Uma Umanath

Uma S. Umanath

Emeritus

2925 Campus Green Drive

319

LCB Opers, Bus Analy, and Infor Stytems - 0211

Professional Summary

Uma is a Professor Emeritus at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business.

Education

BS, University of Madras India, To Present (Mechanical Engineeering)

Ph D, University of Houston Houston, Texas, 1987 (Information Systems/Business Administration)

MS, Lamar University Beaumont, Texas, 1971 (Industrial Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

09-2001 - Professor of Information Systems, University of Cincinnati,

09-1996 -08-2001 Associate Professor of Information Systems, University of Cincinnati,

07-1993 -07-1996 Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Tulsa,

08-1987 -07-1993 Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Pennsylvania State University,

01-1985 -05-1987 Teaching Fellow, University of Houston,

01-1971 -01-1986 Several different job titles, Commercial software development activities in different companies over a period of 15 years in ranks starting from programmer analyst to regional information systems manager, Several different companies,

Research and Practice Interests

Electronic Integration/Knowledge Management in Supply Chain, Data Modeling/Database Design

Publications

Published Abstracts

Umanath, Narayan;Kyu Kim Contingent Effects of Knowlwdge Complementarity and Trust-Commitment on Knowledge Exchange in a Supply Chain .[Abstract]

Umanath, Narayan;Richard Scamell ER Modeling: The Next Generation .[Abstract]

Umanath, Narayan Information Preservation in Data Model Mapping: a Grammar and Empirical Assessment of Its Efficacy .[Abstract]

Raturi, Amit;Ahrens, Fred;Umanath, Narayan Knowledge Exchange Behavior in a Supply Channel Dyad with Prof. Fred Ahrens and Prof. U Umanath .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Krupanidhi, S; Madhukar, S Sai; Umanath, Narayan (03-2008. ) Entity Relationship Model to Illustrate Molecular Evolution .31 (03/04/19 ) , Science Letters/The National Academy of Sciences

Kim, Kyu; Umanath, Narayan Knowledge Exchange among Supply Chain Partners: An Assessment from Two Competing Theoretical Perspectives . Management Science/INFORMS

Kim, Kyu; Umanath, Narayan (2006. ) An Assessment of Electronic Information transfer in B2B Supply Channel Relationships .22 (3 ) , Journal of MIS/Sharpe

Kim, Kyu; Umanath, Narayan (2005. ) Information transfer in B2B Procurement: An Empirical Analysis and Measurement .42 , Information & Management/Elsevier

Umanath, Narayan (2003. ) The Concept of Contingency beyond ‘It Depends’: Illustrations from IS Research Stream .40 , Information & Management/Elsevier

Gupta, Parveen; Umanath, Narayan; Dirsmith, Mark W (1999. ) Supervision Practices and Audit Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis of GAO Audits .11 , Behavioral Research in Accounting

Ray, Manash R; Geiger, Marshall A; Umanath, Narayan (1996. ) Factors Influencing Award of Compensation Contracts: An Analysis of Written Protocols .8 (2 ) , Journal of Managerial Issues

Umanath, Narayan; Ray, Manash; Campbell, Terry L (06-1996. ) The Effect of Uncertainty and information Asymmetry on the structure of Compensation Contracts: A Test of Competing Models .42 (6 ) , Management Science/INFORMS

Umanath, Narayan (1994. ) Effect of IS Variables on Information Acquisition Modes: An Experimental Investigation .27 , Information & Management/Elsevier

Umanath, Narayan; Vessey, Iris (1994. ) Multiattribute Data Presentation and Human Judgment: A Cognitive Fit Perspective .25 (05/06/19 ) , Decision Sciences

Umanath, Narayan; Campbell, Terry L (1994. ) Differential Diffusion of Information Systems Technology in Multinational Enterprises: A Research Model .7 (1 ) , Information Resources Management Journal

Umanath, Narayan; Ray, Manash R; Campbell, Terry L (1993. ) Impact of Perceived Environmental Uncertainty and Perceived Agent Effectiveness on the Composition of Compensation Contracts .39 (1 ) , Management Science/INFORMS

Kim, Kyu; Umanath, Narayan (1993. ) Structure and Perceived Effectiveness of Software Development Subunits: A Task Contingency Analysis .9 (3 ) , Journal of MIS/Sharpe

Umanath, Narayan; Kim, Kyu (1992. ) Task-Structure Relationship of Information Systems Development Subunit: A Congruence of Perspective .23 (4 ) , Decision Sciences

