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Abbas Foroughi
Dr. Abbas Foroughi
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Chair of Management and Information Sciences Department
Contact: 812-465-1667
Business and Engineering Center 2069

Website

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Foroughi, A. (2019). “ Psycho-Social Aspects of Learning in MOOC Courses.” Journal of Management Science, 1 (2), 26-42.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Smothers, Jack; Bacic,Dinko; and Khayum, Mohammed.(2018) “Launching an Accelerated Online MBA Program: Assuring Quality with Scale, Based on Principles of Effective Course Design.” Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Vol. 18, No. 6, 2018.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Yan, Gongjun; and Shi, Hui. (2017) “Multiple Strategies to Boost Online Discrete Mathematics Class”. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 2017, Vol. 32, No. 5, 141-147.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Kocakulah, Mehmet; Stott, Ann; and Manyoky, Lionel. (2017) “Activity-Based Costing: Helping Small and Medium-Sized Firms Achieve a Competitive Edge in the Global Marketplace.” Research in Economics and Management, Vol. 2, No.5, 150-171.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2016) “MOOCs: The Enduring Importance of Teacher Presence.” Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Vol. 16, No. 6, 76.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Perkins, William C.; and Hershauer, James. (2015) “A Study of Asymmetrical Decision Support in Computerized Negotiation Support Systems (NSS)”. Global Business & Finance Review, Spring, Vol. 20.
  • Foroughi, Abbas (2015) “The Theory of Connectivism: Can It Explain and Guide Learning in the Digital Age?” Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Vol. 15, No. 5.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Yan, Gongjun; Shi, Hui; and Chong, Dazhi. (2015) “A Web 3.0 Ontology Based on Similarity: A Step toward Facilitating Learning in the Big Data Age.” Journal of Management Analytics, August.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2011) “A Research Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Implementations of Social Media in Higher Education”.  Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development, Vol. 5, No. 1.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Williams, Jennifer; Albin, Marvin. (2008) “Insurance-Shielded Supply Chain Risk”. SCMS Journal of Indian Management, Vol. 5, No. 4, 73-82.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Kocakulah, Mehmet; Williams, Jennifer. (2007) “A Framework for Electronic Reverse Auction (ERA) Research”. Journal of Internet Commerce, Vol. 6, No. 3, 45-74.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2007) “Outcome- and Behavior-Based Approaches to Supply Chain Risk Management.” SCMS Journal of Indian Management, Vol. 4, No. 2.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2006) “Eprocurement: Extending Esupply Chain Benefits to MRO”. SCMS Journal of Indian Management. 
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2005) “Reverse e-Auctions Transform Global Procurement”. The Fortune Journal of International Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, 45-56.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Perkins, William C.; and Jessup, Leonard M. (2005) “A Comparison of Audio-Conferencing and Computer Conferencing in a Dispersed Negotiation Setting”. Journal of End User Computing, July-Sept, 1-26.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; McGuire, Brian; Murphy, Greg; and Kovanic, Nancy. (2004) “MBA Curricula in Indiana: Do They Reflect the Realities of the New Economy?” Journal of Business Economics Research, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Perkins, William, C.; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2003) “Performance Metrics: Key to Success in Global Supply Chain Management.” Journal of Transnational Management Development, Vol. 8, No. 3.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; Gillard, Sharlett. (2002) “Digital Rights Management: A Delicate Balance Between Protection and Accessibility”. Journal of Information Science, Volume: 28 issue: 5, page(s): 389-395.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “College e-Business Programs: Skills for the Twenty-First Century”. Journal of Internet Commerce, 71-88.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “An XBRL Update: Getting Down to Business”. National Accountants Journal, Vol. 46, No. 4, 49-51.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “Streamlining Supply Chain Management with E-Business”. Review of Business Information Systems, Spring, Vol. 6, No. 2.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2001) “ebXML: Leveling the E-Business Playing Field.” Financial Post, pp. 25-27.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2001) “XBRL: The Future of Online Financial Data”. National Public Accountant, Vol. 46, No. 4, 49-51.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1998) “Minimizing Negotiation Process Losses with Computerized Negotiation Support Systems”. Journal of Applied Business Research, Fall, Vol. 14, No. 4,15-26.
  • Delaney, Michael; Foroughi, Abbas; Perkins, William, C. (1997) “An Empirical study of the Efficacy of a Computerized Negotiation Support System (NSS).” Decision Support Systems, Vol. 20, No. 3, 185-197.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1996) “Business School Students: The Importance of Basic Knowledge for an Accounting Course”. International Journal of Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Management, 118-120.Foroughi, Abbas. (1996) “Can a Negotiation Support System Help a Purchasing Manager?” International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, spring, 37-45.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1996) “Ensuring Internet Security”. Journal of Computer Information Systems, fall, 33-38.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Jelassi, Tawfik; Perkins, William C. (1995) “An Empirical Study of an Interactive, Session-Oriented Computerized Negotiation Support System”. Group Decision and Negotiation, Winter, Vol. 6, No. 5, 485-512.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1995) “A Survey of the Use of Computer Support for Negotiation”. Journal of Applied Business Research, Spring, Vol. 11, No. 4, 121-134.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1989) “Negotiation Support Systems: An Overview of Design Issues and Existing Software”. Decision Support Systems: The International Journal, Vol. 5, 167-181.

