Xihui "Paul" Zhang

Professor, Computer Information Systems

Xihui "Paul" Zhang

Research Interests

Dr. Xihui “Paul” Zhang is Professor of Computer Information Systems in the College of Business at the University of North Alabama (UNA) in Florence, AL. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Earth Sciences from Nanjing University (1993, 1996), Nanjing, China, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Management Information Systems from the University of Memphis (2004, 2009), Memphis, TN. He serves as the coordinator for the Information Systems concentration in the MBA program for the UNA College of Business. He has served on the organizing committee for the International Research Workshop on Advances and Innovations in Software Testing since its inauguration in 2007. He has participated in numerous professional workshops including three SAP University Alliances North America Workshops: the 2011 winter workshop at Sam Houston State University, the 2011 summer workshop at California State University at Chico, and the 2014 summer workshop at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. His research interests include the social and organizational aspects of Information Systems, software development and testing, as well as business intelligence and data warehousing. His work has been published in the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information & Management, Journal of Database Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems Education, and Journal of Information Technology Management, among others. He was presented with the UNA Academic Affairs Outstanding Scholarship/Research Award for 2016-2017. He was also presented with the UNA College of Business Faculty Research Award for 2011-2012. He serves as the Managing Editor of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems. He also serves on the editorial review board for several academic journals, including the Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems Education, and Journal of Information Technology Management. He is a member of ACM, AIS, DSI, and IACIS.

Courses Taught

CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2021
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2021
CIS698 Independent Study/Research Spring 2021
CIS615 Software Engineering Spring 2021
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2020
CIS660 Electronic Commerce Fall 2020
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2020
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2020
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2020
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2020
CIS698 Independent Study/Research Spring 2020
CIS615 Software Engineering Spring 2020
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2019
CIS660 Electronic Commerce Fall 2019
CIS660 Electronic Commerce Fall 2019
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2019
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2019
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2019
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2019
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2019
CIS645 Database Management Systems Spring 2019
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Fall 2018
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2018
CS135 Computer Skills for Prob Solv Fall 2018
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2018
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2018
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2018
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2018
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2018
CIS685 Data Communications Systems Spring 2018
CIS685 Data Communications Systems Spring 2018
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2017
CS135 Computer Skills for Prob Solv Fall 2017
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2017
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2017
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2017
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2017
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2017
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2017
CIS645 Database Management Systems Spring 2017
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Fall 2016
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Fall 2016
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2016
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2016
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2016
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2016
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2016
CIS125 Business Software Applications Spring 2016
CIS315 Adv Obj Oriented Programming Fall 2015
CIS125 Business Software Applications Fall 2015
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2015
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2015
CIS225 Intro Obj Oriented Programming Summer 2015
CIS644 Bus Proc Integration/ERP Sys Spring 2015
CIS225 Intro Obj Oriented Programming Spring 2015
CIS225 Intro Obj Oriented Programming Spring 2015
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2014
CIS225 Intro Obj Oriented Programming Fall 2014
CIS225 Intro Obj Oriented Programming Fall 2014
CIS645 Database Management Systems Spring 2014
CIS225 Intro Programming Using Java Spring 2014
CIS225 Intro Programming Using Java Spring 2014
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2013
CIS636 Information Systems Management Fall 2013
CIS225 Intro Programming Using Java Fall 2013
CIS225 Intro Programming Using Java Fall 2013

Education

PhD The University of Memphis, 2009
MS The University of Memphis, 2004
MS The University of Memphis, 2002
MS Nanjing University, 1996
BS Nanjing University, 1993

