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Anthony K. P. Wensley

Anthony K. P. Wensley

Associate Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Department of Management, University of Toronto Mississauga

Degrees:

PhD, University of Waterloo
MBA, McMaster University
MA, University of Cambridge
MA, University of Surrey

Bio

Anthony Wensley is an Associate Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Accounting area at Rotman.  He is also the Chair of Communications and Culture and Information Technology Program at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. He teaches courses in information systems, decision analysis, law and ecommerce and management accounting. Some of his research interests include game theory and information systems; intellectual property and knowledge structures; encoding of organizational knowledge; and the understanding, implementing, and managing of enterprise systems.

Academic Positions

  • 1995-Present

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • 1990-1995

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

  • 1988-1990

    Lecturer in Information Systems, University of Toronto

  • 1981-1985

    Lecturer in Information Systems and Finance, University of Waterloo

  • 1980-1981

    Lecturer in Finance, McMaster University

  • 1976-1977

    Lecturer in Marketing, McMaster University

  • 1976-1977

    Lecturer in Mathematics, Langley College

  • 1974-1976

    Lecturer in Mathematics, Hammersmith College

Non-Academic Positions

  • 1988-1994

    Associate Consultant, Stratsys Inc., Toronto

  • May-Sept 1979

    Accounting Systems Consultant, Cambridge Instruments, Cambridge

  • 1971-1972

    Computer Systems Consultant, Systems International, Derby

  • 1968-1969

    Special Project Manager, Cornmarket Press, London

Selected Publications - Papers

  • A Disruptive Biopharmaceutical Research Paradigm

    Allarakhia, M., Wensley, A.K.P.

    Technological Forecasting and Social Change (in press)

  • A Knowledge Based Theory of Pharmaceutical Alliances.

    Allarakhia, M., Wensley, A.K.P.

    Journal of the Intelligent Enterprise (forthcoming)

  • A multi-sector comparison of relational learning and information communication technologies adoption.

    Cegerra-Navarro, J. Wensley, A.K.P., Concesa, E

    Services Industry Journal (forthcoming)

  • Congenital Learning in the Spanish Telecommunications Industry.

    Cegerra-Navarro, J., Wensley, A.K.P.

    Journal of Business Venturing (forthcoming)

  • Ontology Based Knowledge Management for a Joint Venture Project

    Ku, k.c., Wensley, A.K.P., Kao, H.P.

    Expert Systems with Applications

    Issue:35

    2008

    Pages: 187-197

  • Response to Kleiman and Sontag

    M. Allarakhia and A. Wensley

    Nature Biotechnology

    Issue:Forthcoming

    2006

  • Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights in Systems Biology

    Allarakhia, M. and A. Wensley

    Nature Biotechnology

    Issue:December

    2005

  • Organizational Memory and the Completeness of Process Modeling in ERP Systems.

    Wensley, A. and E. van Stijn

    Journal of Business Process Management

    Issue:Volume 7-3

    2001

  • Game Theory and Information Systems Outsourcing.

    Wensley, A. and R. Elitzur

    Journal of Information Technology

    Issue:Volume 12-1

    1997

    Pages: 45-60

  • Expert Systems - One Set of Views of the State-of-the-Art

    Expert Systems with Applications

    1995

  • Strategic Redesign of a Communications Function: the Case of the Premier's Correspondence Unit

    with S.J. Drew, and M. Proc

    Journal of Business Change and Transformation

    Issue:Vol.1, No.4

    1994

  • Evaluating Expert Systems with Complex Outputs: The Case of Audit Planning

    with J.E. Boritz

    Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (Fall), also published in M. Vasarhelyi (Ed.) (New York: Markus Weiner, 1994) Auditing and Artificial Intelligence II

    1992

  • Expert Systems and Auditing Research: Evolving Issues

    International Journal of Expert Systems with Applications

    Issue:Vol.4, No.3

    1992

  • An Expert Systems Approach to Substantive Audit Planning

    with J.E. Boritz

    International Journal of Expert Systems with Applications; (supplement)

