software Reviews", IDSI/APDIS 2013, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.
  • Huang, A. "Characteristics of online product reviews & review systems", EDSI 2013, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Huang, A. "Content Characteristics of Online Product Reviews - An Analysis of Software Application Reviews", WDSI 2013, Long Beach, CA.
  • Huang, A. "Can the Helpfulness of Online reviews be Predicted Using Quantitative Variables?" WDSI 2012 Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.
  • Huang, A. "Research on Internet-Based Cognitive Style", International Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Meeting, Taipei.
  • Chen, V., Huang, A., Muzzerall, A. "The Relationship between Privacy, Self-Regulation, and Control of Internet Users" 2011 International Conference on Pacific Rim Management, Tainan, Taiwan.
  • Huang, A. "Users Characteristics and Internet Trust Factors" 41st DSI Conference, San Diego, November 2010.
  • Huang, A. "Cognitive Style & Antecedences of Internet Trust" 21st International Conference on Information Management, May 2010, Tainan.
  • Kang, T., Huang, A. & Hung, S. "The Influence of Online Review on Purchasing Intention" 40th DSI, New Orleans, November 2009.
  • Kang, T., Huang, A. & Hung, S. "A Research Model for Studying Online Reviews and Information Adoption", 19th Annual International Conference of Pacific Management, San Francisco, August 2009.
  • Huang, A. "Teaching Networking Using a Virtual Platform" DSI, Baltimore, November 2008.
  • Huang, A. "Sustainable Systems Development Lifecycle," PACIS, Suzhou, China, July 2008.
  • Hung, S., T. Kang, D. Yen, Albert Huang, & K. Chen, "The Effect of CMC on Communication: Instant Messaging and Electronic Mail in Two Countries," DSI 2007 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Huang, A. "A Research Framework for Instant Messaging Research," BAI 2007, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Huang, A. "Outsourcing and Corporate Application Integration: A Conceptual Model", ICAIS 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Zhang, X. Albert Huang, "Develop a Tool to Measure Web Service Impact", AMCIS 2005,
  • Chen, K., David Yen, and Albert Huang, "Media Selection in Different Communication Contexts: Email vs. Instant Messaging," DSI 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • Zhang, X. & Albert Huang, "Developing a Tool to Measure Web Service Impact," DSI 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • Hung, S., Huang, A., Yen, D., and Chang, C., "Comparing the task Effectiveness of Instant Messaging and Electronic Mail for Geographically Dispersed Teams in Taiwan" 14th International Conference on Pacific Rim Management, August 2004 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
  • Huang, A., Hung, S., Yen, D., "A Comparison of Instant Messaging and E-Mail," International Conference of Information Management, May 2004, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Huang, A., "Comparing the two Web-based Tax Preparation Systems" 13th International Conference on Pacific Rim Management, August 2003 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.
  • Huang, A. "Information Search Strategy Using Hypertext-Based Decision Support Systems", DSI 2002, San Diego, CA.
  • Huang, A. Usability Research Framework for Web-Based Systems, AMCIS 2002, Dallas, TX.
  • Huang, A. "Usability Studies and Applicability to Web-based Systems", DSI 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  • Huang, A. "Problems Associated with Using Information Technology in Teaching", AMCIS 2001, Boston, MA.
  • Huang, A. "Information Technology Training for Small Business - Trends, Challenges, and Needs." Western DSI, 2001, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Huang, A. "An Empirical Study of Corporate Web Sites." Information Resource Management Association Annual Meeting, 2001, Toronto, Canada.
  • Huang, A. "Information Technology Training for Small Business" DSI 1999, New Orleans, LA.
  • Huang, A. "Using Intranets as the Foundation for Organizational Memory Systems." DSI 1999, New Orleans, LA.
  • Huang, A. "Intranets for Organizational Memory Building." AMCIS 1998, Baltimore, MD.
  • Huang, A. "The Accessibility Dimension of Information Ethics -- A System Management Perspective" DSI 1997, San Diego, CA.
  • Huang, A. and John C. Windsor. "An Assessment of the Current Status of Multimedia Research in Management Information Systems." Southwest DSI 1996. San Antonio, TX.
  • Huff, R., A. Huang, D. Peak, and V. Prybutok. "The Differences between Perceived Dimensions and Actual Factor Loadings of a Quality Survey Questionnaire." Southwest DSI, 1996. San Antonio, TX.
  • Prybutok, Victor, Dan Peak, and A. Huang. "Constructing a Quality Survey Questionnaire: Experiences and Insights in a Unionized Environment." DSI 1995, Boston, MA.
  • Huang, A. and John C. Windsor. "Multimedia Executive Information Systems: Potential Benefits, Concerns, and Research." DSI 1995, Boston, MA.
  • Huang, A. and John C. Windsor. "A Strategic Framework for Utilizing the Information Superhighway." Southwest DSI, 1995. Houston, TX.
  • Huang, A. "A Taxonomy of Information Complexity and the Effect of Relevant vs. Irrelevant Information on Task Performance." DSI, 1994. Honolulu, HI.
  • Cappel, J., M. Holmes, and A. Huang. "Systems Development Learning: A Multimedia Example." DSI 1994. Honolulu, HI.

