Robert St Louis

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606

Biography

Robert D. St. Louis is a professor of information systems at Arizona State University. He began teaching at ASU in 1969, but spent the period from 1976 through 1981 working full time as a researcher for state and federal agencies. Professor St. Louis is currently teaching classes on information management, and conducting research in the areas of document search, management control systems, and evidence-based decision making. He has published articles in a variety of journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Decision Support Systems, the Journal of Econometrics, Communications in Statistics, and Communications of the ACM. He also conducts seminars for the U.S. Department of Labor on data driven forecasts, and consults with state and federal agencies on predictive analytics.

Education

  • Ph.D. Purdue University 1972
  • M.S. Purdue University 1968
  • A.B. Rockhurst College 1966

Research Interests

  • Data Driven Forecasts
  • Decision Support Systems for Forecasting
  • Document Management Systems
  • Management Control Systems

Publications

  • “Governing the Wild West of Predictive Analytics and Business Intelligence,” MIS Quarterly Executive, Vol. 17, No. 2 (June, 2018). With Michael Goul and Raghu Santanam.

    “Enabling Self-Service BI: A Methodology and a Case Study for a Model Management Warehouse,” Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 20, No. 2 (2018), pp. 275-288. With David Schuff, Karen Corral, and Greg Schymik

    “Value Congruence, Trust, and Their Effects on Purchase Intention and Reservation Price,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Vol.8, No. 4 (September 2017).  With Joseph Cazier and Benjamin Shao.

    “An Experimental Investigation of the Individual and Joint Effects of Financial and Nonfinancial Incentives on Knowledge Sharing in Enterprise Social Media,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 41 (2017).  With Degan Kettles and Paul Steinbart.

    “Cognitive Feedforward and Feedback as Substitutes for Conscientiousness,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 40 (2017).  With Tamuchin McCreless, Michael Goul, and Megan Warner

    “The Path to the Top: Insights from Career Histories of Top CIOs”, Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 60, No. 3 (March 2017).  With Dan Mazzola and Mohan Tanniru

    "Exploiting Organizational Culture: Configurations for Value through Knowledge Worker’s Motivation, Journal of Business Research, Vol. 69, No. 11 (November 2016), pp. 5442-5447.  With Michael Lee and Robyn Raschke.

    "The Benefits and Costs of Using Metadata to Improve Enterprise Document Search,” Decision Sciences, Vol 46, No. 6 (December 2015).  With Karen Corral, David Schuff, and Greg Schymik.

    "An Empirical Examination of the Impact of ICT Investments on Future Levels of Institutionalized Democracy and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Societies," Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 13, No. 3 (March 2012).  With Haluk Demirkan, Michael Goul, and Dan Soper. 

     “Strategies for Improving the Efficacy of Fusion Question Answering Systems,” International Journal of Business Intelligence Research, Vol. 2, No. 1 (January-March 2011), pp. 46-63.  With Jose Flores, Julie Smith David, and Gregory Schymik

    “The Business Value of Green IT in Price Premiums,” Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2010), pp. 9-16.  With Joseph Cazier and Benjamin Shao.

    “Strategies for Document Management,” International Journal of Business Intelligence Research, Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2010), pp. 64-83.  With Karen Corral, David Schuff, and Gregory Schymik.

 

Courses

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 503DecisionMaking w/DataAnalytics
STP 593Applied Project
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 506Information Management
STP 593Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
STP 593Applied Project
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
STP 593Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 503DecisionMaking w/DataAnalytics
STP 593Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 506Information Management
STP 593Applied Project
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
STP 593Applied Project
CIS 593Applied Project
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 506Information Management
STP 590Reading and Conference
STP 593Applied Project
CIS 593Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 506Business Database Systems
CIS 593Applied Project
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 506Business Database Systems

Service

  • Senior Budget Analyst, Executive Budget Office, Arizona Department of Administration, November 1981 to August 1982
  • Manager, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Research and Reports Section, Arizona Department of Economic Security, June 1977 to November 1981
  • Principal/Manager, St. Louis and Associates, Economic and Statistical Consultants, June 1975 to June 1977.

Consulting

  • US Department of Labor
  • Halliburton
  • Economic Litigators
  • Vanguard Health Systems
  • Sony Electronics