    1991

  • Structuring the Assessment of Audit Evidence - An Expert Systems Approach

    with J.E. Boritz

    Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (supplement)

    1990

  • Verifying and Validating an Audit Planning Expert System

    Proceedings of the Workshop on Verification and Validation, AAAI Conference, Boston, July 29-August 3

    1990

  • Research Issues in Expert Systems

    in G. Dukidis, F. Land, and G. Miller (Eds.), Knowledge-based Management Support Systems, (London: Ellis Horwood)

    1989

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Enterprise Systems and the Preservation of Agility

    van Stijn, E., Wensley, A.K.P.

    Agile Information Systems (chapter)

    2006

  • Further Thoughts about Information Structure, Knowledge Management and Outsourcing.

    Wensley, A. and R. Elitzur

    Information Systems Outsourcing (chapter)

    2002

    Pages: 187-194

  • Tools for Knowledge Management.

    Wensley, A. and A. Verwijk-O'Sullivan

    Knowledge Horizons (chapter)

    2000

    Pages: 113-130

  • Can Game Theory Help Us Understand Information Systems Outsourcing?

    Wensley, A. and R. Elitzur

    Strategic Sourcing of Information Systems (chapter)

    1998

    Pages: 113-136

  • CAPEX: An Audit Planning Expert System

    with J.E. Boritz

    (New York: Markus Weiner)

    1995

  • Audit Planning and Expert Systems Research

    in M. Vasarhelyi (Ed), Auditing and Artificial Intelligence II, (New York: Markus Weiner)

    1994

  • Necessary Richness: Some Issues in the Automation of Business Knowledge

    in J. Liebowitz (ed.) Moving Towards Expert Systems Globally in the 21st Century, (New York: Cognizant Communication Corporation, )

    1994

  • Outsourcing Information Systems

    with R. Elitzur

    Management Accounting Guideline No.23, The Society of Management Accountants of Canada

    1994

Recent Presentations

  • The Construction and Reconstruction of Practice

    Van Stijn, E. and A.Wensley

    OLKC 2006 Warwick

    Issue:March 20-22

    2006

Research and Teaching Interests

Teaches courses in information systems, decision analyis, law and ecommerce, and management accounting. Research interests include Game Theory and Information Systems; Intellectual property and knowledge structures; Encoding of Organizational Knowledge; the understanding, implementing, and managing of Enterprise Systems and, in particular, ERP systems, Organizational Transformation, and the Impact of Information Technology on Organizations and Society.

Honors and Awards

  • 1992

    Section Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Accounting Association Information Systems

  • 1985-1986

    SSHRC Doctoral Completion Fellowship,

  • 1984-1985

    SSHRC Doctoral Completion Fellowship,

  • 1984-1985

    MBA Dean's Honour List,

  • 1978-1979

    Canadian Tire Graduate Leadership Award,

  • 1977-1978

    McMaster University Graduate Scholarship,

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2007 - present

    Chair Communications Culture and Information Technology Program, University of Toronto Mississauga

  • 1996 - date

    Executive Editor, Journal of Knowledge and Process Management

  • 2007 - date

    Chair, Erindale College Council, University of Toronto

  • 2005 - 2007

    Associate Director CCIT Program., University of Toronto at Mississauga

  • 2002 - present

    Director Digital Enterprise Management Program, University of Toronto at Mississauga

  • 1995

    Acting Director, Centre for Information Systems, University of Toronto

  • 1994

    Treasurer and secretary, Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems section

  • 1994

    American Accounting Association,

  • 1994

    Charter Member of the Association for Information Systems,

  • 1994-1996

    Member of the Editorial Board and Book Reviews Editor, Journal of Business Change and Transformation

  • 1992-Present

    Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Information Systems

  • 1992-Present

    Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Global Information Systems

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