University of Essex

Academic Staff

Dr Jackson Adams

Position in departmentPersonal Tutor
Staff positionLecturer in Information Technology
Telephone01206 872465
RoomEBS 3.23
Office hours

BA, BSc (Hon); MA (Essex), MSc (Essex); MPhil (Sheffield); PhD (Birmingham City University)

Current research
  • Consumer Privacy Rights in E-Commerce
  • Anonymity in Computerised Group Meetings
Research interests
  • Applications of IT in Accounting, Finance and Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • E-Commerce & E-Business
  • Human Resources Management in E-Work & E-Business
  • Legal Implications of E-Commerce
  • Group Decision Support Systems
Teaching responsibilities
  • BE100 Introduction to Accounting
  • BE119 Accounting Information Systems
  • BE114 Applying E-Commerce in Business
  • BE164 E-Commerce: An Alternative Perspective

  • with Albakjaji, Mohamed (2016) "Cyberspace: New threat to the sovereignty of the State". Management Studies, Vol. 4, No. 6, 256-265.
  • with Albakjaji, Mohamed (2016) "Cyberspace: A Vouch for Alternative Legal Mechanisms". The International Journal of Business and Cyber Security (IJBCS Vol. 1, Issue 1, July 2016).

  • with Al shishany, A. (2015) Anonymity and Task-Conflict in Group Decision Support Systems - A Critical Look at Current Practices and Industry Future of GDSS Supported Group Meetings,  Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-66088-7.
  • with Lebbadi, Taha (2014) Computerizing Safety Management Systems in Shipping CompaniesLambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-61723-2. 
  •  with Al Shishany, Amer (2014) "Predetermined and Controlled Outcomes of Group Decision Support Systems Anonymous Meetings". The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society (Forthcoming).
  • with Al Shishany, Amer (2013) "Anonymity Enhancing Technologies (AETs) in GDSS Supported Meetings". 'Journal of E-Technology', Volume 4, Issue 1.
  • with Al Shishany, Amer (2013) "Anonymity and Group Task-Conflict in GDSS Supported Meetings". American Academic & Scholarly Research Journal (AASRJ), Volume 5, Number 3 - Special Issue.

 Forthcoming Conferences with Accepted Papers:

  • Most Recent Conferences with Accepted Papers:

  • with Albakjaji, Mohamed (2016) "Cyberspace: A Vouch for Alternative Legal Mechanisms". The International Conference on Business and Cyber Security, 12-13th May 2016. London, UK.  
  • with Albakjaji, Mohamed (2015) "Cyberspace: New threat to the sovereignty of the State". 4th European Business Research Conference, 9-10 April 2015. Imperial College London, UK.
  • with Al shishany, A. (2015) "The Future of GDSS Supported Meetings: Perceiving the Value and the Need for Competitive Strategies". IEEE Technically Co-Sponsored SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, November 10 &11, 2015 in London, UK.
  • with Al shishany, A. (2014) Understanding the Impact of a Facilitator’s Behaviour on a GDSS Meeting Outcomes: The Formulation of the TAGDSSM Model, Proc. of the Second Intl. Conf. on Advances In Computing, Communication and Information Technology, CCIT 2014, ISBN: 978-1-63248-051-4, doi: 10.15224/978-1-63248-051-4-16. 

  • with Al shishany, A. (2014) Predetermined and Controlled Outcomes of GDSS Meetings, International Conference on Innovative Trends in Multidisciplinary Academic Research, October 20-21, 2014. ITMAR © 2014 Istanbul, Turkey. Global Illuminators, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • GDN 2014, Joint International Conference of the INFORMS GDN Section and the EURO Working Group on DSS, Toulouse, June, 10- 13, 2014. Special Focus: Group Decision Making and Web 3.0.
  • IEEE Technically Co-Sponsored Science and Information Conference 2014 London (UK).
  • Feb 2014 – the 10th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Madrid - Spain.
  • The World Congress on Internet Security (World CIS) December 2013 in London UK.
  • The 5th AASRC international conference “Information Systems and Technology Management for Innovation and Regional Development” ISTMID2013 – Amman.
  • February 2013 - The International Conference on Information Technology and E-Services ICITeS’2013: Sousse, Tunisia.

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