John Wang

John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.

Publications

From Business-to-Business Software Startup to SAP's Acquisition
John Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Sylvain Jaume. © 2018. 10 pages.
Through its cloud-based source-to-pay business network, SAP Ariba provides an integrated platform and interface to help companies manage their supply chain. In...
Exploring the Process of Adaption of Employee Creativity: Based on Kauffman's NK Model
Mengying Zhang, John Wang. © 2017. 23 pages.
NK model describes a system of N elements. The complexity of the system is modeled as the interdependency among its elements. Such interdependency is represented...
An Account of B2B E-Commerce Perseverance and Success
John Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Sylvain Jaume. © 2016. 10 pages.
A Chronicle of an Unsuccessful E-Commerce Pioneer
John Wang, James Yao, Ruben Xing. © 2016. 14 pages.
International Journal of Business Analytics (IJBAN)
John Wang. Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Business Analytics (IJBAN) is an indispensable resource for practitioners and academics that work in Business Analytics and related...
Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research
John Wang. © 2014. 481 pages.
With the influence of operations research and management science, business and administration methods have made significant strides in advancing the effective...
Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization
John Wang. © 2014. 2754 pages.
As the age of Big Data emerges, it becomes necessary to take the five dimensions of Big Data- volume, variety, velocity, volatility, and veracity- and focus these...
Intelligence Methods and Systems Advancements for Knowledge-Based Business
John Wang. © 2013. 397 pages.
Knowledge is power: In today’s era of knowledge-based economies, constantly changing business environments, severe competition, and globalization, gaining the...
Management Innovations for Intelligent Supply Chains
John Wang. © 2013. 399 pages.
The effective use of business intelligence, communication, and productivity applications for supply chain management are essential for the achievement and analysis...
Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector
John Wang. © 2013. 419 pages.
With the continuous growth of the service sector, the ability to develop and implement information systems is important in order to measure progress....
Perspectives and Techniques for Improving Information Technology Project Management
John Wang. © 2013. 360 pages.
Perspectives and Techniques for Improving Information Technology Project Management discusses the variety of information systems and how it can improve project...
Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development
John Wang. © 2013. 364 pages.
The emergence of the digital age has transformed the way society communicates as well as disseminates information. Information Systems and Modern Society: Social...
Optimizing, Innovating, and Capitalizing on Information Systems for Operations
John Wang. © 2013. 462 pages.
Adapting the development of information systems for operations management is essential for the effectiveness of an organization’s business strategy. Optimizing...
Potential Power and Problems in Sentiment Mining of Social Media
John Wang, Qiannong Gu, Gang Wang. © 2013. 11 pages.
Sentiment mining research has experienced an explosive growth in awareness and demand as Web 2.0 technologies have paved the way for a surge of social media...
A Critical Review of Information Technology Innovations
Ruben Xing, John Wang, Qiyang Chen. © 2013. 16 pages.
The authors critically review the history of information technology innovations, from a national competitive advantage perspective. Definitions of key terms are...
Core Methodologies in Data Warehouse Design and Development
James Yao, John Wang, Qiyang Chen, Ruben Xing. © 2013. 10 pages.
Data warehouse is a system which can integrate heterogeneous data sources to support the decision making process. Data warehouse design is a lengthy...
Advancing the Service Sector with Evolving Technologies: Techniques and Principles
John Wang. © 2012. 389 pages.
Measuring progress in the service sector is closely linked to the ability to develop and implement information systems. As the service sector continues to grow, it...
A Specialized Evaluation and Comparison of Sample Data Mining Software
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Kimberly Hollister, Dan Zhu. © 2012. 18 pages.
Information Technologies, Methods, and Techniques of Supply Chain Management
John Wang. © 2012. 449 pages.
In order to manage complex supply and demand networks, staying abreast of the latest research and developments within the field of supply chain management is of...
Innovations in Information Systems for Business Functionality and Operations Management
John Wang. © 2012. 404 pages.
