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George M. Marakas

Visiting Professor, Decision Sciences and Information Systems

How can companies like Google value bits and bytes—their most valuable assets—on a balance sheet? Hear Dr. Marakas talk about the challenges of accounting for data.

If you care about your students and know what you’re talking about, you’ll get them where they want to be.

George M. Marakas (PhD ’95) is a visiting professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems.

His research has appeared in Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly and Management Science. He also is published in the conference proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Lima, Peru: “An empirical investigation into the moderating relationship of computer self-efficacy on performance in a computer-supported task,” and “How many technology types are there? Preliminary results from the technology acceptance literature,” and is the author of five textbooks on information systems.

He has been a faculty member at the University of Kansas, the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University as well as an adjunct faculty member at Helsinki School of Economics. Prior to his academic career, he had a career in the banking and real estate industries and continues as a consultant and advisor to many government and corporate clients.

He earned a PhD in information systems from FIU; a master’s degree in information systems from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Governors State University, University Park, Illinois.

View George M. Marakas’ faculty profile on the FIU College of Business web site.