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K. D. Joshi

Chair And Professor
Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship

Contact

Phone: (509) 335-5722
Office: TODD 442A

Education

  • PhD (The University of Kentucky)
  • Other (The University of Michigan)
  • MA (The University of Delhi)
  • BA (The University of Delhi)

K. D. Joshi

Dr. K. D. Joshi is the Philip L. Kays Distinguished Professor of Information Systems and Chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship at Washington State University. She received her Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Decision Sciences and Information Systems) from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Joshi’s research interests focus on IT Workforce Issues, Broadening Participation in STEM, Knowledge Management, Crowdsourcing, IT-Enabled Innovation, Value Sensitive Designs, and Health IT. Her published research is cited over 4,500 times according to Google Scholar and her research has been featured in numerous media outlets such PBS NewsHour, Salon.com, Vancouver Business Journal, London School of Economic Business Review, Puget Sound Business Journal, & Military.Com. She has been a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on grants totaling over $5M from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Her research has appeared in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management, and Communications of the ACM. She is currently a Senior Editor of the Information Systems Journal and the DATABASE Journal. Dr. Joshi has won multiple teaching innovation grants. Her engineering and business educational backgrounds allow her to design and deliver technology-related courses which have a unique blend of both technical and managerial focus.

Research Interests

IT governance
IT workforce issues
broadening participation in STEM
business intelligence
crowdsourcing
design science
digital economy and social effects
effects of gender
healthcare information systems
information systems
knowledge flows, sharing, and transfer
knowledge management
role of IT in firm innovation and its commercialization

Teaching Interests

IT value and governance
business intelligence
data analytics
data integration
data visualization
data warehousing
design science

Journal Articles

  • Kshiti Joshi, E. Trauth, L Kvasny, A. Morgan, F. Payton Making Black Lives Matter in the Information Technology Profession: Issues, Perspectives, and a Call for Action The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 2017
  • B. Nithithanatchinnapat, J. Taylor, K.D. Joshi, M. Weiss Organizational Communities of Practice: Review, Analysis, and Role of Information and Communications Technologies Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2016
  • X. Deng, K. D. Joshi, R. D. Galliers The Duality of Empowerment and Marginalization in Micro Job Crowdsourcing: Giving Voice to the Less Powerful through Value Sensitive Design MIS Quarterly, 2016
  • Nancy Deng, K.D. Joshi Why Individuals Participate in Crowdsourcing: Revealing Crowd Workers’ Perceptions Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2016
  • Yibai Li, K.D. Joshi Simulating the Impact of Data Cleansing Approaches on Data Quality and Firm Resources Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2012
  • K. D. Joshi, Kristine Kuhn What determines interest in an is career? An application of the theory of reasoned action Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2011
  • K. D. Joshi, Lei Chi, Avimanyu Datta, Shu Han Changing the competitive landscape: Continuous innovation through IT-enabled knowledge capabilities Information Systems Research, 2010
  • K. Joshi, Kristine Kuhn, Fred Niederman Excellence in IT consulting: Integrating multiple stakeholders perceptions of top performers IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2010
  • Kristine Kuhn, Kshiti Joshi Reported and revealed importance of job attributes to aspiring information technology professionals: A policy-capturing study of gender differences The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 2009
  • Kent Marett, K. Joshi The Differences in Motivation to Share Information and Rumors Between Posters and Lurkers in an Online Discussion Forum Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2009
  • K. Kuhn, K. D. Joshi The Reported and Revealed Importance of Job Attributes: Implications of Gender Differences Among Information Technology Students , 2009
  • K. Joshi, Saonee Sarker, Suprateek Sarker Knowledge transfer within information systems development teams: Examining the role of knowledge source attributes Decision Support Systems, 2007
  • K. Joshi, Kristine Kuhn What it takes to succeed in information technology consulting: Exploring the gender typing of critical attributes Information Technology and People, 2007
  • Kshiti Joshi, Kristine Kuhn What it takes to succeed in information technology consulting: Exploring the gender typing of critical attributes Information Technology and People, 2007
  • K. D. Joshi, N. Schmidt Is the Information Systems Profession Gendered? Characterization of IS Professionals and IS Careers Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 2006
  • Saonee Sarker, Suprateek Sarker, Darren Nicholson, Kshiti Joshi Knowledge transfer in virtual systems development teams: An exploratory study of four key enablers IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 2005
  • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi A formal knowledge management ontology: Conduct, activities, resources, and influences Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2004
  • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi Knowledge management: A threefold framework Information Society, 2002
  • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi Knowledge manipulation activities: Results of a Delphi study Information & Management, 2002
  • Clyde Holsapple, K. Joshi A collaborative approach to ontology design Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, 2002
  • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi Organizational knowledge resources Decision Support Systems, 2001
  • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi An investigation of factors that influence the management of knowledge in organizations Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2000
  • Chuleeporn Changchit, Kshiti Joshi, Albert Lederer Process and reality in information systems benefit analysis Information Systems Journal, 1998

