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Somendra Pant

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Associate Professor
Operations & Information Systems

366 Bertrand H. Snell Hall
Clarkson University
PO Box 5790
Potsdam, NY 13699-5790

Phone: 315-268-7728

Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research/Teaching Interests
Web-based information systems and strategic planning for business uses of the Internet. Special interest in Web-based distance education, enterprise resources planning (ERP), and enterprise information integration. Teaching includes courses in the areas of management information systems and computer networks. 

Courses Taught
    * IS428 — e-Business and Information Systems
    * IS628 — Management of e-Business Information Systems
    * IS605/606 — Information Systems

Recent Publications

Pant, S. and Lado, A., "Strategic Business Process Offshoring and Competitive Advantage: Role of Strategic Intent and Absorptive Capacity," Journal of Information Science and Technology (forthcoming)

T. Ravichandran, Pant, S., and, Chatterjee, D., Impact of Industry Structure on the Structure of B2B Vertical Hubs, Journal of IEEE Transactions on Engineering and Management, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2007, pp. 506-521 (Awarded 'Honorable Mention' for all the papers published in the journal in 2007)

Joshi, K., and Pant, S. Development of a Framework to Assess and Guide IT Investments: An Analysis Based on a Discretionary - Mandatory Classification, International Journal of Information Management,   Vol 28, No. 3, 2007, pp 181-193.

Mahmoodi, F., Wasserman, M. E, and Pant, S., Supply chain management program at Clarkson University: a systems approach, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2006.

Mahmoodi, F., Wasserman, M. E, and Pant, S., Evolution of supply chain management education in North America, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2006.

Sethi, R., Pant, S., and Sethi, A., Web-based Product Development Systems Integration and New Product Outcomes: A Conceptual Framework, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2003.

Pant, S., Sethi, R., and Bhandari, M. Making Sense of the Supply Chain Landscape: An Implementation Framework, International Journal of Information Management, Volume 20, April 2003.

Pant, S., Sim, H. T., and Hsu, C., Developing a Web Information Systems Plan: The Case of Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd, Information and Management, Vol. 38, No. 6, July 2001.

Pant, S. and T. Ravichandran., A Framework for Information Systems Planning for E-business, Logistics Information Management Journal, Volume 14, No. 1/2, 2001