Ravi Krovi, Ph.D.

Ravi Krovi, Ph.D.
Title: Dean, Professor
Dept/Program: Dean's Office
Office: CBA 430
Phone: (330) 972-7442
Email: cbadean@uakron.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems & Decision Sciences, The University of Memphis, (1993)
  • M.S., Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science and Statistics concentrations, The University of Memphis, (1988)
  • B.E., Engineering, University of Baroda, India, (1986)

Professional & Academic Experience

Administrative Experience

  • Dean, College of Business Administration, The University of Akron, 2010 - present
  • Interim Dean, College of Business Administration, The University of Akron, 2009 – 2010
  • Chair, Management Department, College of Business Administration, The University of Akron, 2005 – 2010
  • Director, Center for Information Technologies and e-Business, College of Business Administration, The University of Akron, 2003-2005

Academic Experience

  • Professor, Management and Information Systems, The University of Akron, 2002
  • Associate Professor, Management and Information Systems, The University of Akron, 1999
  • Assistant Professor, Information Systems, North Carolina A&T State University, 1995
  • Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, Southern Arkansas University, 1993

Research

Selected Publications

  • “Risk Zones and Longshot Bias: An Exploratory Analysis” International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences (in press), with A. Chandra and B. Rajagopalan.
  • “Information Flow Parameters for Organizational Processes” Communications of the ACM, 46, 2, 2003, with A. Chandra and B. Rajagopalan.
  • “Benchmarking Data Mining Algorithms” Journal of Database Management, January-March 2002, 13, 1, 25-35, with B. Rajagopalan.
  • “Representational Congruence and Information Retrieval: An Extended Model of Cognitive Fit” Decision Support Systems, 25(1999), 271-288, with A. Chandra.
  • “Agent Behaviors in Virtual Negotiation Environments” The IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 29, 1, February 1999, 15-25, with A. Graesser and W. Pracht.
  • “User Cognitive Representations: The Case for an Object Oriented Model” The Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 43, 165-176, 1998, with A. Chandra.
  • “Financial Decision Support with Hybrid Genetic and Neural Based Modeling Tools” The European Journal of Operational Research (Special Issue - AI Tools for Decision Support Systems), 103 (1997), 339-349, with N. Kumar and B. Rajagopalan.
  • “Identifying the Causes of Resistance to IS Implementation: A Change Theory Perspective” Information & Management, 25, 1993, 327-335.