Umanath, Narayan; Scamell, Richard W; Das, Siddharth R (1990. ) An Examination of Two Screen/Report design Variables in an Information Recall Context .21 (1 ) , Decision Sciences

Published Books

Umanath, Narayan; Scamell, Richard W (2007. ) Data Modeling and Database Design .Boston, Mass., USA , Thomson: Course Technology

Honors and Awards

Nominated for: A.B. “Dolly” Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominated - 2005 and 2007 Level:University Type:Teaching

Nominated for: Ronald J. Dornoff Fellow of Teaching Excellence Nominated - 2004 and 2006 Level:College Type:Teaching

06-2003 Recipient: Excellence in Teaching (EXCEL) Award for Undergraduate Teaching Level:College Type:Teaching

1987 Academic Achievement in Management Information Systems Type:Scholarship/Research

1986 Clayton Doctoral Fellowship Level:University Type:Scholarship/Research

Student Advising

Banerjee , Sandipto Dissertation Committee Member Status:Completed 06-2007

Service

UC Graduate Co-op Committee Committee Member Type:University Level:University 09-2001 -06-2003

UC Athletic Department Technology Committee Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 01-1999 -12-2001

New Faculty Mentoring Program Faculty Mentor Type:University Level:University 09-1998 -06-2001

Gartner Learning & Research Program Advisory Committee Committee Member Type:University Level:University 09-1997 -06-1999

Ph.D. Program Coordination Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2005

MSIS Admissions Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2007 -06-2008

Reappointment, Promotion & Tenure (RPT) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2007 -06-2008

Faculty Search Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-1996 -06-2002

Strategy team - faculty Affairs Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2006

Ph.D. Program Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2004

Special Team - Revision of RPT Document Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2007 -12-2008

Election of Accounting Department Head Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2006 -06-2007

Reappointment, Promotion & Tenure (RPT) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2004 -06-2007

Reappointment, Promotion & Tenure Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-2006 -12-2006

MSIS Program Launch Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2001 -06-2002

SAP University Alliance Program Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-1998 -06-1999

Ph.D. Program Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-1997 -06-1998

Reappointment, Promotion & Tenure Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-1996 -06-1997

ISR, MISQ, JMIS, CACM, Decision Sciences, Management Science, etc. (Ad hoc reviewer over 20 years ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1987

Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ) Editorial Review Board Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2000 -2003

Conference on Information Systems and Technology, INFORMS-99 Program Coordinator Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1999 -1999

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Committee Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 01-1999 -12-1999

DATABASE Editorial Review Board Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1996 -1999

Journal of Database Management Editorial Review Board Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1992 -1998

Journal of Information Systems Editorial Review Board Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1992 -1996

Publications Committee of the Decision Sciences Institute Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1992 -1994

International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 1993 -1993

Professional Affiliation

Association for Information Systems, International

1986: Association for Computing Machinery, International

Courses Taught

Data Modeling

Data Modeling

Database Design

Database Design

Data Modeling

Database Design

Data Mod & Database Design

Data Mod & Database Design

Advanced Data Mgmt

Data Mod & Database Design

Data Mod & Database Design

Advanced Data Mgmt

Ind Study

Data Mod & Database Design

Advanced Data Mgmt

Research in IS

Data Mod & Design

Data Mod & Design

Advanced Data Mgmt

Dbase Design & Intg

Research in IS

Data Mod & Design

Data Mod & Design

Advanced Data Mgmt

Data Mod & Design

Database Concepts

Dbase Desgn & Intg

Research in IS

Data Mod & Design

Data Mod & design

Database Concepts

Research in IS

Faculty Development Activities

1987 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Annual conference - since 1987 except one year, Type:Conference Attendance

2005 -2006 Retooling for Research/Teaching in a New Track: Data Modeling and Warehousing Technologies Faculty Development Council (FDC), University of Cincinnati Type:Faculty Training (Funds: $5,000)

1999 -2000 Introduction of Computer-aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools in the IS curriculum Faculty Development Council (FDC), University of Cincinnati Type:Faculty Training (Funds: $5,000)

1998 -1999 Delivery of advanced ORACLE integration in IS courses Faculty Development Council (FDC), University of Cincinnati Type:Faculty Training (Funds: $4970)

1997 -1998 integration of ORACLE suite of tools in IS courses Faculty Development Council (FDC), University of Cincinnati Type:Faculty Training (Funds: $5,000)

05-1991 -07-1991 Application of data visualization technology to AS/400 commercial environment IBM Rochester, MN Type:Faculty Fellowship