Ronald Ramiraz
Associate Dean of Programs • Faculty Director for Professional MBA Program • Associate Professor • Undergraduate Programs
Dean's Office • Information Systems • Professional MBA Program • Undergraduate Programs

Office 6000B


PhD Management and Information Systems, University of California, Irvine
MBA Finance and Marketing, University of Southern California
BS Electrical Engineering, California State University, Fresno

Publications and presentations

Alshare, M., Gregg, D., and Ramirez, R.(2017). Virtual Team Effectiveness: The Role of Knowledge Sharing and Trust. Information & Management.

Yeh, S. and Ramirez, R.(2017) Service Innovation for Knowledge Intensive Services in the Digital Age: A Framework. Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston, MA.

Guzik, K., Sesay, A., Ramirez, R., and Oh, O. (2017). Envisioning Police Accountability: Officer Accounts of the Impacts of Body Worn Cameras (BWCs) on the Practice, Organization, and System of Policing.

Sesay, A., Ramirez, R., Oh, O (2017). Digital Transformation in Police Work: A Sociomaterial Perspective on Police Body Worn Cameras (BWC). Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, HI.

Sesay, A., Ramirez, R., and Oh, O (2016). Understanding Sociomateriality through the Lens of Assemblage Theory: Examples from Police Body-Worn Cameras. International Conference on Information Systems, Dublin, Ireland

Sesay, A. and Ramirez, R. (2016). Theorizing the IT Governance Role in IT Sourcing Research. Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Diego, CA.

Rush, D., Melville, N., Ramirez, R., and Kobelsky, K. (2015). Enterprise Information Systems Capability and GHG Pollution Emissions Reductions. International Conference in Information Systems (ICIS), Forth Worth, TX.

Tallon, P., Ramirez, R., and Short, J. (2014). The Information Artifact in IT Governance: A Multi-Case Study Approach to the Development of a Theory of Information Governance. Journal of Management Information Systems, 30 (3), Winter, pp. 141-177.

Melville, N., Saldanha, T., Ramirez, R., and Richardson, V. (2013). Information Systems for Collaborating Versus Transacting: Impact on Plant Performance in the Presence of Demand Volatility. Journal of Operations Management, 31 (6), pp. 313-329.

Kleis, L., Chwelos, P., Ramirez, R., and Cockburn, I. (2012). Information Technology and Intangible Output: The Impact of IT Investment on Innovation Productivity. Information Systems Research, 21 (2), pp. 392-408.

Chwelos, P., Ramirez, R., Kraemer K., and Melville, N. (2010). Research Note-Does Technological Progress Alter the Nature of Information Technology as a Production Input? New Evidence and New Results. Information Systems Research, 21 (2), pp. 392-408.

Ramirez, R., Melville, N., and Lawler, E. (2010). Information Technology, Infrastructure, Organizational Process Redesign, and Business Value: An Empirical Analysis. Decision Support Systems, 49 (4), pp. 417–429.

Melville, N. and Ramirez, R. (2008). Information Technology Innovation Diffusion: An Information Requirements Paradigm. Information Systems Journal, 18 (3), pp. 247-273.


National Science Foundation Award # 1734632. Collaborative Research: Police Department as Organizational Machine: Effects of Body Worn Cameras on the Work Dynamics and Performance of U.S. Police Departments, with Dr. Onook oh and Dr. Keith Guzik. Social and Economic Sciences (SES), September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2020 (estimated).

National Science Foundation Award # 1656239. Doctoral Dissertation Research: A Sociological Study of the Use of Body Worn Cameras in Police Departments in Colorado, with Abdul Sesay. Social and Economic Sciences (SES), February 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018 (estimated).