Professor Brian Corbitt

Position

Emeritus Professor

School /
Work Unit

College of Business Office

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 5802

brian.corbitt@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 80
Level: 10
Room: 51

City campus

College/Portfolio

College of Business

Professor Brian Corbitt

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Dip Ed (Melb) MEdStuds PhD (Monash) FACS CP

Key Activities

Professor Mentor, College of Business.

Research overview

Professor Brian Corbitt PhD FACS CP is currently Professor of Information Systems and Professor Mentor in the College of Business at at RMIT University. He has previously been Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor Business Research, (RMIT), Pro Vice Chancellor (Online Services at Deakin University, Adjunct Professor of IT at KMIT (NB), Professor of Management Science at Shinawatra University in Thailand, , JADE Professor of eCommerce at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. and prior was on staff at both Monash University and the University of Melbourne, where he was also Head of International House.

Visiting Professor Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, USA.

Professor Corbitt specialise in Information Systems modelling, business policy and IT, ebusiness, eGovernment and spcatial information systems.

He has published 10 books on eBusiness, eCommerce and eGovernment,. He has also published over 200 refereed scholarly papers, and also numerous government reports to the Governments of Thailand and New Zealand, and many invited papers as a keynote speaker on IT policy in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia. He is a Senior Editor of Information and Management .

Professor Corbitt has over $500,00 in research grants and has completed over 60 HDR students to complete their PhDs.

Awarded Vice Chancellors Award for Outstanding Teaching ( Deakin University) 2004

Awarded Vice Chancellor Research Supervision Excellence Award RMIT, (2012)

Industry experience

Fellow of the Australian Computer Society

Certified IT Practitioner.

Member of the IEEE and the AIS

Strategy Consultant to the State Library of Victoria

Consultant to the Governments of New Zealand, Thailand and Malaysia.

Consultant to the Apple and Pear Board, NZ, State Library of Victoria, Exego Group (Australia), Department of Health (Vic), Colonial Insurance

Publications

2013

Reports

Chhetri, P, Cocoran, J, Gekara, V, Corbitt, B, Wickramasinghe, N, Jayatilleke, G, Basic, F, Scott, H, Manzoni, A, Maddox, C 2013 Functional resilience of port environs in a changing climate – assets and operations, Enhancing the resilience of seaports to a changing climate report series, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast.

Journal Articles

Qasim Al-Mamari, Brian Corbitt, Victor Oyaro Gekara, (2013) "E-government adoption in Oman: motivating factors from a government perspective", Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, Vol. 7 Iss: 2, pp.199 - 224

Conference Papers

Huan Vo-Tran, Brian Corbitt, Sittimont Kanjanabootra, Peter Macauley, Information Sharing Problems and Construction Efficiency, ICIME Conference, Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam, May.

2012

Journal Articles

Brdesee, H, Corbitt, B, and Pittayachawan, S, "Lessons to Be Learnt: Cultural Means Impeding e- Commerce Adoption in a Saudi Industry," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 488-492, 2012.

Chhetri, P. Corbitt, B. Lau, K. Cheong, F. and Kam, B. 2012, 'Spatial strategies for service delivery management for an auto-parts retail network', in Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, vol. 40, pp. 571-575 ISSN: 1877-0428

Conference Papers

Akter, N Chhetri, P and Corbitt, B (2012) The ‘White Space’ of 3PL Research: Importance of Understanding the Intention to Use , 7th Asian Business Research Conference Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 - 22 December, 2012.

