Richard Skinner

PhD Student

Richard Skinner


Richard Skinner is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Decision and Information Sciences at the C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. Prior to commencing his doctoral studies, Richard enjoyed 20 years of professional experience in information systems management within the energy and investment banking sectors in the US, UK, and the Netherlands. He received an executive MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading in 2013. Richard's research interests include Project Post Implementation Reviews, Meta-Analysis / Meta-Synthesis, and the Delphi method.

Research Interests

  • I.T. Post Implementation Reviews
  • Meta-Analysis / Meta-Synthesis
  • The Delphi Method

Areas of Expertise

  • The Delphi Method
  • Post Implementation Reviews


  • Skinner, Richard; Nelson, R. Ryan; Chin, Wynne W.; and Land, Lesley (2015) "The Delphi Method Research Strategy in Studies of Information Systems," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 37, Article 2.
  • Skinner, Richard; Land, Lesley; Chin, Wynne, W.; and Nelson, R. Ryan (2015) "Reviewing the Past for a Better Future: Reevaluating the IT Project Retrospective," 15th International Research Workshop on IT Project Management, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015).

Academic Associations & Editorial Boards

  • Member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Member of AIS Special Interest Group for IT Project Management (SIGITProjMgmt)

Activities & Interests

Member of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society

Contact Info

MH 284
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  • The Administration of Computer-based MIS course - how to develop and manage computer-based management information systems, MIS departmental organizational structures, information systems planning, and managing system development projects.


B.A, Classics, St. David's University College, Lampeter
MBA, Henley Business School, University of Reading