Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Mo Jiahui


Assistant Professor
Division of Information Technology and Operations Management
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: JHMO@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 5666
Office: S3-B2A-16

Education
  • PhD (Mgmt Science) University of Texas at Dallas 2014
  • MS (Mgmt Science & Engrg) Harbin Institute of Technology 2009
  • BS (Mgmt Information Sys) Dalian University of Technology 2007
Biography
Jiahui Mo joined the Nanyang Business School in 2014 as an Assistant Professor of ITOM. She received her PhD in Management Science (specialized in Information Systems) from the Jindal School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas in 2014. Her research focus is to investigate the economic and managerial issues arising from the emergence of new IT-enabled business platforms, such as crowdsourcing platform.
Research Interests
Topics: Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing, Online Labor Markets, Online Community, Social Media and Social Network
Methodologies: Econometrics, Data Mining, Text Mining

Academic Honors & Awards

• Research Fellow of the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI). Feb 2017- Feb 2019.
• Selected to the Columbia-Duke-UCLA Workshop on Quantitative Marketing and Structural Econometrics (QuantCamp). Duke University. July,
2013.
• Selected to the Big XII+MIS Research Symposium. Oklahama State University. April, 2013.
• Best Paper Awards. The Fifth China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM). Harbin, China 2011.
• PhD Research Small Grants. The University of Texas at Dallas. $3000. 2010-2013.
• The National Top 100 MBA Case Studies. The First Chinese Workshop on MBA/EMBA Cases Study. Beijing, China. 2010.
• Excellent Graduate Students of Heilongjiang Province, China. 2009.
• Excellent Graduate Students of Liaoning Province, China. 2007.

Grants and Funding

• PI (Sole): The Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 1 Grant. Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE). S$50,325.00 (about $40,000). Aug 2017 –
Aug 2020.
• PI: Start-Up Grant. NTU. S$50,000. Aug 2014 – Aug 2017.

Journal Publications

1. Mo, J., Sarkar, S., and Menon, S. 2017. Making Recommendations in Crowdsourcing Contests. MISQ. Forthcoming.
2. Mo, J., Kiang, M.Y., Zou, P. and Li., Y. (2010) “A Two-Stage Clustering Approach for Multi-Region Segmentation.” Expert Systems with Applications, 37, pp. 7120–7131.

Working Papers

1. Mo, J., Sarkar, S., and Menon, S. The Impact of Competing Tasks on Task Quality in Crowdsourcing Contests.
2. Mo, J. and Zhang, N. Information Signals and Task Entry Decisions: An Empirical Study on Open Innovation Contests.
3. Mo, J., Sarkar, S., and Chen, J. Exploring the Effects of Sponsoring Tasks in Crowdsourcing Contests.
4. Chen, Y., Boh, W.F., and Mo, J. “Heterogeneous Networks in Online Community and Impact on Online Sellers’ Performance and Influence.”

Selected Work-in-Progress

1. with Chan, J. and Zhang, N. To Compete or Contract? Assessing the Impact of Tournament- and Contract-based Schemes in Online Labor Markets.
2. with Sarkar, S., and Menon, S. A Decision Support System for Designing Tasks in Crowdsourcing Contests.
3. with Wang, L. and Goh, K.H. Opinion Leaders and Opinion Diffusion in Online Knowledge Sharing Community.

Conference/Workshop Presentations

1. “Exploring the Effects of Sponsoring Tasks in Crowdsourcing Contests”.
WITS-2017, SCECR-2017, CSWIM-2017.
2. “An Empirical Study of Task Entry Decisions on Open Innovation Contests.”
ICIS-2017, NUS Research Seminar-May 2017
3. “Recruitment in a Crowdsource Environment: An Exploratory Investigation”
AOM-2017, AMD-2017.
4. “Heterogeneous Networks in Online Communities: Social and Economic Impact for Online Sellers.”
AMD-2017, AOM-2016
5. “The Impact of Competing Tasks on Crowdsourcing Contests”
ICIS-2016, CSWIM-2016, HIT Research Seminar-July 2016, POMS-2016, WCBI-2016, ISS-2015
6. “A Decision Support System for Designing Tasks in Crowdsourcing Contests.”
WITS-2015, POMS-2015,
7. “Making Task Recommendations in Crowdsourcing Contest.”
PACIS-2015, BCSI-2015, WITS-2014, INFORMS-2014.
8. “Does Screening Mechanism Hurt or Help Crowdsourcing Contests?”
INFORMS-2014
9. “Feedback and Incentives in Crowdsourcing Contests: An Empirical Analysis.”
Big XII-2013, BPS-2012
10. “Winning Crowdsourcing Contests: A Multi-Relational Social Network Perspective.”
INFORMS-2011, CSWIM-2011, SCECR-2011,WISE-2010, CIST-2010
Current Projects
  • How to Make Jobs Succeed in Online Labor Market
Selected Publications
  • Jiahui Mo, Sumit Sarkar, Jianqing Chen. (2017). Examining the Effects of Sponsoring Tasks in Crowdsouring Contests. Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS).
  • Jiahui Mo; Sumit Sarkar; Syam Menon. (2017). Know When to Run: Recommendations in Crowdsourcing Contests. MIS Quarterly; Forthcoming..
  • Kang Yang Yu; Jiahui Mo; Kim Huat Goh. (2017). Recruitment in a Crowdsource Environment: An Exploratory Investigation. Academy of Management Proceedings..
  • Jiahui Mo; Sumit Sarkar; Syam Menon. (2016). Investigating Effects of Competing Tasks on Crowdsourcing Contest Platforms. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems.
  • Yi Chen; Wai Fong Boh; Jiahui Mo. (2016). Heterogeneous Networks in Online Communities: Social and Economic Impact for Online Sellers. Academy of Management Proceedings..

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