Qing Cao
University of Houston–Downtown
Supply chainEmpirical researchInformation technologyTechnology managementBusinessEconomicsMarketingInformation systemProcess managementHuman resource managementOperations managementPurchasingContext (language use)Business process reengineeringComputer scienceSupply chain managementArtificial neural networkKnowledge managementSentiment analysisQuality managementE-commercePurchasing management
Publications 86
#1Qing CaoH-Index: 28
Last. Mark A. ThompsonH-Index: 19
view all 4 authors...
This study examines the role of information systems (IS) on environmental sustainability by gaining an understanding of how benefits may be realized from using IS in a green context (a particular IS, regional mesonet (RM) equipped with information- and communication-based technologies and a comprehensive information system) through the use of duel approaches: a survey (218 respondents) and a case study (six interviews of stakeholders of a RM). Our results provide evidence how IS use contributes ...
#1Vicky Ching Gu (UHCL: University of Houston–Clear Lake)H-Index: 6
#2Bin Zhou (University of Houston–Downtown)H-Index: 1
Last. Jeffery Adams (Roosevelt University)H-Index: 1
view all 4 authors...
Extant research shows that big data analytics (BDA) capability is often employed as a part of organizational resources to enhance firm performance. Drawing upon the resource-based view, dynamic capabilities, and contingency theory, this study endeavors to examine the alignment between BDA capability and a specific type of procurement strategies (i.e., supplier development) and its impact on firm performance. The study extends the BDA capability research by investigating the direct impact of BDA ...
2 CitationsSource
#1Dara G. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 12
#2Qing Cao (TTU: Texas Tech University)H-Index: 28
Last. Marc J. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 30
view all 3 authors...
The avian influenza-A (bird flu) is fatally active today and could mutate into a serious pandemic at any time. Countries are developing and updating strategies to cope with potential outbreaks of pandemics. The avian influenza-A outbreak that occurred between 2000 and 2010 possessed the greatest deadly threat since the Black Plague of Europe. The US Federal Government's response to the avian influenza-A involved providing a limited ration of vaccine doses to state governments that would then dec...
3 CitationsSource
#1Marc J. Schniederjans (NU: University of Nebraska–Lincoln)H-Index: 30
#2Dara G. Schniederjans (URI: University of Rhode Island)H-Index: 12
Last. Qing Cao (TTU: Texas Tech University)H-Index: 28
view all 3 authors...
This paper presents a model to support planning decisions in the engineering methodology referred to as value analysis. A goal programming model incorporating elements of critical path method and concurrent engineering is proposed as a means to augment the planning of value analysis projects. The modeling approach builds and extends prior goal programming research by uniquely incorporating both timing and cost information to ease modeling complexity and reveal scheduling resource tradeoffs. An i...
#1Qing Cao (University of Houston–Downtown)H-Index: 28
#2Dara G. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 12
Last. Marc J. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 30
view all 3 authors...
Despite having various benefits associated with greater information flow in the supply chain, empirical cloud computing research is scarce in the supply chain management domain. This paper explores the managerial perceptions on the use of cloud computing in supply chain management. Specifically, this paper seeks to address: how cloud computing impacts information sharing among supply chain partners, the impact of trust in cloud information sharing and the impact of cloud computing on supply chai...
17 CitationsSource
#1Wenjing Duan (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 19
#2Yang Yu (RIT: Rochester Institute of Technology)H-Index: 11
Last. Stuart E. Levy (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 11
view all 4 authors...
Online user-generated content in various social media websites, such as consumer experiences, user feedback, and product reviews, has increasingly become the primary information source for both consumers and businesses. In this study, we aim to look beyond the quantitative summary and unidimensional interpretation of online user reviews to provide a more comprehensive view of online user-generated content. Moreover, we would like to extend the current literature to the more customer-driven servi...
59 CitationsSource
#1Vicky Ching Gu (UHCL: University of Houston–Clear Lake)H-Index: 6
#2Marc J. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 30
Last. Qing Cao (University of Houston–Downtown)H-Index: 28
view all 3 authors...
The successful diffusion of innovations in rapidly changing supply chain technological environments is essential to support operations and supply chain management functions. In this paper we conceptualize and develop a framework for research into the diffusion of innovations in organizations pertaining to software adoption in supply chain management. Incorporating Task-Technology Fit theory with a network externalities model, we develop a novel approach in customer relations management (CRM) sof...
5 CitationsSource
#1Qing Cao (TTU: Texas Tech University)H-Index: 28
#2Jeffrey P. Baker (AUS: American University of Sharjah)H-Index: 26
Last. Dara G. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 12
view all 3 authors...
Many operations managers have realized the potential of guanxi to facilitate business transactions. Likewise, operations management researchers have looked at the negative impact caused by the bullwhip effect on excess inventory and the impact of the bullwhip effect on business performance. To date, however, no empirical research has integrated these research streams. Therefore, we draw on both operations strategy literature as well as marketing strategy literature to propose a conceptual model ...
16 CitationsSource
#1Vicky Ching Gu (UHCL: University of Houston–Clear Lake)H-Index: 6
#2James J. Hoffman (TTU: Texas Tech University)H-Index: 25
Last. Marc J. Schniederjans (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 30
view all 4 authors...
Abstract In this study we examine the impact of culture and environmental pressures on IT project performance. Specifically, the current study examines four dimensions of organizational culture (i.e., institutional collectivism, results orientation, positive work environment, leadership risk tolerance) and environmental pressures that are competitive and regulatory in nature. Within the context of these variables this study examines the moderating effect of environmental pressures (i.e., levels ...
45 CitationsSource
#1Qing Cao (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 28
#2Donald R. Jones (College of Business Administration)H-Index: 20
Last. Hong Sheng (Missouri University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
view all 3 authors...
This paper reports on a case study of adoption of a contained nomadic information environment, exemplified by the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to keep track of hospital patients. The technology, organization, and environment (TOE) framework is applied to gain insights concerning contextual influences on the adoption of patient tracking RFID, including some RFID-specific issues. The results of this study provide insights to health care organizations embarking on RFID. The resultan...
72 CitationsSource