School of Business and Economics

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Amar Joshi

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Doctoral Researcher in Information Management

Amar Joshi is a PhD candidate, at the School of Business and Economics (Centre for Information Management). Amar’s research examines why organisations fail to achieve the intended benefits from their Information Technology (IT) / Information Systems (IS) investments. It is argued that most benefits from IS/IT come from changes in the way an organisation does business and not from the introduction of the new technology itself. While there are many theoretical prescriptions as to how planned benefits may be realised, there is very little empirical evidence that adequately tackles the gap between desired and realised benefit practices. Amar’s research addresses this gap through a series of inquiries that examine different aspects of the benefits management process, both during and post implementation.

Professional & Student Membership:

  • Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)
  • Institute of Leadership and Management (MInstLM)
  • Association of Information Systems (AIS: Student)

Amar’s teaching experience includes:

  • Teaching Assistant for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Study:  Enterprise Resource Planning (13BSC136 and 13BSP046) 
  • Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate Study: Information Systems Development  (13BSB012)

Particular interests include benefits realisation management from information systems, business change, organisational analysis, institutional space and logics, and the treatment of organisational issues that impact the successful development of the firm’s information technology investment.

Academic Reviewer

  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Conference Paper Reviewer 2013 – ICIS is the most prestigious gathering of academics and practitioners in the IS discipline.
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) Conference Paper Reviewer 2013 – ECIS is an internationally leading gathering of academics and practitioners in the IS discipline

 

Supervisor:

Dr. Crispin Coombs