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Marcus O'Connor

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BCom (Hons) MCom (Hons) PhD UNSW
Honorary Professor

Rm 4046
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6452
marcus.oconnor@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Professor O'Connor started at the University of Sydney in 2002. He has a distinguished record of intellectual and administrative leadership. His scholarly expertise covers forecasting, decision making and computer based decision support systems. His research program has made outstanding and innovative contributions to the DSS literature. His research interest are: judgemental forecasting, using IT in decision making and judgement, information sharing. His work is widely published in top international journals and has been supported extensively by competitive ARC Grants. He is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Forecasting.

Selected publications

2011

Journal Article

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2011) The effect of qualitative and quantitative system dynamics training: An experimental investigation System Dynamics Review, 27 (3), 313-327. [More Information]

2008

Journal Article

Remus W, Lim K, and O'Connor M (2008) The effect of presentation media and animation on learning a complex decision International Journal of Instructional Media, 35 (3), 283-293.

2007

Journal Article

Parackal M, Goodwin P, and O'Connor M (2007) Editorial: Judgement in forecasting International Journal of Forecasting, 23 (3), 343-345. [More Information]

Conference Proceedings

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2007) Qualitative, Quantitative Or Both? An Experimental Investigation The 25th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society 50th Anniversary Celebration; System Dynamics Society, United States.

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2007) What Our Mental Models Retain and What They Don't: An Experimental Follow-up of System Dynamics Intervention The 25th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society 50th Anniversary Celebration; System Dynamics Society, United States.

Lee S, and O'Connor M (2007) How Good is The Advice You Receive? The Influence of Social Value Orientation and Knowledge Asymmetry on the Formulation of Advice 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2007); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), online.

Lim J, O'Connor M, and Peat M (2007) The impact of uncertainty information in judgemental forecasting and decision making 27th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF); the International Institute of Forcasters, online.

Paul J, and O'Connor M (2007) "Where do we draw the line? tolerance of escalating commitment to troubled projects 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems AMCIS 2007; Curran Associates, Inc., United States.

2006

Journal Article

Lawrence M, Goodwin P, O'Connor M, and ├ľnkal D (2006) Judgmental forecasting: A review of progress over the last 25 years International Journal of Forecasting, 22 (3), 493-518. [More Information]

Conference Proceedings

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2006) Contribution of System Tools to Dynamic Decision-Making 12th Annual ANZSYS Conference "Sustaining our Social and Natural Capital" (2006); ISCE Publishing, Mansfield MA USA.

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2006) Mental models and dynamic decision making: An experimental approach for testing system methodologies 24th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society 2006; The System Dynamics Society, New York, USA.

Gniewosz G, and O'Connor M (2006) Cultural influence on the perceived importance of the nature of rewards: A study of managers in Australia and South East Asia Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference ANZIBA 2006; Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington New Zealand.

2005

Journal Articles

Lawrence M, and O'Connor M (2005) Judgemental forecasting in the presence of loss functions International Journal of Forecasting, 21 (1), 3-14. [More Information]

Lim K, O'Connor M, and Remus W (2005) The impact of presentation media on decision making: Does multimedia improve the effectiveness of feedback? Information and Management, 42 (2), 305-316. [More Information]

O'Connor M, Remus W, and Lim K (2005) Improving Judgmental Forecasts with Judgmental Bootstrapping and Task Feedback Support Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 18 (4), 247-260. [More Information]

Webby R, O'Connor M, and Edmundson B (2005) Forecasting support systems for the incorporation of event information: An empirical investigation International Journal of Forecasting, 21 (3), 411-423. [More Information]

Conference Proceedings

Dhawan R, and O'Connor M (2005) Time Series Forecasting: An Approach to Modelling Seasonality Using Neural Networks 2005 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IC-AI 2005); CSREA Press, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Dhawan R, and O'Connor M (2005) Neural Network Efficacy in Seasonal Time Series Forecasting 2nd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05); Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI), USA. [More Information]

Dhawan R, O'Connor M, and Borman M (2005) System Dynamics and Decision Making Sustainable Development of Asia Pacific - Multi Conference on the Applications of System Dynamics and the Disciplines of Management; Tongji University, Shanghai, China. [More Information]

Lim J, and O'Connor M (2005) Usefulness of stochastic decision aids in judgemental forecasting and decision making 25th International Symposium on Forecasting; International Institute of Forecasters, USA.

Lim J, and O'Connor M (2005) The Utility of Simulation Tools in Decisions About New Product Launches 36th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute DSI 2005; Decision Sciences Institute, United States.

2003

Journal Article

Foong S, Lawrence M, and O'Connor M (2003) The interaction of incentives and information disclosure;the case of confidence interval information The British Accounting Review, 35 (3), 233-255. [More Information]

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Recent Units Taught

  • BUSS1001 Understanding Business