Sulin Ba

University of Connecticut School of Business

Associate Dean of Research and Treibick Family Chair

368 Fairfield Road

Storrs, CT 06269-2041

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Evidence of the Effect of Trust Building Technology in Electronic Markets: Price Premiums and Buyer Behavior

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 243-268, September 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Sulin Ba and Paul A. Pavlou
University of Connecticut School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 1,049 (19,716)

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Trust, credibility, reputation, information asymmetry, price premiums, feedback mechanisms, electronic markets, online risks

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Technology Adaptation: The Case of a Computer-Supported Inter-Organizational Virtual Team

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Dec., 2000), pp. 569-600
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, American University of Beirut - Olayan School of Business and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 771 (30,712)

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An Exploratory Study of the Impact of E-Service Process on Online Customer Satisfaction

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Sulin Ba and Wayne Johansson
University of Connecticut School of Business and Government of the United States of America - Department of Homeland Security
Downloads 759 (31,407)

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Web-based technology capabilities, Technology design of e-service process, Online customer satisfaction, Electronic service delivery system

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Computer-Mediated Inter-Organizational Knowledge-Sharing: Insights From a Virtual Team Innovating Using a Collaborative Tool

Information Resources Management Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), American University of Beirut - Olayan School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 651 (38,564)

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A Model of Vertical Differentiation for Online Retailing

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 365 (79,540)

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e-service, service quality, price competition, vertical differentiation, competitive strategy

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Online Price Dispersion: A Game Theoretic Perspective and Empirical Evidence

Information Systems Research. 23(2): 575-592. 2012.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 284 (105,109)

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e-service, service quality, price competition, vertical differentiation, brand recognition

7.

Optimal Pricing and Permissions Strategy for Virtual Good Creators in Second Life

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Sulin Ba and Dan Ke
University of Connecticut School of Business and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 278 (107,517)

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virtual world, Second Life, pricing strategy, virtual goods, permissions

8.

Stock Market Reaction to Green Vehicle Innovation

Production and Operations Management, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp.976-990, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
University of Connecticut School of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, Dow Chemical Portfolio Investments and University of Connecticut - School of Business
Downloads 174 (169,364)

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Automobile Industry, Corporate Sustainability, Event Study, Green Innovation, New Product Development

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Evidence of the Effect of Trust Building Technology in Electronic Markets: Price Premium and Buyer Behavior

MIS Quarterly 26, 3, 243-268
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Paul A. Pavlou and Sulin Ba
Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 165 (177,369)

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Trust, credibility, reputation, information asymmetry, price premiums, feedback mechanisms, electronic markets, online risks

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Managing the Crowds: The Effect of Prize Guarantees and In-Process Feedback on Participation in Crowdsourcing Contests

University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 18-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
University of Southern California - Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Connecticut School of Business, West Chester University of Pennsylvania - College of Business and Public Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 121 (227,759)

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Crowdsourcing Contest, Feedback, Prize Guarantees, Uncertainty, Participation

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Promotional Marketing or Word-of-Mouth? Evidence from Online Restaurant Reviews

Information Systems Research, 24(3): 596-612. 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Fudan University - School of Management, University of Connecticut School of Business, Fudan University and University of Connecticut - School of Business
Downloads 117 (233,503)

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Promotional marketing, online review, keyword sponsored search, online coupon, word of mouth, product price, product sales

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Optimal Investment in Knowledge within a Firm Using a Market Mechanism

Management Science, Vol. 47, No. 9, pp.1203-1219, September 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 89 (281,027)

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Mechanism design, knowledge sharing, incentive compatibility, public goods, combinatorial aution, bundle auction, knowledge investment

13.

Measuring E-Service Quality: An Exploratory Comparison Study of Virtual Worlds and Websites

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2013
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 85 (289,222)

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Virtual worlds, Online customer service, Service quality, Immersion, Presence, Social presence theory, Media richness theory, User satisfaction

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Understanding Online Purchase Decision Making: The Effects of Unconscious Thought, Information Quality, and Information Quantity

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Jie Gao, Cheng Zhang, Ke Wang and Sulin Ba
Fudan University - School of Management, Fudan University, Fudan University - School of Management and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 81 (297,754)

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Unconscious Thought, Information Quality, Information Quantity, Information Processing

15.

