Dr. John D Haynes
University of Nizwa
Dr. John D Haynes received his PhD from Bond University, Australia, in 1998 as a Double Major: Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence (Principal PhD Supervisor Emeritus Professor Frank Land, London School of Economics, UK). Apart from Bachelors’ degrees, Dr. Haynes also holds an MA, Philosophy of Mind (Wisdom), Macquarie University, NSW, Australia. Professor Haynes’ areas of academic interest include: Knowledge, Wisdom and ICT Strategic Management, Business Management and Expert Systems, Philosophy of IT, Medical Information Systems, Bio-Informatics, ICT Strategic Management of Gifted Education. Dr. Haynes has achieved a number of research grants,totaling more than US$250,000. His most recent large grant being from The (Oman) Research Council (TRC), in E Business Research Strategies. Prior academic appointments: 4 years Professor and Personal Chair of IS (and Philosophy) and Dean, New Zealand; 4 years as Visiting (full) Professor of MIS, University of Central Florida, USA; Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of NSW Australia; Professor, Head of School of IT, Charles Darwin University, Australia. Field of Interest: ICT Strategic Management, Knowledge Management, Artificial Intelligence, Medical Information Systems, Bio-Informatics, Philosophy and IT, Inquiring Organizations, Society and Technology, Social Philosophy particularly Phenomenology, ICT Strategic Management of Gifted Education.