REBECCA ANGELES, Professor, joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 2004 and is a member of the Accounting/MIS area. She teaches Management Information Systems, MIS Administration, Information Technology and E-Business, Introduction to E-Business, and Electronic Business Strategies in the BBA and MBA programs.
Prior to joining the University of New Brunswick, she taught at Asuza Pacific University, Los Angeles, California and Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey. Rebecca has worked extensively in the private sector as a consultant, researcher, and editor.
Her research interests include information technology and sustainable/green supply chain management; e-business and e-commerce technologies; electronic environments intersecting with supply chain management issues and implications for interorganizational linkages; radio frequency identification (RFID) implementation guidelines; e-procurement; e-logistics; collaborative commerce; business-to-business exchanges/marketplaces; electronic data interchange (EDI); and Internet-EDI.
She has published in such journals as: Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Information Resources Management Journal, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, INTERNET Research, and EDI Forum: The Journal of Electronic Commerce.
Peer-Reviewed/Refereed Journal Articles
"RFID Critical Success Factors and System Deployment Outcomes as Mitigated by IT Infrastructure Integration and Supply Chain Process Integration." Will appear in the International Journal of Value Chain Management; IJVCM, Vol 6, No 3 or No 4, 2012.
"Wal-Mart's Sustainable Packaging ScoreCard Initiative Through the Lens of the Technology-Organization-Environment (TOE) Framework." Will appear in the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management in 2012 (issue not yet specified).
“Purdue’s RFID Supply Chain for E-Pedigree Compliance: Applying the Technology-Organization-Environment (TOE) Framework,” International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol 10, No 4, 2012, pp. 447-480.
“Pursuing Organizational Learning Using Absorptive Capacity Capabilities and the Role of IT Infrastructure in RFID System Initiatives: A Cluster Analysis Study,” International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, 2011, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 129-152.
“Effects of Reciprocal Investments and Relational Interaction in Deploying RFID Supply Chain Systems,” International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, April-June 2010, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 35-57.
“Moderated Multiple Regression of Absorptive Capacity Attributes & Deployment Outcomes: The Importance of RFID IT Infrastructure Integration and Supply Chain Process Integration,” International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, April-June 2009, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 25-51.
“Anticipated IT Infrastructure and Supply Chain Integration Capabilities for RFID and Their Associated Deployment Outcomes,” International Journal of Information Management, June 2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p219-231.
“Perceptions of the Importance of Absorptive Capacity Attributes as They Related to RFID Implementation by Firms Anticipating RFID Use,” International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009, pp. 88-117.
“Theoretical Views on the Potential Shopper Response to RFID Item Tagging,” International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009, pp. 63-84.
“RFID mandate compliance: absorptive capacity attributes as differentiating dynamic capabilities,” International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2008, pp. 287-312.
“RFID Adoption in the Supply Chain: The Rational Expectations Hypothesis Alternative View,” International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, Vol. 4, No. 3/4, 2008, pp. 257-277.
“RFID technologies: Supply-chain applications and implementation issues,” IEEE Engineering Management Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2007, pp. 64-79.
“An empirical study of the anticipated consumer response to RFID product item tagging,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 107, No. 4, 2007, pp. 461-483.
“Business-to-business e-procurement: success factors and challenges to implementation,” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2007, pp. 104-115.
Refereed Conference Proceedings or Presentations
"Showcasing Seventh Generation's Environmental Sustainability Initiative Using Appropriate Information Systems Support." Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Resources Management 2012; Vienna, Austria, May 23-25, 2012.
"RFID Supply Chains of Purdue and Cephalon: Applying the TOE Framework in Seeking E-Pedigree Compliance." Proceedings of the 7th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies; Madrid, Spain, June 20-23, 2012.
