Earl McKinney, Ph.D.

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Earl McKinney, Ph.D.

  • Position: Interim Chair
    Professor, Dr. Timothy and Ruth Ann Ross Teaching Professorship
  • Phone: 419-372-8336
  • Email: emckinn@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 226 Maurer Center

Ph.D., 1991, Management Information Systems, University of Texas
M.A., 1981, Engineering in Operations Research, Cornell University
B.S., 1980, Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy


Bowling Green State University: 2000 – present
MIS 200 Coordinator 2000-2001

McKinney, E., & Shaffer, R. (2023). Teaching Awareness of Ambiguity in Data. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 52(1), 11.

McKinney, E., Niese, B., Bhatia, M. Active Learning in the IS Classroom: A Student Crowdpolling Exercise for IS Courses, Journal of IS Education, Volume 34, Issue 2, Spring 2023.

“The Use of Advisory Board Input for Revising Master of Accountancy Curriculum,” 2019, Advances in Accounting Education, with Snead, Coleman

“Information as a difference: toward a subjective theory of information," 2019, European Journal of Information Systems, with Yoos

“Big Data, digital demand & decision making,” 2018, International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, with Green, Heppard, Garcia

"The Need for ‘Skeptical’ Accountants in the Era of Big Data,” 2017, Journal of Accounting Education, with Yoos and Snead.

“Informing Students about Information:  Seven Semantic Exercises,”  2016,  Communications of the AIS, with Yoos

“Crisis IT Design Implications High Risk Systems: Systems, Control And Information Propositions,”  2011, Behaviour & Information Technology

“Information about Information:  A Taxonomy of Views.” 2010. MIS Quarterly. with Yoos

“Supporting Preexisting Teams in Crisis with IT,” 2008, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application.

“Practice makes a Difference:  Experience and E-Commerce," 2006,  Information Technology, Learning, and Performance. with Klopping. 

“How Swift Starting Action Teams Get Off the Ground,” 2005, Management Communication Quarterly. With Davis, Barker

“Learning by Fire:  The Learning Challenges Facing U.S. Forest Service Aviation,” 2004,  Government Information Quarterly.                                                           

“Extending the TAM and TTF Models as Predictors for Consumer E-Commerce,” 2004,  Information Technology, Learning, and Performance.

“The Role of Communication Values in Swift Starting Action Teams:  IT Insights From Flightcrew Experience,” 2004, Information & Management

“The Effects of Deliberate Practice on Crisis Decision Performance,” 2003,  Human Factors. With Davis

“Leveraging the Hidden Order of Systems Theories,” 2002, Foundations of Information Systems.

"The Management Capstone Course:  Strategy, Marketing, and MIS in the One School Roomhouse.” 1998. Journal of Management Education.

"Crew Resource Management:  A Simulator Study Comparing Fixed Versus Formed Aircrews, " 1996, Aviation, Space, & Environmental Medicine

"Comparison of Fixed Versus Formed Aircrews in Military Transport," 1994,  Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine.

"Flight Leads and Crisis Decision Making," 1993, Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine.

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