William Edward Remus

Professor Emeritus of Information Technology Management

Academic Background

  • 1974 - PhD, Management, Michigan State University
  • 1972 - MBA, Production, Michigan State University
  • 1968 - MS, Electrical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • 1967 - BS, Electrical and Science Engineering University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Decision Making
  • Behavioral Forecasting
  • Interface Design for Decision and Forecasting Support Systems

Selected Publications

Hill, T., M. O'Connor and W. Remus, Neural Networks for Time Series Forecasting, Management Science, 1996, 42 (7), pp. 1082-1091.

Remus, W. and J. Kottemann, Toward Intelligent Decision Support Systems: A Proposal for an Artificially Intelligent Statistician, Management Information System Quarterly, 1986, 10(4), pp. 403-418.

Remus, W., A Study of Graphical and Tabular Displays and Their Interaction with Environmental Complexity, Management Science, 1987, 33(9), pp. 1200-1205.

Remus, W., O'Connor, M. and K. Griggs, The Impact of Information of Unknown Correctness on the Judgmental Forecasting Process, International Journal of Forecasting, 1998, 14, pp. 313-322.

Remus, W. and J. Kottemann, A Test of the Anchor & Adjustment Model for Decision Making, Decision Support Systems, 1995, 15, pp. 63-74.

Davis, F., J. Kottemann and W. Remus, Computer Assisted Decision Making: Performance, Beliefs, and the Illusion of Control, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 1994, 57, pp. 26-37.

Kottemann, J. and W. Remus, A Study of the Relationship Between Decision Model Naturalness and Performance, Management Information Systems Quarterly, 1989, 13(2), pp. 171-182.


Doctoral Level Courses in Experimental Design.

Masters Level Courses in Data Communication, Telecommunication, Information Technology, and Statistics.

Bachelors Level Courses in Information Technology, and Statistics.


William Remus has won numerous teaching awards including the University of Hawaii's Presidential Citation and the teaching award of the College Student Journal.

He has also been a Fulbright Fellow to Malaysia.

His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation.

He has given seminars in many places around the world including Tokyo, Osaka, Taipei, Xian, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Singapore, Sydney, and Christchurch.

Dr. Remus is the past Graduate Chair of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Communication and Information Science. 

Additional Information

For relaxation, William Remus plays the music of Indonesia with the Gamelan Ensemble; they play Gamelan in the style of Surakarta, Yogjarkarta, and Bali. 

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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
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Contact Info

(808) 956-7430
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