Vijay Agrawal, Professor, MIS

Professor of Management Information Systems

Office: WSTC 250W   |    Phone: (308) 865-1548   |    Email: agrawalvk@unk.edu

Vijay Agrawal

Education

PhD, Jamia Millia Islamia, 2002.
Major: Management Information Systems
Dissertation Title: The Role of Information Technology in Business Transformation

MS, Bowling Green State University, 1983.
Major: Computer Science

MBA, University of Toledo, 1980.
Major: Business (Operations Management)

BE, University of Indore, 1970.
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Professional Positions

Academic/Post-Secondary

Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2001 - Present).
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Missouri at Kansas City. (2000 - 2001).
Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. (1999 - 2000).
Professor, Director of Graduate Program, & Information Technology Advisor, Apeejay School of Management. (1998 - 1999).
Visiting Professor, Birla Inst. of Management, Fore School of Management, and EMPI Business School. (1997 - 1998).
Instructor, Bowling Green State University. (1980 - 1984).

Professional/Managerial

General Manager, Orange Technologies. (1995 - 1997).
Senior Manager, The Printer House Limited. (1993 - 1995).
Senior Manager, Rathi Alloys and Steel. (1992 - 1993).
Education Manager, Industrial Cable India. (1991 - 1992).
Principal, Delhi Computer Training Center, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. (1989 - 1991).
EDP Manager, K.G. Khosla Compressors. (1984 - 1989).
Manager, Hindustan Aeronautics. (1984).
Engineer, Hindustan Aeronautics. (1970 - 1979).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, "Stagnation in the Growth of Offshoring and IT Application Software," 2013 Midwest DSI Annual Conference, Twinsburg, Ohio. (2013).
Conference Attendance, "Development of an Instrument to Measure the Demand for US Professionals in the Manufacturing and Service Sectors," 2012 National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, NE. (2012).
Conference Attendance, "Analysis of IT Processes and Identification of Good Candidates for Outsourcing/Offshoring," 53rd Annual National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, CO. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Decision Science Institute, Toledo, Ohio. (2010).
Other Professional Development, Decision Science Institute Annual Conference, San Diego, California. (2010).
Other Professional Development, Great Plains Economic and Business Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

CSIS 380, Systems Analysis and Design, 5 courses.
CSIT 380, Systems Analysis and Design, 1 course.
MIS 182, Software Productivity Tools, 4 courses.
MIS 302, Prin of Mgt Info Sys, 13 courses.
MIS 302H, Principles of Management Information Systems-Honors, 1 course.
MIS 380, Web Software/Network Architecture, 5 courses.
MIS 381, Systems Anlys & Des I, 5 courses.
MIS 481, Sys Anlys & Design II, 5 courses.
MIS 485, Info Systems Strat and Mgt, 6 courses.
MIS 499, Special Problems in Business, 1 course.
MIS 802, MIS Seminar, 2 courses.
MIS 885P, Info Sys Strat & Management, 2 courses.

Awards and Honors

University-system Wide Departmental Teaching Award, University of Nebraska System, (2012) and Departmental Teaching Award three consecutive years, University of Nebraska Kearney, (2010, 2011, 2012).


Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R., Tenkorang, F. A. (2011). Trends in IT Human Resources and its Determinants. In Jerry Luftman (Ed.), Managing IT Human Resources: Considerations for Organizations and Personnel (pp. 20-36). PA: Hershey: Business Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global).

Conference Proceedings

Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R., Tenkorang, F. A. (2012). Development of an Instrument to Measure the Demand for US Professional in the Manufacturing and Service Sectors (Winner - Best Refereed Paper Award). National Mountain Plains Management Annual Conference.
Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F. A., Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R. (2009). Contemporary Perspectives on Demand for IT Professionals. Midwest Decision Science Institute.
Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., Hughes, L. W., Carpenter, D. A. (2008). College Curriculum and Incremental Change: A Longitudinal Case Study. Decision Science Institute Annual Conference.
Agrawal, V. K., Haleem, A. (2008). Globalization and Global Sourcing of IS Function. Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management.
Agrawal, V. K., Haleem, A. (2008). Implications of Transaction Cost, Resource Based, and Institutional Theories on Vertical Integration. Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management.

Other

Wang, J., Agrawal, V. K. (2009). IS Outsourcing: A Fad or Reality. National Technology and Social Sciences Journal.
Hoffman, N. A., Barrera, W., Agrawal, V. K. (2008). Business Intelligence Application Packages: Trends and Determinants. National Technology and Social Science Journal.
Barrera, W., Hoffman, N. A., Agrawal, V. K. (2008). Outsourcing Opportunities for U.S. Firms in Developing Countries: Growth Potential and the Determinants Causing or Inhibiting the Growth. National Technology and Social Science Journal.

Refereed Journal Articles

Singhal, K., Agrawal, V. K., Liberatore, M. J. (2013). Automation in Manufacturing and Services. In Saul I Gass and Michael C. Fu (Ed.). Encyclopedia in Operations Research and Management Science (Third Edition), 88-95.
Lusero, C., Taylor, A. R., Agrawal, V. K. (2013). A Case Review of Xpanxion: A Software Quality Assurance Startup. International Journal of Management Cases, 15(2), 140-152.
Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., Rungtusanatham, M. Johnny (2011). Theoretical and Interpretation Challenges to Using the Author Affiliation Index Method to Rank Journals. Production and Operations Management, 20(2), 280-300.
Agrawal, V. K., Moffett, M. D., Taylor, A. R. (2010). Developing an Employment Friendly Curriculum for the MIS Discipline. Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives, 3(1), 94-104.
Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., Carpenter, D. A. (2009). Impact of Radical and Incremental Curriculum Changes on Students. Journal of Business Case Studies, 5(4), 27-40.
Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F. A., Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R. (2009). Trends in IT Human Resources and its Impact on Curriculum Design. Review Of Business Information Systems, 13(4), 67-78.
Carpenter, D. A., Agrawal, V. K. (2008). Infusing Information Technology into the Core Business Curriculum: A Change Management Project. Journal of Business Inquiry: Research, Education, and Application, 7(1), 3-20.

