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Xu, Hongjiang

Associate Professor of MIS
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 216

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Management information systems,

Accounting information systems,

Data / information quality,

Information security,


System analysis and design,


Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

Referred journal articles / publications

Xu, H., April 2012, "Organization's Top Management and Other System Users' Perceptions towards Data Quality Performance and Expectations," Advances in Management, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 16-19.

Xu, H., Rondeau, P. & Mahenthiran, S., Winter 2011, "The Challenge of Implementing an ERP System in a Small and Medium Enterprise - A Teaching Case of ERP Project Management," The Journal of Information Systems Education, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 291-296.

Xu, H., March 2011, "Students' Perceptions of University Education - USA vs. China," Research in Higher Education Journal, Vol. 10, pp. 150-162.

Arling, P. & Xu, H., Spring 2010, "The Impact of Team Member Familiarity on Communication Media Use and Subsequent Project Performance," Communications of the ICISA, an International Journal, Vol. 11, No.1, pp. 57-80.

Florenthal, B., Yagi, N. & Xu, H., July 2009, "Marketing Feng Shui to Asia: A Case Study," Korean Journal of Marketing. (Special issue), Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 1-20. 

Xu, H., Summer 2009, "Information Security in Banking Industries - A Framework from users' Perspectives," Communications of the ICISA: an International Journal. Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 33-58.

Xu, H., April 2009, "Data Quality Issues for Accounting Information Systems' Implementation: Systems, Stakeholders, and Organizational Factors," Journal of Technology Research, Vol. 1, pp. 1-11.

Hwang, M. & Xu, H., Fall 2008, "A Structural Model of Data Warehousing Success", The Journal
of Computer Information Systems
, Vol. XLIX, No. 1, pp. 48-56.

Ebojoh, O. & Xu, H., 2007, “Effectiveness of Online Learning Program: A Case Study of A Higher Education Institution”, Issues in Information Systems

Hwang, M. & Xu, H., 2007, “The Effect of Implementation Factors on Data Warehousing Success: An Exploratory Study”, Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, Volume 2, pp. 1-16.

Xu, H., 2006, “The Importance of Data Quality for SAP Implementation in Medium-sized Organizations”, Issues in Information Systems, Vol. VII, No. 2, pp. 88-91.

Zou, X., Wang, H. & Xu, H., 2006, “Consumers’ attitudes of e-commerce in China”, Issues in information Systems, Vol. VII, No. 2, pp. 202-207.

Hwang, M. & Xu, H., 2005 Fall, “A Survey of Data Warehousing Success Issues”, Business Intelligence Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 7-13.

Xu, H. & Bowrin, P., 2005, “Information Security in the Caribbean Banks”, Issues in Information Systems, Vol. VI, No. 2, pp. 210-216.

Xu, H. & Koronios, A, Winter 2004-2005, “Understanding Information Quality in e-Business,” The Journal of Computer Information Systems, XLV(2), pp 73-82.

Nord, D., Nord, J & Xu, H., 2005, “An Investigation of the Impact of Organization Size on Data Quality Issues,” Journal of Database Management, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp58- 71.

Xu, H. & Al-Hakim, L, 2005, “On Criticality of Factors Affecting Data Quality in Accounting Information Systems: Do Firms act on Their Belief?” in Wang, R.Y, Madnick, S.E., Pierce, E. M. and Fisher, C. W. (eds.) Information Quality, Advances in Management Information Systems (series of Journal of Management Information System), Volume 1(Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharp), pp 197-214.

Xu, H., Nord, J, Nord, D & Lin, B. 2003, "Key Issues of Accounting Information Quality Management: Australian Case Studies," Industrial Management & Data Systems, Volume 103, Number 7, pp461-470.

Xu, H. & Lu, D., 2003, “The Critical Success Factors for Data Quality in Accounting Information Systems – Different Industries’ Perspective,” Issues in Information Systems, volume IV(2), p762

Kemm, M.E., Xu, H., Huang, Z. & Holmes, M., 2003, “An Analysis of Active Learning Outcomes in Large Management Information Systems (MIS) Courses,” Issues in Information Systems, Volume IV(1), pp. 185-190.

Xu, H., Nord, J, Brown, N. & Nord, D, 2002, “Data Quality Issues in Implementing an ERP,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, volume 102, number 1, pp47 –58. (This paper has been awarded for Highly Commended Award in the 2002 volume)

Scholarly book chapters

Nord, J.H., Nord, G.D., Xu, H. and Myrin, E.S, 2007, “Data Quality: An Assessment,” Contemporary Issues in Database Design and Information Systems Development, Siau, K. (Ed.) IGI Publishing, Hershey New York, ISBN 978-1-59904-289-3.

