Dr Alex Richardson

Alex Richardson

RSM

Research School of Management

Position
Senior Lecturer & Deputy Director - Education
Email
alex.richardson@anu.edu.au
Phone number
+61 2 612 59807
Office
Room 1102, Copland Bld (24)
Research areas

Business; Business administration; Business information systems; Commerce; Management.

Biography

Alex Richardson is a Senior Lecturer in Business Information Systems, and Deputy Director (Education) of the Research School of Management. His research interests include user-centred design, computer-assisted education, human-computer interaction, immersive virtual reality, business intelligence and building decision support capability. Alex’s work has been published in academic journals including Australian Journal of Management, Behaviour & Information Technology, and Journal of Computer Information Systems, and he had research projects funded by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network. Alex is also a long serving executive member of the National Centre for Information Systems Research, founding member of Information Technology Educators in the Australian Capital Territory, and member of Association of Information Systems, Association for Computing Machinery, Australian Computer Society, and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Research publications

Selected Publications

Hirst, G, Yeo, G, Celestine, N, Lin, S-Y & Richardson A 2020, ‘It’s not just action but also about reflection: Taking stock of agency research to develop a future research agenda', Australian Journal of Management, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 376-401.

Tan, KS, Goode, S & Richardson, A 2020, ‘Understanding negotiated anti-malware interruption effects on user decision quality in endpoint security’, Behaviour & Information Technology, in press.

Zeng, W and Richardson, A. (2019) Virtual Reality: The Influence of Presence on Accommodation Booking, Proceedings of the 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Xi’an, China, 8-12th July 2019

Zeng, W and Richardson, A. (2017) Beyond 2D Product Presentation in E-commerce: A Literature Review, Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia, 3-6th Dec 2017.

Zeng, W and Richardson, A. (2017)  Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Create Presence in Online Shopping, Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia, 3-6th Dec 2017.

Richardson, A. and Shailer, G. (2016) The state of competition in the Australian mobile resale market. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, Sydney. ISBN 978-1-921974-34-2

Zeng, W and Richardson, A. (2016) Lost in Translation: The Influence of Translated Information Quality on Foreign Shoppers, Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, University of Wollongong, Australia, 5-7th Dec 2016.

Zeng, W and Richardson, A. (2016) Adding Dimension to Content: Immersive Virtual Reality for e-Commerce, Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, University of Wollongong, Australia, 5-7th Dec 2016.

Zeng, W and Richardson A 2015, 'The Role of Translated Information Quality in a Global eRetailing Context',  Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2015), Adelaide

Chadha, Y, Mehra, A, Gregor, S & Richardson, A 2015, 'A Framework for Techniques for Information Technology Enabled Innovation', Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2015), Adelaide.

Ho, S.Y. and Richardson, A. 2013, 'Trust and Distrust in Open Source Software Development', Journal of Computer Information Systems, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 84-93.

Richardson, A, Gregor, S & Heaney, R 2012, 'Using decision support to manage the influence of cognitive abilities on share trading performance', Australian Journal of Management, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 523-541. 

Tan, M & Richardson, A 2011, 'Please Do Not Disturb: Managing Interruptions And Task Complexity', The Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems, AIS Electronic Library, United States.

Richardson, A 2010, 'Is Australia Really the Lucky Country? Price Discrimination in Digital Distribution', Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010), ed. Conference Program Committee, Association for Information Systems, Taipei Taiwan, pp. 1556-1563.

Richardson, A, Gregor, S & Heaney, R 2006, 'Decision support and cognitive limitations in online share trading', Australian Conference on Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support (ACKMIDS 2005), ed. Frada Burstein and Henry Linger, Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, Melbourne, pp. 185-200.

Foster, F, Gregor, S, Heaney, R et al 2006, 'Impact of Computer Based Share Market Simulations on Learning: A Link Between Self Efficacy and Understanding', Journal of College Teaching and Learning, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 45-59.

Foster, F, Gregor, S, Heaney, R et al 2005, 'Impact of computer based share market simulations on learning: a link between self efficacy and understanding', European Applied Business Research Conference and the College Teaching & Learning Conference 2005, ed. Ronald Clute, Western Academic Press, United States, p. 13.

Richardson, A & Tan, R 2005, 'Building a better geekness measure for the world of tomorrow', Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2005), ed. Bruce Campbell, Jim Underwood, Deborah Bunker, Association for Information Systems, Sydney, p. 10.

Tan, R & Richardson, A 2005, 'Students' Perceptions of using an accounting information system: does it matter?', Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2005), ed. Bruce Campbell, Jim Underwood, Deborah Bunker, Association for Information Systems, Sydney, p. 42.

Foster, F, Gregor, S, Heaney, R et al 2004, 'Market Games in Finance Education', Journal of College Teaching and Learning, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 81-92.

Richardson, A, Gregor, S & Heaney, R 2004, 'Online Share Trading, Time Constraints and Decision Making: Where less is better', Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2004), ed. Chih-Ping Wei, Electronic Commerce Research Centre, Shanghai, China, pp. 891-902.

Fisher, G, Lee, J & Richardson, A 2003, 'Transparency, culture, and Internet communication techniques: a multi-country study of Internet business reporting in the Asia-Pacific', Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2003), ed. Javen Ang & Shirlee-Ann Knight, Edith Cowan University, Australia, pp. 1-9.

Research grants and awards

Grants

2016-2017 – “Supporting Hybrid Decision Making under Risk”, Defence Science and Technology Group

2014-2015 – “Investigating competition in the mobile phone marketplace”, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Research engagement and outreach

Section Editor on Australasian Journal of Information Systems

Professional Memberships

  • Core Member of National Centre for Information Systems Research (NCISR)
  • Founding member of the ACT Computer Science and ICT in Education Association
  • Member of ANU Gender Institute
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member of Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Member of Australasian Association for Information Systems (AAIS)
  • Associate Member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Teaching

Alex has been recognised for his education roles with multiple award nominations and education committee memberships across several Schools and Colleges as Business Information Systems discipline representative. He is also a member of the Vice Chancellor's Courses Steering Committee.

Current Teaching:

    INFS8202 - Industry Research Project

    INFS8210 - Business Analytics for Managers

Other Teaching:

    INFS1001 - Business Information Systems

    INFS2004 - Electronic Business

    INFS2005 - Accounting Information Systems

    INFS2024 - Systems Analysis

    INFS7003 - Database Systems

    INFS7004 - Accounting Information Systems

    INFS7006 - Information Systems and Communication Technologies

    INFS7007 - Systems Analysis and Modelling

    INFS7040 - Electronic Commerce for Managers

    BUSN8102 - Special Topics in Commerce

    MMIB8001 - Special Research Topic 1