BUFFALO, N.Y. -- H. Raghav Rao, SUNY Distinguished Service
Professor in the University at Buffalo School of Management, was
honored with international recognition for his research
An article co-authored by Rao received a Citation of Excellence
award for 2012 from Emerald Management Reviews.
The award, presented by Emerald Group Publishing Limited,
recognizes the 50 most outstanding articles published by the
world's top 300 management journals, due to its proven impact since
Rao's article, "A Trust-Based Consumer Decision-Making Model in
Electronic Commerce: The Role of Trust, Perceived Risk and their
Antecedents," appeared in the journal Decision Support Systems in
2008. It was chosen for the award from among Emerald's vast
database of more than 300,000 journal articles.
"This is an extraordinary achievement and one of the highest
accolades an author can receive," said Arjang Assad, dean of the
School of Management. "It is a testament to Professor Rao's
continued excellence in research and publishing."
Rao, a professor in the School of Management's Department of
Management Science and Systems, co-authored the article with Dan
Kim, an associate professor of information technology and decision
sciences at the University of North Texas who received his
doctorate from the UB School of Management in 2003, and Donald
Ferrin, a professor of organizational behavior and human resources
at Singapore Management University.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited is a leading independent
publisher of global research with impact in business, society,
public policy and education.
The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on
real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global
perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school has
been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes,
U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the
quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides
its graduates. For more information about the UB School of
Management, visit http://mgt.buffalo.edu.