Peter Tingling

  • Associate Dean, Undergraduate Associate Dean
  • Associate Professor, Management Information Systems
  • Ph.D. (U. of Western Ontario), M.B.A. (Wilfrid Laurier), CPA, CGA

    Burnaby Room: WMC 5309
    Burnaby Phone: 778.782.3473

    Email Address: tingling@sfu.ca

    Curriculum Vitae: View

    Biography

    Peter joined the Beedie School of Business at SFU from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario where his thesis examined organizational decision-making. Peter has had a long association with higher education and has taught at several business schools. Prior to academia, Peter had more than two decades of industrial experience working in a number of senior line and staff positions as well as consulting to a diverse range of Fortune 500, government, and start-up organizations across North America.

    The University, says Peter, meets several of his life goals, allows him to make a greater contribution to society and offers new challenges. "Many industry practitioners are preoccupied with 'what' rather than the more useful 'why' and how' of theory,” he says. “These are my interests."

    Peter has always considered himself a 'closet academic' with a curious passion for eclectic reading. Some of his favourite authors include Daniel Kahneman (Thinking Fast and Slow),  James Gleick (Genius: The biography of Richard Feynman), Peter Bernstein (Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk), David Halberstam (The Coldest Winter), Margaret MacMillan (Paris 1919, Six Months that Changed the World) and Neil Postman (Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business).

    Peter is a member of the Senate Commitee on University Priorities (SCUP), the Senate Commitee on University Honours (SCUH), the Electoral Standing Commitee (ESC), Calendar Committee (CC (Chair)) and the Senate Commitee on Agenda and Rules (SCAR). He serves as Vice-Chair of the Senate and as Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs he serves on a number of Beedie committees. 

    Outside of the University, Peter is the president and CEO of Octothorpe Software Corporation, a decision sciences company.

    Research Interests

    Decision making, sport management, disruptive technology, business strategy and social issues of technology.

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Zatzick, C. D., Zhao, N. B., & Tingling, P. M. (2014). Avoiding layoff blunders. Sloan Management Review, 55(3), 12-15. http://doi.org/No DOI

    Saeed, A., & Tingling, P. M. (2013). Extreme programming beyond adoption: A longitudinal case study of a software start-up. International Journal of Business and Management Invention, 2(7), 89-95. http://doi.org/No DOI

    Wade, M., & Tingling, P. M. (2012, ). The art of retreat. CEO Forum.

    Tingling, P. M. (2012, ). The upside of downsizing done right. People Talk, 16(4), 14-15.

    Tingling, P. M., Masri, K., & Martell, M. D. (2011). Does decision order matter? An empirical analysis of the NHL draft. Sport, Business and Management: an International Journal, 1(2), 155-171. http://doi.org/10.1108/20426781111146754

    Tingling, P. M., Gemino, A. C., & Parker, D. C. (2011). Changing channels: The impact of Web 2.0 on supply chain management. Production and Inventory Management Journal, 47(2), 31-44. http://doi.org/No DOI

    Tingling, P. M., & Brydon, M. J. (2010). Is decision-based evidence making necessarily bad? Sloan Management Review, 51(4), 71-76. http://doi.org/No DOI

    Tingling, P. M. (2009, ). Downsizing: Measure twice, cut once. Human Resource Professional.

    Tingling, P. M. (2009, ). Measure twice, cut once. Human Resource Professional, 35.

    Wade, M. R., & Tingling, P. M. (2005). A new twist on an old method: A guide to the applicability and use of web experiments in management research. DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 36(3), 69-88.

    Tingling, P. M., & Parent, M. M. (2004). Technology evaluation and selection: Exploring the role and influence of ceremony. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 13(4).

    Tingling, P. M., Parent, M. M., & Wade, M. (2003). Extending the capabilities of Internet-based research - Lessons from the field. Internet Research, 13(3), 223-235.

    Tingling, P. M., & Parent, M. M. (2002). Mimetic isomorphism and technology evaluation: Does imitation transcend judgment. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 3(5), 113.

    Teaching Related Material

    Kroenke, D. M., Gemino, A. C., & Tingling, P. M. (2013). Experiencing MIS (3rd Canadian Edition). Upper Saddle River, United States: Pearson Prentice-Hall.

    Kroenke, D. M., Gemino, A. C., & Tingling, P. M. (2011). Experiencing MIS (2nd Canadian Edition). Upper Saddle River, United States: Pearson Prentice-Hall.

    Kroenke, D. M., Gemino, A. C., & Tingling, P. M. (2008). Experiencing MIS, (Canadian Edition). Upper Saddle River, United States: Pearson Prentice-Hall.

    Tingling, P. M., & Rose, D. (2009). Skating on thin ice - Thermablade Inc. Waterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Tingling, P. M., & Rose, D. (2009). The impersonation of Max Peters. Waterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

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