TAN Swee Lin, Sharon
MSc, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)
Dr. Sharon Tan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems at The National University of Singapore (NUS). She received her Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, and her M.Sc. and B.Sc. Honours degrees in Information Systems from NUS.
Her research interests includes knowledge management and work interruption, and Healthcare Information Technology. Her work has been published in MIS Quarterly, the proceedings of the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and the America's Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS). Her papers have won several awards including the Emerald Management Review Citation of Excellence award (for being one of the top 50 articles out of 15,000 articles published in the top 400 business and management journals in 2008) and the Best Paper (Runners' Up) Award of the 2002 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
Dr. Tan is serving on the editorials board of the Journal of AIS special issue on Healthcare IT, and the Journal of Database Management. She has served or will be serving on the program committees of international conferences such as ICIS and PACIS. She is also a member of the newly formed Alliance for Clinical Excellence (ACE) that promotes collaborative work (amongst industry, academia and governments) for the benefit assessment of Healthcare IT.
- Understanding the mediating mechanisms of knowledge contribution
- Adoption & Use of Clinic Management Systems by General Practitioners
- Use of Healthcare IT in Singapore hospitals
Tan, S.S.L. and Zou, X. "An Empirical Study of the Mediating Mechanisms of Knowledge Contribution", Proceedings of the 8th Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Phoenix, Arizona, 2009. (Best Paper Award).
Fernando, O., Goodman, P.S. and Tan, S.S.L. "Contribution Behaviors in Distributed Environments,"
Zhang, W, Tan, S.S.L. and Tan, B.C.Y. "Effectiveness of Knowledge Acquisition for Newcomers: The relationship between acquisition channels and knowledge types," Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual International Conference on Information Systems (Milwaukee), 2006.
Dabbish, L. and Tan, S.S.L. "Interruption timing, performance and negative affect", Extended Abstracts on ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2004), Chicago, IL, Nov. 6-10.
Tan, S.S. L and Fichman, M. "Adoption of Web-based Transactional Banking: Efficiency-choice and Neo-institutional Perspectives", Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual International Conference on Information Systems, 2002, pp.137-146. (Awarded Runners-up for Best Conference Paper Award).
Tan, S. S. L., Teo, H. H., Tan, B. C. Y. and Wei, K. K. "Developing a Preliminary Framework for Knowledge Management in Organizations," Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Association for Information Systems Americas Conference, 1998, pp. 629-631.
Tan, S. S. L., Teo, H. H., Tan, B. C. Y. and Wei, K. K. "Environmental Scanning on the Internet," Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual International Conference on Information Systems, 1998, pp.76-87.