Faculty and Staff

Muhammad Hossain

Associate Professor, Bachelor of Commerce
Department of Decision Sciences 

PhD (North Texas)

5-252C, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB


Muhammad received his B.B.A. degree from the International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1996, and his M.S. degree in information technologies and his Ph.D. degree in management science from the University of North Texas in 2004 and 2009, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor at MacEwan University’s School of Business. His areas of research interest include technology adoption, business intelligence, business performance management, and quality and productivity. He has presented several papers at conferences that include the Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Baldrige Award Recipients (BAR) Consortium. The journals in which Muhammad’s research works have appeared include the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, the Journal of Product and Brand Management, the Journal of Internet Commerce, the International Journal of Business Excellence, the International Journal of Business and Management, the International Business Research, the Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, and the International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. Muhammad is a member of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, the Academy of Management, and the Decision Sciences Institute. In addition, he is listed in Who’s Who in America.

management, statistics, productivity, e-commerce, quality management

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Statistics and quantitative methods
  • Management science and operations research
  • Productions and operations management
  • Quality management
  • Quality and productivity
  • Business performance management
  • Technology adoption
  • E-commerce

Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers

  • Hossain, M.M., and Prybutok, V.R. (2013). An empirical investigation of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) framework using causal latent semantic analysis. International Journal of Business Excellence, forthcoming.
  • Hossain, M.M., Ouedraogo, N., and Rezania, D. (2013). Student acceptance of knowledge management systems: Evidence from a Canadian business school. International Journal of Business and Management, 8(12), forthcoming.
  • Hossain, M.M., Prybutok, V., and Evangelopoulos, N. (2011). Causal latent semantic analysis (cLSA): An illustration
  • International Business Research, 4(2), pp. 38-50.
  • Abdullah, A.B.M., Hossain, M.M., and Joham, C. (2011). E-catalog: How can brain hemisphericity relate to online shoppers’ preferences? Journal of Internet Commerce, 10(1), pp. 17-34.
  • Hossain, M.M., Abdullah, A.B.M., Prybutok, V.R., and Talukder, M. (2010). The development and research tradition of statistical quality control. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 5(1), 21-37.

Professional Associations / Memberships

  • Decision Science Institute
  • The Internation Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Marquis Who's Who in American

Boards / Committees

  • International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship (Member, Editorial Board)
  • SMART Journal of Management Studies (Member, Editorial Board)