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Dr. Frank Lee

Associate Professor
Master of Science in Information Systems
Office: Parker 140
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8018900 College St, Box 8018BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4836(254) 295-4836
Subjects Taught: Management Information Systems, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, E-commerce Strategy, IS Security
Degrees Earned: Ph.D. - Mississippi State University; MS - Georgia State University; MBA - Morehead State University
Bio
Dr. Frank C. Lee, 2014 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award Recipient, is an Associate Professor & MS/IS Coordinator in the McLane College of Business at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He previously taught at 
Carson-Newman University (2006-2009)
University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) (Summer 2013 - Invited to teach MS/IS) 
Namseoul University (Fall 2014 - Sabbatical)
Fairmont State University (2009-2015, Tenured Associate Professor & IBM Coordinator). 

 

 The summary of his recent academic and professional activities include

  • MSIS Program Coordinator, 2016 - Present
  • IBM Academic Initiative Coordinator, 2013-2015 (Click here to see the details)
  • Chair, Fairmont State University VP/CIO Search Committee, 2014
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Computer Information Systems, 2012-Present
  • Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2015-Present
  • Certificate of Completion of QM Peer Review Course (click here to see the details for QM)
  • Certificate of Completion of Applying the QM Rubric
Awards & Grants

Awards

  • Inducted into the Delta Mu Delta, Business Honor Society, Honorary Member, 2014
  • The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award for Region 2 (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV), 2014
  • Professor of the Year, School of Business, Fairmont State University, 2013
  • Faculty Recognition, Fairmont State University Annual Faculty Awards Ceremony, 2011
  • Faculty Recognition, Fairmont State University Annual Faculty Awards Ceremony , 2010
  • Nominee for Carson-Newman College Teaching Excellence and Leadership Award, 2008
  • Carson-Newman University Outstanding Faculty Research Award, 2008
  • School of Business Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Carson-Newman University, 2007
  • Mississippi State University Doctoral Research Assistant of the Year, 2006
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student Research Award, College of Business Industry, MSU, 2006

Grants

  • Faculty Development Grant, UMHB, $5,000, 2017
  • Graduate Faculty Research Grant, UMHB, $7,000, 2016
  • The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission WVROCKS Grant, $5,000, 2013-2015
  • Instructional Improvement Grant, Fairmont State University, $2,000, 2011-2012
  • CO-PI, Advancing Computing Curricula and Expanding Learning Experiences through Re-engineered and Accelerated Technology Education (ACCELERATE), National Science Foundation (NSF), $149,915, 2010 (PI: Rebecca Giorcelli)
  • Center for Teaching Excellence Travel Grant, Fall 2010
  • Improving Student Learning Efforts (ISLE) Grant, Fairmont State University, $1,500, 2010-2011.
  • Fairmont State University Foundation Grant, $1,500, 2010 - 2011
  • Center for Teaching Excellence Travel Grant, Spring 2010
  • Faculty Associate, Expanding Pathways for Educational Development and Information Technology Experiences (ExPEDITE), National Science Foundation (NSF), $750,000, 2009 (PI: Rebecca Giorcelli)
Research Interests

Dr. Lee has a commitment to high quality research. His research interests include Business Intelligence and Analytics, Digital Humanities, and Information Systems Security/Strategy. He has authored numerous articles, books, and chapters including

  • European Journal of Information Systems (Rank: A*) 
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems (Rank: A)
  • Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (Rank: A)

(The journal rank is based on the Austrian Business Deans Council (ABCD) Journal Quality List. The ABDC Journal Quality List comprises 2,767 different journal titles, divided into four categories of quality, A*: 6.9%; A: 20.8%; B: 28.4%; and C: 43.9% journals.)

