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Sumit Sircar

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Information Systems & Analytics

Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • D.B.A. Harvard University, Business Administration, 1976
  • M.B.A. Kent State University, Business Administration, 1973
  • B.M.E. Jadavpur University, Mechanical Engineering, 1967

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Armstrong Professor of Communications Technology and Management, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (2003–Present).
  • Director, Center for Innovation in Communications and Information Technologies, Miami University (2003–2006).
  • Director, Center for Information Technologies Management, University of Texas at Arlington (1993–2003).
  • Professor, University of Texas at Arlington (1980–2003).
  • Chairman, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, University of Texas at Arlington (1998–2000).
  • Associate Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Texas at Arlington (1988–1993).
  • Senior Teaching Fellow, National University of Singapore (1985–1986).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin–Parkside (1979–1980).
  • Assistant Professor, York University (1976–1979).
  • Management Trainee, Union Carbide India (1967–1971).

Recent Publications

  • “A Study of the Impact of Information Technology on Firm Performance: A Flexible Production Function Approach,” (with J.Choi), Information Systems Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, May 2009.
  • “Business Intelligence in the Business Curriculum,” Communications of the AIS, Vol. 24, February 2009, pp.289-302.
  • “An Assessment of Electronic Portfolios across the Curriculum,” (with R. Fetzer, J. Patterson and H. McKee), Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2009, pp. 121-149.
  • “Quantitative Literacy for Undergraduate Business Students in the 21st Century,” (with R. McClure), Journal of Education for Business, July/August 2008, pp.369-374.
  • Sircar, S. & Choi, J. (2007). An Approach to Estimating Work Effort for Enterprise System Software Projects. Enterprise Information Systems.
  • Sircar, S. & Choi, J. (2006). An Empirical Model of Software Size and Work-Effort Estimation for Business Application Software. Journal of Computer Information Systems.
  • Sircar, S., Nerur, S., & Mahapatra, R. (2001). Revolution Or Evolution? A Comparison of Object-Oriented and Traditional Systems Development Methods. MIS Quarterly, 25 (4), 457-471.
  • Sircar, S., Turnbow, J. L., & Bordoloi, B. (2000). A Framework for Assessing the Impact of Information Technology Investments on Firm Performance. Journal of Management Information Systems, 16 (4), 69-97.
  • Sircar, S., Turnbow, J. L., & Bordoloi, B. (1998). The Impact of Information Technology Investments on Firm Performance: A Review of the Literature. The Journal of Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, 1, 171-181.

Honors & Awards

  • 2002: UTA College of Business Administration Best Research Paper Award.
  • 1996: Who's Who Among America's Teachers, fourth edition.
  • 1973: Elected to business honorary society, Beta Gamma Sigma.
  • 1972: Achieved highest ever GPA for MBA degree, Kent State University.
  • 1967: Graduated in the First Class, BME degree, Jadavpur University.
  • 1967: Gold medalist in Boxing, Jadavpur University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Information technology