Lucas, Henry C(ameron), Jr. 1944-
LUCAS, Henry C(ameron), Jr. 1944-
PERSONAL: Born September 4, 1944, in Omaha, NE; son of Henry Cameron (an advertising executive) and Lois (a teacher; maiden name, Himes) Lucas; married Ellen Kuhbach (a teacher of French), June 8, 1968; children: Scott Cameron, Jonathan Gerdes. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Yale University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 1966; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1970. Hobbies and other interests: Jogging, cycling, sailing, travel.
ADDRESSES: Home—871 Coachway, Annapolis, MD 21401. Office—Center for Electronic Markets and Enterprises, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland—College Park, College Park, MD 20742.
CAREER: Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, MA, consultant on information systems, 1966-70; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, assistant professor of computer and information system, 1970-74; New York University, New York, NY, associate professor, 1974-78, professor of computer applications and information systems, 1978-88, research professor, 1988-98, professor at Leonard N. Stern School of Business, 1998-2000, department chair, 1978-84, University of Maryland—College Park, Robert H. Smith professor of Information Systems, 2000-, codirector of Center for Electronic Markets and Enterprises, 2001—. INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, visiting professor, 1985; Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ, visiting researcher, 1991; Nanyang Technological University, Shaw Foundation Professor, 1997-98. Member of board of directors, AVX Corp., 2000-02, and Kencast, 2000—; INFORMS, member.
MEMBER: Association for Computing Machinery, Institute of Management Sciences, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association of Information Systems (fellow; vice president for publications, 1995-98), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi.
AWARDS, HONORS: Award for Excellence in teaching, Schools of Business, 1982; Westside Alumni Hall of Fame Award, 1991.
Computer-Based Information Systems in Organizations, Science Research Associates (Palo Alto, CA), 1973.
Why Information Systems Fail (monograph), Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 1975.
The Implementation of Computer-Based Models (monograph), National Association of Accountants (New York, NY), 1976.
The Analysis, Design, and Implementation of Information Systems, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1976, 4th edition, 1992.
(With C. F. Gibson) Casebook for Management Information Systems, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1976, 3rd edition, 1985.
Information Systems Concepts for Management, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1978, 7th edition published as Information Technology for Management, 2000.
(Editor, with F. Land, T. J. Lincoln, and K. Supper) The Information Systems Environment, North-Holland (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 1980.
Implementation: The Key to Successful Information Systems (monograph), Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 1981.
Coping with Computers: A Manager's Guide to Controlling Information Processing, Free Press (New York, NY), 1982.
Introduction to Computers and Information Systems, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1987.
Managing Information Services, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1989.
(Editor, with R. Schwartz) The Challenge of Information Technology for Securities Markets: Liquidity, Volatility and Global Trading, Dow Jones-Irwin (Homewood, IL), 1989.
(With R. Schultz and M. Ginzberg) Information Systems Implementation: Testing a Structural Model (monograph), Ablex Publishing (Norwood, NJ), 1990.
The T-Form Organization: Using Technology to Design Organizations for the 21st Century, Jossey-Bass (San Francisco, CA), 1996.
Information Technology and the Productivity Paradox: Assessing the Value of Investing in IT, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1999.
Contributor to books, including Efficient versus Effective Computing, edited by F. Gruenberger, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), 1973; Implementing Operations Research/Management Science: Research Findings and Implications, edited by R. Schultz and D. Slevin, Elsevier Science (New York, NY), 1975; The Economics of Information Processing, Volume 2, edited by R. Goldberg and H. Lorin, Wiley (New York, NY), 1982; The Handbook of Industrial Engineering, edited by G. Salvendi, Wiley (New York, NY), 1982; and Understanding and Managing Strategies Change, edited by H. Ansoff, A. Bosman, and P. Storms, North-Holland (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 1982. Contributor to information systems and management journals. Editor in chief, Communications of AIS, 1998-2002, and Systems, Objectives, Solutions; editor, Industrial Management (now Sloan Management Review), 1967-68, and Performance Evaluation Review, 1972-73; associate editor, MIS Quarterly, 1978-83, Management Science, 1985-87, ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, 1985-87, and Information and Management; member of editorial board, Sloan Management Review, 1980-91.
SIDELIGHTS: Henry C. Lucas, Jr. once told CA: "The powerful combination of computers and networks makes it possible to design radically new organizations, a topic I explore in The T-Form Organization: Using Technology to Design Organizations for the 21st Century."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Interfaces, March-April, 2000, Benjamin Lev, review of Information Technology and the Productivity Paradox: Assessing the Value of Investing in IT, p. 117.
Library Journal, December, 2001, Bellinda Wise, review of Strategies for Electronic Commerce and the Internet, p. 140.
Wisconsin Lawyer, November, 2002, Gail Miles, review of Strategies for Electronic Commerce and the Internet, p. 31.