“Roadmap To Charting A Green Supply Chain,” Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference 2011, April 14-16, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
“Moderated Regression: Effects of IT Infrastructure Integration and Supply Chain Process Integration on The Relationships Between RFID Critical Success Factors and System Deployment Outcomes,” Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference 2011, April 5-8, 2011, Portland, Oregon.
“Moderated Regression: Effects of IT Infrastructure Integration and Supply Chain Process Integration on the Relationships between RFID Adoption Attributes and System Deployment Outcomes,” Enterprise Information Systems International Conference, CENTERIS 2010 Proceedings Part II, October 20-22, 2010, Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
“The Significance of RFID in Green Supply Chain Initiatives,” Proceedings of ITAIS 2010 Conference (Italian Chapter of the Association for Information Systems), October 8-9, 2010, Naples, Italy.
“Moderated Multiple Regression of RFID IT Infrastructure Integration/Supply Chain Process Integration and System Deployment Outcomes: The Importance of Reciprocal Investments and Relational Interaction,” Decision Sciences Institute 2009 Proceedings, November 14-17, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana.
“Testing the Moderating Effects of Relational Interaction versus Reciprocal Investments in RFID Supply Chain Management Systems,” Proceedings of the Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (CENTERIS) 2009, October 7-9, 2009, Ofir, Portugal.
“Supply Chain Business Process and IT Infrastructure Support for Cultivating Absorptive Capability Attributes: A Cluster Analysis Study,” Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS) 2009, Sep. 25-27, 2009, Athens, Greece.
“Importance of Absorptive Capacity Attributes in Radio Frequency Identification Supply Chain Initiatives,” Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS) 2009, Sep. 25-27, 2009, Athens, Greece.
“Anticipated IT Infrastructure and Supply Chain Integration Capabilities for RFID and Their Associated Deployment Outcomes,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS 2008), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), pp. 634-641,November 24-26, 2008, Linz, Austria.
“Empirical Study on the Critical Success Factors for RFID Implementation and Their Relationships with Expected Deployment Outcomes,” Decision Sciences Institute 2007 Proceedings, November 17-20, 2007, Phoenix, Arizona.
Books or Book Chapters
“Two Case Studies on RFID Initiatives: Testing the Impact of IT Infrastructure Integration and Supply Chain Process Integration,” in an IGI Global Publishing (formerly Idea Group, Inc.) book sponsored by Enterprise Information Systems International Conference, CENTERIS 2010, (title still not announced and book still in production as of now), 2011.
“Perceived Moderating Ability of Relational Interaction versus Reciprocal Investments in Pursuing Exploitation versus Exploration in RFID Supply Chains,” in Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implementation and Management: Organizational Applications, published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group), 2009.
“Buyer-Supplier Relationships in Business-to-Business E-Procurement: Effects of Supply Conditions,” Chapter 5, pp. 93-112, in Advances in E-Business Research: E-Business Innovation and Process Management, Edited by In Lee, Cybertech Publishing, 2007.
“Electronic Supply Chain Partnerships: Tracking Relationship Attributes from Traditional EDI to Collaborative Commerce” in Advanced Topics On Information Resources Management, Volume 3, pp. 43-86, (Hershey, Pennsylvania: Idea Group Publishing, 2004).
Contributions to Practice
Conference Proceedings or Presentations
Participation in Annual Panel of the Certified Management Accountants New Brunswick, November 2007, Strategic Management Accounting Forum
Topic: “Measuring Business Value of Information Technology Investments”
Participated in a Panel of Academics from UNB:
Multisourcing Strategies Summit Conference, November 1, 2006, Panel Discussion Participant: “Roundtable: Costs and Risks in Outsourcing,” Wu Conference Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Services New Brunswick, “Recent E-Government Trends and Repercussions for Outsourcing,” SNB Annual Meeting, October 27, 2005
Financial Management Institute Annual Meeting Talk, “Organizing and Leading the IT Function,” in their program called “Restructuring in the Public Sector” January 20, 2005, Lord Beaverbrook Hotel, Fredericton
Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Memphis
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