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Department of Information Management

Information Systems

Summary

The Department of Information Management at National University of Kaohsiung (NUKIM) is dedicated to cultivating mid-level and senior professionals who fit the challenging needs of both research institutes and industries. Research and teaching interests of faculty members cover Information Management, Information Technology, as well as Integrated Applications of Information Technology. Courses are offered in accordance with these three main themes.

The long-term development goals of NUKIM are:

  • To cope with the emerging trends of information society and knowledge-based competition, and to apply information technology and knowledge assets to assisting the improvement of management efficiency in industries and government agencies.
  • To foster the infusion of information technology and knowledge assets into business models to establish competitive businesses and efficient government that envisions the 21st century as an information- and knowledge-based society.
  • To exploit international cooperation and exchange resources in pursuit of academic excellence in the field of information systems and social networks research.
  • To serve the society with quality human resource, proactive academic achievement, and prominent research outcomes.

 

Bachelor Programs

NUKIM offers the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management Information Systems. Courses offered include technical parts that are required for information systems development and integration. Also offered cover managerial parts to assist students understand the processes of business operations as well as business management. Students therefore develop expertise regarding the application of information technology to enhance operational efficiencies and competitive advantages of businesses. Moreover, students are encouraged to explore new directions of information technology usage, whether in business models, marketing management, service design and innovation, consumer behavior, electronic commerce, and social networks. Students completing this program have potential to develop professional careers in areas such as IS development and integration, IT management and consulting, service management, marketing, and electronic commerce.

Master Programs

NUKIM offers master programs with specific focuses on Information Technology and Information Management, respectively. Students completing requirements of each group are offered the degree of Master of Business Administration with a major in Management Information Systems. NUKIM has strong focus on social networks research. Through a series of successful academic events such as international conferences, exchange programs, and international research projects during the past few years, NUKIM has built its prestigious reputation in the community of social networks research. With the tradition of close relationship with the industry, graduates students has plenty opportunities to develop and apply their research ideas from and to the real business environment. NUKIM currently has eleven faculty members who endeavor to actively participate in the global IS community and publish in prestigious journals in search of academic excellence.

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Cathy S. Lin is an associate professor of information management at National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Her Ph.D is in management information systems from National Sun Yat-Sen University. She has published articles in Information & Management, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Online Information Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Information Management, and Sun Yat-Sen Management Review. Among her current interests are social commerce, open data, information privacy, and digital piracy.

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Cathy S. Lin is an associate professor of information management at National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Her Ph.D is in management information systems from National Sun Yat-Sen University. She has published articles in Information & Management, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Online Information Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Information Management, and Sun Yat-Sen Management Review. Among her current interests are social commerce, open data, information privacy, and digital piracy.

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