Conference Proceedings Publications

  • Foroughi, A. (2019) “Supply Chain Workforce Training: Addressing the Digital Skills Gap.” to be presented and published in the Proceedings of the 2019 Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 23-25.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Smothers, Jack; and Khayum, Mohammed. (2018) “Principle-Based MBA Course Design” Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-19, Chicago, IL. 
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2017) “Psycho-Social Aspects of Learning in MOOC Courses”. Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 18-20, Washington, D.C.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2017) “A Study of the Effectiveness and Level of Use of Online Discussion Technologies in MOOCS”. Proceedings of the 2017 MBAA International Meeting, March 22-24, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Kocakulah, Mehmet, and Manyoky, Lionel. (2016) “The Impact of Choice of Costing Method on Project/Product Profitability”. Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-21, Austin, Texas.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Yan, Gongjun; Shi, Hui. (2015) “Multiple Strategies to Boost Online Discrete Mathematics Class--Tutorial Presentation”.
  • Proceedings of the 15th Annual CCSC Mid-South Conference, Winter-Spring, Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2015) “The Theory of Connectivism: Can it Explain and Guide Learning in the Digital Age?” Proceedings of the 2015 MBAA International Conference Society for the Advancement of Information Systems, March 25-27, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2015) “MOOCs: The Enduring Importance of "Teacher Presence". Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, November 21-24, Seattle, Washington.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2014) “Web 3.0 and Connectivism: Implications for Learning in the Digital Age.” Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, November 22-25, Tampa, Florida.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2013) Web 3.0: “How the Internet of Everything will Impact Higher Education.” Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 16-19, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Perkins, William, C.; Foroughi, Abbas; Hershauer, James. (2012) “E-Negotiation: Can a Decision Support System (DSS) Help in Negotiations Even if Only One Participant Has a DSS?” Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-20, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2012) “Web 3.0 and Social Media: Context-Driven Content Sharing for a Hyperconnected World”. Proceedings of the 2013 MBAA International Conference, Feb. 27-March 4, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2011) “A Study of Social Media Use: Implications for Local Campus Initiatives”. Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 19-22, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Foroughi, Abbas and Williams, Jennifer. (2010) “Preparing Students for 2.0: A Study of College Social Network Initiatives”. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-23, San Diego.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; and Williams, Jennifer. (2010) “Business School Curricula and Enterprise 2.0”. Proceedings of the 2010 Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, March 24-26, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; and Williams, Jennifer. (2009) “A Study of Millennials' Attitudes toward Enterprise 2.0”. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 14-17, New Orleans.
  • Albin, Marvin; Foroughi, Abbas; and Williams, Jennifer. (2009) “Social Networking as a Tool for Business Collaboration: Students' Views”. Proceedings of the 2009 Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, March 18-20, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Williams, Jennifer. (2008) “Global Supply Chain Risk Management: The Role of Insurance”. Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 22-25, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Albin, Marvin; and Foroughi, Abbas. (2008) “College Students' Attitudes Toward Privacy and Security of Social Networking”. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Oct. 26-27, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Williams, Jennifer. (2008) “Electronic Reverse Auction: Challenges for Suppliers”. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Oct. 26-27, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2007) “MRO and eProcurement: Opportunities and Challenges”. 5th International Conference on Management. Athens, Greece.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2007) “Outcome- and Behavior-Based Approaches to Supply Chain Risk Management”. Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-20, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2006) “Supply Chain Risk Management's Agency Theory Underpinnings”. Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 19-21, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin, and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2006) “Accounting is Knocking the SOX Off IT.” Proceedings of the 2006 Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, March 15-17, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Albin, Marvin; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2006) “Perspectives on Global Supply Chain Supply-Side Risk Management”. Proceedings of the 2006 PICMET Conference, July 8-13, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2005) “Variables That Impact on Electronic Reverse Auction (eRA) outcomes: Towards a Research Framework”. Proceedings of the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 19-22, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2004) “E-Auction: Revolutionizing Procurement in the Global Marketplace”. Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-23, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; Kocakulah, Mehmet; and McCoy, Shawn. (2004) “How to Improve Profitability and Stay Competitive Utilizing New Technology in Healthcare Environment”. Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-23, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; McGuire, Brian; Murphy, Gregory; and Kovanic, Nancy. (2004) “MBA Programs in Indiana: Do They Reflect the Realities of the New Economy?” Proceedings of the 2004 Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, March 17-19, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas; and Kocakulah, Mehmet. (2003) “eProcurement: Extending eSupply Chain Benefits to MRO”. Proceedings of the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 22-25, Washington, D.C.