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Prof. Maris MARTINSONS

馬禮士教授

Professor

Address
12-255, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
Phone
+852 34427958
Fax
+852 34420309

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

Qualifications

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

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews

Zubac, Angelina; Dasborough, Marie; Hughes, Kate; Jiang, Zhou; Kirkpatrick, Shelley; Martinsons, Maris G.; Tucker, Danielle; Zwikael, Ofer / The strategy and change interface: understanding “enabling” processes and cognitions. May 2021; In: Management Decision. Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 481-505

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Malaurent, Julien / Research Perspectives: Improving Action Research by Integrating Methods. May 2021; In: Journal of the Association of Information Systems. Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 851-873

Mirkovski, Kristijan; Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G. / The effects of trust and distrust on ICT-enabled information sharing in supply chains. August 2019; In: International Journal of Logistics Management. Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 892-926

Davison, Robert M.; Ou, Carol X.J.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Interpersonal knowledge exchange in China: The impact of guanxi and social media. March 2018; In: Information and Management. Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 224-234

Martinsons, Maris G.; Davison, Robert M.; Huang, Qian / Strategic knowledge management failures in small professional service firms in China. August 2017; In: International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 327-338

Davison, Robert M; Martinsons, Maris G / Context is king! Considering particularism in research design and reporting. September 2016; In: Journal of Information Technology. Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 241-249

Martinsons, Maris G.; Davison, Robert M. / People, places and time in research design and reporting: responding to commentaries on particularism. September 2016; In: Journal of Information Technology. Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 267-268

Martinsons, Maris G. / Research of information systems: from parochial to international, towards global or glocal?. January 2016; In: Information Systems Journal. Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 3-19

Davison, Robert M.; Ou, Carol X.J.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Zhao, Angela Y.; Du, Rong / The communicative ecology of Web 2.0 at work: Social networking in the workspace. October 2014; In: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Vol. 65, No. 10, pp. 2035-2047

Davison, Robert M.; Ou, Carol X. J.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Information technology to support informal knowledge sharing. January 2013; In: Information Systems Journal. Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 89-109

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Ou, Carol X.J. / The roles of theory in canonical action research. September 2012; In: MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems. Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 763-786

Davison, Robert M; Martinsons, Maris G / Methodological practice and policy for organisationally and socially relevant IS research: an inclusive-exclusive perspective. December 2011; In: Journal of Information Technology. Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 288-293

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Lo, Henry W. H.; Li, Yuan / Technical opinion: The ethics of IT professionals in China. July 2009; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 153-155

Martinsons, Maris G.; Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Valdis / How culture influences IT-enabled organizational change and information systems. April 2009; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 118-123

Hempel, Paul S.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Developing international organizational change theory using cases from China. April 2009; In: Human Relations. Vol. 62, No. 4, pp. 459-499

Martinsons, Maris G.; Ma, David / Sub-cultural differences in information ethics across China: Focus on Chinese management generation gaps. 2009; In: Journal of the Association of Information Systems. Vol. 10, No. 11, pp. 816-833

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Ou, Carol X.J.; Murata, Kiyoshi; Drummond, Damon; Li, Yuan; Lo, Henry W.H. / The ethics of IT professionals in Japan and China. 2009; In: Journal of the Association of Information Systems. Vol. 10, No. 11, pp. 834-859

Martinsons, Maris G. / Relationship-based e-commerce: Theory and evidence from China. July 2008; In: Information Systems Journal. Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 331-356

Martinsons, Maris G. / Asian Godfathers: money and power in Hong kong and South-east Asia. May 2008; In: Asian - Pacific Economic Literature. Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 77-78

Martinsons, Maris G.; Davison, Robert M. / Strategic decision making and support systems: Comparing American, Japanese and Chinese management. February 2007; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 284-300

O'Connor, Neale G.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Management of information systems: Insights from accounting research. December 2006; In: Information and Management. Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 1014-1024

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Lo, Henry W.H.; Kam, Carol S.P. / Ethical values of IT professionals: Evidence from Hong Kong. February 2006; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 48-58

Burrows, Glen R.; Drummond, Damon L.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Knowledge management in China. April 2005; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 73-76

Martinsons, Maris G. / The Internet enlightens and empowers Chinese society. April 2005; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 59-60

Martinsons, Maris G. / Transforming China. April 2005; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 44-48

Martinsons, Maris G. / ERP in China: One package, two profiles. July 2004; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 65-68

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Kock, Ned / Principles of canonical action research. January 2004; In: Information Systems Journal. Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 65-86

Chong, Bessie; Martinsons, Maris G.; Wong, Michael / Adoption of e-learning for work-based training: an exploratory study of the Hong Kong apparel industry. 2004; In: International Journal of Innovation and Learning. Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 312-326

Martinsons, Maris G.; Davison, Robert / Guest editorial cultural issues and It management: Looking ahead. February 2003; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 113-117

Davison, Robert; Martinsons, Maris / Guest editorial cultural issues and IT management: Past and present. February 2003; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 3-7

