Nik Dalal Professor Management Science and Information Systems 452 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8618 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax)


Ph D, Texas Tech UniversityManagement Information Systems1990
MS, Texas Tech UniversityManagement Information Systems1988
MBA, South Gujarat University, Surat, IndiaMarketing1983
BS, MS University, Baroda, IndiaPhysics1978


David Pauleen & Nikunj Dalal. (2018). "Opinion: Where wisdom meets technology ". Massey University:

David Pauleen & Nikunj Dalal. (2018). "The Wisdom - Information Systems Nexus". The University of Chicago: Center for Practical Wisdom.

Nikunj Dalal & David Pauleen. (2018). "The Wisdom Nexus: Guiding IS research, practice and education". Information Systems Journal.

Nikunj Dalal. (2017). "Understanding Blockchain-based Decentralized Organizations". International Conference on Future Work Organizations.

Nikunj Dalal. (2017). "Exploring the Human-Technology Relationship: An Inquiry Based Upon Practical Wisdom". Thirteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society.

Nikunj Dalal. (2016). "From Knowledge to Wisdom: The Case for Wisdom Computing". International Conference of Knowledge, Innovation, and Enterprise.

Nikunj Dalal. (2016). "Introducing Practical Wisdom in Management and Leadership Education". The 4th International Communication Management ConferenceThe 4th International Communication Management Conference.

Nikunj Dalal. (2016). "Making Contact with Not-Knowing". Science and Non-Duality Conference.

Nikunj Dalal. (2016). "Exploring Reflective Means to Handle Plagiarism in IS". Journal of Information Systems Education. 27 (3)

Nikunj Dalal, Ali Intezari & Marty Heitz. (2016). "Editors' Preface: Introducing “Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, Issues and Questions for a New Millennium”". Routledge/Gower/Ashgate.

Nikunj Dalal, Ali Intezari & Marty Heitz. (2016). "Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology Insights, issues, and questions for a new millennium". Routledge/Gower/Ashgate:

Nikunj Dalal. (2016). "Toward a Wisdom-Based Understanding of the Human-Technology Relationship". Routledge/Gower/Ashgate.

Nikunj Dalal. (2015). "Responding to Plagiarism Using Reflective Means". International Journal for Educational Integrity. 11 (4)

David Pauleen, Nikunj Dalal, David Rooney, Ali Intezari & Wenli Wang. (2015). "In Bed with Technology? Peril, Promise, and Prudence.". Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 37 (38)

Nikunj Dalal & Marty Heitz. (2015). "Towards the Design of Innovative Spaces for Deep Dialogue and Insight Formation". AMCIS 2015.

Nikunj Dalal. (2015). "Wisdom Computing: A New Frontier?". Eleventh International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society.

Nikunj Dalal. (2014). "In Bed with Technology? Peril, Promise, and Prudence.". Australasian Conference of Information Systems.

Nikunj Dalal. (2014). "Exploring the Bitcoin System: a Complex EconoSociotechnical Systems (CEST) Perspective". International Journal of Conceptions on Management and Social Sciences. Vol. 2 ( Issue. 3), 47-51. 2357 – 2787.

Nikunj Dalal & et. al. . (2013). "Where is the Wisdom We Have Lost in Technology? ". AMCIS 2013 Panel.

Nikunj Dalal. (2012). "Using rapid game prototyping for learning requirements discovery and modeling". Journal of Information Systems education. 23 (4)

Nikunj Dalal & Marty Heitz. (2012). "Creating Innovative Digital Spaces for Deep Dialogue". Inter-disciplinary.Net: Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives.

Nikunj Dalal. (2012). "Wisdom Computing: Toward a Framework for Wisdom Research in Information Systems". AMCIS 2012.

Nikunj Dalal, Subhash Kak & Sohum Sohoni. (2012). "The Use of Rapid Digital Game Creation to Teach Object Oriented Concepts". Informing Science and Education Conference.

L. Karvalics & Nikunj Dalal. (2011). "Beyond Knowledge Management: An Extended Model of Knowledge Governance". International Journal of Knowledge Society Research.

K Sankaran, Nikunj Dalal & G Kannabiran. (2011). "Software Quality Determinants in Offshored IS Projects: A Comparison between within-budget and over-budget projects". Bangalore: The Sixth International Conference on Information Processing (ICIP 2011).

Nikunj Dalal. (2011). "Using Educational Technologies to Further Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, and Wisdom ". Chennai: IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E).

P Kuruvada, Daniel Asamoah, Nikunj Dalal & S Kak. (2010). "Learning Computational Thinking from Rapid Digital Game Creation". Proceeding of the 2nd Annual Conference on Theoretical and Applied Computer Science.

Nikunj Dalal & Daniel Asamoah. (2010). "Examining Learning Styles in an Interactive Asynchronous Online Course". Edulearn 2010.

Nikunj Dalal. (2010). "Using Rapid Digital Game Creation to Teach Requirements Analysis for UML Model-Based Software Engineering". Sixth European Conference on Modeling Foundations and Applications.

