e-mail:dvance@olivet.edu or david.vance@att.net

Phone: (815) 939-5113


Ph.D Business Administration, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, Dec. 2000

Major: Information Systems. Support Area: Moral Philosophy

MBA, National University, San Diego, CA. Concentration: Human Behavior (Industrial Psychology)

BBA (magna cum laude), National University, San Diego, CA. Concentration: Quantitative Sciences (Management Science).

Teaching Experience (Business experience overlaps prior to 1994. See below):

1999-2006: Professor of Information Systems, Olivet Nazarene University. Decision Support Systems, MIS Administration, MIS Concepts, and Systems Analysis.

1999-2006: Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Mississippi State University. Decision Support Systems (Graduate and Undergraduate), MIS Administration (Graduate), MIS Concepts (Undergraduate), and Systems Analysis (Undergraduate).

1994-1999: Teaching Assistant, MIS and Management, Department of Management, Southern Illinois University. Microcomputer Applications (Undergraduate), Business Ethics (Undergraduate), Principles of Management (Undergraduate), and Organizational Behavior (Undergraduate).

1988-94: Adjunct Professor, MIS and Management. Orlando Florida

Academic Publications:

Journals and Books:

Fairbanks, S., Vance, D.A., and Chrisman, J.J. NAPECOR's risk management venture. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 97-109.

Fairbanks, S., Vance, D.A., and Chrisman, J.J. NAPECOR's risk management venture: Note to instructors. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 111-115.

ET&P is an “A” rated journal in the Management field. This fictionalized case describes the transitioning of an ad hoc decision support system to formalized system for a major multinational corporation.

Rudraswamy, V. and D.A. Vance Transborder Data Flows: Adoption & Diffusion of Protective Legislation in the Global Electronic Commerce Environment, 2001. Journal of Enterprise Information Management (formerly Journal of Logistics Information Management) 14 (1)

Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and Cases for Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, 4th ed (2000) and 5th ed (2003) South-Western College Publishing ISBN 0-324-00193-7 and 324-11496-6

National Proceedings:

Information Technology Payoffs and Time Lags” (with Cheon-Pyo Lee) in Managing Modern Organizations with Information Technology, Idea Group Publishing, 2005

IT Does Matter (At Least When it is Properly Managed)” (with Schmidt) Proceedings of the 2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems. Best of Track Cash Prize Winner

Syntactic Analysis and Coding: Conversion of a Text Bibliography to On-Line Relational Database (with Ming-Feng Zhuang) Proceedings of the 2004 Information Resources Management Association International Conference

New Product Development: A Comparison of Traditional Creative Methods with Genetic Algorithms in the Ideation Stage” (with Claire Stammerjohan) Proceedings of the Society for Marketing Advances 2001 Conference

"On The Effects Of Exogenous And Endogenous Variables On Information Privacy Concerns: A Preliminary Comparative Study " Proceedings of the 2000 Information Resources Management Association International Conference

"On the Requirements of Knowledge Transfer Using Information Systems: A Schema" (with Jim Eynon) Proceedings of the 1998 AIS Americas Conference

"Putting the Knowledge into Knowledge Management" (with Jim Eynon) Proceedings of the 1998 Information Resources Management Association International Conference

"Information, Knowledge and Wisdom: The Epistemic Hierarchy and Computer-Based Information Systems" Proceedings of the 1997 AIS Americas Conference "Information Systems Success and Herzberg's Two Dimensional Theory of Motivation" Proceedings of the 1997 AIS Americas Conference

"Computer Based Inquiring Systems Based Upon Gadamerian Precepts: A Critique" Proceedings of the 1997 AIS Americas Conference

"Towards a Professional Information Systems Ethic: (Cyberethics)" Proceedings of the 1995 AIS Americas Conference

Information Systems Ethics Curriculum, Pontikes Center for the Management of Information. (95)

Working Papers:

Trust and Personal Privacy in the Context of Mobile Commerce: The Importance of Location” (with Bedford and Shim)

Bridging the Communication Gap Between IS And Other Business Professionals” With Natalie Campbell

Strategic Information Systems in Post-Net Era: A Wise Decision for Alignment in Dynamic IT” with Xin Luo

