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Dr Efpraxia Zamani

Job: VC2020 Lecturer in Information Systems

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH UK

T: 01162577518

E: efpraxia.zamani@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/ccsr

 

Personal profile

Efpraxia D. Zamani is a Lecturer of Information Systems and member of Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Her interests cover user behaviour with technology, ICT4D, and post-adoption behaviour among others. Since 2009 she has been involved in several EU-funded and privately-funded research projects.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility

Publications and outputs 

  1. Choudrie, J., Zamani, E.D., Krepel, B., Stewart, M. A. (2015). ‘Understanding Individual User Resistance and Workarounds of Enterprise Social Networks: The Case of Service Ltd’, Journal of Information Technology (accepted for publication).
  2. Zamani, E.D., Kasimati, A.E., Giaglis, G.M. (2015). ‘Public Relations Crisis and Social Media: An Investigation into Extant and Prospective Consumers’ Perceptions through the Lens of Attribution Theory’, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 33-52
  3. Kypriotaki, K.N., Zamani, E.D., Giagiis, G.M. (2015). From Bitcoin to Decentralized Autonomous Corporations: Extending the Application Scope of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks and Blockchains. In the Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2015), Barcelona, Spain.
  4. Kourouthanassis, P.E., Giaglis, G.M., Karaiskos, D., Zamani, E.D. (2014), ‘Adoption Behavior Differences for Mobile Data Services: M-Internet vs. M-Portals’, International Journal of Mobile Communications, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 207-228.
  5. Pheeraphuttharangkoon, S., Choudrie, J., Zamani, E.D., Giaglis G.M. (2014). Investigating the Adoption and Use of Smartphones in the UK: A Silver-Surfers Perspective. In the Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014), Tel Aviv, Israel.
  6. Zamani, E.D., Giaglis, G.M., Pouloudi, A. (2014). Tactile Experiences: User Interpretations and Meaning with Touch-Focused IT Artifacts. In the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 47), January 6-9, Big Island, Hawaii.
  7. Drossos, D.A., Giaglis, G.M., Vlachos, P.A., Zamani, E.D. and Lekakos, G. (2013), ‘Consumer Responses to SMS Advertising: Antecedents and Consequences’, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 105–136.
  8. Zamani, E. D., Giaglis, G. M., & Pouloudi, A. (2013). Gravitating to "the new shiny thing": Meaning, emotions, and tablets. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 32(2), 74-80.
  9. Zamani, E.D., Giaglis, G.M., Pouloudi, A. (2013). A Sensemaking Approach to Tablet Users’ Accommodating Practices. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), December 15-18, Milan, Italy. 

Research interests/expertise

  • Information Systems Management
  • User Experience
  • Post-Adoption Behaviour
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • ICT4D

Qualifications

BA Architecture Engineering

MA Museum Studies

MSc Finance and Management Engineering

PhD Information Systems

Honours and awards

2014
Best Paper Award Nominee for the paper ‘Zamani, E.D., Giaglis, G.M., Pouloudi, A. (2014). Tactile Experiences: User Interpretations and Meaning with Touch-Focused IT Artifacts. In the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 47), January 6-9, Big Island, Hawaii.

2013
Best Paper Award for the paper ‘Zamani, E.D., Giaglis, G.M., Pouloudi, A. (2013). A Sensemaking Approach to Tablet Users’ Accommodating Practices. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), December 15-18, Milan, Italy.

2010 – 2013
Herakleitos II PhD Fellowship by the Education and Lifelong Learning Operational Programme (NSRF 2007 – 2013), co-financed by the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs and the European Social Fund.

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Technical Chambers, Greece

Professional esteem indicators

  • Member of the Program Committee, 16th IFIP WG 8.3 and SIGDSS Open Conference “DSS 2.0 – Supporting decision making with new technologies”, 2-5 June 2014, Paris, France
  • Member of the Organising Committee, ‘Intelligent Users/Intelligent Environments’ workshop, co-located with the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE ’13), 16-17 July, Athens, Greece. 

Journal Reviewer for:

  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS)
  • International Journal of Electronic Commerce (IJEC) - Special Issue on Mobile Business
  • Information & Management
  • Journal of Enterprise Information Management
  • IT & People

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