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Book Clyde Holsapple, K. Joshi Knowledge management ontology
    • Book Chapter K. Kuhn, K. D. Joshi, Eileen Trauth What Do Women in IT Want? An Empirical Basis for Improving Recruitment and Retention
    • Book Chapter Kristine Kuhn, Kshiti Joshi, Eileen Trauth What women IT professionals want from their work
    • Book Clyde Holsapple, K. Joshi Knowledge management ontology
    • Book Chapter C. W. Holsapple, K. D. Joshi, D. Schwartz An Ontology for Understanding Knowledge Management
    • Book Chapter C. W. Holsapple, K. D. Joshi, C. W. Holsapple A Knowledge Management Ontology
    • Book Chapter C. W. Holsapple, K. D. Joshi, M. Singh, M. J. Shaw, R. Blanning, T. Strader, A. B. Whinston Handbook on Knowledge Management: Knowledge Matter

      Presentations

      • K.D. Joshi, L. Kavasny, P. Unnikrishna, E. Trauth How Do Black Men Succeed in Information Technology Careers? The Effects of Cultural, Economic, Social, Symbolic, and Technical Capitals
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      • K.D. Joshi, E. Trauth, L. Kvasny, S. McPherson Exploring the Differences among IT Majors and Non-Majors: Modeling the Effects of Gender Role Congruity, Individual Identity, and IT Self-Efficacy on IT Career Choices
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      • K.D. Joshi ADVANCEing Institutional Transformation Workshop
      • K.D. Joshi Determining the Value of Knowledge Based Initiatives
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      • K.D. Joshi, K. Kuhn, F. Niederman Multiple Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Critical Attributes of a Top Performer: Exploring the Impact of Congruency on Job Performance
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      • K.D. Joshi, S. Sarker Examining the Role of Knowledge, Source, Recipient, Relational, and Situational Context on Knowledge Transfer Among Face-to-Face ISD Teams
      • K.D. Joshi, M Gallivan, J E Moore, S Yager Examining the Masculinity and Femininity of Critical Attributes Necessary to Succeed in IT
      • K.D. Joshi The Impact of Knowledge, Source, Situational and Relational Context on the Knowledge Transfer During ISD Process
      • K.D. Joshi What Does It Take to Succeed in Information Technology? A Multi-Level Analysis of Stakeholders' Perceptions of Critical Attributes and the Effects of Stereotype Fit
      • K.D. Joshi Knowledge Transfer Among Face-to-Face Information Systems Development Team Members: Examining the Role of Knowledge, Source, and Relational Context
      • K.D. Joshi Knowledge Transfer In Virtual Information Systems Development Teams: An Empirical Examination Of Key Enablers
      • K.D. Joshi Knowledge Stickiness During Systems Development: The Role of Knowledge Characteristics, Systems Users, and System Developers
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      • K.D. Joshi Women and Information Systems: Modeling the Impact of Work Values, Attitudes, and Attributes on Career Choices
      • K.D. Joshi Gender Differences in Information Systems Career Choice: Examine the Role of Attitudes and Social Norms in Selecting IS Profession
      • K.D. Joshi A Framework to Study Knowledge Management Behaviors During Decision Making
      • K.D. Joshi Toward A Model For Information Systems Benefits Identification

