Recent Submissions

  • Balancing openness and prioritization in a two-tier Internet 

    Nault, Barrie R.; Zimmermann, Steffen (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, acceptedVersion, 2018-10-03)
  • Pricing in C2C sharing platforms 

    Angerer, Peter; Provin, Daniel; Zimmermann, Steffen; Nault, Barrie R. (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, acceptedVersion, 2017-07-23)
    Sharing platforms such as Zilok.com enable the sharing of durable goods among consumers, and seek to maximize profits by charging transaction-based platform fees. We develop a model where consumers that are heterogeneous ...
  • An internet-Enabled Move to the Market in Logistics 

    Gong, Fengmei; Nault, Barrie R.; Rahman, Mohammad Saifur (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2016-01-21)
    Logistics outsourcing has increased with the commercialization of the Internet, implying a reduction in the corresponding transaction costs. The Internet – with its universal connectivity and open standards – radically ...
  • Information technology substitution revisited 

    Zhang, Dawei; Cheng, Zhuo (June); Mohammad, Hasan A. Qurban H.; Nault, Barrie R. (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2014-12-26)
    Taking advantage of the opportunities created by the price adjusted performance improvement in IT depends in part on the ability of IT capital to substitute for other inputs in production. Studies in the IS literature as ...
  • Emergent themes in the interface between economics of information systems and management of technology 

    Ba, Sulin; Nault, Barrie (Wiley, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/licensing/self-archiving.html, 2017-04)
    In this article, we look at research published over a five‐year time span in the economics of information systems (IS) area in four premier journals, including Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, ...
  • Organization of public safety networks: Spillovers, interoperability, and participation 

    Liu, Yipeng; Guo, Hong; Nault, Barrie (Wiley, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/licensing/self-archiving.html, 2016-09-14)
    We analyze trade‐offs in the organization of public safety networks when network assets are distributed across districts and a district values network assets in its own and other districts. Comparing centralized, decentralized, ...
  • A dynamic pricing strategy for a 3PL provider with heterogeneous customers 

    Zhang, Jian; Nault, Barrie R.; Tu, Paul Yiliu L. (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2015-06-08)
    We study the pricing problem for a third-party-logistics (3PL) provider that provides ware-housing and transportation services. When customers arrive at the 3PL provider, they specify the delivery dates for their freight, ...
  • Operating room scheduling and adaptive control using a priority first fit decreasing heuristic 

    Li, Wei; Mitchell, Victoria L.; Nault, Barrie R.; Brind, Denise (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2015-06)
    Operating room (OR) scheduling is a critical factor affecting overall hospital performance. We examine OR scheduling from two perspectives. In the first perspective we propose a scheme for OR block scheduling that uses ...
  • Adoption of Electric Trucks in Freight Transportation 

    Alp, Osman; Tan, Tarkan; Udenio, Maximiliano (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2019-10-15)
    Transportation sector is the largest contributor of global greenhouse gas emissions in the USA. Disruptive technological changes in this sector, such as alternative fuel vehicles, are crucial for emission reduction. We ...
  • Flow Experience and Team Performance: The Role of Team Goal Commitment and Information Exchange 

    Aubé, Caroline; Brunelle, Eric; Rousseau, Vincent (Université de Montréal, HEC Montréal, 2013-01)
    While a number of studies show that the flow experience is related to different outcomes at the individual level, the role of flow in work teams remains unclear. This study contributes to the advancement of knowledge on ...

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