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “College E-Business Programs: Helping Communities Bridge to the Twenty-First Century”. Proceedings of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 23-26, San Diego, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “Negotiation Support Systems (NSS): A Cumulative Series of Laboratory Experiments”. Proceedings of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 23-26, San Diego, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “Issues and Opportunities in Digital Rights Management”. Information Science and IT Education Conference.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “Streamlining Supply Chain Management with E-Business”. 2002 Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2002) “Performance Metrics: Key to Success in Global Supply Chain Management”. World Business Congress.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2001) “Measuring the Effectiveness of Internet Advertising”. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2001) “E-Business Major Curriculum Development: Filling Local Industry's Technology Gap”. Proceedings of the 2001 Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-20, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2001) “ebXML: Leveling the E-Business Playing Field”. Proceedings of the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 17-20, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2000) “An Overview of Commercial Web Site Development Issues”. Proceedings of the 2000 Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (2000) “XBRL: Revolutionizing the Access and Use of Online Financial Data”.  Proceedings of the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 18-21, Orlando, Florida.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1999) “Online Advertisement Measurement: The State of the Art”. Proceedings of the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-23, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1998) “A Comparison of Audio-Conferencing and Computer Conferencing (Internet with LotusNotes)”. Proceedings of the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 21-24, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1997) “Stock Trading on the Internet: The Wave of the Future”. Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 22-25, San Diego, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1996) “Computerized Negotiation Support Systems in Dispersed Settings: The Effect of Communication Medium”. Proceedings of the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 24-26, Orlando, Florida.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1995) “Security Issues and the Internet”. Proceedings of the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-22, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1994) “A Proposal for An Experimental Study of the Impact of Communication Medium and Level of Conflict”. Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 20-22, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1993) “Negotiation Support Systems: A Cumulative Series of Laboratory Experiments”. Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1993) “The Impact of Decision Support and Electronic Communication on the Effectiveness of Negotiation Support.” Office Systems Research Journal.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1992) “A Survey of the Use of Computer Support for Negotiation”. Proceedings of the 1992 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 22-24, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1992) “An Empirical Study of the Efficacy of a Computerized Negotiation Support System (NSS)”. Proceedings of the 1992 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 22-24, San Francisco, California.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1992) “Solutions to Problems Inherent in the User/Developer Interface in MIS Development”. Proceedings of the Society for the Advancement of Information Systems Conference.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1992) “Communication Barriers to Effective Systems Development”. Proceedings of the Southwest Region Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1992) “Impact of High School Accounting and Mathematics Education on Student Performance in the First Computer Course”. Proceedings of the Southwest Region Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “An Empirical Study of an Interactive, Session-Oriented Computerized Negotiation Support System”. Proceedings of the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. 
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “Behavioral Issues for Consideration in Group Decision Support Systems Design”. Proceedings of the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “Lot Sizing in Group Technology.” Proceedings of the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “The MRP/Group Technology Interface”. Proceedings of the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “Problems Inherent in the User/Developer Interface in MIS Development.” Proceedings of the Midwest Business Administration Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1991) “Development of a Survey to Measure Attitudes Toward the Use of Various Types of Computer Support?” Proceedings of the 1991 TIMS/ORSA Joint Meeting.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1990) “Negotiation Support System Solutions to Major Negotiation Stumbling Blocks”. Proceedings of the 1990 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1990) “Interactive Negotiation Support Systems: Results of an Experimental Study”. Proceedings of the 1990 TIMS/ORSA Joint Meeting.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1989) “An Empirical Study of the Effects of Computer Negotiation Support Systems (NSS) on Negotiation?” Proceedings of the 1989 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, Abbas. (1986) “MIS Strategic Planning”. Proceedings of the 1986 Southwest Region American Institute for Decision Sciences.
James Powers
Mr. James Powers
Computer Applications Training Coordinator
Adjunct - Business
Contact: 812-465-1104
Business and Engineering Center 2064