        Conference Proceedings

        • J. Taylor, Kshiti Joshi Joining the Crowd: Four Crowd Worker Archetypes Driving Information Technology Crowdsourcing Sponsored by IFIP WG 9.1 and SIG- OSRA
        • N. Deng, R. Galliers, Kshiti Joshi Crowdworking – A New Digital Divide? IS Design and Research Implications European Conference on IS Conference
        • K. D. Joshi, L. Kvasny, P. Unnikrishna, E. Trauth How Do Black Men Succeed in Information Technology Careers? The Effects of Cultural, Economic, Social, Symbolic, and Technical Capitals Proceedings of 49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
        • K. Joshi, Lynne Cooper Introduction to knowledge flows, transfer, sharing, and exchange minitrack Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Xuefei Deng, K. Joshi, Yibai Li Introduction to the social media and enterprise Minitrack: Job and work design issues Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Bahae Samhan, K. Joshi Resistance of healthcare information technologies; Literature review, analysis, and gaps IEEE
        • L. Kvasny, K. D. Joshi, E. Trauth Understanding Black Male’s IT Career Choice iSchool Conference
        • K. Fuller, L. Kvasny, E. Trauth, K. D. Joshi Understanding Career Choice of African American Men Majoring in Information Technology ACM
        • M Dadgar , Kshiti Joshi Diabetes Self-Management Using Mobile Apps: An Empirical Investigation Based On App Reviews And Through Value Sensitive Design Perspective International Conference on Mobile Business
        • Eileen Trauth, K. Joshi, Kimberly Graham, Benyawarath Nithithanatchinnapat An exploratory study of identity and IT career choice for military service members and veterans with disabilities 2015 Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2015
        • Majid Dadgar, K. Joshi ICT-enabled self-management of chronic diseases: Literature review and analysis using value-sensitive design Proceedings of 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
        • Benjamin Siew, K. Joshi, Diane Lending, Christina Outlay Active learning approaches in Information Technology (IT) pedagogy SIGMIS-CPR 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Computers and People Research
        • Xuefei Deng, K. Joshi, Yibai Li Introduction to HICCS-47 minitrack on social media and workplace: Job and work design issues in a social enterprise Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Lynne Cooper Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Benyawarath Nithithanatchinnapat, K. Joshi Knowledge management and consumerization of information technology: Opportunities and challenges ACM
        • Kshiti Joshi New Paradigms in IT Pedagogy Proceedings of the 2014 Special Interest Group on Management Information System's 52nd annual conference on Computer personnel research on Computer personnel research
        • Eileen Trauth, K. Joshi, Kimberly Graham Modeling IT career choice for the differently abled: Military personnel and veterans with disabilities 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2014
        • K. Graham, E. Trauth, K. D. Joshi Supporting Military Personnel/Veterans with Disabilities: Is IT an Answer? CCME Conference
        • K. Joshi, Eileen Trauth, Lynette Kvasny, Sterling McPherson Exploring the differences among IT majors and non-majors: Modeling the effects of gender role congruity, individual identity, and IT self-efficacy on IT career choices International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013): Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design
        • Thomas Ferratt, Eileen Trauth, K. Joshi, Allison Morgan Foreword SIGMIS-CPR 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Computers and People Research
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Lynne Cooper Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Xuefei Deng, K. Joshi Is crowdsourcing a source of worker empowerment or exploitation? Understanding crowd workers' perceptions of crowdsourcing career International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013): Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design
        • M. Dadgar, B. Samhan, K. D. Joshi Mobile Health Information Technology and Patient Care: A Literature Review and Analysis American Conference of Information Systems
        • B. Samhan, M. Dadgar, K. D. Joshi Mobile Health Information Technology and Patient Care: Methods, Themes, and Research Gaps Transactions of International Conference on Health Information Technology Advancement
        • Nathan Johnson, K. Joshi The pathway to enterprise mobile readiness: Analysis of perceptions, pressures, preparedness, and progression 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems 2012, AMCIS 2012
        • Yibai Li, K. Joshi The state of social computing research: A literature review and synthesis using the latent semantic analysis approach 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems 2012, AMCIS 2012
        • Eileen Trauth, Curtis Cain, K. Joshi, Lynette Kvasny, K. Booth Embracing intersectionality in gender and IT career choice research Proceedings of the 20012 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research
        • Judith Weisinger, K. D. Joshi, E. Trauth, L. Kavasny Exploration of the Effects of Gender, Ethnicity, and Class on Information Technology Career Choices, Research, Pedagogy, and Other Institutional Practices New Mexico State University Las Cruces Campus
        • Eileen Trauth, Curtis Cain, K. Joshi, Lynette Kvasny, K. Booth Understanding underrepresentation in IT through intersectionality iSchool Conference
        • Anukrati Agrawal, K. Joshi A review of community of practice in organizations: Key findings and emerging themes Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Lynne Cooper Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Lynette Kvasny, K. Joshi, Eileen Trauth The influence of self-efficacy, gender stereotypes and the importance of it skills on college students' intentions to pursue IT careers iSchool Conference
        • Lei Chi, Yin-Chi Liao, Shu Han, K. Joshi Alliance network, information technology, and firm innovation: Findings from pharmaceutical industry ICIS 2010 Proceedings - Thirty First International Conference on Information SystemsInternational Conference on Information Systems
        • K. Joshi, Lynette Kvasny, Sterling McPherson, Eileen Trauth Choosing IT as a career: Exploring the role of self-efficacy and perceived importance of IT skills International Conference on Information Systems
        • Anukrati Agrawal, K. Joshi Leveraging social capital through classroom communities of practice Proceedings of the 2010 International SIGED: IAIM Conference
        • Eileen Trauth, K.D. Joshi, Lynette Kvasny, Jing Chong Millennials and masculinity: A shifting tide of gender typing of ICT? 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems 2010, AMCIS 2010
        • Eileen Trauth, Monica Adya, Deborah Armstrong, K. Joshi, Lynette Kvasny, Cynthia Riemenschneider, Jeria Quesenberry Taking stock of research on gender and the IT workforce SIGMIS CPR'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference
        • Y Li, K.D. Joshi Valuing IT-Enabled Business Processes through Information Flow Simulation: A Data Quality BI Congress
        • Haiyan Huang, Lynette Kvasny, K. Joshi, Eileen Trauth Synthesizing IT job skills identified in academic studies, practitioner publications and job ads SIGMIS CPR'09 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Saonee Sarker Introduction to knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations minitrack Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Saonee Sarker Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Kristine Kuhn, Fred Niederman Multiple stakeholders' perceptions of critical attributes of a top performer: Exploring the effects of congruency Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference: The Global Information Technology Workforce, SIGMIS-CPR 2007
        • Kshiti Joshi, Kristine Kuhn, F. Niederman, M. Sumner Multiple stakeholders’ perceptions of the critical attributes of a top performer: Examining the effects of congruency Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR (Association for Computing Machinery: Special Interest Group for Computer Personnel Research) conference
        • K. Joshi, Saonee Sarker Examining the role of knowledge, source, recipient, relational, and situational context on knowledge transfer among face-to-face ISD teams Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen, Saonee Sarker Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Kshiti Joshi, Kristine Kuhn, M. Gallivan Examining the masculinity and femininity of critical attributes necessary to succeed in IT Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research
        • K. Joshi, Mark Nissen Introduction to the minitrack on knowledge flows: Knowledge transfer, sharing and exchange in organizations Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Saonee Sarker, Suprateek Sarker The impact of knowledge, source, situational and relational context on knowledge transfer during ISD process Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • K. Joshi, Kristine Kuhn Examining the masculinity and femininity of critical attributes necessary to succeed in IT SIGMIS CPR'05 - Proceedings of the 2005 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference
        • K. Joshi, Saonee Sarker, Superateek Sarker Knowledge transfer among face-to-face information systems development team members: Examining the role of knowledge, source, and relational context Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
        • Kshiti Joshi, N. Schmidt, Kristine Kuhn, Eileen Trauth Is the information systems profession gendered? Characterization of IS professionals and IS careers Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research
        • Kshiti Joshi, Nancy Schmidt, Kristine Kuhn, E Trauth Is the information systems profession gendered? Characterization of IS professionals and IS careers Proceedings of the ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference
        • S Starker, S Starker, D Nicholson, K.D. Joshi Knowledge Transfer In Virtual Information Systems Development Teams: An Empirical Examination Of Key Enablers
        • A Hardin, K.D. Joshi, X Li Business as Usual? IS Job Skill Requirements During the Post Internet Era American Conference of Information Systems
        • K.D. Joshi, S Starker Knowledge Stickiness During Systems Development: The Role of Knowledge Characteristics, Systems Users, and System Developers Information Resource Management Association International Conference
        • Kshiti Joshi, Kristine Kuhn, M. Serva Gender differences in IS career choice: Examine the role of attitudes and social norms in selecting IS profession Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR Conference
        • K. Joshi, K. Kuhn Gender differences in IS career choice: Examine the role of attitudes and social norms in selecting IS profession Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR Conference
        • K. Joshi A framework to study knowledge management behaviors during decision making
        • C. Holsapple, K. Joshi Description and analysis of existing knowledge management frameworks
        • Chuleeporn Changchit, Kshiti Joshi, Albert Lederer Toward a model for information systems benefits identification

