Dr. Janine Elyse Aronson

Janine Elyse Aronson with Banjo       Janine Elyse Aronson Official UGA Photo

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Here is a brief biographic sketch:

Janine E. Aronson (B.S., M.S., M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.) is a professor of Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia. Prior to this she was on the faculty at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX, U.S.A). At UGA, she teaches a variety of courses that include MIST 2090 (Introduction to Management Information Systems), MIST 4600 (Introduction to Computer Programming in Business), MIST 5620 (Building Effective Business Intelligence Systems), MIST 5620 (Building Effective Intelligent Systems), and graduate courses including MIST 7810 (Advanced Software Development) specifically for MACC students, Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and Revenue Management. She regularly taught in the undergraduate American Business Studies Program at the Institut d'Administration des Enterprises at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (Lyon, France). She has taught in the M.B.A and Executive M.B.A. Program at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University [Universiteit] (Rotterdam, The Netherlands). She taught Revenue Management in the 2007 International Summer School at the Universidad de los Andes School of Management (UASM) in Bogotá, Colombia. In addition, Janine has conducted workshops on Business Intelligence to scientists and engineers at the Institute for Water and Hydrological Research in China, sponsored by the United Nations. Dr. Aronson is the author of over 50-refereed papers that have appeared in leading journals including Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Decision Sciences. She is the author of four books (including Business Intelligence, Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems, also translated into Chinese and Indonesian), and contributes to several professional encyclopedias. She is frequently invited to present her research at national and international conferences. She has been a consultant to major international corporations and organizations that include Xerox Corporation, Procter & Gamble, IMERYS, The United Nations, The Asian Development Bank, and others. Dr. Aronson’s current areas of research include knowledge management (including storytelling as a means to capture and distribute tacit [experiential] knowledge), revenue management, collaborative computing, network optimization, and parallel computing.

Janine lives in Athens, Georgia and has three adult children, two of whom have completed their undergraduate degrees, and one who is in the process. Hobbies include learning languages (currently Dutch, Italian, French and Spanish), improvisational comedy (performing professionally), sketch comedy, magic (professionally), balloon twisting, storytelling, creative writing, music composition and performance (mostly guitar, sometimes banjo), bicycling/exercise, reading, traveling, and photography.

Interests, Activities and Hobbies:

Language Learning
Music (Writing, Performing, Listening)
Improvisational Comedy (Performing, Watching)
Poetry (Writing)
Fiction Writing
Balloon Twisting

Recommended Reading:
Tom Standage, The Victorian Internet.
Maria Finn, Hold Me Tight and Tango Me Home.
Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate.
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants.
Twain, Mark, et al.,  The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1.

Favorite Musicians/Groups:
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
Bela Fleck and Anyone
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
Billy Joel
Kate Morrissey
Caroline Aiken
Jessica Fore
Carly Gibson
Rachel O'Neal
Natalie Riccio
Indigo Girls
Ofra Harnoy

Favorite Comedy Troupes:
Second City


Favorite Composers:
George Harrison
Eric Clapton
Bela Fleck
Ludwig van Beethoven
Camille Saint-Saens
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Giacomo Puccini
Giuseppe Verdi

While there is so much to say, I am still moving in. There is more to come

My UGA Contact Information:

Dr. Janine Elyse Aronson
Professor of Management Information Systems
Department of Management Information Systems
Terry College of Business
The University of Georgia
307 Brooks Hall
Athens, GA 30602-6273
Email: jaronson@uga.edu
Phone: + 706.540.2506
Fax: + 706.583.0337

Last update: April 20, 2011