Martinsons, Maris G. / Electronic commerce in China: Emerging success stories. July 2002; In: Information and Management. Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 571-579

Martinsons, Maris G.; Martinsons, Valdis / Rethinking the value of IT, again. July 2002; In: Communications of the ACM. Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 25-26

Davison, Robert; Martinsons, Maris G. / Empowerment or enslavement?: A case of process-based organisational change in Hong Kong. March 2002; In: Information Technology & People. Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 42-59

Martinsons, Maris G.; Leung, Anthony / Strategic information systems: A success factors model. 2002; In: International Journal of Services, Technology and Management. Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 398-416

Martinsons, Maris G.; Cheung, Catherine / The impact of emerging practices on IS specialists: Perceptions, attitudes and role changes in Hong Kong. January 2001; In: Information and Management. Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 167-183

Martinsons, Maris G.; Everett, James E.; Chan, Kathy / Mapping the scholarly development of strategic management. 2001; In: Journal of Information Science. Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 101-110

Martinsons, Maris G.; Chong, Patrick K. C. / The influence of human factors and specialist involvement on information systems success. January 1999; In: Human Relations. Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 123-151

Martinsons, Maris; Davison, Robert; Tse, Dennis / The balanced scorecard: A foundation for the strategic management of information systems. 1999; In: Decision Support Systems. Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 71-88

Martinsons, Maris G.; Hempel, Paul S. / Chinese Business Process Re-engineering. December 1998; In: International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 393-407

Martinsons, Maris G. / Hong Kong government policy and information technology innovation: The invisible hand, the helping hand, and the hand-over to China. 1998; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 366-380

Martinsons, Maris G.; Westwood, Robert I. / Management information systems in the Chinese business culture: An explanatory theory. October 1997; In: Information and Management. Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 215-228

Martinsons, Maris G.; So, Simon K. K.; Tin, Cathy; Wong, Donna / Hong Kong and China: Emerging Markets for Environmental Products and Technologies. April 1997; In: Long Range Planning. Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 277-290

Martinsons, Maris G.; Revenaugh, D. Lance / Re-engineering is dead; long live re-engineering. April 1997; In: International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 79-82

Martinsons, Maris G. / Human resource management applications of knowledge-based systems. February 1997; In: International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 35-53

Martinsons, Maris G.; Brivins Martinsons, Aelita / Conquering cultural constraints to cultivate Chinese management creativity and innovation. December 1996; In: Journal of Management Development. Vol. 15, No. 9, pp. 18-35

Martinsons, Maris G. / THE QUEST FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT: PROFILING THE PIONEERS IN HONG KONG. September 1996; In: Management Research News. Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 28-42

Martinsons, M. G.; Leung, A. K Y; Loh, C. / Technology transfer for sustainable development: environmentalism and entrepreneurship in Hong Kong. 1996; In: International Journal of Social Economics. Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 69-96

Martinsons, Maris G. / Assimilating knowledge-based systems: The roads to success. October 1995; In: International Journal of Manpower. Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 22-37

Martinsons, Maris G.; Tseng, Choo-sin / Successful joint ventures in the heart of the dragon. October 1995; In: Long Range Planning. Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 45-58

Martinsons, M. G. / Radical process innovation using information technology: The theory, the practice and the future of reengineering. August 1995; In: International Journal of Information Management. Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 253-269

Martinsons, Maris G.; Tseng, Choo-Sin / High-technology management in China: A case study of the Shanghai success stories. July 1995; In: Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. Vol. 12, No. 1-2, pp. 111-137

Martinsons, Maris G. / Strategic management roads for knowledge-based systems success. May 1995; In: Computers in Industry. Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 193-195

Martinsons, Maris G. / Knowledge-based systems leverage human resource management expertise. March 1995; In: International Journal of Manpower. Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 17-34

Martinsons, Maris G.; Schindler, Frederick R. / Organizational Visions for Technology Assimilation: The Strategic Roads to Knowledge-Based Systems Success. February 1995; In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 9-18

Martinsons, Maris G. / The baltic republics: Post-soviet bell-wethers and bridges. January 1995; In: International Journal of Social Economics. Vol. 22, No. 7, pp. 38-49

Martinsons, Maris G. / Benchmarking human resource information systems in Canada and Hong Kong. June 1994; In: Information and Management. Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 305-316

Martinsons, Aelita G. B.; Martinsons, Maris G. / In Search of Structural Excellence. March 1994; In: Leadership & Organization Development Journal. Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 24-28

Martinsons, Maris G. / Strategic Innovation: A Lifeboat for Planning in Turbulent Waters. August 1993; In: Management Decision. Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 4-11

Martinsons, Maris G. / Outsourcing information systems: A strategic partnership with risks. June 1993; In: Long Range Planning. Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 18-25

Martinsons, Maris G.; Kwan, Kong Cheong / Intelligent timetabling using a microcomputer. May 1993; In: International Journal of Educational Management. Vol. 7, No. 5

Martinsons, Maris G. / Practioners’ forum: Cultivating the Strategic Use of Information Technology: Lessons from Hong Kong. January 1993; In: Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 179-186

Martinsons, Maris G. / Global success with electronic banking: the Hongkong Bank and HEXAGON. December 1992; In: Journal of Strategic Information Systems. Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 290-296

Martinsons, Maris G.; Valdemars, Krisjanis / Post-Soviet Reform in Latvia: Early Progress and Future Prospects. June 1992; In: Journal of Economic Studies. Vol. 19, No. 6

Martinsons, Maris G. / A domain selection and evaluation framework for introducing knowledge‐based systems in smaller businesses. July 1991; In: Information Systems Journal. Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 207-215

Conference Papers

MARTINSONS, Maris G. / From messy theory to complex solutions of wicked problems. August 2017; 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM2017), 04/08/2017 - 08/08/2017, Atlanta, United States.

