Nelson Granados, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Information SystemsPh.D., University of Minnesota
M.B.A., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Minnesota
B.S., Universidad de Los Andes
Nelson Granados is an assistant professor of information systems at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. He holds an M.S. in applied economics, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in information and decision sciences from the University of Minnesota.
His research interests are related to the strategic and economic consequences of the transparency brought about by electronic markets, with a special focus on the air travel industry. His research on this topic has led to multiple awards and recognitions. His paper on the long-term impact of the Internet on market transparency received the 2006 Best Paper of the Year award by the Journal for the Association for Information Systems, and the Best IS Publication of 2006 by senior scholars of the International Conference on information systems. Also, his paper on the impact of IT on travel distribution won the Best Paper Award at the 2008 Hawaii International Conference on Information Systems. Prior to joining academia, he worked for Northwest Airlines in Japan, the United States, and Europe in multiple marketing management positions. He was also a product manager for enterprise systems at IBM.
His research has received multiple awards, including the 2007-2009 Julian Virtue Professorship, the Best Publication of the Year by senior scholars of the Information Systems field, and the 2006 Best Paper of the Year awarded by the Journal for the Association for Information Systems. His work has also appeared in multiple IS journals, including the Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, IS and eBusiness Management, and in a chapter of the book Advances in the Economics of Information Systems.
- Granados, N.F., Gupta, A., Kauffman, R.J. (2010),"Information Transparency in Business-to-Consumer Markets: Concepts, Framework, and Research Agenda", Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
- Chun, M.W.S., Sohn, K., Arling, P., Granados, N.F. (2009) “Applying Systems Thinking to Knowledge Management Systems,” Journal of IT Case and Applications Research, 11(3), pp. 43-67.
- Granados, N.F., Kauffman, R. J., and King, B. (2008), "How has Electronic Travel Distribution been Transformed? A Test of the Theory of Newly-Vulnerable Markets" , Journal of Management Information Systems, 25(2), pp. 73-95.
- Granados, N.F., Gupta, A., and Kauffman, R.J. (2008), "Designing Online Selling Mechanisms: Transparency Levels and Prices", Decision Support Systems, 45(4), pp. 729-745.
- Granados, N.F., Gupta, A., and Kauffman, R.J. (2007), "IT-Enabled Transparent Electronic Markets: The Case of the Air Travel Industry", Information Systems and e-Business Management, 5(1), pp. 65-91.
- Granados, N.F., Gupta, A., and Kauffman, R.J. (2006), "Impact of IT on Market Information and Transparency: A Unified Theoretical Framework", Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), 7(3), pp. 148-178.
- Granados, N. F. “A Review of Information Technology and Tourism: A Challenging Relationship,” (H. Werthner and S. Klein, SpringWien, New York, NY, 1999), Electronic Markets, 12(4), 2002, pp. 301-303.