Presentations Given

Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K. Annual 2015 National Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, "Environmental Factors, New Development in Delivery of IT Services, and MIS Curriculum," Seattle, WA. (November 21, 2015).
Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R. 2014 Great Plains Economic and Business Annual Conference, Nebraska Economics and Business Association, "Identification of Determinants Enabling and Inhibiting Growth in Cloud Computing and Development of a Model," Kearney. (October 24, 2014). 
Agrawal, V. K. (Author), Agrawal, V. K. (Author & Presenter). International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, "Will Cloud Computing Replace Significantly Traditional In-house Application Development and Processing," Dallas. (April 24, 2014).
Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., "Stagnation in the Growth of Offshoring and IT Application Software," Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference, Twinsburg, Ohio. (2013).
Agrawal, V. K., "Will there be an End of Offshoring to India in 8-10 Years," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Agrawal, V. K., "Analysis of IT Processes and Identification of Good Candidates for Outsourcing/Offshoring," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado. (2011).
Hall, S. C., Agrawal, V. K., "Manipulation of Financial Statement Numbers: Counting the Ways," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado. (2011).
Lusero, C. (Author), Taylor, A. R., Agrawal, V. K. Business and Leadership Symposium, "Xpanxion: Setting a New Path to Software Development," Fort Hays University in Hays, Kansas. (October 10, 2011).
Agrawal, P., Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., "Factors Influencing Trends in Outsourcing/Offshoring," Midwest DSI Annual Conference, Toledo, Ohio. (2010).
Agrawal, P., Agrawal, V. K., Agrawal, V. K., "Outsourcing and Vertical Integration," Decision Science Institute Annual Conference, San Diego, California. (November 2010).
Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F. A., Agrawal, V. K., Taylor, A. R., "Empirical Study of an Information Technology Human Resource Model," Great Plains Economic and Business Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2010).
Agrawal, V. K., Moffett, M. D., Taylor, A. R., "Developing an Employment Friendly Curriculum for a Business Degree," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. (2009).
Agrawal, V., Carpenter, D. A., Hughes, L. W., Agrawal, V. K., "College Curriculum and Radical Change: A Longitudinal Case Study," Decision Science Institute Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. (November 2008).
Agrawal, V. K., Tenkorang, F. A., Agrawal, V. K., "A New Look: Requirements of IT Professionals," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Pocatello, Idaho. (October 2008).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Funded

Agrawal, V. K. (Supporting), Hall, S. C. (Principal), Agrawal, V. K. (Co-Principal), "Why do managers engage in corporate spinoffs?," Sponsored by Research Service Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $2,153.00. (July 31, 2009).

Awards and Honors

Best Refereed Paper Award, Mountain Plans Management Conference. (October 13, 2012).
Tenured Scholarship, College of Business & Technology. (May 5, 2011).


Service

Department Service

Committee Member, MIS Committee. (2011 - 2014).
Committee Member, MIS Assessment. (2009 - 2014).
Committee Member, Member of Promotion Committee for Dr. Frank Tenkorang. (2010).
Committee Member, Member of Promotion Committee for Dr. Janet Trewin. (2010).
Committee Chair, Chair of Promotion/Tenure Committee for Dr. Ross Taylor. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Revision of MIS Curriculum. (2009).
Committee Member, MIS Assessment Committee. (2008).
Committee Member, MIS Committee. (2008).

College Service

Committee Member, AACSB Committee. (2010 - 2014).
Committee Member, AOL Committee. (2010 - 2014).
Committee Member, AACSB Committee. (2009).
Committee Member, AOL Committee. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Proficiency Exam. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Sedona Software. (2009).
Committee Member, AACSB Committee. (2008).

University Service

Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (August 15, 2013 - April 15, 2014).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (2010 - 2013).
Committee Member, Research Services Council. (2010).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (2009).
Committee Member, General Studies Council. (2009).
Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2009).
Committee Member, Member of CS and MIS Merger Task Force. (2009).
Committee Member, Research Services Council. (2009).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (2008).
Committee Member, General Studies Council. (2008).
Committee Member, Graduate Council. (2008).

Awards and Honors

University

Service, College of Business and Technology. (May 7, 2009).


Professional

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, Decision Sciences Institute. (2012 - 2014).
Editorial Review Board Member, Indian Journal of Economics and Business (IJEB). (2012 - 2014).
Editorial Review Board Member, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. (2012 - 2014).
Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. (2012 - 2014).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Review of Articles for Journals & Conferences. (2012 - 2013).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Decision Science Institute Annual Conference. (2009 - 2010).
Other Professional Service Activities, James E. Smith Midwest World Affairs Conference: UNK. (2009 - 2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Strategic Information Systems. (2009 - 2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Review of Articles for Journals & Conferences. (2008).

Public Service

Other Community Service Activities, Academic Service Learning in College of Business & Technology, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).