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Faculty and Staff Profile

Siyuan Li

Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Office: 120B Sirrine Hall
Phone: (864) 656-1285

 Educational Background

PhD Management Information Systems
University of Georgia 2013

BBA Finance, Information Systems
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2006

 Courses Taught

Introduction to Management Information Systems
Introduction to Business Analytics
Data Management
Business Application Programming
System Analysis and Design


Siyuan (Seth) Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at Clemson University. He got his PhD degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia in 2013 and his Bachelor degree in Finance and Information Systems Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2006. Seth’s research interests lie in the area of recommendation systems and social network analysis in an online e-commerce context. He also conducts research in other areas like sustainability and energy informatics. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming in journals including the Journal of Association for Information Systems, MIS Quarterly Executive, and International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development. Seth’s teaching experience covers a variety of topics and platforms. The courses he taught, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, include business intelligence, system analysis and design, Java programming, introduction to MIS, and database management.

 Research Interests

1. Personalization and Recommendation Systems
2. Social Network Analysis
3. Business Intelligence and Analytics
4. Sustainability, Green IS, and Energy Informatics

 Research Publications

K. Scott, T. Zagenczyk, S. Li., W. Gardner, C. Cogliser, and D. Laverie (2017). “Citizenship Behavior of Included and Excluded Employees: Evidence of a Curvilinear Relationship.” The Proceedings of 2017 Academy of Management Meeting. (Best Accepted Paper)

S. Li and E. Karahanna (2015), "Online Recommendation Systems in a B2C E-commerce Context: A Review and Future Directions," Journal of the Association for Information Systems.

S. Li, M. Boudreau, M. Huber, and R. Watson (2013), “Sustainability Performance and CSR Disclosure: The Missing Link,” IJSESD: Special Issue on Sustainability Reporting.

R. Watson, M. Boudreau, S. Li, and J. Levis (2010), “Telematics at UPS: En Route to Energy Informatics,” MIS Quarterly Executive. (Best Paper Award)