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Lee, Frank and Rebecca Giorcelli, “An Exploratory Study on the Relationship between Digital Games and Transfer of Learning,” Issues in Information Systems, Volume 16, Issue III, pp. 183-190, 2015.
  • Luo, Xin, Frank Lee, and Minna Mattila, “An Exploratory Study of Mobile Banking Services Resistance,” International Journal of Mobile Communications, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2012.
  • Lee, Frank and HK Eun, “Finding the Rolf of Time Lags in Radio Frequency Identification Investment,” International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA), Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 27-35, 2011.
  • Lee, Frank, “The Impact of Technology Anxiety on the Use of Mobile Financial Applications,” International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD), Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 1-12, 2010.
  • Lee, Frank and J. P. Shim, "An Exploratory Study of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Adoption in the Healthcare Industry," European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS). Vol. 16, pp. 712-724, 2007.
  • Lee, Frank and J. P. Shim, "An Empirical Study on User Satisfaction with Mobile Business Applications Use and Hedonism," Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA).Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 57-74, 2006. 
  • Templeton, G.F. and Frank Lee, "Tutorial of an Ontological Support System," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS). Vol. 17, No. 25, pp. 562-568, 2006.
  • Templeton, G.F, Frank Lee, and Charles A. Snyder, "Validation of a Content Analysis System Using an Iterative Prototyping Approach to Action Research," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS). Vol. 17, No. 24, pp. 539-561, 2006.
  • Luo, Xin and Frank Lee, "Micropayments in Wireless M-Commerce: Issues, Security, and Trend," Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce (JIBC), July 2004, Vol. 9, No. 2.
Book Chapters
  • Lee, Frank and J. P. Shim, "Ubiquitous Healthcare: RFID in Hospitals," in Handbook of Research on Distributed Medical Informatics and E-health, Athina Lazakidou (Ed.), IGI Global. (ISBN 978-1-60566-002-8. pp. 273-280)
  • Lee, Frank, "Mobile Business Applications" in Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing and Commerce, David Taniar (Ed.), IGI Global. (ISBN 978-1-59904-002-8. pp. 442-445)
  • Lee, Frank, "Organizational Time Culture and Electronic Media" in Information Resource Management: Global Challenges, Wai K. Law (Ed.), Idea Group Publishing. (ISBN 1-59904-102-2. pp. 364-372)
  • Lee, Frank and Merrill Warkentin, “Mobile Banking Systems and Technologies,” in Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Idea Group Publishing. (ISBN 1-59140-799-0. pp.754-759).

