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Arvind Gudi, Ph.D.

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Professor - Decision Sciences


Decision Sciences


H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Arvind Gudi is a Professor of Decision Sciences in the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems. He received a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering.

His teaching interests include Management Information Systems, MIS Strategy and Policy, Data Analytics for Business Managers, Service Operations Management, and Business Statistics.

His research is focused on the challenges of knowledge management and knowledge integration in the field of emergency (disaster) management. He is currently working on a collaborative research project funded by the grant award for “NSU Quality of Life Faculty Community-based Applied Research."

Prior to academic research and teaching, he gained extensive industry experience in systems strategy and development and project management. He has held several professional and management positions with consulting and private companies with national and international focuses.

His research and consulting in public-sector organizations include NASA and Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center.
Bringing insights from his management background, Dr. Gudi passionately demonstrates to his students the essential link between academic theory and practice in the real world.

He founded the Mindfulness Society at Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, and serves as Faculty Coach and Advisor for the professional and personal development of all the members. He conducts seminars, workshops, and study groups that are open to students, faculty, and staff, and in some cases, open to their family members. Participants develop self-awareness, focus, concentration, perspective, mental agility, openness, and other qualities. These are the essential qualities to enable them to become leaders, corporate managers, entrepreneurs, and effective community members.

  • Ph.D. - Florida International University - Business Administration
  • M.S. - Florida International University - Management Information Systems
  • B.S. - College of Engineering, Pune, India - Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering

ISM 5150 Information Strategy for Digital Transformation

QNT 5471 Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy

QNT 5580 Decision Sciences Internship

Kimberly Deranek, Arvind Gudi, Alex McLeod, & Barbara Hewitt Adolescents' Exercise Motives Impact on Use Adherence of Wearable Technology. SEDSI 2019 Conference Proceedings 2019.

Robert Burnett, Robert Hauer, Arvind Gudi, & Thomas Griffin A Quantitative Study of the Penetration of Agile Methods for Software Development. Academy of Business Research 2016.

Juan Ramirez, Arvind Gudi, & Thomas Griffin Student Perception of the Role of Emotional Intelligence in College Success: A Phenomenological Study. 2016.

A Castellanos, A Castillo, Arvind Gudi, & R Lee Emergency Planning and Visualization: The case of Miami-Dade County EOC. 3rd International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes 2013.

Arvind Gudi, Jose Rocha, Irma Becerra-Fernandez, & Weidong Xia Knowledge Management Task Complexity in Emergency Management. 2010.

Arvind Gudi, Jose Rocha, Irma Becerra-Fernandez, & Weidong Xia Dealing with Task Uncertainty in Disaster Management. 2009.

Determinants of Digital Entrepreneurial Drive, Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2020, Online (Due to Covid-19)

Awareness and Possession of Digital Competencies as Determinants of Digital Entrepreneurship, NSU Undergraduate Student Symposium, 2020, Nova Southeastern University

Communities of Practice with a Focus on Yoga and Self-awareness, Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2019, 2019, Boston, MA

Everything You Need to Know About Business Intelligence and How to Take Your Business to the Next Level, Broward & Beyond Business Conference, 2019, Davie, FL

Adolescents' Exercise Motives: Impact on Use Adherence of Wearable Technology, SEDSI2019 Annual Conference, 2019, Savannah, GA

Practice of Mindfulness for Effective Management and Performance, Corporate Leadership Series 2018, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Impact of Technology on Health and Wellness. , Americas Conference on Information Systems 2017, Boston, MA

Impact of Technology on Health and Wellness , America's Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, MA 2017, Boston, MA

Research Panel on Happiness and Mindfulness, World Happiness Summit Academic Sessions 2017, Miami, Florida

Student Perception of the Role of Emotional Intelligence in College Success: A Phenomenological Study, Academy of Business Research Conference 2016,

A Quantitative Study of the Penetration of Agile Methods for Software Development, Academy of Business Research Conference *** Best Paper Award *** 2016,

Effective knowledge management strategies in emergency response organizations, 16th International Conference on Management of Technology 2007, Miami Beach

Project Ensayo: A Virtual Emergency Operations Center, 16th International Conference on Management of Technology 2007, Miami Beach

Effective Knowledge Management for Successful Project Operations, Knowledge Management and Successful Mission Operations Conference 2006, Houston, TX

Hewitt, B., Deranek, K., McLeod, A., Gudi, A. (in press). Exercise Motives Impact on Physical Activities Measured Using Wearable Devices. To appear in Health Promotion International.

Atkins, R., Yurova, Y., Gudi, A., Ruppel, C. (2022). Ambidextrous learning in buyer-supplier relationships: The role of strategic and operational information sharing. International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, 15(1), 1-19.

Kimberly Deranek, Barbara Hewitt, Arvind Gudi, & Alex McLeod (2020). The Impact of Exercise Motives on Adolescents’ Sustained Use of Wearable Technology. Behaviour and Information Technology, pp. 1-40.

Arvind Gudi, Weidong Xia, & Irma Becerra (2019). When Things Go Right in Disasters: The Moderating Effect of Specific Knowledge on Task Performance. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 10(2), pp. 1-27.

David Hinds & Arvind Gudi (2015). The Knowledge-as-Object Metaphor: A Case of Semantic Pathology. International Journal of Knowledge Management 11(2), pp. 16-29.

Arvind Gudi, W Xia, I Becerra-Fernandez, A Gudi, & J Rocha-Mier (2011). Emergency Management Task Complexity and Knowledge Sharing Strategies. Cutter IT Journal 24(1), pp. 20-25.

Arvind Gudi & I Becerra-Fernandez (2008). An experiential approach to teaching Knowledge Management. International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies 1(3), pp. 171-188.