Nikunj Dalal, P.N. Dalal, S. Kak, P. Antonenko & S. Stansberry. (2009). "Rapid Digital Game Creation for Broadening Participation in Computing and Fostering Crucial Thinking Skills". International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing. 1 (2), 123-137.

L. Karvalics & Nikunj Dalal. (2009). ""An Extended Model of Knowledge Governance," in Best Practices for the Knowledge Society. Knowledge, Learning, Development and Technology for All, Communications in Computer and Information Science". Berlin Heidelberg: 49, 279-287. 978-3-642-04756-5..

P.N. Dalal, Nikunj Dalal & S. Kak. (2009). "Learning Computer Programming with Game Design". Proceedings of the CSEDU International Conference on Computer Supported Education.

Nikunj Dalal. (2008). ""Wisdom Networks: Towards a Wisdom-Based Society" in M. Lytras & J. Carol (eds.), The Open Knowledge Society: A Computer Science and Information Systems Manifesto". Heidelberg: Springer. 19

Dursun Delen & Nikunj Dalal. (2007). "“Successful Business Process Transformation at J.D. Edwards,” in L. Markus & V. Grover (eds.), Business Process Transformation, Advances in Management Information Systems Research Monographs". M.E. Sharpe Publishing. , 237-251.

Nikunj Dalal. (2007). "Teaching ERP Online with SAP". Proceedings of the SAP Curriculum Congress.

Nikunj Dalal. (2006). "Toward a Reflective Dialogue-Based Inquiring System". Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the AMCIS.

Dursun Delen, Nikunj Dalal & P.C. Benjamin. (2005). "Integrated Modeling: The Key to Holistic Understanding of the Enterprise". Communications of the ACM. 48 (4), 107-112.

S. Singh, Nikunj Dalal & Nancy Spears. (2005). "Understanding Web Home Page Perception". The European Journal of Information Systems. 14, 288-302.

Nikunj Dalal. (2005). "Effective E-Learning Design Practices: A Case Study". Taipei, Taiwan: Proceedings of the International Association of Information Systems.

S. Singh, Nikunj Dalal, M. Mishra & V. Patil. (2005). "A Communications View of Web Page Perception". Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising. 27 (1), 31-52.

Nikunj Dalal. (2005). "An Asynchronous Interactive Learning Course on Enterprise Systems". Norman, OK: Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Big XII MIS Research Symposium.

Nikunj Dalal. (2004). "Project PROOF: Learning Lessons from Process Reengineering at J.D. Edwards". Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 13, 486-507.

S. Singh, Nikunj Dalal & M. Mishra. (2004). "Research Burnout: A Refined Multidimensional Scale". Psychological Reports. 5, 1253-1263.

Nikunj Dalal. (2004). "Issues in the Development of an Interactive Asynchronous Learning Course on Enterprise Systems". Las Vegas, NV: Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meeting of ISOneWorld.

Nikunj Dalal. (2004). "Enterprise Systems Education". Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the PeopleSoft Higher Education Users Group Conference.

Nikunj Dalal, M. Kamath, J. Kolarik & E. Sivarama. (2004). "Toward an Integrated Framework For Modeling Enterprise Processes". Communications of the ACM. 47 (3)

M. Kamath, Nikunj Dalal, A. Chaugule, E. Sivaraman & W.J. Kolarik. (2003). ""A Review of Enterprise Process Modeling Techniques," in Prabhu et al. (eds.), Scalable Enterprise Systems: An Introduction to Recent Advance". Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. , 1-32.

Nikunj Dalal. (2002). "An Integral Perspective of Information Systems". Dallas, TX: Proceedings of the 2002 Annual AMCIS Meeting.

M. Kamath, Nikunj Dalal, J. Kolarik & A. Lau. (2002). "Framework Development for Process and Performance Modeling of Enterprise Systems". Proceedings of USP 2001-2002.

Nikunj Dalal. (2002). "The Development of Multimedia Instructional Materials on Enterprise Systems and Collaborative Commerce". Proceedings of the 2002 Annual Meeting of FOCUS.

M. Kamath, Nikunj Dalal & R. Chinnanchetty. (2002). "The Application of XML-Based Markup Languages in Enterprise Process Modeling". Proceedings of the 2002 IERC Annual Conference.

Awards and Honors

Faculty Award for Outstanding Service (2012)
Faculty Distinguished Performance Award (2004)
Technology Innovator Award (2004)
Second-Best Paper Award at the Fourth Annual Conference (2002)

Editorial and Review Activities

International Journal of Knowledge Society Research
Editorial Board Member

e-Service Journal
Associate Editor

Book Editor: Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, Issues and Questions for a New Millennium
Editor or Co-Editor
2015 - 2016

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

Oklahoma State University, Professor of MSIS, 2005
Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor of MSIS, 1995 - 2005
J.D. Edwards Corporation, Consultant, 2001 - 2002
J.D. Edwards Corporation, Research Fellow, June 1999 - August 1999
Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor of MSIS, 1990 - 1995
Texas Tech University, Lecturer, August 1989 - May 1990
Datamatics Consultants India, Consultant, 1983 - December 1986