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Merrick School of Business

Anil Aggarwal

Anil K. Aggarwal, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Systems

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 459
Phone: 410.837.5275

  • Ph.D., University of Houston
  • M.B.A., Southern Illinois University
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology

Anil Aggarwal is a Fulbright Scholar and has published in many journals, including Decision Sciences - Journal of Innovative Education, Computers and Operations Research, Decision Sciences, Information and Management, Production and Operation Management, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, eService, International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, Journal of EUC, Transactions of DSS and many national and international professional proceedings. He has edited two books on web-based education: Web-Based Teaching: Opportunities and Challenges and Web-Based Education: Learning from Experiences and one book on cloud computing. His current research interests include collaborative systems, web-based teaching, model-based organizational systems, web-based systems and educational issues in MIS.

Intellectual Contributions


Aggarwal, A. K. (2015). NetEthics -Stakeholder's perspective.

Bento, A. M., & Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management. IGI Global Publishing.

Book Chapters

Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). A Systems Approach to Cloud Computing Services. IGI Publishig Group.

Adlakha, V. G., & Aggarwal, A. K. (2011). Analyzing functionalities of Course Management Systems. IGI-Global. 122-141.

Refereed Journal Articles

Aggarwal, A. K., Adlakha, V. G., Ross, T., & . (2012). A Hybrid Approach for Selecting a Course Management System: A Case Study. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice. 11. 283-300.

Aggarwal, A. K., Lynn, S. A., & . (2012). Using Continuous Improvement to Enhance an On-Line Course. Decision Sciences: Journal of Innovative Education. 10(1), 25-48.

Conference Proceedings

Aggarwal, A. K. (2014). Decision Making in Diverse Swift Teams: An exploratory study. HICSS. HICSS, a premier MIS Conference.

Aggarwal, A. K. (2013). Does e-Readiness affect Students Performance in a BI Course?.

Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). Functional Diversity and its Impact on Distributed Groups: An Empirical Investigation,. HICSS, a Premier International MIS Conference.

Aggarwal, A. K. (2011). Accounting Information Systems (AIS): A comparison of face-to-face and on-line Learning. National DSI.

Adlakha, V. G., & Aggarwal, A. K. (2011). Selection of a CMS: A Case Study. Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference.

Aggarwal, A. K. (2010). Learning through Role Playing. NEDSI, Decision Sciences.


Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. DSI, "Web-Based Teaching," Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore. (2013).

Aggarwal, A. K., Adlakha, V. G., & . Academy of Business Research, Fall 2011, "Challenges of Teaching Online (e-Learning)," Academy of Business Research, Atlantic City, New Jersey. (2011).

Research in Progress

"Digital Divide and e-Learning: A Case Study"

"Diversity and It's Impact on Groups: A Case Study"