Dr. Gloria Phillips-Wren

Phillips-Wren

Professor of Information Systems
Information Systems/Operations Management Department Chair

Contact

410-617-5470
Sellinger Hall 314
gwren@loyola.edu

Academic Degrees

Ph D, University of Maryland Baltimore County
MBA, Loyola College in Maryland
M.Ed., Towson University
BA, Western Maryland College

Representative Publications

Gloria Wren, AI Tools in Decision Making Support Systems: A Review, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, 21(2) 2012.

Joseph M. Langmead, Gloria P. Wren, Jalal Soroosh, Hong Zhu, Kenneth A. Kelly and Kenneth S. Thomas, How to Adopt IFRS in Five Steps, Strategic Finance Magazine, 2011, 53-60.

Gloria Wren, B. Wixom, T. Ariyachandra, P. Gray, U. Kulkarni and M. Goul, The current state of business intelligence in academia: Results from the BI Congress, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 29(16) 2011, 300-312.

Gloria Wren and Jean Pridmore, Assessing decision making in face-to-face teams versus virtual teams in a virtual world, Journal of Decision Systems, 20(3) 2011, 283-308.

Gloria Wren and D. Power, Impact of social media and Web 2.0 on decision making, Journal of Decision Systems, 20(3) 2011, 249-261.

Books

 

Tweedale, J., Neves-Silva, R., Jain, L., Phillips-Wren, G., Watada, J. and Howlett, R., Eds. (2016). Intelligent Decision Technology Support in Practice. Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, 978-3319212081; ISBN-10: 3319212087

Razmerita, L., Phillips-Wren, G. and Jain, L., Eds. (2016). Innovations in Knowledge Management: The Impact of Social Media, Semantic Web and Cloud Computing. Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, 978-3662478264; ISBN-10: 3662478269

Phillips-Wren, G., Respício, A., Carlsson, S. and Brezillon, P., Eds. (2014). DSS 2.0: Supporting Decision Making with New Technologies, Volume 261 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Proceedings of IFIP WG8.3 DSS Conference, IOSPress: Amsterdam, Netherlands, ISBN: 978-1-61499-398-8

Neves-Silva, R., Watada, J., Phillips-Wren, G., Jain, L. and Howlett, R., Eds. (2013).  Intelligent Decision Technologies, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference (IDT’2013), Vol. 1 and 2 (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies), Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, 978-1614992639

Watada, J., Watanabe, T., Phillips-Wren, G., Jain, L. and Howlett, R., Eds. (2012).  Intelligent Decision Technologies, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference (IDT’2012), Vol. 1 and 2 (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies), Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, 978-3-642-29919-3. In paperback 2014

Watada, J., Phillips-Wren, G., Jain, L. and Howlett, R., Eds. (2011).  Intelligent Decision Technologies, Proceedings of the Third KES IDT Conference, Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-642-22193-4

Phillips-Wren, G., Jain, L., Nakamatsu, K., and Howlett, R. Eds. (2010).  Advances in Intelligent Decision Technologies, Proceedings of the Second KES IDT Conference, Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN-10: 3642146155, ISBN-13: 978-3-642-146152

Respício, A., Adam, F., Phillips-Wren, G., Teixeira, C. and Telhada, J., Eds. (2010). Bridging the Socio-Technical Gap in Decision Support Systems, Volume 212 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Proceedings of IFIP WG8.3 DSS Conference, IOS Press: Amsterdam, Netherlands, ISBN 978-1-60750-576-1

Nakamatsu, K., Phillips-Wren, G., Jain, L. and Howlett, R. Eds. (2009). New Advances in Intelligent Decision Technologies, Results of the First KES International Symposium IDT 2009, Springer Publishing Company: Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-642-00909-9, e-ISBN 978-3-642-00909-9.

Phillips-Wren, G.E., Ichalkaranje, N. and Jain, L.C., Eds. (2008). Intelligent Decision Making: An AI-Based Approach. Springer Publishing Company: New York, NY, ISBN-10: 3540768289, ISBN-13: 978-3540768289.

Phillips-Wren, G.E. and Jain, L.C., Eds. (2005). Intelligent Decision Support Systems in Agent-Mediated Environments. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Volume 115, IOS Press: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN-10: 1586034766, ISBN-13: 978-1586034764.

Journal Publications

Mora, M., Phillips-Wren, G., Wang, F. and Gelman, O. (2017). An Exploratory-Comparative Study of Implementation Success Factors for MSS/DMSS and MIS, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, July, 16(6): 1671-1705. (2016 impact factor: 1.664; 2017 impact factor: 1.775)

Jefferson, T., Phillips-Wren, G. and Sharkey, P. (2016). Assessing Individual Health Insurance Coverage and Utilization Before and After the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences (IJSDS), 7 (4): 55-70

Mora, M., Wang, F., Marx-Gómez, J. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2016). Editorial to special issue on “Group-based Decision and Knowledge Support Systems for Service Systems”, International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, 8 (3): 203-206

Phillips-Wren, G., Iyer, L., Kulkarni, U. and Ariyachandra, T. (2015). Business Analytics in the Context of Big Data: A Roadmap for Research. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 37, Article 23

Phillips-Wren, G. and McKniff, S. (2015). Beyond technology adoption: An embeddedness approach to reduce medication errors. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 25: 1–20

Phillips-Wren, G. and Hoskisson, A. (2015). An analytical journey towards big data. Journal of Decision Systems, 24 (1), 87-102

