Hossam Ali-Hassan

Professeur agrégé, Directeur

ILST/Administration des affaires

   YH359, 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N3M6
   (416)736-2100 x88599

Doctorat en Administration des Affaires (major in Management Information Systems, minor in Organization Behavior), 2010

            Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada

Masters of Business Administration (MBA), 1998

            McGill University, Montreal, Canada

B.E. Génie électriques (Computer and Communication), 1989

            American University of Beirut, Lebanon


  • El Morr C., Jammal M., Ali-Hassan H., and El-Hallak, W. (forthcoming).  “Machine Learning for Practical Decision Making - A Multidisciplinary Perspective with Applications from Healthcare, Engineering and Business Analytics”, Springer Nature.

  • El Morr C., and Ali-Hassan H. (2019). “Analytics in Healthcare: a practical introduction”, SpringerBriefs in Health Care Management and Economics

Articles dans des revues savantes

  • Ali-Hassan, H., Eloulabi, R., & Keethakumar, A. (2020). Internet non-use among Canadian Indigenous older adults: Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1-10.
  • Allam H., Bliemel M., Ali-Hassan HSpiteri L., and Blustein J. (2020). “If you Build it, They Won’t Come: What Motivates Employees to Create and Share Tagged Content: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Validation”, International Journal of Information Management, 54.
  • Ali-Hassan H., Sekharan V. and Kim T. (2019). “Internet non-use among the Canadian older adult population: General Social Survey (GSS)”. The Journal of Community Informatics, 15. 
  • Allam H., Bliemel M., Spiteri L., Blustein J., and Ali-Hassan H. (2019) “Applying a Multi-Dimensional Hedonic Concept of Intrinsic Motivation on Social Tagging Tools: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Validation”. The International Journal of Information Management, .45 (April), pp. 211-222.
  • Conrad C., Bliemel M., and Ali-Hassan H. (2019). “The Role of Flow in Learning Distributed Computing and MapReduce Concepts using Hands-On Analogy”, The Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), 30(1).
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Nevo D. (2016). “How Social Media Can Enhance Access to Information through Transactive Memory Development”.  AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interactions (THCI), 8(4), pp. 185-212. 
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Allam H. (2016). “Comparing Crowdsourcing Initiatives: Toward a Typology Development”, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS), 33(4), pp 318-331.
  • Ali-Hassan H., Nevo D., and Wade M. (2015). “Linking dimensions of social media use to job performance: The role of social capital”. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS), 24(2), pp 65-89. 
  • Bliemel M. and Ali-Hassan H. (2014) Game-based experiential learning in Online Management Information Systems classes using Intel’s IT Manager III”, The Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), 25(2), pp 117-124.
  • Ali-Hassan H. (2013) “Social Capital in MIS Literature”, Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR), 6(4), pp 1-17.
  • Ali-Hassan H., Nevo, D., and Nevo S. (2010) “Mobile Collaboration: Exploring the Role of Social Capital”, The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 41(2), pp 9-24.


  • Ali-Hassan H. (2009). “Social Capital Theory”, in Handbook of Research on Contemporary Theoretical Models in Information Systems, Dwivedi, Lal, William, Schnebeger, and Wade (Eds), pp 420-433, Information Science Reference, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-659-4.ch024 .

