Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship

  • John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation

Profile

Darren Meister is the John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation and an Associate Professor of General Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) at the Ivey Business School and the former Faculty Director of the HBA and MSc Programs. He is cross-appointed to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western Engineering. His interests focus on design thinking, technology-based entrepreneurship and the role of technology in enhancing organizational effectiveness, specifically as it concerns innovation processes. His research work is conducted within companies in close cooperation with practitioners.

Through research and consulting opportunities, Darren has worked with Accenture, Bank of Montreal, Industry Canada, Intel, Nortel, and Siemens. His work has appeared in Management Science, MIS Quarterly and other leading journals and conferences. He is a past-Chair of the Special Interest Group on the Adoption and Diffusion of Information Technology, within the Association for Information Systems. He was also on the Executive Board of CEMS, the Global Alliance of Management Education.

Before joining Ivey, Darren taught at Queen's University and Carleton University, where he was one of the architects of an Information Systems concentration in the Bachelor of Commerce program. He has taught in all of Ivey's programs. He was a Rotary International Foundation scholar, attending the University of Cambridge. Subsequently, he earned his PhD at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

 

Education

  • BASc, Waterloo
  • MASc, Waterloo
  • PhD, Waterloo

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Tsai, P., Compeau, D.R., Meister, D.B., 2017, "Voluntary use of information technology: an analysis and synthesis of the literature", Journal of Information Technology, June 32(2): 147 - 162.
  • Wang, Y., Gray, P., Meister, D.B., 2014, "Task-driven Learning: The Antecedents and Outcomes of Internal and External Knowledge Sourcing", Information and Management, December 51(8): 939 - 951.
  • Wang, Y., Meister, D.B., Gray, P., 2013, "Social Influence and Knowledge Management Systems Use: Evidence from Panel Data", MIS Quarterly, March 37(1): 299 - 313.
  • Wang, Y., Meister, D.B., Gray, P., 2011, "In or Out: An Integrated Model of Individual Knowledge Source Choice", Journal of Organizational and End User Computing 23(2): 37 - 56.
  • Wang, Y., Meister, D.B., Wang, Y., 2011, "Re-examining Relative Advantage: An Empirical Study", International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education 7(1): 46 - 59.
  • Harrigan, P., Schroeder, A., Qureshi, I., Fang, Y., Ibbotson, P., Ramsey, E., Meister, D.B., 2010, "Internet Technologies, ECRM Capabilities, and Performance Benefits for SMEs: An Exploratory Study", International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Winter 15(2): 7 - 46.
  • Compeau, D.R., Meister, D.B., Higgins, C.A., 2007, "From Prediction to Explanation: Reconceptualizing and Extending the Perceived Characteristics of Innovating", Journal of the Association for Information Systems, August 8(8): 409 - 439.
  • Gray, P., Meister, D.B., 2006, "Knowledge Sourcing Methods", Information and Management, March 43(2): 142 - 156.
  • Street, C., Meister, D.B., 2004, "Small Business Growth and Internal Transparency: The Role of Information Systems", MIS Quarterly, September 28(3): 473 - 506.
  • Gray, P., Meister, D.B., 2004, "Knowledge Sourcing Effectiveness", Management Science, June 50(6): 821 - 834.
  • Ford, D.P., Connelly, C.E., Meister, D.B., 2003, "Information Systems Research and Hofstede's Culture's Consequences: An Uneasy and Incomplete Partnership", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 50(1): 8 - 25.
  • Gerwin, D., Meister, D.B., 2002, "Coordinating New Product Development in an International Joint Venture", International Journal of Technology Management 24(1): 27 - 43.
  • Kersten, G.E., Meister, D.B., 1996, "Qualitative Representation of Negotiations: A Tutorial of a Rule-Based Approach", Group Decision and Negotiation 5(2): 177 - 206.
  • Hipel, K.W., Meister, D.B., 1994, "Conflict Analysis Methodology for Modeling Coalitions in Multilateral Negotiations", Information and Decision Technologies 19: 85 - 103.
  • Meister, D.B., Fraser, N.M., 1994, "Conflict Analysis Techniques for Negotiation Support", Group Decision and Negotiation 3(3): 333 - 345.

Experience

  • Carleton University
  • Queen's University
  • Consulting and research work with high-technology organizations and government departments