Tailoring information systems development to operations management and business strategy is an important way to bolster the effectiveness and efficiency of any...
Societal Impacts on Information Systems Development and Applications
John Wang. © 2012. 400 pages.
Digital citizens now expect more information to flow more freely, quickly, and openly than ever before, and therefore the dissemination of information from the...
Project Management Techniques and Innovations in Information Technology
John Wang. © 2012. 342 pages.
Managing cost, time, and quality of a project can be a challenging task for any project manager, but especially in times of an ever-changing and burgeoning field...
Dimensionality Reduction with Unsupervised Feature Selection and Applying Non-Euclidean Norms for Classification Accuracy
Amit Saxena, John Wang. © 2012. 19 pages.
This paper presents a two-phase scheme to select reduced number of features from a dataset using Genetic Algorithm (GA) and testing the classification accuracy...
Assessment and Contrast of the Effects of Information and Communication Technology
John Wang, Bin Zhou, Jeffrey Hsu. © 2012. 18 pages.
This article compares the effects of information and communication technology (ICT) on labor productivity growth and human quality of life in industrialized...
Educating IT Professionals Using Effective Online, Pedagogical, and Scheduling Techniques
Jeffrey Hsu, Karin Hamilton, John Wang. © 2012. 18 pages.
Information technology professionals comprise an important segment of adult learners seeking a four-year undergraduate degree, and it is important to provide...
Benefits and Barriers in Mining the Healthcare Industry Data
John Wang, Bin Zhou, Ruiliang Yan. © 2012. 17 pages.
The authors’ paper addresses the applications of data mining within the healthcare industry. Healthcare data are seen as one of the more rewarding and most...
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)
John Wang. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of decision sciences and business...
Supply Chain Optimization, Management and Integration: Emerging Applications
John Wang. © 2011. 418 pages.
Our rapidly changing world has forced business practitioners, in corporation with academic researchers, to respond quickly and develop effective solution...
Information Systems and New Applications in the Service Sector: Models and Methods
John Wang. © 2011. 444 pages.
In recent years, with rapidly advancing technology and a more globalized culture, the importance of Information Systems has become paramount. The application of...
Development and Design Methodologies in DWM
James Yao, John Wang, Qiyang Chen, June Lu. © 2011. 11 pages.
Information systems were developed in early 1960s to process orders, billings, inventory controls, payrolls, and accounts payables. Soon information systems...
Product Choice and Channel Strategy for Multi-Channel Retailers
Ruiliang Yan, John Wang. © 2011. 23 pages.
With the explosive growth of online sales, multi-channel retailers are increasingly focused on finding ways of integrating the online channel with traditional...
Comparative Analysis of International Education Systems
John Wang, Jun Xia, Kimberly Hollister, Yawei Wang. © 2011. 14 pages.
International comparisons of educational systems are commonly practiced using subjective methods available in literature. The use of subjective methods can lead to...
Innovations in Supply Chain Management for Information Systems: Novel Approaches
John Wang. © 2010. 424 pages.
The intersection of supply chain management and e-business information systems is a significant topic for the modern business world as understanding which...
International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
This fully refereed journal examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of information technology project management, and the interactions, linkages...
International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)
John Wang, Jungwoo Lee. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC) examines current, state-of-the art research in the areas of information systems and...
International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) examines current, state-of-the art advances in the interactions, linkages...
Decision Support Systems
John Wang, David Radosevich. © 2010. 8 pages.
Over the four decades of its history, decision support systems (DSSs) have moved from a radical movement that changed the way information systems were perceived in...
Interactive, Flexible, and Adaptive Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Jeffrey Hsu. © 2010. 8 pages.
Over the four decades of its history, decision support systems (DSSs) have moved from a radical movement that changed the way information systems were perceived in...
Design and Analysis of Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Qiyang Chen, Ruben Xing. © 2010. 12 pages.
Since their creation in the early 1960’s, decision support systems (DSSs) have evolved over the past 4 decades and continue to do so today. Although DSSs have...