          Other

          • K. D. Joshi Veterans entering workforce should look to STEM
          • K.D. Joshi Veterans who seek civilian work should look to STEM: Transition can be difficult, but IT appeals to many
          • K Kuhn, K.D. Joshi What Does It Take to Succeed in Information Technology? A Multi-Level Analysis of Stakeholders' Perceptions of Critical Attributes and the Effects of Stereotype Fit
          • Tiffany Brinkley, K. D. Joshi Women in information technology: Examining the role of attitudes, social norms, and behavioral control in information technology career choices
          • K.D. Joshi, K Kuhn What Does It Take to Succeed in Information Technology? A Multi-Level Analysis of Stakeholders' Perceptions of Critical Attributes and the Effects of Stereotype Fit
          • K. D. Joshi, S. Sarker, E. Coakes A Framework for Studying Knowledge Transfer During Information Systems Development
          • K.D. Joshi, K Kuhn What Does It Take to Succeed in Information Technology? A Multi-Level Analysis of Stakeholders' Perceptions of Critical Attributes and the Effects of Stereotype Fit
          • C. W. Holsapple, K. D. Joshi, S. Barnes Knowledge Management Frameworks
          • K Kuhn, K.D. Joshi Women and Information Systems: Modeling the Impact of Work Values, Attitudes, and Attributes on Career Choices
          • C. W. Holsapple, K. D. Joshi, J. Liebowitz Knowledge Selection: Concepts, Issues, and Technology