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Dr. Richard Peterson


Professor | Information Management & Business Analytics | Feliciano School of Business

Email: petersonr@mail.montclair.edu

Telephone: 9736557038

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 470

Biography

Rich Peterson is a professor of management information systems in the department of Information and Operations Management at Montclair State University. For the past sixteen years he has also 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.

Areas of 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
  • MS, Psychology, 1970, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Elementary Education, Speech Communication, 1966, Edinboro State University

Refereed Publications

  • Misra R., Ravinder H., Peterson R., (2016). An Integrated Approach to Teaching of Operations Management in a Business School. Taylor & Francis Online. 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. Hershey, PA. 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. San Fransisco, California, . International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Application (IJSITA).2 (1). (pp. 1-10).
  • Subramanian R., Peterson R., (2008). Young Event Services: Lifestyle or Living?. Littleton, Colorado. Journal of Business Case Studies.4 (8). (pp. 7-18).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Lin B., Lee Z., Peterson R., (2006). An Analytical Approach for Making Management Decisions Concerning Corporate Restructuring. Chichester. 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).

Published Books

  • Wang J., Yao J., Peterson R., Lee Z., (2008). Ethical Erosion at Enron. (pp. 229-234). . Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security.
  • 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

  • Ferraro S., Peterson R., (2014). Reviewing the Relevance of the Management Information Systems (MIS) Curriculum: Perspectives from Alum. Nasdhville, 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. (pp. 720-724). 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
  • 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
  • Peterson R., Berenson M., (2006). Assessing Student-Faculty Ratings Over Time. San Juan, Puerto Rico. Northeast Decision Science Institute Conference. Refereed
  • 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
  • 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., 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
  • Peterson R., (2005). Virtual Communities and the New Economics of Information. Seoul, Korea. 9th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development. 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.
  • Xing R., Peterson R., Gil M., Salomon R., (2004). The Wireless Communications and the Consequent Issues. (pp. 279-284). 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 M. 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

Awards and Honors

  • 2009 Outstanding Emperical Research Paper, Decision Sciences Institute (2009)
    Given for "An Evaluation of Factors Regarding Students' Assessment of Faculty in a Business School
  • Service Award, International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (2009)
    In Appreciation and Recognition of Your Service as a Session Discussant for the 2009 Conference of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
    Orlando, Florida
  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi (2002)
  • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma (2001)
    National Business Faternity
  • Outstanding Service Award -- Service Learning, Montclair State University (2000)
  • George Abrams Award for Outstanding Service, Alpha Kappa Psi (1999)
  • George Abrams Award for Outstanding Service, Alpha Kappa Psi (1998)
  • Honorary Member and Advisor, Alpha Kappa Psi (1998)
    International Business Student Farernity

Research

  • Berenson, M., R. Peterson, and D. Radosevich, "Assessing SBUS Faculty Compliance with Educational Objectives of Strategic Charter" (Development of graphical display for AACSB International of faculty compliance in basic undergraduate SBUS courses with the educational objectives of the Strategic Charter) ” IN PREPARATION
  • Peterson, R., M. Berenson, and R. Misra, "An Evaluation of Factors Regarding Students' Assessment of Faculty," ” IN REVISION TO BE SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION IN Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Fall 2006
  • Peterson, R., M. Berenson, M. DeFilippis, and R. Misra, "Comparing Student Faculty Evaluations with 'Rate-a-Professor' Ratings and Competing Services" (An evaluation of different student perceptions of faculty teaching behavior) ” IN PREPARATION.
  • Peterson, R., Malaga, R. (2007). Blackboard from Chalk to Bits: Assessing the Rollout of a Course Management System. Prepared for Presentation at Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks
  • Radosevich, D., M. Allyn, M. Berenson, K. Hollister, N. Koppel, R. Misra, and R. Peterson, "Teaching Methods and Teaching Ratings" (A study of what factors truly impact on excellence in teaching) ” IN PREPARATION.