Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Carlos M. Parra

Carlos M. Parra

Clinical Professor
Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 201
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-7216
cmaparra@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Social Engineering
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
    Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral, qualitative and neuro Information Systems (IS) research (capability emergence, digital communities, collective intelligence, studies on how individuals’ characteristics may affect technology use, as well as exploring links between neural activation, self-reported measures, task performance and real-life behaviors)
  • Responsible and sustainable operations (assessing Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR initiatives/projects, resilient supply chains, and Text Analytics - TA applied to analyzing collections of CSR documents)

Courses Taught

  • Business Statistical Analysis
  • Global Logistics
  • International Marketing
  • Managing Global Production and Technology
  • Operations Analysis
  • Operations Management
  • Special Topics in International Business
  • Strategy Development and Implementation

Refereed Journal Articles

Parra C., Poudel R., & Sutherland M. T.

(2021).

Towards an Understanding of Low-Income Individuals’ Financial Resiliency: Exploration of Risk Preferences, Personality Traits, and Savings Behavior.

Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies

, 13(5)

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Gupta M., Parra C. M., & Dennehy D.

(2021).

Questioning Racial and Gender Bias in AI-based Recommendations: Do Espoused National Cultural Values Matter?

Information Systems Frontiers

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Gupta M., Parra C. M., & Mennecke B.

(2021).

Robust Analytics.

Cutter Business Technology Journal

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Parra C. M., Gupta M., & Dennehy D.

(2021).

Likelihood of Questioning AI-based Recommendations Due to Perceived Racial/Gender Bias .

IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society

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Parra C. M., Gupta M., & Mikalef P.

(2021).

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-Enabled Severe Moral Communities And How The Pandemic Might Bring New Ones.

International Journal of Information Management

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Paul K., & Parra C. M.

(2021).

Corporate Social Responsibility in International Business Literature: Results from Text Mining Data of the Journal of International Business Studies.

International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Gupta M., Parra C. M., & Salcedo E.

(2020).

Are Americans Nowadays More Willing to Use Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrencies?

Cutter Business Technology Journal

, 33(11)

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Gupta M., Parra C. M., & Salcedo E.

(2020).

Exploring Attitudes Towards Cryptocurrencies as an Alternative Digital Payment System in the U.S. and India.

Cutter IT Journal

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Parra, C. M., Tremblay, M. C., Paul, K., & Castellanos, A. (2017). Exploratory Content Analysis Using Text Data Mining: Corporate Citizenship Reports of Seven U.S. Companies from 2004-2012. Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 2017(66).


Parra, C., Tremblay, M., & Castellanos, A. (2016). Visualizing Term Eigenvector Prominence in a Corporate Social Responsibility Context. Journal on Advances in Theoretical and Applied Informatics, 2(2). View Article


Parra, C. M. (2008). Quality of Life Markets: Capabilities and Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Human Development, 9(2).


Parra, C., & Yano, M. (2006). Evolutionary Dynamics of Knowledge. Complexity, 11(5).


Parra, C. (2005). Rules and Knowledge. Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review, 2(1).


Parra, C., & Yano, M. (2005). Testing Educational System Typologies using Colombian data. International Education Journal, 6(1).


Parra, C., & M, Y. (2004). Distinctions as Embodied Experiences. Semiotica, 151(1-4).


Parra, C., & Yano, M. (2002). Tridimensional Recursive Learning Model. Cybernetics and Human Knowing, 9(3&4).


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