Xuequn (Alex) Wang


About me

Xuequn (Alex) Wang is a Lecturer in Murdoch University. He received his Ph.D. in Information Systems from Washington State University. His research interests include knowledge management, online communities, and idea generation. His research has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Behaviour & Information Technology, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Journal of Knowledge Management.

Teaching area

ICT105 Introduction to IT

ICT231 System Analysis and Design

ICT301 Enterprise Architectures

ICT501 Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches

ICT651 Information Technology Research Methods

Research areas

Online community and social media

Knowledge management


Human-computer interaction



Selected Journal Publication:
  1. Wang, X.*, & Zander, S. 2018. Extending the Model of Internet Standards Adoption: A Cross-Country Comparison of IPv6 Adoption. Information & Management, 55(4), 450-460 (ABDC: A*).
  2. Valacich, J., Wang, X.*, & Jessup, L. 2018. Did I buy the wrong gadget? How the value and evaluability of technology features influences product choices. MIS Quarterly.42(2), 633-644 (ABDC: A*).
  3. Zander, S.*, & Wang, X. 2018. Are we there yet? – IPv6 in Australia and China. ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 18(3), 1-20
  4. Li, Y., Wang, X.*, Lin, X., & Hajli, M. 2018. Seeking and Sharing Health Information on Social Media: A Net Valence Model and Cross-Cultural Comparison. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 126, 28-40 (ABDC:A).
  5. Wang, X.*, Weeger, A, & Gewald, H. 2017. Factors driving employee participation in corporate BYOD programs: A cross-national comparison from the perspective of future employees. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 21, 1- 22 (ABDC: A).
  6. Gewald, H., Wang, X., Weeger, A., Raisinghani, M. S.*, Grant, G., Sanchez, O., & Pittayachawan, S. 2017. Millennials’ Attitudes toward IT Consumerization in the Workplace. Communications of the ACM, 60(10), 62-69 (ABDC: A).
  7. Thompson, N.*, McGill, T., & Wang, X. 2017. “Security begins at home”: Determinants of home computer and mobile device security behavior. Computers & Security, 70, 76–391 (ABDC: A).
  8. Xu, X., Wang, X.*, Li, Y., & Haghighi, M. 2017. Business Intelligence in Online Customer Textual Reviews: Understanding Consumer Perceptions and Influential Factors. International Journal of Information Management, 37(6),  673–683 (ABDC: A).
  9. Lin, X.*, Li, Y., & Wang, X. 2017. Social commerce research: Definition, Research Themes and the Trends. International Journal of Information Management, 37 (3), 190–201 (ABDC: A).
  10. Li, Y., & Wang, X.* 2017. Online Social Networking Sites Continuance Intention: A Model Comparison Approach. Journal of Computer Information Systems57 (2), 160-168  (ABDC: A).
  11. Wang, X.*, & Li, Y. 2017. How Trust and Need Satisfaction Motivate Producing User-Generated Content. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 57 (1), 49-57 (ABDC: A).
  12. Velasquez, N.*, Durcikova, A., Clay, P. F., & Wang, X. 2016. The Integrated User Satisfaction Model: Assessing Information Quality and System Quality as Second-Order Constructs in System Administration. Communications of the Association for Information Systems38, pp. 803–839 (ABDC: A).
  13. Wang, X.* 2016. People’s Motivation to Participate in Social Network Sites, Their Subsequent Behaviors, and Situation Self-Awareness after a Crisis: Evidence from the MH370 Flight Incident. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 20, pp. 1-22 (ABDC: A).
  14. Wang, X.*, & Li, Y. 2016. Understanding Collaborative Resilience from Continuous Disruption: An Actor-Network Perspective. Behaviour & Information Technology, 35 (2), pp. 151-162  (ABDC: A).
  15. Wang, X.*, Brooks, S., & Sarker, S. 2015. Understanding Green IS Initiatives: A Multi-theoretical Framework. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 37, pp. 670-704 (ABDC: A).
  16. Wang, X.*, Brooks, S., & Sarker, S. 2015. A Review of Green IS Research and Directions for Future Studies. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 34, pp. 395-429 (ABDC: A).
  17. Wang, X.*, & Li, Y. 2015. Users’ Satisfaction with Social Network Sites: A Self-Determination Perspective. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56 (1), pp. 48-54 (ABDC: A).
  18. Weeger, A.*, Wang, X., & Gewald, H. 2015. IT Consumerization: BYOD-Program Acceptance and ITs Impact on Employer Attractiveness. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56 (1), pp. 1-10 (ABDC: A).
  19. Wang, X.*, Clay, P. F., & Forsgren, N. 2015. Encouraging Knowledge Contribution in IT Support: Social Context and the Differential Effects of Motivation Type. Journal of Knowledge Management, 19 (2), pp. 315-333 (ABDC: A).
  20. Wang, X.*, & Yu, Y. 2015. How Individual Characteristics Influence People’s Evaluation towards Information Technology in Different Contexts. Behaviour & Information Technology, 34 (3), pp. 286-293 (ABDC: A).
  21. Wang, X.*, Schneider, C., & Valacich, J. S. 2015. Enhancing Creativity in Group Collaboration:  How Performance Targets and Feedback Shape Perceptions and Idea Generation Performance. Computers in Human Behavior, 42, pp.187-195 (ABDC: B). 
  22. Tang, F., Wang, X., & Norman, C. S.* 2013. An investigation of the impact of media capabilities and extraversion on social presence and user satisfaction. Behaviour & Information Technology, 32 (10), pp. 1060 – 1073 (ABDC: A).
  23. Wang, X.*, & Clay, P. F. 2012. Beyond Adoption Intention: Online Communities and Member Motivation to Contribute Longitudinally. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 22 (3), pp. 215-236 (ABDC: A).


Selected Conference Proceedings and Presentations:
  1. Weeger, A., Wang, X., Gewald, H., Sanchez, O., Raisinghani, M., Grant, G., & Pittayachawan, S. 2015. Determinants of Intention to Participate in Corporate BYOD-Programs: The Case of Digital Natives. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Meeting Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
  2. Wang, X., French, B., & Clay, P.F. 2012. Formative Measurement: Toward a Method to Achieve Generalizability Validity. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, U.S.
  3. Wang, X., Schneider, C., &, Valacich, J. S. 2012. Fine-tuning Group Collaboration Environments: How Differences in General Causality Orientation and Performance Targets Shape Interaction and Performance. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, U.S.