Dr. Cheri Speier is a Professor of Information Systems at Michigan State University. Her research interests include the influence of work environments on decision making, individual acceptance and use of technology, effective user training environments, and the effective use of information technology to support supply chain relationships. Her work has appeared in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and the Journal of Marketing among others. Dr. Speier was awarded the MSU University-wide Teacher Scholar award in 2001 recognizing her excellence in teaching and research. She earned a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems at Indiana University.