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Assistant Professor

John Molson School of Business, Concordia University


Email: arman.sadreddin [at] concordia.ca

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Supply Chain and Business Technology Management (SCBTM) at John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, and currently the co-chair of the Business Technology Management (BTM) area group. My Research focuses on digital innovation, digital entrepreneurship, technology enabled organizational capabilities, and entrepreneurial ecosystems. I received my PhD in Management Information Systems from Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Canada.

News

2022 - 2023

  • October 2022 - My research with Dr. Yolande Chan on pathways to developing IT-Enabled capabilities in born-digital new ventures has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Information Management. You can find the paper HERE.

  • September 2022 - My research with Farzam Borromand and Dr. Yolande Chan on digital product architecture and customer agility in new digital ventures has been accepted for publication in Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS). You can find the paper HERE.

  • September 2022 - Happy to announce that I will be one of the panelists at the upcoming Researcher-Practitioner Exchange Series on September 20th hosted by the National Bank Initiative in Entrepreneurship & Family Business. The panel will focus on "Digital Entrepreneurship Ecosystems". For more information and to register for the panel, please click HERE.

2021 - 2022

  • August 2022 - Happy to announce that a paper co-authored with Dr. Suchit Ahuja, Dr. Yolande Chan, and I entitled "Innovating within Institutional Voids: A Digital Health Platform in India" has been accepted at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2023.

  • July 2022 - Happy to receive the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant (IDG) as the principal investigator (PI) for my research focusing on technologies for low-resource community impact. Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Dr. Yolande Chan are my Co-PIs in this research project.

  • June 2022 - It's my pleasure again to be one of the associate editors of the "Digitization of Education, Work, and Society" track at ECIS 2023.

  • June 2022 - Our paper co-authored with Yolande E. Chan and Rashmi Krishnamurthy entitled "Digitally-enabled university incubation processes" has been published at Technovation.

  • May 2022 - Happy to announce that my PhD student's (Daniel Gelinas) recent article entitled "Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources Management: A Scoping Review" co-authored with me and Dr. Rustam Vahidov has been accepted in AMCIS 2022.

  • April 2022 - Happy to announce that a book chapter co-authored with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and I entitled "Frugal Digital Innovation: Delivering Healthcare Services in Rural India" has been accepted for publication at "Advancing Digital Value", Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

  • April 2022 - Happy to receive the Institutional SIG Exchange Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) as the principal investigator (PI) to financially support our "MIS Invited Speaker Series" at John Molson.

  • March 2022 - Happy to announce that Dr. Suchit Ahuja and I received 150K grant for a high-impact Mitacs Accelerate project on digital entrepreneurship and social impact to work with 0rijin Village, which is an entrepreneurial ecosystem dedicated to the economic development of Afro-descendant people and the strengthening of their economic, financial and social roles through digital technology.

  • March 2022 - Delighted to announce that along with my co-applicant, Dr. Suchit Ahuja, our research proposal on "digital entrepreneurship and resilience" has been funded by the National Bank Initiative in Entrepreneurship and Family Business research center at John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.

Other News

2022

  • January 2022 - Happy to announce that I am one of the mini-track co-chairs at AMCIS 2022 in "Digital Entrepreneurship" and "The Affordance Perspective of Digitalization: Strategic Implications". For more information click here.

2021

  • December 2021 - I am happy to announce that our paper with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Dr. Yolande Chan entitled "Readily Available Technologies for Building Community Resilience: Lessons from India during the Covid-19 pandemic" has been published at the Journal of Community Informatics. For more information click here.

  • November 2021 - I am happy to announce that our ongoing research with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Allie Dang entitled "Digital Technologies in Low-Resource Communities: An Exploratory Study " has been accepted in the ICIS 2021 TREO Talk track. For more information click here.

  • September 2021 - I am happy to announce that I am invited to the upcoming mentorship event, entitled "The Ph.D. Journey: Advice from Recent Grads" organized by the AIS Doctoral Student College.

  • September 2021 - It's my pleasure to be one of the associate editors of the "Digitization of Education, Private Industries, and Society" track at ECIS 2022.

  • August 2021 - I am invited to be one of the panelists on the "future of work" as part of MTL Connect, hosted by Concordia's 4th Space.

  • July 2021 - I am one of the coordinators of the Digital Innovation Research Hub. For more information click HERE.

  • May 2021 - I am happy to announce that our ongoing research with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Dr. Nadege Levallet on "University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems" has been accepted at the R&D Management Conference 2021.

  • April 2021 - I am invited to present my research on digital entrepreneurship at the SCBTM Research Exchange Series, Concordia University.

  • April 2021 - I am happy to announce that my PhD thesis was nominated by the Smith School of Business for the 2021 Distinguished Dissertation CAGS/ProQuest award.

  • March 2021 - I received funding through the SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) program for my research project on digital innovation! Dr. Suchit Ahuja is my co-applicant in this research.

2020

  • November 2020 - I am serving as the chair of the "MIS Invited Speaker Series" and "SCBTM Research Exchange Series" from Winter 2021 at JMSB.

  • November 2020 - I am invited to present my research on digital entrepreneurship at the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Event" at Smith School of Business, Queen's University.

  • October 2020 - Dr. Suchit Ahuja (the Principal Investigator) and I have been granted funding through the SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) program for our research on digital entrepreneurship!

  • October 2020 - Interviewed with CKNW (Global News) on the role of digital technologies in communities at the age of pandemic.

  • Sept. 2020 - Our research with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Dr. Yolande E. Chan on incorporating digital technologies to build resilient communities published by The Conversation.

  • Sept. 2020 - I will co-chair a mini-track on Implications of Affordance Theory for Digital Strategy and Innovation Research in Strategic & Competitive Uses of Information and Digital Technologies track at AMCIS 2021 in Montréal, Canada.

  • Sept. 2020 - I am excited to join the Supply Chain and Business Technology Management Department at John Molson School of Business, Concordia University!

  • Aug. 2020 - I am pleased to announce that I have successfully defended my PhD dissertation.

  • July 2020 - Our research with Dr. Suchit Ahuja and Dr. Yolande E. Chan on the role of readily available digital technologies at each phase of a pandemic response in communities is now available at Smith Business Insight .

  • Jan 2020 - I am serving as a review coordinator at AMCIS 2021 in Montréal, Canada.

2019

  • Dec. 2019 - I presented my research in progress at DIGIT Pre-ICIS 2019 Workshop, Munich, Germany.

  • Dec. 2019 - I presented my research in progress at SIG DITE paper development workshop (PDW) at ICIS 2019 , Munich, Germany.

  • Aug. 2019 - I presented the paper on Technology Affordances in Digital Innovation Research at AMCIS 2019, Cancun, Mexico.

  • Aug. 2019 - I am invited to participate in the ICIS 2019 Doctoral Consortium in Munich, Germany.

  • June 2019 - I am invited to participate in the AMCIS 2019 Doctoral Consortium for advanced students in Cancun, Mexico.

  • Jan. 2019 - I am the co-winner of the Alan R. Dennis Doctoral Award at Smith School of Business, Queen's University.

Education

  • PhD, Management, Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Canada - 2020

  • MSc , Management, Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Canada - 2016

  • MASc, Quality Systems Engineering, Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, Canada - 2015

  • BSc, Industrial Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran - 2012