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Information Science & Systems

Ganesh Bhatt

Dr. Ganesh Bhatt

Professor, Information Science & Systems

Office: GSBM 504
Phone: 443-885-3640


Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
M.B.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Management, 1991

Dr. Ganesh Bhatt is a professor in the Department of Information Systems at Morgan State University. His research draws from the evolutionary and the capability based theories of the firm. In addition, my research integrates technological change, entrepreneurship, innovation, and knowledge creation and its management.

Research Interests
Information systems (IS) strategy; IS competencies; Knowledge management; Technological change and economic development

Recent Publications:

Bhatt, G., Wang, Z. & Rodger, J. 2017. Information systems capabilities and their effects on competitive advantages: a study of Chinese companies. Information Resource Management Journal, 30(3): 41-57.

Karanja, E. & Bhatt, G. D. 2015. The role of IT investments in Fostering Firm Innovations: An Empirical Study. Journal of Business and Management, 20 (2), 25-50.

Patel, S., Bhatt, G., & Emdad, A. 2014. Development of simulation: A student's learning
approach. american journal of information technology, 4 (1), 33-49.

Bhatt, G., Pankaj, P., & Rodger, J. A. 2014. Managing Knowledge in Shared Spaces.
Intelligent Information Technology, 6, 240-247.

Bhatt, G., Emdad, A., Roberts, N., & Grover, V. 201 0. Building and leveraging information in dynamic environments: The role of IT infrastructure flexibility as enabler of organizational responsiveness and competitive advantage. Information & management147 (7): 341-349.

Bhatt, G. D., & Emdad, A. F. 2010. An empirical examination of the relationship between information technology (IT) infrastructure, customer focus, and business advantages. Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 12(1): 4-16.

Bhatt, G. & Karanja, E. (2015). Who should the chief information security officer be reporting to? AMCIS.
Rodger, J. & Bhatt, G. (2014). Organizational Learning and Information Systems Competence. AMCIS.
Patel, S. & Bhatt, G. (2014). Simulating the Transmission of Epidemics through Complex Systems: A Classic Model. Global Conference on Business and Finance.
Bhatt, G. & Patel, S. (2012). An examination of complex systems through simulation. Decision Science.
Karanja, E., Bhatt, G., & Ahmed, A. (in press, 2011). An empirical investigation of the relationship between firm information technology investment and innovation. AMCIS.
Bhatt, G. & Karanja, E. (in press, 2011). The dialectical relationship between exploration and exploitation. National Decision Sciences Institute.
Karanja, E. & Bhatt, G. (in press, 2010). The mediating effect of innovation on IS investment and Firm Performance. Decision Sciences National Conference.
Bhatt, G. & Emdad, A. (in press, 2009). An empirical examination of the relationship between IT infrastructure, customer focus, and business advantages. AMCIS.
Bhatt, G. & Patel, S. (2007). Examining the effect of information systems competencies in creating business advantages. Decision Sciences Institute.
Lucas, L. & Bhatt, G. (2006). The Relevance of Shared Space in Knowledge Utilization and Protection. ISOneWorld Conference, 1-28.
Coverdale, T. & Bhatt, G. (2003). Knowledge management process: A human-centered approach. Decision Sciences Conference, Washington DC, District of Columbia.
Bhatt, G. & Gibson, S. (2002). Development of multimedia technology at Morgan State University. ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bhatt, G. (2001). Building a customer-focused internet site. Association for Information Systems: Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts.
Bhatt, G. & Arya, A. (2001). Toward a better understanding of e-commerce: Exploring the effects of digitization and touch. National Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, California.
Zaveri, J., Bhatt, G., & Emdad, A. (2000). Roles of decision support systems in enhancing organizational learning. National Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, Florida.