Dr Sachithra Lokuge


Dr Sachithra Lokuge
NameDr Sachithra Lokuge
Email Addresssachithra.lokuge@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Information Systems)
QualificationsGradDegChem InstChemistry, BScIT Colombo, PhD QUT
DepartmentSchool of Business
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4558-687X
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Biography

I am the Program Director for the Master of Information Systems Program (MISP) and Lecturer in Information Systems attached to School of Business. I am a passionate teacher believing in purposeful, industry-focused teaching that will enhance the career opportunities of the students as well as promote the development of an empathetic citizen. I am a passionate researcher investigating the impact of technological advances on organisations and individuals. I have been researching on technology led innovation, digital innovation, social media use on individuals, entrepreneurship, sustainability and impact of digital technologies on both firm and individual level.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Lecturer Information SystemsRMIT University20192021

Expertise

technology led innovation, digital innovation, social media use on individuals, entrepreneurship, sustainability and impact of digital technologies on both firm and individual level

Teaching

Digital Disruption, Technology Entrepreneurship, Systems Analysis and Design, navigating the Digital Revolution

Fields of Research

  • 350303. Business information systems
  • 350307. Technology management
  • 460908. Information systems organisation and management

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Association for Information Systems
GradDegChem
InstChemistry
2009
BScIT
Colombo
2010
PhD
QUT
2015

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
How can artificial intelligence be added to a project and portfolio management system (PPM system) to provide meaningful value to the users of such a PPM system?Associate SupervisorDoctoral2024
the social, political, and corporate imperatives for WA¿s public healthcare system in plant based dietary options within hospital food to improve health outcomes for patients and reducing climate emissionsAssociate SupervisorMasters2024
Evaluating the Impact of Cognitive Training on Spatial Memory and Wayfinding Skills in Individuals with Early and Medium Stage Alzheimer's Dementia: A Virtual Reality ApproachAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Alternative Contingency Framework for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Education in Higher Education Institutions in AustraliaPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Assessing Organisational Readiness for Data-driven InnovationPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Critical security and privacy related factors influencing the adoption of cloud computing in Australian small and medium-sized enterprisesAssociateDoctoral2022

Selection of Cloud Service Providers: A Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis Approach

Hossain, Mohammad Alamgir, Sabani, Alvedi, Lokuge, Sachithra, Boo, Yee Ling and Kaisar, Shahriar. 2023. "Selection of Cloud Service Providers: A Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis Approach." IFIP WG 8.6 International Working Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT (TDIT 2023). Nagpur, India 15 - 16 Dec 2023 Switzerland. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-50204-0_35

Assessing Organizational Readiness for Data-driven Innovation: A Review of Literature

Samarasinghe, Sasari Sanika Udanjala, Lokuge, Sachithra and Duan, Sophia. 2023. "Assessing Organizational Readiness for Data-driven Innovation: A Review of Literature." 28th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2023). Nanchang, China 08 - 12 Jul 2023 China.

Developing a Framework for Restrained Innovation: IT-Outsourcing Context

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2023. "Developing a Framework for Restrained Innovation: IT-Outsourcing Context." 28th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2023). Nanchang, China 08 - 12 Jul 2023 China.

Exploring knowledge management enablers for blockchain-enabled food supply chain implementations

Pham, Chi Minh, Lokuge, Sachithra, Nguyen, Thanh-Thuy and Adamopoulos, Arthur. 2024. "Exploring knowledge management enablers for blockchain-enabled food supply chain implementations." Journal of Knowledge Management. 28 (1), pp. 210-231. https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-07-2022-0586

Data democratization: Empowering employees for data-driven innovation

Samarasinghe, Sasari and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2023. "Data democratization: Empowering employees for data-driven innovation." Anubha and Shar, Himanshu (ed.) Data-Driven Approaches for Effective Managerial Decision Making. United States. IGI Global. pp. 155-183

Exploring the enablers of digital transformation in small and medium-sized enterprises

Lokuge, Sachithra and Duan, Sophia Xiaoxia. 2023. "Exploring the enablers of digital transformation in small and medium-sized enterprises." Handbook of Research on Business Model Innovation Through Disruption and Digitalization. IGI Global. pp. 135-156

Modern-day hoarding: A model for understanding and measuring digital hoarding

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra and Grover, Varun. 2022. "Modern-day hoarding: A model for understanding and measuring digital hoarding." Information and Management. 59 (8), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2022.103700

