Faculty and Staff

Dr. Indika Dissanayake

Assistant Professor

Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management

Bryan 436 i_dissan@uncg.edu (336) 334-4988 Download Curriculum Vitae

Background

Indika Dissanayake is an Assistant Professor and a Margaret Hill Dean’s Notable Scholar in the Department of Information Systems & Supply Chain Management, the Bryan School of Business and Economics at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is the recipient of  the 2020 Junior Faculty Teaching Award by the Bryan School of Business and Economics. She obtained her doctoral degree in Information Systems from the College of Business Administration, the University of Texas at Arlington in 2015. She received MS in Information Technology and Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. Before joining UNCG, she worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at D’Amore-McKim Business School Department of Supply chain and Information Management at Northeastern University. Indika’s research interests include crowdsourcing, sharing economies, social media, and virtual communities. Her research has appeared in Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Information & Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Information Systems Management.

Research and Awards

Competition Matters! Self-Efficacy, Effort, and Performance in Crowdsourcing Teams
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Mehta, N., Palvia, P., Taras, V., & Amoako-Gyampah, K.

Publication Date

2019

Journal/Publisher

Information & Management

Medical Crowdsourcing: Harnessing the “Wisdom of the Crowd” to Solve Medical Mysteries
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Nerur, S., Singh, R., & Lee, Y.

Publication Date

2019

Journal/Publisher

Journal of the Association for Information Systems

Strategic Effort Allocation in Online Innovation Tournaments
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Zhang, J., Yasar, M., & Nerur, S.

Publication Date

2018

Journal/Publisher

Information & Management

Exploratory Analysis of Internet of Things (IoT) in Healthcare: A Topic Modeling & Co-citation Approaches.
Coauthor(s)

Dantu, R., Dissanayake, I., & Nerur, S.

Publication Date

2020

Journal/Publisher

Information Systems Management

Impacts of Helping Others in a Competitive Crowdsourcing Community
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Nerur, S., Wang, J., Yasar, M., & Zhang, J.

Publication Date

2021

Journal/Publisher

Journal of Association for Information Systems

Task Division for Team Success in Crowdsourcing Contests: Resource Allocation and Alignment Effects
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Zhang, J., & Gu, B.

Publication Date

2015

Journal/Publisher

Journal of Management Information Systems

The impact of structure and flux of corporate boards on organizational performance: A perspective from the information technology industry
Coauthor(s)

Dissanayake, I., Jeyaraj, A., & Nerur, S.,

Publication Date

2021

Journal/Publisher

Journal of Strategic Information Systems

Information systems security research agenda: Exploring the gap between research and practice
Coauthor(s)

Dhillon, G. S., Smith, K. J., & Dissanayake, I.

Publication Date

2021

Journal/Publisher

Journal of Strategic Information Systems