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Assoc Prof Abdul Hafeez-Baig

Assoc Prof Abdul Hafeez-Baig
Name Abdul Hafeez-Baig
Position Associate Professor (Information Systems)
Section School of Business
Office T248
Location Toowoomba Campus
Qualifications BSc Punjab , BBus USQ , GDipFET USQ , MBA Griffith , MIS Griffith , PhD USQ
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Abdul holds a PhD in the domain of healthcare and information systems from USQ and master¿s degrees in MIS and MBA from Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Since joining USQ in Jan 2004, he has published several refereed publications and has numerous research grants in the domains of health and education regarding technology management. Abdul is very conversant with wireless technology as well as emerging technologies and learning management systems. He teaches information systems concepts to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including MBA students. He has also supervised numerous postgraduate research students. Abdul also has numerous publications in academic and scholarly journals and has a vast array of scholarly conference papers, all of which have been focused on the domain of information systems. Abdul has extensive experience in the area of information systems, especially relates to the healthcare sector. He is quite interested in wireless healthcare applications, systems analysis and design, adoption, the infusion and diffusion of information technology, M-learning and E-Commerce, outsourcing, networking, healthcare and information technology, and the re-engineering of business processes.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 080699 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 460999 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 390199 )

Research interests
Wireless and Healthcare;
Health Informatics;
Healthcare and Information Technology;
Mobile Learning;
Adoption, Diffusion and Infusion of Information Technology in Healthcare;
Reengineering of Business Processes;
Networking and Integration of Wireless Handheld Devices;
Technology Base Teaching;

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CIS8004 - Business Systems Planning & Implementation
CIS8000 - Global Information Strategy
CIS8010 - IT Project Management
CIS8701 - Big Data Visualisation
CIS8011 - Digital Innovation
CIS2000 - System Analysis and Design
CIS3009 -Enterprise Systems in Practice

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
20 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Under Graduate Program Coordinator

Research most recent
Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Gururajan, Raj (2013) Phenomena of adoption of wireless handheld devices: a case of healthcare setting. In: Cases on the diffusion and adoption of sustainable development practices. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, PA. United States, pp. 20-43. ISBN 978-1-4666-2842-7

Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Danaher, Patrick and Gururajan, Raj (2014) Academics’ Attitudes towards Mobile Technologies in an Australian University: Implications for Enhancing Flexibility in Cooperative and Symbolic Communities of Web Based Educational Practice. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication. ISSN 2277-3061

Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Gururajan, Raj (2014) Readiness as a novel construct of Readiness Acceptance Model (RAM) for the Wireless Handheld Technology. International Journal of Computers & Technology. ISSN: 2321-8169

Gururajan, R and Hafeez-Baig, A., (2014), An empirical study to determine factors that motivate and limit the implementation Of ICT in healthcare environments, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 14:98, doi:10.1186/1472-6947-14-98, Published: 23 December 2014

Research most notable
2015 - Australia China Young Scientist Exchange Program
2014 - DFAT Grant - Pakistani Leadership on Women's Health - $279,000
2013 - AusAid - Pakistani Leadership Program - $167,000
2012 - Anglicare Mobile Telehealth Assessment - $50,000
2011 - Knowledge Management and Telehealth, ARC, $160,000
2010 - Indo-Queensland Research Grant, Australia-India Governments, $535,000

Publications in ePrints

Chowdhury, Avijit ORCID: and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Gururajan, RajORCID: (2021) Development of a survey instrument to explore telehealth adoption in the healthcare domain. In: 23RD International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2021), 24-29 July 2021, Washington DC, United States.

Woods, Ash and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and McCubbin, Amanda (2021) Discovering dynamic Virtual Team determinants through an interpretivist philosophical framework. In: 31st Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2020), 1-4 Dec 2020, Wellington, New Zealand.

Chakraborty, Subrata and Dann, ChristopherORCID: and Mandal, Anuradha and Dann, Beverly and Paul, Manoranjan and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul (2021) Effects of rubric quality on marker variation in higher education. Studies In Educational Evaluation, 70:100997. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0191-491X

Yusif, Salifu and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Soar, JeffreyORCID: (2020) A model for evaluating eHealth preparedness – a case study approach. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 14 (3). pp. 561-587. ISSN 1750-6166

Yusif, Salifu and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Soar, JeffreyORCID: (2020) An Exploratory Study of the Readiness of Public Healthcare Facilities in Developing Countries to Adopt Health Information Technology (HIT)/e-Health: the Case of Ghana. Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research, 4 (2). pp. 189-214. ISSN 2509-4971

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 080699 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 460999 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 390199 )

Research topics