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Dr. Chao  Wen

Dr. Chao Wen

Assistant Professor

Office: 4004 - Lumpkin
Phone: 217-581-6932
Email: cwen@eiu.edu

Chao Wen is an Assistant Professor in School of Business at the Eastern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of North Texas. Dr. Wen obtained his M.Sc. with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Electronic Science & Technology of China. Dr. Wen has published journal articles in the Journal of Computer Information Systems, Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking, Information & Management, and International Journal of Services Technology and Management. His research interests include e-commerce, consumer behavior, service operations, statistics education, and supply chain management.

Publications

·         Fang, J, Wen, C., & Prybutok, V. (2013) “Equivalence of Internet and Paper-Based Surveys in IT/IS Adoption Research in Collectivistic Cultures: The Impact of Satisficing”, Behaviour & Information Technology, available online via Digital Object Identifier DOI:10.1080/0144929X.2012.751621
·         Fang, J., Wen C.,  (2012) “Predicting potential respondents’ decision to participate in Web surveys”, International Journal of Services Technology and Management, Vol.18, Nos. ½, pp. 16-32
·         Fang, J., Wen, C., and Prybutok, V., (2012) “An assessment of equivalence between Internet and paper-based surveys: Evidence from collectivistic cultures”, Quality & Quantity, available online via Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s11135-012-9783-3.
·         Wen, Chao, Qin, H, Prybutok V., and Blankson C, (2012) “The role of national culture on relationships between customers’ perception of quality, values, satisfaction and behavioral intentions”, Quality Management Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 7 -23
·         Xu, Chenyan, Ryan S., Prybutok V. and Wen, C., (2012) “It is not for fun: An examination of social network site usage”, Information & Management, Volume 49, Issue 5, pp. 210-217.
·         Fang, J., Wen C., and Pavur R., “Participation willingness in web surveys: Exploring effect of sponsoring corporation’s and survey provider’s reputation”, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, April 2012, 15(4): 195-199.
 
·         Wen, Chao, Prybutok, V. and Xu, C. (2011) “An integrated model for customer online repurchase intention,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. 52. No. 1, pp. 14-23.

Conference Presentations

·         Boakye, K., Wen, Chao., and Prybutok, V.R., “Teaching with Technology: Online Resources as a Pedagogical Aid in Teaching a Graduate Course in Quality Control,” Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, Nov 17-12, 2012, IE-10-2.
·         Wen, Chao, Insley, R. Iaeger, P., “Undergraduate Statistics: Are Students’ Fears Unwarranted?” Presentation and proceedings at the Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, Nov 17-12, 2012, IE-10-2.
·         Xu, Chenyan, Ryan, S. Magro M., and Wen, C. Why do people stick with a specific social networking site? An integrated relationship and uses gratification perspective. Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Seattle, WA, Aug. 9-11, 2012

·         Wen, Chao, Meernik James and Prybutok Victor, “Graduate Student Retention Modeling in a Large Public University”, Abstract Presentation in the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 29-Mar. 3, 2012
 
·         Ponnaiyan, Subramaniam, Wen Chao and Prybutok Victor, “Impact of Service and Food Quality on Customer Behavioral Intentions at Ethnic Fast Food Restaurants in the USA”, Abstract Presentation in the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 29-Mar. 3, 2012
 
·         Han, Bo, Wen Chao and Prybutok Victor, “The effect of the TPL Supplier’s Information Service Quality on the Online Shopper’s Perception of Supply Chain Performance: Evidence from an Exploratory Study”, Abstract Presentation in the Decision Sciences Institute Southwest Region, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 29-Mar. 3, 2012
 
·         Wen, Chao,Fang, Jiaming and Prybutok Victor, “The Effect of a Collaborative Supply Chain Strategy on Service Quality and Supply Chain Performance: A theoretical study”, Presentation and Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, November 19-22, 2011.
 
·         Wen, Chao,Insley Robert G. and Iaeger Paula I. “An investigation of student perceptions regarding teaching effectiveness on undergraduate student performance in statistics courses,” Presentation and Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, November 19-22, 2011.
 
·         Xu, Chenyan, Ryan Sherry, Prybutok Victor and Wen C., “The gratifications of SNSs usage pattern: affection, coordination, disclosure, entertainment/relaxation, escape, information seeking, immediate access, and stylishness,”Presentation and Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, November 19-22, 2011.
 
·         Fang, Jiaming and Wen C., “Predicting Respondents’ Decision to Participate in Web Surveys,” Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of The Tenth Wuhan International Conference on E-Business Wuhan, China, May 27-29, 2011.
 
·         Wen, Chaoand Prybutok, V.R., “Impact of Online Shopping Enjoyment and Satisfaction on Online Repurchase Intention,” Presentation and Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of theDecision Sciences Institute, San Diego CA, November 20-23, 2010.
 
·         Wen, Chao,Li, X. (2007) Research on Dynamic Supply Chain Integration Network Model Based on Collaboration Theory and Non-Linear Polya Processes, Presentation and Refereed Research Paper in the Proceedings of the IEEE 2007 International Conference on Wireless Communication, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2007), Shanghai, China, September 21-25, 2007.
 
·         Peak, D., Prybutok, V.R., Wen, C., Harden, G., Beayeyz, A.A., Gibson, M., and Ryan C., “Identification of the Research Issues in Visual Systems Design that Impact Healthcare Computer User Interfaces”, Poster Presentation at Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Foundation (CPRIT) – Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference, Austin TX, November 17-19, 2010.
 
·         Kulkarni, Shailesh, Prybutok, V.R., Wen C., and Ponnaiyan Subramaniam, “Using clickers in the large classrooms to enhance active learning and student performance in undergraduate statistics courses”,Abstract Presentation in the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, November 19-22, 2011.
 
·         Prybutok, V. R., Peak, D., Wen, C., Harden, G., Beayeyz, A.A., Gibson, M., and Ryan, C., “Relationships among Fast Food Choices, Individual Characteristics, and Marketing Visual Cues”, Abstract Presentation intheDecision Sciences Institute Southwest Region, Houston, TX, Mar 9-12, 2011, pp 421-429.

Except for teaching and research, Dr. Wen has a lot of other hobbies. Wen likes travelling, watching movies, listening to music, playing golf, and cooking. Wen is happily married to Meng (Kelly) Huang and their first baby Will was born in Nov. 2012. 



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