Faculty & Staff Directory

David Preston

Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department


  • PhD, University of Georgia
  • MBA, University of Georgia
  • MS, University of Florida
  • BS, University of Florida

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • IS Strategy and Alignment
  • IS and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management of IS

Selected Publications

  • Preston, D.S., D. Chen, M. Swink, L. Meade. Forthcoming. “Generating Supplier Benefits through Buyer-Enabled Knowledge Enrichment: A Social Capital Perspective”. Decision Sciences.
  • Chen, D., D.S. Preston, M. Swink. 2015. “Big Data Analytics Usage and Value Creation in Supply Chain Management: An Integrative Model and Empirical Analysis”. Journal of Management Information Systems. 32(4), pp. 4–39
  • Chen, D., D.S. Preston, M. Tarafdar. 2015. “From Innovative IS Strategy to Customer Value: The Roles of Innovative Business Orientation, CIO Leadership and Organizational Climate”. Database for Advances in Information Systems 46(2), pp. 8-29 (shared first authorship).
  • Chen, D. D.S. Preston, W. Xia. 2013. “Enhancing Hospital Supply Chain Performance: A Relational View and Empirical Test”. Journal of Operations Management 31(6), pp. 391-408 (shared first authorship).
  • Karahanna, E., D.S. Preston. 2013. “The Influence of the CIO-TMT Social Capital on IS Strategic Alignment and Value Creation”. Journal of Management Information Systems 30(1), pp. 15-55.

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Editor - MIS Quarterly
  • IEE TEM - Editorial Board
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems - Editorial Board
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems – Runner-up for Best Paper of 2010
  • Decision Sciences - Finalist for Best Paper of 2008
  • Information Systems Research – Reviewer of the Year 2010
  • MIS Quarterly – Reviewer of the Year 2008
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.)