Chhetri, P Corcoran, J, Gekara, V, Maddox, C, Jayatilleke, G and Corbitt. B ,(2012) Seaport Resilience to Climate Change: Mapping Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise, 34thAnnual Conference of the Institute of Indian Geographers (IIG) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 13-15 December, 2012

Alojail, M, Rouse, A, and Corbitt, B (2012) The impact of ITIL recommended practices on the IT outsourcing relationship, Australian Conference on Information Systems, Deakin, Geelong, Dec 3-5, 2012

Kanjanabootra, S, Corbitt, B and Nicholls, M. (2102) Analysing business processes to manage and resolve strategic issues ina manufacturing business, Australian Conference on Information Systems, Deakin, Geelong, Dec 3-5, 2012

Duan, X, Deng, H and Corbitt, B (2102) What drives the adoption of electronic markets in Australian SMEs? – An empirical study, Australian Conference on Information Systems, Deakin, Geelong, Dec 3-5, 2012

2011

Journal Articles

Cerotti, P., Corbitt, B, Richardson, J. (2011), “Global Business Capabilities and the Global Workforce”, International Journal of Learning, CGPublisher, cgpublisher@cgpublisher.com

Z. Pita, F. Cheong and B.Corbitt (2011) “Model of Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP): An Empirical Evaluation using Analytical Network Process”, International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJES) (Forthcoming September)

Z. Pita, F. Cheong and B.Corbitt (2011) “Maturity Model of Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP): a Comprehensive Conceptualization”, International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJES) (Forthcoming September)

Conference Papers

Brdesee, H, Corbitt, B, Pittayachawan, S (2011), Technology for Business: Supporting Industries as a Main Driving Force for E-commerce Adoption in Saudi Arabia, Paper presented and published in ICE-B - International Conference on e-Business's Proceedings, PP.175-180, Seville, Spain July 18-21. 2011

Kanjanabootra, Nicholls, M and Corbitt, B.(2011): Capture, analyse and decide: using knowledge management as a strategic tool in refrigeration product design, Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems, Helsinki, June 9 - 11, 2011

Kanjanabootra, Nicholls, M and Corbitt, B.(2011) The Strategic Value of Targetted Knowledge Management – a Case Study of an Australian Refrigeration Company, Proceedings of the BAI Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, July 4 – 6, 2011

Duan, Xiaoxia; Deng, Hepu; and Corbitt, Brian, (2011). "Determining the Efficiency-Oriented Critical Drivers for E-Market using Data Envelopment Analysis" Proceedings of the Pacific Australasian Conference on Information Systems, PACIS, Brisbane, 2011

Chhetri, P., Corbitt, B., Lau, K. H., Cheong, F., Kam, B. “Measuring Spatial Organisation of an Auto-Parts Retail Network” Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL2011), July 10-13, Berlin, Germany

Lau, K. H., Chhetri, P., Kam, B., Corbitt, B., Cheong, F. “Measuring Retail Network Efficiency through Data Envelopment Analysis”, Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL2011), July 10-13, Berlin, Germany

2010

Journal Articles

Bhavani Sridharan, Hepu Deng, & Brian Corbitt, (2010), ‘Critical Success Factors in E-learning Ecosystems; A Qualitative Study’, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, ISSN 1328-7265, Vol. 12, No 2, pp 263-288.

Pita, Z., Cheong, F., Corbitt, B., (2010), ‘Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP): An Empirical Evaluation of Adoption of Formal Approaches to SISP in Australian Organizations’, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, ISSN 1947-8569, Vol. 1, No 2, 28-61., IGI Global, USA

Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., (2010), ‘From childhood poverty to catfish - a conceptual participatory modelling framework for strategic decision making’, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, ISSN 1947-8569, Vol 1, No 3, pp14-32.

Richardson, J. and Corbitt, B. (2010), 'Using Trigger That Instant Messaging to Improve Stakeholder Communications', in Journal of Cases on Information Technology, IGI Global, Pennsylvania, USA, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1-17 ISSN: 1548-7717

Conference Papers

Xiaoxia Duan, Hepu Deng and Brian Corbitt, ‘An Empirical Investigation of the Critical Determinants for the Adoption of E-Market in Australian Small-and-Medium Sized Enterprises’, Proceedings of21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Dec 1-3, 2010

