Business Value of Information Technology: Development of new models to understand the impact of quality, complexity and process maturity on the product design and development lifecycle; Evaluation of the impact of investment in system-to-system collaboration software on product development; Impact of information systems, IT outsourcing and manufacturing practices on manufacturing plant productivity.
IT Investment Planning and Prioritization: Development of real options-based approaches for valuation and optimal prioritization of a portfolio of IT initiatives.
New Product Development: Impact of IT on new product development processes; impact of product architectures and strategic organizational goals on the diffusion of IT in product development; business value of integrating product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions with supplier relationship management processes.
IT Strategy Research: Development of new approaches for information technology integration and planning in a merger/acquisition environment.
Data Envelopment Analysis: New applications of DEA for evaluating the impact of information systems in manufacturing plants.
"Project Performance and the Enabling Role of Information Technology: An Exploratory Study on the Role of Alignment."
"Antecedents and Impact of Production and Support Outsourcing in Manufacturing Plants"
"Understanding the Impact of Collaboration Software on Product Design and Development."
"The Impact of Activity-Based Costing on Manufacturing Plant Performance.
Authors: Rajiv D. Banker, Indranil R. Bardhan, and Tai-yuan Chen."
"Information Technology, Production Process Outsourcing and Manufacturing Plant Performance."
"Toward a Theory to Study the Use of Collaborative Product Commerce for Product Development."
"Plant Information Systems, Manufacturing Capabilities and Plant Performance."
"Prioritization of a Portfolio of Information Technology Projects."
"A Weighted Least Squares Approach to Computer Simulation Factor Screening."
"A Simulation Study of Joint Uses of Data Envelopment Analysis and Statistical Regressions for Production Function Estimation and Efficiency Evaluation."
"New Uses of Data Envelopment Analysis and Statistical Regressions for Production Function Estimation and Efficiency Evaluation - with Illustrative Applications to Public Schools in Texas."
"A Note on Returns-to-Scale in Data Envelopment Analysis."
"Models and Measures for Efficiency Dominance in Data Envelopment Analysis: Additive Models and MED Measures."
"Models and Measures for Efficiency Dominance in Data Envelopment Analysis: Free Disposal Hull and Russell Measure Approaches."