Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Uma Umanath, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Professional Summary
Narayan Umanath
Uma is a Professor Emeritus at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
328 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7195
Fax:
513-556-6278
Teaching Interest
  • Data Modeling & Database Design, Data Warehousing, Advanced Topics in Data Management
Research Interest
  • Electronic Integration/Knowledge Management in Supply Chain, Data Modeling/Database Design
History

Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Professor of Information Systems


Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Title:
Associate Professor of Information Systems
End Date:
2001-08-31


Institution:
University of Tulsa
Title:
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
End Date:
1996-07-31


Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
Title:
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
End Date:
1993-07-31


Institution:
University of Houston
Title:
Teaching Fellow
End Date:
1987-05-31


Institution:
Several different companies
Title:
Several different job titles
End Date:
1986-01-31


Assignments

Description
All academic administrative tasks for the Information Systems area within the department of Accounting & IS and then for the department of IS
Dates:
1997-09-01 - 2003-08-31



Awards | Honors

Organization:
Univeristy of Cincinnati
Name:
Nominated for: A.B. “Dolly” Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching


Organization:
College of Business, UC
Name:
Nominated for: Ronald J. Dornoff Fellow of Teaching Excellence


Organization:
College of Business, UC
Name:
Recipient: Excellence in Teaching (EXCEL) Award for Undergraduate Teaching
Year Received:
2003


Organization:
Information Systems Research Center (ISRC), University of Houston
Name:
Academic Achievement in Management Information Systems
Year Received:
1987


Organization:
University of Houston
Name:
Clayton Doctoral Fellowship
Year Received:
1986


Education

Institution:
University of Madras
Location:
India
Major:
Mechanical Engineeering
Degree:
BS


Institution:
University of Houston
Location:
Houston, Texas
Major:
Information Systems/Business Administration
Dissertation:
Impact of Task Properties, Data Display Format and Cognitive Characteristics on Recall Performance: A Cumulative Research Investigation
Completed:
1987
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Lamar University
Location:
Beaumont, Texas
Major:
Industrial Engineering
Completed:
1971
Degree:
MS


Published Contributions

S Krupanidhi, S Sai Madhukar, Narayan Umanath,  (2008). Entity Relationship Model to Illustrate Molecular Evolution. Science Letters/The National Academy of Sciences, 81-87.


Narayan Umanath, Richard Scamell,  (2007). Data Modeling and Database Design. Thomson: Course Technology, .


Kyu Kim, Narayan Umanath,  (2006). An Assessment of Electronic Information transfer in B2B Supply Channel Relationships. Journal of MIS/Sharpe, 293 - 320.


Kyu Kim, Narayan Umanath,  (2005). Information transfer in B2B Procurement: An Empirical Analysis and Measurement. Information & Management/Elsevier, 813 - 828.


Narayan Umanath,  (2003). The Concept of Contingency beyond ‘It Depends’: Illustrations from IS Research Stream. Information & Management/Elsevier, 551 - 562.


Parveen Gupta, Narayan Umanath, Mark Dirsmith,  (1999). Supervision Practices and Audit Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis of GAO Audits. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 27 - 49.


Manash Ray, Marshall Geiger, Narayan Umanath,  (1996). Factors Influencing Award of Compensation Contracts: An Analysis of Written Protocols. Journal of Managerial Issues, 170 - 183.


Narayan Umanath, Manash Ray, Terry Campbell,  (1996). The Effect of Uncertainty and information Asymmetry on the structure of Compensation Contracts: A Test of Competing Models. Management Science/INFORMS, 868 - 874.


Narayan Umanath,  (1994). Effect of IS Variables on Information Acquisition Modes: An Experimental Investigation. Information & Management/Elsevier, 287 - 301.


Narayan Umanath, Iris Vessey,  (1994). Multiattribute Data Presentation and Human Judgment: A Cognitive Fit Perspective. Decision Sciences, 795 - 824.


Narayan Umanath, Terry Campbell,  (1994). Differential Diffusion of Information Systems Technology in Multinational Enterprises: A Research Model. Information Resources Management Journal, 6 - 18.


Narayan Umanath, Manash Ray, Terry Campbell,  (1993). Impact of Perceived Environmental Uncertainty and Perceived Agent Effectiveness on the Composition of Compensation Contracts. Management Science/INFORMS, 32 - 45.


Kyu Kim, Narayan Umanath,  (1993). Structure and Perceived Effectiveness of Software Development Subunits: A Task Contingency Analysis. Journal of MIS/Sharpe, 157 - 181.


Narayan Umanath, Kyu Kim,  (1992). Task-Structure Relationship of Information Systems Development Subunit: A Congruence of Perspective. Decision Sciences, 819 - 838.


Narayan Umanath, Richard Scamell, Siddharth Das,  (1990). An Examination of Two Screen/Report design Variables in an Information Recall Context. Decision Sciences, 216 - 240.



Accepted Contributions



Research in progress

Title:
Contingent Effects of Knowlwdge Complementarity and Trust-Commitment on Knowledge Exchange in a Supply Chain


Status:
Planning

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
ER Modeling: The Next Generation


Status:
On-Going

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
Information Preservation in Data Model Mapping: a Grammar and Empirical Assessment of Its Efficacy


Status:
Writing Results

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
Knowledge Exchange Behavior in a Supply Channel Dyad with Prof. Fred Ahrens and Prof. U Umanath