Website


Refereed Articles

  • Powers, J. E., & Kocakulah, M. C. (2015). Cost Saving Strategy and Wellness Programs: Featuring Decision Tree, Utility and Analytical Hierarchy Analysis. Global Business & Finance Review.
  • Powers, J. E., & Kocakulah, M. C. (2015). Saving Money Through Wellness Programs. Strategic Finance.
  • Powers, J. E., & Kocakulah, M. (in press, 2013). "Wellness Initiatives as a Cost Saving Strategy - A Model of Return on Investment and other Financial Incentives". Strategic Finance.
  • Powers, J. E., & Kocakülâh, M. C. (in press, 2013). Wellness Initiatives as a Cost Saving Strategy: A Model of Return on Investment and other Financial Incentives. Management Accounting Quarterly.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
National

  • Powers, J. E. & Kocakülâh, M. C. (2013). Wellness Initiatives as a Cost Saving Strategy: A Model of Return on Investment and other Financial Incentives. The 2013 AAA Midwest Regional Meeting in Oak Brook, IN October 17-19, 2013., Chicago, United States of America.
  • Powers, J. E. & Kocakülâh, M. C. (2012). Wellness Initiatives as a Cost Saving Strategy: A Model of Return on Investment and other Financial Incentives. The 2012 AAA Midwest Regional Meeting in St Louis, MO October 18-20, 2012., Saint Louis, United States of America.

Commercial Software Developed
Software Revision

  • 2009: Prentice Hall MyITLab Grader - closed-beta2. Closed-beta2 program testing of software that delivers project-based assignments to students to be completed using the Microsoft Office 2007 applications. Upon completion of that project, students submit the assignment to a grading engine where automatic-evaluation is performed, and a variety of submission reports are created for the student and instructor.
Kenneth Shemroske
Dr. Kenneth Shemroske
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Contact: 812-228-5072
Business and Engineering Center 2045

Website

Refereed Articles

  • Shemroske, K., & Silva, L. (2015). Mechanisms for Understanding Participation in Online File Sharing. International Journal of Information Communications Technology and Human Development, 7 (1).
  • Burnett, P., Shemroske, K., & Khayum, M. F. (2014). Disrupting Faculty Service: Using Technology to Increase Academic Service Productivity. Administrative Issues Journal, 4 (2).
  • Shemroske, K. (2014). Describing Online File Sharing Behavior and Perceptions of Pay Channels for Digital Media. Academy of Information Management Sciences Journal, 17 (2), 15-30.
  • Shemroske, K., Yan, G., & Gary, B. (2014). Reducing Security Risks from Social Engineering through the use of Geo-Authentication. Journal of Information Privacy and Security, 10 (4).
  • Anderson, S., & Shemroske, K. (2013). A Design and Implementation of a Resource-Constrained Computer Science Program in a Combined CS/CIS Department. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 28 (5).

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Shemroske, K. (2017). Implementing a Security Operations Center at a Midwest University: A Case Study. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Shemroske, K. (2012). IS 2010 Implementation: A Survey. Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference.
  • Williams, J., Goyal, S., & Shemroske, K. (2011). Management Information Systems 2010 Curriculum Revision: A Survey. Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference.
  • Shemroske, K., & Silva, L. (2009). Proposed Social Mechanism for Community Membership: The Case of Online Filesharing Using Bittorrent. Americas Conference on Information Systems.

