Dr. Kirk Arnett

Professor of Information Systems (Emeritus)

office:  302N McCool Hall
office phone:  
department phone:  (662) 325-3928
fax number:  (662) 325-8651

mailing address:   Management & Information Systems Department
P.O. Box 9581
Mississippi State, MS 39762

e-mail:  kpa1@msstate.edu
personal web page:  http://isprof.com
related web page:  http://misweb.cbi.msstate.edu/~COBI/faculty/users/karnett/files/KirkArnett_JayLeno_LoRes.rm



Academic History
YearDegreeMajor AreaInstitution
1984D.B.A.Business Information SystemsMississippi State University
1974M.B.A.BusinessMississippi State University
1968B.B.A.Business Statistics & Data ProcessingMississippi State University



Courses Taught
Course
Code
Course DescriptionCourse web siteSyllabusOnline Grades
SPC 9001Case writing  Click here.
BIS 4763E-Commerce Seminar   
BIS 3753Business Database SystemsClick here.Spring 2008Click here.
BIS 8313Advanced Database Design AdministrationClick here.Spring 2008Click here.
BIS 4113BIS Security ManagementClick here. Click here.
BIS 3233Management Information SystemsClick here.  



Work Experience
YearDescription
 25 Years as an academic -- MSU Mississippi State, MS, Catholic University-Daegu Korea; University of Alabama Birmingham
 Manager Computer Information Systems, MSU
 Member of Technical Staff, Computer Sciences Corporation, Huntsville, AL
 Computer Programmer, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS



Journal Articles
YearDescription
2011Kim, Sung Eon & Arnett, Kirk P. "Exploring Satisfaction with the Portal%92s %93Cs%94: Assessing U.S. and Korean Preferences" accepted for publication in Internet Research, September 2011.
2009Arnett, K.P., Templeton, G.F. and Vance, D. "Information security by words alone: The case for strong privacy policies," (2009) International Journal of Information Security & Privacy.
2008Schmidt, Mark, Chen, Jim, Phan, Dien, and Arnett, Kirk (2009). Security Perceptions of E-Commerce Users. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Internet Commerce, (9:1).
2008 Chen, JQ, Schmidt, MB Phan, D and Arnett, KP. "E-commerce Security Threats: Awareness, Trust, and Practice" International Journal of Information Systems & Change Management. Vol. 3, No. 1 (2008) pp. 16 - 32.
2008Schmidt, Mark B.; Allen C. Johnston; Kirk P. Arnett; Jim Q.Chen, and Li Suicheng. "Cross-Cultural Comparison of U.S. and Chinese Computer Security Awareness," Journal of Global Information Management. ITJ4087. Vol 16 #2, pp. 91-103.
2007Arnett, Kirk P.; Mark B. Schmidt; Allen C. Johnston; Jongki Kim, and Hajin Hwang. "Rootkits and What we Know: Assessing US and Korean Knowledge and Perceptions." International Journal of Information Security & Privacy 1(4), October-December 2007, 75-86.
2007Litecky, CR, Prabhakar, B & Arnett, KP "The Size of the IT Job Market: The 1990s vs. the 2000s" forthcoming Communications of the ACM. vol. 51#4, April 2008.
2007Johnston, Allen, Schmidt, MB, and Arnett, KP. "Getting to the Root of the Problem."Journal of Internet Commerce Vol 6 #1, 2007 pp. 1-12.
2008Arnett, KP. Journal of Information Systems Security. Review for "Principles of Information Systems Security" by Gurpreet Dhillon. Vol. 4 #2, 2008.
2006Schmidt, MB., Johnston, AC, and Arnett, KP. " An Empirical Assesssment of Roootkit Perceptions." Business Research Yearbook, Vol. 13, 2006, pp. 153-158.
2006Arnett, Kirk P. "Reviving Linkage Analysis for Disaster Recovery Planning." International Journal of Electronics & Computer Systems. Vol. 8, #2, December 2006, pp. 15-21.
2006Templeton, Gary and Arnett, Kirk. "Forming an Adaptive Network for Doctoral Student Success" Decision Line, Vol. 37 No. 3, May 2006.
2005Arnett, KP. "Soft Systems are Ubiquitous -- Defenses are Rare: A Case for Contingent Outsourcing of Patch Management." Journal of Information Systems, Special Edition Vol. 14, December 2005, pp 23-30,
2005Arnett, KP & Schmidt, MB. (2005) "Busting the Ghost in the Machine." Communications of the ACM, vol. 48 no. 8. August, 2005. pp. 92-95.
2005Schmidt, MB & Arnett, KP. (2005) "Spyware: A Little Knowledge is a Wonderful Thing." Comunications of the ACM, vol. 48 no. 8. August, 2005. pp. 67-70.
2005Prabhakar, Bipin, Litecky, Charles R. & Arnett, Kirk (2005) "IT Skills in a Tough Job Market.", Communications of the ACM, vol. 48, no. 10. October 2005 pp. 91-94.
2004Arnett, KP, Johnston, Allen, and Schmidt, MB. "Wireless Networks in Small Town Mississippi." Mississippi Business Journal. May 18, 2004.
2004Arnett, KP. "Assessing Information Security: A Language Analysis." SANS Institute, http://www.giac.org/certified_professionals/practicals/gsec/3677.php, March 2004.
2004Arnett, KP, Litecky, CR, and Prabhakar, B. "The Paradox of Soft versus Hard Skills in IT Hiring Decisions," The Journal of Computer Information Systems, Fall 2004, With Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
2002"Raising a Red Flag on Global WWW Privacy Policies." The Journal of Computer Information Systems, Fall 2002 (Vol 43 No. 1), pp. 117-127, with Chang Liu.
2002"An Examination of Privacy Policies in Fortune 500 Web Sites." MidAmerican Journal of Business, (Vol. 17 No.1) Spring 2002, pp. 13-22. With Chang Liu.
2001%93Key Dimensions of Web Site Design Quality as related to Customer Response,%94 Journal of Computer Information Systems.%94 (Vol. 42, No. 1) Fall, 2001, pp. 70-82. With Chang Liu, Lou Capella and Ronald D. Taylor.
2000"Exploring the Factors Associated with Web Site Success in the Context of Electronic Commerce," Information and Management, (38) 2000, 23-33, With Chang Liu and Chuck Litecky.
2000"Design quality of web sites for electronic commerce: Fortune 1000 Webmaster's Evaluation," Electronic Markets, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2000, With Chang Liu.
1997"Fortune 500 Faces the World through Home Pages." Information and Management, (31:1997) pp. 335-345. with Chang Liu, Bob Beatty, and Lou Capella
1996"MIS Job market: shaken but not stirred," Journal of Systems Management, July/August 1996. with Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1995"What IS employees really want", Datamation, March 15, 1995, pp 84, with Terry Obert.
1995"MIS job market: boom times ahead" Journal of Systems Management, January/February, 1995, with Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1994"Computer Viruses in India: Perceptions of Tomorrow's Business Leaders," Management Accounting (India) December 1994, pp. 931-935, with Leisa Marshall, Rama Yelkur, and Rajini Yelkur.
1994"The Relationship Between Perception of IS Issues and Forces that Drive IS," Journal of Information Technology Management, 5(4), Winter 1994. With Mary C. Jones.
1994"Linkages between the CEO and the IS Environment: An Empirical Assessment," Information Resources Management Journal, 7(1), Winter, 1994. pp. 20-33. With Mary C. Jones.
1994"Productivity Gains via an Adaptive User Interface: An Empirical Analysis," International Journal of Man Machine Studies, 1994 (40), pp. 63-81. With James E. Trumbly and Peter C. Johnson.
1994"Outsourcing the Information System Function: The Impact on Competitive Advantage," Journal of Information and Technology, 4(2), Winter, 1994. with Mary C. Jones and Rodney A. Pearson.
1994"Local Area Network Adoption: An Empirical Assessment," Information Resources Management Journal, Fall 1994 (7.4), pp. 20-29. With R.W. Ellis and M.C. Jones.
1994"Job Skills and Business Applications in Mid-Range Computing Sites," The Journal of Systems Management, September, 1994. pp. 36-39. With Chuck Litecky.
1994"Resurgence of Outsourcing: Differences between Outsourcing Firms and Non-outsourcing Firms" Business and Economic Review, Winter, 1994. pp. 53-57. with Mary C. Jones and James Trumbly.
1994Career Path Development for the Most Wanted Skills in the MIS Job Market," The Journal of Systems Management, February 1994, pp. 6-10. with Chuck Litecky.
1994"Firms That Choose Outsourcing: A Profile" Information and Management, 1994 (26) pp. 179-188. with Mary C. Jones.
1993"Organizational Implications of CASE Technology," Journal of Systems Management, March 1993, pp. 24-28. with Lawrence Kwok.
1993"Outsourcing the Information System Function: The Impact on Competitive Advantage," Journal of Information Systems, 1993 (.2) with Mary C. Jones and Rodney A. Pearson.
1993"Information Technology in Mississippi's Small Businesses," a special to the Jackson Business Journal, Jan/Feb 1993, pp. 19, 29. with Ken Du'Pree
1993"Current Practices in Management Information Systems", Information and Management, 1993 (24) pp. 61-69. With Mary C. Jones.
1993Programming Languages: Today and Tomorrow," Journal of Computer Information Systems," Summer, 1993, (33.4) pp. 77-81. with Mary C. Jones.
1993"Perceptions of Computer Viruses: A Cross-Cultural Assessment," Computers & Security, 1993 (12) pp. 191-197. With Eddie Jeung-Tai Tang, Nian-Shing Chen, and Mary C. Jones.
1993"Performance Effect of Matching Computer Interface Characteristics and User Skill Level," International Journal of Man Machine Studies. 1993 (38) pp. 713-724. With James Trumbly and Merle P. Martin.
1992"Job Skill Advertisements and the MIS Curriculum: A Market-Oriented Approach," .Interface: The Computer Education Quarterly, Winter 1992 (14.4), pp. 45-52. with Chuck Litecky.
1992"Computer Viruses: An Assessment of Student Perceptions, Journal of Education for Business, July/August 1992 (67.6) pp. 349-352. with Mary C. Jones.
1992"Retooling Systems Analysts Skills for the Small Hospital" Journal of Systems Management, June 1992, pp. 23-26. with Chuck Litecky
1992"Student-Faculty Contacts: Tradition versus Technology", Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1992-93 (21.1). with Rodney Pearson and Terry Pittman.
1992"CASE Use is Growing, But In Surprising Ways", Datamation, May 1, 1992, pp. 108-109. With Mary C. Jones.
1992"The Differing Perceptions of MIS", Inside DPMA, July, 1992, pp. 12-13:16. With Mary C. Jones.
1991"A Laboratory Experiment with Microcomputer Training Time: Implications for Structured Task Productivity," Business and Economic Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Fall 1991, (shows 90 on cover) with Rodney Pearson and Tom Marshall.
1989"ACs Not Just for the Big Guys," Personnel Administrator, May, 1989, pp. 98-101. With Dan Cochran, Danny Arnold, and Sue Keel.
1989"Improving Business School Student Evaluation of Faculty Performance," Journal of Education for Business", March 1989, pp. 268-270. with Dan Cochran and Danny Arnold.
1989"Including a User Interface Management System (UMIS) in the Performance Relationship Model" ACM SIGCHI (Computer Human Interface), April 1989, pp. 56-62, With James Trumbly.
1988"Designing an Adaptive MIS Curriculum with the Encyclopedia Model," Journal of Computer Information Systems, Spring 1988, pp. 19-25, with Merle P. Martin
1987"Computer Based Management of Recreational Programs," Journal of Health Physical Education and Recreation, Winter 1987, pp. 86-88, with Dan Cochran.
1986"Ada Language Training with a COBOL Translation Model," ACM Ada Letters, January/February 1987, pp. 82-88, with Charles Butler.
1986"A Strategy for the Successful Implementation of Online Scheduling," College and University Journal, Spring 1986, pp. 167-174, with A.P. Posey.