Perils of Ambidexterity: Initial Evidence of Tensions in an ISD Setting

Lokuge, Sachithra, Subasinghage, Maduka and Sedera, Darshana. 2022. "Perils of Ambidexterity: Initial Evidence of Tensions in an ISD Setting." 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2022). Taipei, Taiwan 05 - 09 Jul 2022

A Disjointed Harmony: IT-Business Alignment with LOB-led IT Innovation

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2022. "A Disjointed Harmony: IT-Business Alignment with LOB-led IT Innovation." 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2022). Taipei, Taiwan 05 - 09 Jul 2022

Exploring Tenets of Data Democratization

Samarasinghe, Sasari, Lokuge, Sachithra and Snell, Lan. 2022. "Exploring Tenets of Data Democratization." 26th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2022). Taipei, Taiwan 05 - 09 Jul 2022

Cybersecurity Issues and Practices in a Cloud Context: A Comparison Amongst Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Nagahawatta, Ruwan, Lokuge, Sachithra, Warren, Matthew and Salzman, Scott. 2021. "Cybersecurity Issues and Practices in a Cloud Context: A Comparison Amongst Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises." 32nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2021). Sydney, Australia 06 - 10 Dec 2021 Australia.

Towards Understanding Enablers of Digital Transformation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Lokuge, Sachithra and Duan, Sophia Xiaoxia. 2021. "Towards Understanding Enablers of Digital Transformation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises." 32nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2021). Sydney, Australia 06 - 10 Dec 2021 Australia.

The Application of Digital Technology and the Learning Characteristics of Generation Z in Higher Education

Alruthaya, Ali, Nguyen, Thuy-Than and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2021. "The Application of Digital Technology and the Learning Characteristics of Generation Z in Higher Education." 32nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2021). Sydney, Australia 06 - 10 Dec 2021 Australia.

How Status Quo Bias Affects Digitalization of Agriculture: A Mixed-Method Study of Agri-Business CEOs

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra and Nugawela, Saliya. 2021. "How Status Quo Bias Affects Digitalization of Agriculture: A Mixed-Method Study of Agri-Business CEOs." 42nd International Conference on Information Systems. Austin, Texas 12 - 15 Dec 2021

Security and Privacy Factors Influencing the Adoption of Cloud Computing in Australian SMEs

Nagahawatta, Ruwan, Warren, Matthew, Lokuge, Sachithra and Salzman, Scott. 2021. "Security and Privacy Factors Influencing the Adoption of Cloud Computing in Australian SMEs." 25th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2021). Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12 - 14 Jul 2021 United States.

Security concerns influencing the adoption of cloud computing of SMEs: a literature review

Nagahawatta, Ruwan, Warren, Matthew, Lokuge, Sachithra and Salzman, Scott. 2021. "Security concerns influencing the adoption of cloud computing of SMEs: a literature review." 27th Americas Conference on Information Systems: Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AMCIS 2021). Montreal, Canada 09 - 13 Aug 2021 United States.

The implementation of an ES in a small firm: the case of silk cooperation

Wickramatunga, Chandima and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2021. "The implementation of an ES in a small firm: the case of silk cooperation." 25th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2021). Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12 - 14 Jul 2021

Do small firms implement enterprise systems differently? The case of e-silk route ventures

Wickramatunga, Chandima, Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2021. "Do small firms implement enterprise systems differently? The case of e-silk route ventures." 25th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2021). Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12 - 14 Jul 2021

Theoretical opportunities for rural innovation and entrepreneurship research

Lokuge, Sachithra. 2021. "Theoretical opportunities for rural innovation and entrepreneurship research." Lokuge, Sachithra (ed.) Rural entrepreneurship and innovation in the digital era. United States. IGI Global.

Digital transformation: environmental friend or foe? Panel discussion at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2019

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana, Cooper, Vanessa and Burstein, Frada. 2021. "Digital transformation: environmental friend or foe? Panel discussion at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2019." Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 48, pp. 616-634. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.04846

Knowledge management competence and ISD vendor innovativeness in turbulent markets

Lokuge, Sachithra and Subasinghage, Maduka. 2020. "Knowledge management competence and ISD vendor innovativeness in turbulent markets." 31st Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2020). Wellington, New Zealand 01 - 04 Dec 2020 Sydney, Australia.

