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Sathasivam Mathiyalakan

Position: Professor of MIS Department: Accounting and Management Information Systems

Contact Info

Office: 020J RJ Reynolds Phone: 336-750-2288


Sathasivam Mathiyalakan is a Professor of MIS at Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC. He earned a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Mathiyalakan teaches undergraduate and graduate MIS courses such as Visual Basic Programming, Database Management Using Oracle, Business Intelligence/Data Mining, and Information Technology for Managers. His research focuses on the use of Information Technology in Education and Workforce Development and on understanding Facebook use by minority students. His research articles have appeared in several journal including IEEE Transactions of Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, European Journal of Operations Research, and Decision Support Systems. He serves on the editorial review board of several journals including Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Information & Decision Sciences, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management.

Heilman, G., Mathiyalakan, S., White, S. (2014). Facebook Assimilation and Relationship Management: Gender Differences among HBCU Students, European Journal of Business Research, Vol. 14 (3), pp. 13 – 22.

Mathiyalakan, S., Taylor, G., Heilman, G., White, S., Brusa, J., and Gutierrez, P. (2014). Online Privacy Concerns: Gender Differences among Hispanic Undergraduate Students, Review of Business Research, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 83 – 88.

Mathiyalakan, S., Heilman, G., White, S., Bembry, S.A., Brusa, J., and Gutierrez, P. (2014). HSI Student Attitude toward Security and Privacy in Facebook, Journal of Academy for Advancement of Business Research, Vol. 2(1), pp. 98 – 104.

Mathiyalakan, S., Heilman, G., White, S., Wood, L.I., and Weisenfeld, L. (2014). Facebook Attitudes and Usage: Comparing Accounting and MIS Students in, Journal of the Academy of Business and Economics, Vol. 14 (1), pp. 37 – 44.

Heilman, G., Mathiyalakan, S., White, S., Seshie, G.O., and Clark, G.M. (2014). Differences in Facebook Assimilation and Relationship Management between Traditional and Nontraditional Undergraduate Accounting Students, International Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 14 (1), pp. 7 – 16.