Ritu Agarwal

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Chair of Information Systems and Department Chair of DOIT

College Park, MD 20742-1815

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Performance Effects of Coaching: A Multilevel Analysis Using Heirarchical Linear Modeling

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-031
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Ritu Agarwal, Corey M. Angst and Massimo Magni
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, IT, Analytics, and Operations department and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,694 (11,009)
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LMX, HLM, Coaching, Behavior, Performance, Job Satisfaction

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Vocal Minority and Silent Majority: How Do Online Ratings Reflect Population Perceptions of Quality?

MIS Quarterly 39(3), p. 565-589, September 2015., Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-065, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2629837
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business, George Mason University - School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Michigan
Downloads 725 (38,666)
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online ratings, physician quality, online word-of-mouth, professional services, informativeness

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Online Infomediaries and Price Discrimination: Evidence from the Auto-Retailing Sector

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 642 (45,578)
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Online Intermediaries, E-Commerce, Price Discrimination, Internet Retailing, Infomediaries

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Wireless Communication's Role in Patient Response Time: A Study of Vocera Integration with a Nurse Call System

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 May 2006
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 550 (55,591)
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Wireless, VoIP, Workflow, BPR, Nurse Call System, Value

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Competing 'Creatively' in Online Markets: Evidence from Sponsored Search

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-064
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Animesh Animesh, Siva Viswanathan and Ritu Agarwal
McGill University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 527 (58,680)
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Sponsored Search, Digital Competition, Online Markets, Online Advertising, Differentiation Strategies

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Social Interactions and the 'Digital Divide': Explaining Regional Variations in Internet Use

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-024
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Ritu Agarwal, Animesh Animesh and Kislaya Prasad
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, McGill University and Florida State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 424 (76,603)
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peer effects, social influence, regional variation, Internet use, digital divide

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How Digital Word-of-Mouth Affects Consumer Decision Making: Evidence from Doctor Appointment Booking

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2778683
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 410 (79,730)

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Online ratings, consumer decision making, physician quality, online word-of-mouth, natural experiment, consideration set, location choice

8.

Getting Personal About Electronic Health Records: Modeling the Beliefs of Personal Health Record Users and Non-Users

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 May 2006
Corey M. Angst and Ritu Agarwal
IT, Analytics, and Operations department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 321 (105,473)
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Electronic Health Record, EHR, Personal Health Record, PHR, Health Information Technology, HIT, Cognitive Schema, Mental Model

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Advertising or Price? The Efficacy of Quality Informational Cues in Online Sponsored Search Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Animesh Animesh, Siva Viswanathan and Ritu Agarwal
McGill University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 293 (116,394)

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Sponsored Search, Quality Signal, Online Advertising, Online Markets, Information Asymmetry

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Overcoming Personal Barriers to Adoption When Technology Enables Information to Be Available to Others

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-033
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Corey M. Angst and Ritu Agarwal
IT, Analytics, and Operations department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 281 (121,560)
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Privacy, ELM, EHR, CFIP, Attitude

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Patients Take Control: Individual Empowerment with Personal Health Records

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 May 2006
Corey M. Angst and Ritu Agarwal
IT, Analytics, and Operations department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 276 (123,847)
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Electronic health records, health information technology, e-health, EHR,PHR

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Matching Platforms and HIV Incidence: An Empirical Investigation of Race, Gender, and Socio-Economic Status

Management Science, Forthcoming, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2634667, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-069
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Brad N. Greenwood and Ritu Agarwal
George Mason University - School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 269 (127,294)
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public health, two sided matching, platforms, natural experiment, HIV, digital divide

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Seller Search and Market Outcomes in Online Auctions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 261 (131,375)
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seller search, online auctions, sequential auctions, online channels

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An Empirical Examination of the Importance of Defining the Phr for Research and for Practice

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2006
Corey M. Angst, Ritu Agarwal and Janelle Downing
IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
Downloads 247 (138,919)
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PHR, EHR, Personal Health Record, Electronic Health Record, Beliefs, Attitudes

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Catch Me If You Can — Detecting Fraudulent Online Reviews of Doctors Using Deep Learning

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Feb 2019
Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business, University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 202 (168,203)
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Deep Learning, Online Reviews, Fraud Detection, Human Biases, Healthcare

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Unraveling the 'Social' in Social Norms: The Conditioning Effect of User Connectivity

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Che-Wei Liu, Guodong (Gordon) Gao and Ritu Agarwal
Indiana University Bloomington - Kelley School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 179 (187,704)
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Social norms, social connections, goal setting, goal attainment, goal setting theory, heterogeneous treatment effect

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Central and Peripheral Routes to Sustained Technology Usage

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2006
Corey M. Angst and Ritu Agarwal
IT, Analytics, and Operations department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 154 (213,478)
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attitude, behavior, compliance, identification, internalization, ELM, CRM, IT use

