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Bio: 
Manlu Liu is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and Accounting and the Director of MS in Business Analytics at the Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Dr. Liu received her Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems from Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. She obtained an MBA degree major in Accounting and Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. She had six years of working experience as a senior consultant and venture capital analyst. She also had financial analyst working experience at the investment banking.

Prior to join Rochester Institute of Technology, Dr. Liu was an Associate Professor at the School of Management at Zhejiang University in China. Her research interests include community-based open source (community source), accounting and financial analytics, open innovation in health IT, and electronic commerce. She started to examine community source phenomenon in 2005. She is one of the researchers who introduced this phenomenon to MIS academic field and developed research models for community source evolution and sustainability. Dr. Liu is passionate about how business analytics applies to accounting and finance. She co-initiated the Advanced Certificate of Accounting and Financial Analytics. She designed and developed the graduate level Accounting Analytics course. Her most recent research efforts are in the area of blockchain and auditing. Her research has been published in leading academic journals, including European Accounting Review, Information Systems Journal, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Global Information Management, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Systems and Software, Electronic Commerce Research etc. She served as a Guest Co-Editor for Journal of Electronic Commerce Research in 2012-2013. She serves as the member of the Editorial Review Board for the following journals: Electronic Commerce Research,Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Electronic Government: An International Journal, and International Journal of Electronic Finance. She has been serving as a track chair, program committee member for prestigious international conferences including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), the Southwest Decision Science Institute Conference (SWDSI) etc.
Education: 
  • M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from The Hong Kong University of Science &&, --N/A--
  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from University of Arizona, --N/A--
Memberships: 
  • Association of Information Systems
  • American Accounting Association
Certifications: 
  • Case Teaching Training Certificate, Harvard Business School
Awards: 
  • Zutes Faculty Fellowship Award - - 2016
  • NSF Connect Grant - - 2016
  • Provost's Learning Innovations Grant - - 2016
  • Grant Writers' Boot Camp Grant - - 2016
  • Zutes Faculty Fellowship Award - - 2015
  • Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching-RIT - - 2014
  • Faculty Education and Development (FEAD) Grant -RIT - - 2014
  • Final List of Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching-RIT - - 2014
  • Provost's Innovative Teaching with Technology Award - RIT - - 2014
  • Faculty Scolarship Grant-RIT - - 2013
  • Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching-RIT - - 2013
  • Faculty Education and Development (FEAD) Grant-RIT - - 2013
  • Faculty Scolarship Grant-RIT - - 2012
  • Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching-RIT - - 2012
  • Faculty Education and Development (FEAD) Grant-RIT - - 2011
  • Faculty Education and Development (FEAD) Grant-RIT - - 2011
  • Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching-RIT - - 2011
  • Faculty Scolarship Grant-RIT - - 2011
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award - International Chinese Information Systems Association - - 2009
  • Case Teaching Training Certificate - Harvard Business School - - 2007
Books: 
  • Liu, M., & Ling, C. (2002). Accounting and Finance under E-Commerce Environment. Zhejiang University Press.
Chapters: 
  • Liu, M. (2001). Internet Enterprises Management - one chapter. Internet Enterprises Management, Higher Education Press (China), 2001 newsletter or source. Higher Education Press.
  • Liu, M., Wu, X., Zhao, L., & Zhu, L. (2011). Outsourcing of Community Source: The Case of Kuali. International Comparisons of Information Communication Technologies: Advancing Applications. IGI Global.
Journals: 
  • Lu, X., Zhang, R., Wu, W., Shang, X., & Liu, M. (2018). The Relationship between Internet Health Information and Patient Compliance based on Trust: An Empirical Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research.
  • Bui, Q., Hansen, S., Liu, M., & Tu, Q. (2018). From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Results: Revisiting the Productivity Paradox in the Case of Health Information Technology. Communications of the ACM.
  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2017). Corporate Risk Disclosure and Audit Fee: A Text Mining Approach. European Accounting Review, 1-12.
  • Liu, M., Hull, C., & Hung, C. (2016). Starting Open Source Collaborative Innovation: The Antecedents of Network Formation in Community Source. Information Systems Journal.
  • Wang, Q., Meng, L., Liu, M., Wang, Q., & Ma, Q. (2015). How do Social-based Cues Influence Consumers' Online Purchase Decisions? An Event-related Potential Approach. Electronic Commerce Research, 16, 1-26.
  • Wang, Q., Yang, S., Liu, M., Cao, Z., & Ma, Q. (2014). An Eye-tracking Study of Website Complexity: from the Perspective of Cognitive Load. Decision Support Systems, 62, 1-10.
  • Liu, M., Hansen, S., & Tu, Q. (2014). Institutions Coming Together � - The Community Source Approach to Software Development and the Case of Kuali. Communications of the ACM, 57 (5), 88-96.
  • Liu, M., Zeng, D., & Zhao, J. (2014). Cooperative Investment Decisions in Community Source Development. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 13, 5-28.