Books
YearDescription
2010Security Technology, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity International Conferences, SecTech and DRBC 2010, Held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2010, Jeju Island, Korea, December 13-15, 2010. Proceedings Tai-hoon Kim, Wai-chi Fang, Muhammad Khurram Khan, Kirk P. Arnett, Heau-jo Kang and Dominik Ślęzak
2010Slezak, D.; Kim, T.-H.; Fang, W.-c.; Arnett, K.P. (Eds.) Security Technology International Conference, SecTech 2009, Held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2009, Jeju Island, Korea, December 10-12, 2009. Proceedings Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science , Vol. 58 2010, XIII, 308 p., Softcover ISBN: 978-3-642-10846-4
2009Arnett, Kirk P.; Mark B. Schmidt; Allen C. Johnston; Jongki Kim; and HaJin Hwang. Rootkits and What we Know: Assessing US and Korean Knowledge and Perceptions,%94 in Techniques and Applications for Advanced Information Privacy and Security: Emerging Organizational, Ethical and Human Issues, Hamid R. Nemati (Ed.), IGI Global, 2009.
2007Schmidt, M.B, Johnston, A.C, and Arnett, K.P. "US & Korean perspectives on malware: A closer look." Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives, Vol. XIV, 2007, pp. 506-512.
1997"An empirical evaluation of word processing task performance using different menu styles. Chapter in Human factors in Inforomation Systems: Emerging theoretical bases, Ablex Publishing, 1997. With Bob Jarman.nvestigation
1994Study Guide for Computer Information Systems, 3ed. by Steven C. Lawlor. The Dryden Press, January, 1994.
1994Instructor's Manual to accompany Computer Information Systems, 3ed. by Steven C. Lawlor. The Dryden Press, January, 1994. with Leisa L. Marshall.
1992"Menu Interface Performance and Preference," Chapter in Human Factors in Information Systems, Ablex Publishing, 1992. With Bob Jarman.
1992Policy Expert Software for Business Policy Decisions, Houghton Mifflin, 1992. with Danny Arnold, Garry Smith, and Bobby Bizzell.
1992"Instructors Manual" to accompany Steven Lawlor's Computer Information Systems, 2 ed., Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1992.
1991"Performance Relationship Considerations for User Interface Design," textbook chapter in Human Factors in Information Systems, Ablex Corporation, 1991. with Jim Trumbly.
1991Strategic Information Technology Developments, GASTA International Trade Newsletter, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., August, 1991.
1991Users Guide to Business Policy Decisions, Houghton Mifflin, 1992. with Danny Arnold, Garry Smith, and Bobby Bizzell.
1990Instructors Manual to accompany Steven Lawlor's Computer Information Systems, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1990.
1990Introduction to Business Information Systems, Merrill Publishing, 1989. Contributing Author, Bob Szymanski the principal author became ill as reviews were coming in on the book and I wrote new



