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Shaosong Ou

 

Office: 521 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-0153
Fax: 206-543-3968
Email: shaosong(at)uw.edu

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

“Cogito, ergo sum”

Shaosong Ou

Senior Lecturer of Information Systems

Education

PhD University of Southern California (2006)
MA University of Illinois at Chicago (1999)
BA Huazhong University of Science and Technology (1996)

Academic Expertise

e-commerce
knowledge management
systems development

Current Research

Individual learning on Internet discussion forums from a cognitive elaboration view, Effects of user interactivity and information contextualization on technology-mediated learning, User-developer interaction and the success of an Open-Source Software project

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2007
Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), 2006-2007
Lecturer, Management Department, Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University, 2005-2006

Selected Publications

  1. Acceptance of monetary rewards in open source software development
    Journal Article: Krishnamurthy, S., Ou, S., and Tripathi, A., (2014). Research Policy, Vol. 43(4), pp. 632-644.
  2. Working for free? Motivations for participating in open source projects
    Journal Article: Hars, A., and Ou, S., (2002). International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Vol. 6(3), pp. 25-39.
  3. Why is Open Source Viable? A Study of Intrinsic Motivation, Personal Needs and Future Returns
    Journal Article: Hars, A., & Ou, S., (2000). AMCIS 2000 Proceedings,

Honors and Awards

Wells Fargo Undergraduate Teaching Award - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2012
Faculty of the Year Award - Dept. of Information Systems and Operations Management, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2014-2015, & 2015-2016
Instructor of the Quarter - Dept. of Information Systems and Operations Management, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Autumn 2009, Winter 2011, Autumn 2012, & Autumn 2013
Professor of the Year Award - Graduate Students Association, School of Business, State University of New York, Albany, 2007