Russell PurvisAssociate Professor
Office: 170F Sirrine Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3770
Fax: (864) 656-2015
Personal Website: http://people.clemson.edu/~rlpurvi/
Ph.D. Information and Management Science
B.S. Systems Analysis
Seminar in Organizational Impacts of Information Systems (Doctorate)
ProfileDr. Purvis teaches courses in the areas of information systems as well as project and technology management. His current research interests focus on the development and implementation of information systems with an emphasis on managing information system projects. His articles have been published or accepted to be published in MIS Quarterly, Management Science, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management among others, as well as national proceedings. He was awarded (2002) the Emerging Scholar Award and (2012) the Service Award within the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University. Prior to joining the Clemson University, Dr. Purvis was on faculty at the University of Central Florida where he received the 1997 Galloway award from the Management Department for outstanding research, teaching and service, the 1998 Galloway award from the Management Department for outstanding teaching, the 1998 Galloway award from the College of Business for the best undergraduate teaching, and a 1998 teaching award from the State of Florida.
Current research interests include organizational transformation through information technologies, issues in the implementation of IT applications within organizations, and project management.
1. “The Relationships between Psychological and Organizational Climate and Stakeholder Motivation to Participate in the Assimilation of Project Management Processes and Complementary Software”, International Journal of Project Management, [R. Purvis, T. Zagenczyk and G. McCray],(forthcoming) Elsevier Journal.