Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1989; MBA, Indian Institute of Management, 1979; Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1977
Knowledge management capability assessment, decision-making support for knowledge intensive business processes, application of knowledge based systems
Freeze and Kulkarni, "Analysis of Knowledge Management Capability and Influence on Organizational Outcomes," manuscript under review with Information Systems Research.
Ipe and Kulkarni, "Decision Support for Knowledge Intensive Business Processes."
Schymik, Freeze, and Kulkarni, “A socio-technical perspective on Influence of Knowledge Management Systems on Task and Process Effectiveness,”
Arizona State University: 1988-present. Previous Appointments: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Teaching Excellence Awards: W. P. Carey Graduate Teaching Excellence Award, 1996; School of Accountancy Teaching Award, 1997; Decision and Information Systems Department Teaching Award, 1995; Outstanding Faculty Award, MBA IS Track, 1996
Vice Chair AIS SIG on Decision Support Systems (SIGDSS)
Associate Editor, International Journal of Knowledge Management (three-year term 2005--10)
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Vice President of Research and Development, eComplete Solutions Inc., 2000-2001; Finance/Corporate Planning Executive, Asian Paints (India) Ltd., Bombay, 1981-1984; Finance Executive, Crompton Greaves Ltd., Bombay, 1979-1981
Supyuenyong, Islam,and Kulkarni, "Influence of SME Characteristics on Knowledge Management Processes: Case Studies of Enterprise Resource Planning Service Providers," Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009, pp. 63-80.
Freeze and Kulkarni, "Knowledge Management Capability Assessment: Validating Distinct Knowledge Assets" International Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2008, pp. 40-61.
Freeze and Kulkarni, "Knowledge Management Capability: Defining Knowledge Assets," Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 11, No 6, 2007, pp. 94-109.
Kulkarni, Ravindran, and Freeze, "A Knowledge Management Success Model: Theoretical Development and Empirical Validation," Journal of Management Information Systems. Vol. 23, No. 3, Winter 2007, 309-347.
Rothenberger, Dooley, Kulkarni and Nada, "Strategies for Software Reuse: A Principle Component Analysis of Reuse Practices," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 9, September 2003, 825-837.
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CIS 512 - Intelligent Dec Sys/Knowl Mgmt
Definition, description, construction, and evaluation of computer-based decision systems.
CIS 515 - Business Analytics Strategy
Evaluating, strategically aligning, planning for and directing investments in and governance of processes for continuous renewal of analytics deployments in business.