Autres publications

Communications parus dans des actes de congrèarbitrés

  • Pandeliev, V., Lyons, K., Ali-Hassan, H., Namanloo, A., and Bliemel, M. (forthcoming). “A Serious Game for Teaching Data Literacy”. Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE CTSoc International Conference on Games, Entertainment & Media (GEM), Barbados. 
  • Alyami, E., Matwin, S., Ali-Hassan, H., and Watters, C. (forthcoming). “Saudi Women’s Online Self-Development via Online Social Networks- A qualitative approach”. Proceedings of The Middle East & North Africa Conference for Information System (MENACIS) 2022, Dhahran, KSA.
  • Alyami, E., Matwin, S., Elmasri, T., and Ali-Hassan, H. (2020). "Mining The Saudi Twittersphere for Expressive Support Towards Women," 2020 Fourth World Conference on Smart Trends in Systems, Security and Sustainability (WorldS4), London, United Kingdom, 2020, pp. 301-305, doi: 10.1109/WorldS450073.2020.9210367.
  • Allam H., Ali-Hassan H., Rajan A, and Samara K. (2018). “Deploying Cloud Computing in Higher Education – A UAE Case Study”. Proceedings of the Fifth HCT Information Technology Trends (ITT 2018) conference, Dubai, UAE.
  • Allam H., Ali-Hassan H., Qusa, H., and Al Amir O. (2018). “A Proposed Theoretical Model of Users' Acceptance of Mobile Cloud Computing”. Proceedings of the Fifth HCT Information Technology Trends (ITT 2018) conference, Dubai, UAE.
  • Ali-Hassan, H., LeLiever, A., and Vincelli, S. (2016). “Geospatial analysis of Calgary crime data in residential communities”, Proceedings of The Nineteenth SAP Academic Conference Americas, San Diego, CA.
  • Ridsdale, C., Rothwell, J., Ali-Hassan, H., Bliemel, M., Irvine, D., Kelly, D., Matwin, S., Smit, M., and Wuetherick, B. (2016). “Data literacy: A multidisciplinary synthesis of the literature”, Proceedings of The Nineteenth SAP Academic Conference Americas, San Diego, CA.
  • Conrad C., Ali-Hassan H., and Bliemel M. (2015). “Hadoop hands on: Teaching MapReduce to business students through analogy”, Proceedings of the 2015 Big Data and Analytics EdCon, Puerto Rico.
  • Ali-Hassan H. (2012). “Web2.0: A new generation of knowledge management capabilities”, Proceedings of the 42nd Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada.
  • Bliemel M. and Ali-Hassan H. (2012). “Learning to play and playing to learn: using Intel’s IT Manager III game in management information systems education”, Proceedings on the 1st Symposium on Experiential Learning in IT Education, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Ali-Hassan H., Nevo D., Kim H. and Perelgut S. (2011), “Organizational social computing and employee job performance: The knowledge access route”,   Proceedings of the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2011 (HICSS-44), Hawaii, DOI:10.1109/HICSS.2011.338 . 
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Nevo D. (2011). “Fun at work: The impact of hedonic use of social computing on job performance”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), (volume 32), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Nevo D. (2009). “Identifying social computing dimensions: A multidimensional scaling study”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Phoenix, AZ, http://aisel.aisnet.org/icis2009/148.
  • Ali-Hassan H. (2007). “Mobile Computing Effect on Social Capital among Coworkers”, Proceedings of the Annual conference of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), (volume 28), Ottawa, ON
  • Furneaux B., Wade M., and Ali-Hassan H. (2007). “Theorizing in information systems research: Some preliminary findings”, Proceedings of the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2007 (HICSS-40), Hawaii, DOI:10.1109/HICSS.2007.561.
  • Furneaux G. B., Wade M. and Ali-Hassan H. (2006). “An Exploration of Theoretical Diversity in Information Systems Research”, Proceedings of the JAIS Theory Development Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.


