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Prof. Nitza Geri

Prof. Nitza Geri
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The Open University of Israel Department of Management and Economics The Dorothy de Rothschild Campus, 1 University Road, P.O.B. 808 Raanana 4353701, Israel
Office:972-9-7781911 Fax:972-9-7780668 Email:nitzage@openu.ac.il
Born:1961, Israel

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Nitza Geri is an Associate Professor at the Open University of Israel, Department of Management and Economics, and Head of the Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies. She holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics and a Ph.D. in Technology and Information Systems Management from Tel-Aviv University. Her research interests focus on the value of information and knowledge: strategic information systems, information economics, attention economy, knowledge management, value creation, Theory of Constraints, and effectiveness of e-learning. 

2003
Ph.D., Technology and Information Systems Management, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Dissertation: Feasibility Aspects and Critical Success Factors of Interorganizational Information Systems for Electronic Commerce in Israel
Advisor:  Prof. Niv Ahituv
1993
M.Sc., Management Sciences – Information Systems, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Thesis: Cost Management Methods and Costing as a Tool for Strategic Decision Making
1989
CPA, Certified Public Accountant, Israel
1983
B.A., Accounting and Economics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
2014 -
Associate Professor, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
3/2017-5/2017 3/2015-5/2015 3/2013-5/2013
Visiting Scholar, Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton
2012 -
Head, Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel
2009-2012
Chair, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
2008-2014
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
2005-2008
Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
2003-2005
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
2002-2003
Lecturer (adjunct faculty), Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University
1997-2010
Lecturer (adjunct faculty), Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University
2013 -
Member, Steering Committee, the Pe'er project (the Hebrew acronym for "Opening Treasures of the Mind”), open academic textbooks, The Open University of Israel
2011 -
Board member, Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel
2009 -
Member, The Open University of Israel Senate
2006 -
Member, Education and Psychology subcommittee, The Open University of Israel
2005 -
Member, The Open University of Israel Faculty Council
2004 -
Member, Social Sciences subcommittee, The Open University of Israel
2004 -
Member, Management and Economics subcommittee, The Open University of Israel
2006-2015
Head, Undergraduate Management Studies, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel
2004-2011
Member, Engineering subcommittee, The Open University of Israel
2004-2010
Member, Steering Committee, Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technology in Education, The Open University of Israel
2016
Member, Program Committee, the 11th Conference on Information Systems Management (ISM'16), within the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2016), Gdansk, Poland, September, 11-14, 2016
2015-2016
Co-Program Chair, the 4th Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2016), organized by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM), Lisbon, Portugal, June 22-25, 2016.
2015-2016
Member, Program Committee, the 11th Chais Conference on Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 16-17, 2016.
2015
Member, Program Committee, the 10th Conference on Information Systems Management (ISM'15), within the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2015), Lodz, Poland, September, 13-16, 2015
2015 -
Member, Leadership Team, the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM)
2014-2015
Member, Program Committee, ILAIS 2015 Conference, Ono Academic Center, June 29, 2015.
2014-2015
Program Chair, the 3rd Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2015), organized by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM), University of Economics in Katowice, Poland, June 24-27, 2015.
2014-2015
Member, Program Committee, the 10th Chais Conference on Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 10-11, 2015.
2014
Member, Program Committee, the 9th Conference on Information Systems Management (ISM'14), within the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2014), Warsaw, Poland, September, 7-10, 2014
2013-2014
Member, Program Committee, the 9th Chais Conference on Innovation and Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 11-12, 2014
2013-2014
Program Co-Chair, KM Conference 2014, organized by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM), The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, June 25-28, 2014
2012-2013
Member, Program Committee, the 8th Chais Conference on Innovation and Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 19-20, 2013
2012-2013
Member, Program Committee, ILAIS 2013 Conference, Ruppin Academic Center, July 1, 2013
2011-2012
Member, Program Committee, the 7th Chais Conference on Innovation and Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 15-16, 2012
2011-2012
Member, Program Committee, ILAIS 2012 Conference, Haifa University, July 2, 2012.
2011
Conference Co-Chair, ILAIS 2011 conference, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, June 29, 2011
2011 -
Member, Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel
2010-2011
Member, Program Committee, the 6th Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, February 17, 2011
2010 -
Member, Subject Committee for Economics Studies in High School, Ministry of Education, Israel
2010
Track Chair, MCIS 2010, the 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Tel Aviv-Yafo, September 12-14, 2010
2004-2010
2009
Member, Program Committee, MCIS 2009, the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Athens, Greece, September 25-27, 2009
2008-2009
Member, Program Committee, ILAIS 2009 conference, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, May 31, 2009
2007-2009
Organizing Committee Chair, Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies research, The Open University of Israel, Raanana: Chais Conference 2008, February 6, 2008 Chais Conference 2009, February 18, 2009
2007-2008
Member, Program Committee, ILAIS 2008 conference, the Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel, June 1, 2008
2006
Research Sessions Program Chair, ILAIS Conference and Doctoral Consortium, Haifa University, October 15-16, 2006
2005 -
Vice-Chair for Communications, ILAIS - The Israeli chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)
2004-2005
Member, project steering committee, Learning Improvement in Courses with High Failure Rates Through Instructional Technologies, The Open University of Israel
2016
Excellence in Leadership Award. The International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. Awarded at the fourth Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2016), ISEG - University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, June 22-25, 2016.
2015
Lifetime Academic Achievement Award. The International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. Awarded at the third Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2015), Katowice, Poland (June 24-27, 2015).
2014
Fellow and Distinguished Scholar Award. The International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. Awarded at the second Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2014), Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria (June 25-28, 2014).
1999
Scholarship from the Information Technology Industry Scholarship Fund for Doctoral Students of the Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University
1998-2001
Subsistence scholarship, Tel-Aviv University

