MCom theses 2011 onwards

Listed below are MCom theses completed by past Information Systems and Operations Management students from 2011, including title and the name of the supervisor(s) involved.

2018

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Aldrich Rasco Shifting the burden: modelling sustainable zero waste supply chains – the New Zealand tyre solution
  • David Sundaram
  • Gabrielle Peko
  • Timofey Shalpegin
Amandeep Perhar Driving innovation in the smartphone market through collaboration
  • Jonathan Ye
Bhaweshree Govindji Risks during Enterprise Adaptation: Concepts, Insights and Models
  • David Sundaram
Dimple Shirish Vagal Information handling compliance: Does intention always result in behaviour?
  • Lesley Gardner
Huixin Gong The application of vendor managed inventory: An Arena base simulation
  • Timofey Shalpegin
Jia He An empirical study of the relationship between negative EWOM motivation and channel choices
  • Xinwei Wang
Junhui Li Empirical Research on Live Streaming E-commerce Platforms in China: People's Attitude and Intention toward the New Shopping Method
  • Xinwei Wang
Minh Duc Do Modelling the impact of changing the number of shipping lines on ports' charges and profits: A study of Auckland and Tauranga Container Ports
  • Tiru Arthanari
Moyi Chi Developing an Operations Strategy Implementation Framework for Offshoring Professional Services – A Case Study from an Engineering Consulting Firm
  • Tiru Arthanari
Paratina Iosefo Pasina Information Systems in Developing Countries: Situation of a Small Pacific Island – Samoa
  • Michael Myers
Sha Li The demand side of the UFB initiative
  • Fernando Beltran
  • Cecil Chua
Shijun Wang A recommendation system for the Internet celebrity on Social Media
  • Arvind Tripathi
Shivani Goundar Design and implementation of sustainable health education reversion and prevention using persuasion and affiliation applications
  • David Sundaram
Weichun Wu An Agent-Based Model for Auction Simulation: in the Combinational Clock Auction
  • Fernando Beltran
Xi Ma A review of 5G Technology in different context
  • Fernando Beltran
Yi Han Location decision in supply chains facing trade barriers
  • Timofey Shalpegin
Yuchen Tang A Decision Support System to Enable Sustainable Agri-Food Production in Develiping Countries: With Special Emphasis on China
  • Ami Peiris

2017

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Abrar Alfarhan
A System to Facilitate Cognitive Mobile Learning: Learn T-SQL
  • Ami Peiris
Kun Qian Specialising and Implementing Hypergraph Simplex algorithm to solve the MI-relaxation Problem- New algorithmic possibilities in solving the Symmetrical Travelling Salesman Problem
  • Tiru Arthanari
Madoka Yamamoto Social media use in the non-profit sector: a content analysis on non-profit organisations Facebook posts
  • Lesley Gardner
Minh Do Modelling port competition from a transport chain perspective: A study of Auckland and Tauranga ports
  • Tiru Arthanari
  • Tava Olsen
  • David Sundaram
Muchlis Polin Listener: Recommender-driven Social Media Analytics for Local Governance
  • Ami Peiris
Rakitha Deshan Gamage The Design and Implementation of Exponential Systems to Support the Learning and Engagement of Digital Natives
  • David Sundaram
  • Asfahaan Mirza
Shohil Kishore Social Media Security: A perspective from different age groups
  • Ami Peiris
  • Lech Janczewski
Saankhya Soundarajan Managing Social and Financial Performance Tensions: how social business hybrids do it
  • Gabrielle Peko
Yidi Wang Design and Implementation of a Persuasive Educational Platform for Underprivileged Pre-Schoolers
  • David Sundaram
  • Asfahaan Mirza
Yuhong Ma The use of social media in organizations: Exploring how Wechat affects knowledge contribution and work performance
  • Jonathan Ye
Zhen Gao Strategic Container Hubs in Regional Maritime Network: An Evaluation of the Container Ports in Oceania
  • Timofey Shaplegin

2016

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Firman Trisasoneko ICT Project failure in a developing world
  • Lesley Gardner
Changruoyu Liu Exploring the differences between adults and juveniles on online animation reviews
  • Arvind Tripathi
Xinru (Rosalyn) Wang Problems behind the implementation of agile supply chain
  • Tiru Arthanari
Finn Li The role of information disclosure in online auctions - A classification approach
  • Ananth Srinivasan
Liu Yang A system dynamics model for a reverse supply chain with competitive collection
  • Tiru Arthanari
Zhen Li A cultural analysis of the difference between interpersonal trust and institutional trust
  • Cecil Chua
Yi He Advanced segmentation of service in retail checkout operations
  • David Robb
Zachary Howell An analysis of cyber incidence in New Zealand in 2014
  • Lech Janczewski
Bingkun Zhu Bounded rationality in supply chain contracts: A laboratory study
  • Valery Pavlov
  • Gabrielle Peko
Peng (Gavin) Bai A study of the used-import vehicle supply chain in New Zealand
  • Tiru Arthanari
Xin Wang Implementing agile supply chain in fast fashion industry: a study using factor analysis
  • Tiru Arthanari
Daniel Cheng Operating theatre scheduling
  • Valery Pavlov
Jie Gao Agricultural Contracts in New Zealand Red Meat Industry - A simulation method to explore farmers' decisions on participation
  • Tava Olsen