Mora, M., Phillips-Wren, G. and Wang, F. (2014). Toward an Integrative Framework for Design and Evaluation of Group Decision Support Systems. Engineering Management Journal, 26(2), 24-38. (Listed in Thomson Reuters Web of Science ISI as EMJ 1042-9247 American Society of Engineering Management)

Mora, M., Phillips-Wren, G., Marx-Gomez, J., Wang, F. and Gelman, O. (2014).  The Role of Decision-making Support Systems in IT Service Management Processes. Intelligent Decision Technologies, 8(2), 147-163

Wixom, B., Ariyachandra, T., Douglas, D., Kulkarni, U., Goul, M., Gupta, B., Iyer, L., Mooney, J., Phillips-Wren, G., Turetken, O. (2014). The current state of business intelligence in academia: The arrival of big data. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, January, 34 (1), 1-13

Csaki, C. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2014). Special Issue: Various forms of intelligence. Intelligent Decision Technologies, 8(1), 1-2

Phillips-Wren, G. (2012). AI Tools in Decision Making Support Systems: A Review. International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, 21(2), April, 13 pages

Power, D. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2011). Impact of social media and Web 2.0 on decision making, Journal of Decision Systems, 20(3), 249-261. (Listed on publisher’s website as most read article and second most cited article, 7 August 2014.)

Pridmore, J. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2011). Assessing decision making in face-to-face teams versus virtual teams in a virtual world, Journal of Decision Systems, 20(3), 283-308

Wixom, B., Ariyachandra, T., Goul, M., Gray, P., Kulkarni, U., Phillips-Wren, G. (2011). The current state of business intelligence in academia: Results from the BI Congress. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 29, Article 16, 300-312. (Names are alphabetical after the first author.)

Langmead, J., Phillips-Wren, G., Soroosh, J., Zhu, H., Thomas, K. and Kelly, K. (2011). Stages in IFRS adoption, Strategic Finance, October, 53-60.  (Received Lybrand Certificate of Merit as one of the best articles of the year from Institute of Management Accountants.)

Lovrek, I., Howlett, R., Lim, C-P, Jain, L. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2010). Special Issue: Knowledge-based intelligent systems and their applications. Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 21(1-2), 1-3

Phillips-Wren, G., Mora, M., Forgionne, G. and Gupta, J. (2009).  An integrative evaluation framework for intelligent decision support systems. European Journal of Operations Research, June 16, 195 (3), 642-652

Soroosh, J., Zhu, H. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2009). A Shift in the Income Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles: 1993-2003 Time Period. Review of Business Research, 8(5), 51 - 67

Phillips-Wren, G., Kramer, S. and Sharkey, P. (2008). Strategic decision-making under conditions of complex demand and market risks. International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, 1 (3), 323 – 337

Phillips-Wren, G., Sharkey, P. and Dy, S. (2008). Mining lung cancer patient data to assess healthcare resource utilization. Expert Systems with Applications, available online September 15, 2007, 35(4), November, 1611 – 1619

Phillips-Wren, G., Ferreiro, O., Forgionne, G. and Desai, H. (2007). Adoption of decision support systems in a developing country. Journal of Decision Systems, 16(4), 425-449. Phillips-Wren, G., Sharkey, P. and Dy, S. (2008). Mining lung cancer patient data to assess healthcare resource utilization. Expert Systems with Applications, available online September 15, 2007, 35(4), November, 1611 - 1619.

Phillips-Wren, G., Kramer, S. and Sharkey, P. (2008). Strategic decision-making under conditions of complex demand and market risks. International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, 1 (3), 323 - 337.

Soroosh, J., Zhu, H. and Phillips-Wren, G. (2009). A Shift in the Income Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles: 1993-2003 Time Period. Review of Business Research, 8(5), 51 - 67.

Phillips-Wren, G., Mora, M., Forgionne, G. and Gupta, J. (2009). An integrative evaluation framework for intelligent decision support systems. European Journal of Operations Research, June 16, 195 (3), 642-652.

 

Encyclopedia Articles

Phillips-Wren, G. (2014). Intelligent Systems to Support Human Decision Making. Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (John Wang, ed.), Chapter 119, IGI Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA, 1297-1309, ISBN13: 9781466652026

Phillips-Wren, G., Mora, M. and Forgionne, G. (2008). Evaluation of decision making support systems. Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies (F. Adam, P. Humphreys, eds.), IGI Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA, 320-328, ISBN: 978-1-59904-843-7. Also chosen for publication in Strategic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, edited by Dr. M. Gordon Hunter, 2009.

Phillips-Wren, G. (2008). Intelligent agents in decision support systems. Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies (F. Adam, P. Humphreys, eds.), IGI Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA, 505-513, ISBN: 978-1-59904-843-7. Also chosen for publication in Strategic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, edited by Dr. M. Gordon Hunter, 2009.

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.
Sellinger Summer Research Award, Loyola College in Maryland. (2006).
Sellinger Summer Research Award, Loyola College in Maryland. (2005).
Junior Research Sabbatical Award, Loyola College in Maryland. (2004).

Professional Experience/Certification

Chief, Propulsion Branch, Army Research Laboratory.
Team Leader, Modeling and Data Analysis, Army Research Laboratory.
Mathematician, Ballistic Research Laboratory.
Itinerant Teacher of the Mathematically Gifted and Talented, Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland.

Professional Memberships

Association for Information Systems
Decision Sciences Institute
INFORMS