Sam Kirshner is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology Management at the University of New South Wales. Sam completed his PhD in Management Science at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Canada. His primary research interests lie in analyzing behavioural decision making in operations and technology management and studying how algorithms and artificial intelligence impact decision making. His research and commentaries have been published in prestigious academic journals including Management Science, Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, the European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Tourism Management, and Science.
Sam is also active in program development and teaching in Business Analytics at the UNSW Sydney. Sam teaches data visualisation, predictive analytics, and AI ethics to undergraduates, postgraduates, and MBAs. He is also the co-author of a new textbook entitled Business Analytics: A Management Approach and a member of the Ethical AI Advisory.
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With the advent of ChatGPT, now is the time for universities to embark on a grand new adventure, write UNSW Business School's Chona Ryan, Christine Van Toorn, Eric Lim, Michael Cahalane and Sam Kirshner
Students require the ability to discern between what AI tools like ChatGPT can produce and the critical thinking necessary for good-quality work
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Artificial intelligence presents significant opportunities for business – as well as not insignificant threats to humanity – and governance frameworks are urgently needed to create a fair and equitable future under AI
Airbnb hosts who appear to be more attractive and trustworthy charge up to 5 per cent more than their peers for similar listings, UNSW Business School research has found
There are a number of important considerations organisations must take into account when it comes to business analytics, big data and ethical AI, according to UNSW Business School's Sam Kirshner