Dr. Richard Peterson Ph. D.

Professor | Information Management and Business Analytics | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 464
Telephone: 973-655-7038
Fax: 973-655-3164
Email: petersonr@montclair.edu

Biography

Rich Peterson is a professor of management information systems in the department of Information Management and Business Analytics at Montclair State University. For the past thirty years he has taught such courses as management information systems, systems analysis and design, decision support systems, telecommunications and database issues, office information systems, management science, statistics, business research, business communications, and personal finance.

Dr. Peterson holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. from The Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. from Edinboro State University.

Expertise

Management Information Systems
Systems Analysis and Design
Business Process Analysis
Enterprise Systems
Project Management
Strategic Management
Business Continuity
Business Communications
Personal Finance

Education

  • Ph D, Liberal Arts, 1974, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • MS, Psychology, 1970, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • BS, Elementary Education, Speech Communication, 1966, Edinboro State University, Edinboro, PA

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Montclair State University. (January 1995 - Current).
  • Adjunct Professor, Montclair State University. (September 1988 - December 1994).

Consulting

  • Management Consulting, IMPACT Research, Inc., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043. (March 1988 - Present). Custom consulting assignments in evaluating, planning, developing, and implementing growth strategies for technology industry

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Outstanding Emperical Research Paper , Decision Sciences Institute.
  • Service Award , International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines. (January 2009).
  • Member , Phi Kappa Phi. (April 2002).
  • Member , Beta Gamma Sigma. (May 2001).
  • Outstanding Service Award -- Service Learning , Montclair State University.
  • George Abrams Award for Outstanding Service , Alpha Kappa Psi.
  • George Abrams Award for Outstanding Service , Alpha Kappa Psi.
  • Honorary Member and Advisor , Alpha Kappa Psi. (September 1998).

Research

  • Approaches for Teaching Business Function Integration
  • Consistency of Teaching in Multi-Section Courses -- Does it Matter?
  • Digital Business Models -- A Review and Directions
  • Integration of Soft Skills Development Across the Curriculum

Refereed Published Articles

  • Mamonov, S., Peterson, R. (2019). The Role of IT in Innovation at the Individual and Group Level – A Literature Review. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 26 (6/7), pp. 797-810.
  • Misra, R., Ravinder, H., Peterson, R. (2016). An Integrated Approach to Teaching of Operations Management in a Business School. Journal of Education for Business, 91 (4), pp. 236-242.
  • Wang, J., Peterson, R. (2012). Project Management Techniques and Innovations in International Technology. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 2 (1), pp. 1-18.
  • Hajer, K., MKlaiki, A., Peterson, R. (2011). IT Offshoring: Views from Client and Vendor Perspectives. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 2 (4), pp. 26-43.
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Wang, J. (2011). Redefining the Information Technology in the 21st Century. International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Application (IJSITA), 2 (1), pp. 1-10.
  • Misra, R., Mukherjee, A., Peterson, R. (2008). Value creation in virtual communities: The case of a healthcare website. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 2 (4), pp. 321-337.
  • Subramanian, R., Peterson, R. (2008). Young Event Services: Lifestyle or Living?. Journal of Business Case Studies, 4 (8), pp. 7-18.
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M., Misra, R., Radosevich, D. (2008). An Evaluation of Factors Regarding Students’ Assessment of Faculty in a Business School. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 6 (2), pp. 375-402.
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M., Misra, R. (2007). What is "Normal" in Faculty Norming Reports?. Journal of Applied Business and Economics (Special Edition: Issues in Higher Education),, 7 (4), pp. 65-74.
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Monacelli, J. (2006). Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina for U.S. Higher Education. International Journal of Effective Management,
  • Lin, B., Lee, Z., Peterson, R. (2006). An Analytical Approach for Making Management Decisions Concerning Corporate Restructuring. Managerial and Decision Economics, 27 (8), pp. 655-666.
  • Misra, R., Peterson, R. (2006). Managing a Mobile Computing Initiative in a Business School. I-manager's Journal on Management, 1 (1), pp. 38-43.
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Chen, Q. (2004). Will Radio Frequency Identification Spark The Newxt Revolution in Supply Chain Management?. Review of Business Research, 4 (1), pp. 218-228.
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Chapel, E. (2003). Lighting a Dark Corner -- Disaster Recovery for Business Continuity. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 2 (1), pp. 50-60.

Books & Chapters Published

  • Wang, J., Yao, J., Peterson, R., Lee, Z. (2008). Ethical Erosion at Enron. (pp. 229-234). : Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security.
  • Peterson, R. (2007). Data Mining: Payoffs and Pitfalls. Hershey, PA: Encyclopedia of IT Curriculum Integration.
  • Peterson, R. (2007). E-Commerce. Hershey, PA: Encyclopedia of IT Curriculum Integration.
  • Wang, J., Yao, J., Peterson, R., Lee, Z. (2007). Ethical Erosion at Enron. Hershey, PA: Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security.
  • Lee, Z., Peterson, R., Chien, C., Xing, R. (2005). Factor Analysis in Data Mining. (pp. 498-502). Hershey, PA: Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining; Idea Group Reference.