Hakim, L. & Xu, H., 2004, “Do IT Professionals Think Differently?” Issues of Human Computer Interaction, Sarmento, A. (Ed.) Idea Group Publishing: Hershey, PA, USA, ISBN 1-59140-235-2

Xu, H., Koronios, A., & Brown, N., 2002, “Managing Data Quality in Accounting Information Systems,” IT-Based Management: Challenges and Solutions, Joia, L. A. (Ed.) Idea Group Publishing: Hershey PA, ISBN 1-59140-033-3 (h/c), eISBN 1-59140-075-9

Refereed conference proceeding papers

Xu, H., 2011, "Data quality alignment: stakeholders' perspective," Academic Business World International Conference 2011, May 24-27, Nashville, TN, USA.

Xu, H., 2011, "A research framework for ERP implementation success measures," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Annual Meeting, May 12-14, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Xu, H. & Yang, J. 2010, "Can using M-commerce improve business process?" International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems and Web Technologies (EISWT-10), July 12-14, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 151-155.

Xu, H. & Rutashobya, C. 2010, "A research framework for challenges of electronic-commerce implementation in small
business," International Conference on Information Security and Privacy (ISP-10), July 12-14, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp.113-120.

Xu, H. 2009, "Information security - end users' perspective," 11th International Business Information Management
Association Conference (IBIMA 2009), January 4-6, 2009, Cairo, Egypt.

Wu, J. & Xu, H. 2008, "Evaluation of data quality in practice: a large-sized university and a multinational manufacturer case study," International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS 2008), October 1-4, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

Hwang, M. & Xu, H. 2007, “Understanding the benefits of data warehousing,” the 38th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Science Institute, April 12-14, Chicago, IL, USA

Xu, H. 2006, “Data quality issues in decision making of ERP implementation ,” Hawaii International Conference on Business, May 25-28, 2006, Hawaii, USA

Xu, H. & Hwang, M. 2006, “Critical Success Factors for Data Warehousing: Some Empirical Evidence,” Midwest Decision Sciences 2006 Institute Annual Meeting, March 24-25, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Thanopoulos, J., Douglas, D. & Xu, H. 2005, “A comparative look at undergraduate business education Greece versus the United States,” the 2005 annual meeting of the Association for Global Business, November 17-19, Miami, Florida, USA

Xu, H. & McGinnis, T. C. 2004, “A framework of consolidated metadata administration for data warehousing and data mining,” the 3rd International Business Information Management Conference (3rd IBIMA), Cozumel, Mexico

Xu, H. 2003, “Would organization size matter for data quality,” The 8th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ-03), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Xu, H. & Al-Hakim, L. 2003, “Do IT Professionals Think Differently?”

Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA’2003), Philadelphia PA, USA

Xu, H. & Al-Hakim, L. 2002, “Accounting Information Systems Data Quality: A Critical Success Factors Approach,” Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA’2002), Seattle WA, USA

Xu, H., Koronios, A. & Al-Hakim, L. 2002, “Critical success factors for financial information systems,” Pacific Conference on Manufacturing (PCM’2002), Bangkok, Thailand

Xu, H., 2002, “The Survey of Factors Impacting Upon Accounting Information Quality”, ACME International Conference on Pacific Rim Management, Los Angles, USA

Xu, H., Koronios, A., & Brown, N., 2001, “ A model for data quality in accounting information systems,” the invited session Data and Information Quality (DIQ), the 5th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and informatics (SCI’2001), Orlando, USA

Xu, H., 2001, “ Key Issues of Accounting Information Quality Management- An Australian Case Study,” International Conferences on Info-tech & Info-net (ICII’2001), Beijing, China

Xu, H., 2001, “A Case Study on Factors Influencing Accounting Information Quality,” Systems in Management 7th Annual ANZSYS Conference, Perth, Australia<

Xu, H., 2001, “ Stakeholder Perspectives of Accounting Information Quality,” The Annual Conference of CHISIG, the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of the Ergonmics Society of Australia (OZCHI’2001), Perth, Australia

Xu, H. & Koronios, A., 2000, “ Critical success factors for accounting information systems data quality,” the invited session Data and Information Quality  (DIQ), the 4th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and informatics (SCI’2000), Orlando, USA

Xu, H., 2000, “Managing accounting information quality- an Australian study,” the 21st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS’2000), Brisbane, Australia.

Xu, H. & Koronios, A., 2000, “Knowledge quality management in e-Business, ” European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM’2000), Bled, Slovenia



PhD in Information Systems  - University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Master of Commerce in Information Systems - University of Queensland, Australia

Bachelor of Economics in Financial Accounting - Renmin University of China