Presentations, Proceedings, and Other Publications
YearDescription
2009Aken, Andrew, Prabhakar, Bipin, Litecky, Chuck, and Arnett, KP. "Skills in the MIS Job Market" Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems Annual Meeting, August, 2009. San Francisco, CA.
2008Kim, Jongki, Arnett, KP, and Templeton, GF. "Securing Personal Information Assets: Testing Antacedents of Behavioral Intentions." Proceedings of the Americas Conference for the Association of Information Systems. Toronto, Canada, August 2008. (BEST PAPER - Security Track)
2007Schmidt, MB & Arnett, KP. "E-commerce Security Threats, Awareness, Trust,and Security Practices: An Assessment of Perceptions." Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ November 2007.
2007Schmidt, MB & Arnett, KP. "Synthesis and Analysis of Moore and Benbasat's PCI and Witte's Susceptibility and Severity of Threat Scales" 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, CO, August 2007.
2007"Comparing Security Perceptions of ECommerce Users" with Chen, Schmidt, Phan. 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, CO, August 2007.
2007Schmidt, MB, Johnston, AJ, and Arnett KP. “US and Korean Perspectives on Malware: A Closer Look” International Academy of Business Disciplines, Orlando, FL. April 2007.
2006Kuspa, Justin, Arnett, Kirk and Vaughn, Rayford "An educator's dilemma: Digital leakage." Proceedings of the 6th Hawaii International Business Conference ISSN# 1539-722X, May 2006.
2006Litecky, CR, Arnett, KP & Prabhakar, B. "The IT/IS Job Market: A Longitudinal Perspective." Computer Personnel Research Conference, April 15, 2006, Claremont, CA.
2006Liu, Robert, Liao, Liu, and Arnett, KP. “Computer Science and MIS: What they know about Compuer Security." Accepted for the ISOne World International Conference, Las Vegas, April 2006.
2005Arnett, KP "Dig Deep Defenses for Competitive Advantage." for the Korean IBSP Program, January 2005.
2005Schmidt, MB, Johnston, AC, and Arnett, KP. "An Empirical Investigation of Rootkit Awareness." Accepted for the Conference of International Association of Business Disciplines, San Diego April 2006.
2005Arnett, KP. "It's a small world after all - International education cooperation to strengthen security." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Technology. Yeungnam University, Daegu Korea, November 11, 2005., pp. 45-66.
2005Arnett, KP. "Soft systems are ubiquitous -- defenses are rare: A case for contingent outsourcing of patch management." Proceedings of the International Conference on Ubiquitous and Embedded Computer Systems, November 11, 2005. Daugu, Korea.pp. 119-123.
2005Beatty, Robert, Arnett, Kirk, and Liu, Chang. "CIO/CTO job roles: An emerging model" International Information management Association. forthcoming 2005.
2005Arnett, KP, Schmidt, MB, & Shim, JP. "Tablet PCs for Teaching Information System Courses." Proceedings of the America's Conference for Information Systems, Omaha, NE, August, 2005.
2005Arnett, KP. "Defense in Depth: A Winning Strategy for Korean Business." IBSP Strategy Program, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS January 28, 2005.
2004Liao, Quiyu, Luo, Xin. & Arnett, KP. "Student Recognition and Awareness of Information Security in Course Learning from MIS & CS Classes: An Empirical Investigation." 4th International Conference on Electronic Business.
2004"Turnaround in the MIS job Market?" Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Nov. 2004 With Bipin Prabhakar and Chuck Litecky
2004"Wireless Network Security in Hospitality SMEs," Proceedings of the America's Conference for Information Systems, New York, Aug. 2004, With Mark Schmidt and Allen Johnson.
2004"Videostreaming, HorizonLive, and Tablet PCs for Teaching Information Systems Courses: Revisited," Proceedings of the America's Conference for Information Systems, New York, Aug. 2004, With JP Shim and Mark Schmidt.
2003"SMIL and Tablet PCs for Teaching Information Systems Courses," Proceedings of the America's Conference for Information Systems, Tampa, FL., Aug. 2003, With JP Shim and Mark Schmidt."
2002"Global WWW Privacy Policies." Presented to the IBSP program and published in the IBSP Proceedings, April 2002.
2003"Security, privacy & Trust in Global ECommerce." Presented to the IBSP program and published in the IBSP Proceedings, November 2002.
2002"A Review of Athletic Academics at MSU." April 2002. A Report to MSU Administration, with Barbara Spencer, Joan Looby, and Gary Jackson.
2002"The Integration of Academics and Athletics." Presentation to MSU Schillig Scholars, April 2002.
2002"Academic Profile of the MSU Student Athlete." Presentation to the Holland faculty Senate, April 2002.
2002"Student Athlete Exit Interview Survey Results." Presentation to the SouthEastern Conference Faculty Athletic Representatives, with David Williams, March 2002.
2002"A Look at the College of Business Student Athelete." Presentation to COBI SEAB, March 2002 with Tracie Brown.
2002"Beating the Job Market." Presentation for Bettersworth Lecture Series, Coahoma County High School, March 2002
2001"Privacy Policies in small and large businesses," Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, With Chang Liu
2001"An update on measurement of Job Skills," Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems , with Chuck Litecky
2001“Businesses must prepare to use e-commerce,” Special to the Winston County Journal, Interview, September 5, 2001
2000"Privacy and Trust: The Missing Ingredients in Global Electronic Commerce," Presented to the International Business Strategy Program for Korea," Miss State, MS, November 2000.
1999"Video Conferencing Technologies to Support Web-based Anytime, Anyplace Learning," Proceedings of the Association of Information Systems, Milwaukee, August, 1999 with Chuck Litecky and YS Shin.
1999"Assessing Consumer Behavior Intentions on the Web: A Reserach Model," Proceedings of the Association of Information Systems, Milwaukee, August, 1999 with Chang Liu.
1999"A Model of IS Employment Decision Making," Proceedings of the Southern Association of Information Systems, Atlanta, April 1999. With Chuck Litecky.
1998"A Longitudinal Study of the IS Job Market 92-98," Proceedings of the Fourth Americas conference of the Association for Information Systems, Baltimore, August, 1998, with Chuck Litecky and bipin Prabhakar.
1998"Professional Development for Y2K and Beyond," Presented to Mississippi Technology Showcase, Jackson, MS August, 1998.