Flaws in flawlessness: perfectionism as a new technology driven mental disorder

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2020. "Flaws in flawlessness: perfectionism as a new technology driven mental disorder." 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2020). Hyderabad, India 13 - 16 Dec 2020 United States.

Addicts without substance? Social media addiction when Facebook shuts down

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2020. "Addicts without substance? Social media addiction when Facebook shuts down." 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2020). Hyderabad, India 13 - 16 Dec 2020 United States.

The next wave of CRM innovation: implications for research, teaching, and practice

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana, Ariyachandra, Thilini, Kumar, Saj and Vadlamani, Ravi. 2020. "The next wave of CRM innovation: implications for research, teaching, and practice." Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 46, pp. 560-583. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.04623

Fifty shades of digital innovation: how firms innovate with digital technologies

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2020. "Fifty shades of digital innovation: how firms innovate with digital technologies." 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2020). Dubai, United Arab Emirates 20 - 24 Jun 2020 United States.

The clash of the Titans: CIO and LOB engagement in IT innovation

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana and Palekar, Shailesh. 2020. "The clash of the Titans: CIO and LOB engagement in IT innovation." Sandhu, Kamaljeet (ed.) Leadership, management, and adoption techniques for digital service innovation. United States. IGI Global. pp. 86-102

From punctuation to equilibrium: A longitudinal assessment of enterprise systems user performance

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2019. "From punctuation to equilibrium: A longitudinal assessment of enterprise systems user performance." Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2019). Boston, United States

Organizational readiness for digital innovation: development and empirical calibration of a construct

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana, Grover, Varun and Xu, Dongming. 2019. "Organizational readiness for digital innovation: development and empirical calibration of a construct." Information and Management. 56 (3), pp. 445-461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2018.09.001

Agri-informatics: a multi-disciplinary literature synthesis

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2019. "Agri-informatics: a multi-disciplinary literature synthesis." 30th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2019). Perth, Australia 09 - 11 Dec 2019 Sydney, Australia.

Attaining business alignment in information technology innovations led by line-of-business managers

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2019. "Attaining business alignment in information technology innovations led by line-of-business managers." 30th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2019). Perth, Australia 09 - 11 Dec 2019 Sydney, Australia.

Do we put all eggs in one basket? A polynomial regression study of digital technology configuration strategies

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2019. "Do we put all eggs in one basket? A polynomial regression study of digital technology configuration strategies." 40th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2019). Munich, Germany 15 - 18 Dec 2019 United States.

How likely is your family to visit you?: the effect of digital connectedness on intention to travel to Australia

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra and Perera, W. Jayantha M.. 2019. "How likely is your family to visit you?: the effect of digital connectedness on intention to travel to Australia." Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes. 11 (2), pp. 217-225. https://doi.org/10.1108/WHATT-11-2018-0081

Does it get better over time? A longitudinal assessment of enterprise system user performance

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2019. "Does it get better over time? A longitudinal assessment of enterprise system user performance." Information Technology and People. 33 (4), pp. 1098-1123. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITP-01-2019-0005

The role of enterprise systems in fostering innovation in contemporary firms

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2018. "The role of enterprise systems in fostering innovation in contemporary firms." JITTA: an information systems journal. 19 (2), pp. 7-30.

The clash of the leaders: the intermix of leadership styles for resource bundling

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana and Perera, Melville. 2018. "The clash of the leaders: the intermix of leadership styles for resource bundling." Tanabu, Motonari and Senoo, Dai (ed.) 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2018). Yokohama, Japan 26 - 30 Jun 2018

Is digital hoarding a mental disorder? Development of a construct for digital hoarding for future IS research

Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2018. "Is digital hoarding a mental disorder? Development of a construct for digital hoarding for future IS research." 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2018). San Francisco, United States 13 - 16 Dec 2018 Atlanta, GA. United States.

