Prof. Moshe Zviran

Coller School of Management
הפקולטה לניהול ע"ש קולר סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Moshe Zviran
Phone: 03-6408720
Another phone: 03-6407024
Fax: 03-6409983
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 338

Short Biography

MOSHE ZVIRAN is a Professor of Information Technology at the Coller School of Management School and serves as the Dean of the School and Chief Entrepreneurship and innovation officer of Tel Aviv University. He is the incumbent of the Isaac Gilinsky Chair of Entrepreneurship, Technology, Innovation and Management and also serves as the academic director of the Eli Hurvitz Institute for Strategic Management. He received his B.Sc. degree in mathematics and computer science and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in information systems from Tel Aviv University, Israel, in 1979, 1982 and 1988, respectively. He held academic positions at the Naval Postgraduate School, California, the Claremont Graduate University, California, and Ben-Gurion University, Israel. His research interests include entrepreneurship and innovation, information and cyber security and information systems planning and policy. Prof. Zviran has published numerous articles in leading academic journals and authored two books in information systems. He is also a consultant for leading organizations in Israel and serves as a board member in several companies and organizations.

Fields of Research

Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Information and Cyber Security and Information Systems Planning and Policy

Publications

 

Books

 

1. Ahituv N., Neumann S. and Zviran M. “Information Systems For Management”, Dyonon Academic Publishing House, Tel-Aviv, 1996, 357 pages (in Hebrew).

 

2. Neumann S. and Zviran M. “Information Systems - From Theory to Practice”, Dyonon Academic Publishing House, Tel-Aviv, 2001, 477 pages (in Hebrew).

 

Chapters in books

 

1. Igbaria M., Gray P. and Zviran M., “The Virtual Workplace”, in: Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, (A. Kent and J.G. Williams, Editors), Mercel Dekker Publishers, Arlington, Texas, (1999).

 

2. Schechter A., Igbaria M., and Zviran M., “Electronic Commerce in Israel”, in: Doing Business on the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls, (F. Sudweeks and C. Romm , Editors) Springer, London, (1999).

 

3. Zviran M. and Armoni A., “Integrating Hospital Information Systems: From Theory to Practice”, in: Theoretical Foundations of MMT, (E. Geisler and O. Heller, Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, (2002).

 

4. Erlich Z. and Zviran M., “Authentication Methods for Computer Systems Security”, in: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition (M. Khosrow-Pour, Editor), Idea Group, Hershey, Pennsylvania (2006).

 

5. Erlich Z. and Zviran M., “Authentication Practices from Passwords to Biometrics”, in: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (M. Khosrow-Pour, Editor), Idea Group, Hershey, Pennsylvania (2014).

 

Research Papers in academic journals:

 

1. Shirom A. and Zviran M., "A Reexamination of Egalitarian Wage Structures in the Public Sector, The Economic Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 121, July 1984, pp. 94-97, (in Hebrew).

 

2. Borovits I. and Zviran M., "Computer-Family Selection Methodology for Organizational Information Systems", Information and Management, Vol. 12, No. 3, March 1987, pp. 107-115.

 

3. Haga W.J. and Zviran M., "Cognitive Passwords - From Theory to Practice", Data Processing & Communications Security, Vol. 13, No. 3, Summer 1989, pp. 19-23.

 

4. Zviran M. and Blow R., "DMSS - A Computer-based Diabetes Monitoring System", Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 13, No. 5, October 1989, pp. 293-308.

 

5. Ahituv N., Neumann S. and Zviran M., "Factors Affecting the Policy for Distributed Computing Resources", MIS Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 4, December 1989, pp. 389-401.

 

6. Couger J.D., Adelsberger H., Borovits I., Zviran M. and Motiwalla J. "Commonalties in Motivating Environments for Programmer/Analysts in Austria, Israel, Singapore and the U.S.", Information and Management, Vol. 18, No. 1, January 1990, pp. 41-46.

 

7. Zviran M., Hoge J. and Micucci V., "SPAN - A DSS for Security Plan Analysis", Computers and Security, Vol. 9, No. 2, April 1990, pp. 153-160.

 

8. Zviran M., "Defining the Application Portfolio for an Integrated Hospital Information System: A Tutorial", Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 14, No. 1/2, April 1990, pp. 31-41.

 

9. Zviran M., "Design Considerations for Integrated Hospital Information Systems", Hospital & Health Services Administration, Vol. 35, No. 7, Fall 1990, pp. 377-393.

 

10. Zviran M., "Relationship Between Organizational and IS Objectives: Some Empirical Evidence", Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 7, No. 1, Summer 1990, pp. 65-84.

 

11. Zviran M. and Haga W.J., "Cognitive Passwords: The Key to Easy Access Control", Computers and Security, Vol. 9, No. 8, December 1990, pp. 723-736.

 

12. Zviran M., "ISSPSS: A Supporting Tool for IS Strategic Planning", Information & Management, Vol. 19, No. 5, December 1990, pp. 345-359.

 

Also translated to Italian and appeared in Sistemi & Impresa, Vol. 38, No. 1, January 1992, pp. 47-58.

 

13. Haga W.J. and Zviran M., "Question-and-Answer Passwords: An Empirical Evaluation", Information Systems, Vol. 16, No. 3, July 1991, pp. 335-343.

 

14. Kamel M. and Zviran M., "A Methodology for Heterogeneous Database Integration in a Hospital

Environment", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 15, No. 3, July 1991, pp. 251-260.

 

15. Igbaria M. and Zviran M., "End-User Acceptance of Computer Technology: A Cross-Cultural

Examination", Omega, Vol. 19, No. 5, September 1991, pp. 369-379.

 

16. Zviran M., "Evaluating User Satisfaction in a Hospital Environment: An Exploratory Study", Health Care Management Review, Vol. 17, No. 3, Spring 1992, pp. 51-62.

 

17. Neumann S., Ahituv N. and Zviran M., "A Measure for Determining the Strategic Relevance of IS to the Organization", Information & Management, Vol. 22, No. 4, June 1992, pp. 281-299.

 

18. Wilson J.L., Turban E. and Zviran M., "Information Systems Security: A Managerial Perspective", International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 12, No. 3, June 1992, pp. 105-119.

 

19. Zviran M., "A Comprehensive Methodology for Computer-Family Selection", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 22, No. 2, July 1993, pp. 17-26.

 

20. Haga W.J. and Zviran M., "Key Issues in Information Systems Management: The U.S DoD Perspective", Defense Analysis, Vol. 9, No. 2, August 1993, pp. 197-210.

 

21. Zviran M. and Haga W.J., "Evaluating Password Techniques for Multilevel Authentication

Mechanisms", The Computer Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3, 1993, pp. 227-237.

 

22. Haga W.J. and Zviran M., "Information Systems Effectiveness: Research Designs for Causal Inference", Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1994, pp. 141-166.

 

23. Igbaria M. and Zviran M., "Comparison of End-User Computing in the US, Israel and Taiwan",

Information and Management, Vol. 30, No. 1, January 1996, pp. 281-299.

 

24. Neumann S. and Zviran M., “Tel Aviv City Hall - The Computerization Revolution”, Strategic

Information Systems, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 1997, pp. 149-167.

 

25. Sengupta K. and Zviran M., "Measuring User Satisfaction in an Outsourcing Environment", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 44, No. 4, November 1997 pp. 414-421.

 

26. Zviran M., Armoni A. and Glezer C., “HIS/BUI: A Conceptual Model for Bottom-Up Integration of Hospital Information Systems”, Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, June 1998, pp. 147-159.

 

27. Ahituv N., Zviran M. and Glezer C., “Top Management Toolbox for Overseeing Information

Technology in the Organization” , Communications of the ACM , Vol. 42, No. 4, April 1999,

pp. 93-99.

 

28. Zviran M., “SELECT: A Decision Support System For Computer Family Selection”, Journal of

Computer Information Systems, Vol. 39, No. 2, Winter 1998/9, pp. 101-112.

 

29. Zviran M. and Armoni A., “Integrating Hospital Information Systems: A Bottom Up Approach”

International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999, pp. 168-179.

 

30. Zviran M. and Haga W.J., "Password Security: An Empirical Study", Journal of Management

Information Systems (JMIS), Vol. 15, No. 4, Spring 1999, pp. 161-185.

 

31. Zviran M. and Glezer C., "Towards Generating a Data Integrity Standard", Data and Knowledge

Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 3, March 2000, pp. 291-313.

 

32. Zviran M., Ahituv N. and Armoni A., “Building Outsourcing Relationships Across the Global

Community: The UPS-Motorola Experience”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Vol. 10,

No. 4, December 2001, pp. 313-333.

 

33. Zviran M. “Securing PC Applications - The Relay-Race Approach”, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 45, No. 4, April 2002, pp. 219-227.

 

34. Ahituv N, Neumann S. and Zviran M. “ A System Development Methodology For an ERP System”, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. 42, No. 3, Spring 2002, pp. 56-67.

 

35. Zviran M. and Erlich Z., “Measuring IS User Satisfaction: Review and Implications”, Communications of the AIS, Vol. 12, Article 5, July 2003, pp. 81-103.

 

36. Zviran M., Ahituv N. and Glezer C., “A Conceptual Model for Increasing Utilization of Dependable Computer Networks”, Data and Knowledge Engineering, Vol. 46, No. 3, September 2003, pp. 247-269.

 

37. Zviran M., “User Satisfaction in ERP Systems: Some Empirical Evidence”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol. 2, No. 1, October 2003, pp. 1-15.

 

38. Zviran, M. and Glezer C.. "Website and Organizational Characteristics of Israeli Firms", International Journal of Electronic Business, Vol. 3, No. 5, March 2005, pp. 411-426.

 

39. Zviran, M., Pliskin N, and Levin R.. "Measuring User Satisfaction and Perceived Usefulness in the ERP Context", Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. 65, No. 3, Spring 2005, pp. 43-52.

 

40. Zviran M. and Erlich Z., "Identification and Authentication: Technology and Implementation

Issues" Communications of the AIS, Vol. 17, Article 4., January 2006, pp. 90-106.

 

41. Zviran, M., Glezer C. and Avni I. "User Satisfaction from Commercial Web Sites: The Effect of Design and Use", Information and Management, Vol. 43, No. 2, March 2006, pp. 157-178.

 

42. Zviran M , Teeni D. and Gross Y., “Colored E-mail Is Cheap, But Does It Make a Difference?”,

Communications of the ACM, Vo. 49, No. 4, April 2006, pp. 94-99.

 

43. Gefen D., Zviran M. and Elman N, “What Can Be Learned from CMMI Failures”, Communications of the AIS, Vol. 17, Article 36, May 2006, pp. 801-817.

 

44. Segev A., Leshno M. and Zviran M , “Internet as a Knowledge Base for Medical Diagnostic Assistance”,Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2007, pp. 251-255.

 

45. Green I., Raz T. and Zviran M , “A Model for Predicting Hostile Activity in Computer Networks”, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 50, No. 4, April 2007, pp. 63-68.

 

46. Segev A., Leshno M. and Zviran M , “Context Recognition Using Internet as a Knowledge Base”, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, Volume 29, Number 3, December 2007, pp. 305-327.

 

47. Zviran M., "Users' Perspectives on Privacy in Web-based Applications", Journal of Computer

Information Systems, Vol. 48, No. 4, Summer 2008, pp. 97-105.

 

48. Berlin S., Raz Z., Zviran M. and Glezer C., "Comparison of Estimation Methods of Cost and d Duration of IT Projects", Information and Software Technology, Vol. 51, No. 4, April 2009, pp.

738-748.

 

49. Bechor T, Glazer C., Neumann S. and Zviran M. “A Contingency Model for Estimating Success of Strategic Information Systems Planning”, Information and Management, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2010, pp. 17–29.

 

50. Erlich Z. and Zviran M., "Goals and Practices in Maintaining Information Systems Security". International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP), Vol. 4, No. 3, 2010, pp. 40–49.

 

51. Lazar, L., Tikolsky, O., Glezer, C. and Zviran, M., "Personalized Cognitive Passwords: An Exploratory Assessment", Information Management and Computer Security, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2011, pp. 25– 41.

 

52. Kaplan-Mor, N., Glezer, C., and Zviran, M., "A comparative analysis of end-user training methods," Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2013, pp. 25–42.

 

53. Karlinsky-Shichor Y. and Zviran M., "Factors Influencing Perceived Benefits and User Satisfaction in Knowledge Management Systems", Information Systems Management, Vol. 33, No 1, 2016, pp. 55-73.

 

54. Zviran M., Weiss D. and Mograbi E., “Effects of Regulation and Legislation on Executive Compensation in Israel”, Innovations in Management, No. 6, June 2020, pp. 114-127. (in Hebrew).

 

55. Neumann S., Zviran M., and Mendel J., “Information Security: The Enemy from Within”, Innovations in Management, No. 7, October 2020, pp. 64-79. (in Hebrew).

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