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Ye, Shun

Academic Unit:Information Systems and Operations Management
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-1844
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 138
Office Hours:Monday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00 PM & By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Strategic Impacts of Emerging Technologies
  • Electronic Market Design
  • Online Consumer Behavior
  • Social Networks
Education:
  • PhD - Management Information Systems, University of Maryland, College Park
  • MS - Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China
  • BS - Information Systems/Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China
Profile:

Shun Ye is an assistant professor in the Information Systems and Operations Management area at George Mason University's School of Business. He earned his doctoral degree in management information systems from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Ye was one of the eight students selected worldwide for the 2011 NSFD-Funded WikiSym Symposium. He was also a finalist for the Frank T. Paine Doctoral Award for Academic Achievement at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.

His major research interests include strategic and competitive impacts of emerging technologies, electronic market design, online consumer behavior, and social networks. Ye has presented his research in major IS conferences, including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), the Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), and the INFORMS annual meeting.

Ye has previously worked as a software developer in China. He has taught at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and the University of Science and Technology of China.

He is a member of the Association of Information Systems (AIS), and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Research and Awards:

Presented the paper titled, “Breadth of Experience of Software Developers in Innovation Contests” (with colleagues Anant Mishra & Nirup Menon) at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2016. 

Presented the paper titled, “Experience Breadth and Problem-Solving in Crowdsourcing Contests: An Empirical Investigation” (with colleagues Anant Mishra & Nirup Menon) at the Mason Entrepreneurship Research Conference in Fairfax, Virginia in 2016. 

Presented the paper titled, “What Affects Software Development Project Performance in the Crowdsourcing Context?” at the Production and Operations Management Annual Conference in Washington, DC in 2015 (with coauthor Nirup Menon).

Presented the paper titled, “An Empirical Analysis of Multi-Phased System Development in Crowdsourcing” at the Workshop on eBusiness in Auckland, New Zealand (with coauthor Nirup Menon).

Presented the paper titled, “Crowdsourcing System Development in Phased Contests” at the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics in Auckland, New Zealand in 2014 (with Nirup Menon).

Had the presentation titled “An Empirical Analysis of Multi-Phased System Development in Crowdsourcing” published in the proceedings from the Workshop on eBusiness in 2014 (coauthored with Nirup Menon). 

Had the presentation titled, “Transactional vs. Relational Exchanges: An Empirical Investigation of Online Barter Markets,” published in the proceedings from the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in 2014 (with coauthors Siva Viswanathan and Il-Horn Hann).

Presented the paper titled, “An Empirical Study of Reciprocity and Exchange Relationships in Online Barter Markets,” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2013 (with coauthors Siva Viswanathan and Il-Horn Hann).