2014 - Member of the Editorial Advisory Board,  Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing (JGOSS), Previously published as Strategic Outsourcing, an International Journal(SOIJ)

2008 - Member of the Editorial Board, Informing Science Journal

2008 - Member of the Editorial Board, Information and Management

2006 - Associate Editor,International Journal of Doctoral Studies(IJDS)

2013 -
IACIS - International Association for Computer Information Systems
2013 -
IIAKM - International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management
2007 -
2006 -
IFIP WG 8.2 – The International Federation for Information Processing, Working Group 8.2 on Information systems and Organizations
2005 -
ILAIS - The Israeli chapter of the AIS
2005 -
AIS - Association for Information Systems
1990 -

1986-1998 - Prof. Nitza Geri is a CPA (Israel).Prior to pursuing an academic career, Nitza had over 12 years of business experience, first as an accountant in an accounting firm, then as a manager of financial and managerial accounting in a large Israeli high tech corporation, and finally as a management and information systems consultant.

Geri, N., Winer, A. & Zaks, B. (2017). Challenging the six-minute myth of online video lectures: Can interactivity expand the attention span of learners?. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 5(1), 101-111. 

Geri, N., Gafni, R., & Bengov, P. (2017). Crowdsourcing as a business model: Extrinsic motivations for knowledge sharing in user-generated content websites. Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, 10(1), 90-111. DOI: 10.1108/JGOSS-05-2016-0018.

Silber-Varod, V., Winer, A., & Geri, N. (2017). Opening the knowledge dam: Speech recognition for video search. Journal of Computer Information Systems,57(2),106-111. DOI:10.1080/08874417.2016.1183423.

Silber-Varod, V., Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2016). Analyzing the discourse of Chais conferences for the study of innovation and learning technologies via a data-driven approach. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 12, 297-313.   

Silber-Varod, V., Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2016). Culturomics: Reflections on the potential of big data discourse analysis methods for identifying research trends. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(1), 82-98.

Bar-Lev, R., Geri, N., & Raban, D. R. (2016). Developing a financial statement-based effectiveness measure of interorganizational systems’ contribution. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56(1), 62-69.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2015). Evolving consumption patterns of various information media via handheld mobile devices. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology,12, 83-93.

Gafni, R., Geri, N., & Bengov, P. (2014). Investigating the effect of tangible and virtual rewards on knowledge contribution in online communities. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 2(2), 1-11.

Silber-Varod, V., & Geri, N. (2014). Can automatic speech recognition be satisficing for audio/video search? Keyword-focused analysis of Hebrew automatic and manual transcription. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 2(1), 104-121.

Geri, N., Gafni, R., & Winer, A. (2014). The u-curve of e-learning: Course website and online video use in blended and distance learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 10, 1-16.

Gafni, R., Geri, N., & Aziz, Y. (2014). Daily deals Websites: Mostly but not all about location. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 54(4), 80-87

 Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2013). Adoption patterns of a juridical knowledge base. Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations, 8, 25-39. 