1998"A Proposed Model for the Appraisal and Evaluation of the Design Quality of E-commerce Web Sites," Proceedings of the Association fro Information Systems Annual Conference, Baltimore, August, 1998, with Chang Liu, pp. 309-311.
1999"Educational Implications of MIS Job Market Trends from 1992-1997," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, San Diego, 1997 pp. 712-713 with Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1997"Use of the Active-X New Function to maintain interactive syllabi," Proceedings of the Southern MIS Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, MS, April 1997, with Chang Liu.
1996"Some Educational Implications of MIS Job Market Trends: A Five Year Longitudinal Study 1992-1996," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 1996, pp. 727-729 with Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1996"The Internet opens a New Business Channel: The Fortune 1000's Web Sites and Home Pages," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 1996, pp. 762-764. with Chang Liu.
1996"A Longitudinal Analysis of Job Skill Trends in the MIS Job market," Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 1996, pp. 338-340. With Bipin Prabhakar and Chuck Litecky.
1996"Today's Electronic Communication Facilitators: A Profile of Fortune 1000 Web Masters, " Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. August 1996. pp. 303-305. With Chang Liu.
1996"Linkage Analysis: CEO's Tool for Assesing Information Architecture," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting," Orlando, FL, November 1996, pp. 886-888. with Bipin Prabhakar, Robert Beatty, and Chuck Litecky.
1995"Revitalizing a Legacy System to Enhance User Satisfaction: A Field Study of Government Users,” Proceedings of the 1995 Decision Sciences Annual Conference, November 1995, Boston, MA. P. 611-613. with Chuck Litecky and Bob Beatty
1995"The Educational Implications of Job Market Trends for MIS Personnel: A Look at 1992-1995," Proceedings of the 1995 Decision Sciences Annual Conference, November 1995, Boston, MA. Pp. 262-264. with Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1995"Development and Implementation of Computer-based Multimedia Instructional Materials," Proceedings of the 1995 Decision Sciences Annual Conference, November 1995, Boston, MA. P. 270. with Chuck Litecky and JP Shim.
1995"Human Resource Management Systems in Small Business," Proceedings of the International Business Strategy Program , Seoul Korea, July 1995.
1995"Critical Success Factors for MIS Downsizing Success, " Proceedings of the 1995 Southern MIS Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, MS, November, 1995, With Cathy Ku and Chuck Litecky.
1995"Applying Multimedia Techniques in MIS Courses," Proceedings of the 1995 Southern MIS Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, MS, November, 1995, With Chuck Litecky, JP Shim, Bob Beatty Chang Liu, and Bipin Prabhakar.
1995"An Application of Teaching Multimedia in MIS Courses," Workshop presented at the first America's Conference of the Association of Information Systems, August 1995. with Chuck Litecky and JP Shim.
1995"Reengineering the Small Business Information Architecture," Proceedings of the International Business Strategy Program, January 1995.
1994"An Update on the 1994 MIS Job Market," Proceedings of the Southern MIS Association Annual Meeting, October 1994, Gulfport, MS. With Chuck Litecky and Bipin Prabhakar.
1994"IS Employee Turnover Intentions: The Current Picture," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 1994, Hawaii, With Chuck Litecky.
1994"A Longitudinal Study of the Most Wanted Skills in the MIS Job Market," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 1994, Hawaii, With Chuck
1993"Computer Viruses in India: Perceptions of Tomorrow's Business Leaders," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 1993, Washington, D.C. p. 357. With Rama Yelker, Rajani Yelker, and Leisa Marshall.
1993"A Multistage Research Project: Phase II, Mid-Range Computing," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 1993, Washington, D.C. pp. 987-989, with Chuck Litecky.
1993"The Changing Face of IS Applications," Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, November 1993, Washington, D.C. pp. 909-911, With Mary C. Jones
1992Systems Analysts' Job Skills and their Relationship With System Effectiveness", Proceedings of the 1992 Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, November 1992, San Francisco, CA. With Jeong Jung.
1992An Adaptive Foundation for an Empirical Field Study of MIS Job Skills: A Market-Oriented Approach". Proceedings of the 1992 Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, November, 1992, San Francisco, CA. With Chuck Litecky.
1992"An Empirical Evaluation of Spreadsheet and Database Task Performance Using Different Menu Styles", Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Human Factors in Information Systems, February, 1992, Phoenix, AZ. pp. 11-30. With Bob Jarman.
1992"A Cross-Cultural Study on Perceptions of Computer Viruses", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Comparative Management, June 7-9, 1992, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. With Eddie Jeung-Tai Tang, Nian-Shing Chen, and Mary C. Jones
1992"Local Area Network: A Proposed Definition", Proceedings of the International Association for Computer Information Systems, August 27-29, 1992 New Orleans, LA. With Robert Ellis and Mary C. Jones.
1991"Microcomputer Software: Ease of Use is the Key", Managing Information Technology in a Global Society: Proceedings of the 1991 Information Resources Management Association, Memphis, TN., pp. 257-263. With Rodney A. Pearson.
1991"The Resurgence of Outsourcing: An Empirical Investigation", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Miami Beach, FL., November, 1991, p. 712. with Mary C. Jones, James E. Trumbly, and Rodney A. Pearson
1991"The Information Center Concept Applied to the Classroom: MIS Student Consultants Assist HRM Students", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Miami Beach, FL., November, 1991, p. 465. with Dan Cochran.
1991"Perceived Importance of Systems Analysts Job Skills as Seen from the Eyes of IS Managers", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Miami Beach, FL., November, 1991, pp. 794-796. With Jeong D. Jung.
1991"The Eigenvalue Method Applied to Software Evaluation", Proceedings of the 1991 International Business School Computer Users Group, Hershey, PN. With Rodney A. Pearson.
