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Dr. Efraim Turban obtained his M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. His industry experience includes eight years as an industrial engineer, three of which were spent at General Electric Transformers Plant in Oakland, California. He also has extensive consulting experience to small and large corporations as well as to governments. In his over thirty years of teaching, Professor Turban has served as Chaired Professor at Eastern Illinois University, and as Visiting Professor at City University of Hong Kong, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and University of Science and technology in Hong Kong. He has also taught at UCLA, USC, Simon Fraser University, Lehigh University, California State University, Long Beach, and Florida International University.
Dr. Turban was a co-recipient of the 1984/85 National Management Science Award (Artificial Intelligence in Management). In 1997 he received the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award at California State University, Long beach.
Dr. Turban has published over 110 articles in leading journals including the following: Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations research, Journal of MIS, Communications of the ACM, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Information Systems Frontiers, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Information Management, Heuristics, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Applied Expert Systems, Journal of Investing, Accounting, Management and Information Systems, Computers and Operations research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Omega, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and Electronic Markets. He has also published 23 books, including best seller such as Neural Networks: Applications in Investment and Financial Services (2nd edition) (co-editor with R. Trippi), Richard D. Irwin, 1996; Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence (Prentice Hall, 8th edition, 2007); Expert Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence, (MacMillan Publishing co., 1992), Electronic Commerce: A Managerial Approach, 5th edition, (Prentice Hall, 2008), Introduction to Information Technology 4th edition (Wiley, 2007), and Introduction to Electronic Commerce (Prentice Hall, 2003). His newest book, Business Intelligence (Prentice Hall) is coming in 2007.
Professor Turban is a Visiting Scholar with the Pacific Institute for Information Systems Management College of Business University of Hawaii at Manoa, His major research interests include electronic commerce, strategy, and implementation.


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Management information systems.