Job: Lecturer in Information Systems
School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 207 8692
Dr Mayen Cunden is a Lecturer in Information Systems in the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, the only research centre in the UK specialising in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in ICT. His research is at the interface of ethics and technology with particular focus on the social implications of IT enabled technologies.His work combines insights from business and information systems and helps to tackle some of the grand societal challenges of sustainable development. He works on topics such as digital technology innovation, integrating ethics into computing, ethics of future emerging technologies, design thinking, social and sustainability governance and RRI.Mayen leads the DMU University Alliances program with SAP-UK in its commitment to the UN SDGs.He has been a visiting researcher at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University where he read Information Management and executed a master’s thesis entitled: “The Dynamic Role of IT and the use of Bargaining Power as Leverage for African Growers to exercise influence in the Dutch Flower Business Network. He earned a BSc. degree (Information Systems) and MBL (Masters in Business Leadership) from the Graduate School of Business Leadership, University of South Africa and a PhD degree (Information Systems) from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.Mayen welcomes opportunities for collaborative research and is open to discussions on PhD research supervision in areas of mutual interest. Please email him to discuss.
Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)
IT OutsourcingICT (AI) in the Floriculture ChainResponsible Research and Innovation (RRI)Design ThinkingSustainability GovernanceIntelligent ERP (iERP) Systems
IMAT2404: Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design (Level 5)IMAT5262: Research Ethics and Professionalism in Computing (Masters level)Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Innovation (with SAP ERP)(to be launched in August 2021)Past TeachingWarwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick (2019)UKFM-GO: Globalisation and Business Process Outsourcing (Masters Level, Guest Lecturer)Nottingham University Business School (2017-2018)N14C35: Managing Contemporary Operations (Masters Level)N11801: Managing Operations in the Digital Enterprise (Level 4)N13321: Purchasing Strategies and Techniques (Level 5)University of Roehampton London (Laureate Online Education 2013-2015)Managing Projects (Masters Level)Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (Masters Level) Warwick Business School (2006-2009)Enterprise Systems Development: SAP Business Process Integration I & II (Masters Level)Foundations of Information Systems (Level 4)
BSc. (Information Systems) University of South AfricaMBL (Masters of Business Leadership) Graduate School of Business Leadership UNISAPhD (Information Systems & Management) Warwick Business School, University of WarwickPGA (Introduction to Learning and Teaching in Higher Education) University of Warwick
Contemporary Business Operations & Information Systems
Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team (2020)
Journal Publication1. Cunden, M., Van Heck, E., African - European Business Relationships: How African Producers Can Create Bargaining Power With Information Technology To Enter the European Flower Market, European Management Journal, Vol. 22, No 5, October 2004, p573-587Conference publication & presentation1. The Impact of the IT Outsourcing Relationship on the Success of the venture: A Research Agenda in Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems, Galway, Ireland, 2008.
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