Selected Intellectual Contributions

  • Kay, Amy, Hutcherson, Christian, Keene, Calen, Zhang, Xihui, Terwilliger, Mark G How financial institutions address cybersecurity threats: A critical analysis v. 22 i. 1 p. 63-74
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Onita, Colin G., Banks, Michael S., Zhang, Xihui Understanding switching behavior of mobile payment enabled transportation apps: A push-pull-mooring perspective v. 22 i. 1 p. 124-135
  • Hu, Tao, Luo, Xin, Dai, Hua, Zhang, Xihui Developing a value assessment framework of habitual social media use: A grounded theory approach v. 22 i. 2 p. 128-154
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui Impact of Playing Online Games on Gamers’ Negative Emotions During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Zhu, Yuelin, Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui Incorporating Subjective Initiative Module into Security Education, Training, and Awareness Programs
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Totty, Stephanie, Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui, Shi, Yao Global index for test and evaluation data (GIFTED): An implementation approach v. 31 i. 2 p. 22-37
  • Crabtree, John D, Zhang, Xihui, Ray, Daniel A Utilizing peer tutors in introductory programming education: An exploratory investigation
  • Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John D, Terwilliger, Mark G, Redman, Tyler T Assessing students' object-oriented programming skills with Java: The "Department-Employee" project v. 60 i. 3 p. 274-286
  • Zhang, Xihui, Wang, Ming, Banks, Michael S., Zhang, Qiunan, Onita, Colin G. Design and delivery of an online information systems management course for MBA programs v. 19 p. 47-74
  • Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Hu, Tao, Dai, Hua Measuring task conflict and person conflict in software testing v. 29 i. 4 p. 25.1-25.19
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Stafford, Thomas F., Zhang, Xihui, Shi, Yao Use of qualitative research to generate a function for finding the unit cost of software test cases v. 31 i. 2 p. 42-63
  • Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John D., Terwilliger, Mark G., Jenkins, Janet T. Teaching introductory programming from A to Z: Twenty-six tips from the trenches v. 31 i. 2 p. 106-118
  • Miller, Bryon, Zhang, Xihui A multi-layer approach to detecting and preventing IoT-based botnet attacks v. 21 i. 3 p. 168-178
  • Miller, Bryon, Miller, Katelin, Zhang, Xihui, Terwilliger, Mark G. Prevention of phishing attacks: A three-pillared approach v. 21 i. 2 p. 1-8
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhu, Yuelin, Onita, Colin G., Banks, Michael S, Zhang, Xihui Toward a conceptual model for understanding the relationships among MMORPGs, gamers, and add-ons v. 21 i. 2 p. 186-195
  • Kay, Amy, Hutcherson, Christian, Keene, Calen, Zhang, Xihui Best Practices for Financial Institutions to Address Cybersecurity Threats
  • Sevigne, Kaylin, Ray, Daniel A, Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John D Impact and Pedagogical Efficacy of Supplemental Instructors in Introductory Programming Education
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui Switching Behaviors of Transportation Services in Mobile Payment Applications
  • Zhang, Xihui, Gossett, Carol, Simpson, Jill, Davis, Ron Advising students for success in higher education: An all-out effort v. 21 i. 1 p. 53-77
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Muthitacharoen, Achita, Prasarnphanich, Pattarawan I’ve got you under my skin: The past, present, and future use of RFID technology in people and animals v. 30 i. 2 p. 19-29
  • Zhang, Xihui, Wang, Ming, Banks, Michael S., Zhang, Qiunan Design of a Graduate Information Systems Management Course
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui The Relationships among MMORPGs, Gamers, and Add-ons
  • Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John D., Terwilliger, Mark G., Jenkins, Janet T. Tips for Teaching Introductory Programming
  • Shi, Yao, Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui Value Estimation of Software Functional Test Cases
  • Moore, Taylor F., Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John D., Terwilliger, Mark G. Understanding Blockchain Technology and Its Applications: A Critical Analysis
  • Zhang, Xihui, Onita, Colin G., Dhaliwal, Jasbir S. The Impact of Software Testing Governance Choices p. 1656-1677
  • Li, Xiang, Li, Qiuping, Xu, Xianrui, Xu, Dong, Zhang, Xihui A novel approach to developing organized multi-speed evacuation plans v. 22 i. 5 p. 1205-1220
  • Hu, Tao, Stafford, Thomas F., Kettinger, William J., Zhang, Xihui, Dai, Hua Formation and effect of social media usage habit v. 58 i. 4 p. 334-343
  • Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Murad, Ali, Risher, Adam, Simmons, Jordan How to measure IT effectiveness: The CIO's perspective v. 29 i. 4 p. 1-22
  • Mutale, Wilfred, Tomeo, Mel, Scarpino, John J., D'Imperio, Cristina, Zhang, Xihui Implementing Dweck's growth mindset by incorporating industry based tools and techniques in the classroom v. 19 i. 2 p. 13-22
  • Zhang, Xihui, Nickels, David, Poston, Robin, Dhaliwal, Jasbir One world, two realities: Perception differences between software developers and testers v. 58 i. 4 p. 385-394
  • Xu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Claramunt, Christophe, Li, Xiang TripCube: A trip-oriented vehicle trajectory data indexing structure v. 67 i. 1 p. 21-28