Emeriti Faculty

Sharlett Gillard
Dr. Sharlett Gillard
Professor Emerita of Computer Information Systems
Contact:

Refereed Articles

  • Gillard, S. K. (2017). The Human Element Of Project Management. Contemporary Issues in Education Research.
  • Gillard, S. A., Gillard, S. K., & Pratt, D. (2015). A Pedagological Study Of Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom Through Autonomy, Mastery, And Purpose. Contemporary Issues in Education Research.
  • Gillard, S. A., & Gillard, S. K. (2012). The Children Left Behind. Journal of College Teaching and Learning.
  • White, E. L., & Gillard, S. K. (2011). Technology-Based Literacy Instruction. Journal of College Teaching and Learning.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2010). An Information Systems Service Learning Experience. International Journal of Learning (The).
  • Gillard, S. K. (2009). Soft Skills and Technical Expertise of Effective Project Managers. Journal of Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology.
  • Gillard, S. K., Bailey, D., & Nolan, E. (2008). Ten Reasons For IT Educators To Be Early Adopters of IT Innovations 159 . Journal of Information Technology Education, 7, 21-33.
  • Gillard, S. K., & Denice, B. (2007). Technology in the Classroom: Overcoming Obstacles, Reaping Rewards. International Journal of Learning (The), 14 (1), 87-93.
  • Moore, W., Gillard, S., & Nolan, E. (2006). A Model for Applying the Universal Development Paradigm to Cross-functional Business Problems. International Journal of Management, 23 (4), 831-837.
  • Moore, W., Nolan, E., & Gillard, S. (2006). Towards a Higher-Level Systems Development Life Cycle, with Universal Applications. International Journal of Management, 23 (3), 646-652.
  • Johansen, J., & Gillard, S. (2005). Information Resources Project Management Communication: Personal and Environmental Barriers. Journal of Information Science, 31 (2), 91-98.
  • Gillard, S. (2005). Managing IT Projects: Communication Pitfalls and Bridges. Journal of Information Science, 31 (1), 37-43.
  • Gillard, S., & Price, J. (2005). The Competencies of Effective Project Managers: A Conceptual Analysis. International Journal of Management, 22 (1), 48-53.
  • Gillard, S. (2004). IT Project Management: A Conceptual View. Journal of American Academy of Business, 5 (2), 381-384.
  • Gillard, S., & Johansen, J. (2004). Project Management Communication: A Systems Approach. Journal of Information Science, 30 (1), 23-29.
  • Gillard, S. (2004). IT Educators and IT Adoption. Journal of Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 1 (1), 805-811.
  • Foroughi, A., Albin, M., & Gillard, S. (2002). Digital Rights Management: A Delicate Balance Between Protection and Accessibility. Journal of Information Science, 28 (5), 389-398.
  • Shields, P. O., & Gillard, S. (2002). An Academic Advising Profile for Marketing Educators. Marketing Education Review, 12 (2), 37-46.
  • Gillard, S., Rhim, J. C., & Kim, K. (2000). Improvement Opportunity in Employer-Employee Relationship: A DSS Application for Small Business. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 7 (6), 16-23.
  • Gillard, S. (1994). The Academic Background of Effective Project Managers. Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Management.
  • Gillard, S. (1993). Reengineering Business Organizations: Impact on Information System Program Management. Program Manager: Journal of the Defense Systems Management College.

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Williams, J. J., Shemroske, K., & Gillard, S. K. (2012). Personal Productivity Tools in the IS Curriculum. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS).
  • Gillard, S., & Bailey, D. (2005). IT Innovations in the Classroom: Weighing the Costs and Benefits. Academic Business World International Conference, 57-61.
  • Gillard, S., & Nolan, E. (2004). IT Educators and the Adoption Curve. Applied Business Research Conference.
  • Gillard, S. (2002). Issues and Opportunities in Digital Rights Management. Information Science and IT Education Conference, 499-506.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Gillard, S., Nolan, E., & Bailey, D. (2006, July). Ten Reasons for IT Educators to be Early Adopters of IT Innovations. Informing Science Institute, Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2005, June). IT Innovations in the Classroom: Weighing the Costs and Benefits. Academic Business World International Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2004, March). IT Educators and the Adoption Curve. Applied Business Research Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2003, March). Top Ten Reasons to Adopt VB.Net Today. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Chicago, Illinois.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2002, March). From Entertainment Usage to Professional Computing: Closing the Gap. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Chicago, Illinois.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2001, March). Universal Development Paradigm. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Chicago, Illinois.
  • Gillard, S. K. (2000, December). Fact or Fiction: Entry-Level College Students are Ready for an Advanced Computer Applications Course. International Academy for Information Management, Brisbane, Australia.
Ernest Nolan
Mr. Ernest Nolan
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Computer Information Systems
Contact:


