Kholekile Gwebu

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-3372
Office: Decision Sciences, Paul College Rm 260D, Durham, NH 03824
Kholekile Gwebu

Khole L. Gwebu is an associate professor of decision sciences at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire. His research focuses on data security management, information privacy, and information technology adoption and use. His publications appear in the Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems and Decision Support Systems, among others.


  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Kent State University
  • M.B.A., Management Information Systems, Kent State University
  • B. Com., Accounting, National University of Lesotho

Research Interests

  • Access to Data/Information
  • Computer/Data/Network Security
  • Information Science/Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Privacy
  • Small Business

Courses Taught

  • ADMN 410: Management Information Systems
  • ADMN 700: PAUL Assessm't Core Knowledge
  • ADMN 873: Data Mgmt & Visualization
  • ADMN/DS 898/774: Topics/E-Business
  • DS 774: E-Business
  • DS 774/898: E-Business
  • DS 775: Corporate Project Experience
  • DS 804: Communication of Data
  • HMGT 700: PAUL Assessm't Core Knowledge
  • PAUL 695W: Independent Study

Selected Publications

Gwebu, K. L., Wang, J., & Hu, M. Y. (2020). Information security policy noncompliance: An integrative social influence model. INFORMATION SYSTEMS JOURNAL, 30(2), 220-269. doi:10.1111/isj.12257

Gwebu, K. L., Sohl, J., & Wang, J. (2019). Differential performance of science park firms: an integrative model. SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 52(1), 193-211. doi:10.1007/s11187-018-0025-5

Gwebu, K. L., Wang, J., & Wang, L. (2018). The Role of Corporate Reputation and Crisis Response Strategies in Data Breach Management. JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 35(2), 683-714. doi:10.1080/07421222.2018.1451962

Gwebu, K. L., Wang, J., & Guo, L. (2014). Continued usage intention of multifunctional friend networking services: A test of a dual-process model using Facebook. DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS, 67, 66-77. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2014.08.004

Gwebu, K. L., Hu, M. Y., & Shanker, M. S. (2012). An experimental investigation into the effects of information revelation in multi-attribute reverse auctions. BEHAVIOUR & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 31(6), 631-644. doi:10.1080/0144929X.2010.528028

Gwebu, K. L., & Wang, J. (2011). Adoption of Open Source Software: The role of social identification. DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS, 51(1), 220-229. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2010.12.010

Gwebu, K. L., Wang, J., & Wang, L. (2010). Does IT outsourcing deliver economic value to firms?. JOURNAL OF STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 19(2), 109-123. doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2010.05.003

Wang, J., Gwebu, K., Shanker, M., & Troutt, M. D. (2009). An application of agent-based simulation to knowledge sharing. DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS, 46(2), 532-541. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2008.09.006

Wang, L., Gwebu, K. L., Wang, J., & Zhu, D. X. (2008). The Aftermath of Information Technology Outsourcing: An Empirical Study of Firm Performance Following Outsourcing Decisions. Journal of Information Systems, 22(1), 125-159. doi:10.2308/jis.2008.22.1.125