Carson College of Business Faculty Directory

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Richard Johnson

Associate Professor
Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship

Contact

Phone: (509) 335-1340
Office: TODD 437E

Education

  • PhD (University of Maryland)
  • MBA (Virginia Tech)
  • BS (Indiana University)

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is an associate professor in the Management, Information Systems & Entrepreneurship Department in the Carson College of Business. He received a BS in Business from Indiana University, an MBA from Virginia Tech, and a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Maryland. He has held faculty positions at the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida, and the University at Albany (SUNY). Most recently he was department chair and director of the human resource information systems (HRIS) program at the University at Albany. His research focuses on HRIS, artificial intelligence, computer self-efficacy, e-learning, and the psychological impacts of computing. His research has been published in outlets such as Information Systems Research, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the International Journal of Human Computer Studies, and Human Resource Management Review. He is a Past Chair of AIS SIGHCI and is a Senior Editor at Data Base and an Associate Editor at AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction. He is also an editor of the books, Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications and Future Directions and The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of the Internet at Work.

Research Interests

cloud computing
information systems
information systems education
management information systems

Teaching Interests

human resource management
information systems

Journal Articles

  • Richard Johnson Navigating the New Workplace AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 2017
  • Richard Johnson The Importance of the Interface between Humans and Computers on the Effectiveness of eHRM AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 2017
  • Richard Johnson An empirical examination of e-learning design: The role of trainee socialization and complexity in short term training Computers & Education, 2016
  • Richard Johnson Impact of Human Resource Information Systems Policies on Privacy AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 2016
  • Richard Johnson Introduction to the Special Issue on Human Resource Information Systems and Human Computer Interaction AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 2016
  • Richard Johnson The Evolution of the Field of Human Resource Information Systems: Co-Evolution of Technology and HR Processes Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2016
  • Richard Johnson Unsuccessful Performance and Future Computer Self-Efficacy Estimations: Attributions and Generalization to Other Software Applications Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 2016
  • Dianna Stone, Diana Deadrick, Kimberly Lukaszewski, Richard Johnson The influence of technology on the future of human resource management Human Resource Management Review, 2015
  • Richard Johnson Human resource metrics and decision support: A classification framework Human Resource Management Review, 2013
  • Craig Slyke, France Bélanger, Richard Johnson, Ross Hightower Gender-Based Differences in Consumer E-Commerce Adoption Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2010
  • Richard Johnson An empirical examination of factors contributing to the creation of successful e-learning environments International Journal of Human-computer Studies, 2008
  • Richard Johnson Formative vs. Reflective Measurement: A Reply to Hardin, Chang, and Fuller Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2008
  • Craig Van Slyke, Richard Johnson, Ross Hightower, Wafa Elgarah Implications of researcher assumptions about perceived relative advantage and compatibility ACM SIGMIS Database: the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 2008
  • Richard Johnson The evolving nature of the computer self-efficacy construct: An empirical investigation of measurement construction, validity, reliability and stability over time. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2007
  • Steven Hornik, Richard Johnson, Yu Wu When Technology Does Not Support Learning Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 2007
  • Richard Johnson Concern for information privacy and online consumer purchasing Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2006
  • Richard Johnson, George Marakas, Jonathan Palmer Differential social attributions toward computing technology: An empirical investigation International Journal of Human-computer Studies, 2006
  • Richard Johnson An empirical investigation of sources of application-specific computer-self-efficacy and mediators of the efficacy - performance relationship International Journal of Human-computer Studies, 2005
  • Richard Johnson A theoretical model of differential social attributions toward computing technology: when the metaphor becomes the model International Journal of Human-computer Studies, 2000
  • Richard Johnson Research report: The role of behavioral modeling in computer skills acquisition - Toward refinement of the model Information Systems Research, 2000
  • Richard Johnson The multilevel and multifaceted character of computer self-efficacy: Toward clarification of the construct and an integrative framework for research Information Systems Research, 1998