Group Support Systems as Tools for HR Decision Making
James Yao, John Wang. © 2010. 9 pages.
In the late 1960s, a new type of information system came about: model-oriented DSS or management decision systems. By the late 1970s, a number of researchers and...
Group Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao. © 2010. 8 pages.
Group decision support systems (GDSSs) which aim at increasing some of the benefits of collaboration and reducing the inherent losses are interactive information...
Assessment and Contrast of the Effects of Information and Communication Technology
John Wang, Bin Zhou, Jeffrey Hsu. © 2010. 25 pages.
This article compares the effects of information and communication technology (ICT) on labor productivity growth and human quality of life in industrialized...
A Specialized Evaluation and Comparison of Sample Data Mining Software
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Kimberly Hollister, Dan Zhu. © 2010. 19 pages.
Finding the right software is often hindered by different criteria as well as by technology changes. The authors performed an AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process)...
Dimensionality Reduction with Unsupervised Feature Selection and Applying Non-Euclidean Norms for Classification Accuracy
Amit Saxena, John Wang. © 2010. 19 pages.
This paper presents a two-phase scheme to select reduced number of features from a dataset using Genetic Algorithm (GA) and testing the classification accuracy...
Design and Analysis of Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Qiyang Chen, Ruben Xing. © 2010. 12 pages.
Since their creation in the early 1960’s, decision support systems (DSSs) have evolved over the past 4 decades and continue to do so today. Although DSSs have...
Interactive, Flexible, and Adaptable Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Jeffrey Hsu. © 2010. 8 pages.
Over the four decades of its history, decision support systems (DSSs) have moved from a radical movement that changed the way information systems were perceived in...
Educating IT Professionals Using Effective Online, Pedagogical, and Scheduling Techniques
Jeffrey Hsu, Karin Hamilton, John Wang. © 2010. 17 pages.
Information technology professionals comprise an important segment of adult learners seeking a four-year undergraduate degree, and it is important to provide...
Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, Second Edition
John Wang. © 2009. 2542 pages.
There are more than one billion documents on the Web, with the count continually rising at a pace of over one million new documents per day. As information...
International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS)
John Wang. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the area of service sectors and...
Comparative Analysis of International Education Systems
John Wang, Jun Xia, Kimberly Hollister, Yawei Wang. © 2009. 14 pages.
International comparisons of educational systems are commonly practiced using subjective methods available in literature. The use of subjective methods can lead to...
Product Choice and Channel Strategy for Multi-Channel Retailers
Ruiliang Yan, John Wang. © 2009. 22 pages.
With the explosive growth of online sales, multi-channel retailers are increasingly focused on finding ways of integrating the online channel with traditional...
Group Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao. © 2009. 8 pages.
Group decision support systems (GDSSs) which aim at increasing some of the benefits of collaboration and reducing the inherent losses are interactive information...
Decision Support Software
John Wang, Huanyu Ouyang, Chandana Chakraborty. © 2009. 8 pages.
Throughout the years many have argued about different definitions for DSS; however they have all agreed that in order to succeed in the decision-making process...
Group Support Systems as Tools for HR Decision Making
James Yao, John Wang. © 2009. 9 pages.
In the late 1960s, a new type of information system came about: model-oriented DSS or management decision systems. By the late 1970s, a number of researchers and...
Data Mining Fundamental Concepts and Critical Issues
John Wang, Qiyang Chen, James Yao. © 2009. 6 pages.
Data mining is the process of extracting previously unknown information from large databases or data warehouses and using it to make crucial business decisions....
Data Warehousing Development and Design Methodologies
James Yao, John Wang. © 2009. 7 pages.
Information systems were developed in early 1960s to process orders, billings, inventory controls, payrolls, and accounts payables. Soon information systems...
Interactive Systems and Sources of Uncertainties
Qiyang Chen, John Wang. © 2009. 4 pages.
Today’s e-commerce environment requires that interactive systems exhibit abilities such as autonomy, adaptive and collaborative behavior, and inferential...
