Anandhi Bharadwaj

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  • Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management
  • Phone: 404-727-1184
  • Fax: 404-727-6313

Mailing Address:

Goizueta Business School
Emory University
1300 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322


Professor Bharadwaj joined the Goizueta Business School in 1995 from Texas A&M University where she received her Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science. She also holds an M.B.A and a B.S. degree in Mathematics. Before pursuing her doctoral studies, Anandhi worked as an information systems consultant at NIIT, a world-wide IT consulting firm and was responsible for IT systems development and executive training for clients world-wide.

Anandhi currently serves as a Senior Editor for Information Systems Research and a Department Editor for the IS track in Management Science. She has also served as an Associate Editor of MIS Quarterly (2002-2004) and the Journal of AIS. Her research has been published in journals such as Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and EEE Transactions on Engineering Management.


  • Nikhil Mehta and Anandhi Bharadwaj, Knowledge Integration in Software Teams: The Role of Sentry and Guard Processes. – Forthcoming, Journal of MIS.
  • Deepa Mani, Kannan Srikanth, Anandhi Bharadwaj (2014) Efficacy of R&D Work in Offshore Captive Centers: An Empirical Study of Task Characteristics, Coordination Mechanisms, and Performance. Information Systems Research 25(4):846-864.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Omar El Sawy, Paul Pavlou, N. Venkatraman, "Digital Business Strategy: Toward a Next Generation of Insights," MIS Quarterly, Special Issue: Digital Business Strategy, MIS Quarterly, June 2013, pp.471-482.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Omar El Sawy, Paul Pavlou, N. Venkatraman, "Introduction to Visions and Voices on Emerging Challenges in Digital Business Strategy," Special Issue: Digital Business Strategy, MIS Quarterly, June 2013, pp. 633-634.
  • Roopa Raman and Anandhi Bharadwaj, "Power Differentials and Performative Deviation Paths in Practice Transfer: The Case of Evidence-based Medicine," Organization Science, 23(6):1593-1621, Nov-Dec 2012.
  • Elliot Bendoly, Anandhi Bharadwaj, and Sundar Bharadwaj, "Complementary Drivers of NPD Performance: Cross-functional Coordination, IS Capability and Intelligence Quality," Production and Operations Management Journal, 21:4, 2012.
  • Qianhui Liang, Anandhi Bharadwaj, and Bu Sung Lee, "Interactive and Iterative Service-Composition-based Approach to Flexible Information System Development," International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR), 8(4):81-107, 2011.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Mark Keil, and Magnus Mahring, "Effects of Information Technology Failures on the Market Value of Firms," Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 18:66-79, 2009. (Best Paper Award in JSIS, 2009).
  • YuanYuan Chen and Anandhi Bharadwaj, "An Empirical Analysis of IT Outsourcing Contract Structures," Information Systems Research, 20(4):484-506, December 2009.
  • Sundar Bharadwaj, Anandhi Bharadwaj, and Elliot Bendoly. "The Performance Effects of Complementarities Between Information Systems, Marketing, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Processes," Information Systems Research, 18(4):437-53, December 2007. (Runner Up Award for Best Published Paper in ISR)
  • Eric Overby, Anandhi Bharadwaj, and V. Sambamurthy, "Enterprise Agility and the Enabling Role of Information Technology," European Journal of Information Systems, 15(2), April 2006.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj and Amrit Tiwana, "Managerial Assessments of Emerging Technology Projects: An Empirical Study of E-business Investment Decisions," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 52(4), November 2005.
  • V. Sambamurthy, A. Bharadwaj, and V. Grover, "Shaping Firm Agility through Digital Options: Reconceptualizing the Role of IT in Contemporary Firms," MIS Quarterly, 27(2):237-63, June 2003. (Runner Up Award for Best Published Paper in 2003 by OCIS division of Academy of Management)
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, "Integrating Positivist and Interpretive Approaches to Information Systems Research: A Lakatosian Model," Foundations of Information Systems, September 2000.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, "A Resource-based Perspective of Information Technology Capability and Profitability: An Empirical Investigation," MIS Quarterly, Spring 2000, pp. 169-196.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Sundar Bharadwaj, and Benn Konsynski, "Information Technology Effects on Firm Performance as Measured by Tobina's q," Management Science, 45(7):1008-24, July 1999.
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Arun Sen, and Ajay Vinze, "Scheduling Cardiac Procedures: A Knowledge Based Approach," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 46(3):322-34, August 1999.
  • Anandhi S. Bharadwaj, Vijay Karan, Radha Mahapatra, Uday Murthy, and Ajay Vinze, "APX: An Integrated Knowledge-Based System to Support Audit Planning," International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management, 3:149-64, 1994.
  • Anandhi S. Bharadwaj, Ajay Vinze, and Arun Sen, "A Blackboard Architecture for Reactive Scheduling," Expert Systems with Applications, 7:55-65, 1994.
  • Anandhi S. Bharadwaj, Arun Sen, and Ajay Vinze, "Use of Reason Maintenance in Model Formulation," OMEGA: International Journal of Management Science, 21(1):123-33, 1993.
  • Anandhi S. Bharadwaj, Joobin Choobineh, Amber Lo, and Bala Shetty, "Model Management Systems: A Survey," Annals Of Operations Research, Special Issue on Model Management Systems, 38:17-67, 1992.

Areas of Specialization

  • Organizational impacts of information technology
  • Business value of IT
  • Internet commerce
  • Effects of knowledge management technologies

Achievements and Honors

  • Best Paper Award - Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2009
  • Best Published Paper-Runner Up, Information Systems Research, 2008
  • Best Associate Editor Award given by Information Systems Research - INFORMS 2007
  • Caldwell Faculty Fellowship Award at the Goizueta Business School
  • Recipient of the Doctoral Student Research Excellence Award at Texas A&M University

Memberships and Activities

  • Department Editor - Management Science (January 2015-present)
  • Senior Editor - Information Systems Research (January 2009 - present)
  • Associate Editor - Management Science (September 2007 - December 2014)
  • Associate Editor - Information Systems Research (March 2003 - December 2008)
  • Associate Editor - MIS Quarterly (Jan 2002 - December 2004)
  • Editorial Board Member - Journal of AIS (June 2002 - December 2008)
  • Member of Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Association of Information Systems Professionals
  • Academy of Management


  • Ph.D. Management Information Systems, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 1993
  • PGDRM, Institute of Rural Management, Gujarat, India 1985
  • Bachelor's Mathematics, Madras University, Tamil Nadu, India 1983