Sittimont Kanjanabootra and Brian Corbitt, ‘Addressing knowledge capture issues for business continuity’, Proceedings of QUAL IT Conference on Traditions and Innovations of Qualitative Approaches in ICT Research’, (QUALIT 2010) Brisbane, Nov 29-30, 2010

Teoh,S.Y., Shun Cai, Corbitt, B., ‘A Case Study of Healthcare Information Technology Implementation: Agile-Innovative Capability Development Process’, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, (PACIS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, July 9-12, 2010

Kumsuprom, S., Corbitt, B. Pittayachawan,S., Mingmalairaks, P., ‘Determinants of Successful ICT Risk Management in Thai Organisations’, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, July 9-12, 2010

Teo, L.K.Y., Teh, D., W Corbitt, B., ‘Service Oriented Architecture (SOA): Implications for Australian University Information Systems Curriculum’, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, July 9-12, 2010

Duan, X. Deng, H. Corbitt, B., ‘A Critical Analysis of E-Market Adoption in Australian Small and Medium Sized Enterprises’, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, July 9-12, 2010

Sridharan, B; Deng, H; Kirk, J; Corbitt, B., ‘Structural Equation Modeling for Evaluating the User Perceptions of E-Learning Effectiveness in Higher Education’, European Conference on Information Systems Proceedings 2010, Pretoria, Sth Africa, June 7-9, 2010 ISBN: 978-0-620-47172-5, ECIS2010-0462.R1

Kelly, M. P., Corbitt, B., Richardson, J., Lenarcic, J., ‘The Impact of Context on the Adoption of Health Informatics in Australia’, Proceedings of the 23rd Bled eConference, Bled, Slovenia, June 20-23, 2010

2009

Book Chapter

Rouse, A. and Corbitt, B., (2009) ‘Analysis of a Large-Scale IT Outsourcing Failure: What Lessons Can We Learn?’in IT Outsourcing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes), IGI Publications, USA

Journal Articles

Barton, S., Corbitt, B and Nguyen, L., (2009), ‘Academic social networks affecting the adoption of eLearning in Turkey’, InternationalJournal of e-Learning, ISSN: 1537-2456, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 561-576

Molla, A., Pittayachawan, S., Corbitt, B., Deng, H., (2009), ‘An International Comparison of Green IT Diffusion’, International Journalof E-business Management, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 3-25

Richardson, J. Corbitt, B. and Ling, L. (2009), 'Adhocracy drives evolutionary change in higher education curriculum', in International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Common Ground, Australia, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 99-112 ISSN: 1447-9524

Conference Papers

Chaijenkij, S. and Corbitt, B. (2009), 'Strategic issues in e-government implementation: a case study in Thailand', in Proceedings of the Annual ISOneWorld Emergent Challenges in IS/IT, R. Hackney (ed.), Information Institute Publishing, Washington DC, USApp. 1-13 (Annual ISOneWorld "Emergent Challenges in IS/IT")

Cheong, F. and Corbitt, B., (2009), ‘A Social Network Analysis of the Co-Authorship Network of the Australasian Conference on Information Systems from 1990 TO 2006’, European Conference on Information Systems, Verona, Italy, June 8-10 ECIS2009-0084.R1

Pita, Z., Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., (2009), 'Major issues in SISP: insights into the main reason of SISP failure', Proceedings of17th European Conference on Information Systems, (ECIS 2009) Verona, Italy, 8-10 June

Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., (2009), 'A social network analysis of the co-authorship network of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems from 1993 to 2008', Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2009) Hyderabad, India, 10 -12 July

Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., (2009), 'Participatory Agent-Based Modelling of Childhood Poverty in Vietnam', Proceedings ofMODSIM 2009, Cairns, Australia, 13-17 July

Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., (2009), 'Using Social Network Analysis to Evaluate Participation in Online Discussions in a Virtual Classroom', Proceedings of 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2009, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2-4 December

