Prof. Dr. Jens Dibbern

University of Bern

Contact

Current contact information are available on the website of the University of Bern.

 

Research Interest

  • Information systems outsourcing/offshoring
  • Empirical research methods
  • Cross cultural issues
  • Software industrialization
  • ICT supported distributed work
  • Knowledge management

Teaching

Lectures for Graduates

  • Fall/Winter 2007: "Information Resource Management II" (English)
  • Spring/Summer 2008: "Data and Knowledge Management" (German)
  • Spring/Summer 2007: "Data and Knowledge Management" (German)
  • Winter 2006/2007: "Information Resource Management II” (English)
  • Summer 2006: "Data and Knowledge Management" (German)
  • Winter 2005/2006: "Management der Informationswirtschaft" (German), University of Göttingen
  • Winter 2005/2006: "Information Resource Management II” (English)
  • Summer 2005: "Data and Knowledge Management" (German)
  • Winter 2004/2005: "Information Management" (English)
  • Winter 2004/2005: "Case Studies in Information Management” (English)
  • Winter 2000/2001: "Case Study Course in Information Systems / Technology Management” (English)
  • Winter 1999/2000: "Case Study Course in Information Systems / Technology Management” (English)

Lectures for Undergraduates

  • Fall/Winter 2007: Introduction to Information Systems: Integrated Business Systems

Lectures for Graduates and PhD Candidates

  • Winter 2005/2006: "Theoretischer Empirismus im Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaftsinformatik und Betriebswirtschaftslehre" (German)
  • Winter 2003/2004: "Theoretischer Empirismus im Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaftsinformatik und Betriebswirtschaftslehre" (German)

Seminars for Graduates

  • Fall/Winter 2007: " Software Engineering and Management Aspects of Software as a Service (SaaS) as a Distribution Model of Enterprise Application Software"
  • Fall/Winter 2007: "Telco IT of the Future"
  • Fall/Winter 2007: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Global IT Management and Sourcing (English), with Armin Heinzl and Jessica Winkler
  • Winter 2005/2006: "New Challenges for IT-Governence and Software Management" (English), University of Göttingen
  • Winter 2004/2005: "Mobile Business" (English), with Franz Rothlauf
  • Summer 2004: "Industrialization of software production" (English), with Rudy Hirschheim, Armin Heinzl, and Franz Rothlauf
  • Summer 2001: "Information Systems Outsourcing in the Age of the New Economy: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions" (English), with Rudy Hirschheim and Armin Heinzl
  • Summer 1999: "The Diffusion of Electronic Commerce” (German), with Wolfgang Güttler

Tutorials

  • Winter 2006: "Theoretischer Empirismus im Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaftsinformatik und Betriebswirtschaftlehre" (German) im Rahmen der Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2006, mit Armin Heinzl
  • Winter 2004: "Theoretischer Empirismus im Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaftsinformatik und Betriebswirtschaftlehre" (German) im Rahmen der Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2004, mit Armin Heinzl

Education

  • Habilitation (Venia Legendi) at the University of Mannheim, Germany (April 2009)
  • Dissertation (Doctor rer. pol. ) at the University of Bayreuth, Germany (Dec. 2003)
  • University of Bayreuth (Spring 1996 - Fall 1998) Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Fall 1994 - Spring 1996)<br>Degree: Equivalent of M.B.A. (Dipl.-Kaufmann) Majors: Finance and Banking, Taxes and Corporate Public Accounting, Information Systems
  • HypoVereinsbank AG, München (Fall 1992 - Summer 1994) Apprenticeship (Bankkaufmann)
  • German armed forces (Summer 1991 - Summer 1992)
  • Emil-von-Behring-Gymnasium Erlangen (High School: 1982 - 1991)

Community Activities

Association Memberships

  • Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB)
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Editorial Board Membership

  • Associate Editor of <a href="http://www.misq.org/" target="_blank">MIS Quarterly</a>, since 2009
  • Senior Editor of "The <a href="http://the-database.org/" target="_blank">DATA BASE</a> for Advances in Information Systems", 2006 - present
  • Co-Editior, Special Issue on Information Systems Sourcing, <a href="http://www.springer.com/business/business+information+systems/journal/10796" target="_blank">"Information Systems Frontiers"</a>

Reviewer for Academic Journals

  • Management Science
  • Strategic Information Systems Journal (SISJ)
  • Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB)
  • Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW)
  • Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ)
  • The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems
  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS)
  • Journal of Information Technology (JIT)
  • Information Systems Frontiers

Reviewer for Conferences

  • Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftinformatik (WI)
  • Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI)
  • International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS)
  • Hawaii International Conference of System Sciences (HICSS)
  • European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS)
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)

Own Organized Conference

  • 3rd International Conference on Outsourcing of Information Services (<a href="http://www.icois.de/" target="_blank">ICOIS</a>) at Villa Bosch, Heidelberg, May 29-30, 2007, together with Armin Heinzl and Rudy Hirschheim
  • 2nd International Conference on Outsourcing of Information Services (<a href="http://www.icois.de/" target="_blank">ICOIS</a>) at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, June 22nd-23rd 2001, Schloss Thurnau, together with Armin Heinzl and Rudy Hirschheim

Professional

  • University of Mannheim, Department of Business Management and Information Systems:<br> "Habilitand” (equivalent to assistant professor) (since April 2004)<br>Reserach assistant (since Oct. 2002)
  • University of Bayreuth, Department of Information Systems and BF/M Bayreuth (Business Administration Research Center for Small and Medium Sized Firms): Research assistant (Jan. 1999 - Sept. 2002)
  • University of Houston, Texas, USA, C.T. Bauer College of Business, Department of Decision and Information Sciences: Visiting scholarship (Summer 1999)
  • Siemens Limited, Toronto, Kanada (Spring 1997), Internship
  • HypoVereinsbank AG, München (Spring 1996), Working Student
  • Siemens Power Corporation, Milwaukee, USA (Fall 1995), Internship
  • Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany (Summer 1992), Internship

Honors and Awards

  • 10-year Best Paper Award of the journal WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK for the paper, "Outsourcing der Informationsverarbeitung im Mittelstand: Test eines Multitheoretischen Kausalmodells", with Armin Heinzl, Volume 43, No. 4, 2001. Reprint in both German and English language to appear in a special issue of WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK.
  • Awarded with the 2004 dissertation prize from the Alcatel SEL Foundation for Communica-tion Research which is endowed with 5.000,-- Euro.
  • Selected to participate in the 2001 International Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium in New Orleans. Participation in this four-day consortium is by invitation only, and is limited to twenty students from the U.S., and twenty international students

Projects

  • CollaBaWü (Collaborative, Component-Based Business Application Software Development within the Financial Service Provider Domain in "Baden-Wuerttemberg”)<br> <a href="http://www.collabawue.de/" target="_blank">www.collabawue.de</a>
  • <a href="http://interdig.berlecon.de/" target="_blank">INTERDIG</a> Internationalization of Information Services (2005 – 2008)<br>A project of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research<br>In cooperation with ZEW, RWI, and Berlecon Research
  • Project ICOS: Intercultural Study of Outsourcing of Information Systems; sponsored by the German National Research Foundation from Oct. 2000 to Sept. 2002