Radha Appan
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Information Systems
 Office: BU 340
 Phone: 216-687-4755
 Email: R.APPAN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 340, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Successful Software Project Development: The Role of Social Capital and Intellectual Design, The Implications of Web-Based Marketing Communications for Consumers Implicit and Explicit Brand Attitudes, The Role of the Abilene Paradox in Group Requirements Elicitation Processes, Retrieval-Induced Forgetting During Information Requirements Elicitation, Role of Analyst Introduced Misinformation in the Requirements Determination Process
 
Education:
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Texas Tech University, 2006
M.S., Management Information Systems, Texas Tech University, 2004
M.B.A., Finance, Institute for Technology and Management, 2000
Bachelor of Bank Management, Banking, Ethiraj College, 1998
 
Brief Bio:
Radha Appan is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Science at Cleveland State University. She received her PhD in information systems from Texas Tech University. Her research interests include systems analysis and design, online auction markets, human decision making, and e-commerce related trust issues. She has taught courses such as IT for managers, knowledge management, database management, systems analysis and production and operations management. She has papers published in refereed journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and Information and Management. She has also published her work in several conferences.
 
Honors and Awards:
Faculty Development Grant, Cleveland State University, 2014
Faculty Merit Recognition Award, Cleveland State University, 2013-14
Faculty Merit Recognition Award, Cleveland State University, 2012-13
Faculty Merit Recognition Award, Cleveland State University, 2011-12
Faculty Merit Recognition Award, Cleveland State University, 2010-11
Assessment Grant, Cleveland State University, 2010 (with Dr. Misra and Dr. Blake)
Summer Research Grant, 2008
Faculty Merit Recognition Award, 2008
Summer Research Grant, 2007
ICIS Doctoral Consortium, 2005
Best Paper Award ¿ AMCIS 2005
Dean¿s Excellence in Teaching Award, Texas Tech University, 2005
Dean¿s Research Support Award, Texas Tech University, 2005
Dean¿s Research Support Award, Texas Tech University, 2004
TEACH Fellowship, Texas Tech University, 2003
Jerry S. Rawls Academic Scholarship, Texas Tech University, 2003
Andy Morris and ISQS Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievements, 2002
Dean¿s Scholarship, Texas Tech University¿s, 2001
Gold Medal for being the Overall Best Student (MBA), 1998-2000
Stood first in Ethiraj College and second in Madras University, 1995-1998
Best Student Award for Best All-Round Performance, 1995-1998
Ethiraj¿s Scholarship awarded for Academic Excellence 1997, 1998
Union Medal for Proficiency and Academic Excellence, 1996, 1997
 
Research Interests:
Counterfactual thoughts: A theoretical Explanation of the Cognitive mechanism underlying the formation of user satisfaction and IS continuance intention. ~ Status: Data Analysis
Developing an in-class knowledge dissemination competence: Systems analysis and design example. ~ Status: Manuscript Preparation
Influence of users' motivational biases on th quality of information gathered during requirements elicitation: An empirical investigation ~ Status: Conceptualization and design
Retrieval-induced forgetting during information requirements elicitation. ~ Status: Manuscript Preparation
Role of analyst introduced 'misinformation' in the requirements determination process ~ Status: Manuscript Preparation
Successful Software Project development: The role of social capital and intellectual capital. ~ Status: Conceptualization and design
 
Teaching Areas:
Doctoral Seminars
Knowledge Management
IT for Competitive Advantage (Graduate and Under Graduate levels)
Software tools
 
Professional Affiliations:
Association for Information Systems
IS World
 
University Service:
Committee Work
2005-2006: Course Coordinator ¿ IST 203, IST 221, IST 305, IST 601

2006-2007: Course Coordinator ¿ IST 203, IST 221, IST 305, IST 601

2007-2008: Course Coordinator - IST 203, IST 221, IST 305, IST 430, IST 601
DBA coordinator for the CIS department
Member of the department¿s website oversight committee
Member of the College DBA committee

2008-2009: Course Coordinator - IST 601
Assessment Coordinator - BBA-IS
DBA coordinator for the CIS department
Member of the department¿s website oversight committee
Member of the College DBA committee
Member of the hiring committee

2009-2010: Course Coordinator - IST 601
Assessment Coordinator - BBA-IS
DBA coordinator for the CIS department
Member of the department¿s website oversight committee
Member of the College DBA committee
Member of the University Graduate Council
Member of the College Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Member of the hiring committee
 
Professional Service:
Reviewer
- MIS Quarterly
- The Americas Conference of Information Systems
- The International Conference of Information Systems
 
Research Grants:
Summer Research Grant (2007-08), College of Business, CSU
Status: Funded

Investigators:
Radha Appan Principal

Summer Research Grant (2006-07), College of Business, CSU
Status: Funded

Investigators:
Radha Appan Co-Principal
Sreedhar Madhavaram Co-Principal