Thomas Kude
Associate Professor, Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) Department

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Habilitation, University of Mannheim, Business School  

PhD in Information Systems, University of Mannheim, Business School

Diploma (combined Bachelor's and Master's degree) in Information Systems, University of Mannheim 



Research Areas

Digital business (Platform strategies, Agile software development, Cloud computing)

IT management (IT governance, IT security, IT sourcing) 

Academic Publications
  "How Pair Programming Influences Team Performance: The Role of Backup Behavior, Shared Mental Models, and Task Novelty" (T. Kude, S. Mithas, C. Schmidt, A. Heinzl), Information Systems Research, Dec 2019, Vol. 30, Issue 4, p. 1145‑1163
  "Artificial Intelligence and IT Professionals" (S. Mithas, T. Kude, J. Whitaker), IT Professional, May 2019, Vol. 20, Issue 5, p. 6‑13
  "Knowledge Boundaries in Enterprise Software Platform Development: Antecedents and Consequences for Platform Governance" (J. Foerderer, T. Kude, S. Schuetz, A. Heinzl), Information Systems Journal, Jan 2019, Vol. 29, Issue 1, p. 119‑144
  "Successfully Governing Software Ecosystems: Competence Profiles of Partnership Managers" (T. Kude, T. Huber, J. Dibbern), IEEE Software, Jan 2019, Vol. 36, Issue 3, p. 39‑44
  "Does Platform Owner's Entry Crowd Out Innovation? Evidence from Google Photos" (J. Foerderer, T. Kude, S. Mithas, A. Heinzl), Information Systems Research, Jun 2018, Vol. 29, Issue 2, p. 444‑460
  "Achieving IT-based Synergies Through Regulation-oriented and Consensus-oriented IT Governance Capabilities" (T. Kude, M. Lazic, A. Heinzl, A. Neff), Information Systems Journal, Jan 2018, Vol. 28, Issue 5, p. 765‑795
  "Governance Practices in Platform Ecosystems: Navigating Tensions Between Cocreated Value and Governance Costs" (T. Huber, T. Kude, J. Dibbern), Information Systems Research, Sep 2017, Vol. 28, Issue 3, p. 563‑584
  "Digitization and Disciplined Autonomy" (S. Mithas, T. Kude), IT Professional, Sep 2017, Vol. 19, Issue 5, p. 4‑8
  "Service-Channel Fit Conceptualization and Instrument Development: A Mixed Methods Study in the Context of Electronic Banking" (H. Hoehle, T. Kude, S. Huff, K. Popp), Business & Information Systems Engineering, Apr 2017, Vol. 59, Issue 2, p. 97‑110
  "Big Data Breaches and Customer Compensation Strategies: Personality Traits and Social Influence as Antecedents of Perceived Compensation" (T. Kude, H. Hoehle, T. Sykes), International Journal of Production and Operations Management, Jan 2017, Vol. 37, Issue 1, p. 56‑74
  "The Sourcing of Software Services: Knowledge Specificity and the Role of Trust" (J. Dibbern, W. Chin, T. Kude), The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, May 2016, Vol. 47, Issue 2, p. 36‑57
  "Understanding the Role of Organizational Integration in Developing and Operating Software-as-a-Service" (S. Stuckenberg, T. Kude, A. Heinzl), Journal of Business Economics, Nov 2014, Vol. 84, Issue 8, p. 1019‑1050
  "Why Do Complementors Participate? An Analysis of Partnership Networks in the Enterprise Software Industry" (T. Kude, J. Dibbern, A. Heinzl), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, May 2012, Vol. 59, Issue 2, p. 250‑265

Awards and Distinctions

- ESSEC Foundation Research Award (2020) 

- Best Published Paper in 2018, Information Systems Research (INFORMS) (2019)

- Association for Information Systems (AIS) Early Career Award (2018)

- Best Reviewer Award, International Conference on Software Business (2016)


Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  Business & Information Systems Engineering, Associate Editor
  Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Editorial Review Board

Useful Links
Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS)
Personal Links
Google Scholar profile
Tel: +33 (0)1 34 43 28 40

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