Dr. Nelson King

Dr. Nelson King

Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Graduate Program Chair for MSc Systems and Engineering Management

Address: P.O.Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-(0)2-4018229

Fax: +971-(0)2-4472442

Email: nelson.king@ku.ac.ae


  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, 2001
  • M.S., Mining Engineering, University of Arizona, 1985
  • B.S., Mining Engineering, Columbia University, 1979
  • Engineering Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Workflow Analysis & Design
  • Healthcare information technology
  • Socio-organizational impact of technology
  • Process-driven systems

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  • King NE, “Expanding the Boundaries of Clinical Informatics for Inter-Disciplinary Systems Research”, Health Systems, Vol 3, No 1, February 2014, pp 1-11
  • King NE, “Exploring the Impact of Operating Model Choice on the Governance of Inter-Organizational Workflow: The US E-Prescribing Network”, European Journal of Information Systems, Vol 22, No 5, September 2013, pp 548-568
  • Azad B, King NE, “Institutionalized Computer Workaround Practices in a Mediterranean Country: An Examination of Two Organizations”, European Journal of Information Systems, Vol 21, No 4, July 2012, pp 358-372
  • King NE, “A Benefits Dependency Network as the Bridge Between Requirements and Business Objectives: An ODE Perspective”, International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, Vol 1, No 3, 2011, pp 185-208
  • King NE, “Operational Stakeholder Relationships in the Deployment of a Data Storage Grid for Clinical Image Backup and Recovery,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 23, No 1, 2008, pp. 1-16
  • Bijan A, King NE, “Enacting Computer Workarounds within a Medication Dispensing System”, European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 17, No 3, June 2008, pp. 264–278
  • King NE, Christie T, Alami K, “Process Implications of E-Prescribing Information Integration Models: United States Versus a Middle East Approach”, E-service Journal, Vol 5, No 3, Summer 2007, pp. 15-37
  • Guo B, Documet J, Lee J, Liu B, King NE, Shrestha R, Wang K, Huang HK, Grant EG, “Experiences With a Prototype Tracking and Verification System Implemented Within an Imaging Center”, Academic Radiology, Vol 14, No 3, March 2007, pp. 270-278
  • King NE, Documet J, Liu B, “Predicting Clinical Image Delivery Time by Monitoring PACS Queue Behavior”, Journal of Digital Imaging, Vol 19, No S1, December 2006, pp. 35-43
  • Majchrzak A, Rice RE, Malhotra A, King NE, Ba S, “Technology Adaptation: the Case of a Computer supported Inter organizational Virtual Team”, MIS Quarterly, Vol 24 No 4, December 2000, pp. 569 600
  • Majchrzak A, Rice RE, King NE, Malhotra A, Ba S, “Computer-Mediated Inter-Organizational Knowledge-Sharing: Insights from a Virtual Team Innovating Using a Collaborative Tool”, Information Resources Management Journal, January-March 2000, Vol 13, No 1, pp. 44- 53
  • King NE, Majchrzak A, “Concurrent Engineering Tools Are the Human Issues Being Ignored?”, IEEE Trans. On Engineering Management, Vol 43, N 2, May 1996, pp. 189-201
  • King NE, “A Decision Support System for Mine Evaluations”, Project Management Journal, Vol 17, No 1, March 1986