Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Dinko Bačić

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Office #:  Schreiber 420

Phone: 312.915.6122

E-mail:

About

Dr. Dinko Bačić is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. His research interests include information visualization, human-computer interaction, biometrics, cognition, neuro IS, and pedagogy. He has taught courses such as Business Information Systems, Data Visualization and BI, Information Visualization & Dashboarding, ERP, Management Information Systems, and Applied Software Development (Senior Project). He has papers published in leading IS outlets such as Decision Support Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, Springer Computer Science Lecture Notes. He has over fifteen years of corporate and consulting experience in business intelligence, finance, project management, and HR.

Degrees

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, 2014
  • Master of Business Administration, Miami University (OH), 1999
  • BS in Business Administration, John Carroll University, 1997

 

Research Interests

  • Information Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Biometrics
  • NeuroIS
  • Pedagogy

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Association of Information Systems (AIS) member
  • Conference Session Chair (AMCIS)
  • Conference Track Co-Chair (HCII)
  • Decision Support Systems Journal Reviewer
  • Behaviour and Information Technology Journal Reviewer
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) Reviewer
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Reviewer

 

Courses Taught

  • INFS 247, Business Information Systems
  • INFS 360, Data Visualization and Business Intelligence
  • INFS 395, Independent Study: Information Visualization & Biometrics
  • Management Information Systems*
  • Enterprise Resource Planning*
  • Applied Software Development*
  • Information Visualization & Dashboarding*

*University of Southern Indiana

Awards

  • Loyola University Chicago Provost's Summer Research Grant (2020) - $7,000
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Research* (2019)
  • USI Foundation Award(s) & RCOB Lab Investments* (2016-2018) - $100,000+
  • Summer Engagement Grant* (2017) - $7,000
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Service* (2016)
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching* (2015)
  • Provost Office Summer Pilot Award* (2015) - $7,000
  • Doctor of Business Administration Dissertation Award** (2013)

* University of Southern Indiana
**Cleveland State University

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Smothers, J., A. Moore, J. Maier-Lytle, D. Bačić, M. W. Chen, K. Celuch. “Engaging Students through Activity Design: A Service-Dominant Logic Perspective.” Accepted to the Journal of the Academy of Business Education.

Bačić, D., R. Henry. “Task-Representation Fit’s Impact on Cognitive Effort in the Context of Decision Timeliness and Accuracy: A Cognitive Fit Perspective.” AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction. 10.3.(2018) 164-187. https://doi.org/10.17705/1thci.00108 

Bačić, D. “Biometrics and Business Information Visualization: Research Review, Agenda and Opportunities.” Nah FH., Xiao B. (eds) HCI in Business, Government, and Organizations. HCIBGO 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 10923 (2018) 761-686. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-91716-0_53 

Celuch, K., D. Bačić, M.W. Chen, et al. “The Potential of Student Co-Creation in Extracurricular Experiences.” Marketing Education Review. 28.3. (2018) 230-243. https://doi.org/10.1080/10528008.2017.1419432.

Forbought, J. Smothers, D. Bačić, M. Khayum. “Launching an Accelerated Online MBA Program: Assuring Quality with Scale, Based on Principles of Effective Course Design.” Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice. 18.6. (2018) 58-71. https://doi.org/10.33423/jhetp.v18i6.149.

Bačić D., A. Fadlalla. “Business Information Visualization Intellectual Contributions: An Integrative Framework of Visualization Capabilities and Dimensions of Visual Intelligence.” Decision Support Systems. 89 (2016) 77-86. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167923616301038.

Appan, R., D. Bačić. “Impact of Information Technology (IT) Security Information Sharing among Competing IT Firms on Firm’s Financial Performance: An Empirical Investigation.” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 39. (2016) https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.03912.

Refereed Proceedings

Nimkar, S. M.C.Ehlman, M. C., P. Thomas, P., B.A.D. Nolan, D. Bačić, T. Snow. “Assessing changes in nursing home staff’s initial approach to engage PLwD after participating in an innovative dementia training program: A pilot study.” Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association (APHA), Philadelphia, PA. (2019) – Finalist for 2019 Erickson Foundation Research Award in Positive Aging https://apha.confex.com/apha/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/439775.

