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Hala Annabi

CV Associate Professor, MSIM Program Chair
hpannabi@uw.edu
Mary Gates Hall 370B
Phone: 206-685-5585

Specializations

  • Inclusive Learning Organizations
  • Women in the Technology Industry
  • Individuals with Autism in the Workplace

Courses

  • IMT 580 - Management And Strategic Leadership

Biography

Dr. Hala Annabi is an Associate Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on creating and maintaining inclusive learning organizations. Dr. Annabi investigates diversity and inclusion interventions in the technology industry aimed at retaining and advancing women, as well as recruiting, retaining, and advancing individuals with autism. Dr. Annabi earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Management Information Systems and an MBA from Le Moyne College. She earned a Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from The Information School at Syracuse University in 2005.

Education

  • Ph D, Information Science and Technology, Syracuse University, 2005
  • MBA, LeMoyne College, 1999
  • BS, Business Administration, LeMoyne College, 1997

Awards

  • Reviewer of the Year Award - AMCIS, 2018
  • Dean's Special Recognition Award - The College of Business, Ohio University, 2013
  • Senior Class Faculty Recognition Award - The College of Business, Ohio University, 2013

Consulting and Other Projects

  • Leadership Training Workshop for the Boeing Company

Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Future Professorate Program at Syracuse University
  • IFIP Working Group 8.2
  • AIS SIG-Social Inclusion
  • AIS SIG for Education

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    Are Women Affinity Groups Enough to Solve the Retention Problem of Women in the IT Workforce? (2018)
    Proceedings of the 51th Hawaii International Conference on System Science Authors: Hala Annabi, Mina Tari
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Improving the Retention of Women in the IT Workforce: An Investigation of Gender Diversity Interventions (2018)
    Information Systems Journal, Page 1-33 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sarah Lebovitz
  • Conference Paper
    Where Affinity Meets Practice: Emerging Communities of Practice to Meet the Needs of Korean IT Professionals (2018)
    Proceedings of the 51th Hawaii International Conference on System Science Authors: Ada Kim, Hala Annabi
  • Conference Paper
    It’s Not Just About Attention to Details (2017)
    Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Science Authors: Hala Annabi, Karthika Sundaresan, Annuska Zolyomi
  • Conference Paper
    Understanding How Effective Are Diversity Interventions At Addressing the Barriers Women Face in the IT Workplace? A Theoretical Model (2016)
    Proceedings of the 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems Authors: Hala Annabi, Sarah Pels
  • Conference Paper
    MIS-­Understood: A Longitudinal Analysis of MIS Major Misperceptions (2015)
    AIS-SIGED: IAIM Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Social Media as the Missing Link: Connecting Communities of Practice to Business Strategy (2013)
    Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Volume 23, Issue 1 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann
  • Conference Paper
    Guidelines to Align Communities of Practice with Business Objectives: An Application of Social Media (2012)
    Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Science, ISBN/ISSN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2012.297 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann, Sarah Pels, Paul Arnold, Christopher Rivinus
  • Conference Paper
    Depicting What Really Matters: Using Episodes to Study Latent Phenomenon (2008)
    ICIS 2008 Proceedings Authors: Hala Annabi, Kevin Crowston, Robert Heckman
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Examining the Effectiveness of Virtual Communities Of Practice: A Research Framework (2008)
    Issues in Information Systems, Volume 9, Issue 2 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Preparing the Knowledge Worker: How Can IS Programs Meet the Challenge? (2008)
    Issues in Information Systems, Volume 9, Issue 1 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann
  • Conference Paper
    Learning Triggers in Virtual Groups: The Case of the Apache Web Server (2007)
    Proceedings of the International Federation of Information Processing Working Groups 8.2 on Information Systems and Organizations and 9.5 on Virtuality and Society, Volume 236, ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-387-73025-7 Author: Hala Annabi
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Open Source Software Development: The New Training Ground? (2007)
    Issues in Information Systems, Volume 8, Issue 2 Authors: Hala Annabi, Sean McGann

Presentations

  • Autism Employment in IT: A Research Agenda, TREO Talks (2018)
    International Conference for Information Systems - San Francisco, California
  • Job Stress Amongst Software Developers with Autism: A Theoretical Framework (2018)
    Fourth Annual Post-ICIS SIG Social Inclusion Workshop - San Francisco, California
  • Someone On My Level: How Women of Color Describe the Role of Teaching Assistants in Creating Inclusive Technology Courses (2018)
    Fourth Annual Post-ICIS SIG Social Inclusion Workshop - San Francisco, California