RECENT INIVITED RESEARCH LECTURES (SINCE 2007)

  • 2014
    • Current Issues in Online Education, Yun-Lin Technology University
    • Personalized Learning and Online Education, Chin-Yi University
    • Recent Trends on the Job Market, National Chung-Cheng University
  • 2013
    • "Quantitative and Qualitative Factors of Information - an Analysis of Online Product Reviews" Presented at Yun-Lin Technology University on May 1, 2013, Taiwan
    • "Quantitative and Qualitative Factors of Information - an Analysis of Online Product Reviews" Presented at Chin-Yi Technology University on May 7, 2013, Taiwan
    • "Quantitative and Qualitative Factors of Information - an Analysis of Online Product Reviews" Presented at National Chung-Cheng University on May 8, 2013, Taiwan
  • 2012
    • "Replication Studies in a Top-Journal", Chin-Yi University, 2012
    • "Reliability of Empirical Research in Top Journals", National Yun-Lin Technology University, June, 2012.
    • "Multivariate Analysis - An E-Business Application", National Chung-Cheng University, June 2012.
  • 2011
    • "Replication of an Empirical Study", National Taiwan University, July 2011.
    • "Cognitive Style Research in Internet-Based Decision-Making Process", National Chung-Cheng University, February 2011.
  • 2010
    • "Revisiting Individual Differences in MIS Research," National Cheng-Kung University, May 2010.
    • "Revisiting Individual Differences in MIS Research," National Chung-Cheng University, May 2010.
  • 2009
    • "Sustainable Information Systems Development, National Chung-Cheng University, 2009.
  • 2008
    • "Sustainable Systems Development, Yuan-Ze University, May 2008.
  • 2007
    • "Environmental Issues in Information Technology Development," National Chung-Cheng University, May 2007.


NEWSPAPERS ARTICLE

  • Internet Security, The Record, 1999.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL EDITORSHIPS

  • Guest Editor, Journal Electronic Commerce Research, 2012
  • Senior Guest Editor, International Journal of Electronic Business, 2011
  • Guest Editor, Special issue International Journal of Electronic Business Vol. 3 No. 2, 2005

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Since 2010
  • Advisory Board, Journal Organization and End-User Computing, 2002
  • Associate Guest Editor, Special Issue, Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 21 No. 1, Summer 2004

REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS & CONFERENCES

  • Journals:
    • Journal of Management Information Systems, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Organization and End-User Computing, International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, Computer Standards & Interface, International Journal of Electronic Business, International Journal of Management Theory and Practices, International Journal of Business & Systems Research, Communications of ICISA, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and others.
  • Conferences:
    • International Conferences on Information Systems, America's Conference on Information Systems, Decision Science Institute (DSI) Conference, International DSI, Western DSI, PACIS, Asia Pacific DSI, International Conferences on Pacific Rim Management, and others.