Managing Uncertainties in Interactive Systems
Qiyang Chen, John Wang. © 2009. 6 pages.
To adapt users’ input and tasks an interactive system must be able to establish a set of assumptions about users’ profiles and task characteristics, which is often...
Group Support Systems as Tools for HR Decision Making
James Yao, John Wang. © 2009. 7 pages.
In the late 1960s, a new type of information system came about: model-oriented DSS or management decision systems. By the late 1970s, a number of researchers and...
Interactive, Flexible, and Adaptable Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Jeffrey Hsu. © 2009. 6 pages.
Over the four decades of its history, decision support systems (DSSs) have moved from a radical movement that changed the way information systems were perceived in...
Risks, Gaps, and Global Issues of Project Management
John Wang, Ruiliang Yan, Yanli Zhang. © 2009. 6 pages.
Project management is the discipline of defining and achieving targets while optimizing (or just allocating) the use of resources, that is, time, money, people...
Design and Analysis of Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao, Qiyang Chen, Ruben Xing. © 2009. 11 pages.
Since their creation in the early 1960’s, decision support systems (DSSs) have evolved over the past 4 decades and continue to do so today. Although DSSs have...
A Systematic Implementation of Project Management
John Wang, James G.S. Yang, Jun Xia. © 2009. 10 pages.
In contrast to ongoing, functional work, a project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to achieve or create a unique product or service(s). The project management...
A Comparison and Scenario Analysis of Leading Data Mining Software
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Kimberly Hollister, Dan Zhu. © 2009. 19 pages.
Finding the right software is often hindered by different criteria as well as by technology changes. We performed an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) analysis...
Data Mining in Public Administration
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Dan Zhu. © 2009. 13 pages.
Data mining involves searching through databases for potentially useful information such as knowledge rules, patterns, regularities, and other trends hidden in the...
A Comparison and Scenario Analysis of Leading Data Mining Software
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Kimberly Hollister, Dan Zhu. © 2009. 19 pages.
Finding the right software is often hindered by different criteria as well as by technology changes. We performed an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) analysis...
Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
John Wang. © 2008. 4092 pages.
Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides the most comprehensive compilation of research available in this emerging...
International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM)
John Wang. Est. 2008.
The International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of SCM and the...
A Comparison and Scenario Analysis of Leading Data Mining Software
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Kimberly Hollister, Dan Zhu. © 2008. 18 pages.
Finding the right software is often hindered by different criteria as well as by technology changes. We performed an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) analysis...
Minimizing the Minus Sides of Mining Data
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Dan Zhu. © 2008. 26 pages.
This research explores the effectiveness of data mining in a commercial perspective. Statistical issues are specified first. Data accuracy and standardization are...
The Analytic Hierarchy Process: Structuring, Measurement, and Synthesis
John Wang, Chandana Chakraborty, Huanyu Ouyang. © 2008. 9 pages.
The challenges of evaluation and decision making are encountered in every sphere of life and on a regular basis. The nature of the required decisions, however, may...
Data Warehousing for Decision Support
John Wang, James Yao, Qiyang Chen. © 2008. 10 pages.
Today’s business environment is dynamic and uncertain. Competition among business organizations is becoming more intensified and globalized. These business...
Development and Design Methodologies in DWM
James Yao, John Wang, Qiyang Chen, June Lu. © 2008. 9 pages.
Information systems were developed in early 1960s to process orders, billings, inventory controls, payrolls, and accounts payables. Soon information systems...
Goal Programming and Its Variants
John Wang, Dajin Wang, Aihua Li. © 2008. 8 pages.
Within the realm of multicriteria decision making (MCDM) exists a powerful method for solving problems with multiple objectives. Goal programming (GP) was the...
Applications of Data Mining in the Healthcare Industry
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Dan Zhu. © 2008. 6 pages.
The workflow of health care organizations involves the generation and collection of various kinds of data relating to clinical practices, clinical trials, patient...
