Nanda Kumar

Nanda Kumar

Professor

Zicklin School of Business

Department: Paul Chook Dept InfoSys & Stat

Areas of expertise: Technology Policy, Privacy/Security Issues, HCI, Organizational IS

Email Address: nanda.kumar@baruch.cuny.edu

Education

Ph.D., Management Information System, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

Post Grad. Diploma (MBA Equivalent), Business Administration, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Bombay IN

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Comm. Eng., College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University Madras India

Journal Articles

Arazy, O., Ben-Asuli, O., Kumar, N., & Shabtai, I. (2023). Too Much Information? The Use of Extraneous Information to Support Decision Making in Emergency Settings. Decision Sciences, 54(6). 632-650.

Stern, T., & Kumar, N. (2022). Scary Stories: Fear Appeals, Hopelessness and the Role of Response Efficacy in Protective Online Behavior. Communications of the AIS, 51.

Zorina, A., Belanger, F., Kumar, N., & Clegg, S. (2021). Watchers, Watched, and Watching in the Digital Age: Reconceptualization of Information Technology Monitoring as Complex Action Nets. Organization Science, 32(6). 1571-1596.

Ben-Asuli, O., Kumar, N., Arazy, O., & Shabtai, I. (2020). The use of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to measure the complexity of medical diagnosis. Health Informatics Journal, 26(1). 218-232.

Vragov, R., & Kumar, N. (2019). Preparing the Laboratory-to-Field Transition of a New Electronic Voting Mechanism: Design Lessons from an Exploratory Semi-Field Experiment. International Journal of Electronic Government Research , 15(4). 63-89.

Stern, T., & Kumar, N. (2017). Examining Privacy Settings on Online Social Networks: A Protection Motivation Perspective. International Journal of Electronic Business, 13((2/3)). 244-272.

Chiasson, M., & Kumar, N. (2016). Competing Market, Bureaucratic and Professional Work Logics in the Design and Implementation of IT on Professional Work. Journal of IT Services, 15(1). 39-66.

Arazy, O., Nov, O., & Kumar, N. (2015). Personalityzation: UI Personalization, Theoretical Grounding in HCI and Design Research. AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 7(2). 43-69.

Stern, T., & Kumar, N. (2014). Improving Privacy Settings Control in Online Social Networks with a Wheel Interface. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(3). 524–538.

Vragov, R., & Kumar, N. (2013). The impact of information and communication technologies on the costs of democracy. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 12(6). 440-448.

Nov, O., Ye, C., & Kumar, N. (2012). A Social Capital Perspective on Meta-Knowledge Contribution and Social Computing. Decision Support Systems, 53(1). 118-126.

Arazy, O., Kumar, N., & Shapira, B. (2010). A Theory-Driven Design Framework for Social Recommender Systems. Journal of the AIS, 11(9). 455-490.

Yu, Y., Lang, K., & Kumar, N. (2010). Supporting Better Communication in Academic Communities of Practice: An Empirical Study of AIS/ISWorld. Communications of the AIS, 26(16). 305-328.

(2009). Opinion Leadership: Non-Work-Related Advice in a Work Setting. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 10(4). pp 220-234.

Kumar, N., & Vragov, R. (2009). Active Citizen Participation Using ICT Tools: The Road Less Traveled. Communication of the ACM, 52(1). 118-121.

Mohan, K., Kumar, N., & Benbunan-Fich, R. (2009). Examining Communication Media Selection and Information Processing in Software Development Traceability: An Empirical Investigation. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 52(1). pp. 17-39.

(2009). Social Recommendations Systems: A Theory-Driven Framework for Social Recommender Systems. IEEE IT Professional, 11(4). 114-116.

(2009). Internationalization of Online Professional Communities: An Empirical Ivestigation of AIS-ISWorld. International Journal of Electronic Collaboration, 5(1). 13-21.

(2009). Then there Were Three: Consolidation in the Search Engine Industry and Its Impact on Information Access and Control. IEEE Computer, 42(2). 114-116.

