Jing Tian

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Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Department Supply Chain & Information Systems
Office Address 461 Business Building, University Park PA 16802
Phone Number 814-867-0181
Email Address jingtian@psu.edu

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Prior to joining the Smeal College of Business, Jing Tian worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University. She received her Ph.D. in Management of Information Systems from Fudan University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of organizational, behavioral and technical aspects of digital technologies, with a current focus on AI-augmented systems, digital platforms, and Web3. Her publications have appeared in premier business journals, such as MIS Quarterly and Journal of Management Information Systems.


AI Fairness, AI Innovation, Explainable AI, Digital Platforms, Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), IT Governance


PhD, Fudan University, 2019

Courses Taught

MIS 301 – Business Analytics (3)
MIS 301 investigates use of databases, basic data mining tools, social networking software, and advanced level of spreadsheet management for analysis of large amounts of data. Learning methods emphasize active learning in the application of methods and tools to real data and the presentation of the results. Topics may include methods for analyzing not only structured data, but also unstructured data from the web, emails, blogs, social networks, click streams, etc. Finally, techniques for visualizing, presenting and communicating information in a useful way will be presented.

Selected Publications

Tian J., Zhao X., Xue L., "Platform Compatibility And Developer Multihoming: A Trade-Off Perspective." MIS Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 3, 2022, pp. 1661-1690
Rai A., Tian J., Xue L., "AI Fairness in Organizational Decisions: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Attainment." Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. Vol. 2022, 2022, pp. p. 11343
Gu J., Tian J., Xu Y., "Private or not? The categorical differences in mobile users’ privacy decision-making." Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, vol. 52, 2022, pp. 101-122
Zhao X., Tian J., Xue L., "Herding and Software Adoption: A Re-Examination Based on Post-Adoption Software Discontinuance." Journal of Management Information Systems, vol. 37, no. 2, 2020, pp. 484-509
Tian J., Zhang Y., Zhang C., "Predicting Consumer Variety-seeking Through Weather Data Analytics." Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, vol. 28, 2018, pp. 194-207