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Yi-Ching Kao  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Management Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2002
    “Longitudinal and Externality Considerations in Evaluating Performance Impacts of Information Technology” - winner of the Outstanding Dissertation Award by American Accounting Association - Information Systems Section in 2004
  • M.S. Business, The University of Wisconson - Madison, 1996
  • B.S. Agriculture, National Taiwan University, 1994

Teaching Experience:

  • Assistant Professor of Accounting and Dean’s Distinguished Fellow - School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (July 2013 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting - Menlo College (August 2010 - June 2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Accounting - School of Business, University of Colorado Denver (August 2009 - May 2010)
  • Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (August 2002 - May 2009)
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Associate - School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, (August 1997 - January 2002)

Professional Experience:

  • Software Engineer - Lotus Pacific Company
  • Software Engineer - Frontier Technology Corporation

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    Award:

    • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Information Systems Section - American Accounting Association (2004)

    Fellowship:

    • Full Graduate Assistantship - The University of Texas at Dallas (1997)

    Grant:

    • Research Grant for Outstanding College Student - National Science Council (1994)
      "Examination of Insurance Deficit for Farmer Population"

    Professional Licenses & Certifications:

    • Certified SAP ERPSim Instructor -
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) - Information Systems Audit and Control Association
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - State of Massachusetts

    Presentations:

    Selected Presentations

    • Discussion of “Does XBRL Adoption Constrain Managerial Opportunism in Financial Reporting? Evidence from Mandated U.S. Filers,”. Kao, Yi-Ching (other-Discussant)
      American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
      (August 2013)
    • Discussion of “The Impact of Trust and IT Capability on Cloud Deployment Success, Firm Performance, and Vendor Satisfaction: A Global Study of Vendor and Adopter Relations”. Kao, Yi-Ching (other-Discussant)
      American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
      (August 2012)
    • “Effectiveness of e-Commerce Web Site: A Study of Online Retailing”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Chang , Hsihui and Menon, Nirup (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      CORS/Informs Joint International Meeting
      (May 2004)
    • “Total Quality in Software Development: An Empirical Analysis of Quality Drivers and Benefits”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Rothenberger , Marcus and Wassenhove, Luk van (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Thirteenth Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems
      (2003)
    • “Factor Affecting Staff Allocations, Costs, and Prices for Audit Engagements”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Chang, Hsihui and Banker, Rajiv (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Fifteenth Symposium on Auditing Research
      (October 2002)
    • “An Empirical Study of the Impact of Information Technology Externalities on the Costs and Prices of Audit Engagements”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
      (August 2002)
    • “An Empirical Study of the Impact of Information Technology Externalities on the Audit Production Function”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Americas Conference on Information Systems
      (August 2002)
    • “Impact of Information Technology on Public Accounting Firm Productivity”. Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      First Annual AAA-IS Section Midyear Conference
      (January 2002)
    • “Impact of Information Technology on Public Accounting Firm Productivity”. Kao, Yi-Ching (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Workshop on Information Systems and Economics
      (December 2001)
    • "Investigation of Lagged Impacts of Information Technology Expenditures". Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Americas Conference on Information Systems
      (August 2001)
    • "Investigation of Lagged Impacts of Information Technology Expenditures". Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui (talk, speech or lecture, co-author)
      Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE)
      (December 2000)

    Publications:

    • Kao, Yi-Ching and Barkhi, Reza. May 2011. “Psychological Climate and Decision-Making Performance in a GDSS Context", Information and Management, vol. 48, issue 4-5, pg.125-134
    • Kao, Yi-Ching, Rothenberger, Marcus and van Wassenhove, Luk. December 2010. “Total Quality in Software Development: An Empirical Analysis of Quality Drivers and Benefits”, Information and Management, vol. 47, issue 7-8, pg.372-379
    • Kao, Yi-Ching and Barkhi, Reza. May 2010. “A Generic Decision Performance Measure for GDSS Decisions”, Decision Support Systems, vol. 49, issue 2, pg.162-174
    • Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui. April 2010. "Evaluating Cross-Organizational Impacts of Information Technology - An Empirical Analysis”, European Journal of Information Systems, vol. 19, issue 2, pg.153-167
    • Kao, Yi-Ching, Banker, Rajiv and Chang, Hsihui. 2002. “Impact of Information Technology on Public Accounting Firm Productivity”, Journal of Information Systems, vol. 16, issue 2, pg.209-222
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    1928 Saint Mary's Road
    Moraga, CA 94575
    (925) 631-4000
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