Assion Lawson-Body, Ph.D.

Assion Lawson-Body, Ph.D.


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Assion Lawson-Body, Ph.D., is a Professor at the University of North Dakota. Body earned his BBA from University of Lome, Togo in 1990, a D.E.S.S. from IAE Montpellier School of Management at Montpellier University #2 in 1993,  an MBA from Laval University in 1996, and a Business Administration Ph.D. from Laval University in 2000. Lawson-Body has taught intermittently at the University of North Dakota since 2001.


Book Chapters
Lawson-Body, A., O’Keefe, T. (2008). SME B2B E-Commerce and Customer Loyalty Revisited (vol. 4, pp. 1-25). Philadelphia, PA: Advances in Electronic Commerce.

Lawson-Body, A., O’Keefe, T. (2008). Chapter 4.6: Interorganizational Relationships in the Context of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce (vol. 1, pp. 863-888). Philadelphia: Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications.

Lawson-Body, L., Keengwe, J., Amewokunu, Y., Lawson-Body, A. (2008). Relationships between Wirelesses Technology Investment and Organizational Performance (vol. 3, pp. 1206-1214). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference:.

Lawson-Body, L., Keengway, J., Amewokunu, Y., Lawson-Body, A. (2008). Relationships between Wireless Technology Investment and Organizational Performance (vol. 2). Philadelphia: Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking.

Refereed Journal Articles
Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Lawson-Body, L., Kinvi, L. Developing and Validating Cultural User Satisfaction Instrument in Developing Countries. Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Lawson-Body, L., Lori, W., Lawson-Body, A. (2015). Impact of the use of Blackboard on the Performance of Accounting Students. Issue in Information Systems, 16(2), 209-216.

Marcellin, M., Kinvi, L., Yao, A., Lawson-Body, A., Komlan, S. (2015). Impact of Cultural Beliefs on Entrepreneurs’ Intention to use Bank Loans. Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, 5(4), 11-34.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Hoffner, E., Kinvi, L. (2014). Implementation Factors Influencing Electronic Medical Records. Issue in Information Systems, 15(1), 323-333.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Illia, A., Lee, S. (2014). Innovation Characteristics Influencing Veterans’ Adoption of E-Government Services. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 54(3), 34-44.

Lawson-Body, A., Willoughby, L., Lawson-Body, L., Logossah, K. (2012). Adoption of Cell Phones as Preparedness Effort for Natural Disasters. Issues in Information Systems, 13(2), 11-20.

Saidani, C., Amewokunu, Y., Lawson-Body, A. (2012). Multinational subsidiary roles in North Africa:. Multinational Business Review, 20(3), 248 – 265.

Keengwe, J., Diteeyonf, W., Lawson-Body, A. (2012). Students’ and Instructors’ Satisfaction with E-learning Tools in Online Learning Environments. International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education (IJICTE), 8(1), 76-86.

Renaud, L., Amewokunu, Y., Lewis, S., Lawson-Body, A. (2012). Impact Of Culture On The Organizational Commitment Of Public-Sector Employees In Haiti. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 11(3), 331-342.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Keengwe, J., Lawson-Body, L. (2011). Cultural Factors Influencing Cell Phone Adoption in Developing Countries: A Qualitative Study. Issue in Information Systems, 12(2), 97-105.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Lawson-Body, L., Kinvi, L. (2011). The Critical Success Factors For Public Sector CRM Implication. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 52(2), 42-50.

ILLIA, A., Lawson-Body, A., LEE, S. (2011). Interacting Effect of Conformity and Critical Mass in Technology Acceptance: A Conceptual Model. International Journal of Electronic Customer Relationship Management, 5(2), 97-110.

ABDOU, I., SIMON, L., Lawson-Body, A. (2011). Perceived Price Fairness of Dynamic Pricing. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 111(4), 531-550.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Kinvi, L. (2011). Developing An Instrument for Measuring Ecommerce Dimensions. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 51(2), 2-13.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W., Kinvi, L. (2010). Vendor trust influencing CRM strategic implementation process. Issue in Information Systems, 11(1), 322-335.

Lawson-Body, A., Lori, W. (2009). The Impact of the Balanced Scorecard on Government-toGovernment E-Service Delivery. Issue in Information Systems, 10(2), 571-584.

Lawson-Body, L., Celimene, F., Michel, L., Lawson-Body, A. (2008). A Qualitative Study of Customer Satisfaction from an Electronic Commerce Perspective. Issue in Information
Systems, 9(2), 25-36.

Lawson-Body, A., Lawson-Body, L., Miller, G. (2008). An Adaptation of the Balanced Scorecard for E-Government Service Delivery: A Content Analysis. Journal of Service Science, 1(1), 75-82.

Lawson-Body, A., Keengwe, J., Lawson-Body, L., Abdou, I., Miller, G. (2008). E-Government Service Delivery Performance: An Adaptation of the Balanced Scorecard to the Public Sector. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 6(2), 11-28.

Lawson-Body, A., Illia, A. (2006). SME’s perceptions of B2B E-commerce. IEncyclopedia of Ecommerce, E-Government and M-Commerce — dea Group Reference, 1(1), 1022-1028.

Lawson-Body, A., Miller, G., Saddler, T. (2006). Veteran Service Management and e-government service delivery performance. IEncyclopedia of E-commerce, E-Government and MCommerce — dea Group Reference, 1(1), 1152-1157.

Lawson-Body, A. (2006). Impact of Data Integration on CRM in the Electronic Commerce of SMEs. Academy of Information and Management Science Journal, 9(1), 83-102.

Lawson-Body, A., O’Keefe, T. (2006). Inter-Organizational Relationships in the Context of SMEs B2B E-Commerce. Journal of E-Commerce in Organizations, 4(4), 1-28.

Lawson-Body, A., Miller, G. (2006). Investigating a Theoretical Foundation of E-Government Performance: An Exploratory Study. Journal of E-Business, 6(2), 76-97.

Lawson-Body, A. (2006). A Framework for Understanding a Theoretical Foundation of EGovernment Performance. The International Academy of E-Business, 6(1), 107-111.

Areas of Expertise

  • Data Administration
  • CRM
  • Web development
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Warehouse
  • Big Data Auditing
  • Assurance Services

Contact Information


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