Sean B. Eom

Sean B. Eom is a professor of management information systems (MIS) and had been appointed as a Copper dome Faculty Fellow in Research at the Harrison College of Business of Southeast Missouri State University during the academic years 1994-1996 and 1998-2000. In recognition of his continuing research contributions to the information systems area, he is listed as one of outstanding intellectuals in the first edition of 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Top 100 Educators 2005, Who's Who in American Education, and 59th Edition of Marquis Who's Who in America.

He received his PhD degree in management science from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (1985). His other degrees are from the University of South Carolina at Columbia (MS in international business), Seoul National University (MBA in International Management), and Korea University (BA).

His research areas include decision support systems (DSS), expert systems, and global information systems management. He is the author/editor of six books including Decision Support Systems Research (1970-1999): A Cumulative Tradition and Reference Disciplines, Author Cocitation Analysis using Custom Bibliographical Databases: An Introduction to the SAS systems, Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Internet Age, and Encyclopedia of Information Systems. He has published more than 50 refereed journal articles and 60 articles in encyclopedia, book chapters, and conference proceedings.

Publications

A Multi-Agent System for Ubiquitous Learning for Hospital Education
Soufiane Boudabous, Okba Kazar, Mohamed Ridda Laouar, Sean B. Eom. © 2021. 17 pages.
Healthcare information systems (HIS) have become an important area of research due to ever-increasing healthcare costs to the national economy. Many recent technological...
Improving Intelligent Decision Making in Urban Planning: Using Machine Learning Algorithms
Abderrazak Khediri, Mohamed Ridda Laouar, Sean B. Eom. © 2021. 19 pages.
Generally, decision making in urban planning has progressively become difficult due to the uncertain, convoluted, and multi-criteria nature of urban issues. Even though there has...
A Decision Support System for Managing Demand-Driven Collection Development in University Digital Libraries
Mohamed Hemili, Mohamed Ridda Laouar, Sean B. Eom. © 2021. 19 pages.
In recent years, academic digital libraries have become a very important source of information. Academic digital libraries provide a rich collection in order to satisfy user need...
The Use of Mobile Devices in University Distance Learning: Do They Motivate the Students and Affect the Learning Process?
Sean B. Eom. © 2021. 20 pages.
Mobile devices, primarily cell phones, smartphones, and tablet PCs, have gradually been introduced into the university campus and online education over the past few decades. Does...
Effects of Interaction on E-Learning Satisfaction and Outcome: A Review of Empirical Research and Future Research Direction
Sean B. Eom, Mohamed Ridda Laouar. © 2020. 16 pages.
We have reviewed several e-learning empirical research studies that have investigated the effects of interaction on satisfaction and outcomes of e-learning, published between...
Incorporating the Negotiation Process in Urban Planning DSS
Imene Benatia, Mohamed Ridda Laouar, Sean B. Eom, Hakim Bendjenna. © 2020. 17 pages.
Cooperation in multi-agent systems is necessary in order to perform complex tasks and lead Multi-agent System (MAS) towards its objective. Contract-Net Protocol (CNP) is one of...
A Decision Support System for Managing Demand-Driven Collection Development in University Digital Libraries
Mohamed Hemili, Mohamed Ridda Laouar, Sean B. Eom. © 2019. 18 pages.
In recent years, academic digital libraries have become a very important source of information. Academic digital libraries provide a rich collection in order to satisfy user need...
Smart Configuration and Auto Allocation of Resource in Cloud Data Centers
Merzoug Soltane, Kazar Okba, Derdour Makhlouf, Sean B. Eom. © 2018. 23 pages.
Cloud computing is one of emerging computing models that has many advantages. The IT industry is keenly aware of the need for Green Cloud computing solutions that save energy for...
Decision Support Systems Application Development Trends (2002 – 2012)
Eyong B. Kim, Sean B. Eom. © 2016. 13 pages.
This survey provides newly reported approaches to the design and development of DSSs published in peer reviewed journals. DSS applications were searched using the online database...
Student Satisfaction and Learning Outcomes in E-Learning: An Introduction to Empirical Research
Sean B. Eom, J. B. Arbaugh. © 2011. 472 pages.
With e-learning expanding globally beyond higher education to K-12 educational settings, the demand for online learning will only increase in the future. Despite this, empirical...
An Introduction to Path Analysis Modeling Using LISREL
Sean B. Eom. © 2011. 25 pages.
Over the past decades, there has been a wide range of empirical research in the e-learning literature. The use of multivariate statistical tools has been a staple of the research...
Testing the DeLone-McLean Model of Information System Success in an E-Learning Context
Sean B. Eom, James Stapleton. © 2011. 28 pages.
This chapter has two important objectives (a) introduction of structural equation modeling for a beginner; and (b) empirical testing of the validity of the information system...
Author Cocitation Analysis: Quantitative Methods for Mapping the Intellectual Structure of an Academic Discipline