  • Duncan, J., Wei, J., & Liu, M. (2013). Strategic and Tactical Electronic Business Solutions in Pharmacies and Drug Stores. International Journal of Services and Standards, 8 (3), 193-213.
  • Fan, S., Zhao, J., Dou, W., & Liu, M. (2012). A Framework for the Transformation of Conceptual to Logical Workflow Models. Decision Support Systems, 54, 781-794.
  • Liu, M., Wang, H., & Zhao, J. (2012). Technology Flexibility as Enabler of Robust Application Development in Community Source: The Case of Kuali and Sakai. Journal of Systems and Software, 85, 2921-2928.
  • Liu, M., Wu, X., Zhao, J., & Zhu, L. (2010). Outsourcing of Community Source: Identifying Motivations and Benefits. Journal of Global Information Management, 18 (4), 36-52.
  • Liu, M., Fan, S., Dou, W., & Zhao, J. (2009). Transformation Framework of Conceptual to Logical Business Process Models. China Journal of Information Systems, 3 (1).
  • Liu, M., & Wang, D. (2002). How do China private sector enterprises attract international venture capital?. Economy Management (Chinese).
  • Guo, B., & Liu, M. (2002). Private Finance and Small Medium Enterprises Development � Empirical Analysis of Wenzhou. Economy Research (Chinese).
Proceedings: 
  • Liu, M., Wu, K., Yang, R., & Yu, Y. (2018). Using Natural Language Processing Approach to Extract Risk Profile from 10-K Filings: Evidence from Audit Opinions on Financial Statement and Internal Control. The 2018 AAA Annual Meeting.
  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2016). Corporate Risk Disclosure and Audit Fee: A Text Mining Approach. AAA Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting.
  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2016). Corporate Risk Disclosure and Audit Fee: A Text Mining Approach. 2016 AAA Annual Meeting.
  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2016). The Impact of Corporate Risk Disclosures on Audit Pricing Decisions: A Text Mining Approach. CSWIM 2016.
  • Liu, M., Hansen, S., & Tu, Q. (2015). Toward Sustainable Collaborative Software Development: A Case in Higher Education. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Liu, M., Wei, J., Tang, Z., & Tang, J. (2013). The Relationship between Environmental Performance and Firm Performance among SMEs in China. Journal of Business Research Special Issue Conference.
  • Liu, M., Hull, C., & Hung, C. (2013). Antecedents of Community Source Network Formation: The Case of Kuali. 46th Hawaii International Conferences on Systems Sciences.
  • Liu, M., Hansen, S., & Tu, Q. (2012). Organizational Control in Community Source Projects. SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services.
  • Zhu, L., & Liu, M. (2012). A Regional Investigation of Institutional Environment, ICT Development, and Firm Performance in China. 6th China Summer Workshop in Information Management.
  • Liu, M., & Tu, Q. (2011). Community-based open source: The Phenomenon and Research Opportunities. International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Liu, M., & Tu, Q. (2011). Business Values of Community Source: The Construct and a Research Framework. International Conference on Information Systems.
  • Fan, S., Liu, M., & Zhao, J. (2008). Transformation of Conceptual to Logical Business Process Models. Proceedings of the 2008 China Summer Workshop on Information Management.
  • Liu, M., Wheeler, B., & Zhao, J. (2008). On Assessment of Project Success in Community Source Development. Proceeding of the 2008 Information Conference on Information Systems.
  • Liu, M., & Zhao, J. (2008). On Outsourcing and Offshoring in Community Source: The Case of Kuali. IEEE Symposium on Advanced Management of Information for Globalized Enterprises.
  • Liu, M., Zeng, D., & Zhao, J. (2008). A Cooperative Analysis Framework for Investment Decisions in Community Source Partnerships. Proceedings of the 2008 Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Liu, M., Wang, H., & Zhao, J. (2007). Achieving Flexibility via Service-centric Community Source: the Case of Kuali. Proceedings of the 2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Liu, M., & Zhao, J. (2007). Real Options Analysis of the Community Source Approach: Why Should Institutions Pay for Open Source?. Proceedings of the First China Summer Workshop on Information Management.
  • Lu, X., & Liu, M. (2003). Impact Analysis of WTO on Zhejiang Province High Technology Product Export. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Management and Technology.
  • Liu, M., & Lu, X. (2003). Competitive Ability Analysis of Zhejiang High Technology Product Export. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Management and Technology.
  • Liu, M., & Lu, X. (2000). Health Care Quality Management In China Hospitals. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology.
  • Lu, X., & Liu, M. (2000). Adapting the SERVQUAL Scale to China Hospitals Services. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology.
Research Grants: 
  • 2016: Bui, Q., HIT Adoption and Use in the Greater Rochester Area.
Working Paper: 
  • 2017: Liu, M., Hansen, S., & Tu, Q., Keeping the Family Together: Sustainability and Modularity in Community Source Development.
  • 2017: Liu, M., Hansen, S., & Tu, Q., Openness in Community: Balancing Exploration & Exploitation in Collaborative Software Development.

Manlu Liu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Management Information Systems
Finance & Accounting
MIS, Marketing & Digital Business
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