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Dr. Abdou Illia, Professor

Office: 4020 - Lumpkin Hall
Phone: 217-581-6391
Dr. Abdou Illia received his Ph.D. from Laval University (Canada).  He is a Professor in the Management Information Systems & Operations Management department.  His current research areas include factors influencing the adoption and use of IT, network security, and e-business. Before joining EIU, Dr. Illia worked as a senior System Analyst. He also worked as an IT consultant.


  • Ph.D., in Business Administration with concentration in Information Systems, Laval University, Canada
  • in Business Administration with concentration in Management Information Systems, Sherbrooke University, Canada
  • Bachelor in Economics with concentration in Business Management, Niamey University,Niger
  • Professional certifications: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+

Selected Publications

  • A Conceptual Model For Mobile Banking Adoption, Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences, 18(2), 93-103, (2015). With Ngniatedema Thomas and Huang Zhentu.
  • Innovation Characteristics Influencing Veterans’ Adoption of E-Government Services, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Volume 54, Issue 3, 2014. With Lawson-Body A., Willoughby L., and Lee S.
  • Understanding the Impact of Green Operations on Organizational Performance: An Industry Sector Perspective,  Environmental Quality Management, 24(1), 2014, With Ngniatedema Thomas and Li Suhong.
  • Interacting Effect of Conformity and Critical Mass in Technology Acceptance: A Conceptual Model, International Journal of Electronic Customer Relationship Management, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 97-110. With Lawson-Body A., Roy M-C, and Lee, S.
  • Perceived Price Fairness of Dynamic Pricing, Industrial Management & Data System, Vol. 111, No 4, 2011, pp. 531-550, with Lee S. and Lawson-Body A.
  • E-Government Service Delivery Performance: An Adaptation of The Balanced Scorecard to the Public Sector, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Vol VI, No 2, 2008, pp. 11-28, with Lawson-Body A., Keengwe J., Mukankusi L., and Miller G.
  • ICT Use: The Influence Of Cultural Dimensions On The Need For Media Richness And Technological Richness, Issues in Information Systems, Vol VIII, No 2, 2007, pp. 171-179, with Lawson-Body A.
  • The impact of Data Integration on CRM in the Electronic Commerce of  SMEs, Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Volume 9, Number 1, 2006, pp. 83-102, with Lawson-Body A., and Jemenez J.
  • Commitment and Relationism in B2B E-Commerce: An Empirical Investigation, Journal of E-Business, Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2005, pp.70-89, with Lawson-Body A.
  • The Impact of Internet-Based CRM on Customer Loyalty in B2B E-Commerce: The Contribution of Commitment, E-Business Review, Volume V, 2005, pp. 109-118, with Lawson-Body A.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • Information Security Compliance: the role of deterrence, protection motivation, and cognitive evaluation (abstract), Proceedings of the 2015 DSI Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 21-24, 2015.
  • A decade of research on mobile commerce: review and analysis (abstract), Proceedings of the 2015 DSI Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 21-24, 2015.
  • Mobile banking adoption: the role of technology readiness and perceived critical mass (Abstract)  Presented at the 2014 Decision Sciences Institute conference, Tampa FL, November 22-25, 2014.
  • A Conceptual Model for Mobile Banking Adoption, 2014 Academy of Business Research conference, March26-28, New Orleans, LA. With Huang Z.
  • The Role of IT in Economic Development: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa, 2013 HEI-CEDIMES, Quebec City, November 21-24, 2013.
  • Veterans’ Adoption Decision of E-government: Moderating Role of the Digital Divide, Proceedings of the 43rd Decision Science Institute Conference, San Francisco CA, November 2012, pp. 201-220. With Lawson-Body A., Illia A., Lee S.
  • Determinants of Perceived Security in the Context of Online Banking, Orlando International Business Conference, Orlando FL, January 1-4, 2012 (presentation)
  • Interacting Effect of Conformity and Critical Mass in Technology Acceptance: A Conceptual Model, Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, April 22-25, 2010, Dallas, TX with Lawson-Body A. and Lee, S.
  • Online Consumers’ Perception on Price Fairness, Proceedings of the 2009 Midwest DSI Conference, Oxford, OH, April 16-18, 2009, with Lee S. and Lim S.
  • The Influence Of Cultural Dimensions On The Need For Media Richness And Technological Richness, Proceedings of the 2007 International Association of Computer Information Systems, (Abstract), Vancouver, Canada, October 3-6 2007, p. 27 , with Lawson-Body A.
  • Media richness, Technological richness, Cultural dimensions, and Communications Technology Use, Proceedings of the 2006 GITMA Conference, June 2006, Orlando FL, pp. 141-144, with Lawson-Body A. and Chrysostome E.
  • SMEs Perception of IOR Impact on Customer Loyalty in B2B E-Commerce: An Empirical Analysis, Proceedings of 2005 IRMA Conference, San Diego CA, May 14-15 2005, p. 499-502, with Lawson-Body A.
  • Data integration, CRM and Customer Loyalty in the Electronic Commerce of SMEs, Proceedings of the International Conference of Business, Economics and Management Disciplines, Fredericton, Canada, August 20-21, 2004, pp. 342-361, with Lawson-Body A. and Jemenez J.
  • Global Communications Technologies and The Impact of Culture, Media richness and Technological richness, Proceedings of the International Conference of Business, Economics and Management Disciplines, Fredericton, Canada, August 20-21 2004, pp. 61-79, with Lawson-Body A.

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