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Donna Stoddard

Associate Professor

Academic Division: TOIM
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Bio

Donna Stoddard is Associate Professor and Chair of the Technology, Operations and Information Management (TOIM) Division at Babson College. Dr. Stoddard teaches undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses related to management information systems and business strategy. Before joining the Babson faculty, Dr. Stoddard was on the faculty at Harvard Business School where she taught in the MBA and executive education programs. She is a graduate of Creighton University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Harvard Business School where she received her BS, MBA and DBA, respectively. Dr. Stoddard has explored how small and large companies leverage enterprise systems to improve communication and collaboration. She completed a study which documented the "State of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) in Massachusetts". In addition, she is conducting research related to digital government, electronic commerce, managing the IT infrastructure and IT business innovation. Dr. Stoddard has written a number of cases and articles on reengineering and the impact of information technology on the structure and strategy of the firm. Dr. Stoddard’s articles have been published in such journals as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, MIS Quarterly and Journal of MIS. Before entering the doctoral program at the Harvard Business School, Dr. Stoddard spent several years in various marketing positions at IBM where she worked with large financial services and manufacturing companies, and she was on the audit staff at KPMG Peat Marwick Mitchell. Dr. Stoddard has served as a keynote speaker at management and senior executive conferences sponsored by KPMG Peat Marwick, Ernst & Young, The Travelers, MIT, Boston University, State Street Boston Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, and SIEMENS Rolm Communications. Dr. Stoddard is a trustee for the Carroll School. Formerly, she served on the Board of Directors and the Board of Overseers for the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, was a trustee and member of the executive committee of the Meadowbrook School of Weston and a trustee and member of the executive committee for Noble and Greenough School.

Academic Degrees

  • DBA, Harvard University, Graduate School of Business
  • MBA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BS, Creighton University

Academic Interests

Information Technology Support for Innovation; Business Process Engineering; Electronic Commerce

Courses

Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • FME 1001: FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
  • SME 2012: MANAGING INFORMATION TECH AND SYSTEMS

Publications

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Stoddard, D.B., Balachandra, L. (2016). ISlide Inc..
  • Stoddard, D.B. (2007). Legacy Bank.
  • Stoddard, D.B. (2007). Saphia Lifestyle Beverages. Babson College,
  • Stoddard, D.B., Lentz, C., Power, B., Rangan , S. (2005). Proctor and Gamble.
  • Stoddard, D.B., Starr, D. (2003). Travelers Bond Construction Services Redesign. Babson College, BAB-076.

Reports

  • Stoddard, D.B. (2005). State of Minority Business in Massachusetts submitted to Kaufflman Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Conference Proceedings

  • Shankaranarayanan, G., Iyer, B.R., Stoddard, D.B. (2012). Quality of Social Media Data and Implications of Social Media for Data Quality. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ – 2012),

Presentations

  • ISlide USA
    Stoddard, D., Balachandra, L. ISlide USA USASBE , San Diego, CA (2016)
  • Action Trumps Everything
    Stoddard, D. Action Trumps Everything Continuum's for Economic Development Forum , Memphis, TN (2015)
  • Foundations of management and entrepreneurship: Developing entrepreneurial leaders the Babson way
    Greenberg, D., Stoddard, D. Foundations of management and entrepreneurship: Developing entrepreneurial leaders the Babson way Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, Lowell, MA (2015)
  • Social Media Data and Data Quality
    Stoddard, D. Social Media Data and Data Quality ICIQ Paris(2012)
  • Quality of Social Media Data and Implications of Social Media for Data Quality
    Shankaranarayanan, G., Iyer, B., Stoddard, D. Quality of Social Media Data and Implications of Social Media for Data Quality The 17th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2012), Paris, France (2012)
  • Minority Women Entrepreneurs
    Stoddard, D. Minority Women Entrepreneurs Black Afinity Conference(2011)

  • Stoddard, D. Goldman Sachs Teaching Group(2010)
  • Social Entrepreneurship
    Stoddard, D. Social Entrepreneurship Ashoka Conference - Harvard(2009)
  • Supporting the Growth of Women’s Business Ownership through Professional and Workforce Development
    Barton, M., , M., , B., Stoddard, D. Supporting the Growth of Women’s Business Ownership through Professional and Workforce Development USASBE, Anaheim, CA (2008)
  • Supporting the Growth of Women’s Business Ownership through Professional and Workforce Development
    Barton, M., , M., , B., Stoddard, D. Supporting the Growth of Women’s Business Ownership through Professional and Workforce Development USASBE, Anaheim, CA (2008)
  • Cases on Minority Women Entrepreneurs
    Stoddard, D. Cases on Minority Women Entrepreneurs Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs, Dallas (2007)
  • Using Cases for Teaching and Research
    Stoddard, D. Using Cases for Teaching and Research PhD Program Doctoral Student Consortium, Keystone Colorado (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case Study
    Stoddard, D. Legacy Bank Case Study Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs Forum, San Francisco, CA (2007)
  • Strategic Planning
    Stoddard, D., Thornton, E. Strategic Planning Accelerating the Growth of Women Entrepreneurs Forum, San Francisco, CA (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case STudy
    Stoddard, D. Legacy Bank Case STudy Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs Forum, Atlanta (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case Study
    Stoddard, D. Legacy Bank Case Study Accellerating Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs, Philadelphia (2007)
  • Presented Cases
    Stoddard, D. Presented Cases Accelerating the Growth of Women of Color Entrepreneurs Research Forums , Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington DC (2007)
  • Presentation
    Stoddard, D. Presentation Accelerating the Growth of Women of color Research Forum, San Francisco (2006)
  • Presentation
    Stoddard, D. Presentation Accelerating the Growth of Women of color Research Forum, Washington DC (2006)
  • Foundation Management Experience
    Neck, H., Stoddard, D. Foundation Management Experience USASBE’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Course , Tuscon, AZ (2006)