A Framework for Evaluating the Juxtaposition of Information Assurance and Creativity Management Practices” with Allen Johnson

Blackmail: A Case Study in Business Ethics”

Research and Academic Service Projects:

Information Technology Research Grant Proposal Panel Reviewer, National Science Foundation 2001, 2003

Information Technology Research Grant Proposal Individual Reviewer, National Science Foundation 2003

Founder-Editor: AIS-ISWorld Computer Ethics Web page ( http://cyberethics.cbi.msstate.edu/ )

Mentor: MSU Freshmen Mentoring Program

Associate Editor: Informing Sciences Journal

Reviewer: Information Systems Journal (ISJ)

Reviewer: European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)

Reviewer: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)

Reviewer: Prentice Hall Publishers

Reviewer: McGraw Hill Publishers

Reviewer: Southwest College Publishing Company


"Information Authentication and Security" IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS), June 13-14, 1998 Indiana University, South Bend

"Is Software Piracy Ethical?" 1998 IRMA International Conference

"Managing Ethically in an International Environment" 1995 and 1997 IRMA International Conferences

"Ethical Aspects of America's Information Economy"; Symposium on Ethics and Technology, Nov. 13, 1997, Central Missouri State University

"Pitfalls of Internet Research" Guest Lecturer, Theater Department, SIUC, 1996, 97 98.


Working Group on Ethics: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)

Mississippi State University College of Business Dissertation Committees: Three

Student representative: Doctoral Program Committee. (96-99)

Academic Awards And Achievements:

Mortar Board Professor of Eminence

Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honorary

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Scholar

National University Leadership Scholarship

Pontikes Center for Information Management Research Grant Award 96, 98

Business Experience:

Project Manager, Eagle Technology, Inc.(Logicon), Winter Park, Fl

Provided direction and staff supervision in the development of various technical support projects for the Department of Defense.

Project Manager, Veda Inc., Orlando, Fl. and San Diego, Ca.

Coordinated the efforts staff in developing a wide array of training programs for advanced technology systems for various branches of the U.S. military and federal government. Projects included anti-submarine warfare training, combined arms staff training center, AWACS command and control, combat pilot training.

Founder, Sunhill Research, San Diego, Ca.

Consultant to computer electronics industry in the areas of technical and managerial staffing, adoption / diffusion of technology, and brand management.

Executive Director (President), Brunswick Institute of Technology, Inc., San Diego, Ca.

Managed organizational mission, direction, and allocation of corporate resources of this private, for-profit technical college. Doubled corporate revenue. Achieved national accreditation. Increased enrollments by 50%. Created joint enrollment program. Southern California sole source for Motorola professional engineering seminars. Preferred computer technology training provider for many corporations and Community Based Organizations.

Project Manager, ITT Education and Training Systems, San Diego, Ca

Design and development of a computer technology curriculum. Curriculum was adopted throughout the ITT-ETS system.

Operations Manager, Specialized Systems, Inc., San Diego, Ca.

Reports to President/CEO. Responsible for all production and product support aspects of this $50M corporation. Accomplished a five-fold increase in production throughput. Won competition to become approved supplier of Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf (TDDs) to the regional telephone operating companies nationwide. During my tenure, SSI became one of the twelve fastest rising IPO's in the history of the NYSE. Operations subsequently became Advanced Technology Manufacturing, Inc. and was sold to external investors.

Engineer/Project Manager, Wavetek Data Communications, San Diego, Ca.

Responsible for multiple product design and development projects. Projects included the first non-magnetic (optical) and the first non-mechanical non-synthesized commercial voice products in this industry and the first DTMF (Touch Tone ©) device approved for use in Europe. Data Communications division was sold to Polyphonics Corporation and relocated to Chicago.

Personal Honors and Affiliations:

Who's Who in America (1998 - Present)

Who's Who in Finance and Business (1992 - Present)

Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

American Mensa, Ltd.


Service Activities and Civic Boards:

IT Consultant: Personal and Student-project oriented projects to many local businesses.

Board Member: Cecil D. Williamson Evangelism Ministry

Church Committees: Spiritual Formation, Evangelism, Education

Past Precinct Committeeman and Convention Delegate, Orange County, Florida


Hobbies And Extracurriculars:

Private pilot

Angel Flight Volunteer

United State Tennis Association