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Kevin Scheibe

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

Office: 3343 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-0545


Kevin Scheibe is a Kingland Business Analytics Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at Iowa State University. His research interests include business analytics, IT privacy and security, supply chain risk, spatial decision support systems, wireless telecommunications, and IT outsourcing. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems and the Decision Sciences Institute. Dr. Scheibe has published in journals such as Decision Sciences Journal, European Journal of Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Information Privacy and Security, Communications of the ACM, and Computers in Human Behavior. He serves as an Associate Editor at Decision Sciences Journal. His teaching interests include machine learning and business analytics, decision support systems, and management information systems at both graduate and undergraduate levels. He received a PhD from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Prior to academia he spent ten years in industry as a software engineer, IT consultant, and director of operations for a real estate investment company.

Academic History

  • PhD, Business Information Technology, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003
  • MBA, Business, California State University, San Marcos, 1998
  • BS, Computer Science, Biola University, La Mirada, CA, 1991


  • Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Spatial analytics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Privacy and Security
  • Supply Chain Risk

Selected Publications

  • Zhao, K., Scheibe, K.P., Blackhurst, J., and Kumar, A. "Supply Chain Network Robustness against Disruptions: Topological Analysis, Measurement, and Optimization", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Link to Paper
  • Scheibe, K.P., and Blackhurst, J. (2018) "Supply Chain Disruption Propagation: A Systemic Risk and Normal Accident Theory Perspective", International Journal of Production Research, Link to Paper
  • Blackhurst, J., Rungtusanatham, M.J., Scheibe, K.P., and Ambulkar, S. (2018) "Supply chain vulnerability assessment: A network based visualization and clustering analysis approach", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Link to Paper
  • Scheibe, K.P., and Gupta, M. (2017) "The Effect of Socialization via Computer-Mediated Communication on the Relationship between Organizational Culture and Organizational Creativity", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 40Link to Paper
  • Jiang, Z, Scheibe, K.P., Nilakanta, S., and Qu, X. (2016) "The Economics of Public Beta Testing", Decision Sciences Journal, 48 (1):150-175. Link to Paper
  • Morrow, P.C., McElroy, J.C., and Scheibe, K.P. (2012) "Office Redesign as a Strategy for Enhancing Organizational Commitment: The Mediating Role of Perceived Work Environment", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 81 (1):99-111. Link to Paper
  • Martens, B.J. and Scheibe, K.P., Bergey, P. (2012) "Supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa: A decision support system for small-scale seed entrepreneurs", Decision Sciences Journal, 43 (5):737-759. Link to Paper
  • Morrow, P.C., McElroy, J.C., and Scheibe, K.P. (2011) "The Adverse Effects of Perceived Work Unit Incivility on Job Satisfaction and Total Quality Management", Transportation Research Part E, 47 (6):1210-1220. Link to Paper
  • Ragsdale, C.T., Scheibe, K.P., and Trick M.A. (2009) "Fashioning Fair Foursomes for the Fairways (Using a Spreadsheet-based DSS as the Driver)", Decision Support Systems, 45 (4):997-1006. Link to Paper
  • Blackhurst, J., Scheibe, K.P., and Johnson, D.J. (2008) "Supplier Risk Assessment and Monitoring for the Automotive Industry", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 38 (2):143-165. Link to Paper