Published Proceedings

  • Mamonov, S., Peterson, R. (2020). The Role of IT in Innovation at the Organizational Level – A Literature Review. : HICSS 2020 Proceedings. Refereed
  • Mamonov, S., Peterson, R. (2019). IT Impact on Innovation at the Individual and Group Level – A Literature Review. Boston, MA: Academy of Management Meeting 2019. Refereed
  • Mamonov, S., Peterson, R. (2019). IT Impact on Innovation at the Individual and Group Level – A Literature Review. : HICSS 2019. Refereed
  • Ferraro, S., Peterson, R. (2014). Reviewing the Relevance of the Management Information Systems (MIS) Curriculum: Perspectives from Alum. Nashville, TN: Society of Business Research. Refereed
  • Peterson, R., Subramanian, R. (2011). Examining "Letters to Shareholders" of Fortune 500 Companies: A Content Analysis. Singapore: Society for Global Business and Economic Development. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2011). Quality Matters: A Tale of Three Bodies. Montclair, NJ: Emerging Learning Design. Refereed
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M., Aijaz, R. (2011). An Exploratory Study: Is There Anything Good About RateMyProfessor?. Montreal: North East Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI). Refereed
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M., Aijaz, R. (2011). Comparing Traditional Student Evaluations of Faculty with RateMyProfessor. Montreal: North East Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI). Refereed
  • Wang, J., Peterson, R., Brandt, P. (2010). Our Lifestyles and the U.S. Health Care Expenditures. Morristown, NJ: NBEA 37th Anuual Meeting. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2010). The Impact of Financial IR-Responsibility on Social Responsibility. Parsippany NJ
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M. (2009). What is "Normal" Grading Among Faculty Teaching the Same Course?. Hackensack, New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Co. Inc.. Refereed
  • Malaga, R., Peterson, R., Shifrina, F. (2009). Institutional and Administrative Impediments to Developing an Online MBA Program - A Case Study. Orlando, FL: International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines. Refereed
  • Malaga, R., Peterson, R., Shifrina, F. (2008). Institutional and Administrative Impediments to Developing an Online MBA Program - A Case Study. Atlantic City, NJ: American Institute of Higher Education. Refereed
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M. (2006). Assessing Student-Faculty Ratings Over Time. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Northeast Decision Science Institute Conference. Refereed
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Chen, Q., Wang, J. (2006). DRP -- A Missed Part from the U.S. Higher Education. Cancun, Mexico: International Business and Economics Research. Refereed
  • Lin, B., Lee, Z., Peterson, R. (2005). Managerial Issues and Decision Making for Corporate Restructuring. Philadelphia, PA: 2005 American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic regional meeting.
  • Peterson, R., Berenson, M. (2005). Breaking with Tradition: Assessing the Value of a 5-Year BBA/MBA Honors Program Model Aimed at Developing Young Business Leaders. : Decision Science Institute 2005 Annual Meeting Program. Refereed
  • Peterson, R., Xing, R. (2005). Mission Critical -- Forming a Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Institute for Higher Education. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Refereed
  • Misra, R., Peterson, R. (2005). Launching a Mobile Computing Initiative in the Business School of a Public University: A Student-Centric Solution. Newport, RI: 32nd Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2005). Virtual Communities and the New Economics of Information. Seoul, Korea: 9th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development. Refereed
  • Xing, R., Peterson, R., Gil, M., Salomon, R. (2004). The Wireless Communications and the Consequent Issues. Virginia Beach, VA: AoM/IAoM Conference. Refereed
  • Flanigan, E., Peterson, R. (2004). Using a Course Management System in Business Courses: Are You Still Debating?. Guadalajara, Mexico: International Conference on Global Business Development and Economics. Refereed
  • Flanigan, E., Peterson, R. (2004). Using a Course Management System to Enhance Business Courses. Guadalajara, Mexico: International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2003). The Small IT Business,. the University, Community Partners: A Model for Synergy. : Americas Conference on Information Systems. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2000). A Symbiotic Relationship for the Development of Technology Skills: The Business Community, Social Agencies, the University, and Students of Information Technology. Beijing, China: Internatioinal Conference on Global Business & Economic Development. Refereed
  • Peterson, R. (2000). An Action Learning Approach for the Development of Technical Skills. Vancouver, BC, Canada: International Resource Management Association. Refereed
  • Mahoney, J., Peterson, R., Firoz, N., Scipione, P. (1999). Employing an Action-Learning Service Project to Help Strengthen the Cultural Fabric of a School of Business. : IBAM 7 Conference. Refereed