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Professor Monideepa Tarafdar


Monideepa Tarafdar

Lancaster University

The Management School



Tel: +44 1524 594364

PhD supervision

Topics include design and use of IT in the context of: organizational and societal innovation, organizational and individual well-being, human-machine collaboration/artificial intelligence, dark side of IT use (e.g. technostress, technology addiction), digital health, healhcare IT, IT in emerging/developing economies, IT in social movements and in socially or economically disconnected populations, IT in supply chain and operations management.

Research Interests

Within the ambit of how information technologies (IT) and systems impact individuals and collectives, I study, teach and publish in two tracks. The Information Systems track includes maladaptive (e.g. technostress) uses of IT and their individual and organizational consequences, human-algorithm collaboration/artifical intelligence, technology-enabled business innovation and business strategy, healthcareIT and digital health, and impacts of technology in under-developed or disconnected economic and social contexts. The Operations Management track includes application and use of IT in supply chain management and healthcare operations.

Contexts of study include healthcare delivery environments, boundary spanning roles, manufacturing and excluded communities. Methodological approaches include positivist and interpretive, and data analysis techniques used include statistical/survey and qualitative.

Career Details

My doctoral degree is from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. I joined Lancaster University in 2013. From 2003 to 2013, I was Asst /Assoc (tenured)/Full (tenured) professor at the University of Toledo, US.  I have an undergraduate degree in Science and a graduate degree in telecommunications/electronics Engineering. Prior to my academic career, I worked as product engineer in the telecommuncations equipment manufacturing sector

External Roles

My external appointments/fellowships inlclude Visiting Scholar/Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan CISR (since 2016), Lever Hulme Research Fellow, UK (2017-2018), and Visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (since 2007). I serve as Senior Editor at Information Systems Journal, as Associate Editor at Information Systems Research, and as Editorial Review Board Member at Journal of the AIS and Journal of Strategic Information Systems.

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