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The Australian National University

Dr Alex Richardson

PhD (Commerce - Information Systems), B.IT (Hons)

Phone:Ext. 59807
(+61) 2 612 59807
Fax:(+61) 2 612 55005
Office:Room 2034
Hanna Neumann Building (21)
Mailing Address:
Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems
ANU College of Business and Economics
Hanna Neumann Building 21
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Alex Richardson


Selected Publications

  • Richardson, A, Gregor, S & Heaney, R 2012, 'Using decision support to manage the influence of cognitive abilities on share trading performance', Australian Journal of Management, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 523-541. 
  • Ho, S.Y. and Richardson, A. 2013, 'Trust and Distrust in Open Source Software Development', in press Journal of Computer Information Systems
  • Tan, M & Richardson, A 2011, 'Please Do Not Disturb: Managing Interruptions And Task Complexity', The Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), United States.

For further publication information, please refer to Researchers@ANU

Disciplines & research interests

  • Business Information Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Educational Technology And Computing
  • Digital Distribution


Current semester

  • INFS2005 - Accounting Information Systems
  • INFS7004 - Accounting Information Systems

Previous semesters

  • INFS1001 - Business Information Systems
  • INFS2004 - Electronic Business
  • INFS2005 - Accounting Information Systems
  • INFS7003 - Database Systems
  • INFS7006 - Information Systems And Communication Technologies
  • INFS7007 - Information Systems Analysis and Modelling
  • INFS7040 - Electronic Commerce for Managers

Consultation times

During teaching periods

  • Monday 1pm-2pm
  • Thursday 12pm-1pm
  • other times by appointment

Professional responsibilities

Professional Memberships

  • Core Member of National Centre for Information Systems Research (NCISR)
  • Founding member of the ACT Computer Science and ICT in Education Association
  • Member of ANU Gender Institute
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member of Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Reviewer activities

  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS)
  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA)
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
  • Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS)
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)

Further information

Roles within RSABIS

  • Information Systems Honours covenor
  • School Seminar Series Convenor
  • School Education Committee member

Updated: 24 April 2014 /Responsible Officer: Dean, Business & Economics /Page Contact: College Web Team