Barrie R. Nault, PhDDoctorate, Ph. D., Commerce, MIS University of British Columbia, Canada
Bachelor's, Bachelor of Commerce, Management Science, MIS, Finance McGill University, Canada
Areas of Research
Part of Dr. Nault's current research is on how information technology affects productivity directly and indirectly, through outsourcing, through complemetarity with other capital and labor, through transaction costs, and through relationships along the supply chain. He also studies ownership, incentives, membership and investment in new organizational forms such as alliances, networks, virtual organizations, and supply chains. He has recently done work on versioning strategies for information goods, entry into e-commerce markets, third-party logistics, and in environmental incentives for new energy technology conversion. In addition, he studies the relationship between information technology and inflation, trade and productivity, understanding the ways information technology value is created and how it affects the macroeconomy. Research Interests: Information Technology, Organizations and Markets; Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce; Incentives and Investments in Networks; Systems Engineering; Organizational Transformation; Management of Technology; Public Policy.
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