Ofir Turel

Adjunct Professor
Information Systems
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4
905-525-9140

Dr. Turel is a professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at the College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton, and a Scholar in Residence at the Brain and Creativity Institute, Department of Psychology at the University of Southern California (USC). He holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Technology Management, and a PhD in Management Information Systems. Before joining academia, he held senior positions in the information technology and telecom sectors.

His research interests include a broad range of behavioural and managerial issues in various information systems contexts. He has published over 60 articles in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, MIT Sloan Management Review, Communications of the ACM, European Journal of IS, Information Systems Journal, Information & Management, Psychological Reports, Journal of Information Systems, Behaviour & Information Technology, Telecommunications Policy, Group Decision and Negotiation, Family Business Review, and Communications in Statistics.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Turel, O. (2015) Quitting the use of a habituated hedonic information system: A theoretical model and empirical examination of Facebook users. European Journal of Information Systems, 24 (4), pp. 431-446

Tarafdar, M., D’Arcy, J., Turel, O., and Gupta, A (2015). The Dark Side of Information Technology: Is overuse of information technology sapping your employees’ productivity, innovation, and well-being? MIT Sloan Management Review, 56(2), 61-70

Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., and Turel ,O. (2015). Introduction to the special issue on ‘dark side of information technology use’ – part two. Information Systems Journal, 25(4), 315-317

Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., and Turel ,O. (2015). Special issue on ‘dark side of information technology use’: an introduction and a framework for research. Information Systems Journal, 25(3), 161–170

Turel, O., and Bart, C.K. (2014) Board-level IT governance and organizational performance. European Journal of Information Systems, 23 (2), pp. 223-239

Tarafdar, M., Gupta, A., Turel, O. (2013) The dark side of information technology use. Information Systems Journal, 23 (3), pp. 269-275

Turel, O., and Serenko, A. (2012) The benefits and dangers of enjoyment with social networking websites. European Journal of Information Systems, 21 (5), pp. 512-528

Xu, Z., Turel, O., and Yuan, Y. (2012) Online game addiction among adolescents: Motivation and prevention factors.European Journal of Information Systems, 21 (3), pp.321-340

Turel, O., Serenko, A. and Giles, P. (2011) Integrating technology addiction and use: An empirical investigation of online auction users, MIS Quarterly, 35 (4), pp. 1043-1061/December

Turel, O. Yuan, Y. and Connelly, C. (2008) In justice we trust: Predicting user acceptance of e-Customer Services. Journal of Management Information Systems, 24 (4), pp. 123-151, Spring.

For a complete list of publications please visit his website.

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