The Centre for Research on Information Systems Management (CRISM)

The Centre for Research on Information Systems Management (CRISM) is located in the Faculty of Business and Law. It aims to foster research and educational initiatives in the broad area of information systems management.

The objectives of the Centre are to:

  • Increase awareness of the value and importance of information systems management
  • Advance research in information systems management
  • Conduct educational seminars, workshops, summits and symposia on various topics of interest to industry and the wider community
  • Disseminate research relating to information systems management.

Members actively collaborate with researchers in NZ and internationally, including scholars from Canada/USA, UK/Europe, Asia/Pacific, and South America. We continue to welcome new connections and collaborations in areas of mutual interest.

CRISM Research

  • User adoption, acceptance and behaviour
  • The IT Professional
  • IT in Organisations
  • IT and Society
  • Research Methods
  • PhD Research


Members of CRISM include staff and students located in the Business Information Systems discipline at AUT University as well as colleagues from other departments within the Faculty of Business and Law and from other parts of AUT University.

Visitors and Research Students

We provide supervision for Doctoral and Masters theses and have opportunities for students to participate in projects. Decide on where your interest might fit and email a proposal to:

Professor Felix Tan at

For further information on Student Enrolment and Scholarships, please click here.

Opportunities are also available for visiting scholars and professors. Please direct these inquiries to Professor Felix Tan.

Contact Us

Professor Felix B Tan
Director of CRISM
Professor of Information Systems
Chair of Business Information Systems
Faculty of Business and Law
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Tel: +649 9219487
Fax: +649 9219944



Last updated: 28-Jan-2016 10.07am

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