Dr Maduka Nuwangi Sabasinghage

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Lecturer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 – ext: 5048

Email: maduka.subasinghage@aut.ac.nz

Qualifications:

  • PhD
  • BSc (Honours) in Information and Communication Technology

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Biography:

Prior to joining Auckland University of Technology, Maduka lectured at the Griffith University, Australia. She also has worked as a sessional lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast and Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Maduka completed her PhD at Queensland University of Technology, in June 2016. Prior to joining as a PhD candidate, she worked as a business analyst at a large software development organization. Maduka also holds a BSc (Honours) in Information and Communication Technology from University of Colombo, School of Computing, Sri Lanka.

Teaching Areas:

  • BSYS801 – Enterprise Systems: Theory and Applications
  • BSYS701 – Enterprise Information Systems
  • BSYS501 - Business Information Systems

Research Areas:

  • Information systems development outsourcing
  • Project control mechanisms
  • Knowledge management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning systems
  • Supply Chain Management

Research Summary:

Maduka's research focuses on exploring project control mechanisms and knowledge management concepts in Information Systems Development outsourcing projects. She is also interested in the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and Supply Chain Management. Her research has been published in VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) and Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS).

Current Research Projects:

  • Identifying failure factors of modern software development outsourcing projects
  • Managing interdependencies in modularized software development projects
  • Knowledge capabilities in supply chain networks

Publications:

  1. Nuwangi, S. M., Sedera, D., & Srivastava, S. C. (2018). Multi-layered Control Mechanisms in Software Development Outsourcing. Paper presented at the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Yokohama, Japan.
  2. Nuwangi, S. M., & Sedera, D. (2017). The Impact of Over Ambitious Consultants in Project Failures: An Ambition Theory View. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Melbourne, Australia.
  3. Nuwangi, S. M., & Sedera, D. (2015). Software Artefacts as Equipment: A New Conception to Software Development using Reusable Software Artefacts. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  4. Nuwangi, S. M., Sedera, D., & Srivastava, S. C. (2014). Introducing System Controls for Control Theory. Paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Auckland, New Zealand.
  5. Hajri, Z. A., Xu, W., Nuwangi, S. M., & Sedera, D. (2014). Individual Innovative Use of ERP Systems. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Tel Aviv, Israel.
  6. Nuwangi, S. M., Sedera, D., Srivastava, S. C., & Murphy, G. (2013). Intra-organizational Information Asymmetry in Offshore ISD Outsourcing. VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 44(1), 94-120.
  7. Nuwangi, S. M, Sedera, D., & Srivastava, S. C. (2013). Information Systems Development Outsourcing: The Role of Control Configurations. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy.
  8. Nuwangi, S. M., Sedera, D., & Murphy, G. (2012). Multi-Level Knowledge Transfer in Software Development Outsourcing Projects: The Agency Theory View. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Orlando, FL.
  9. Khosravi, P., Rezvani, A., Subasinghage, M., & Perera, M. (2012). Individuals' Absorptive Capacity in Enterprise System Assimilation. Paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Melbourne, Australia.
  10. Rezvani, A., Khosravi, P., Subasinghage, M., & Perera, M. (2012). How does Contingent Reward Affect Enterprise Resource Planning Continuance Intention? The Role of Contingent Reward Transactional Leadership. Paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Melbourne, Australia.
  11. Nuwangi, S. M, Oruthotaarachchi, C., Tilakaratna, J., & Caldera, H. (2010). Usage of Association Rules and Classification Techniques in Knowledge Extraction of Diabetes. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Advanced Information Management and Service (IMS), Seoul, Korea.
  12. Nuwangi, S. M., Oruthotaarachchi, C. R., Tilakaratna, J. M. P. P., & Caldera, H. A. (2010). Utilization of Data Mining Techniques in Knowledge Extraction for Diminution of Diabetes. Paper presented at the Second Vaagdevi International Conference on Information Technology for Real World Problems (VCON), Warangal, India.