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Shi, Yao A Literature Review of Software Test Cases and Future Research
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Shi, Yao Value Estimation of a Software Test Case
  • Redman, Tyler T., Terwilliger, Mark G., Crabtree, John D., Zhang, Xihui Assessing Students’ Object-Oriented Programming Skills with Java: The “Department-Employee” Project
  • Zhao, Naidong, Zhang, Xihui, Banks, Michael S., Xiong, Mingke Bicycle Sharing in China: Past, Present, and Future
  • Wang, Ming, Zhang, Xihui Integrating ERP and BPM to IS core in MBA curriculum: An innovative framework v. 18 i. 3 p. 107-115
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hunkapiller, Tony J. Sources of conflict between software developers and testers: A comparison and an integration of two models v. 18 i. 3 p. 53-61
  • Tao, Zhuo, Zhang, Xihui, Malone, Keith D. Talent capital on economic growth: A tale of a Chinese megalopolis v. 14 i. 2 p. 56-70
  • Tao, Zhuo, Zhang, Xihui, Malone, Keith D Talent capital on economic growth: A tale of a Chinese megalopolis v. 14 i. 2 p. 56-70
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Shi, Yao, Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F. Unit Value of a Test Case: An Update
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Racer, Michael J., Zhang, Xihui, Booth, Ruby E., Dugan, John P. A heuristic method for scheduling requirements implementation in agile software developments projects v. 27 i. 4 p. 169-178
  • Morgan, Charles P., Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Bui, Son N., Lee, Euntae "Ted" ATCG: An automated test case generator v. 27 i. 3 p. 112-120
  • Zhao, Yu, Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John Human-computer interaction and user experience in smart home research: A critical analysis v. 17 i. 3 p. 11-19
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Zhang, Chi Service comprehensiveness: Another piece of the technology acceptance model v. 17 i. 2 p. 76-81
  • Davis, Ronald D, Zhang, Xihui, Simpson, Jill M, Gossett, Carol H Incorporating a Modified Group Advising Approach into a Computer Science Program
  • Zhang, Xihui, Murad, Ali, Risher, Adam, Simmons, Jordan How to Measure IT Effectiveness: The CIO’s Perspective
  • Crabtree, John, Zhang, Xihui Recognizing and managing complexity: Teaching advanced programming concepts and techniques using the Zebra puzzle v. 14 p. 171-189
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Shi, Yao, Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F. Unit Value of a Test Case
  • Zhang, Chi, Zhang, Xihui, Halstead-Nussloch, Richard Validating the Assessment Metrics for Mobile Health Apps: Preliminary Outcomes from a Pilot Study
  • Zhang, Chi, Zhang, Xihui, Halstead-Nussloch, Richard Assessment metrics, challenges and strategies for mobile health apps v. 15 i. 2 p. 59-66
  • Dai, Hua, Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui Continued use of mobile technology mediated services: A value perspective v. 54 i. 2 p. 99-109
  • Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Dhaliwal, Jasbir S., Gillenson, Mark L., Moeller, Gertrude Sources of conflict between developers and testers in software development v. 51 i. 1 p. 13-26
  • Zhang, Xihui, Onita, Colin G., Dhaliwal, Jasbir S. The impact of software testing governance choices v. 26 i. 1 p. 66-85
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Stafford, Thomas F., Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir S., Shi, Yao Unit Cost of a Functional Test Case
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Dai, Hua, Zhang, Ping Value Assessments and Moderating Role of Habit in Usage of Social Networking Services: A Qualitative Study
  • Aiken, Peter, Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Rafner, David Data Management and Data Administration: Assessing 25 Years of Practice p. 289-309
  • Huang, Yingping, Li, Tao, Xiao, Xisheng, Zhang, Xihui, Olagues, John Dynamic employee stock options v. 2 i. 1 p. 1-15
  • Zhang, Xihui, Zhang, Chi, Stafford, Thomas F., Zhang, Ping Teaching introductory programming to IS students: The impact of teaching approaches on learning performance v. 24 i. 2 p. 147-155
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir S., Gillenson, Mark L., Stafford, Thomas F. The impact of conflict judgments between developers and testers in software development v. 24 i. 4 p. 26-50
  • Muthitacharoen, Achita, Zhang, Xihui, Gillenson, Mark L. What matters and what doesn't: Examining the effectiveness of surcharge policies in C2C online auctions v. 24 i. 3 p. 1-12
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui Determining the Unit Cost of Test Cases
  • Zhang, Chi, Purcell, Karen P., Zhang, Xihui Using Fink’s Integrated Course Design Model in Developing a Health IT Course
  • Li, Xiang, Claramunt, Christophe, Zhang, Xihui, Huang, Yingping A fast and deterministic approach to a near optimal solution for the p-median problem v. 3 i. 3 p. 1-14
  • Huang, Yingping, Zhang, Xihui, Alexander, Paulette S. A heuristic algorithm for optimizing business matchmaking scheduling v. 3 i. 4 p. 59-73
  • Li, Xiang, Huang, Bo, Liu, Zhengjun, Zhang, Xihui, Sun, Jing A novel method for planning a staged evacuation v. 25 i. 6 p. 1093-1107
