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Nick Letch

Dr, Deputy Dean / Deputy Head of School, BBus Curtin, PhD Murd.

  • The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

19962017
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Biography

Nick Letch is a member of the Management and Organisations Discipline Group at the UWA Business School where he teaches and researches Business Information Systems. Nick was appointed as the Deputy Dean and Head of School for the UWA Business School in September 2017. He was Director of Academic Programs for the Business School 2015-2017.
Nick’s research interests examine the interplay of social and technical aspects of information technology implementations. His PhD thesis investigated public sector information systems and in particular their support for citizen-administration relationships. He maintains an interest in IT in public administration and educational contexts and continues to research the development of emerging information infrastructures and their impacts. He has published and presented his research in a range of national and international forums and has also provided consultancy services to government and private sector organisations in areas including information systems management and governance, information systems evaluation and database design and development.
Nick chaired the UWA Business School’s Business Information Management Discipline group 2007-2009 and coordinated UWA’s postgraduate programs in Information Management 2000-2011. From 2012-2015 he served as the Director of Undergraduate Programs for the Business School.
Prior to entering academia Nick held positions in data operations and administration with NCR Australia and in general management in the retail sector.

Teaching overview

INMT5504 Business Process Management

INMT5507 Information Management and Logistics Projects

Research

e-Government
Information Infrastructure
Socio-technical systems modelling
IS evaluation
IT governance
Information systems education

Current projects

Enhancing the Student Experience of Chinese Students in Australian Universities, Australia,China,  with Yu Tao, Xianlin Song, Loretta Baldassar, Juan He, Fang, Liu, Grace Oakley, Andrew Chubb (Colombia University, USA), Greg McCarthy, (Peking University, China), Peidong Yang(NTU, Singapore).

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Evaluate Pathways to Austomated Vehicles, Australia, United Kingdom, with Sharon Purchase, Doina Olaru, Brett Smith, Stephen Greaves (USyd., Australia), Nick Ellis (Durham, UK).

Enterprise Architecture Strategy for Educational Blockchain Innovation, Australia, China.

Industrial relevance

Information Systems Requirements and Strategy Review, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth Western Australia

Strategic Planning for Online Services, WA Department of Commerce, Perth, Western Australia.

Eneterprise Architure Strategy for Educational Blockchain Innovation, AEMG, Australia, China.

External positions

Board Member, Canning College

1 Jan 2014 → …

Keywords

  • E-Government And Public Sector Information Systems
  • Information And Digital Infrastructures
  • Sociotechnical Systems
  • Business Process Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • E-government
  • Information systems
  • Knowledge management
  • Public sector information management
  • Sociotechnical networks

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Research Output 1996 2017

  • 33 Conference paper
  • 10 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Other chapter contribution

Integrative Infrastructuring for Global Collaboration

Letch, N. & Murray, J., Jun 2017, Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). United States: Association for Information Systems

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
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Investigating IT Governance Implementation: Insights from an Australian Retailer of Home Improvement Products

Mohamad Hsbollah, H., Simon, A. & Letch, N., 2017, In : Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 12, SI 3, p. 6553 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ecologies of interests in social information systems for social benefit

Letch, N., 2016, In : Information Technology and People. 29, 1, p. 14-30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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