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Douglas Havelka

Associate Professor

Information Systems & Analytics

Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Texas Tech University, Management Information Systems, 1994
  • M.S. Texas Tech University, Management Information Systems, 1992
  • M.B.A. Miami University, Finance, 1983
  • B.A. Miami University, Chemistry, 1982

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, MIS, Miami University (2007–Present).
  • Assistant Professor, MIS, Miami University (2000–2007).
  • Assistant Professor, Accounting & IS, Thomas More College (1996–1998).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, MIS, Ohio University (1994–1997).
  • Assistant Professor, MIS, Northern Kentucky University (1992–1994).
  • Dean’s Lecturer, MIS, Texas Tech University (1988–1992).
  • Project Manager, Electronic Communications Implementation, AT&T (1997–2000).
  • Sales Representative, Van Waters & Rogers Chemical Co. (1987–1988).
  • Product Controller, The Andrew Jergens Co. (1984–1987).

Recent Publications

  • Havelka, Douglas and Merhout, J.W., “Theory Development Using Group Processes: The Internal Information Technology Audit Process,” conditionally accepted at the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems.
  • Havelka, D. and Merhout, J. “Toward a theory of information technology professional competence,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Winter 2009, p.106-116.
  • Merhout, J. and Havelka, D. “Information Technology Auditing: A Value-Added IT Governance Partnership between IT Management and Audit,” Communications of the AIS, 2008, v23, n26.
  • Krehbiel, T. C., Havelka, D. J., & Scharfenort, M. (2007). Process Monitoring in Accounting: Implementing Pre-control Charts. Journal of Applied Business Research.
  • Havelka, D. & Rajkumar, T. M. (2006). Using the troubled project recovery framework: Problem recognition and decision to recover. e-Service Journal, 5 (1).
  • Havelka, D. J. & Neal, C. S. (2006). Balancing competing interests: Managing and regulating spam while preserving the availability of email for ethical commercial users. Review of Business Information Systems.
  • Havelka, D. & Rajkumar, T. M. (2006). Recovering troubled projects: Prescriptions for sustained recovery. Issues in Information Systems.
  • Merhout, J. & Havelka, D. (2006). Developing information risk management, security and assurance curricula for MIS/IT education. Issues in Information Systems.

Professional Interests

  • Research: Information Systems Development
  • Teaching: Systems Analysis & Design

Areas of Expertise

  • Design improvement
  • Information systems for business improvement