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Dai, Hua, Zhang, Ping An examination of gender differences among college students in their usage perceptions of the Internet v. 17 i. 3 p. 315-330
  • Stafford, Thomas F., Zhang, Xihui, Jackson, Wade M., Al-Khasawneh, Ahmad Global diffusion of information technology education: A comparison with developing economies v. 23 i. 1 p. 46-61
  • Xiao, Xisheng, Huang, Yingping, Zhang, Xihui Optimizing checkpoint for scientific simulations v. 13 i. 12 p. 891-900
  • Moeller, Gertrude, Zhang, Xihui, Richardson, Sandra M. Understanding antecedents of interpersonal conflict in information systems development: A critical analysis v. 23 i. 3 p. 12-43
  • Zhang, Qiunan, Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Zhang, Chi Product and Service Comprehensiveness: Another Piece of the Technology Acceptance Puzzle
  • Zhang, Xihui, Huang, Yingping, Crabtree, John, Li, Xiang A survey of channel allocation algorithms for wireless local loops v. 10 i. 2 p. 231-238
  • Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Onita, Colin G., Poston, Robin, Zhang, Xihui Alignment within the software development unit: Assessing structural and relational dimensions between developers and testers v. 20 i. 4 p. 323-342
  • Zhang, Xihui, Crabtree, John, Huang, Yingping, Hu, Tao Building a dynamic RFID data-driven supply chain management system: Imperatives and guidelines. v. 10 i. 4 p. 703-709
  • Aiken, Peter, Gillenson, Mark L., Zhang, Xihui, Rafner, David Data management and data administration: Assessing 25 years of practice v. 22 i. 3 p. 24-45
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Racer, Michael J., Richardson, Sandra M., Zhang, Xihui Engaging testers early and throughout the software development process: Six models and a simulation study v. 22 i. 1 p. 8-27
  • Dondanville, Christopher, Zhang, Xihui, Lee, Ted E. Mining crime data using an off-the-shelf data mining tool: Experience and lessons learned v. 12 i. 1 p. 77-93
  • Yang, Yang, Onita, Colin, Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir TESTQUAL: Conceptualizing software testing as a service v. 7 i. 2 p. 46-65
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Teng, Wen-Yuan Understanding information technology configuration in business diversification: A political view v. 10 i. 3 p. 470-477
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Vande Brake, Katherine, Nickels, David W. Understanding the impact of information technology on strategic management: A power asymmetry view v. 12 i. 1 p. 151-158
  • Zhang, Xihui, Zhang, Chi The More You Teach, the Less They Learn: Effects of Teaching Approaches on Learning Performance
  • Dai, Hua, Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui Continued Use of Mobile Technology Mediated Services: A Service Value Perspective
  • Dai, Hua, Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao Determinants of Consumer’s Continuous Use Intention and Preference of Mobile Technology Mediated Services
  • Yue, Songqing, Xiao, Yang, Zhang, Xihui, Chen, Jiming, Zhang, Jianhui, Sun, Youxian A Survey of Fault Tolerance in Ad-hoc Networks and Sensor Networks p. 109-142
  • Zhang, Xihui Assessing students' structured programming skills with Java: The "blue, berry, and blueberry" assignment v. 9 p. 227-235
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Gillenson, Mark L. Organizing software testing for improved quality and satisfaction v. 21 i. 4 p. 1-12
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Dai, Hua, Li, Xiang Software development methodologies, trends and implications: A testing centric view v. 9 i. 8 p. 1747-1753
  • Zhang, Xihui, Nickels, David W., Stafford, Thomas F. Understanding the organizational impact of radio frequency identification technology: A holistic view v. 2 i. 2 p. 1-17
  • Zhang, Xihui, Onita, Colin, Dhaliwal, Jasbir Governance of Software Testing: Impact of Distinct Testing Unit, Reporting Structure, and One-to-One Matching
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Dai, Hua, Li, Xiang Software Development Methodologies, Trends, and Implications
  • Li, Xiang, Liu, Zhengjun, Lin, Hui, Zhang, Xihui Connectivity-based vehicle trajectory data query (in Chinese) v. 14 i. 7 p. 1245-1250
  • Li, Xiang, Zhang, Xihui, Lin, Hui Deriving network-constrained trajectories from sporadic tracking points collected in location-based services v. 12 i. 2 p. 85-94
  • Li, Xiang, Liu, Zhengjun, Zhang, Xihui Applying Genetic Algorithm and Hilbert Curve to Capacitated Location Allocation of Facilities
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Ping, Zhang, Xihui, Dai, Hua Gender Differences in Internet Use: A Logistic Regression Analysis
  • Yang, Yang, Onita, Colin, Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Zhang, Xihui TESTQUAL: Conceptualizing Software Testing as a Service
  • Jackson, Wade, Poston, Robin, Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Zhang, Xihui A Comparative Analysis of Software Developer-Tester Perceptions: Results of a National Survey
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir An Analysis of the Impact of Testing within Agile and Lifecycle Development Methodologies
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Racer, Michael J., Richardson, Sandra, Zhang, Xihui Developing Simulations of Six Models for Engaging Testers Early and Throughout the Systems Development Process
  • Zhang, Xihui Understanding Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development: Sources and Impact