Refereed Articles

  • Gillard, S., Bailey, D., & Nolan, E. E. (2008). Ten Reasons for IT Educators to be Early Adoptors of IT Innovations. Journal of Information Technology Education, 7, 21-33.
  • Moore, W., Nolan, E., & Gillard, S. (2006). A Model for Applying the Universal Development Paradigm to Cross-functional Business Problems. International Journal of Management, 23 (4).
  • Moore, W., Nolan, E., & Gillard, S. K. (2006). Towards a Higher-Level Systems Development Life Cycle, with Universal Applications. International Journal of Management, 23 (3).

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Nolan, E. (2008). Testing and Implementation - Can it Really be Part of Senior Project. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Nolan, E. (2006). Selecting Projects for the Capstone Course in CIS - Guidelines and Issues Encountered. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Nolan, E. (2005). Talent Assessment for Project Based Classes. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Gillard, S., & Nolan, E. (2004). IT Educators and the Adoption Curve. Applied Business Research Conference.
  • Nolan, E. (2004). Contract Based Learning. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Nolan, E. (2003). Top Ten Reasons to Adopt VB.Net Today. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Nolan, E. (2002). Web Development Languages: Business versus Education. Midwest Business Administration Association, 103-106.
  • Nolan, E. (2001). Universal Development Paradigm. Midwest Business Administration Association, 110-111.
  • Nolan, E. (1997). Developing an Instrument to be Used in Accessing CIS Learning Outcomes - A Report from the DPMA Task Force. Midwest Business Administration Association.
  • Nolan, E. (1996). Systems Analysis and Design: State of the Art-State of the Industry. Midwest Business Administration Association.
Jennifer Williams
Dr. Jennifer Williams
Professor Emerita of Computer Information Systems
Contact:

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Shemroske, K. (2017, August). Implementing a Security Operations Center at a Midwest University: A Case Study. Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts.

Refereed Articles

  • Peluchette, J., Karl, K., Wood, C., & Williams, J. J. (2015). Cyberbullying Victimization: do Victims' Personality and Risky Social Network Behaviors Contribute to the Problem. Computers in Human Behavior, 52, 424-435.
  • Clark, C. L., Hennington, A., Williams, J. J., & Clark, J. (2012). Technology Acceleration and Corporate Ergonomic Policy. International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 3 (2), 136-147.
  • Hennington, A., Clark, J., Clark, C. L., & Williams, J. (2012). Maintaining Academic Currency in a Changing Business Environment: A Study of AACSB Internation Member Response to Trends in IT Project Management. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 12 (3).
  • Foroughi, A., Williams, J. J., & Albin, M. (2008). Insurance-shielded Supply Chain Risk. SCMS Journal of Indian Management, V (IV), 73-82.
  • Foroughi, A., Kocakulah, M., & Williams, J. J. (2007). A Framework for Electronic Reverse Auction (eRA) Research. Journal of Internet Commerce, 6 (3), 45-74.
  • Williams, J. (2003). Energy and Expertise: Keys to Avoiding Project Management Pitfalls. Information Strategy: The Executive's Journal, 20 (1), 15-19.
  • Clark, R., Williams, J., & Clark, C. (2003). Assessing Web Site Usability: Construction Zone. Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 17 (2), 51-55.
  • Williams, J. (2001). E-sign Guidelines for Signatures on the Electronic Highway. Information Strategy: The Executive's Journal, 17 (3).
  • Williams, J. (1999). What a Tangled Web: The Legal and Public Relations Dangers of Operating a Web Site. Information Strategy: The Executive's Journal, 15 (3), 6-12.
  • Williams, J. (1997). The Use of Computer Aided Instruction for Computer Skills Training: Implications for Student Learning and the Utilization of Institutional Resources. International Business Schools Computing Quarterly.
  • Williams, J. (1996). A Taxonomy of Critical Success Factors. European Journal of Information Systems, 5 (4).
  • Williams, J. (1995). An Update on EDP Auditing in Banking. Internal Auditing, 55-58.
  • Williams, J. (1992). Advanced Spreadsheet Tips. Real Estate Accounting and Taxation, 69-72.

