Viet Dao
Accounting / Management Information Systems

Viet Dao

Office: Grove Hall 315
Phone: 717-477-1415
Office Hours

Professor in Management Information Systems,
Shippensburg University

Academic Degrees

PhD in Management Information Systems, University of Oklahoma.

MSc in Information Systems, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

BSc in Electrical Engineering, Hanoi University of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Research Areas

IT and Innovation Management
Business Value of IT
IT and Sustainability

Teaching Areas

Management Information Systems
Technology and Innovation Management
Enterprise Systems
Programming & Web development

Recent Publications


Carbo, J., Dao, V., Langella, I., Hargrove, M., Haase, S. (2018) “Social Sustainability for Business”, Routledge, New York.


Carbo, J., Langella, I., Dao, V. (2013) “Creating Socially Responsible and Environmentally Sustainable IT-Enabled Supply Chains”, in Sustainable Value Chain Management: A Research Anthology, Lindgreen, A. et al. (eds), Grower Publishing, 139-152.


Catanio, J., Danesh, A., Dao, V. “Technology Competency and the Millenials”. (2017) American Journal of Information Technology, forthcoming.

Dao, V., Zmud, R. (2015) “The Influence of Technology-Related, Market-Related, and Standards-Related Strategic Signaling During a Standards War”. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 62(3), 300 – 310.

Carbo, J, Langella, I., Dao, V., Hasse, S. (2014) “Breaking the Ties that Bind: From Corporate Sustainability to Socially Sustainable Systems”, Business and Society Review, 19(2), 175-206.

Dao, V., Zmud, R. (2013) “Impacts of Innovating Firms’ Strategic Signals on Market Participants along the Innovation Life Cycle", Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 30 (3), 288-308.

Langella, I., Carbo, J., Dao, V. (2012) “An Examination of the Symbiosis between Corporations and Society with Lessons for Management Education and Practice”, Global Virtue Ethics Review, 6(3), 51-82.

Dao, V., Langella, I., Carbo, J. (2011) “From Green to Sustainability: Information Technology and an Integrated Sustainability Framework”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 20(1), 63-79.

-Most-cited among all articles published in Journal of Strategic Information Systems between 2011 and 2016.

Dao, V. (2010) “Impacts of IT Resources on Business Performance within the Context of Mergers and Acquisitions”, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 19 (3), 75-87.


Abraham, T., Dao, V. (2017) “An Empirical Investigation of Sustainability Innovation Systems and the Stages of Sustainability Maturity.” Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, MA, August 10th-12th.

Dao, V. (2014) “Integrating ERP Simulation Platform, Web Development Tools, Research, and Real World Site Visits into Teaching Information Systems”, 25th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Mar. 24th -28th, Received Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology.

Carbo, J., Langella, I., Dao, V., Hasse, S. (2013) “Breaking the Ties that Bind: From Corporate Sustainability to Socially Sustainable Systems”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AoM), Orlando, FL, August 9th -13th.

Dao, V. (2012) “Impacts of Innovating Firms’ Strategic Signals on Market Participants’ Market Success in the Context of a Standards War”, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Barcelona, Spain, June 10th-13th.

Langella, I., Dao, V., Carbo, J. (2011) “Creating Sustainable and Responsible Supply Chains through Human Resource and Information System Integration”, World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) 9th Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, Oct 26th-28th.

Dao, V., Zmud, R. (2009) “The Battle for Dominance: Innovating Firms' Strategic Market Signaling Behavior and Its Impacts on Business Success in the Context of a Standards War”, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Francisco, CA, August 6th-9th.


Associate Editor: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)

Mini-track Chair: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)

Journal Reviewer: MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Business Research, The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, and Information & Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems.

Conference Reviewer: International Conference on Information Systems, Americas Conference on Information Systems, European Conference on Information Systems, Academy of Management Conference

Selected Committee Service at Shippensburg University:

Co-chair: College of Business Assurance of Learning Committee
Co-chair: Accounting & MIS Department Performance Assessment Committee
Faculty chair: Environmental Steering Committee
Co-chair: Shippensburg University Emerging Technologies Subcommittee
Faculty Coordinator: SAP University Alliances
Member: University Technology Council
Member: University Curriculum Committee
International student mentor