University of Essex

Academic Staff

Dr Jackson Adams

Position in departmentPersonal Tutor
Staff positionLecturer in Information Technology
Telephone01206 872465
RoomEBS 3.23
Office hoursYou can find details of Academic office hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

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
  • BE114Applying E-Commerce in Business
  • BE164 E-Commerce: An Alternative Perspective
  • BE219 E-Commerce

  • with  Al Shishany, A.;  Kharabsheh, R. &  Elnsour, W. (2017)  The Future of Group Decision Support System Supported Meetings: Perceiving the Value and the Need for Competitive Strategies. International Review of Management and Marketing, 7 (2), 93-101. ISSN: 2146-4405.
  • 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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