Hindupur Ramakrishna

School of Business & Society

Hindupur Ramakrishna


Ph.D. (Bus. Admin.), Georgia State University

B.S. (Mech. Eng.), Bangalore University, India


Hornby Hall
P: 909.748.8782
E: hindupur_ramakrishna@redlands.edu

Description of Research

My academic training in engineering prepared me well for my Ph.D. in Decision Sciences (& information systems). My teaching and research has focused on the intersection of decision sciences and information systems – business analytics, GIS, and value of information systems, both from people and technology.

Courses Taught at Redlands

  • •             Information and Knowledge Management

    •             Management of Information Systems

    •             Decision Support Systems

    •             Managerial Statistics


Previous Teaching Experience

•             Penn State University, Great Valley

•             Salisbury State University

•             Old Dominion University

•             University of Connecticut

•             Georgia State University

Previous Relevant Work Experience

•             Manager in a steel plant (in India) in-charge of maintenance.

Consulting Experience

•             Role of IS in operations -- Government

•             Role of IS in Small Businesses

•             Intellectual property issues in IT start-ups


Significant Publications and Presentations

Journal Publications

"The Fact-Net Model: A Problem Diagnosis Procedure," Interfaces, Vol. 16, No. 6 (1986), pp. 86-94 (with Harvey J. Brightman).

"Matching Problem Diagnostic Tools to Managers' Decision Styles: A Contingency Approach," OMEGA (International Journal of Management Science), Vol. 16, No. 1 (1988), pp. 1-9 (with Harvey J. Brightman and Robert Elrod).

"A Comparative Analysis of Successful and Unsuccessful Information Centers," Information and Management, Volume 19, No. 3 (1990), pp. 199-209 (with Bindiganavale S. Vijayaraman).

"Perception of the Role of Information Technology in Organizations: Development of a Measure," Computer Personnel, Vol. 20, No. 4 (1999 – actually published in 2002), pp. 39-54 (with Xiaohua Lin).

"Goal Orientation, Self-Efficacy, Organizational Climate, and Job Performance," Human Performance, Vol. 15, No. 3 (2002), pp. 275-297 (with Denise Potosky).

"Conceptualization and Exploration of composite Career Anchors: An Analysis of Information Systems Personnel," Human Resource Development Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2003), pp. 199-214 (with Denise Potosky).

"Shaping of Moral Intensity Regarding Software Piracy: A Comparison Between Thailand and U.S. Students," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 49 (2004), pp. 91-104. (with Ranjan Kini and B.S. Vijayaraman).

“Infusion of GIS and spatial analysis in business school curricula: A status report”, Journal of Informatics Education Research, Spring/Fall 2010, http://www.sig-ed.org/jier/2010/JIER2010_ramakrishna.pdf (with A. Sarkar, and B. Vijayaraman).

“A tutorial on geographic information systems: A ten-year update”, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2016, 38: 190-234 (with D. Farkas, B. Hilton, J. Pick, A. Sarkar, and N. Shin.

“Factors affecting the design of short-term study abroad programs: An exploratory study of two business schools date”, Journal of Teaching in International Business, 27 (Nos. 2-3): 124-141 (with Sarkar and Vijayaraman).


Major Awards

Recipient of Levi-Strauss Foundation Scholarship, 1980-1981

Recipient of the George E. Manner's award for Graduate Studies in Business, 1980-1981

Winner -- Best Empirical/Application Paper ABA Conference, 1994

Excellence in teaching award, 2008