Mowshowitz, A., & Kumar, N. (2008). Internet Governance Forum: Leveraging Multi-Stakeholder Participation to Reduce Digital Divide and Improve Freedom of Expression. IEEE Technology and Society, 27(2). 33-36.

Kumar, N., Mohan, K., & Holowczak, R. (2008). Locking the Door but Leaving the Computuer Vulnerable: Factors Inhibiting Home Users' Adoption of Software Firewalls. Decision Support Sytems, 46(1). 254-264.

Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2007). Do Search Terms Matter? The Interplay between Specification of Search Engine Queries and Clustering Support. Decision Support Systems, 44(1). 159-174.

Mowshowitz, A., & Kumar, N. (2007). Net Neutrality: Private vs. Public Interest on the Internet. Communication of the ACM, 50(7). 23-25.

Vragov, R., & Kumar, N. (2006). Electronic Markets for the Allocation, Financing and Distribution of Public Goods. Electronic Markets, 16(4). 274-281.

Kumar, N., & Peng, C. (2006). Strategic Alliances in E-Government Procurement. International Journal of Electronic Business, 4(2). 136-145.

Kumar, N., & Benbasat, I. (2006). The Influence of Recommendations and Consumer Reviews on Evaluations of Websites. Information System Research, 17(4). 425-439.

Kumar, N., & Mowshowitz, A. (2006). Who Should Govern the Internet?. Communication of the ACM, 49(2). 35-37.

Kumar, N., Lang, K., & Peng, C. (2005). Consumer Search Behavior in Online Shopping Environments. e-Service Journal, 3(3). 87-102.

Kumar, N., & Benbasat, I. (2004). The Effect of Relationship Encoding, Task Type and Complexity on Information Representation: An Empirical Investigation of 2D and 3D Graphs. MIS Quarterly, 28(2). 255-281.

Kumar, N., & Benbasat, I. (2002). Para-Social Presence and Communication Capabilities of a Web Site: A Theoretical Perspective. e-Service Journal, 1(3). 5-24.

Book Chapters

Kumar, N. (2005). Personalization Systems and Their Deployment As Website Interface Design Decisions. In Gao, Y. (Ed.), Web Systems Design and Online Consumer Behavior (pp. 147-155). Idea Group Publishers.

Conference Proceedings

Luo, Y., Kumar, N., & Yazdanmehr, A. (2023). Digital Nudging and Transparency: An Experimental Study of Two Types of Recommendation Badges. Americas Conference on Information Systems.

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019). Man-Machine Collaboration in Organizational Decision-Making: An Experimental Study Using Loan Application Evaluation. Pre-ICIS AIS Special Interest Group on Decision Support & Analytics Symposium (SIG-DSA).

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019). The Interplay of People, Technology, & Organizational Practices in Algorithmic Decision Making: An Experimental Study with Loan Application Reviewing. Workshop on Information Systems & Economics (WISE).

Asuli, O., Arazy, O., Kumar, N., & Itamar, S. (2015). The Use of Information Systems in Hospitals’ Emergency Departments. 25nd Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems.

Nevo, D., Nevo, S., Kumar, N., Braasch, J., & Matthews, K. (2015). Enhancing the Visualization of Big Data to Support Collaborative Decision-Making. 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences..

Kumar, N., Nov, O., & Ye, C. (2008). Why Do People Contribute Meta-Knowledge? A Social Capital Perspective. Proceedings of the Academy of Management.

Yu, M., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2007). The Impact of Cultural Distance on the Internationalization of Online Professional Communities --An Empirical Investigation of ISWorld. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, 13 pages.

Arazy, O., Kumar, N., & Shapira, B. (2006). Social Recommendations Systems: Leveraging the Power of Social Networks in Generating Recommendations. Design Science Conference, 20 pages.

Arazy, O., Kumar, N., & Shapira, B. (2006). Designing Social Filtering Systems by Embedding Explicit Receiver-Source Relationship, Reinvesting trust, collaboration and compliance in social systems, A workshop exploring novel insights and solutions for social systems design. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 4 pages.