MARTINSONS, Maris G; DAVISON, Robert; OU, Carol XJ / Developing a New Theory of Knowledge Sharing: Documenting and Reflecting on a Messy Process. August 2015; 75th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, 07/08/2015 - 11/08/2015, Vancouver, Canada.


Davison, Robert M.; Ou, Carol Xiaojuan; Martinsons, Maris G.; Hua, Xiaoqing; Zhao, Angela Y; Du, Rong / The Communicative Ecology of Web 2.0 @ Work: Social Networking in the Workspace. August 2013; 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 09/08/2013 - 13/08/2013, Orlando, United States.

MARTINSONS, Maris / EDBAs and Engaged Scholarship. 2013;

DAVISON, Robert M; MARTINSONS, Maris G; OU, Carol XJ / The Informal Entanglement of Knowledge, Guanxi and Technology: Evidence from China and a New Theory. August 2012; 72nd Academy of Management Conference, 03/08/2012 - 07/08/2012, Boston, United States.

Lin, Y; MARTINSONS, Maris / Dancing with your competitors: Competitor alliances and market returns. August 2011; 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2011), 12/08/2011 - 16/08/2011, San Antonio, United States.

Shi, L; MARTINSONS, Maris / How private firms in Fujian China have changed: A process-based perspective. August 2011; 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2011), 12/08/2011 - 16/08/2011, San Antonio, United States.

MARTINSONS, Maris / Personal Experiences of Professors who have successfully transcended the West-East divide. August 2011; 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Managment, 12/08/2011 - 16/08/2011, San Antonio, United States.

MARTINSONS, Maris G; DAVISON, Robert M; HUANG, Qian / Knowledge management challenges in small professional services firms: Action research in China. August 2009; 2009 Academy of Management Annual Conference, 07/08/2009 - 11/08/2009, Chicago, United States.

DAVISON, Robert M.; OU, Carol X.J.; LI, Y.; Martinsons, Maris.G.; Björkstén, J. / The Multimethodological Investigation of Knowledge Sharing Practices in Eastwei. December 2008; 29th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008), 14/12/2008 - 17/12/2008, Paris, France.

MA, David; MARTINSONS, Maris G / Generational differences in information ethics: Testing two theories in China. August 2008; 2008 Academy of Management Annual Conference, 08/08/2008 - 13/08/2008, Anaheim, United States.

DAVISON, Robert; Huang, Q V; Martinsons, Maris G / Managing Knowledge in China: Action Research in a Small Enterprise. July 2007; Asia Pacific Journal of Management Special Issue Conference (APJM 2007), 07/07/2007 - 09/07/2007, Xian, China.

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Methodological practice and policy for organisationally and socially relevant IS research: an inclusive-exclusive perspective. 2016; Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems. Vol. 1, pp. 97-111

Martinsons, Maris G; DAVISON, Robert M / Knowledge management in the Chinese business context. July 2010; Encyclopedia of knowledge management. Vol. 1, pp. 682-693

DAVISON, Robert; Martinsons, Maris G; Ou, Carol XJ / Knowledge sharing in professional services firms in China. February 2010; China's emerging outsourcing capabilities: the services challenge. pp. 165-183

MARTINSONS, Maris G; DAVISON, Robert / Globalization and Information Management Strategy: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. 2010; The handbook of technology management. Vol. 2, pp. 653-664

Davison, Robert M.; Martinsons, Maris G. / Inclusive or exclusive? Methodological practice and policy for organisationally and socially relevant IS research. 2010; 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems 2010, AMCIS 2010. Vol. 2, pp. 1154-1161

Davison, Robert M.; Ou, Carol X.J.; Li, Maggie Y.; Martinsons, Maris G.; Björkstén, Johan / Approche multi-méthodologique des pratiques de partage des Connaissances chez Eastwei. 2008; ICIS 2008 Proceedings - Twenty Ninth International Conference on Information Systems.

DAVISON, Robert; MARTINSONS, Maris G. / Empowerment or Enslavement?: A Case of Process-Based Organisational Change in Hong Kong. 2008; Major currents in information systems. Vol. 5, pp. 308-324

Martinsons, Maris G.; So, Simon K.K. / International differences in information ethics. 2005; Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting: A New Vision of Management in the 21st Century, AOM 2005.

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