|1986 - Present||Professor, University of Dayton ‐ Department of Management Information Systems, Operations Management, and Decision Sciences|
- MIS 380 - Systems Analysis and Re-Engineering
- MIS 325 - Programming for Business Systems
- MIS 301 Honors - Information Systems in Organizations
- MIS 220 - Exploring Careers in Information Systems
- MBA 665 - Systems Analysis and Design
|1974||PhD, The Ohio State University|
|1973||MBA, The Ohio State University|
|1968||BA, University of Notre Dame ‐ Business Administration|
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On the Co-Evolution of Information Technology and Information Systems Personnel The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (2016)
This essay addresses changes in information systems (IS) personnel and information technology over the past seven decades (1950s-2010s). A co-evolutionary perspective guides the discussion and emphasizes the mutual influence of changes in technology and IS ...
Out of the Fog: A Program Design for Understanding Alternative Career Choices: Examples in Management Information Systems and Operations Management Communications of the Association for Information Systems (2016)
Management information systems (MIS) is typically not the most popular major for students in business administration because, for one, incoming undergraduate business students are often unaware of what studying MIS entails and what career opportunities ...
Assessing the Emphasis on Information Security in the Systems Analysis and Design Course Communications of the Association for Information Systems (2015)
Due to several recent highly publicized information breaches, information security has gained a higher profile. Hence, it is reasonable to expect that information security would receive an equally significant emphasis in the education of future ...
Synergy and Its Limits in Managing Information Technology Professionals Information Systems Research (2012)
We examine the effects of human resource management (HRM) practices (e.g., career development, social support, compensation, and security) on IT professionals‟ job search behavior. Job search is a relatively novel dependent variable in studies of ...
Choosing Management Information Systems as a Major: Understanding the smiFactors for MIS Communications of the Association for Information Systems (2010)
Given declining management information systems (MIS) enrollments at our university, we seek to understand our students‘ selection of a major. Prior studies have found that students choose a major based on a number of factors, ...
Extending the Vision of Distance Education to Learning via Virtually Being There and Beyond Communications of the Association for Information Systems (2009)
Our vision of distance learning—learning via virtually being there—challenges educators and technology designers to go beyond the dominant distance education vision of learning via structured isolation. Our vision builds on the best of the technology-enhanced ...
IS Journal Quality Assessment Using the Author Affiliation Index Communications of the Association for Information Systems (2007)
Research productivity is one means by which academic units attain legitimacy within their institutional milieu and make their case for resources. Journal quality assessment is an important component for assessing faculty research productivity. We introduce ...
Aligning the IT Human Resource with Business Vision: The Leadership Initiative at 3M Management Information Systems Quarterly (2000)
Increasingly, business leaders are demanding that IT play the role of a business partner and a strategic enabler. In such an environment, IT human capital has assumed considerable significance. Insightful IT leaders recognize that the ...