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Ravi Nath, PhD

Endowed Chair, Jack & Joan McGraw Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management

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Ravi Nath

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Heider College of Business
Accounting and Business Intelligence & Analytics - Business
Graduate School
Business Analytics (Graduate Certificate)
Business Administration MBA (Master's)
Analytics (Master of Science)
Business Intelligence and Analytics (Master of Science)
HARP - Harper Center for Student Life & Learn

Ravi Nath, PhD

Endowed Chair, Jack & Joan McGraw Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management

Professor

Ravi Nath, Ph.D. is a professor in the department of Accounting and Business Intelligence & Analytics and the holder of the Jack & Joan McGraw Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management in the Heider College of Business at Creighton University. Previously, at the University of Memphis, he served as the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Director of the Ph.D. program in Management Information Systems. He has been awarded Fulbright Scholarships twice: University of Zimbabwe (1992-1993) and the Polytechnic of Namibia (2012).  Dr. Nath has published over 100 research papers in the area of business analytics and information technology in national and international journals. Dr. Nath received the University of Memphis' Distinguished Teaching Award in 1995. Currently, Dr. Nath serves on the Board of Directors of several for-profit and non-profit organizations. Dr. Nath earned a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University.
 

Teaching Interests

  • Business Analytics

Research Focus

  • Internet Addiction among college students
  • Diffusion of technologies
  • Analytics Capability models
  • Predictive Analytics

Department

Accounting and Business Intelligence & Analytics

Position

Professor

Books

  • IGI Global: Pennsylvania
    Nath, R., Chen, L., and Muyingi, H. N. "An empirical study of the factors that influence in-class digital distraction among university students: A U.S. - Namibia cross-cultural study" in Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice 2017
  • IGI Global Books
    Chen, Leida, Nath, Ravi, and Cowin, Jonathan. "Understanding the Impact of Wireless Local Area Networks on Users and Assessing User Satisfaction with Wireless Local Area Networks" in Web Technologies for Commerce and Services 2008
  • IGI Global Books
    Chen, Leida and Nath, Ravi. "An Empirical Examination of the Impact of Wireless Local Area Networks on Organization of Users" in Selected Reading on Telecommunications and Networking 2008
  • IOS Press
    Chen, Leida and Nath, Ravi "A socio-technical perspective of mobile work" in Enterprise Mobility: Applications, Technologies and Strategies 2008
  • E-Business Innovation and Process Management
    Nath, R., Angeles, R. Buyer-Supplier Relationships in Business-To-Business E Procurement: Effects of Supply Conditions., p. 93-112 2007
  • Encyclopedia of Information Sciences and Technology
    Murthy, V. N. R., Nath, R. An Overview of Factors Influencing Global Diffusion of the Internet. 2007

Articles

  • Information Systems Management
    Chen, L., and Nath, R. Business Analytics Maturity of Firms: An Examination of the Relationships between Managerial Perception of IT, Business Analytics Maturity and Success
    35(1), p. 62-77 2018
  • Encyclopedia of Information Sciences and Technology
    Nath, R., and Murthy, V. What accounts for the differences in Internet diffusion rates around the world?
    4th Edition 2017
  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
    Chen, L., and Nath, R. Understanding the underlying factors of Internet addiction across cultures: A comparison study
    17, p. 38-48 2016
  • Information Resources Management Journal
    Nath, R., Chen, L., and Muyingi, H. N. An empirical study of the factors that influence in-class digital distraction among university students: A U.S - Namibia corss-cultural study
    28(4), p. 1-18 2015
  • Journal of International Technology and Information Management
    Murthy, V., Nath, R. and Soleimani, M. Long term factors of Internet diffusion in sub-Saharan Africa: A panel co-integration analysis
    24(4), p. 79-94 2015
  • Journal of International Technology and Information Management
    Chen, L., Nath, R., & Insley, R. Determinants of Digital Distraction: A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Students in Africa, China & the U.S.
    23 (3/4), p. 145-171 2014
  • Encyclopedia of Information Sciences and Technology
    Nath, R. and Murthy, V. Perspectives on global Internet diffusion
    3rd Edition, p. 3777-3784 2014
  • International Journal of Computing and ICT Research
    Nath, R., Chen, L., Muyingi, H.N. and Lubega, J. T. Internet addiction in Africa: A study of Namibian and Ugandan college Students
    7(2), p. 9-22 2013
  • International Journal of Mobile Communications
    Chen, Leida, Nath, Ravi Impediments to mobile work: an empirical study
    9(5), p. 522-540 2011
  • International Journal of Services and Standards (IJSS)
    Murthy, Vasudeva N. R., Nath, Ravi Determinants of digital access: A global empirical analysis
    5, p. 95-114 2009
  • Information-Knowledge-Systems Management
    Chen, L., Nath, R. A socio-technical perspective of mobile work
    7, p. 41-60 2008
  • Journal of International Technology and Information Management
    Chen, L., Nath, R. Determinants of mobile payments: an empirical analysis
    17, p. 9-20 2008
  • Encyclopedia of Information Sciences and Technology
    Nath, R. and Murthy, V. Factors for global diffusion of the Internet
    2nd Edition, p. 1522-1526 2008
  • Supply Chain Management: An International Journal
    Angeles, R., Nath, R. Business-to-business e-procurement: success factors and challenges to implementation
    12, p. 104-115 2007
  • Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations
    Chen, L. D., Nath, R. An Empirical Examination of the Impact of Wireless Local Area Networks on Organization of Users
    4, p. 62-81 2006
  • Information Systems Management
    Chen, L-D., Nath, R. Nomadic culture: Cultural support for working anytime, anywhere
    22, p. 56-64 2005
  • Communications of the International Information Management
    Angeles, R., Nath, R. Critical success factors for the implementation of business-to-business electronic precurement
    5, p. 15-24 2005
  • International Journal of Economic Research
    Murthy, V. N. R., Nath, R. Computerization and income inequality in the United States: evidence from cointegration tests
    2, p. 31-43 2005

Presentations

  • Nath, R. "Getting traction against digital distraction: Practical strategies for your classroom,"Course Hero, Education Summit, July 2019, Mountain View, CA. 2019
  • Murthy, V. and Nath, R. “Information technology capital and economic growth in the United States: Evidence from auto-regressive distributed lag modelling,” Academy of Economics and Finance, 56th Annual Meeting, February 2019, St. Pete Beach, FL 2019
  • Chen, Lei-da and Nath, Ravi. "Measuring business anlytics maturity of organizations," 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Diego, CA. 2016
  • Muyingi, H. N., Nath, R., Chen, L., and Lubega, J. "Technology-Enabled distraction in the classroom: A comparison of U.S. and Africa students," Decision Sciences Institute. 2012
  • Muyingi, H. N., Nath, R., and Chen, L. "Factors contributing to technology-enabled distraction in the classroom: A case of college students in Namibia," South African Technology Network (SATN) Conference. 2012
  • Gorejena, M., Nath, R., and Muyingi, H. N., "Determinants of student performance in an introductory programming course: The case of students in the Polytechnic of Namibia," South African Technology Network (SATN) Conference. 2012
  • Chen, Lei-da and Nath, Ravi. "Mobile work: Impediments and strategies," Proceedings - 9th International Conference on Mobile Business, Athens, Greece. 2010
  • Chen, Lei-da and Nath, Ravi, "Supporting mobile workers: A socio-technical perspective," International Business Information Management Conference (9th IBIMA), Marrakech, Morocco. 2008