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Dr. Viet Dao

Chair, Accounting / Information Systems and Analytics Department
Professor in Information Systems and Analytics
Viet Dao 
Office: Grove Hall 330
Phone: 717-477-1415
Office Hours 

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 

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



Carbo, J., Dao, V., Langella, I., Hargrove, M., Haase, S. (2017) “Social Sustainability for Business”, Taylor & Francis, New York.

Refereed Book Chapter

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.

Journal Publication 

Dao, V. , Abraham, T. (2021) "An Empirical Examination of the Use of IS-enabled Sustainability Initiatives Across the Integrated Sustainability Framework." Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 13(3), 57-85.

Dao, V., Abraham, T. (2019) “A Longitudinal Exploratory Investigation of Innovation Systems and Sustainability Maturity Using Case Studies in Three Industries.” Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 32(4), 668-687.

Dao, V. (2019). “The battle for survival: Innovating firms' strategic signaling behaviors and their impacts on business success during the shakeout period after the standards war.” The Journal of High Technology Management Research, 30(1), 70-81.

Dao, V., Zmud, B. (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 article among all articles published by the journal 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.

Conference Proceedings 

Dao, V., Abraham, T. (2018). “An Exploratory Empirical Examination of the Integrated Sustainability Framework via Case Study.” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New Orleans, LA, August 16th-18th

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.
      - Best paper of Green IS and Sustainability track. 

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

Dao, V., Shaft, T., Zmud, R. (2007) “An Examination of Lag Effects in Relationships between Information Technology Investment and Firm Performance”, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Montreal, Canada, December 9th -12th.  

Dao, V. (2007) “Will Your Acquisitions Increase Your IT Budget? The Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy on Firms’ Information Technology Strategy”, AMCIS, Keystone, Colorado, August 9th-12th.

Dao, V., Chidambaram, L., de Vreede, G. J. (2006) “The Invisible Pilot in Virtual Teams: An Investigation of the Impact of Facilitation on Virtual Teams”, AMCIS, Acapulco, August 4th-6th

Dao, V., Zmud, R. (2006) “How You Communicate Will Influence Your Success: The Impact of Innovating Firms’ Strategic Market Signaling Behavior on Innovation Market Success”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AoM), Atlanta, August 11th-16th

Dao, V. (2004) “Strategic Corporate Market Signaling Behavior in Different Technological Innovation Phases”, AMCIS, New York City, August 6th-8th.


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: 

Department Performance Assessment Committee (Co-chair)
College of Business Assurance of Learning Committee (Co-chair)
Emerging Technologies Subcommittee (Co-chair)
SAP ERP University Alliance (Faculty co-ordinator)
University Technology & Library Services Council
CFEST Grants Administration Committee
APSCUF Representative Council