Paola A Gonzalez
- PhD in Management (Queen’s)
- MASc in Management Sciences (Waterloo)
- BEng in Industrial Engineering (Distrital, Bogota-Colombia)
Paola’s research and teaching are in the area of information systems and technology. Her research focuses on understanding the factors that drive organizations forward in the use and exploitation of IT. She explores the leadership role of the CIO, the strategic role of information, systems and technology, and IT innovation.
- The CIO stereotype: Content, bias, and impact. Gonzalez, P.A., Ashworth, L., McKeen, J. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 28(1), 83-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsis.2018.09.002 (2019)
- Quality-related events reported by community pharmacies in Nova Scotia over a 7-year period: a descriptive analysis. Boucher, A., Ho. C., MacKinnon, N., Boyle, T.A., Bishop, A., Gonzalez, P., Hartt, C., Barker, J. Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ Open), 6(4). https://doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20180090 (2018).
- Exploring physicians’ resistance to using mobile devices: A hospital case study. Gonzalez, P.A., Chan, Y.E. In Health Care Delivery and Clinical Science: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1504-1530. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/exploring-physicians-resistance-to-using-mobile-devices/192743 (2017)
- Wireless communication in clinical environments with unique needs. Wilson, R., Duhn, L., Gonzalez, P., Hall, S., Chan, Y., VanDenKerkhof, E. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 36(6), 24-32 https://doi.org/10.1111/jhq.12030 (2013).
Selected Awards and Honours
- 2013 AMCIS Doctoral Consortium, Chicago
- 2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarship $15,000
- 2010 Best Paper Award (single-authored paper), “Identifying the Critical Technological and Organizational Factors of HIT Implementation Success: A Systematic Review”. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) - Health Care Management Division
- 2003 Merit Thesis Award for the undergraduate monograph, “Estudio Descriptivo del Impacto Socio-económico del Systema de Financiacion de Vivienda UVR en Colombia”