Book Reviews

  • Lee, Frank, “Book Review of Information Resource Management Global Challenges,” W. Law (ED), Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 88-90.
  • Lee, Frank, Book Review of Public Sector Information in the Digital Age: Between Markets, Public Management and Citizens' Rights, G. Aichholzer and H. Burkert (Eds.), Information Technology & People, Vol. 18, No. 4.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  • Lee, Frank, “Chief Information Officer and Job Embeddedness,” Proceedings of the 2017 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, MA, August, 2017
  • Medellin, John, Frank Lee, Lokesh Budhi, and Spandana Gennepally, “Measuring SPECjbb2015 Virtualization Overhead and Application Workloads in a Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud,” Proceedings of The 13th International Conference on Grid, Cloud, and Cluster Computing (GCC’17), Las Vegas, July, 2017
  • Mounika Kota, Mounika, Venugopal Manyam, and Frank Lee, “Patient Management or Consumerization: Healthcare Information Systems in India and the USA” Presented at 2017 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence, Houston, TX, April, 2017.
  • Mereddy, Rahul, Guru Chakravarthi, and Frank Lee, “Digitization and Local Dialects Adoption by Social Media,” Presented at 2017 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence, Houston, TX, April, 2017
  • Lee, Frank and Guru Chakravarthi, “The Impact of Organizational Size and Financial Readiness on the Risk of Healthcare Data Breach,” Presented at 2017 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence, Houston, TX, April, 2017
  • Lee, Frank, “Effective Program Assessment using a Real World Project and Multiple Assessment Methods” Presented at AACSB Assessment and Impact Conference, Phoenix, AZ, March, 2017
  • Lee, Frank, “Enhancing the Assessment Process and Accreditation Compliance Using Qualitative Research Software,” Presented at Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, December, 2016
  • Lee, Frank and Daniel Benoist, “Finding Factors Enhancing Provider-Patient Interaction in Telemedicine,” Presented at 2016 Decision Science Institute Conference, Austin, TX, November, 2016
  • Lee, Frank and Guru Chakravarthi, “Assessing the Value of E-government: The Case of Common Service Centers in India,” Presented at 2016 Decision Science Institute Conference, Austin, TX, November, 2016
  • Lee, Frank, “A Content Analysis of Sports Analytics Resistance,” Proceedings of the 2016 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, CA, August, 2016
  • Lee, Frank, Jeff Tucker, and Rebecca Giorcelli, “Factors Preventing Career Progression from CIO to Higher Executive Positions,” Proceedings of 2016 Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April, 2016
  • Lee, Frank, “Finding Success Factors for the Successful Implementation of Game-Based Learning,” Proceedings of 51st Association for Computer Educators in Texas (CCET) Annual Conference, Belton, TX, October, 2015
  • Lee, Frank, “MOOCs and Higher Education,” Presented at Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Conference, Chicago, IL, June, 2014.
  • Lee, Frank, “Strategies for Implementing System z into the Curriculum,” Presented at IBM Academic Initiative Enterprise Systems Educators Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June, 2014
  • Lee, Frank, “Facilitating Collaboration Through Big Data Visualization,” Proceedings of 2014 Northeast Decision Science Institute (DSI) Conference, Philadelphia, March, 2014
  • Lee, Frank, “MOOCs and Business Education: Lessons learned from Mainframe Computing,” Selected and Presented in Best of the Regions Competition at Eastern Council of Business Schools and Programs, York, PA, November 2013.
  • Lee, Frank, “Maximizing the benefits from IBM Academic Initiative Resources,” Presented at West Virginia Higher Education Technology Conference (WVHETC 2013), Morgantown, WV, October, 2013
  • Lee, Frank, “The Role of Job Embeddedness in Government Information Technology Jobs,” Proceedings of 53rd Annual Association for Computer Information Systems International Conference, San Juan, PR, October, 2013
  • Lee, Frank, “Exploring Manager Attitude toward Organization and Information Technology,” Proceedings of 2013 Midwest Decision Science Institute (DSI) Conference, Twinsburg, OH, April, 2013
  • Lee, Frank, “Sharing Information Technology Resources among Higher Education Institutions,” Presented at West Virginia Higher Education Technology Conference (WVHETC 2012), Morgantown, WV, November, 2012
  • Lee, Frank and Richard Harvey, “Facilitators and Inhibitors of University-Industry Engagement,” Selected and Presented in Best of the Regions Competition at Eastern Council of Business Schools and Programs, Glenside, PA, November 2012
  • Lee, Frank, “The Role of Perception of Organizational Climate on Decision to Adopt Information," Proceedings of 8th American Institute of Higher Education International Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, October 2012.
