- Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
- MBA, Xavier Labor Relations Institute, Jamshedpur, India
- B. Tech., National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India
- health analytics and informatics
- digital innovations, operational and strategic transformations and organizational performance
- blockchain technology and its impacts
- text analytics with applications in online trolling and bullying
- electronic procurement and supply chain management
- IT capabilities and strategy
- green IS and energy informatics
Dr. Mishra is Associate Professor of Business Analytics, Computer Information Systems and Health Administration at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Systems from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining Robinson, he was on the faculty at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland and at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
Professor Mishra’s research has focused on the application of digital innovations and analytics on organizations and individuals. At the organizational level, he has studied the implementation of digital innovations to effectuate process and strategy changes, and their consequential impacts on organizational performance. At the individual level, he has studied the use of digital innovations among physicians, nurses, pharmacists, recipients of public health benefits, and students. In recent years, Abhay’s research interests have evolved to include text analytics and the blockchain technology. In particular, he is fascinated with the potential of blockchain to transform governance, trust, contracting and our financial system. He is also intrigued with the application of text analytics to understand deviant behaviors, such as trolling and bullying. He has collaborated with prestigious professional organizations, such as the Institute of Supply Management, American College of Physicians and American Medical Informatics Association. His research work has been supported with contracts and grants from large corporations, such as Pfizer, Pruitt Health and Suntrust Bank, and governmental agencies, such as Georgia Department of Community Health. Dr. Mishra’s research has helped top-level executives and policymakers design and redesign information and analytical systems to better suit the needs of their organizations. His research has been referenced in Yahoo! Finance, CNBC, Business Wire, Insurance News Net, Healthcare Financial Management Association and others. One of his papers was listed on SSRN’s top 10 downloaded list for health care information systems in April 2013.
Multidisciplinary research, international collaboration and top-tier publications are hallmarks of Dr. Mishra’s research program. His research has been published in premier information systems, operations management and health care journals, such asManagement Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, and the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). His research collaborators reside in eight countries in three continents. He enjoys working on challenging problems that have both rigorous academic and compelling pragmatic components, and he seeks out opportunities to work with smart researchers all over the world.
Dr. Mishra has taught a wide variety of information systems, health care, analytics and operations management courses to undergraduate, MBA, MSA, MHA, Ph.D., and Executive MBA students. He has received the Top Professor Award and the Outstanding Mentor and Role Model Award from students at Georgia State University and Carnegie Mellon University. He has created two new graduate-level courses at Robinson, and extensively revised four others. He considers it a privilege to share his knowledge, expertise and insights with students, and in turn, learn from them.
Abhay serves as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of the Association of Information Systems. He has served as the conference co-chair, track co-chair, associate editor, session chair, discussant and reviewer for various academic conferences and workshops, such as International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) annual conference, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual conference, Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) and the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS).
- Singh, R., L. Mathiassen, A. N. Mishra. 2015. Organizational path constitution in technological innovation: Evidence from rural telehealth. MIS Quarterly. (39:3) 643-665.
- Yu, S., A. N. Mishra, A. Gopal, S. Slaughter, T. Mukhopadhyay. 2015. E-procurement infusion and operational process impacts in MRO procurement: Complementary or substitutive effects? Production and Operations Management. (24:7) 1054-1070.
- Mishra, A. N., P. Ketsche, J. Marton, A. Snyder, S. McLaren. 2014. Examining the potential of information technology to improve public insurance application processes: Enrollee assessments from a concurrent mixed method analysis. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. (21:6) 1045-1052.
- Bhargava, H., A. N. Mishra. 2014. Electronic medical records and physician productivity: Evidence from panel data analysis. Management Science. (60:10) 2543-2562.
- Mishra, A. N., S. Devaraj, G. Vaidyanathan. 2013. Capability hierarchy in electronic procurement and procurement process performance: An empirical analysis. Journal of Operations Management. (31:6) 376-390.
- Devaraj, S., G. Vaidyanathan, A. N. Mishra. 2012. Effect of purchase volume flexibility and purchase mix flexibility on e-procurement performance: An analysis of two perspectives. Journal of Operations Management. (30:7-8) 509-520.
- Mishra, A. N., C. Anderson, C. M. Angst, R. Agarwal. 2012. Electronic health records assimilation and physician identity evolution: An identity theory perspective. Information Systems Research. (23:3, Part 1 of 2) 738-760.
- Mishra, A. N., R. Agarwal. 2010. Technological frames, organizational capabilities, and IT use: An empirical investigation of electronic procurement. Information Systems Research. (21:2) 249-270.
- Mishra, A. N., P. Konana, A. Barua. 2007. Antecedents and consequences of Internet use in procurement: An empirical investigation of U.S. manufacturing firms. Information Systems Research. (18:1) 103-120.