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2013). Do operating systems affect perceptions of smartphone advantages and drawbacks?. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 10, 175-184.

Geri, N. (2012). The resonance factor: Probing the impact of video on student retention in distance learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 8, 1-13.

Geri, N. (2011). If we build it, will they come? Adoption of online video-based distance learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 7, 225-234.

Geri, N., & Geri, Y. (2011). The information age measurement paradox: Collecting too much data. Informing Science Journal, 14, 47-59.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2010). Does the medium affect the message? The effect of congruent versus incongruent display on critical reading. Human Systems Management, 29(4), 243-251. DOI:10.3233/HSM-2010-0730

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2010). The value of collaborative e-learning: Compulsory versus optional online forum assignments. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 6, 335-343.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2010). Time management: Procrastination tendency in individual and collaborative tasks. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, 5, 115-125.

Naor-Elaiza, O., & Geri, N. (2009). Not as easy as e-mail: Tutors' perspective of an online assignment submission system. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 5, 345-358.

Geri, N., & Ahituv, N. (2008). A Theory of Constraints approach to interorganizational systems implementation. Information Systems and e-Business Management, 6(4),341-360. DOI 10.1007/s10257-007-0075-8 

Rosolio, I., Ronen, B., & Geri, N. (2008). Value enhancement in a dynamic environment - a constraint management expert system for the oil refinery industry. International Journal of Production Research, 46(16),4349-4367.DOI: 10.1080/00207540701199685

Geri, N., & Naor-Elaiza, O. (2008). Beyond adoption: Barriers to an online assignment submission system continued use. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 4, 225-241.

Geri, N., Neumann, S., Schocken, R., & Tobin, Y. (2008). An attention economy perspective on the effectiveness of incomplete information. Informing Science Journal, 11, 1-15.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2007). Does the medium affect the message? The influence of text representation format on critical thinking. Human Systems Management, 26(4), 269-279.

Gefen, D., Geri, N., & Paravastu, N. (2007). Vive la Différence: The cross-culture differences within us. International Journal of e-Collaboration, 3(3), 1-16. DOI: 10.4018/jec.2007070101
Selected by the Editorial Review Board of IJeC as the Best Article of the Journal for 2007.

Geri, N., & Gefen, D. (2007). Is there a value paradox of e-learning in MBA programs? Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 4, 163-174.

Gefen, D., Geri, N., & Paravastu, N. (2007). Are cross-gender conversations in threaded discussions reminiscent of communicating across cultural boundaries? International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 3(2), 62-73.

Geri, N., & Ronen, B. (2005). Relevance lost: The rise and fall of activity-based costing. Human Systems Management, 24(2), 133-144.

Gefen, D., Geri, N., & Paravastu, N. (2008). The gender communication gap in online threaded discussions. In L. A. Tomei (Ed.), Information communication technologies for enhanced education and learning: Advanced applications and developments, Advances in information and communication technology education series, Volume 3 (pp. 15-28). Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing.

Gefen, D., Geri, N., & Paravastu, N. (2008). Vive la différence: Communicating across cultural boundaries in cross-gender online collaborative discussions. In N. Kock (Ed.), Virtual team leadership and collaborative engineering advancements: Contemporary issues and implications, Advances in e-collaboration series: Volume 3 (pp. 1-12). Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing.

Ronen, B., Lieber, Z., & Geri, N. (2007). Value focused management (VFM): Capitalizing on the potential of managerial value drivers.  In Y. Shi, D. L. Olson& A. Stam (Eds.), Advances in multiple criteria decision making and human systems management: Knowledge and wisdom (pp.149-175). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Blau, I., Caspi, A., Geri, N., Kalman, Y., & Silber-Varod, V. (Eds.). (2016). Proceedings of the 11th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 474 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Blau, I., Caspi, A., Geri, N., Kalman, Y., & Silber-Varod, V. (Eds.). (2015). Proceedings of the 10th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 373 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Geri, N., Kalman, Y., Silber-Varod, V. & Yair, Y. (Eds.). (2014). Proceedings of the 9th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 455 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., Yair, Y., & Kalman, Y. (Eds.). (2013). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 8th Chais Conference for Innovation in Learning Technologies Research, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 454 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., Yair, Y., & Kalman, Y. (Eds.). (2012). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 7th Chais Conference for Innovation in Learning Technologies Research, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 441 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., & Yair, Y. (Eds.). (2011). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 6th Chais conference on instructional technologies research, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 393 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Geri, N., & Kalman, Y. M. (Eds.). (2011). Proceedings of the 5th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference, June 29, 2011, The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, 87 pp.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., & Yair, Y. (Eds.). (2010). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 5th Chais conference on instructional technologies research, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 381 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., & Yair, Y. (Eds.). (2009). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 4th Chais conference on instructional technologies research, Raanana, Israel: Open University Press, 421 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., & Geri, N. (Eds.). (2008). Learning in the technological era, Proceedings of the 3rd Chais conference on instructional technologies research, Raanana, Israel: Open University, 396 pp. (partly Hebrew).

