Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Matthew Waritay Guah

Matthew Waritay Guah is Assistant Professor at Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam where he was nominated for “Teacher of the Year” for the 2009-10 academic year. He also serves as visiting professor at Innsbruck University (in Austria) and visiting scholar at University of Hawaii @ Manoa (in USA), Warwick Business School (in UK), Salford University (Manchester, UK) and Westminster University (in London). He co-chaired the Healthcare IT track at ICIS-2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was deemed to have demonstrated exemplary achievement and distinguished contributions to the business community and certificated to appear in the 2008-2009 edition of Madison Who’s Who of Professionals. His current research projects concentrate on organizational issues surrounding emerging technologies in the healthcare sector and financial accountability. Other research interests include neo-institutional theory, socio-economic impacts of IS on government services delivery, resistance to IS, organizational reform, IS infrastructure, strategic planning for IS—with a more general interest in the cognitive, material and social relationships between science, technology and business as well as their implications for present-day understandings of creativity and innovation. Dr. Guah obtained his Ph.D. in Information Systems and Management Controls from Warwick Business School, MSc in Technology Management from University of Manchester, and BSc (Honours) from Salford University, UK. He came into academia with a wealth of industrial experience spanning over ten years (Merrill Lynch, CITI Bank, HSBC, British Airways, and United Nations). He’s authored Managing Very Large IT Projects and Internet Strategy: The Road to Web Services (with W. Currie). Recent journal publications include JIT, IM, ISM, JITR, IJST&M, IT&I, IJKM, IJHT&M, and IJT&HI. Editor-in-chief for International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives. Editorial membership of JCIT, SJI, JIQ, JMIS and IJEC. Track chair for major IS conferences including ICIS, ECIS and AMCIS. Member of ERIM, AIS, UKAIS, BMiS, EAA and AAA. Dr. Guah currently serves as reviewer for a research study sponsored by European Union focusing on Electronic Healthcare initiatives in several European Countries.
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