1990"An Empirical Evaluation of Word Processing Task Performance Using Different Menu Styles", Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Human Factors in Information Systems, Norman, OK., October, 1990, pp. 22-37. With Bob Jarman.
1990"Assessing The Level of Computer Literacy of Business College Students: A two Year Study", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA., November, 1990, pp. 688-690. With Rodney Pearson and James Trumbly.
1990"Assessing Levels of Computer Literacy: A Longitudinal Study", Proceedings of the 18th Annual North American Conference of the International Business School Computer Users Group, Hershey, PA., July, 1990, pp. 101-105. With Rodney A. Pearson.
1990"Evaluating Menu Preference and Performance with Different Menu Styles", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA., November, 1990, pp. 978-980. With Bob Jarman.
1990"A Product Portfolio Model for Marketing Expert Systems", Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA., November, 1990, pp. 1361-1363. with Danny Arnold and Garry Smith.
1989"An Integrated Product Portfolio Model: An Explanatory Application of Expert Systems Technology," Proceedings of the 1989 Microcomputers In the Marketing Curriculum", April, 1989, pp. 167-180. With Danny Arnold and Bob Ellis.
1989"Assessing the Level of Computer Literacy of Today's College Freshman," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, PP. 460-462. With Rodney A. Pearson and James E. Trumbly.
1989"Measuring the Computer Literacy of College Seniors," Proceedings of the International Business School Computer Users Group (IBSCUG), July, 1989, pp. 22-27. With Rodney A. Pearson.
1989"CVEXPSY - Toward a Framework for Intelligent Tutoring Systems," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, pp. 504-506. With Lawrence Kwok.
1989"KBES as Problem Solving Tools for Business Policy," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989 p. 1258. with Garry Smith and Barbara Spencer.
1989"Evaluation of Expert System Shells Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, p. 252. With Hajin Hwang and Rodney A. Pearson.
1989"AACSB Faculty Selection and use of Expert System Building Tools," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, p. 483. with Jeong D. Jung and Jong Yoon.
1989"Hypergraphics for Classroom Instruction," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, pp. 446-448. With Rodney A. Pearson.
1989"Implementing a Faculty Awards Program: A Case Study," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA., November, 1989, p. 457. with Dan Cochran and Danny Arnold
1989"The Performance Relationship Model: A Framework for Human Factors Research," Proceedings of the Symposium for Human Factors in MIS, Sacramento, California. February, 1989, pp. 19.1-19.-9, With James E. Trumbly.
1988"An Examination of the Utility and Perceptions of CAI for Students with Different Skill Levels," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, NE., November 1988, p. 462, with Sumant Pendharkar and James E. Trumbly.
1998"Unifying Accounting and Office Information Systems," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, NE., November 1988, p. 47, With Saeed Roohani.
1998"An Examination of Students Perceptions of Micro vs. Mainframe Computing in a Computer Literacy Course," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, NE., November 1988, pp. 466-468, with Julio Rivera and James E. Trumbly.
1988"A Performance Analysis of Mainframe and PC COBOL for Classroom Instruction," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, NE., November 1988, pp. 469-471, with Chulo Kim and Rodney A. Pearson
1988"Enhancing Utilization of and Satisfaction with Access to Financial Databases," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, NE., November, 1988, p. 315, with Larry White.
1998"An Accounting System for Monitoring Student Usage of a Local Area Network," Proceedings of the Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Mobile, AL., April, 1988, pp. 261-263, with Tom Marshall.
1998"An Investigation into PC COBOL Performance Differences for Student Instruction Purposes," Proceedings of the Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Mobile, AL., April, 1988, pp. 503-505, with Chulo Kim.
1998"The Use of Computer Aided Instruction for an Upper Division Database Management Course," Proceedings of the Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Mobile, AL., April, 1988, pp. 506-507, With Sumant Pendharkar.
1998"Measuring Effectiveness and Productivity in a CIS Environment," Proceedings of the Annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Mobile, AL., April, 1988, pp. 697-698, With Earl Moore.
1988"User Friendly Access to Databases with Complex Data Structures" Proceedings of the Southeast Decision Sciences Conference, Winston Salem NC., February, 1988, pp. 9-10, with Larry White.
1988"An Empirical Investigation into Student Microcomputer Usage Times vs. Academic Performance," Proceedings of the Southeast Decision Sciences Meeting, Winston Salem NC., February, 1988, pp. 7-8, With Tom Marshall.
1987Computers in Education Enhancing Faculty Productivity Through A LAN," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA. November, 1987, pp. 80-82, With James E. Trumbly.
1987"The Micro Mainframe mix for CIS 2 Instruction, Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA. November, 1987, p. 96, with Julio Rivera.
1987"Accelerated Design For Successful Implementation" Proceedings of the Southeast ACM, Birmingham, Alabama, April 1987, pp. 332-334.
1987"Enhancing Student Faculty Interaction via a LAN" Proceedings of the Southeast ACM, Birmingham, Alabama, April 1987, pp. 268-270, With James E. Trumbly.
1987"Businesses Do Research On Artificial Intelligence," Mississippi Business, Contributed to Dean's Desk Column, October, 1987.
1985"Effects of Data Location on Error Rates," Proceedings of the Southeast Decision Sciences Meeting, Richmond, Va., February, 1987, pp. 271-273, With Kai S. Koong.
1985"Membership Retention Concerns for a Seven State Area" DPMA Region III News, Amarillo, TX., September, 1985
1986"Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) for Programming Languages," Proceedings of the National Decision Sciences Institute, Hawaii, November, 1986, pp. 363-364, with Charles Butler.
1985"Rebuilding a DPMA Chapter," DPMA Region III News, Fort Worth, TX., April 1985.
1985"A Mid Course Transition from COBOL to Ada" Proceedings of the Southeast Region ACM Conference" Nashville, TN., April 1985, pp. 32-38. with Charles Butler