  • Pandeliev, V., Lyons, K., Ali-Hassan, H., Namanloo, A., and Bliemel, M. (2022). “Workshop on Teaching Data Literacy Skills using an Interactive Online Game”, 2022 International Conference on Information Resources Management, Ontario Tech University, Oshawa, ON.
  • Ali-Hassan, H. and Bliemel, M. (2020). “Introductory spatial analysis exercise for business students using SAP Predictive Analytics and ESRI ArcGIS”, 4th Biannual Conference on GIS in Education and Research, University of Toronto, ON. 
  • Ali-Hassan, H. and Bliemel, M. (2019). “Experiential Learning Approach to Business and Analytics Education”, The UWI Biennial Conference, Education Beyond Borders: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges, 19-21 February 2019 atUWI the School of Education, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Abelseth, B., Ali-Hassan, H., Bliemel, M. and Gonzalez, P. (2017). "Experiential Learning in Business Education: Applying an Experiential Learning Curricula in Information Systems Classes", Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) 2017 Conference, Halifax, NS.  
  • Bliemel, M., Ali-Hassan, H., and Gonzalez, P. (2016). “Multi-Mode Experiential Learning Approaches to Information Systems and Analytics Education”, The 2016 Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning, Halifax, NS.
  • Wuetherick, B., Smit, M., Risdale, C., Rothwell, J., Bliemel, M., Ali-Hassan, H., Kelley, D., Irvine, D., and Matwin, S. (2015). “Data Literacy as a Core Graduate Attribute: Maximizing Undergraduate Students’ Career Readiness Across the Disciplines”, Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Bliemel M. (2014). “Teaching business process management using IBM’s INNOV8 BPM simulation game”, International Conference on Education and Higher Education (ICEHE), Dubai, UAE.
  • Bliemel M. and Ali-Hassan H. (2014) “Technology, Teamwork and the Flipped Classroom; Blending Multiple Advanced Experiential Learning Approaches in Business Education”,  Fostering Deep Learning with Technology Conference, Dalhousie University's Centre for Learning and Teaching, Halifax, Canada.
  • Bliemel M. and Ali-Hassan H. (2013). “Measurement and manipulation of neurological factors in decision making in the context of business intelligence software using electroencephalogram (EEG) systems”, Tech3Lab Annual Research Workshop, HEC Montreal, Canada.
  • Ali-Hassan H. (2008). “Corporate Social Computing: A New Platform for Innovative Job Performance”, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), (Doctoral Consortium), Paris, France.
  • Ali-Hassan H. (2008). “Enhancing Organizational Innovation through Social Computing”,  Fourteenth Americas Conference on information Systems (AMCIS),  (Doctoral Consortium), Toronto, Canada.
  • Ali-Hassan H. and Nevo D. (2008). “Corporate Social Computing Taxonomy Development”, Positive Design: Technology+Design+Management, working conference, Monterrey, Mexico.

Rapports techniques

  • Ridsdale C., Rothwell J., Smit M., Ali-Hassan H., Bliemel M., Irvine D., Kelley D., Matwin S., and Wuetherick B. (2015). “Strategies and Best Practices for Data Literacy Education”, SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Report. http://www.ideas-idees.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/ uploads/general/2015/sshrc-ksg-smit.pdf

Études de cas

  • Schneider K., Utecht K., Gonzalez P., Ali-Hassan H., and Bliemel M. “Introduction to SuccessFactors for MIS students”. (2015). Teaching case in Cloud Computing and HCM SAP University Alliance Faculty Community.

  • Winner of the 2021 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award, York University.
  • Winner of the Excellence in Management Teaching Award, 2016, Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University.

  • eCampus Ontario, Virtual Learning Strategy grant, co-applicant, 2021, $89,878. Title: Serious Game to Teach Data Literacy and Visualization.
  • York University Faculty Association (YUFA), Teaching-Learning Development Grant, Sole Applicant, 2019, $2,223. Title: Developing applied analytics skills for the classroom. 
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Development Grant (IDG), Primary Investigator, 2016-2018, $47,206. Title: Defining and Measuring Business Analytics Performance.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Knowledge Synthesis Grant, Co-Applicant, 2015-2016, $25,000. Title: Strategies and best practices for data literacy education.
  • Rowe School of Business Research Grant, Primary Investigator, 2015-2017, $10,000. Title: Defining and measuring business analytics user performance.
  • Dalhousie University Social Sciences and Humanities Research Development Fund (RDF), Primary Investigator, 2014-2016, $3,500. Title: Defining and measuring business analytics performance.
  • Rowe School of Business Research Grant, Co-Applicant, 2013-2015, $5,000. Title: Measurement and manipulation of neurological factors in decision making.
  • Dalhousie University Social Sciences and Humanities Research Development Fund, Applicant, 2011-2013, $3,500. Title: Linking Social Media Use to Job Performance
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Standard Research Grant, Co-Applicant then Primary Investigator, 2009-2013, $72,400. Title: Studying Organizational Social Computing
  • IBM University Relations Ph.D. Fellowship Award, 2009-2010, $21,700
  • IBM University Relations Ph.D. Fellowship Award, 2008-2009, $21,700
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), 2007-2008, $15,000