R. Appan, D. Bačić, S. Madhavaram. “Security Related Information Sharing among Firms: Potential Theoretical Explanations”, AMCIS 2018 Proceedings, New Orleans, LA (2018) https://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2018/Security/Presentations/39/.

Bačić, D. “Understanding Business Dashboard Design User Impact: Triangulation Approach Using Eye-tracking, Facial Expression, Galvanic Skin Response and EEG Sensors” AMCIS 2017 Proceedings, Boston, MA (2017) https://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2017/HumanCI/Presentations/21/.

C. Milewicz, D. Bačić. “A case for using eye tracking, facial recognition and galvanic skin response data to evaluate delivery mode influences in online learning.” MMA Fall Educators’ Conference Proceedings (2017) http://www.mmaglobal.org/publications/Proceedings/2017-MMA-Fall-Educators-Conference-Proceedings.pdf.

Bačić, D., A. Fadlalla. “Business Information Visualization: A Visual-Intelligence based Framework”, AMCIS 2013 Proceedings, Chicago, IL (2013) https://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2013/BusinessIntelligence/RoundTablePresentations/2/.

Bačić, D., R. Appan. “Impact of Domain Knowledge on Information Presentation Format Choice: A Cognitive Fit Perspective”, AMCIS 2012 Proceedings, Seattle, WA. (2012) https://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2012/proceedings/EndUserIS/26/.

Bačić, D., R. Henry. “The Role of Business Information Visualization in Knowledge Creation,” AMCIS 2012 Proceedings, Seattle, WA (2012) https://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2012/proceedings/HCIStudies/14/.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Nimkar, S. (Presenter), M.C.Ehlman, M. C., P. Thomas, P., B.A.D. Nolan, D. Bacic (Author), T. Snow. “Assessing changes in nursing home staff’s initial approach to engage PLwD after participating in an innovative dementia training program: A pilot study.” Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association (APHA), Philadelphia, PA. (Nov. 2019).

R. Appan, D. Bačić (Presenter & Author), S. Madhavaram. “Security Related Information Sharing among Firms: Potential Theoretical Explanations”, AMCIS (Aug. 2018).

Bačić, D. (Presenter & Author) “A Case Study in Deploying Experiential Learning in Fast Paced, Large Online Classroom Environment” Teaching & Learning Symposium – University of Southern Indiana (Jan 2018).

Bačić, D. (Presenter & Author) “Understanding Business Dashboard Design User Impact: Triangulation Approach Using Eye-tracking, Facial Expression, Galvanic Skin Response and EEG Sensors.” AMCIS (Aug 2017).

C. Milewicz (Presenter), D. Bačić (Author). “A case for using eye tracking, facial recognition and galvanic skin response data to evaluate delivery mode influences in online learning.” MMA Fall Educators’ Conference (Sep 2017).

Bačić D (Presenter & Author)., K. Celuch, C. Manfen. “The Potential of Student Co-Creation in Extra-Curricular Experiences and Engagement Outcomes.” Teaching & Learning Symposium – University of Southern Indiana (Jan 2017).

Nimkar, S., T. Litney, D. Bačić (Presenter & Author). “Inspiring Innovative Teaching and Learning by Bridging Educational Gaps Across Academic Settings Between Health Professions, Business, and Arts.” Teaching & Learning Symposium – University of Southern Indiana (Jan 2017)

Bačić, D. (Presenter & Author), A. Fadlalla. “Business Information Visualization: A Visual-Intelligence based Framework.” AMCIS (Aug. 2013).

Bačić, D. (Presenter & Author), R. Appan. “Impact of Domain Knowledge on Information Presentation Format Choice: A Cognitive Fit Perspective.” AMCIS (Aug 2012).

Bačić, D. (Presenter & Author), R. Henry. “The Role of Business Information Visualization in Knowledge Creation,” AMCIS (Aug 2012).