Dr. Yousef Al Hinai

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:2014
Ext. #:2849

Fields of Interest:

Social Media & Social Networking - Cultural Issues in Information Systems - Mobile Commerce/Mobile Business - Technology Adoption and Diffusion


B.Sc. Information Systems (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman),
M.Sc. Information Technology (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
Ph.D. Information Systems (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Yousuf S. AlHinai is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the College of Economics and Political Science, Sultan Qaboos University. He completed his PhD in Information Systems from The University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. AlHinai is experienced in both teaching and research. He has a number of published and under-review conference and journal research papers. He continues to work with a recognized network of scholars and researchers in different countries.

Selected Publications:

  • Ali H. Al-Badi, Yousuf Salim AlHinai, Sujeet K. Sharma, and Shirley Williams (2013) "Usage of Social Networking Tools in Research and Collaboration", Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences (JETEMS) Volume 4 Number 6, December 2013.
  • Mazen Ali and Yousuf Salim AlHinai (2013), “Assessing the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Learning in Emerging Countries" special issue of Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC).
  • Yousuf Salim Alhinai, Ali Albadi, Hafedh Alshihi and Khamis Al-Gharbi (2013), “Investigating Determinants of E-banking Adoption by Individuals: Comparing the Impact of System Characteristics and User Traits”, 'International Review of Management and Business Research', Volume. 2, Issue. 2, Pp.371-387.
  • Yousuf Salim AlHinai, Mazen Ali and Wafa Al-Quodhi., "Understanding IT-Culture Conflict: The Case of Arab Women, Virtual Relationships, and Conservative Cultures". Proceedings of the 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Savannah, Georgia, USA. 7th – 10th August 2014.
  • AlHinai, Yousuf Salim; Kurnia, Sherah; and Smith, Stephen P., "The adoption of mobile commerce services by individuals: A Current State of the Literature" (2010). ACIS 2010 Proceedings. Paper 72.