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Konana, Prabhudev C. Chairman, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, William H. Seay Centennial Professorship on Business. Prabhudev Konana received his B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Mysore (India), his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research and teaching interests are in global sourcing, e-business value assessment, supply chain management, virtual communities, design of next generation electronic brokerages, and online investing.

Publications

A. Mishra, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Anitesh Barua. Factors Influencing Internet-based Procurement of Goods: An Empirical Analysis. Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
JaeHong Park, Prabhudev C. Konana, Bin Gu, Alok Kumar, and Rajagopal Raghunathan. 2013. Information Valuation and Confirmation Bias in Virtual Communities: Evidence from Stock Message Boards. Information Systems Research 24(4), 1050-1067.
Bin Gu, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Hsuan-Wei Michelle Chen. 2012. Corrigendum to "Identifying Consumer Consideration set at the Purchase Time From Aggregate Purchase Data in Online Retailing. Decision Support Systems 54(1), 813.
Bin Gu, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Michelle Chen. 2012. Identifying Consumer Consideration Set at Purchase Time from Aggregate Purchase Data in Online Retailing. Decision Support Systems 53(3), 625-633.
Bin Gu, Jaehong Park, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2012. The Impact of External Word-Of-Mouth Sources on Retailer Sales for High Involvement Products. Information Systems Research 23(1), 182-196.
G. Ray, D. Wu, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2009. Competitive Environment and the Impact of IT on Vertical Integration. Information Systems Research 20(4), 585-603.
Mishra, Abhay Nath, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Anitesh Barua. 2007. Antecedents and Consequences of Internet Use in Procurement: An Empirical Investigation of U.S. Manufacturing Firms. Information Systems Research 18, 103-120.
Bin Gu, Prabhudev C. Konana, B. Rajagopalan, and M. Chen. 2007. Competition among Virtual Communities and User Valuation: The Case of Investor Communities [2008 Best Published Paper, Information Systems Research and INFORMS Information Systems Society]. Information Systems Research 18(1), 68-85.
C. G. Lee, A. Mok, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2007. Monitoring Timing Constraints with Confidence Threshold Requirements. IEEE Transactions on Computers 56(7), 977-991.
Huseyin Tanriverdi, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Ge, L.. 2007. The Choice of Sourcing Mechanisms for Business Processes. Information Systems Research 18:3, 280-299.
Prabhudev C. Konana. 2006. Can Indian Software Firms Compete with the Global Giants? IEEE Computer 39, 43-47.
John N. Doggett, Prabhudev C. Konana, and S. Balasubramanian. 2005. Advantage China: Comparing India’s and China’s Growth Strategies. Frontline Magazine (India) 22(6).
Prabhudev C. Konana and Balasubramanian, Sndhar. 2005. Technology Adoption and Usage as a Social-Psychological-Economic Phenomenon: An Application to Online Investing. Decision Support Systems 30, 505-524.
Anitesh Barua, Prabhudev C. Konana, Andrew B. Whinston, and Fang Yin. 2004. An Empirical Investigation of Net-Enabled Business Value. MIS Quarterly 28, 585-620.
Aloysius K. Mok, Prabhudev C. Konana, Guangtian Liu, Lee Chan-Gun, and Woo Honguk. 2004. Specifying Timing Constraints and Composite Events: An Application in the Design of Electronic Brokerages. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 30, 841-858.
S. Balasubramanian, Prabhudev C. Konana, and N. Menon. 2003. Customer Satisfaction in Virtual Environments: A Study of Online Investing. Management Science 49, 871-889.
A. Mok, C. G. Lee, H. Woo, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2002. The Monitoring of Timing Constraints on Time Intervals, in Proceedings of IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, 191-200.
G. Baster, Prabhudev C. Konana, and J. Scott. 2001. Business Components: A Case Study of Bankers Trust Australia Limited. Communications of the ACM 44, 92-98.
A. Gupta, B. Jukic, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2001. Congestion Based Pricing and Management of Distributed Computational Resources, in Business Modeling, C. Holsapple and V. Jacob and H. R. Rao, eds. New York, NY: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
A. Mishra, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Anitesh Barua. 2001. Determinants of the Level of Internet-Based Procurement: An Empirical Study of Procurement of Production Goods in Manufacturing Firms, in Proceedings of the Americas Information Systems Conference,
A. Mishra, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Anitesh Barua. 2001. Determinants of the Level of Internet-Based Procurement: An Empirical Study of the Procurement of Production Goods in Manufacturing Firms, in Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, MA.
Anitesh Barua, Prabhudev C. Konana, Andrew B. Whinston, and F. Yin. 2001. Driving E-Business Excellence. Sloan Management Review 43, 36-44.
Anitesh Barua, Prabhudev C. Konana, Andrew B. Whinston, and F. Yin. 2001. Measures for E-Business Value Assessment. IEEE IT Professional 3, 47-51.
A. Mishra, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Anitesh Barua. 2000. An Empirical Investigation of Internet-Based Procurement, in Third International Conference on Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce, Dallas, TX.