  • Lee, Frank, “The Impact of Organizational Characteristics and Vendor Activities on the Decision to Integrate Smartphones into Clinical Workflow,” Proceedings of 2012 Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, Orlando, FL, January 2012
  • Lee, Frank and Richard Harvey, “Facilitating the Assessment Process for Accreditation using Qualitative Data Analysis Software,” Selected and Presented in Best of the Regions Competition at Eastern Council of Business Schools and Programs, Latrobe, PA, November 2011
  • Lee, Frank, Rebecca Giorcelli, and Mahmood Hossain, “Factors influencing the Virtual Group Participation,” Proceedings of 2011 ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, NV, May 2011.
  • Giorcelli, R., Frank Lee, and Majorie Darrah, “Finding an Answer to the Enrollment Crisis in Computing,” Proceedings of 2010 Decision Science Institute Conference, San Diego, CA, November 2010
  • Saas, A, Mahmood Hossain, and Frank Lee, “Development of a Software Tool for Healthcare Data Interchange,” Proceedings of 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, Arlington, VA, November 2010
  • Lee, Frank, Joe Blankenship, and Rebecca Giorcelli, “The Impact of Social Networking Sites Experiences on Academic Performance in General MIS Classes,” Proceedings of 50th Annual Association for Computer Information Systems International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2010
  • Giorcelli, R., Joe Blankenship, and Frank Lee, Revitalizing the Information Systems Curriculum through Multi-disciplinary Experiences; A Focus on Collaboration among Undergraduate Computing Disciplines and Industry,” Proceedings of 50th Annual Association for Computer Information Systems International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2010
  • Giorcelli, R., Frank Lee, Jeff Tucker, and Clarence Pearson, “Cloud Utilization: Academia and Industry Collaboration in the Cloud,” Presented at 2010 WV Statewide Technology Conference, Charleston, WV, August 2010
  • Lee, Frank, “Examining Driving Forces behind Organizational Mobile Information Technology Adoption,” Proceedings of 4th American Institute of Higher Education International Conference, Williamsburg, VA, April, 2010
  • Lee, Frank, “Current Status and Issues in Societal Learning and Knowledge Sharing,” Presented at 2009 Decision Science Institute Conference, New Orleans, LA, November, 2009
  • Lee, Frank, "An Empirical Study of the Relationship between Organizational Characteristics and Presence of Champions," Proceedings of the 2008 Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2008.
  • Lee, Frank, Xin Luo, and Merrill Warkentin, "Perceptions of Security and Privacy When Using Mobile Communication Systems," Proceedings of the 2008 Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2008.
  • Park, Yumi and Frank Lee, "The Impact of RFID-based Traceability System on Perceived Competitive Advantage in the Food Industry," Proceedings of the 2008 Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2008.
  • Lee, Frank, Minna Mattila, and J.P. Shim" An Exploratory Study of Information Systems Resistance: The Case of Mobile Banking Systems in Korea and Finland," Proceedings of the 2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Keystone, CO, August 2007
  • Lee, Frank and J. P. Shim, " The Impact of Individual and Organizational Time Culture on Mobile Communication Systems Use and Performance," Proceedings of the 2006 National Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2006.
  • Lee, Frank, "An Exploratory Study of Mobile Business Applications Discontinuance," Proceedings of the 2005 Pre-ICIS IT/IS Issues in Asia-Pacific Region (ISAP), Las Vegas, NV, December 2005.
  • Lee, Frank and Merrill Warkentin, "A Conceptual Framework for Diffusion of Emerging Electronic Media within Organizations," Proceedings of the 2005 National Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 2005.
  • Lee, Frank and Merrill Warkentin, "The Role of Technology Anxiety and Self-efficacy in Information Technology Training," Proceedings of the 2005 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Omaha, Nebraska, August 2005.
  • Lee, Frank and David A. Vance, "Information technology payoff and time lags," Proceedings of the 2005 International Resource Management Association (IRMA) International Conference, San Diego, CA, May 2005.
  • Luo, Xin, Frank Lee, and Merrill Warkentin, "Adoption of Instant Messaging in an Information Security Supervision and Management Environment: An Empirical Study in workplace adoption," Proceedings of the 2005 International Resource Management Association (IRMA) International Conference, San Diego, CA, May 2005
  • Lee, Frank, Merrill Warkentin, and Haiwook Choi, "The Role of Technological and Social Factors on the Adoption of Mobile Payment Technologies," Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New York, NY, August 2004.


Dr. Frank Lee
Dr. Frank Lee
Dr. Frank Lee
Dr. Frank Lee
Dr. Frank Lee