Dr. Jigish Zaveri

Jigish Zaveri
Title: 
Professor
Office Location: 
GSBM 506
Phone: 
443-885-3738
Email: 
jigish.zaveri@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. University of Kentucky - Management Information Systems, 1992
M.S. University of Kentucky - Chemical Engineering, 1988
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology - Chemical Engineering, 1985

Education:

Ph.D. University of Kentucky - Management Information Systems, 1992
M.S. University of Kentucky - Chemical Engineering, 1988
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology - Chemical Engineering, 1985

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Biography

Dr. Jigish Zaveri is a Professor of Information Science and Systems at the Earl Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University. He received the Ph.D. (1992, Management Information Systems) and M.S. (1988, Chemical Engineering) degrees from University of Kentucky and the B.Tech. (1985, Chemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology. Dr. Zaveri's research interests encompass Management Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Information Assurance, Knowledge Management, Research Methods, Decision Support Systems, Organizational Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Pedagogy, and others. Dr. Zaveri has numerous research publications that have appeared in Decision Science, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Information Technology Management, Journal of Information Systems Education, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Strategic Management, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Information Systems Education Journal, Journal of Digital Business, and others. He also has several book chapters in Handbook on Decision Support System (Springer), Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems (IDEA group), Manufacturing Decision Support Systems (Chapman-Hall), and others. He also has more than 55 research presentations and articles presented at major national and international conferences. He has served on several graduate dissertation committees including Chair and INSS Graduate Program coordinator. Additionally, he has worked on numerous funded projects for several agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, the National Transportation Center, the National Security Agency, Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Department of Transportation, and others.


Research Interests

Management Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Healthcare Information Systems, Knowledge Management, Information Assurance, eCommerce, Decision Science, Decision Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Organizational Learning, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Software Engineering, Homeland Security, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems, Programming Languages, Management Science, Operations Research, and Pedagogy.

Recent Publications

Karanja, E. & Zaveri, J. (2012). An Exploratory Study of Female Representation in the IS/IT Field. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the National Decision Science Institute.
Karanja, E. & Zaveri, J. (2012). Effect of the SOX Act on IT Governance. AMCIS.
Karanja, E. & Zaveri, J. (2012). Survey Research in the IS Field: Where do we Get our Data and Which Research Methods are we Using? Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the National Decision Science Institute.
Mangle, A. & Zaveri, J. (2010). A Call For Mashup Clarification: An Ontology Approach. 2010 Annual Conference of International Academy of Business and Economics, Volume 8, Number 1, 8 (1), 209-220.
Hua, J., Patel, S., & Zaveri, J. (2007). A Framework for IT-based Information Systems Security. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute.
Karanja, E., Patel, S., & Zaveri, J. (2007). The Role of Access Control and Authentication in Information Systems Security. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the National Decision Science Institute, 38, National Decision Science Institute, 2281-2286.
Coverdale, T. K. & Zaveri, J. S. (2004). From Functional Systems to E-Markets: The Evolution of Organizational IS and the Implications for IS Planning and Strategy. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute, 2451-2456.
Coverdale, T. K. & Zaveri, J. S. (2004). Exploring the Impact of Global Structure on Organizational Knowledge Transfer: A Contingency Analysis. Proceedings of the Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (6, 8), 2322-2330.
Holsapple, C. W., Jacob, V. S., Pakath, R., & Zaveri, J. S. (2008). Adaptive Decision Support Systems via Problem Processor Learning. In F. Burstein and C. W. Holsapple (Eds.), Handbook on Decision Support Systems Vol. 1 (pp. 659-696). 'International Handbooks on Information Systems', Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-48712-8.
Radhakrishnan, A., David, D., & Zaveri, J. (2008). Challenges faced with the adoption of Electronic Medical Records Systems. In Press, In N. Wickramasinghe (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems. IDEA group.
Radhakrishnan, A., David, D., & Zaveri, J. (2008). Electronic Medical Records Systems: Process Level Benefits. In Press, In N. Wickramasinghe (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems. IDEA group.
Emdad, A. & Zaveri, J. (1997). Intelligent Scheduling Systems: An AI-based Approach. Manufacturing Decision Support Systems (pp. 204-216). Chapman & Hall.

