Ravi Nath, PhD
Ravi Nath, PhD

Ravi Nath, PhD

Professor
Endowed Chair, Jack & Joan McGraw Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management
Chair, Department of Business Intelligence & Analytics
Director, Joe Ricketts Center in Electronic Commerce & Database Marketing
Heider College of Business

Expertise/Specializations

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Technology

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics

Position

  • Professor

Biography

Ravi Nath, Ph.D. is the Chair of the Business Intelligence & Analytics (BIA) department 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.
 

Education

  • Ph.D. - Texas Tech University

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • 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, IGI Global: Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Chen, Leida, Nath, Ravi, and Cowin, Jonathan. "Understanding the Impact of Wireless Local Area Netowrks on Users and Assessing User Satisfaction with Wireless Local Area Networks" in Web Technologies for Commerce and Services, IGI Global Books, 2008
  • Chen, Leida and Nath, Ravi. "An Empirical Examination of the Impact of Wireless Local Area Networks on Organziation of Users" in Selected Reading on Telecommunications and Networking, IGI Global Books, 2008
  • Chen, Leida and Nath, Ravi "A socio-technical perspective of mobile work" in Enterprise Mobility: Applications, Technologies and Strategies, IOS Press, 2008
  • Nath, R., Angeles, R. Buyer-Supplier Relationships in Business-To-Business E Procurement: Effects of Supply Conditions., E-Business Innovation and Process Management, 93-112, 2007
  • Murthy, V. N. R., Nath, R. An Overview of Factors Influencing Global Diffusion of the Internet., Encyclopedia of Information Sciences and Technology, 2007

Articles

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

Presentations

  • 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

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

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

Current Research Projects

    • Internet Addiction among college students
    • Internet diffusion factors