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Peluchette, J., Karl, K., Wood, C., & Williams, J. J. (2015). Cyberbullying: Examining Personality and Victims' Wall Postings as Risk Factors. Academy of Management.
  • Clark, C., Brooks, S., Williams, J. J., & Clark, J. (in press, 2015). Brand Identity for Academic Computer Units. 2015 MBAA International Conference Society for the Advancement of Information Systems.
  • Williams, J. J., Shemroske, K., & Goyal, S. (in press, 2012). Evaluating Information Systems Curriculum. 2012 DSI Annual Meeting.
  • Williams, J. J., Shemroske, K., & Gillard, S. (in press, 2012). Personal Productivity Tools in the IS Curriculum. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS).
  • Williams, J. J., Shemroske, K., & Goyal, S. (in press, 2011). IS 2010 Curriculum Revision: A Survey. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS).
  • Foroughi, A., & Williams, J. J. (2010). Preparing Students for Enterprise 2.0: A Study of College Social Network Initiatives. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Foroughi, A., Albin, M., & Williams, J. (2010). Business School Curricula and Enterprise 2.0. Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference.
  • Foroughi, A., Albin, M., & Williams, J. J. (2009). A Study of Millennials Attitudes toward the use of Enterprise 2.0. Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA:.
  • Albin, M., Foroughi, A., & Williams, J. J. (2009). Social Networking as a Tool for Business Collaboration: Students' Views. Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference.
  • Foroughi, A., & Williams, J. C. (2008). Electronic Reverse Auction: Challenges for Suppliers. Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS).
  • Williams, J. (2000). Consumer Confidence in Electronic Commerce: Using Third Party Seals. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Williams, J. (1998). The Utilization of Critical Success Factors: A Profile. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Williams, J. (1995). Impact of Individual Differences on Performance Using Individualized Computer-Aided Instruction. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Williams, J. J. (1991). A Theoretical Framework for Choice of Visual Representation. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Williams, J. J. (1990). A Theory of Visual Decision Support. Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Williams, J. J. (1988). Model Development for End-User Computing. Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference.

Book Chapters
Refereed

  • Peluchette, J. V.E., Karl, K., Wood, C., & Williams, J. J. (2018). Millennials and Facebook: Are ment at greater risk of cyberbullying than women?. In Press, Millennials: Characteristics, Trends, and Perspectives.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
International

  • Williams, J. J. & Clark, C. P. (2017). Panel Discussion: Principles of MIS--Keeping It Current and Relevant. Invited presentation at Society for the Advancement of Information Systems (SAIS), Chicago, Illinois.

Local

  • Williams, J. J. (1996, September). Computer Technology for the Accountant. Invited presentation at Indiana Association of Public Accountants, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Williams, J. J. (1992, October). The Law Office of the Future: Technology Update. Invited presentation at Evansville Bar Association, Evansville, Indiana.
    National
  • Williams, J. J., Clark, J., Albin, M., & Clark, C. (2007, March). Project Management in the IS Curriculum. Invited presentation at Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Williams, J. J. (2006, March). Computer Information Systems Curriculum Challenges and Changes. Invited presentation at Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Williams, J. J. (1998, March). Successful Articulation Agreements. Invited presentation at Society for the Advancement of Information System Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Williams, J. (1997). The Evolution of Computer Based Information Systems. Invited presentation at High School Business Teachers, Evansville, Indiana.

Other Research Activities
Applied or Integrative/application Scholarship

  • 2014: Williams, J. J., 2 papers, one submitted to refereed journal, another to Academy of Management Conference. A paper, "Cyberbullying: Examining Victims: Personality and Wall Postings as Risk Factors" has been submitted to refereed journal, Computers in Human Behavior. Submitted in 2014, but decision is forthcoming (2 months). This paper involved data collected at USI, at a univeristy in Chattanooga TN, and in Australia. A paper using other parts of the data is also to be presented at Academy of Management Meeting in 2015 (also submitted and developed in 2014).

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