Timothy McBush Hiele

jung woo han
School: The Business School
Department: Business Innovation
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: timothymcbush.hiele@rmit.edu.vn
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1088-1190

Timothy McBush Hiele obtained his Ph.D. degree in International Management from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Currently, he serves as a faculty member at the Business School, RMIT University Vietnam in Vietnam. His research focuses on Strategic Information Systems, Management Information Systems, and Electronic Commerce. He has articles that are published in international refereed journals, such as Journal of the Association for Information Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and others.

  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, Institute of International Management, National Cheng Kung University (February 2013 – June 2017
  • MBA in Management and Service Science, College of Management, Yuan Ze University (September 2010 – June 2012)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing, International College, Ming Chuan University (September 2006 – June 2010)

  • Digital Business

  • Management Information Systems
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Cybersecurity Research & Innovation Hub

  • Chen, J., Hiele, T. M., Sirinimitwong, T. (2022). Does Political Information Dissemination Matter on Twitter? A Mixed Method Analysis. International Journal of E-Adoption, 14(1), 1-22
  • Chen, J. V., Hiele, T. M., & Lin, M. (2022). Examining Taiwan’s national health insurance website quality and customers’ loyalty. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 19(2), 146-166
  • Chen, J. V., Hiele, T. M., Kryszak, A., & Ross, W.H. (2020). Predicting Intention to Participate in Socially Responsible Collective Action in Social Networking Website Groups. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 21(2), 341-363
  • Hiele, T. M., Widjaja, A. E., Chen, J. V., & Hariguna, T. (2019). Investigating students’ collaborative work to continue to use the social networking site. International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, 8(1.5), 375-386
  • Chen, J. V., & Hiele, T. M. (2019). The Moderating Effect of Industry Types on IT-Coordination Costs Relationship. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 59(2), 97-104
  • Chen, J. V., Su, B. C., & Hiele, T. M. (2017). The Impact of IT–Coordination Costs on Firm Size and Productivity: Transaction Cost Perspective. International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 21(1), 99-127
  • Chen, J. V., Htaik, S., Hiele, T. M., & Chen, C. (2017). Investigating International Tourists’ Intention to Revisit Myanmar Based on Need Gratification, Flow Experience and Perceived Risk. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 18(1), 25-44
  • Widjaja, A. E., Chen, J. V., & Hiele, T. M. (2016). The Effect of Online Participation in Online Learning Course for Studying Trust in Information and Communication Technologies. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning (IJCBPL), 6(3), 79-93

  • Tier II RMIT University Grant (2024 - present).  No. 27233, An Investigation on Climate Change Risk Perceptions, Adaptation and Mitigation Actions and the Moderating Role of Digital Technology in the Mekong Delta’s Agri-food Supply Chain.
  • RMIT University Strategic Innovation Challenge Project (2023 – present). Crowdsourcing Innovation Platform for Vietnam.
  • Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project, No: 109WFDA110113 (2020 – 2021). Taiwan. NTD$480,000. (Now known as the National Science and Technology Council) 
  • o Academic Research of Ming Chuan University (2020 – 2021). Taiwan. NTD$22,000

  • Regional (Member) Editor for Asia, International Transactions on Education Technology (ITEE), 2022 – present 
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of E-Adoption, 2022 – present
  • Academic Society Member, The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China, 2017 - present

  • February 2023 - Present, Lecturer, RMIT University Vietnam, The Business School, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • May 2021 – January 2023, Assistant Professor, Solomon Islands National University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • February 2018 – July 2021, Assistant Professor, Ming Chuan University, International College, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
  • September 2017 – January 2018, Assistant Professor, Tunghai University, International College, Taichung City, Taiwan