Innovate or copy: a qualitative document analysis to entrepreneurship in developing countries

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana and Nanayakkara, Samudaya. 2018. "Innovate or copy: a qualitative document analysis to entrepreneurship in developing countries." Bednar, Peter M., Frank, Ulrich and Kautz, Karlheinz (ed.) 26th European Conference of Information Systems: Beyond Digitization - Facets of Socio-Technical Change (ECIS 2018). Portsmouth, United kingdom 23 - 28 Jun 2018

Multi-disciplinary green IT archival analysis: a pathway for future studies

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra, Tushi, Bonny and Tan, Felix. 2017. "Multi-disciplinary green IT archival analysis: a pathway for future studies." Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 41 (1), pp. 674-733. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.04128

Likes — the key to my happiness: the moderating effect of social influence on travel experience

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra, Atapattu, Maura and Gretzel, Ulrike. 2017. "Likes — the key to my happiness: the moderating effect of social influence on travel experience." Information and Management. 54 (6), pp. 825-836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2017.04.003

Turning dust to gold: how to increase inimitability of enterprise system

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2017. "Turning dust to gold: how to increase inimitability of enterprise system." 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2017). Langkawi Island, Malaysia 16 - 20 Jul 2017

Human degradation with the use of social media: a theological perspective

Sedera, Darshana D., Lokuge, Sachithra and Chandrasekara, Dharshani. 2017. "Human degradation with the use of social media: a theological perspective." 38th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2017). Seoul, South Korea 10 - 13 Dec 2017 Atlanta, GA. United States.

Innovating with enterprise systems and digital platforms: a contingent resource-based theory view

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra, Grover, Varun, Sarker, Suprateek and Sarker, Saonee. 2016. "Innovating with enterprise systems and digital platforms: a contingent resource-based theory view." Information and Management. 53 (3), pp. 366-379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2016.01.001

Thinking inside the box: five organizational strategies enabled through information systems

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana and Grover, Varun. 2016. "Thinking inside the box: five organizational strategies enabled through information systems." 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016). Chiayi, Taiwan 27 Jun - 01 Jul 2016 Chiayi, Taiwan.

Spoilt for choice: when user-system relationship becomes one-to-many

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra, Salleh, Noor Akma Mohd, Moghavvemi, Sedigeh and Palekar, Shailesh. 2016. "Spoilt for choice: when user-system relationship becomes one-to-many." Mooney, J. and Fitzgerald, B. (ed.) 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016). Dublin, Ireland 11 - 14 Dec 2016 Atlanta, GA. United States.

Is your IT eco-system ready to facilitate organizational innovation? Deriving an IT eco-system readiness measurement model

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2016. "Is your IT eco-system ready to facilitate organizational innovation? Deriving an IT eco-system readiness measurement model." Mooney, J. and Fitzgerald, B. (ed.) 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016). Dublin, Ireland 11 - 14 Dec 2016 Atlanta, GA. United States.

Exploring the role of IS in agriculture: creating an agenda towards agri-informatics

Lokuge, Sachithra, Sedera, Darshana, Atapattu, Maura and Samaranayake, Dimuth. 2016. "Exploring the role of IS in agriculture: creating an agenda towards agri-informatics." 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016). Chiayi, Taiwan 27 Jun - 01 Jul 2016 Chiayi, Taiwan.

Exploring spiral of silence in digital social networking spaces

Palekar, Shailesh, Atapattu, Maura, Sedera, Darshana and Lokuge, Sachithra. 2015. "Exploring spiral of silence in digital social networking spaces." Carte, Traci A., Heinzl, Armin and Urquhart, Cathy (ed.) 36th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015). Fort Worth, United States 13 - 16 Dec 2015 Atlanta, GA. United States.

The future of outsourcing in the Asia-Pacific region: implications for research and practice — panel report from PACIS 2014

Sedera, Darshana, Lokuge, Sachithra, Krcmar, Helmut, Srivastava, Shirish C. and Ravishankar, M. N.. 2014. "The future of outsourcing in the Asia-Pacific region: implications for research and practice — panel report from PACIS 2014." Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 35, pp. 317-331. https://doi.org/10.17705/1cais.03517

Enterprise system lifecycle-wide innovation

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2014. "Enterprise system lifecycle-wide innovation." 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2014): Smart Sustainability: The Information Systems Opportunity. Savannah, United States 07 - 09 Aug 2014 Atlanta, GA. United States.

Enterprise systems lifecycle-wide innovation readiness

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2014. "Enterprise systems lifecycle-wide innovation readiness." 18th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2014). Chengdu, China 24 - 28 Jun 2014

Deriving information systems innovation execution mechanisms

Lokuge, Sachithra and Sedera, Darshana. 2014. "Deriving information systems innovation execution mechanisms." Wang, W. and Pauleen, D. (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2014). Auckland, New Zealand 08 - 10 Dec 2014 Aukland, New Zealand.