Grants, Contracts, and Funded Research
YearAmountDescription
2006 LAST 10 YEARS ONLY
2006$1,500Schilling Teaching Enhancement, with Rob Moore and John Lox.
2003-2004$2,400Otille Schillig Teaching Enhancement - Macromedia Dreamweaver Education, with Rob Moore & Merrill Warkentin
2003-2007$158,857NSF 01-167 "Collaborative Project: Expansion and Enhancement of the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Program." expires July 31, 2004. With Rayford B. Vaughn and Susan Bridges.
2002$41,115NSF 01-167 National Defense University with Barbara Spencer and David Dampier.
2002-2007$1,890,000NSF, Award No. DUE-0209870, With Rayford B. Vaughn and Susan Bridges, in collaboration with, Thomas English, Jackson State, "Collaborative Project: A Cyber Service Scholarship Proposal Mississippi State University." Expires July 31, 2006.
2001$3,500Oracle Academic Inititive
2000$49,900NSF- Planning Grant for e-business and telecommunications training center, with Chuck Litecky and JP Shim.
1999$2,345Otille Schillig Teaching Enhancement Grant, "Enhancing Undergraduate Distance Education through Video Conferencing on the Internet, with Chuck Litecky.
1999 WorldCom - Use of the Advanced Communications Systems and Service Surround -- An experiment to establish the user friendliness of a pre-release Internet Education product. With Chuck Litecky.
1997$64,900Microsoft Corporation. Software Developer's Grant. Software fro Instructional labs. With David Salisbury and Chuck Litecky.
1996$999,222Oracle Corporation, Academic Alliance Software Development Grant, with Chuck Litecky.