Silber-Varod, V., Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2016). Analyzing the Discourse of the Articles of Chais Conferences for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies via a Data-Driven Approach. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, I. Blau,A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. & Silber-Varod (eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, (pp. H101-H112),  February 16-17, 2016, Raanana, The Open University of Israel (in Hebrew).

Winer, A., Zaks B., & Geri, N. (2015). An academic content journey: The effect of presentation on procrastination and retention (research-in-progress). Proceedings of the 9th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference on Information Systems (pp. 86-88). June 29, 2015, Ono Academic Center, Israel. 

Geri, N., & Winer, A. (2015). Patterns of online video lectures use and impact on student achievement. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, I. Blau,A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. & Silber-Varod (eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Chais Conference for Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, (pp. E9-E15),  February 10-11, 2015, Raanana, The Open University of Israel. 

Geri, N., Gafni, R., & Winer, A. (2014). Emerging patterns of online video lectures and handheld mobile devices use for exam preparation. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. Silber-Varod, & Y. Yair (eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the technological era, (pp. 52-59), February 11-12, 2014, Raanana, The Open University of Israel. 

Silber-Varod, V., & Geri, N. (2014). Error diagnosis and classification of errors in two Hebrew state-of-the-art speech recognition systems. 2014 Speech Processing Conference, Afeka Academic College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 7-8, 2014.

Soper, D. S., Turel, O., & Geri, N. (2014). The intellectual core of the IS field: A systematic exploration of theories in our top journals. Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), IEEE Conference publications (pp. 4629-4638). Waikoloa, Hawaii, January 6-9, 2014.  

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2013). Generation Y versus generation X: Differences in smartphone adaptation. Proceedings of the 8th Chais Conference on Innovation and Learning Technologies (pp. 18-23), February 19-20, 2013, Raanana, The Open University of Israel

Geri, N., Gadot, R., & Winer, A. (2013). Home and away: Can online video-based learning reduce the distance?. Proceedings of the 8th Chais Conference on Innovation and Learning Technologies (24-29), February 19-20, 2013, Raanana, The Open University of Israel. 

Bar Lev, R., Geri, N., & Raban, D. R. (2013). The contribution of interorganizational systems to inventory management: A financial statement analysis perspective (research-in-progress). Proceedings of the 7th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference on Information Systems (pp. 143-146). July 1, 2013, Ruppin Academic Center. 

Geri, N., Gafni, R., & Winer, A. (2013). Mobile video: Opportunities and challenges for learning (research-in-progress). Proceedings of the 7th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference on Information Systems (pp. 88-90). July 1, 2013, Ruppin Academic Center.

Geri, N. (2012). Emerging Challenges of Online Video for Learning. Proceedings of the 7th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), paper 31, Guimarães, Portugal, September 8-10, 2012. Best Paper Award

Geri, N. (2011). Students' adoption of online video-based distance learning. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, S. Eden, N. Geri, & Y. Yair (eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research (pp. 21-27). February 17, 2011, Raanana, The Open University of Israel. Watch the video lecture (in Hebrew) 

Geri, N., & Gonen, R. (2011). Reducing free exposure in sponsored search auctions. In N. Geri, & Y. M. Kalman (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference on Information Systems (pp. 22-24). Raanana, The Open University of Israel., June 29, 2011.

Geri, N. (2011). Managing the attention constraint. In E. Karahanna, A. Kokkinaki, & A. Stylianou (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Limassol, Cyprus, September 3-5, 2011. 