  • Sun, Yan, Shu, Liangshu, Lu, Xiancai, Liu, Hao, Zhang, Xihui, Kosaka, Kazuo, Lin, Aiming A comparative study of natural and experimental nano-sized grinding grain textures in rocks v. 53 i. 8 p. 1217-1221
  • Wang, Xinyuan, Zhang, Guangsheng, Wu, Li, Zhang, Xihui, Zhang, Enlou, Xiao, Xiayun, Jiang, Qingfeng Environmental changes during early-middle Holocene from the sediment record of the Chaohu Lake, Anhui Province v. 53 i. Supp. I p. 153-160
  • Sun, Yan, Lu, Xiancai, Zhang, Xihui, Liu, Hao, Lin, Aiming Nano-texture of penetrative foliation in metamorphic rocks v. 51 i. 12 p. 1750-1758
  • Sun, Yan, Shu, Liangshu, Lu, Xiancai, Liu, Hao, Zhang, Xihui, Lin, Aiming, Kosaka, Kazuo Recent progress in studies on the nano-sized particle layer in rock shear planes v. 18 i. 4 p. 367-373
  • Li, Xiang, Lin, Hui, Guo, Zhongyang, Zhang, Xihui Reducing vehicle tracking data volume through a network-based approach v. 37 i. 1 p. 95-101
  • Moeller, Gertrude, Zhang, Xihui Understanding Antecedents of Interpersonal Conflict in Information Systems Development: A Critical Analysis
  • Zhang, Xihui Understanding Developer-Tester Dynamics in Software Development: Conflict, Styles, and Impact
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Gillenson, Mark L., Ma, Rong Understanding Information Technology Configuration in Business Diversification: A Political View
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Gillenson, Mark L., Moeller, Gertrude Sources of Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development
  • Zhang, Xihui Understanding Developer-Tester Dynamics in Software Development: Conflict, Styles, and Impact
  • Zhang, Xihui, Stafford, Thomas F., Hennington, Amy H., Gillenson, Mark L., Hu, Tao A Dynamic RFID Data-driven Supply Chain Management System
  • Gillenson, Mark L., Racer, Michael, Richardson, Sandra, Zhang, Xihui A Simulation of Six Models of Engaging Testers in the Systems Development Life-Cycle
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir, Gillenson, Mark L., Moeller, Gertrude Sources of Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development: A Preliminary Investigation
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao Sources of Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Banks, Michael S. Channel Allocation Algorithms for Wireless Local Loops: Past Studies and Future Directions
  • Zhang, Xihui Understanding Developer-Tester Dynamics in Software Development: Conflict, Styles, and Impact
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Onita, Colin, Banks, Michael S. From Business Intelligence to Real-time Business Intelligence: Imperatives and Guidelines
  • Zhang, Xihui, Xiao, Yang, Chen, Hui, Hu, Tao A Decision-tree Approach to Analyzing Channel Allocation Algorithms for Two-tier Wireless Local Loops
  • Li, Xiang, Zhang, Xihui, Tan, Lu Assisting Video Surveillance in Micro-spatial Environments with a GIS Approach
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dondanville, Christopher, Lee, Ted E. Data Mining of Crime Research Information Statistics Portal: The Experience and Lessons Learned
  • Zhang, Xihui, Gillenson, Mark L., Richardson, Sandra Engaging Testers Early and Throughout the SDLC
  • Zhang, Xihui, Li, Yulong, Li, Xiang, Liu, Yuxiang, Tan, Lu GIS-based Earthquake Hazard Assessment of Urban Power Systems - Memphis Electric Substations
  • Wang, Xinyuan, Li, Wenda, Mei, Changqing, Zhang, Xihui Information Extraction of Suspended Sediment’s Relative Density and Distribution Change in Lake Chaohu Based on Landsat TM/ETM+ Data
  • Zhang, Xihui, Dhaliwal, Jasbir S., Gillenson, Mark L. Interpersonal Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development
  • Zhang, Xihui A Decision-tree Approach to Analyzing Channel Allocation Algorithms for Two-tier and Three-tier Wireless Local Loops
  • Zhang, Xihui, Xiao, Yang, Du, Xiaojiang, Zhang, Jingyuan Channel Allocation Algorithms for Three-tier Wireless Local Loops
  • Hu, Tao, Zhang, Xihui, Janz, Brian D. Incorporating Self-Interest into Information Systems Development: A Research Model
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao, Janz, Brian D., Gillenson, Mark L. Radio Frequency Identification: The Initiator of a Domino Effect
  • Zhang, Xihui, Hu, Tao An Exploratory Research on Data Management in the Multidatabase Environment
  • Sun, Yan, Shu, Liangshu, Guo, Jichun, Zhu, Wenbin, Zhang, Xihui, Chen, Xiangyun, Wang, Feng, Faure, Michel Tectono-geochemistry analyses of fault rocks in shear zone of metamorphic core complex in north Jiangxi, China v. 13 i. 5 p. 367-373
  • Wang, Xinyuan, Sun, Yan, Zhang, Xihui, Ghogomu, Richard Tanwi, Yang, Zhaozhu A developmental differential rotation model of the Earth layersphere v. 6 i. 4 p. 561-565
  • Li, Benliang, Sun, Yan, Zhang, Xihui, Wen, Shihong Application of improved self-configuring artificial neural networks to reserves estimation v. 36 i. 3 p. 391-396
  • Li, Benliang, Zhang, Xihui, Sun, Yan, Lu, Xinwei Significance of dimension value D of fault systems in evaluating natural resources with Tibet as an example v. 5 i. 1 p. 17-21
  • Sun, Yan, Wan, Ling, Zhang, Xihui, Gou, Fuyi Determination of the fractal dimension D value of the compressive, shear and tensile fractures in the northern part of Tarim, Xinjiang v. 43 i. 2 p. 162-166
  • Sun, Yan, Zhang, Xihui, Jia, Chengzao Study on the fine structure of layerslip thrust zone - Taking the northern Tarim area, Xinjing as an example v. 21 i. 4 p. 299-306