Kumar, N., & Vragov, R. (2005). The Citizen Participation Continuum: Where does the US Stand?. Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems, pp 1984-1990.

Kumar, N., Lang, K., & Peng, C. (2005). Consumer Search Behavior in Online Shopping Environments, Internet and the Digital Economy Track. Proceeding of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 10 pages.

Mohan, K., & Kumar, N. (2004). Theoretical Bases for Selecting Traceability Approaches to Support Software Development. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).

Kumar, N., & Benbasat, I. (2002). Para-Social Presence: A Re-conceptualization of 'Social Presence' to Capture the Emerging Relationship Between a Web Site and Her Visitors. Collaborations Systems and Technology Track, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Kumar, N., & Benbasat, I. (2001). Shopping as Experience and Web Site as a Social Actor: Web Interface Design and Para-Social Presence. Proceedings of the International Conference in Information Systems.

Presentations

Luo, Y., Kumar, N., & Yazdanmehr, A. (2024, October 21). Explainability And Preference Manipulation Of Algorithmic Nudge.. INFORMS Conference. Phoenix

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). Developing Productive Long-Term Working Relationship between Expert Human Decision Makers and Machine Learning Algorithms. The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium on AI & Work, Arlington, VA, 2019. Arlington, VA

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). Algorithmic Decision Making: Can Humans and AI Work Together as High Performance Teams?. AI World Conference & Expo. Boston, MA

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). Developing Productive Long-Term Working Relationship between Expert Human Decision Makers and Machine Learning Algorithms. The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium on AI & Work, Arlington, VA, 2019. Arlington, VA

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). The Interplay of People, Technology, & Organizational Practices in Algorithmic Decision Making: An Experimental Study with Loan Application Reviewing. Workshop on Information Systems & Economics (WISE). Munich, Germany

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). Man-Machine Collaboration in Organizational Decision-Making: An Experimental Study Using Loan Application Evaluation. Pre-ICIS AIS Special Interest Group on Decision Support & Analytics Symposium (SIG-DSA). Munich, Germany: AIS.

Luong, A., Kumar, N., & Lang, K. (2019, December 31). Algorithmic Decision Making: Can Humans and AI Work Together as High Performance Teams?. AI World Conference & Expo. Boston, MA

Kumar, N. (2015, December 31). Competing Market, Bureaucratic and Professional Work Logics in the Design and Implementation of IT on Professional Work: The Case of Medicine. Invited Talk. Atlanta: J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University.

Kumar, N. (2012, December 31). Standardization in the U.S. Healthcare System: The Second Wave and the Role of IS. Invited Talk. Paris: ESCP (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris) Business School.

Kumar, N. (2010, December 31). Standardization in Health Care: The Role of IS. Healthcare IT Symposium. Claremont

Kumar, N. (2006, December 31). Do Search Terms Matter? The interplay between Specification of Search Engine Queries and Clustering Support. Research Workshop, Invited Talk. Toronto: York University.

Kumar, N. (2005, December 31). Influence of Recommendation Systems and Consumer Reviews on Customers' Evaluation of a Web Site. Research Workshop, Invited Talk. Jersey City: New Jersey institute of Technology.

Kumar, N. (2003, December 31). Panel Discussion on Information Security in the Era of Terrorist Attacks. Information Resources Management Association Conference, Invited Panelist. Philadelphia

Kumar, N. (2001, December 31). Effect of Anchoring and Encoding on Information Representation. Research Workshop, Invited Talk. Vancouver: University of British Columbia.

Other Scholarly Works

Brochu, J., Chen, H., & Kumar, N. (2002). An E-Business Case Study of Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.. 25.

Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Best Paper AwardAIS Network College2022
Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement AwardBaruch College2012Multiple Years
Best IS Publication Association of Information Systems2010
Best Publication in the Journal of the AISJournal of the AIS2010
Teaching Excellence AwardZicklin School of Business2009
Doctoral Consortium ScholarInternational Conference in Information Systems (ICIS)2000
Dean Earle MacPhee FellowshipSauder School of Business, University of British Columbia20001997-2000