Yi Liu, Ph.D.

MIS Department

Yi Liu


  • Email: yiliu5@uiwtx.edu
  • Phone Number: (210) 832-5673
  • Office: AGO 107 | Agnese Sosa Building

Research Foci

  • Platform-Centric Competition
  • Business Analytics
  • E-Business
  • IT Business Value and IT Strategy

Hobbies and Interests

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Travel
  • Ph.D., Business Administration: Management Information Systems, Florida State University
  • M.S., Information Systems, Auburn University
  • M.B.A., Auburn University
  • B.S., Management Information Systems, Anhui University of Science and Technology, Huainan, Anhui, China
  • Foundations of Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Information Management Application
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Business Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Predictive Analysis and Forecasting
  • Data Mining and Data Analytics
  • Editorial Review Board Member for the Journal of American Journal of Operations Management and Information Systems, Since 2022
  • Editorial Review Board Member for the Journal of Global Business Insights (JGBI), Since 2019
  • Scientific Board Memberfor Managing Tourism Across Continents Conference (MTCON) 2020-2021
  • Member for Association for Information Systems (AIS), Since 2015
  • Member for Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), Since 2018

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Liu, X., Liu, Y., Wang, B. (2022). Evaluating the sustainability of Chinese cities: Indicators based on a new data envelopment analysis model. Ecological Indicators (137), pp. 108779.
  • Liu, Y., Tang, X., and Bush, A. (2021). “Intra-Platform Competition: The Role of Innovative and Refinement Evolution in App Success,” Information & Management (58:7), pp. 103521
  • Liu, Y., Song, J., Wang, X., and Tang, X. (2021). “The Impacts of Effectiveness of App Evolution on User’s Perceptions and App Continuance Intentions: An Empirical Study on U.S. App Market,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems. (49:1), pp. 245 - 265.
  • Wang, X., Sun, J., Wang, Y., and Liu, Y. (2021). Deepen Electronic Health Record Diffusion Beyond Breadth: Game Changers and Decision Drivers,” Information Systems Frontiers (2021), pp. 1 - 12.
  • Liu, Y., Armstrong, D. J., and Riemenschneider, C. (2018). "The Relationship between Information Systems (IS) Assets, Organizational Capabilities, and Is-Enabled Absorptive Capacity in U.S. State Information Technology Departments," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (42:1), pp. 125 - 146.
  • Liu, Y., and Tang, X. (2018). "The Effects of Online Trust-Building Mechanisms on Trust and Repurchase Intentions: An Empirical Study on eBay," Information Technology & People (31:3), pp. 666 - 687.

Conference Proceedings

  • Liu, Y. (2015). The Effects of Big Data Analytics and Innovation Culture on Absorptive Capacity and Innovation. In SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services 2015 Processing Research Papers, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Armstrong, D. J., Liu, Y., and Riemenschneider, C. K. (2015). How Managers and Workers See Their World: Perceptions of the Relationship between Organizational Capabilities and Absorptive Capacity in US State Information Systems. In the European Conference on Information Systems Completed Research Papers, Munster, Germany.
  • Liu, Y. (2019). Intra-platform Competition: The Role of Strategic and Operational Evolution in App Success. In the 18th Wuhan International Conference on E-business (WHICEB2019) Special Address, Wuhan, Hubei, China.