Dr Robert M Davison
BA & MA (University of Nottingham)
PhD (City University of Hong Kong)
Tel: (852) 3442 7534
Robert Davison joined the Department of Information Systems in July 1992 where he is currently a Professor. Since 1998, he has received approximately $4.2 million in grants as PI. Professionally, Robert serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries and co-Editor-in-Chief of the Information Systems Journal and Information Technology & People. Since 1993, he has published 1 book, 16 book chapters, over 70 journal articles, over 60 conference papers, and edited 6 special issues of journals. The journal articles alone have been cited in SCI/SSCI 748 times (H=15), in Scopus 1383 times (H=20) and in Google Scholar 3700+ times (H=31). His current research focuses on Knowledge Seeking and Sharing activities in Chinese SMEs. Robert is Programme Leader of the MSc in Electronic Business and Knowledge Management. In 1999-2000, he won the Faculty of Business' Junior Faculty Research Award and in 2004-2005, City University of Hong Kong's Teaching Excellence Award.
IS5600 - Global Information Systems
Courses taught since 2000 :
Originally from Bristol, UK, Robert studied at Clifton College (1974-1978), Bristol Grammar School (1978-1985), then graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA (Joint Hons) in Russian and SerboCroat (1990), and an MA in Information Technology (1991). He undertook his PhD studies in Information Systems at the City University of Hong Kong from 1993-1998.
Robert is a keen mountaineer, explorer and traveller of the world - 80 countries/territories to date. He reads extensively and eclectically and listens to a wide range of classical music.
This page is at: http://www.is.cityu.edu.hk/staff/isrobert.
Last revised on December 2nd 2014.