Dr. Princely Ifinedo,
Department of Financial and Information Management
Shannon School of Business
Cape Breton University
P. O. Box 5300, Sydney
Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2


Office:                 SB-212
Office hours:
                  -Tues (9.00 – 11.30 am)
                  -Thurs (9.00 – 11.30 am)  

Telephone (Office):   +1 902 563 1227
Facsimile (Fax):         +1 902 563 1454



Bio Notes:

Dr. Princely Ifinedo is an Associate Professor of MIS/Mgt. Science at the Shannon School of Business, Cape Breton University (CBU), Canada. He's currently teaching Management Science and Information Systems (IS) courses, i.e., Management Information Systems (MIS), Quantitative Methods, Operations Management, and Computers in Business. He received his education in three continents; this international exposure has had a lasting impression on his view of the world. Wherever he's been, he's always displayed the same passion and vigor for inspiring and motivating his students. He challenges them to think critically and independently. He enjoys teaching as much as he does conducting academic research. He's presented research at various international IS conferences, contributed chapters to 22 books/encyclopedias, published 42 peer-reviewed journal articles, and won 6 Best Conference/Track Paper awards. Dr. Ifinedo has authored (and co-authored) over 110 publications in reputable publishing outlets. He's received research funding from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada [Pix]. A selection of his work is available online...Please click here to peruse.

With regard to research, he studies the interplay between IS, on the one hand, and the individual, organization, and society, on the other. To that end, his research interests relates to global IT management, cross-cultural issues in IS, IS impacts on organizations, IT use in SMEs, e-business, e-government, e-learning, IS security management issues, ERP system success measurement, and the diffusion of IS/IT in transiting and developing economies. He's been published in such journals as Information and Management, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Medical Informatic, Information Systems Management, Computers in Human Behavior, The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Journal of Systems and Software, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Enterprise Information Systems, Electronic Government: an International Journal, Journal of Information Technology Management, and Information Technology for Development. He reviews for several leading international journals such as The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information & Management, International Journal of Electronic Business, DATA BASE, Electronic Markets, The European Journal of Operational Research, and Journal of Electronic Commerce Research. Dr. Ifinedo serves his university community in various capacities.

Ifinedo in the News & Online :

CBU researchers receive national grants
CBU professor and students win award
CBU Professor Takes Home Best Conference Paper
Ifinedo @ Google Scholar
Ifinedo @ ResearchGate
Ifinedo @ DBLP

Teaching Interests:

Management of Information Systems (IS)
Computer Applications in Business (ERP Systems; Ms)
Operations Management
IS Doctoral Seminar
Systems Analysis and Design
IS Project Management
Research Methods (IS & Business)
Quantitative Research Methodology
- Structural Equation Modeling

Research Interests:

A) Organizational and Personal Informatics
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Success
- Adoption of IT/IS in SMEs and Healthcare
- Acceptance of Social Networking Sites

B) Global IT Management
- IS/IT Issues in Developing Countries and
  Transiting Economies
- Cross-cultural IS/IT Issues
- E-government / E-business / E-learning
- Social Informatics

C) IS Security Management
- IS Security Compliance Issues
- Non-malicious, End-user Security Issues

Professional Affiliations & Membership:

AIS - Association for Information Systems
ASAC - Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 



            PhD(Information Systems),
          University of Jyväskylä (JYU),

          MBA (International Management),
          University of London, [Royal Holloway], (RHUL),
          The United Kingdom

          M.Sc. (Informatics),
          Tallinn University of Technology (TTU),

          B.Sc. (Mathematics/Computer Science),
          University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT),

          Diploma in Education (Adult & Higher Education
          University of British Columbia (UBC),

My Teaching Philosophy   .....Read

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

- Best Conference Paper at the 2015 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM-2015), Ottawa, Canada, May 18-20, 2015.
- Best Conference Paper at the 27th. International Business Research Conference (IBRC), Toronto, Canada, June 12 – 13, 2014[with Student Research Assistant: Justin Cashin].
- Best Conference Paper at the 44th. Annual Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) Conference, Halifax, Canada, September 26 – 28, 2014 [with Student Research Assistants: Justin Cashin and Ope Ojo].
- Best Conference Paper at the 22nd International Conference on Production Research (ICPR 22) – Challenges For Sustainable Operations, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, July 28 – Aug 1, 2013.
- Best Track Paper (International and Cross cultural Issues in IS) at the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), Toronto, Canada, 14 -17 August 2008.
- Best Paper, Artificial intelligence/Security Session at the 6th IEEE International Conference On Adaptive Science & Technology (ICAST), Otta, Nigeria, October 29 -31, 2014.
- Prof. Ifinedo’s individual research output is ranked Top-20 in two main areas - Equal Credit Method and Author Position Method - out of 176 full-time tenured or tenure track information systems (IS) faculty members from 36 Canadian universities, who have published at least one journal article as of May, 2010.
- Prof. Ifinedo received Cape Breton University Faculty Association (CBUFA) Research Milestones (1 Book & 50 Articles) Recognition and Awards, 2007.
- Best PhD thesis for the Faculty of Information Technology (IT), University of Jyväskylä, Finland, for the year 2006 (Graded: Eximia Cum Laude Approbatur [Excellent; with extraordinary commendations]).

Dr. Ifinedo's Books & Chapters in Published Books


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