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Gilad Ravid (גלעדר)

AffiliationBen Gurion University of the Negev
Personal sitehttp://www.ravid.org/gilad
Gilad Ravid (BSc in Agricultural Engineering, Technion; MBA specialization in Management Information Systems and Operations Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Ph.D. University of Haifa, Israel) is Postdoctoral Fellow at USC Annenberg Center for Communication and a faculty member in the Industrial engineering and Management Department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He also served as a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Ruppin Institute. Gilad has published in the areas of distance education, supply chain management simulations and group online communication. Dr. Ravid examines the modern dynamics of the group in the context of the digital age. Through controlled experiments with simulated managerial games and multi-player internet simulations, he has developed a theoretical model for virtual group interaction which he explains in his recent dissertation, Information Sharing via CMC in Small Groups: Communication, Group and Task Influences on Information Sharing.