Prof. Maris MARTINSONS (馬禮士)

PhD - Industrial and Business Studies (University of Warwick)
MBA - Strategic Management and Marketing (University of Toronto)
BASc - Engineering Science (University of Toronto)

Professor

Prof. Maris MARTINSONS (馬禮士)

Contact Information

E-mail:
mgmaris@cityu.edu.hk

Research Areas

  • Strategic Management & Organizational Change
  • Knowledge Management & Information Systems
  • International Business & Cross-Cultural Management
  • Collaboration with the McKinsey Global Institute
  • Supervision of PhD & DBA students

Publications

Journal Articles
Accepted Journal Articles (forthcoming)
  • Davison, R M, Martinsons, M G, Ou, C X J (2012), "The Roles Of Theory In Canonical Action Research ", accepted by MIS Quarterly, 36, 3, 763-786, forthcoming.
  • Davison, R M, Ou, C X J, Martinsons, M G "Information technology to support informal knowledge sharing", accepted by Information Systems Journal, forthcoming.
Presented Conference Papers
  • Shi L and Martinsons M G (August 2011), "How private firms in Fujian China have changed: A process-based perspective", presented at the 71st Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Martinsons M G and Ma D (August 2011), "The West-East Divide in Information Ethics", presented at the 71st Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G and Brivins, A G (August 2010), "Action Research and Experiential Learning", presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • Martinsons, M G, Davison R M and Huang Q (August 2009), "Knowledge Management in Small Professional Service Firms: Action Research in China", presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, USA, Best Visual Paper Award Winner.
  • Martinsons, M G and Ma, D (August 2008), "Generational Differences in Information Ethics: Testing Two Theories in China", presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2007), "Innovation Implementation – Adaptation and Resistance", presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G and Davison, R M (August 2006), "Decision styles and support systems: Comparing American, Japanese and Chinese management", presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G and So, S K K (August 2005), "International Differences in Information Ethics", presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, (SIM Best Paper runner-up and finalist for the Dexter Award<SPAN style=.
  • Davison, R M and Martinsons, M G (August 2005), "Enabling Eagles to Soar in the Land of the Dragon: American-Chinese Work Management Issues in the New Century", presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G, Davison, R D and Boswood, T (August 2004), "Metaphors to Communicate Strategic Change", presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Best Paper Nominee), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, published in CD Rom.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2004), "Information Ethics of Americans and Asians - Preliminary Evidence and Planned Research", presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, New Orleans, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G and Davison, R M (August 2003), "Action Research Principles", presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Seattle, WA, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2002), "Electronic Commerce in China: Theory and Cases", presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the (US) Academy of Management, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G (November 2001), "Strategic Management Lessons from Online Retailers: An International Comparison", presented at the Academy of International Business annual conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Martinsons, M G and Hempel, P S (August 2001), "Process-Based Organisational Change: From China Towards a Global Model", presented at 61st Annual Meetings of the (US) Academy of Management, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2001), "Comparing the Decision Styles of American and Asian Managers", presented at 61st Annual Meeting of the (US) Academy of Management, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Davison, R and Martinsons, M G (December 2000), "Creating a Special Issue for a Top-Tier Journal", presented at 21st International Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Australia, Invited Paper.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2000), "B2B Electronic Commerce: Fundamentals and Models", presented at 60th Annual Meeting of the (US) Academy of Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2000), "Lessons from the Y2K Crisis for IT Management: An Asian Perspective", presented at 60th Annual Meeting of the (US) Academy of Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Martinsons, A G B, Martinsons, M G and Hempel, P S (August 1999), "The Influence of Anglo-American Management Education on Chinese Business Practice", presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G, Wong, A and Gregory, F H (August 1999), "Information Systems in the Chinese Business Culture: The Challenge to Configurational Theories", presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, USA.
Conference Papers
  • Lin Y and Martinsons M G (August 2011), "Dancing with your competitors: Competitor alliances and market returns", 71st Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Davison, R M, Ou, C X J, Li, Y, Martinsons, M G and J. Björkstén, J (December 2008), "Multimethodological Investigation of Knowledge Sharing Practices in Eastwei", International Conference on Information Systems, Paris, France.
  • O'Connor, N G and Martinsons, M G (January 2007), "Management of Information Systems: Insights from Management Accounting Research", American Accounting Association Midyear Meeting, Fort Worth, TX, USA.
  • Davison, R M and Martinsons, M G (December 2001), "Emerging Issues in Cross-Cultural Research Submissions", 9th Annual Cross-Cultural Meeting in Information Systems, New Orleans, USA.
Books and Book Chapters
  • Martinsons, M.G. and Davison, R.M. (2010), "Globalization and Information Management Strategy: Cross-Cultural Perspectives", Handbook of Technology Management, Wiley, 2, pp. 653-664.
  • Davison, R M, Martinsons, M G and Ou, C X J (2010), "Knowledge Sharing in Professional Service Firms in China", China's Emerging Outsourcing Capabilities: The Services Challenge, Palgrave-Macmillan, Chp. 7, pp. 165-183.
  • Davison, R M and Martinsons, M G (2007), "Action Research and Consulting: Hellish Partnership or Heavenly Marriage?", In N. Kock (ed) Information Systems Action Research, Springer-Verlag, New York, USA, pp. 377-393.
  • Martinsons, M G and Tseng, C S (1999), "Technology Transfer to China: Environmental Considerations and Emerging Management Practices", In L Kelley and Y Luo (eds), Emerging Business Issues, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California, USA, pp. 189-215.
  • Burn, J M and Martinsons, M G (1999), "Information Technology Production and Application in Hong Kong and China: Progress, Policies and Prospects", In F B Tan, S Corbett and Y Y Wong (eds), Information Technology Diffusion in the Asia Pacific, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, pp. 7-35.
  • Martinsons, M G and Burn, J M (1997), Information Technology and the Challenge for Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong Press.
  • Martinsons M G (1993), Knowledge Based Systems and Organizations, Quantum, Toronto, Canada.
Other
  • Martinsons M G & 7 others (August 2011), "Personal experiences of professors who have successfully transcended the West-East divide", All-Academy Theme Symposium --- co-organizer and symposium chair, 71st Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2010), "Becoming a successful management and information systems scholar in Greater China", Junior Faculty Workshop mentor, at the 70th Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Montreal, Québec, Canada.
  • Martinsons, M G (August 2008), "Cultural diversity and information management", Professional Development Workshop organizer and chair, 68th Annual Meetings of the (U.S.) Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • Martinsons M G (June 2008), "National differences in decision making styles: Evidence from American and Asian business leaders", IESE Distinguished Scholar Series, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Martinsons, M G (since the 1980s), Professional service as a Government Advisor, Business Consultant and a Visiting Professor/Scholar at leading universities on 6 Continents.