Jani, Arpan
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Arpan Jani

Associate Professor - College of Business and Economics

Computer Science and Information Systems
Office: 23c South Hall
Phone: 715-425-3335

Email: arpan.jani@uwrf.edu

Education:

Ph.D.  University of Minnesota,  Minneapolis, MN,  Business Administration with specialization in Information and Decision Sciences,  2005

B.E.  B.V. M. College of Engineering, S.P. University, India, Electronics Engineering, 1993

Courses Taught:

Business Process Management

Database Management Systems

Design Analysis MIS

IS Project Management

Information Systems for Business Management

Introduction to Systems Analysis

Programming I

Tech Cyber Space Ethics

Research Interests:

Managerial Decision Making and Decision Support

IT Project Management

Knowledge Management

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Publications:

Articles in Journals
  • Jani, A. (2011). Escalation of Commitment in Troubled IT Projects: Influence of Project Risk Factors and Self-Efficacy on the Perception of Risk and the Commitment to a Failing Project.   International Journal of Project Management.

  • Jani, A. (2008). An Experimental Investigation of Factoring Influencing Perceived Control over a Failing IT project. International Journal of Project Management, 26 (7), 7.
Articles in Proceedings
  • Jani, A. (2013). Extending and Evaluating a Case Study Exercise in a Systems Analysis and Design Course. Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium.

  • Jani, A. (2010). An Agent Based Model Of Opinion Dynamics Using The Anchoring And Adjustment Heuristic.   Agent-Directed Simulation Symposium (Spring Simulation Multiconference), Orlando, Florida.

  • Jani, A. (2009). Influence of project risk factors and self-efficacy on the perception of risk in troubled IT projects.   Fourth International Research Workshop on Information Technology Project Management (IRWITPM), Phoenix, Arizona.
Paper Presentations
  • Jani, A. (2013). Extending and Evaluating a Case Study Exercise in a Systems Analysis and Design Course. Midwestern Instruction and Computing Symposium, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

  • Jani, A. (2013). Argument Mapping Using CMapTools Software to Aid the Reasoning Ability of Students. 2nd Annual Northwest Regional Instructional Technology Showcase, Menomonie, Wisconsin

  • Jani, A. (2010, July). Comparing Student and Faculty Usage and Perceptions of Usefulness of Desire2Learn Features. Fusion2010 Desire2Learn Users Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Honors and Awards

2012: Wisconsin Teaching Scholar representing the University of Wisconsin-River Falls