Dr. M. Lisa Yeo


Assistant Professor of Information Systems


Sellinger Hall 306
M. Lisa Yeo's website

Research Areas

My research interests lie in examining the both the economics of information systems, security and privacy, as well as the organizational behaviors that lead to decisions that deviate from the rational behavior expected in typical mathematical models. In a broader sense, I find applications in the areas of knowledge management, decision support, and behavioraloperations as well as information security and privacy.

Academic Degrees

Ph D University of Alberta
MBA University of Alberta
BM University of Waterloo

Representative Publications

Arazy, O., Yeo, L., Nov, O. (2013) Stay on the Wikipedia task: When task-related disagreements slip into personal and procedural conflicts. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (in press)

Croson, R., Schultz, K., Siemsen, E., Yeo, ML. (2012) Behavioral operations: The state of the field. Journal of Operations Management. (in press)

Kolfal, B., Patterson, R., Yeo, L.(forthcoming) Market Impact on IT Security Spending. Decision Sciences Journal

Yeo, L, Arazy, O. (2012) What Makes Corporate Wikis Work? An Investigation of Wiki Affordances.In K. Peffers, M. Rothenberger, & B. Kuechler (Eds.), DESRIST 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7286 (pp. 174-190). Las Vegas: Springer-Verlag.

Arazy, O., Nov, O., Patterson, R., Yeo, L. (2011) Information Quality in Wikipedia: The Effects of Group Composition and Task Conflict. Journal of Management Information Systems. 27 (4).

Patterson, R., Rolland, E., & Yeo, L. (2006, October). Security and Privacy in Outsourcing with Customer-Specified Risk Tolerance. electronic Journal for E-commerce Tools and Applications. 2 (1).

Professional Experience/Certification

SuperNet Project Coordinator, IT Manager Jan. 2004 - June 2007
The Alberta Library; Edmonton, AB - A consortium of 290 public, university, college, technical institute and special libraries, TAL is internationally recognized for collaboration and innovation.

Senior Network Analyst Nov. 1997 - Jan. 2004
Legislative Assembly Office; Edmonton, AB - Provides non-partisan services to Members of the Legislative Assembly and the public.

Systems Administrator Sept. 1993 - Nov. 1997
Century Sales and Service, Ltd. (now Century-Vallen); Edmonton, AB - Leading supplier of industrial tools and safety supplies with locations across Alberta and Saskatchewan.