Dr. Munir Mandviwalla is Associate Professor and founding chair of Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. He is also the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Dr. Mandviwalla has published articles on collaborative systems, social media, virtual teams, software training, peer review, globalization, and universal access and use. His most recent work includes studies of social media in politics, social media strategy, and broadband policy. He is currently working on applying and studying the use of social media on higher education using complex adaptive systems theory.
His publications have appeared (or are scheduled to appear) in Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal for the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), MIS Quarterly Executive, ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Decision Support Systems, Small Group Research, Communications of the ACM (CACM), Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Public Administration Review, and Information Systems Journal.
His work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), SIM Advanced Practices Council, Bell Atlantic, IBM, Microsoft Corporation, CIGNA Corporation, Advanta Corporation, Lotus Development Corporation, and Lilly Endowment, Inc. In 2000, IBM selected him for their Faculty Partnership Award in recognition for contributions to E-Business teaching and research. In 2002, The Claremont Graduate University recognized him with their Alumni Hall of Fame award.