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Abhay N Mishra

Title: Kingland Faculty Fellow in Business Analytics / Associate Professor
Department: Information Systems and Business Analytics

Office: 3135 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-6231


Dr. Mishra is Associate Professor and Kingland Faculty Fellow in Business Analytics at the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.

Abhay’s research has focused on the application of digital innovations and analytics on organizations and individuals. In recent years, Abhay’s research interests have included business analytics, healthcare IT, sharing economy, IT and labor, crowdfunding, IT and business processes, and blockchains. He is very interested in the application of data science tools in healthcare, agriculture, financial services, logistics and manufacturing industries. His research has been referenced in Yahoo! Finance, CNBC, Business Wire, Insurance News Net, Healthcare Financial Management Association and others.

Abhay’s research has been published in premier information systems, operations management and healthcare journals. He enjoys working on challenging problems that have rigorous academic and compelling pragmatic components. He seeks out opportunities to work with smart researchers worldwide.

Dr. Mishra has taught a variety of information systems, health care, analytics and operations management courses to undergraduate, MBA, MSA, MHA, doctoral, and Executive MBA students. He has received teaching awards from students at Georgia State University and Carnegie Mellon University.

Abhay serves as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of the Association of Information Systems.

Academic History

  • PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003
  • MBA, Xavier Labor Relations Institute, Jamshedpur, India, 1996
  • B. Tech, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India, 1993

Academic Work Experience

Associate Professor
Iowa State University
2018 -


  • Business Analytics, Data Science and Applications
  • Health Information Technology and Applications
  • Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing
  • Sharing Economy and Social Media
  • IT and the Future of Work
  • IT Capabilities and Strategy
  • Digital Innovations, Operational and Strategic Transformations and Organizational Performance
  • IT Use and Business Value


Kingland Faculty Fellow in Business Analytics 2019

Selected Publications

  • Singh, R., L. Mathiassen, A. N. Mishra (2015) "Organizational path constitution in technological innovation: Evidence from rural telehealth", MIS Quarterly, 39 (3):643-665.
  • Yu, S., A. N. Mishra, A. Gopal, S. Slaughter, T. Mukhopadhyay (2015) "E-procurement infusion and operational process impacts in MRO procurement: Complementary or substitutive effects?", Production and Operations Management, 24 (7):1054-1070.
  • Mishra, A. N., P. Ketsche, J. Marton, A. Snyder, S. McLaren (2014) "Examining the potential of information technology to improve public insurance application processes: Enrollee assessments from a concurrent mixed method analysis", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21 (6):1045-1052.
  • Bhargava, H., A. N. Mishra (2014) "Electronic medical records and physician productivity: Evidence from panel data analysis", Management Science, 60 (10):2543-2562.
  • Mishra, A. N., S. Devaraj, G. Vaidyanathan (2013) "Capability hierarchy in electronic procurement and procurement process performance: An empirical analysis", Journal of Operations Management, 31 (6):376-390.
  • Devaraj, S., G. Vaidyanathan, A. N. Mishra (2012) "Effect of purchase volume flexibility and purchase mix flexibility on e-procurement performance: An analysis of two perspectives", Journal of Operations Management, 30 (7-8):509-520.
  • Mishra, A. N., C. Anderson, C. M. Angst, R. Agarwal (2012) "Electronic health records assimilation and physician identity evolution: An identity theory perspective", Information Systems Research, 23 (3, Part 1 of 2):738-760.
  • Mishra, A. N., R. Agarwal (2010) "Technological frames, organizational capabilities, and IT use: An empirical investigation of electronic procurement", Information Systems Research, 21 (2):249-270.
  • Mishra, A. N., P. Konana, A. Barua (2007) "Antecedents and consequences of Internet use in procurement: An empirical investigation of U.S. manufacturing firms", Information Systems Research, 18 (1):103-120.