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2010). The effectiveness of compulsory versus optional online forum assignments. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, S. Eden, N. Geri, & Y. Yair (eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research (pp. 32-37). February 10, 2010, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Geri, N., & Gonen, R. (2010). Managing heterogeneity in search-advertisers' objectives. In A. Sansonetti (ed.), Proceedings of the 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Tel Aviv-Yafo, September 12-14, 2010.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2009). Congruent versus incongruent display: The effect of page layout on critical reading in print and digital formats. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, S. Eden, N. Geri, & Y. Yair (eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research (pp. 73-80). February 18, 2009, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Naor-Elaiza, O., & Geri, N. (2009). Not as easy as e-mail: Tutors' perspective of an online assignment submission system. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, S. Eden, N. Geri, & Y. Yair (eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research (pp. 139-146). February 18, 2009, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Naor-Elaiza, O., Geri, N., & Gelbard, R. (2009). Barriers and catalysts of individual and organizational adoption of information systems. Proceedings of the fourth ILAIS conference (pp. 5-8). May 31, 2009, Beer-sheva, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Naor-Elaiza, O., & Geri, N. (2008). Easy as e-mail? Probing the slow adoption of an online assignment submission system. In Y. Eshet-Alkalai, A. Caspi, & N. Geri (Eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research (pp. 94-101). February 6, 2008, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2008). The effect of display format on critical reading. In E. Maes & S. Ainsworth (Eds.), Exploiting the opportunities: Learning with textual, graphical and multimodal representations - EARLI Special Interest Group - Text and Graphics Conference (pp. 55-58). August 27-29, 2008. Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Geri, N., Mendelson, O., & Gefen, D. (2007). On the centrality of social norms in determining MBA program success. Proceedings of the Americas conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), August 9-12, 2007, Keystone, Colorado, USA.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2007). Print versus digital: Critical reading of information. Proceedings of the New Learning 2.0. EDEN annual conference, June 13-16, 2007, Naples, Italy.

Geri, N., Mendelson, O., & Gefen, D. (2007). How to increase student retention in MBA programs with an online element. In Y. Eshet, A. Caspi & Y. Yair (Eds.), Learning in the technological era: Proceedings of the Chais conference on instructional technologies research, (pp. 59-70). February 20, 2007, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Geri, N. (2007). Print or digital? Critical thinking in reading news in the information era. In Y. Eshet, A. Caspi & Y. Yair (Eds.), Learning in the Technological Era: Proceedings of the Chais Conference On Instructional Technologies Research (pp. 34-42). February 20, 2007, Raanana, The Open University of Israel.

Geri, N. (2006). A Theory of Constraints perspective on interorganizational systems. Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on E-Business (WeB 2006), December 9, 2006, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

 Geri, N. (2010). Review of: Making the numbers count: The accountant as change agent on the world-class team, 2nd edition, by B. H. Maskell, Oxford, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, 2009. International Journal of Production Research, 48(16), 4933 – 4934. DOI: 10.1080/00207540903471601

Geri, N, Blau, I., Caspi, A., Kalman, Y. M., Silber-Varod, V., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2015). A decade of Chais conferences: Introduction to the IJELL special series of Chais conference 2015 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Life Long Learning, 11, 149-157.

Geri, N., Caspi, A., Kalman, Silber-Varod, V., Y. M., Yair, Y., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y., (2014). Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2014 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 10, 123-130.

Geri, N., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Kalman, Y. M., Yair, Y., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y., (2013). Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2013 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 9, 193-199.

Geri, N., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Kalman, Y. M., Yair, Y., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y., (2012). Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2012 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 8, 65-71.

Geri, N., Yair, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y., (2011). Learning and teaching in the technological era: Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2011 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 7, 205-211.
 

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., Tal-Elhasid, E., & Yair, Y. (2010). Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2010 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 6, 239-244.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y., Caspi, A., Eden, S., Geri, N., & Yair, Y. (2009). Introduction to the IJELLO special series of Chais Conference 2009 best papers. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 5, 181-186.

Ronen, B., Lieber, Z., & Geri, N. (2006). Value focused management (VFM): Capitalizing on the potential of managerial value drivers. Henry Crown Institute of Business Research in Israel, Faculty of Management, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Working paper No. 16/2006.

Rosolio, I., Ronen, B. & Geri, N. (2006). Applying the theory of constraints in the oil refinery industry. Proceedings of the European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC), Asset Maximisation Conference 2006 (ERTC Computing and ERTC Reliability), May 8-10, 2006, Vienna, Austria.