S. Sanchez and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2000. Efficient Data Allocation for Frequency Domain Experiments. Operations Research Letters 26, 81-89.
Prabhudev C. Konana, N. Menon, and Sridar Balasubramanian. 2000. Exploring the Implications of Online Investing. Communications of the ACM 43, 34-41.
Prabhudev C. Konana, A. Mok, C. Lee, H. Woo, and G. Liu. 2000. Implementation and Performance Evaluation of Real-Time Brokerage Design, in Proceedings of IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, 109-118.
Prabhudev C. Konana, Alok Gupta, and Andrew B. Whinston. 2000. Integrating User Preferences and Real-Time Workload in Electronic Commerce. Information Systems Research 11, 177-196.
Anitesh Barua, Prabhudev C. Konana, Andrew B. Whinston, and F. Yin. 2000. Making E-Business Pay: Eight Key Drivers for Operational Success. IEEE IT Professional 2, 22-30.
M. Beck, Prabhudev C. Konana, G. Liu, Y. Liu, and A. K. Mok. 1999. Active and Real-Time Functionalities for Electronic Brokerage Design, in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Advanced Issues of E-Commerce and Web-Based Information Systems, 30-35.
Prabhudev C. Konana, N. Menon, and D. Abramowitz. 1999. Electronic Brokerages for Online Trading. Electronic Markets: The International Journal of Electronic Commerce and Business Media 9, 32-36.
Prabhudev C. Konana and S. Ram. 1999. Semantics Based Transaction Processing for Real-Time Databases: A Case of Automated Stock Trading. INFORMS Journal of Computing 11, 299-315.
N. Menon, Prabhudev C. Konana, G. Browne, and Sridar Balasubramanian. 1999. Understanding Trustworthiness Beliefs in Electronic Brokerage Usage, in Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Information Systems, 552-555.
G. Liu, A. K. Mok, and Prabhudev C. Konana. 1998. A Unified Approach for Specifying Timing Constraints and Composite Events in Active and Real-Time Database Systems, in Proceedings of Fourth IEEE Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium, 199-208.
Prabhudev C. Konana, G. Liu, J. R. Durrett, A. K. Mok, and Andrew B. Whinston. 1998. Design of Time Cognizant Electronic Brokerages, in Proceedings of INFORMS Conference on Systems and Technology, Montreal, Canada.
D. Abramowitz, Prabhudev C. Konana, and N. Menon. 1998. Electronic Brokerages for Online Trading, in Proceedings of the Americas Information System Conference,
Prabhudev C. Konana, G. Liu, Y. Liu, and A. K. Mok. 1998. Timeliness in Electronic Brokerage: Issues in Brokerage Design, in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce, Vanderbilt, 187-200.
Prabhudev C. Konana and S. Ram. 1998. Transaction Management Mechanisms for Active and Real-time Databases: A Comprehensive Protocol and a Performance Study. Journal of Systems and Software 42, 205-225.
Prabhudev C. Konana. 1998. Workflow Implementation in Educational Environment, in Proceedings of the Americas Information System Conference,
Andrew B. Whinston, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Alok Gupta. 1997. Digital Contract Approach for Consistent and Predictable Multimedia Information Delivery in Electronic Commerce, in Proceedings of the International Society for Optical Engineering,
J. R. Durrett, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Andrew B. Whinston. 1997. Distributed Information System Coordination through Software Teams, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 449-450.
Prabhudev C. Konana, J. Lee, and S. Ram. 1997. Updating Timestamp Interval for Dynamic Adjustment of Serialization Order in Optimistic Concurrency Control-Time Interval (OCCTI) Protocol. Information Processing Letters 63, 189-193.
S. Mukherjee Datta, Prabhudev C. Konana, I. Viguier, and A. Bajaj. 1996. Multiclass Transactions Scheduling and Overload Management in Firm Deadline Real-Time Database Systems. Information Systems 21, 29-54.
Prabhudev C. Konana, Alok Gupta, D.O. Stahl, and Andrew B. Whinston. 1996. Pricing of Information Services Using Real-Time Databases: A Framework for Integrating User Preferences and Real-Time Workload, in Proceedings for the International Conference on Information Systems,
Prabhudev C. Konana, Alok Gupta, and Andrew B. Whinston. 1996. Research Issues in Real-Time Databases in the Context of Electronic Commerce, in ACM Proceedings of Workshop on Databases: Active and Real-time (Concepts Meet Practice), 20-24.
Prabhudev C. Konana and Sudha Ram. 1996. Semantics Based Transaction Processing for Real-Time Databases: A Protocol and Performance Evaluation, in Proceedings of INFORMS-Conference on Information Systems and Technology, 356-360.
Prabhudev C. Konana. 1994. A Transaction Model for Active Rapidly Changing Data Systems (ARCS) Databases, in Proceedings of the Ernst & Young Doctoral Consortium of the 15th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS),

Professional Awards

Best Paper in Information Systems Research2007
NSF Information Technology Research grant, 2002-2007
NSF CAREER Award, 1999-2003
IBM SUR grant
Intel equipment grant

Teaching Awards

Member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Hank and Mary Harkin Foundation Award for Effective Teaching
El Paso Energy Foundation Teaching Excellence Award
Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Excellence Award
Elective Faculty Honor Roll, McCombs School of Business
Faculty Honor Roll, Undergraduate Business Council, 2007, 2008, 2009
Nominated for Outstanding MBA Core Faculty and Faculty with Outstanding Ability to Connect Business with Academics
Nominated Professor of the Year by Undergraduate Business Council to the Senate of Student Councils

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