Work in Progress
Kin, Sung & Arnett, KP ""Cs of Web Portal Satisfaction."
Arnett, KP and Templeton, Gary. “Get an information security policy now” Submitted to Communications of the ACM, March 2005.
Litecky, CR, Arnett, KP and Prabhakar, Bipin. "Outsourcing the IT Job Market: Fact or Fiction."



Professional Activities
YearDescription
2005-PresentAssociate Editor, International Journal for Information Technology & Web Engineering
2008Reviewer, Decision Sciences Institute
2008Reviewer, Schneider's Electronic Commerce
2002Reviewer, Journal of End User Computing
2002Reviewer, Association for Information Systems
2008Reviewer, Communications of the ACM
2001Reviewer, Journal of Internet Commerce
2000Reviewer, Michael Mannino Database Management



Other Activities
YearDescription
1996-2005Chair, Universiity Athletic Council
2008Chair, College Student Advising Committee
2005-PresentFaculty Center for Computer Security Research
2003-2006Bettersworth Lecture Series
2005-2006Chair, Degree Assessment Committee
2005-2006Building Maintenance Committee
2005-2006University Gender and Minority Equity
2005-2006Steering Committee -- Athletic Certification Committee
2005-2006COBI Alumni Committee
1996-2005NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative



Honors
YearDescription
2004College of Business Research Award
2000COBI Service Award
1998Who's Who in Information Technology
1997National Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. National Association of Collegiate Advisors.
1997Outstanding Faculty Member, College of Business and Industry
1996Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award. College of Business and Industry.
1994COBI Outstanding Research Award
1992Hinkle Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award



Professional Certifications
YearDescription
2004GIAC - Global Security Essentials Certification
1984Certified Data Processing Professional (Now CCP)
2000Certified Computing Professional



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