Merlin Nandy

Merlin Nandy
Merlin Nandy
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Merlin Nandy is an Assistant Professor in the area of Information Systems at IIM Sambalpur. Prior to joining here, she was a Senior Solution Manager, Managing Consultant at IBM India Private Ltd. She is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in the area of Management Information Systems. Her research focuses on the use of different Internet based technologies by end users and organizations, and the factors that impact such use. She is a Certified Solution Consultant in SAP CRM Telesales and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Her industry experience spans more than a decade, she has been primarily engaged in a presales role with focus on Electronic business, ERP applications and Intelligent Automation. She is a Mechanical Engineer from REC Rourkela (currently NIT). She worked for 2 years at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Kolkata as Programmer Analyst before joining IIM Calcutta for doctoral studies. 

Planned courses:

Management Information Systems (MIS) 
Digital Transformation

Guest lecture sessions:

Guest lecture on Artificial Intelligence in Business at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (2018)
Guest lecture on Enterprise systems for PGP Executive batch at the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (2016)

Nandy, Merlin. (2019). Organizational Factors Influencing Inclination to Use a B2B Website by a Buyer-Supplier Dyad: The Indian Context, Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 29 No. 3 (September 2019), 328-358

Nandy, Merlin & Seetharaman, Priya. (2019). Interorganizational processes in buyer–supplier dyads: An information intensity perspective. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. 29 (2). 96-114.
DOI: 10.1080/10919392.2018.1554280

Nandy, Merlin. (2018). Determinants of Business-to-Business (B2B) Website Use by a Buyer-Supplier Dyad: Case of an Automotive Component Manufacturing Co., Journal of Cases on Information Technology, Volume 20, Issue 2 DOI: 10.4018/JCIT.2018040101

Conference Papers:

Paper accepted at International Conference on Digital Economy (ICDE), Raipur, 2019 - The evolving role of IT Industry Presales in the Digital age

Paper presented at Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Omaha, 2005 - Antecedents of Website Acceptance and Use: An Interdisciplinary View, co-authored with Prof. S.D. Vaidya

Paper accepted at International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB), Beijing 2004 - The Internet and the Organizational Adoption of Electronic Business: A Research Agenda, co-authored with Prof. S.D. Vaidya

Paper accepted at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37) 2004, Hawaii - An Improved Search Technique for Optimal Winner Determination for Combinatorial Auctions, co-authored with Prof. Ambuj Mahanti (Paper was nominated from the Minitrack for Best Paper Award)