2015

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Ruoyu Miao
Regulatory Environment of Cloud Computing in New
Zealand
  • Lech Janczewski
Huijie Sun Online buyers' perspectives regarding Online Trading Market Recommender System Services: an examination of their levels of satisfaction, preferences, and preference differences
  • Ami Peiris
Taina Elizabeth Iro Personalized Education: An Experimental Study
  • Valery Pavlov

2014

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Li (Katherine) Ma A comparison of instant messaging applications usage between two different age groups in China - Adolescents and middle-aged people groups
  • Fernando Beltran
  • Lesley Gardner

2013

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Ee Von Hong Facebook groups: Perception and usage among undergraduates in the University of Auckland in the context of learning
  • Lesley Gardner
  • Fernando Beltran
Huijie Sun Recommender Systems (RSs) in the online trading environment
  • Ami Peiris
Xin Wang Search patterns in the choice under uncertainty: A laboratory study
  • Valery Pavlov
Yucheng Zhou A study of Inventory Management in Cellphone Supply Chains in China
  • David Robb
Li Song Adaptive enterprises: The Tale of Two Chinese Textiles Manufacturers
  • Gabrielle Peko
Heng Quan Social media: Antidote or poison? An empirical study of handling customer complaints on social media platforms
  • Jonathan Ye
Taina Iro Personalized Education According to Learning Styles: An Experimental Study
  • Soheil Sibadri (Visiting lecturer)

2012

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Julia Burtseva Auckland freight transportation: Efficiency and effectiveness of hub sharing
  • Tava Olsen
Minggang (Cecil) Chen Using social networking technologies to implement adaptive business networks
  • James Dong
Liang Guo Critical success factors for the implementation of enterprise service-oriented architecture
  • James Dong
James Hamilton IT governance at the tertiary education institute
  • Ananth Srinivasan
Jing Jing He Achieving adaptability at the edge of chaos: Adaptive business network models, processes, framework and architecture
  • David Sundaram
Chia-Chin Hsu Investigating gender differences on social network
  • Fernando Beltrán
Chen Yuan (Andy) Huang Business ecosystems: Design and implementation with cloud computing
  • James Dong
Fan Jiang The net neutrality principle in NZ ultra-fast broadband market
  • Fernando Beltrán
Wen Chien Ng Social shopping: The use of online social networks to support shopping oriented decision making
  • Gabrielle Peko
  • David Sundaram
Zeyad Swaid Sustainable road freight logistics: A holistic NZ perspective on addressing roadblocks towards sustainability
  • David Sundaram
Vara Thuraisingham Designing a web-based intimate partner violence management system
  • Fernando Beltrán
Khushbu Tilvawala Design and implementation of organisational ubiquitous information systems for digital natives and digital immigrants
  • David Sundaram
  • Michael Myers
Tomislav Viljevac Content attraction and content quality assurance in an online collaborative content-oriented platform
  • David Sundaram
Rui Zhang Disruption modelling: Effectiveness and efficiency of the mitigation strategies under different disruption durations
  • Tava Olsen
Yi Fan Zhang Why do immigrants adopt Facebook over RenRen and vice versa
  • Cecil Chua
Zhi Bin Zhong A simulated study of competition in the next generation open access network market in NZ using intelligent software agents
  • Fernando Beltrán

2011

Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Nina Andreas Smart homes - future or failure? How technology developments and social changes will influence smart home adoption in New Zealand
  • Fernando Beltrán
Hui (Brian) Deng A decision support model for aircraft maintenance from systems thinking perspective
  • Anson Li
Simon Diedrich Next Generation Networks As Two-sided Markets – The Influence of Traffic Discrimination on Network Provider Behaviour
  • Fernando Beltrán
Minghan Wu Analysing diffusion of Information in Online Social Networks
  • Ananth Srinivasan
  • Lesley Gardner
Lee Sun Ho Attitude and behavioral intention to play Massively Multiplayer Online Games
  • Sarah Henderson
Valeria Sadovykh Decision making in Online Social Networks: A netnographic study of Healthcare Online Social Networks
  • David Sundaram
Jin Jung Evaluating the Impact of ERP Systems within SCM: A Conceptual Framework and Methodology
  • Ami Peiris
Fangxing Liu Live interaction in online auctions: Investigating the effect of active information disclosure on auction outcomes
  • Ananth Srinivasan
Premesh Solanki Exploring behavioural aspects in Social Networking Sites
  • Lesley Gardner
Michael Oberle Research into a mobile clinical Decision Support System generator
  • Ami Peiris
Weining (Henry) Tan Exploring trust in organisations within a Supply Chain: A literature review-based study
  • Ami Peiris
  • Arvind Tripathi
Lei (Michael) Wang A rubric marking and feedback system to improve learning in higher education
  • Don Sheridan
  • Lesley Gardner
Di (Michelle) Wu Connecting evolution methods to artifacts in design service research
  • Ananth Srinivasan
Yuhua (Jennifer) Zhou How well are you looking after your suppliers?
  • Tiru Arthanari
  • Anson Li