Dr. Bryon Balint
Dr. Bryon Balint
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
Email: Dr. Bryon Balint
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- Ph.D. - Carnegie Mellon University, Industrial Administration (Information Systems), 2010
- M.S. - Carnegie Mellon University, Industrial Administration (Information Systems), 2007
- M.B.A. - Georgia State University (Information Systems), 2001
- B.A. - University of North Carolina (Economics and Psychology), Chapel Hill, 1995
- IBM Consultant Certification, 1998
- SAP ABAP/4 Developer Certification, 1995
- Assistant Professor of Information Systems Management, Belmont University
- SAP Technical Consultant, Hitachi Consulting, 2004 - 2005
- SAP Technical Manager, Morrison Homes, 2001 - 2004
- Senior SAP Consultant, IBM Corporation, 1995 - 2001
- Balint, B., and Rau-Foster, M. (2014). Cybersnooping: I See What You Did There. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, forthcoming.
- Balint, B. and Arnett, B. A. (2014). Information Technology Process Standardization at Cobb EMC: A Case Study. Business Studies Journal, forthcoming.
- Balint, B. (2011). Difficulties in Enterprise Systems Implementation: The Case of Millicent Homes. Journal of Information Technology Case and Applications Research, 13(3).
RECENT PRESENTATION OF REFEREED PAPERS
- Balint, B., and Rau-Foster, M. (2014). Cybersnooping: I See What You Did There. Allied Academies Summer International Conference, Nashville, TN.
- Ballint, B. (2012). Standardization Frameworks in Services Offshoring: The Relationship between Process Implementation Thoroughness, Task Complexity, and Performance Improvement. Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, HI.
- Balint, B. P. (2010). Difficulties in Enterprise Systems Implementation: The Case of Millicent Homes. Workshop on Enterprise Systems Research in MIS, St. Louis, Missouri.
- Balint, B. P. (2009). Process Standardization in Services Outsourcing: From Implementation to Performance Improvement. INFORMS, San Diego, California.
Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Balint worked for more than 10 years as a consultant to companies implementing enterprise software systems such as SAP. His duties included custom development as well as the management of development and technical resources. His client list included IBM, Lockheed Martin, Coca-Cola Enterprises, UCB Chemical, Getrag Automotive, and others. He developed and taught courses on SAP's proprietary programming language, ABAP/4.His research interests include an examination of process standardization in the context of business services off shoring, communication and privacy in electronic social networks, and organizational impacts of Information Systems. Dr. Balint also serves as Belmont's faculty coordinator for the SAT University Alliance.
Dr. Balint was selected to participate in two doctoral consortia in Information Systems. His research has been published in Journal of Information Technology Case and Applications Research, Business Studies Journal, and Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict. He has also presented his research at the Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Academy of Management (AOM), and the Hawaiian International Converence on System Sciences (HICSS).
Dr. Balint is a member of several professional organizations including INFORMS, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the Association for Information Systems. He has served as a deacon and a Bible study teacher at churches in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Nashville.