College of Business
Department of Business Administration
COB

Dr. Chittibabu Govindarajulu, Associate Professor/Associate Dean

EMail & Phone Number

Chitti@desu.edu
1-302-857-6931/6933/6936

Office Hours & Location

BoA 210

Monday to Friday: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Educational Qualifications

B.E (Mechanical Engineering), Anna University, Chennai, India. (1981-85)
M.B.A., PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. (1986-88)
Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS. USA. (1992-96)

Short Bio

Dr. Govindarajulu is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems with over 10 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and at the graduate level. His primary teaching interests Windows and Web programming. Dr. Govindarajulu has published over dozen articles in refereed research journals. Previously, Dr. Govindarajulu taught at Drexel and Rutgers universities for several years.

Dr. Govindarajulu is currently serving as the Chair of the Business Administration department and as Associate Dean for Research & Analytics in the College of Business.

Courses

I teach MIS & MBA Operations Analysis Management courses.

Recent Publications

1. C. Govindarajulu and B. Arinze, "An Instrument to Classify End Users" Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (Forthcoming Spring 2008)

2. S. Lippert and C. Govindarajulu, "Technological, Organizational, and Environmental Antecedents to Web Services Adoption" Communications of the IIMA. 2006. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 146-158.

Refereed Journal Publications

1. C. Govindarajulu and B. Arinze, "An Instrument to Classify End Users" Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (Forthcoming Spring 2008)

2. S. Lippert and C. Govindarajulu, "Technological, Organizational, and Environmental Antecedents to Web Services Adoption" Communications of the IIMA. 2006. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 146-158.

3. C. Govindarajulu "End Users: Who Are They?" Communications of the ACM (VE). 2003. Vol. 46, No. 9, pp. 152-159.

4. C. Govindarajulu "The Status of Help Desk Support: A Survey" Communications of the ACM. 2002. Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 97-100.

5. D. Gefen and C. Govindarajulu, "ERP Customer Loyalty: An Exploratory Investigation into the Importance of a Trusting Relationship" Journal of Information Technology Theory & Application. 2001. Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-10.

6. C. Govindarajulu, B.J. Reithel, and V. Sethi "A Model of User-Intentions and Attitudes toward the Sources of Support," Information & Management. 2000. Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 77-86.

7. C. Govindarajulu, and J. Chin "End User Cube: An Empirical Investigation," IBS Computing Quarterly, 1998. Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 46-53.

8. C. Govindarajulu, M. Aiken and W. Li "A Group Decision Support System Idea Consolidation Tool," Journal of International Information Management, 1998. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 63-71.

9. C. Govindarajulu, and B. J. Reithel "Beyond the Information Center: An Instrument to Measure End-User Computing Support from Multiple Sources," Information and Management. 1998. Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 241-250.

10. C. Govindarajulu, and S. Conlon "Simple Natural Language Interface for End User Query Processing," IBS Computing Quarterly. 1996. Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 25-30.

11. M. Aiken, C. Govindarajulu, and D. Horgan "Using a Group Decision Support System for School- Based Decision Making," Education , Vol. 115, No. 3, Spring 1995, pp. 420-425.

12. M. Aiken, J. Krosp, C. Govindarajulu, M. Vanjani, and R. Sexton "A Neural Network for Predicting Total Industrial Production," Journal of End-User Computing. 1995. Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 19-23.

13. M. Aiken and C. Govindarajulu "Knowledge-Based Information Retrieval for Group Decision Support Systems," Journal of Database Management. 1994. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 31-35.

14. M. Aiken, M. Vanjani, J. Martin, C. Young, and C. Govindarajulu "Experiences with a Bilingual Group Decision Support System," IBS Computing Quarterly. 1994. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 4-9.

Conference Presentation/Proceedings

1. S. Lippert and C. Govindarajulu, "Technological, Organizational, and Environmental Antecedents to Web Services Adoption" IIMA Conf., New Rochelle, Oct 2006.

2. C. Govindarajulu, “A Web Service for MIS Research” DSI Conf., San Francisco, Nov 2005

3. C. Govindarajulu and M. Anandarajan “End-user Computing Support: An Exploratory Study” DSI Conference, Boston, Nov 2004

4. V. Sethi, C. Govindarajulu, R. King, and M. Eakin "The Use of Fuzzy Clustering to Examine End-User Segmentation" ICIS Conference, Barcelona, Spain Dec 2002

5. B. Arinze and C. Govindarajulu "A Contingency Model for the Effective Deployment and Use of Business Intelligence Solutions" Decision Sciences Conference, San Diego 2002

6. C. Govindarajulu and S. Lippert "End-User Computing (EUC) Support: An Exploratory Study Investigating End User Types- Support Categories and Support Sources" Informing Sciences Conference 2002, Cork, Ireland June 2002

7. C. Govindarajulu, "EU Classification: A Classification Instrument Based on Cotterman and Kumar’s User Cube" Informing Sciences Conference 2002, Cork, Ireland June 2002

8. C. Govindarajulu, "End-User Types and End-User Support: A Study" IRMA Conference, Anchorage, AK May 2000

9. V. Sethi, V. Sethi, D. Meinert, and C. Govindarajulu "An Examination of Success Factors for SAP Implementation" AIS conference, 1999

10. C. Govindarajulu "A Model of End-User Attitudes Toward the Sources of Support," DSI Conference, Las Vegas, NV November 1998

11. V. Sethi, D. Mienert, C. Govindarajulu, and V. Sethi "The Moderating Role of Information Technology on the Relationship between Competitive Intensity and Centralization of Multinational Firms" AIS Conference, Baltimore 1998

12. C. Govindarajulu "The Status of End-User Computing Support: An Empirical Study," IRMA Conference, Boston, MA 1998

13. C. Govindarajulu and R.M. Crews "End-User Computing Support and User Attitude: An Empirical Study," DSI Conference, San Diego, CA 1997

14. C. Govindarajulu and L. Rydl "Operationalization of the User Cube," Southwest DSI Conference proceedings, New Orleans, LA 1997

15. M. Aiken, L. Motiwalla, and C. Govindarajulu "Forecasting Stock Returns with a Neural Network," 1996 Northeast DSI Conference Proceedings

16. C. Govindarajulu "End-User Computing Support: Status and Directions," 1996 Southwest DSI Conference Proceedings, San Antonio, TX (This paper received the Student Paper Award)

17. E. Nyshadam, and C. Govindarajulu "Methodological Problems in Estimating the Hedonic Price Function of PCs," 1995 National DSI Conference Proceedings, Boston, MA

18. C. Govindarajulu "Spread of End-User Computing: A Diffusion Approach," First Southern MIS Association Conference Proceedings (1994), Gulfport, MS

Books/Book Chapters

Advanced Visual Basic.NET: Programming Web and Desktop Applications in ADO.NET and ASP.NET, David Gefen and Chittibabu Govindarajulu, Prentice Hall, ISBN-13: 9780130893673.

Industry Experience

1990 - 1992
Deputy Contracts Officer - Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP), Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL)....


Awards/Scholarships/Grants

Several PA state and one NSF grant.