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Abhay N Mishra

Title: Kingland Systems Business Analytics Faculty Fellow / Associate Professor
Department: Information Systems and Business Analytics
Office: 3135 Gerdin

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Dr. Mishra is Associate Professor and endowed Kingland Systems Business Analytics Faculty Fellow 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, his M.B.A. from XLRI Jamshedpur, India, and his B.Tech from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India.

Dr. Mishra’s research interests and expertise included healthcare IT, sharing economy, IT and labor, crowdfunding, IT use and business value, and AI, decision-making, and work. He has published extensively on these topics in premier journals and conferences in information systems, business analytics, operations management and healthcare. He has collaborated extensively with prestigious organizations and researchers worldwide. His research has impacted practices in public-sector organizations, private corporations, and not-for-proft organizations in such sectors as long-term care, hospitals, blood donation, pharmaceuticals, consumer durables, and financial services. His research has been referenced in Yahoo! Finance, CNBC, Business Wire, Insurance News Net, Healthcare Financial Management Association, phys.org, Sciencedaily, Iowa State News, Iowa State VP Research, and others. His papers have received best paper awards at conferences and he has received performance-based research awards and grants.

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 and mentorship awards at Iowa State University, Georgia State University, and Carnegie Mellon University. He has developed a number of courses at the doctoral and master's levels. He has worked with master's students to deliver industry-sponsored projects. He has helped design and restructure curricula at the doctoral and master's levels. He has served as an advisor for undergraduate honors students. He enjoys mentoring students at every level.

Dr. Mishra is serving as an Associate Editor at Information Systems Research since January 2023. He served as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly, and was on the editorial board of the Journal of the Association of Information Systems during 2016-2020. He has provided significant institutional service related to graduate program creation, curriculum restructuring, and industry outreach.

Academic Work Experience

Associate Professor
Iowa State University
2018 -


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


Outstanding Achievement in Research Award Nomination 2022
AIS Distinguished Member 2021
Teaching Innovation Award (Iowa State University) 2020
Kingland Faculty Fellow in Business Analytics (Iowa State University) 2019
Competitive Summer Research Grant (Georgia State University); 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 2018
Top Professor Award (Georgia State University) 2016
Technology Fee Award (Georgia State University) 2013
Outstanding Mentor and Role Model Award by The Panhellenic Association (Carnegie Mellon University) 2007
Software Technology Initiative Grant (University of Maryland) 2004
David Bruton Jr. Fellowship (University of Texas) 2001
Eugene and Dora Bonham research grant (University of Texas) 2000

Selected Publications

  • Kendziorra, J., Witte, A. K., Winkler, T. J., Tong, Y., Kwon, J., & Mishra, A. N. (2023) "The Quest for National Digital Agility: Digital Responses to Covid-19 in Five Countries", Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), 53 (1):767-795. Link to Paper
  • Söllner, M., A. N. Mishra, J-M. Becker, J. M. Leimeister. (forthcoming) "Use IT again? Dynamic roles of habit, intention and their interaction on continued system use by individuals in utilitarian, volitional contexts.", European Journal of Information Systems, 33 (1):80-96. Link to Paper
  • Weinmann, M., Mishra, A. N., Kaiser, L. F., & vom Brocke, J. (2023) "The Attraction Effect in Crowdfunding", Information Systems Research, 34 (3)Link to Paper
  • Montanera, D., A. N. Mishra, T. S. Raghu. (2021) "Mitigating risk selection in health care entitlement programs: A beneficiary-level competitive bidding approach.", Information Systems Research, 25 (4):394-415. Link to Paper
  • Mishra, A. N., Y. Tao, M. Keil, J. (Cath) Oh. (2022) "Functional IT complementarity and hospital performance in the United States: A longitudinal investigation.", Information Systems Research, (accepted August 2021); 33 (1):55-75. Link to Paper
  • Tao, Y., A. N. Mishra, K. Masyn, M. Keil. (2022) "Addressing change trajectories and reciprocal relationships: A longitudinal method for information systems research", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 50 (1):22. Link to Paper
  • Burton-Jones, A., M-K. Stein, A. N. Mishra. (2018) "IS use. Research Curation for MIS Quarterly.", Link to Paper
  • Singh, R., L. Mathiassen, A. N. Mishra. (2015) "Organizational path constitution in technological innovation: Evidence from rural telehealth.", MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems, 39 (3):643-665. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper
  • 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.", 21 (6):1045-1052. Link to Paper
  • Bhargava, H., A. N. Mishra. (2014) "Electronic medical records and physician productivity: Evidence from panel data analysis.", Management Science, 60 (10):2543-2562. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper
  • 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. Link to Paper