Geri, N. & Ronen, B. (2005). From contribution costing to activity-based costing and back: Lessons learned from a global decision-making methodology Implementation. The Joseph Kasierer Institute for Research in Accounting, Faculty of Management, The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, July 2005 (in Hebrew).

Geri, N., & Ronen, B. (1996). Cost management methods and costing as a tool for business decisions: The constraints and contribution method - CCM - for determining product mix. Roeh Haheshbon - The Journal of Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, 45(5), 521-529 (in Hebrew).

Silber-Varod, V., Winer, A., & Geri, N. (2015). Knowledge dam: Making video lectures searchable by using automatic speech and text recognition technologies in under-resourced languages. The 3rd Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2015), June 24-27, 2015, University of Economics at Katowice, Poland.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2015).  Evolving consumption patterns of various information media via handheld mobile devices. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2015), July 2-July 5, 2015, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Bar-Lev, R., Geri, N., & Raban, D. R. (2014). Developing an effectiveness ratio for measuring the contribution of interorganizational systems: A financial statement analysis perspective. The 2nd Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2014), June 25-28, 2014, The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Gafni, R., Geri, N., & Bengov, P. (2014). Investigating the effect of tangible and virtual rewards on knowledge contribution in online communities. The 2nd Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2014), June 25-28, 2014, The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Silber-Varod, V., & Geri, N. (2014). Can automatic speech recognition be satisficing for audio/video search? Keyword-focused analysis of Hebrew automatic and manual transcription. The 2nd Knowledge Management Conference (KM 2014), June 25-28, 2014, The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Geri, N., Gafni, R., & Winer, A. (2014). The u-curve of e-learning: Course website and online video use in blended and distance learning. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2014), June 30-July 4, 2014, The University of Wollongong, Australia. Best Paper Award

Gafni, R., Geri, N., & Aziz, Y. (2013). Daily deals Websites: Mostly but not all about location. The first KM Conference "Knowledge Management: Improving and Sustaining Quality", June 26-28, 2013, Higher Education technical school of Professional Studies, Novi-Sad, Serbia. Best Paper Award.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2013). Adoption patterns of a juridical knowledge base. The first KM Conference "Knowledge Management: Improving and Sustaining Quality", June 26-28, 2013, Higher Education technical school of Professional Studies, Novi-Sad, Serbia.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2013). Do operating systems affect perceptions of smartphone advantages and drawbacks?. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2013), July 3-5, 2013, The University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

Geri, N. (2012). The resonance factor: Probing the impact of video on student retention in distance learning. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2012), June 24-27, 2012, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Best Paper Award.

Geri, N., & Geri, Y. (2011). The information age measurement paradox: Collecting too much data. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2011), June 18-23, 2011, Higher Education Technical School of Professional Studies, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Gafni, R., & Geri, N. (2010). Time management: Procrastination tendency in individual and collaborative tasks. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2010), June 19-24, 2010, the University of Cassino, Cassino, Italy.

Geri, N. (2009). Overcoming the challenge of cooperating with competitors: Critical success factors of interorganizational systems implementation. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2009), June 12-15, 2009, Macon State college, Macon, Georgia, USA.

Geri, N. (2009). A Theory of Constraints perspective on organizational attention. Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) 2009 Workshop, December 15, 2009, a pre-ICIS workshop, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Eshet-Alkalai, Y.,& Geri, N. (2008). Print versus digital: The effect of text format on critical reading of online and offline information. The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) Conference, April 28-30, 2008. Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Geri, N., Neumann, S., Schocken, R., & Tobin, Y. (2008). An attention economy perspective on the effectiveness of incomplete information. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2008), June 22-25, 2008, Joliot-Curie Resort, International Centre of Scientists, St Constantine, Varna, Bulgaria.

Geri, N., & Naor-Elaiza, O. (2008). Beyond adoption: Barriers to an online assignment submission system continued use. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2008), June 22-25, 2008, Joliot-Curie Resort, International Centre of Scientists, St Constantine, Varna, Bulgaria.

