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Merrick School of Business

Rajesh Mirani

Rajesh Mirani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 458
Phone: 410.837.5261
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  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology

Rajesh Mirani is Associate Professor of information systems. His research interests and projects generally revolve around aligning information systems with business goals. He is presently investigating inter-organizational mechanisms that enable IS/IT offshoring clients to effectively manage their geographically distant vendors. His research papers have been published in highly regarded journals such as Decision Sciences, Information & Management, Journal of MIS, and MIS Quarterly. Dr. Mirani has often represented the Merrick School and the University of Baltimore on technology-related committees and boards, at conferences and seminars, and other such events. He has also served as President of the Merrick School Faculty Senate.

Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Mirani, R. (2010). Client-Vendor Relationships in Offshore Applications Development: An Evolutionary Framework. IGI Global. 518-533.

Refereed Journal Articles

Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2014). The Medicare Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program: First Year Adoption Response from Inpatient Hospitals. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce/Taylor & Francis. 24(4), 388-401.

Mirani, R. (2014). In Pursuit of Institutional Legitimation: Structuration of an Offshoring Decision. Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research/Taylor & Francis. 16(2), 70-90.

Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2013). Business Benefits or Incentive Maximization? Impacts of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program at Acute Care Hospitals. ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. 4(4), 20-38.

Mirani, R. (2013). A Case Study of Morphogenetic Change in Longitudinal Offshoring. International Journal of Information Management. 33(4), 663-673.

Conference Proceedings

Mirani, R., & Harpalani, A. D. (2013). The Medicare/Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program: Response from Acute Care Hospitals. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD).

Laric, M. V., Pitta, D. A., & Mirani, R. (2009). President Obama’s Drive to Digitize Individuals’ Health Records: Issues and Opportunities. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Research in Progress

"An Empirical Assessment of Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts as Effective Marketing Information Literacy Tools." (Writing Results)

"Effectiveness of Federal Government IT Projects." (On-Going)