I am currently Director of Strategic Engagement and Chair in Business Systems, former Director of Postgraduate Research and Head of the Information Systems Evaluation research group within the Business School I have contributed extensively to research in the field of information systems and management with publications in numerous national and international conferences and journals. In addition, I have taught and examined on a number of Doctoral and MBA programmes including Manchester Business School and the Open University. I also led the organising committee for the annual BIT and BITWorld Conference series and a member of the Strategic Management Society and Association of Information Systems. In recent years, I have served on the Board of the UK Academy for Information Systems since 1997 and was also the Vice President Research for IRMA (USA). I am currently Associate Editor of the JGIM, JEUC, JLIM, ACITM, EJIS and case editor for IJIM.
My research interests are the strategic management of information systems within a variety of organisational context, with an increasing speciality in government sectors and I have contributed to a number of EPSRC and European funded research projects. I am a former President of the Information Resource Management Association (IRMA-USA) and now an Executive Member of the Information Institute www.information-institute.org. I also recently served on the European Doctoral Association for Management & Business Administration (EDAMBA) Executive Committee.
As Director of Strategic Engagement my responsibilities are varied and focused essentially to manage the process of achieving 'triple-crown' accreditation for the Business School
Newest selected publications
Tassabehji, R. and Hackney, RA. (Accepted) 'The Impact of ICT on Public Service Development in Africa: an empirical analysis'.IFIP-EGOV2017. St Petersburg, Russia.Open Access Link
Sivarajah, U., Omar, A., Lee, H., Hackney, RA., Irani, Z. and El-Haddadeh, R. (2017) 'Cloud Based e-Government Services: a proposal to evaluate user satisfaction'.AMCIS2017. Boston, USA. 9 - 11 AugustOpen Access Link
Al Habsi, ZS., Hackney, RA. and Dey, B. (2017) 'The Dynamic of Value Co-Creation and its interrelationship with employer branding: a study on the hotel industry in Oman'.Academy of Marketing. University of Hull. 14 - 6 JulyOpen Access Link
Leong, C., Pan, S. and Hackney, RA. (2017) 'Managing User Diversity in ES Pre-Implementation through Discursive Framing: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis'. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. pp. 113 - 129. ISSN: 0018-9391 Open Access Link
Dooley, P., Levy, Y., Hackney, RH. and Parrish, JR. (2017) 'Critical Value Factors in Business Intelligence Systems Implementations'. Annals of Information Systems. pp. 56 - 63.Open Access Link