Selected Awards

  • Received Best Paper Award in Research Category (2020)
    International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS)
  • Received ISI Gold Reviewer 2020 (2020)
    Informing Science Institute
  • Received Academic Affairs Outstanding Scholarship/Research Award (2017)
    University of North Alabama
  • Received Faculty Research Excellence Award (2012)
    College of Business, University of North Alabama
  • Received Travel Funds for attending AMCIS 2009 (2009)
    Graduate Student Government Association, University of Memphis
  • Received Travel Funds for attending AMCIS 2009 (2009)
    Wang Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), University of Memphis
  • Received Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2008)
    China
  • Received Participant of Doctoral Consortium (2008)
    Americas Conference on Information Systems
  • Received Participant of Doctoral Consortium (2008)
    Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference
  • Received Participant of Doctoral Consortium (2008)
    International Conference on Information Systems
  • Received Participant of Doctoral Consortium (2008)
    Southern Association for Information Systems Conference
  • Received Travel Funds for attending AMCIS 2008 (2008)
    Wang Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), University of Memphis
  • Received Travel Funds for attending DSI 2008 (2008)
    Graduate Student Government Association, University of Memphis
  • Received Travel Funds for attending DSI 2008 (2008)
    Wang Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), University of Memphis
  • Received Travel Funds for attending MWAIS 2007 (2007)
    Graduate Student Government Association, University of Memphis
  • Received Doctoral Assistantship (2004)
    Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University of Memphis
  • Received Academic Scholarship (1993)
    Nanjing University
  • Received People’s Fellowship (1989)
    Nanjing University