Recent Publications

"Ramifications of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act on IT Governance," International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Volume 22, No. 2, pp. 134-145, 2014, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 11-20%, (with E. Karanja), http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17109215.

"How Do MIS Researchers Handle Missing Data in Survey-based Research: A Content Analysis Approach," International Journal of Information Management, Volume 33, No. 5, pp. 734-751, October 2013, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 20%, (with E. Karanja and A. Ahmed), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.05.002 or http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0268401213000649.

"A Comprehensive Review of Survey-based Research in MIS," Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Volume 15, No. 2, pp. 159-188, April 2013, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 15%, (with E. Karanja), http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17087253.

"Social Media Implementation: Directive To Action," Journal of Business Case Studies, Volume 9, Number 2, pp. 141-144, March/April 2013, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 30%, (with A. Mangle), http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/JBCS/article/view/7700/7764 .

"IT Leaders: Who are They and Where do They Come From?" Journal of Information Systems Education, Volume 23, Number 2, pp. 143-163, Summer 2012, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 15%, (with E. Karanja), http://jise.org/Volume23/23-2/pdf/Vol23-2pg143.pdf.

"A Risk-Assessment Model for Cyber Attacks on Information Systems," Journal of Computers, Volume 5, No. 3, pp. 352-359, March 2010, (with S. Patel), http://academypublisher.com/ojs/index.php/jcp/article/view/0503352359 .

"Framework to Assess Financial Cost of Cyber Attacks on Control Systems," Journal of Digital Business, Volume 4, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 36-45, December 2009 - January 2010, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 20-25%, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"Securing Business Information Systems from Cyber Attacks," Journal of Digital Business, Volume 3, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 35-53, December 2008 - January 2009, Cabell Acceptance Rate: 20-25%, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"Adaptive Decision Support Systems via Problem Processor Learning," Handbook on Decision Support Systems, Volume 1, Editors: F. Burstein and C. W. Holsapple, Chapter 30, pp. 659-696, in series ‘International Handbooks on Information Systems', Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-48712-8, 2008, (with C. W. Holsapple, V. S. Jacob, and R. Pakath).

"Challenges faced with the adoption of Electronic Medical Records Systems," Book Chapter, Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems, IDEA group, Editors: N. Wickramasinghe and E. Geisler, http://www.igi-global.com/downloads/pdf/W194.pdf, ISBN: 978-1-59904-889-5, pp. 194-200, 2008, (with A. Radhakrishnan and D. David).

"Electronic Medical Records Systems: Process Level Benefits," Book Chapter, Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems, IDEA group, Editor: N. Wickramasinghe and E. Geisler, http://www.igi-global.com/downloads/pdf/W1085.pdf, ISBN: 978-1-59904-889-5, pp. 1085-1092, 2008, (with A. Radhakrishnan and D. David).

"A Risk-Assessment Model for Cyber Attacks on Information Systems," Journal of Computers, Volume 5, No. 3, pp 352-359, March 2010 (with S. Patel).

"Framework to Assess Financial Cost of Cyber Attacks on Control Systems," Journal of Digital Business, Volume IV, Nos. I & II, pp 36-45, December 2009 - January 2010, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"Securing Business Information Systems from Cyber Attacks," Journal of Digital Business, Volume 3, Nos. 1 & 2, pp 35-53, December 2008 - January 2009, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"An Emergency Management System (EMS) Perspective - Situational Awareness and Decision Making," a 131-page report submitted to the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. This was a joint project with Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory, Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER), Overall Project Grant (Grant Number N00014-D6-1-0991) of more than 15 million dollars, August, 2009.

"Adaptive Decision Support Systems via Problem Processor Learning," Handbook on Decision Support Systems Vol. 1, Editors: F. Burstein and C. W. Holsapple, Chapter 30, pp 659-696, in series 'International Handbooks on Information Systems', Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-48712-8, 2008, (with C. W. Holsapple, V. S. Jacob, and R. Pakath).