Deng, H. Molla, A. & Corbitt, B.,(2009), ‘A Fuzzy Logic Based Green Information Technology Readiness Model’, Proceedings ofInternational Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence, November 7-8, Shanghai, China

Sridharan, B. Deng, H. and Corbitt, B. (2009), 'An ontology-driven topic mapping approach to multi-Level management of e-learning resources', in Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Information Systems, S. Newell; E. Whitley; N. Pouloudi; J. Wareham; L. Mathiassen (ed.), University of Verona, Italy pp. 1294-1306 (ECIS 2009)

2008

Book Chapters

Corbitt, B., Holt, D. and Seagrave, S., (2008), ‘Strategic design for Web-based Teaching and Learning: Making Corporate Technology Systems Work for the Learning Organisation’, pp. 266-279 in Esnault, L. (ed) (2008) Web Based Education andPedagogical Technologies, New York: IGI Publications, ISBN 981-1-59904-525-2

Belkin, M., Corbitt, B. and Peszynski K., ‘Integrated Health Information Systems’, in Encyclopaedia of Health Information Systems, ed. N. Wikramasinghe, Ideal Pubs, USA

Journal Article

Pittayachawan, S. Singh, M. and Corbitt, B. 2008, 'A multitheoretical approach for solving trust problems in B2C e-commerce', in International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, Inderscience Publishers, Olney, United Kingdom, vol. 5, no. 3/4, pp. 369-395 ISSN: 1470-9503

Conference Publications

Duan, X. Deng, H. and Corbitt, B. 2008, 'The impacts of government policies on the efficiency of Australian Universities: A multi-period data envelopment analysis', in 2008 Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, L O'Conner (ed.), IEEE, United Statespp. 522-527 (2008 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security)

Duan, X. Deng, H. and Corbitt, B. 2008, 'Evaluating the efficiency of the Australian universities using data envelopment analysis', in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies, V Kreinovich, P Santiprabhob, T Yeophantong (ed.), Assumption University, Thailandpp. 175-181 (Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Technologies)

Duan, X. Deng, H. and Corbitt, B. 2008, 'The efficiency of Australian universities: a multi-period data envelopment analysis', in Proceedings of the 2008 Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, Y. Wang, X. Jian, C. Dang, Y. Shi (ed.), IEEE, Piscataway, USApp. 522-527 (2008 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS'08)

Kumsuprom, S. Corbitt, B. and Pittayachawan, S. 2008, 'ICT risk management in organizations: case studies in Thai business', in Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2008, A. Mills, S. Huff (ed.), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand pp. 513-522 (Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) 2008)

Molla, A. Corbitt, B. and Deng, H. 2008, 'GITAM: a model for the acceptance of green IT', in Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, A. Mills, S. Huff (ed.), University of Canterbury, New Zealandpp. 658-668 (19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems)

Molla, A. Deng, H. and Corbitt, B. 2008, 'Internationalising information systems curriculum: A case study', in Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (ACMIS 2008), I. Benbasat, A. Montazemi (ed.), Omnipress, Canadapp. 1-10 (The 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems: Learning from the past and charting the future of the discipline)

Molla, A., Cooper, V., Corbitt, B., Deng, H., Peszynski, K., Pittayachawan S., Teoh, S. Y., ‘E-readiness to G-readiness: Developing a Green Information Technology Readiness Framework’, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on InformationSystems, Christchurch, New Zealand

Pita, Z, Cheong, F. and Corbitt, B., ‘Analytical thing approach: An application in assessment and measurement of strategic information systems planning’, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand

Pita, Z., Cheong, F. & Corbitt, B., ‘Approaches and methodologies for strategic information systems planning: an empirical study in Australia’, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand

Rouse, A and Corbitt, B., ‘There’s SEM and SEM – A critique of PLS in Information Systems’, Proceedings of the 19thAustralasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand

Sridharan, B., Deng, H. and Corbitt, B., ‘Evaluating intertwined critical success factors for sustaining e-learning’, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand