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Melody Zou

Melody Zou

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Management, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Haiyun (Melody) Zou is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Management at Warwick Business School. She received her PhD from City University of Hong Kong. She also holds an MSc Business Information Systems (Distinction) and a BBA Marketing (First Class Honours) from the same institute. Prior to WBS, she joined an IT entrepreneurial firm in Hong Kong Science and Technology Park and visited Clemson University in the US.

Melody is interested in studying individual technology adoption and usage. In recent years, she is working on promoting user voluntary contributions to technologies - a new concept called "Technology Extra-Role Behavior (TERB)." Her research has appeared in Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) and International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), among others. She participated in the ICIS Doctoral Consortium in 2017.

How tech firms make us feel like we own their apps – and how that benefits them

Jul 18, 2019 07:28 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990s who have grown up with the internet and digital technology are in...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries suffer ahead of FOMC’s July meeting minutes, Fed Chair Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

The U.S. Treasuries suffered during Wednesdays afternoon session ahead of the Federal Open Market Committees (FOMC) end-July monetary policy meeting minutes, scheduled to be released today by 18:00GMT. Also, Fed Chair...

German bunds slump ahead of August manufacturing PMI, ECB’s account of July MPM

The German bunds slumped during European trading session Wednesday ahead of the countrys manufacturing PMI for the month of August, scheduled to be released on August 22 by 07:30GMT and the European Central Banks (ECB)...

BoC likely to adopt rate cut in autumn, CAD seen easing in short-term: Commerzbank

The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to adopt a rate cut in autumn so that markets would not be surprised if the central bank were to adjust its wording next week, with CAD easing short term, according to the latest...

JGBs remain flat at close ahead of July national CPI, August manufacturing PMI

The Japanese government bonds closed flat Wednesday as investors keep a close eye on the countrys national consumer price inflation (CPI) for the month of July, scheduled to be released on August 22 by 23:30GMT and the...

Australian bonds jump tracking U.S. Treasuries as investors eye stimulus from major economies

The Australian government bonds jumped during Asian session Wednesday following investors improved appetite after global recession fears eased, tracking hopes of stimuli from major economies like China and Germany to...

Politics

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin argue over their response to massive protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to meet with Russias Vladimir Putin. He arrived in France on Monday for an official state visit. While in the country, Putin and Macron are expected to hold a...

Trevor Noah’s satirical theory suggests Donald Trump wants to get rid of Melania Trump

Both critics and supporters of Melania Trump and Donald Trump had recently been talking about one thing. It was Trevor Noahs theory that the President is allegedly weaving his immigration policies with the endgame of...

Donald Trump loves that Melania Trump agrees with him about the prenup

The marriage of United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump is possibly one of the most followed subjects in the media today. Since Mr. Trump is known for being a wealthy man, many might be wondering...

Prototype of a nuclear missile that Vladimir Putin bragged about allegedly failed

This month marks the 20-year milestone of Russian President Vladimir Putins political career. However, it has been marred with a series of pro-democracy protests in Moscow as well as the death of five scientists from a...

To restore trust in government, we need to reinvent how the public service works

Around the world, the most informed and effective public servants are changing the way they develop policy and services. Australian public servants are eager to do the same, but their leaders are not supporting them to do...

Science

Cryptic genetic variation: the hidden changes in your DNA that could produce new diseases

Rarely has our environment changed so quickly. On top of climate change, were exposing ourselves to air pollutants, microplastics and unprecedented levels of fat, salt and sugar in our food. Environmental change is one...

Lab studies suggest medicinal plants can help repair human bone and tissue

Theres been a rise in recent years of biomedical engineering techniques that can restore lost tissue and bone. If youve been in a car crash, for instance, there are ways to restore or repair the lost body part or damaged...

Environmental destruction is a war crime, but it's almost impossible to fall foul of the laws

An open letter from 24 scientists published in Nature last month calls on governments to draft a new Geneva Convention dedicated to protecting the environment during armed conflict. This inspired a number of headlines...

HIV/AIDS deaths drop despite lack of complete cure

The HIV and AIDS epidemic has been a global challenge for decades. Unfortunately, a complete cure that would kill HIV and AIDS from a patients body is still unavailable. But that does not mean there is no other way to...

Donald Trump’s cancer cure promise still needs proof

Scientists around the world have reported strides in developing more advanced treatments for cancer while the complete cure is still unavailable. Illnesses like cancer are some of the major concerns for many households,...

Technology

AMD Ryzen 3950x details to know

AMD Ryzen 9 3950x is part of the Ryzen 3000-series family and the latest to be added in the group. So far, it has six members, and the Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core chip has been dubbed as the fastest processor in the 3000 Ryzen...

Microsoft Surface Book 3 details to know

Microsoft Surface Book 3 is set to arrive soon, and tech enthusiasts are expecting it to come with multiple new functions that will take advantage of the newest technology available today. As suggested by its name, this is...

iPhone 11 is coming earlier as expected according to leaked reports

iPhone 11 started off a rumor and now tech lovers may be seeing the actual unto soon. Apple was said to be unveiling several units and the previously leaked information about the phones could be correct after all. It...

Tesla Model 3 customers in Australia get delivery confirmation throughout September

Following Teslas massive success in North America, the company is on a roll in expanding its business to other continents. In the latest updates about the worldwide release of Tesla Model 3, customers in Australia and...

Google Pixel 4 is rumored to arrive with advanced new features

The Google Pixel 4 mobile phone was just a rumor but now it can be confirmed that it exists. The American tech company admitted that the fourth-gen of the Pixel phone is indeed in the works and will be released at some...
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