Digital Health Communities: The Effect of Their Motivation Mechanisms

Decision Support Systems. 55(4): 953-959. 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 May 2015
Sulin Ba and Lei Wang
University of Connecticut School of Business and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 80 (299,896)

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Online communities, Motivation mechanisms, Digital health communities, Online social networks

16.

Compositional Enterprise Modeling and Decision Support

Handbook on Decision Support Systems, Springer Verlag, Vol. 2, pp. 1443-1468, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
City University of New York - Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems, University of Connecticut School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 80 (299,896)

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Decision Support Systems, Enterprise Modeling, Compositional Modeling, Model Integration, Organizational Knowledge Base Design, Knowledge Components

17.

An Empirical Study of the Cross-Channel Effects between Web and Mobile Shopping Channels

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Lei Huang, Xianghua Lu and Sulin Ba
Fudan University - School of Management, Fudan University - School of Management and University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 59 (353,488)

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Mobile Commerce, Multichannel Retailing, Synergy Effect, Cannibalization Effect

18.

Salience Bias in Crowdsourcing Contests

University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
University of Massachusetts Lowell - The Robert J. Manning School of Business, University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - School of Business
Downloads 55 (365,656)

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behavioral economics, crowdsourcing, salience bias, parallel path effect, competition effect

19.

Building Trust in Online Auction Markets Through an Economic Incentive Mechanism

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 39 (420,898)

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Electronic commerce; Electronic markets; Online auction; Trusted third party; Certification authority; Digital certificate; Trust;

20.

Establishing Online Trust Through a Community Responsibility System

Decision Support Systems. 31(3): 323-336. July 2001.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Sulin Ba
University of Connecticut School of Business
Downloads 30 (459,081)

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Online community; Game theory; Community responsibility system; Online transactions

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Building Online Trust in a Culture of Confucianism: The Impact of Process Flexibility and Perceived Control

ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 5(1): 2014. 1-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2016
Lihua Huang, Sulin Ba and Xianghua Lu
Fudan University, University of Connecticut School of Business and Fudan University - School of Management
Downloads 29 (463,861)

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e-commerce, culture, trust, Confucianism, process flexibility, perceived control, online market

22.

Oligopolistic Price Competition and Adverse Price Effect in Online Retailing Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 19 (518,188)

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Price competition, Vertical differentiation, e-Service, Service quality, Adverse price effect

23.

Choice of Transaction Channels: The Effects of Product Characteristics on Market Evolution

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 16 (535,382)

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Electronic Commerce, Electronic Markets, Evolutionarily Stable Equilibrium, Evolutionary Game Theory, Market Evolution, Product Characteristics, Stochastically Stable Equilibrium, Transaction Channel, Trusted Third Party

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Emergent Themes in the Interface between Economics of Information Systems and Management of Technology

Production and Operations Management, 26(4), 2017, 652-666
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
Sulin Ba and Barrie R. Nault
University of Connecticut School of Business and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 15 (541,240)

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Management of Technology, Economics of Information Systems, Platforms, Productivity, Vertical Relations

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Introducing a Third Dimension in Information Systems Design: The Case for Incentive Alignment

Information Systems Research, Vol.12(3), p. 225-239, September 2001
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 11 (565,015)

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Information Systems Design; Incentive Alignment; Distributed Decision Support Systems; Knowledge

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The Effectiveness of Online Shopping Characteristics and Well-Designed Websites on Satisfaction

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 36 No. 4, pp. 1131-1144, December 2012
Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Jifeng Luo, Sulin Ba and Han Zhang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), University of Connecticut School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology

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Product uncertainty, retailer visibility, service quality, website design, customer satisfaction, search goods, experience goods, archival data

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An Empirical Analysis of Virtual Goods Permission Rights and Pricing Strategies

Posted: 30 May 2013
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut School of Business, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems

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Virtual Worlds, Virtual Goods, Pricing Strategies, Permission Rights