Sean B. Eom. © 2009. 368 pages.
Over the past 80 years, the way that citation frequency was counted and analyzed changed dramatically from the early manual transcribing and statistical computation of citation...
An Introduction to Bibliometrics and Informetrics
Sean Eom. © 2009. 35 pages.
Author cocitation analysis (ACA) is a branch of bibliometrics. Bibliometrics/informetrics is one of the older areas of library and information science. The terms bibliometrics...
An Introduction to Online Data Retrieval and Issues
Sean Eom. © 2009. 25 pages.
This chapter introduces online citation data retrieval using the Web of Science and Dialog Classic. The Web of Science provides access to multidisciplinary citation index...
The Impact of the ISI Convention of Relying on only the Name of the First Author on ACA Results: An Empirical Investigation
Sean Eom. © 2009. 29 pages.
Virtually all ACA studies using Thomson’s ISI citation indexes used only the first author to retrieve the cocitation counts. Therefore, this has been a methodological issue in...
Diagonal Values in ACA
Sean Eom. © 2009. 31 pages.
Diagonal values in the cocitation frequency counts matrix are a fundamental issue in ACA study. Diagonal values are the co-citation frequency counts between the author...
The Fox-Base Approach
Sean Eom. © 2009. 14 pages.
Chapter II introduced online cocitation counts retrieval using Dialog Classic and citation index files. Certainly Dialog Classic is an attractive alternative in that the user is...
Building Databases and the Cocitation Counts Generation System Using Microsoft Excel Program in Visual Basics
Sean Eom. © 2009. 6 pages.
This chapter shows another alternative approach of building citation database and retrieval system using the spreadsheet program, Microsoft Excel. McIntyre built a custom...
Overview of Author Cocitation Analysis Procedures
Sean Eom. © 2009. 27 pages.
The previous two chapters examined the two alternative approaches of retrieving cocitation counts using custom databases and cocitation frequency counts extraction systems. The...
Principal Component Analysis Using the Factor Procedure
Sean Eom. © 2009. 23 pages.
This chapter describes the factor procedure. The first section of the chapter begins with the definition of factor analysis. This is the statistical techniques whose common...
The Distance and Cluster Procedure
Sean Eom. © 2009. 31 pages.
This chapter describes the distance and cluster procedure of the SAS system. SAS version 9 introduced the proc distance procedure. All previous versions of SAS used two programs...
Multidimensional Scaling
Sean Eom. © 2009. 30 pages.
This chapter discusses multidimensional scaling (MDS) procedures. MDS is a class of multivariate statistical techniques/procedures to produce two or three dimensional pictures of...
ACA Analysis with the 15.0.0 Verison of SPSS for Windows
Sean Eom. © 2009. 28 pages.
This chapter briefly introduces the use of SPSS version 15.0 to conduct ACA analysis. The SPSS accepts datafiles in many different formats including spreadsheets, database files...
The Intellectual Structure of Decision Support Systems Research (1969-1989)
Sean Eom. © 2009. 34 pages.
This is the capstone chapter that shows how the concepts, tools, and techniques discussed in each of the previous chapters can be applied in conducting author cocitation analysis...
The Changing Structure of Decision Support Systems Research: An Empirical Investigation through Author Cocitation Mapping (1990-1999)
Sean Eom. © 2009. 25 pages.
This chapter extends an earlier benchmark study (Sean B. Eom, 1995) which examined the intellectual structure, major themes, and reference disciplines of decision support systems...
Business-to-Business Networks
Sean Eom. © 2008. 8 pages.
Business-to-business networks in a broadest sense are inter-organizational systems (IOSs). In the literature, the term IOSs and inter-organizational information systems (IOISs)...
Inter-Organizational Information Systems in the Internet Age
Sean B. Eom. © 2005. 392 pages.
This book introduces the inter-organizational information system for managing inter-organizational activities of virtual organizations, extended enterprises, and trans-enterprise...
An Introduction to Inter-Organizational Information Systems with Selected Bibliography
Sean B. Eom. © 2005. 30 pages.
One of the important roles of information technology is to permit firms to manage organizational interdependence. Over the past two decades, the concept of inter-organizational...
Information Technology Infrastructure for Inter-Organizational Systems
Sean B. Eom, Choong Kwon Lee. © 2005. 23 pages.
An IOS is an information and management system that transcends organizational boundaries via electronic linkages with its trading partners. The electronic linkage is established...
Evolution of DSS from Single User DSS to Inter-Organizational DSS
Sean B. Eom. © 2005. 17 pages.
Extranets are triggering a revolution in the structure and operations of many organizations in the new Internet-driven global economy. Extranets along with other technologies and...
The Determinants of Web-based Instructional Systems' Outcome and Satisfaction: An Empirical Investigation
Sean B. Eom, Michael A. Ketcherside, Hu-Hyuk Lee, Michael L. Rodgers, David Starrett. © 2004. 45 pages.
Post-secondary distance education via the Internet is now commonplace. Tremendous advances in information technology have allowed colleges and universities to offer Web-based...