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Reciprocity or Self-Interest? Leveraging Digital Social Connections for Healthy Behavior

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 May 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2019
Che-Wei Liu, Guodong (Gordon) Gao and Ritu Agarwal
Indiana University Bloomington - Kelley School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 139 (231,911)

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Reciprocity, self-interest, healthy behavior, social connections, social closeness, social exchange theory

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Determinants of mHealth Effectiveness: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2019
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, Veritas Health Systems - Washington Office, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 105 (285,404)

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mHealth, Healthcare, Social Support, Cesarean Section, Field Experiment

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The When and Why of Abandonment: The Role of Organizational Differences in Medical Technology Lifecycles

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-003, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2711924
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
George Mason University - School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 102 (291,193)
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technology abandonment, organizational incentives, norms of science, financial incentives, healthcare, medical devices, medical guidelines, econometric analysis

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The Role of Individual and Organizational Expertise in the Adoption of New Practices

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 May 2018
George Mason University - School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 95 (304,947)
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information adoption, physician decision making, expert decision making, deliberate practice, healthcare, medical guidelines

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Friend or Foe? The Interaction Between Human and Artificial Intelligence on Performance in Medical Chart Coding

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 89 (317,759)

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artificial intelligence, productivity, worker skills, healthcare, medical coding, circadian rhythm

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Personal Research, Second Opinions, and the Diagnostic Effort of Experts

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2809834
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 17 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Ritu Agarwal, Che-Wei Liu and Kislaya Prasad
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington - Kelley School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 72 (360,188)
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Expert services, information acquisition, personal research, second opinions, credence goods

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Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Health IT & Analytics

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2020
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Michigan
Downloads 20 (578,787)

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Health Information Technology, Health Economics, Health Analytics, Healthcare, Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence

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Digital Transformation: A Path to Economic and Societal Value

Revista CEA, Vol. 6, No. 12, 2020
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
Ritu Agarwal
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1 (721,784)

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Digital transformation, Business Value, Societal Value

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Technology-Enabled Transformations in U.S. Health Care: Early Findings on Personal Health Records and Individual Use

Posted: 26 Sep 2008
Ritu Agarwal and Corey M. Angst
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and IT, Analytics, and Operations department

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Health Information Technology, Personal Health Records, Electronic Health Records, Electronic Medical Records, HIT, PHR, EHR, EMR, eHealth

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Wireless Communication Role in Patient Response Time: A Study of Vocera Integration with a Nurse Call System

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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The Autonomy-Control Dilemma: Motivation, Ability and the Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems by Physician Practices

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and IT, Analytics, and Operations department

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Electronic Health Record System, EHR, Ability, Motivation, Motivation-Ability Framework, Self Determination Theory (SDT), Adoption, Physician Practices, Health IT

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Determinants of Willingness to Voluntarily Disclose Quality of Care Information among California Hospitals

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, IT, Analytics, and Operations department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - Institute for Health Policy Studies

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Quality Disclosure, CHART, HIT, Transparency Initiatives

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The Performance Impacts of Coaching: A Multilevel Analysis using Hierarchical Linear Modeling

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Ritu Agarwal, Corey M. Angst and Massimo Magni
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, IT, Analytics, and Operations department and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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HLM, coaching, job satisfaction

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Propensity, Susceptibility, Infectiousness, and Proximity: Predicting Organizational Diffusion of Electronic Medical Records

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems

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electronic medical record, diffusion, propensity, susceptibility, infectiousness, spatial proximity

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Adoption of Electronic Health Records in the Presence of Privacy Concerns: The Elaboration Likelihood Model and Individual Persuasion

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Corey M. Angst and Ritu Agarwal
IT, Analytics, and Operations department and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Privacy, ELM, EHR, CFIP, Attitude

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Bid or Buy? Individual Shopping Traits as Predictors of Strategic Exit in Online Auctions

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology

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Shopping traits, behavioral predictors, auctions, online auctions, strategic exit, Buy-it-Now, impulse buying, trait competitiveness, hedonic need, product knowledge

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Reconceptualizing Compatibility Beliefs in Technology Acceptance

Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Elena Karahanna, Ritu Agarwal and Corey M. Angst
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and IT, Analytics, and Operations department

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compatibility, technology acceptance

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Multilevel Investigation of Influence and Extensiveness of Individual Technology Use

Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2008
Corey M. Angst, Ritu Agarwal and Massimo Magni
IT, Analytics, and Operations department, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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multilevel analysis, IT use, longitudinal, ELM, compliance, identification, internalization

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Marketspace or Marketplace? Online Information Search and Channel Outcomes in Auto Retailing

Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Volkswagen of America

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Online Infomediaries, Information Need Fulfillment, Auto Retailing, Value Chain

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 33
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Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Health IT & Analytics (CHITA 2018)

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Michigan
Downloads 33 (637,145)

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Health Information Technology, Health Economics, Health Analytics, Healthcare, Information Systems