Eric Larson

Eric Larson

Teaching Associate Professor of Business Administration

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8 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0680

ecl@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Business Administration (Information Systems), University of Minnesota, 2012
  • MBA, Marketing Research, Oklahoma State University, 1996
  • B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Chemistry, Colorado State University, 1992

Positions Held

  • Academic Director, M.S. Management, 2018 to present
  • Teaching Associate Professor, Information Systems, University of Illinois, 2018 to present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2018
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, 2006-2012
  • Product Manager, Quorum Business Solutions, Inc., 1999-2006
  • Consultant, Andersen Consulting, LLP, 1997-1999
  • Environmental Scientist, Conoco, Inc., 1992-1996

Recent Publications

  • Larson, E., & Vieregger, C. Forthcoming. Strategic Actions in a Platform Context: What Should Facebook Do Next? Journal of Information Systems Education,.

Other Publications

Article

  • Larson, E. (2018). Congratulations! …to the World? One Person's Experience with Social Media. Journal of Information Systems Education, 29 (3),
  • Vieregger, C., Larson, E., & Anderson, P. (2017). Top Management Team Structure and Resource Reallocation within the Multibusiness Firm. Journal of Management, 43 (8), 2497-2525.
  • Larson, E., Nelson, M., & Carter, M. (2015). The FIRST+ Year Information Systems Faculty Experience. Communications of the Association for Information Systems,.
  • Larson, E. (2013). Utilizing Classroom Simulation to Convey Key Concepts in IT Portfolio Management. Journal of Information Systems Education, 24 (2), 99-104.

Chapter in a Book

  • Larson, E., & Haran, V. (2017). Locked in by social media features? Translating clicks and comments into value. Internetworked World-15th Workshop on e-Business, WeB 2016, Revised Selected Papers ( pp. 104-109). Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Conference Proceeding

  • Huang, Y., Shaw, M., Larson, E., & Subramanyam, R. Forthcoming. How Do We Construct Information Technology (IT) Portfolios? – Attributes, Measurements, and Different Types of IT Portfolios. JAIS Theory Development Workshop held in conjunction with the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS.
  • Larson, E., & Haran, V. Forthcoming. Locked in by Social Media Features? Translating Clicks and Comments into Value. Workshop on e-Business.
  • Tu, Y., Shaw, M., Subramanyam, R., & Larson, E. Forthcoming. An Examination of IT Initiative Portfolio Characteristics and Investment Allocation: A Computational Modeling and Simulation Approach. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Larson, E. (2017). Locked in by Social Media Features? Translating Clicks and Comments into Value. ( pp. 104-109). e-Business Research Workshop, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
  • Ghoshal, A., Larson, E., Subramanyam, R., & Shaw, M. (2015). The Impact of Business Analytics Strategy on Social, Mobile, and Cloud Computing Adoption. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Larson, E. (2015). An Analysis of the Impact of Business Intelligence on the IT Organization. Global Information Technology Management World Conference.
  • Larson, E., Vieregger, C., & Anderson, P. (2015). Top Management Team Configuration and Strategic Resource Reallocation. Strategic Management Society.
  • Vieregger, C., Larson, E., & Anderson, P. (2015). The Reallocation of Capital Resources within Multidivisional Firms. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Croson, D., Drnevich, P., Larson, E., Mithas, S., Ray, G., & Tribble, L. (2014). PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: Valuing the Strategic Contributions of Information Systems Research. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Ghoshal, A., Larson, E., Subramanyam, R., & Shaw, M. (2014). The Impact of Business Analytics Strategy on Social, Mobile, and Cloud Computing Adoption. International Conference on Information Systems.
  • Larson, E., & Adams, C. (2014). Does Higher CIO Rank Serve as an Organizational Integration Mechanism? Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Sethi, R., Larson, E., & Tafti, A. (2014). Should Executives Consider the Rarity of IT Resources When Courting Alliance Partners? Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Huang, Y., Larson, E., & Shaw, M. (2013). Using a Mark-to-Market Valuation Technique to Objectively Measure IT Portfolio Value Creation. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Larson, E., & Adams, C. (2011). A Broadened Approach to IT Organizational Structure. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Larson, E., & Adams, C. (2010). Increasing Coordination Demands and the Impact on CIO Rank. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
  • Adams, C., Larson, E., & Xia, W. (2007). A Trend Toward More Centralized Information Technology (IT) Management. Americas Conference on Information Systems.

Working Paper

  • Vieregger, C., Larson, E., & Anderson, P. (2019). TMT Influence Structures and Decision-Making in the Resource Allocation Process.
  • Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. (2019). Kuhn’s (1970) Paradigms, Paradigm Shifts, and Scientific Revolutions.
  • Kim, S., Anand, G., Larson, E., & Mahoney, J. (2019). Resource Co-specialization in Outsourcing of Enterprise Systems Software.
  • Larson, E., & Vieregger, C. (2019). The Dilemma of Counter-Cyclical Strategic Capital Investment.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018
  • Best Reviewer Academy of Management OCIS Division, 2015
  • Invitee/Participant ICIS Junior Faculty Consortium, 2012,2015

Grants

  • , The Economic Impact of Top Management Teams on the Resource Allocation Process, Department of Business Administration, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2014

Courses

  • Business Analytics I (BADM 210) An introduction to basic knowledge of statistics, distributions, and linear regressions in a business setting Students will be able to perform and understand the use of basic statistical methods in generating inferences and modeling including hypothesis testing and multivariate regression. The course will introduce the concepts of a data life cycle, data visualization, and data summarization. Students will learn how to identify, describe and frame business opportunities through evidence-based storytelling and hands-on learning using spreadsheets and data visualization tools.
  • Social Media Strategy (BADM 562) Managers in firms today must be equipped to deal with the new reality of a socially connected society. In this course, students will improve their analytical capabilities and understanding of the opportunities and challenges that social media, global collaboration and new ways of engaging customers pose for the firm. An emphasis will be placed on managerial decision making in the context of the social media phenomenon. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.
  • Integrated Project (BADM 590) Special topics in the general area of business. Topics are selected by the instructor at the beginning of each term. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary; unlimited credit hours for graduate and professional students.
  • Proseminar in Informat Systems (BADM 591) Lectures in topics of current interest not covered by regular course offerings. Subjects are announced in the Class Schedule. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same term and/or separate terms as topics vary; unlimited credit hours for graduate and professional students.

Contact

8 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0680

ecl@illinois.edu