Geri, N., & Gefen, D. (2007). Is there a value paradox of e-learning in MBA programs?. Informing Science and IT Education Conference (InSITE 2007), June 22-25, 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Gefen, D., Geri, N., & Paravastu, N. (2006). Vive la différence: The cross-culture differences within us. The 4th Annual Cross Cultural Research in Information Systems Meeting (CCRIS), pre-ICIS 2006, December 10, 2006, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Geri, N. (2005). Cooperating with competitors: The Tel-Aviv stock exchange interorganizational trading system implementation. Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) 2005 Workshop, December 11, 2005, a pre-ICIS workshop, Las-Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Geri, N. & Ahituv, N. (2004). Feasibility aspects of interorganizational information systems for electronic commerce in Israel. International Conference on The Value of Information in Networked Contexts, February 2, 2004, University of Haifa, Israel.

“Implications of Online Video Lectures Availability on Student Achievement: Analysis of Viewing Patterns”. Spring 2017 Research Seminar Series, Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences. Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton, May, 5, 2017.

"Crowdsourcing Business Knowledge Management ". Lecture at a symposium titled "The Managerial Challenge of the 21st Century",in honor of Dr. Yoram Kalman’s new book, "Technology and Innovation Management", The Open University. Raanana, February 27, 2017. 

Implications of Online Video Use in Distance and Blended Learning on Student Retention and Achievement ". Research Seminar, Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies, The Open University. Raanana, April 11, 2016.  

"Free Online Content Services: Ethical Aspects of the Attention Economy". Lecture at a symposium in honor of Professor Aviva Geva on her retirement, "Business Ethics: Crossing Parallels", The Open University. Raanana, December 24, 2012.

"Attention Economy: The Challenges of the Information Overload Era". Faculty seminar, The Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University. May 24, 2010.

“Network Economy: The Winner Takes it All?". Invited lecture for a symposium of the Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technology in Education, The Open University. Raanana, June 13, 2010.

“The Attention Economy: The Struggle for Attention and the Wide Bandwidth Paradox”. Invited lecture for a joint symposium of the Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technology in Education and the Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel. Raanana, January 12, 2006.

“A Value Focused Management Methodology for Value Creation”. The Eilat Conference of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, Eilat, Israel. June 7, 2006.

“Critical Success Factors of Interorganizational Information Systems”. Research seminar, The Netvision Institute for Internet Studies, Tel-Aviv University. March 9, 2005.

“Feasibility Aspects of Interorganizational Information Systems”. Department seminar, Department of Information Systems Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. April 6, 2005.

“Issues in Information Economics”. Invited lecture, Multi-Yeda 2003, The 21 Annual Conference of Librarians and Information Managers, Tel-Aviv, Israel. February 3, 2003.

“Feasibility Aspects and Critical Success Factors of Interorganizational Information Systems for Electronic Commerce in Israel”. Department seminar, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. June 16, 2003.

“Feasibility Aspects and Critical Success Factors of Interorganizational Information Systems for Electronic Commerce – Research in Progress”. Faculty Colloquium, The Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University. January 1, 2001.

2015 Advanced seminar for research (the MBA program), course development (with O. Tenne-Gazit, and V. Wasserman). Head of Development Team.

2013-2015 Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications (the MBA program). Course rewrite (formerly: "Advertising: Theory and Practice"). Study guide academic supervisor and course update coordinator.

2013-2015 Strategic Management of Information Systems (the MBA program). Course rewrite (formerly: "Information Systems Policy"). Study guide author (with R. Schocken) and course update coordinator. 

2007-2013 Cost and Managerial Accounting, Study unit and study guide author (with A. Filin); Course development coordinator.

2009-2012  Accounting Information Systems, academic supervisor and course update coordinator.

2011 Marketing (the MBA program). Study guide academic supervisor.

2011 Marketing Management. Study guide academic supervisor.

2004-2008 Advanced Managerial Accounting for Accounting Students, Study guide author; Course development coordinator.

2004-2006 Corporate Value Creation (Elective course for MBA students), Study guide author; Course development coordinator.

2003-2005 Economics of Information Goods, Author of 4 study units and a study guide.
 Unit 9 – Transaction Cost Economics.
 Unit 10 – Consumption Characteristics of Information Goods (Willingness to pay, experience economy, attention economy).
 Unit 11 – Innovative Approaches for Cost/Benefit Analysis of Information Systems.
 Unit 12 – Value Creation through Information Systems and Information Goods.
 The study units were published in a book: Selected Topics in Economics of Information Goods, The Open University, Raanana, 2006. 

