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Parag Uma Kosalge

Email
kosalgep@gvsu.edu

Title
Professor

Office
3053 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7320

Department
Management

Biography

Parag Uma Kosalge is a Professor in Management Information Systems at Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University. His research focuses on business processes and the application of emerging technologies. This includes understanding business processes, process redesign, enterprise systems, and electronic commerce. His research is published in journals such as Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Electronic Markets, International Journal of Electronic Business, Journal of Information Technology Management, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, International Journal of Business Excellence, and various international conferences. He has over a decade of industry experience in managing multi-national projects in process redesign, B2B e-commerce, XML databases, and SAP implementation. He is an SAP certified Application consultant in the modules Project Systems, Sales and Distribution, and Financial Accounting.

He is the recipient of the 2008 GVSU Pew Teaching Excellence Award as well as the 2009 GVSU Pew Teaching with Technology Award.

Education

  • TERP 30, SAP Modules: Project Systems, Sales & Distribution, Financial Accounting, SAP AG, Germany. (2003).
  • Japanese Language Proficient Test (Level 4), Embassy of Japan and Japan Foundation. (2002).
  • PH.D., Management Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. (2002).
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Microprocessors, College of Engineering, Aurangabad, India. (1990).

Teaching Areas

  • Business Processes
  • ERP
  • Object Oriented
  • E-Commerce

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Published)

Kosalge, P. U., Chatterjee, D. (2011). Look Before You Leap into ERP Implementation: An Object-Oriented Approach to Business Process Modeling. Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), 28(30), 509-536.  

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Published)

Magal, S., Kosalge, P. U., Levenburg, N. (2009). Using IP Analysis to Guide E-Business Decision-Making. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 22(1-2), 137-151. 

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Published)

Tewary, A., Kosalge, P. U., Motwani, J. (2009). RFID Implementation: methodologies, issues, and challenges. International Journal of Manufacturing Excellence, 1(1), 39-51. 

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Published)

Kosalge, P. U., Motwani, J. (2008). Understanding the Sub-Cultures Key to Enterprise  Resource Planning Implementation: An Empirical Investigation. International Journal of Business Excellence, 1(1/2), 55-70. 

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Accepted)

Tewary, A., Kosalge, P. U. (in press). Implementing Service Oriented Architecture – a case study. To appear in International Journal of Business Information Systems.

Journal Article, Academic Journal (Accepted)

Tewary, A., Kosalge, P. U., Motwani, J. (2009). Challenges in Piloting an RFID Implementation: A Case Study of an Aerospace and Defense Supply Chain. To appear in International Journal of Electronic Business, 7(1). 

Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Kosalge, P. U., Tole, O. (2010). Web 2.0 and business: Early results on perceptions of Web 2.0 and factors influencing its adoption. Americas Conference on Information Systems 2010. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Tewary, A., Kosalge, P. U., Motwani, J. (2009). Piloting Service Oriented Architecture—A Case Study in the Oil Industry. Americas Conference on Information Systems. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Magal, S., Kosalge, P. U., Levenburg, N. (2008). An Examination of E-Business Adoption among SMEs Serving Consumer versus Industrial Markets. Mid-west Association for Information Systems 2008. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Tewary, A., Kosalge, P. U., Motwani, J. (2008). Piloting RFID in an Aerospace and Defense Supply Chain. Americas Conference on Information Systems 2008. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Magal, S., Kosalge, P. U., Levenburg, N. (2008). Towards a Stage Model for E-Business Adoption among SMEs: Preliminary Results. International Conference on Decision Sciences and Technology for Globalization. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Magal, S., Kosalge, P. U., Levenburg, N. (2008). Towards a Stage Model for E-Business Adoption among SMEs: Preliminary Results for Manufacturing and Service Firms. Americas Conference on Information Systems. 

Conference Proceeding (Published)

Kosalge, P. U., Leavitt, L., Swift, S. (2008). Web 2.0 and commercial disputes: A case study of information sharing in e-arbitrations and e-mediations. International Conference on Electronic Business.

Services

  • University, Academic Computing Advisory Committee, Member. (2008 - Present).
  • College, Beta Gamma Sigma, Student Organization Faculty Advisor. (2005 - Present).
  • College, Information Systems Curriculum Development, Member. (2003 - Present).
  •  Editorial and Review Activities, Journal of Business and Finance, Editorial Board Member. (2012 - 2014).

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