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Suvankar Ghosh

Suvankar Ghosh
Assistant Professor
Economics, MIS and Decision Sciences, School of Business
UB Beacom Hall 230
Phone: 605-677-5545
Bio:
I am an Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems in the Beacom School of Business. A veteran of the computer industry, I have held senior technical and managerial positions at Compaq Computer, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Progress Software. I received an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, MA and a PhD in Business Administration from Kent State University, Kent, OH.
Teaching Interests:
My teaching interests include statistics, quantitative methods, information systems, and operations management.
Research Interests:
My research interests include the valuation of investments in technology, decision-making models, and the adoption and diffusion of innovations in technology.
Education:
  • Ph D, Management Information Systems, Kent State University, 2009
  • MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, 1990
Publications:
  • Ghosh, S., Li, X., (2013), A Real Options Model for Generalized Meta-Staged Projects – Valuing the Migration to SOA, Information Systems Research, vol. 24, iss. 4, pp. 1011-1027.
  • Brandyberry, A., Ghosh, S., Trainor, K., (2013), A Whole Product Vector Model of Adoption of Contemporary Consumer Technology Products, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Nov 16-19, Baltimore, MD, iss. Article 669343, p. 17.
  • Ghosh, S., (2013), Can IT Learning Succeed in a Strong Liberal Arts Institution? Yes!, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Nov 16-19, Baltimore, MD, iss. Article 671646, p. 23.
  • Ghosh, S., Troutt, M. D., Brandyberry, A. A., (2013), An RBV and Real Options-Based Soft OR Heuristic for Solution Strategizing, International Journal of Business Information Systems, vol. 12, iss. 4, pp. 404-422.
  • Ghosh, S., Troutt, M. D., (2012), Complex Compound Option Models - Can Practitioners Truly Operationalize Them?, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 222, iss. 3, pp. 542-552.
  • Ghosh, S., Brandyberry, A. A., (2012), Integrating RO and the RBV into a Strategic IT Decision-Making Model - An Interpretive Hermeneutic Approach, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov 17-20, pp. 47401-47406.
  • Ghosh, S., (2012), Innovating in the MIS Core Course – Bridging Business and Technology, Proceedings of the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Aug 9-11, 2012, iss. Paper 1, p. 10.
  • Li, X., Ghosh, S., (2012), Power-Dependence and Reseller Influence on SMEs’ Continued Use of Online Direct Sales Channels: An Empirical Study, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, vol. 22, iss. 1, pp. 87-106.
  • Ghosh, S., Troutt, M., Weinroth, J., Li, X., (2009), An adoption decision model of emerging capital budgeting methodologies, International Journal of Operational Research, vol. 5, iss. 3, pp. 349-362.
  • Ghosh, S., Troutt, M. D., Thornton, J. H., Offodile, F., (2009), An empirical method for assessing the research relevance gap, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 201, iss. 3, pp. 942-948.
  • Li, X., Kuruvilla, A., Liu, Y., Ghosh, S., (2009), Revisiting the R&D-productivity linkage and export-led growth hypothesis: An empirical study on exporting manufacturers in China, Journal of Current Research in Global Business, vol. 12, iss. 18, pp. 1-11.
  • Ghosh, S., Brandyberry, A. A., Troutt, M. D., (2009), Uncertainty and Enterprise Integration -- A Real Options View, Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, CA, Aug 6-9, iss. Paper 477.
  • Ghosh, S., (2008), A Bounded Rationality Model of Investment Distortion in Emerging and Volatile IT Sectors, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Baltimore, MD, Nov 22-25, pp. 2521-2526.
  • Ghosh, S., Li, X., (2007), A Nested Options Model for Cellular Manufacturing, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Phoenix, AZ, Nov 17-20 , pp. 1971-1976.
  • Li, X., Ghosh, S., (2007), Critical Factors Affecting the Acceptance of E-Payment Services in Emerging Economies: The Case of PayPal in China, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Phoenix, AZ, Nov 17-20, pp. 1431-1436.
  • Ghosh, S., Thornton, J., DeHondt, G., Faley, R., (2007), The paradox of over-investment in enterprise integration, Align Journal, pp. 40-45.
  • Ghosh, S., Li, X., (2006), A Meta-Analytic Study of Emerging Methodologies for Capital Budgeting, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX, Nov 18-21, pp. 26431-26436.
  • Li, X., Ghosh, S., (2006), A Modified Expected Utility Model on Organizational Decision-Making under Risk: An Illustration of Manufacturers’ Strategy on Internet Channel Conflict, Proceedings of the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX, Nov 18-21.
  • Ghosh, S., Li, X., (2006), An Information Signaling Model for Assessing the Prospects for Acceptance of Emerging IT Valuation Methodologies, Proceedings of the MIdwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Mar 23-25.
  • Li, X., Ghosh, S., (2006), Coping with Manufacturers' Dilemma in the E-Commerce Era: A Relational Model and a Strategic Framework, Proceedings of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Mar 23-25.
Presentations:
  • Ghosh, S. (2013, November). A Whole Product Vector Model of Adoption of Contemporary Consumer Technology Products. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Ghosh, S. (2013, November). Can IT Learning Succeed in a Strong Liberal Arts Institution? Yes!. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Ghosh, S. (2013, October). A longitudinal Perspective on the Value-Relevance of Analyst Opinion on Supply Chain Management Excellence. Presented at the Annual Informs Conference, Minneapolis.
  • Ghosh, S. (2012, November). Integrating RO and the RBV into a strategic IT decision-making model – An interpretive hermeneutic approach. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Ghosh, S. (2012, August). Innovating in the MIS Core Course - Bridging Business and Technology. Presented at the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, WA.
  • Ghosh, S. (2009, August). Uncertainty and Enterprise Integration -- A Real Options View. Presented at the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, CA.
  • Ghosh, S. (2008, November). A Bounded Rationality Model of Investment Distortion in Emerging and Volatile IT Sectors . Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Ghosh, S. (2007, November). A Whole Product Vector Approach to Technology Adoption. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ghosh, S. (2007, November). A Nested Options Model for Cellular Manufacturing. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ghosh, S. (2006, November). A Meta-Analytic Study of Emerging Methodologies for Capital Budgeting. Presented at the Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Ghosh, S. (2006, March). An Information Signaling Model for Assessing the Prospects for Acceptance of Emerging IT Valuation Methodologies. Presented at the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Indianapolis, IN.