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Mustapha Cheikh-Ammar

Assistant Professor, Information Systems

Contact Information


  • IT Project Management
  • Technology adoption
  • Facilitators and Impediments to Technology Use
  • Social Network Sites
  • IS Implementations

Impact Article

Mustapha Cheikh-Ammar is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the Ivey Business School. He earned his PhD in Business Administration (MIS) from HEC Montreal, where he was also a member of the Canada Research Chair in Information Technology Implementation and Management. His research interests center on human and social aspects of Information Systems, with a focus on IS use, emotions, individual differences, IS implementations and management interventions. He also has a particular interest in ubiquitous technologies of everyday life, their usage motivations, as well as their impacts on individuals, societies and organizations. His work has appeared in the European Journal of Information Systems and the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, as well as in the proceedings of leading conferences, such as the International Conference on Information Systems, the Americas Conference on Information Systems and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.

Before embarking on his academic career, he worked as an IT consultant and project manager, implementing complex IS solutions in banks and financial institutions. One of the most notable projects he was involved in was related to the implementation of IFRS solutions in several European banks.


  • Leveraging Information technology (HBA)
  • Project Management (HBA)
  • Information Systems (PhD)

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • PhD


  • PhD (HEC Montreal)
  • MBA (HEC Montreal)
  • BS in Computer Science (Lebanese American University)

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Cheikh-Ammar, M., 2018, "The IT artifact and its spirit: a nexus of human values, affordances, symbolic expressions, and IT features", European Journal of Information Systems, June 27(3): 278 - 294.
  • Cheikh-Ammar, M.; Barki, H., 2016, "The Influence of Social Presence, Social Exchange and Feedback Features on SNS Continuous Use: The Facebook Context", Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, May 28(2): 33 - 52.

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