Data Mining Software
John Wang, Qiyang Chen, James Yao. © 2008. 6 pages.
Many organizations now view information as one of their most valuable assets, and data mining software allows a company to make full use of these information...
Data Warehouse Software
Huanyu Ouyang, John Wang. © 2008. 6 pages.
A data warehouse (DW) is a complete intelligent data storage and information delivery or distribution solution enabling users to customize the flow of information...
Decision Support Software
John Wang, Huanyu Ouyang, Chandana Chakraborty. © 2008. 6 pages.
Throughout the years many have argued about different definitions for DSS; however they have all agreed that in order to succeed in the decision-making process...
Decision Support Systems
John Wang, David J. Radosevich. © 2008. 6 pages.
Over the four decades of its history, decision support systems (DSSs) have moved from a radical movement that changed the way information systems were perceived in...
Decision Trees
John Wang, Dajin Wang. © 2008. 6 pages.
Decision trees are part of the decision theory and are excellent tools in the decision-making process. Majority of decision tree learning methods were developed...
Executive Information Systems
John Wang, Ruben Xing, James Yao. © 2008. 5 pages.
An executive information system (EIS) is a computerbased system that serves the information needs of top executives. Also known as executive support systems...
Group Decision Support Systems
John Wang, James Yao. © 2008. 6 pages.
Group decision support systems (GDSSs) which aim at increasing some of the benefits of collaboration and reducing the inherent losses are interactive information...
Organizational Data Warehousing
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Dan Zhu. © 2008. 7 pages.
A data warehouse (or smaller-scale data mart) is a specially prepared repository of data created to support decision making. Data are extracted from source...
Data Mining in Public Administration
John Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Dan Zhu. © 2008. 12 pages.
Data mining involves searching through databases for potentially useful information such as knowledge rules, patterns, regularities, and other trends hidden in the...
Ethical Erosion at Enron
John Wang. © 2007. 6 pages.
Enron Corporation, the seventh-largest company in the nation, was named “America’s Most Innovative Company” by Fortune Magazine from 1989 through 2001. Ironically...
The End of Enron’s Empire
John Wang, Qiyang Chen, James Yao, Ruben Xing. © 2006. 12 pages.
Enron Corporation was the seventh largest company in the U.S. when its collapse shocked the nation. Enormous assets and careers staked on those assets went up in...
The Mortality of an E-Commerce Formula for Success: A Perspective Analysis of the Growth and Demise of an E-Commerce Star
John Wang, James Yao, Ruben Xing, Zu-Hsu Lee. © 2006. 20 pages.
Commerce One (or C1) developed software systems enabling companies to transform their purchasing interactions into real-time trading networks. Commerce One...
E-Commerce in Enron
John Wang, Qiyang Chen, James Yao, Ruben Xing. © 2006. 5 pages.
Enron was formed in 1985 when a Houston natural gas company merged with InterNorth, a gas provider in Nebraska to operate an interstate natural gas pipeline that...
Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining
John Wang. © 2005. 1382 pages.
Data Warehousing and Mining (DWM) is the science of managing and analyzing large datasets and discovering novel patterns and in recent years has emerged as a...
Data Mining: Opportunities and Challenges
John Wang. © 2003. 484 pages.
Data Mining: Opportunities and Challenges presents an overview of the state of the art approaches in this new and multidisciplinary field of data mining. The...
The Pitfalls of Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining
John Wang, Alan Oppenheim. © 2003. 19 pages.
Although Data Mining (DM) may often seem a highly effective tool for companies to be using in their business endeavors, there are a number of pitfalls and/or...
Extending Client-Server Infrastructure Using Middleware Components
Qiyang Chen, John Wang. © 2003. 12 pages.
Embracing inapt infrastructure technology is a major threat in developing extensive and efficient Web-based systems. The architectural strength of all business...
Advances in Logistics, Operations, and Management Science
John Wang.
Operations research and management science continue to influence business processes, administration, and management information systems, particularly in covering...