Associate Professor, Decision Sciences & Management Information SystemsChitu Okoli has a PhD (2003) in business administration (information systems and decision sciences) from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA. He joined Concordia University in Fall 2003 and teaches business data communications, management information systems, object-oriented programming, systems analysis and design, and website development. He researches open content and open source software, applications of the Internet in developing countries, and systematic literature reviews. He has worked in the past as a computer systems analyst and as a human resources administrator.
Okoli, Chitu, Victor Mbarika, and Scott McCoy (2010). The effects of infrastructure and policy on e-business in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. European Journal of Information Systems (19:1), February 2010, pp. 5-20.
Carillo, Kevin, and Chitu Okoli (2009) The open source movement: A revolution in software development. Journal of Computer Information Systems (49:2) Winter 2008/2009, pp. 1-9.
Okoli, Chitu, and Wonseok Oh (2007). Investigating recognition-based performance in an open source community: A social capital perspective. Information & Management (44:1), pp. 240-252.
Chen, Ye-Sho, Chitu Okoli, and Huang Lihua (2006). Strategic growth of firms in the digital economy: A Simonian research agenda. Journal of Information Technology Techniques and Applications (7:1), pp. 37-52.
Mbarika, Victor W. A., Chitu Okoli, Terry Anthony Byrd and Pratim Datta (2005). The neglected continent of IS research: A research agenda for Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the Association for Information Systems (6:5), pp. 130-169.
Okoli, Chitu and Suzanne D. Pawlowski (2004). The Delphi method as a research tool: An example, design considerations and applications. Information & Management (42:1), December, pp. 15-29.
Okoli, Chitu and Victor W. A. Mbarika (2003): A framework for assessing e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Global Information Technology Management (6:3).
Okoli, Chitu, Blake Ives, Leonard M. Jessup and Joseph S. Valacich (2002): The Mobile Conference Information System: Unwiring academic conferences with mobile computing. Communications of the AIS (9:11), pp. 180-206.
Okoli, Chitu (2009). A brief review of studies of Wikipedia in peer-reviewed journals. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Digital Society. Cancun, Mexico, February 1-7, 2009. International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA).
Chen, Ye-Sho, Chitu Okoli and P. Pete Chong (2003). IT businesses and franchising: A research proposal. Proceedings of 36th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, January 6-9, 2003. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Okoli, Chitu, Ye-Sho Chen and P. Pete Chong (2002). Strategic growth of firms in the digital economy: Simulation and research proposal. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems. Barcelona, December 15-18, 2002. Association for Information Systems.
Okoli, Chitu (2002). Industries, information, and the Internet: An information-oriented perspective of industries. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Denver, August 9-14, 2002. Academy of Management.
Okoli, Chitu, Blake Ives, Leonard M. Jessup and Joseph S. Valacich (2002). The Mobile Conference Information System: Unleashing academic conferences with wireless mobile computing. Proceedings of 35th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, January 7-10, 2002. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Okoli, Chitu (2006). Report on survey of expert assessments of e-business in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. July 13, 2006. Invited presentation to the Institute for Connectivity in the Americas, International Development Research Council of Canada, Ottawa.
Chitu OkoliAssociate Professor, Decision Sciences & Management Information Systems
PhD (Louisiana State University)
Contact InformationJohn Molson School of Business
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Canada H3G 1M8
Office: MB 12.339
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext 2985
Area of Expertise
- Applications of the Internet in developing countries, open content and open source software, and systematic literature reviews.
- Teaching: business data communications, management information systems, object-oriented programming, systems analysis and design, and website development.