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Dr. Sameh Al Natour, Assistant Professor, Information Technology Management

Dr. Sameh Al Natour

Assistant Professor
DepartmentInformation Technology Management
EducationBSc, MBA, MSc, PhD
OfficeTRS 2-028
Phone416-979-5000 x 3569

Overview

Sameh Al Natour previously taught at the University of British Columbia and the American University of Sharjah, and worked for a number of high-tech companies in Canada. His teaching and research interests include the design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces, e-commerce, the adoption of information systems, and system analysis and design. His research has been published in top journals and premier conferences. He has received a number of research and teaching awards and nominations, and continues to serve as a reviewer for a number of academic journals and conferences.

Electronic commerce, decision support systems, information systems adoption, and computer-mediated communication.

Refereed Journal Articles

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I., and Cenfetelli, R. “The Adoption of Online Shopping Assistants: Perceived Similarity as an Antecedent to Evaluative Beliefs,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems(12:5), 2011, pp. 347-374.

Al-Natour, S. and Cavusoglu, H. “The Strategic Knowledge-Based Dependency Diagrams: A Tool for Analyzing Strategic Knowledge Dependencies for The Purposes of Understanding and Communicating,” Information Technology and Management (10:2), 2009, pp. 103-121.

Al-Natour, S. and Benbasat, I. “The Adoption and Use of IT Artifacts: A New Interaction-Centric Model for the Study of User-Artifact Relationships,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems (10:9), 2009, pp. 637-660.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Al-Natour, S. and Benbasat, I. “Different Views and Evaluations of IT Artifacts,” Proceedings of the Thirty Sixth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, Texas, December 2015.

Al-Natour, S. and Woo, C. “The Determinants of Student Satisfaction with Online Video Presentations,” Proceedings of the AIS SIG-ED IAIM 2011 Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2014.

Al-Natour, S., Gemino, A. and Krider, R. “Effective Online Ads: The Role of Placement and Animation,” Proceedings of the Thirty Fourth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy, December 2013.

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I. and Cenfetelli, R. “The Role of Design Characteristics in Enhancing Social Presence,” Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Miami, FL, December 2012.

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I. and Cenfetelli, R. “Users’ Interdependence with Online Virtual Advisors: Antecedents and Consequences,” Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Shanghai, China, December 2011 (nominee, best paper award).

Cavusoglu, H., Al-Natour, S., Cavusoglu, H. “ICT Value Creation at Four Levels of Analysis: Review of Extant Research and a New Conceptual Model,” Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Enterprise Systems, Accounting and Logistics (ICESAL). Thassos Island, Greece, July 10‐13, 2011.

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I., and Cenfetelli, R. “Intentions to Disclose and Comfort While Disclosing Different Types of Personal Information: A Social Exchange Perspective,” Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), St. Louis, MO, December 2010.

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I., and Cenfetelli, R. “Trustworthy Virtual Advisors and Enjoyable Interactions: Designing for Expressiveness and Transparency,” Proceedings of the Eighteenth European Conference on Information Systems, South Africa, June 2010.

Al-Natour, S., Benbasat, I., and Cenfetelli, R. “The determinants of Accepting Conflicting Advice from Online Intelligent Decision Aids,” Proceedings of the 2010 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Regina, Canada, May 2010. (honorable mention award).

Undergraduate

Course Code Course Title
ITM 100 Foundations of Information Systems
ITM 707 Strategy, Management and Acquisition

Graduate

Course Code Course Title
MT 8216 Global Markets and Technological Trends
Year Award
2013 Best reviewer nominee, the Annual Workshop on HCI
2011 Best reviewer nominee, the Annual Workshop on HCI
2010 Honorable mention award – Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)