2004 Strategic Information Systems, Study guide author; Course upgrade coordinator 

2003 Guide to Writing Seminar Papers for Management and Economics Students, Author

2002 Information Systems Policy, Study guide author

My research interests focus on various aspects of the value of information and knowledge, as well as adoption, implementation, and continued use of information systems, including:

Value creation
Theory of Constraints; Management accounting; Performance measurement
 
Management of information systems
Strategic information systems; E-business
 
Economics of information goods
Information systems economics; Attention economy
 
Knowledge management
Search; Temporal patterns; Sociolinguistics; Culturomics
 
The value of e-learning systems
Managerial aspects of e-learning systems adoption, integration, and use; Innovative learning technologies; retention and perseverance
 
2016-2017
Research grant from the Research Authority, The Open University: Motivational Factors Influencing Mental Models Change in Training Settings (with Dr. Orly Tenne-Gazit); NIS 20,000 ($5,000)
2014-2016
Research grant from the Research Authority, The Open University: A decade of learning technologies research: Trends and tendencies in Chais conferences discourse" (with Dr. Vered Silber-Varod and Prof. Yoram Eshet); NIS 37,000 ($10,500).
2013-2014
Research grant from the Research Authority, The Open University: Evaluation of Hebrew Automatic Speech Recognition (with Dr. Vered Silber-Varod); NIS 32,000 ($9,200).
2013-2014
Research grant from of the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo: Emerging Patterns of Information Consumption in Various Formats Through Mobile Devices (with Dr. Ruti Gafni); NIS 18,000 ($5,200).
2012-2014
2005
Research grant from the Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technology in Education, The Open University of Israel, for "The Effectiveness of Relationship Management Techniques as Tools for Enhancing Student Retention in Distance Learning"

  • 2015- Dynamics of Negotiation
    2012- Financial Statement Analysis
    2012-2014      Business Ethics​
    2011- Marketing Management​
    2005- Managerial Accounting for Students of Accounting​
    2005- Cost and Managerial Accounting​​
    2005-​ Accounting Information Systems​​
    2003-​ Strategic Information Systems​​
    2003-​ Planning, Analysis and Design of Information Systems​
  • 2015- Dynamics of Negotiation
    2012- Financial Statement Analysis
    2012-2013      Business Ethics for MBA Students​
    2011-2013 Marketing
    2006- Managerial Accounting​
    2006- Corporate Value Creation
    2004-​ Economics of Information Goods
    2003-​ Analysis & Design of Information Systems - A Combined Object-Oriented and Functional Approach
    2003-​ Strategic Management of Information Systems" (formerly, Information Systems Policy)
  • 2006- Supervision of seminar papers in the course "Strategic Information Systems,” The Open University of Israel
    2003- Lecturer (adjunct faculty), developed and taught an elective course for graduate students “Information Systems Economics,” The Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University
    1999-2002    Lecturer (adjunct faculty), developed and taught an elective course for graduate students “Information Systems Economics,” The Graduate School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University
    1997-2010    

    Lecturer (adjunct faculty), Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University. The following courses:

    “Information Products Economics” (2004-2010), developed and taught an elective course for graduate students.

    “Introduction to Value Creation” (2008-2009), a mandatory course for graduate students.

    "Principles of Information Systems” for undergraduate students (1997-2002) and graduate students (2001-2007).

    “Internet-Mediated Business” (2006), an elective course for graduate students.

    “Analysis of Industrial Information Systems” (2002), for undergraduate students of Industrial Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering.

  • ​2017-

    Shahar Sean Aviv, Ph.D. Candidate, College of Engineering and Computing, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Yair Levy and Prof. Ling Wang

    2012-2016

    Eliel Melón-Ramos, Ph.D., College of Engineering and Computing, Nova Southeastern University.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Yair Levy andProf. Laurie Dringus
    Dissertation: A Study of the Success of Group Formation in Virtual Teams Using Computer-Mediated Communications

    2012-2015

    Ronen Bar Lev, M.A., Information & Knowledge Management, University of Haifa.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Daphne R. Raban
    Thesis: The contribution of interorganizational systems to inventory management: A financial statement analysis perspective

    2009-2014 

    Ghila Tamir, M.A., Education: Learning Technologies, The Open University of Israel
    Thesis: The impact of search quality on intention to use and continued use of digital libraries

    2006-2009

    Orit Naor-Elaiza, M.B.A., School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University.
    Co-supervision with Prof. Roy Gelbard
    Thesis: The Linkage between the Value of Information and Individual and Organizational Adoption of Information Systems