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Indiana University Bloomington

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Ash Soni

Contact Information

(812) 855-8489
soni [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Godfrey Center, Room 3006

  • Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs
  • Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies
  • ArcelorMittal Faculty Fellow


  • Bloomington


  • DBA, Indiana University, 1981
  • MBA, Indiana University, 1979
  • MS, Strathclyde University, 1973
  • BS, Manchester University, 1971

Professional Experience

  • Indiana University, School of Business1981 – Present
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (1986)
  • Operations Research Executive, NCB, London, United Kingdom (1972 – 1975)

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Kelley Direct Program Teaching Excellence Award, 2004, 2005, 2009, and 2011
  • Arcelor Mittal Faculty Fellowship, 2008-Present
  • SAP Faculty Fellowship, 2002-2008
  • Victor Cabot Faculty Fellowship Award, 2000
  • TERA Award, 2000
  • Innovative Teaching Award (Undergraduate SAP/ERP Curriculum), 1999
  • Innovative Teaching Award (Undergraduate Technology Curriculum), 1998
  • Distinguished Service Award, School of Business, 1997
  • Lilly Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (MBA Program), 1992
  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award (1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1995)
  • Lieber Associate Teaching Excellence Award, Indiana University, 1978

Professional Interests

Enterprise Systems and Applications, Emerging Technologies, Operations Research & Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Computer Simulation

Current Projects

  • Development of Business Analytics Programs

Selected Publications

  • Campbell, G, V. A. Mabert, and A. K. Soni (2006), "A Case of Pratt and Whitney Aircraft's Commercial Spares Planning," Communication of the International Information Management Association Journal (CIIMA), Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 11-22. Read Abstract ››

  • Mabert, V. A., A. K. Soni, and M. A. Venkataramanan (2006), "Model Based Interpretation of Survey Data: A Case Study of Enterprise Resource Planning Implementations," Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 16-29. Read Abstract ››

  • Schoenherr, T., M. A. Venkataramanan, A. K. Soni, V. A. Mabert, and D. Hilpert (2005), "The 'New' Users: SMEs and the Mittelstand Experience," in E. Bendoly and R. F.  Jacobs (eds.), Strategic ERP Extension and Use, Stanford University Press, pp. 36-51.

  • Bendoly, E, A. K. Soni, and M. A. Venkataramanan (2004), "Value Chain Resource Planning: Adding Value with Systems Beyond the Enterprise," Business Horizons, Vol. 47, No. 2, March-April, pp. 79-86. Read Abstract ››

  • Mabert, V. A., A. K. Soni, and M. A. Venkataramanan (2003), "The Impact of Organization Size on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementations in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector," Omega, Vol. 31, pp. 235-246. Read Abstract ››

  • Mabert, V. A., A. K. Soni, and M. A. Venkataraman (2003), "Enterprise Resource Planning: Managing the Implementation Process," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 146, No. 2, April, pp. 302-314. Read Abstract ››

  • Mabert, V. A., A. K. Soni, and M. A. Venkataramanan (2001), "Enterprise Resource Planning: Common Myths Versus Evolving Reality," Business Horizons, Vol. 44, No. 3, May, pp. 69-76.

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  • Soni, A. K., V. A. Mabert, and M. A. Venkataramanan (2001), "Enterprise Resource Planning: Measuring Value," Production & Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 42, No. 3 & 4, pp. 46-51.